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Do vaccines work against Omicron and what is their efficacy? Here’s what experts say
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Do vaccines work against Omicron and what is their efficacy? Here’s what experts say

Preliminary results from a small study in South Africa suggested there was up to a 40-fold drop in the ability of the antibodies from the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to neutralise Omicron

Norway club launches QR code jersey to defend rights in Qatar ahead of the 2022 World Cup
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Norway club launches QR code jersey to defend rights in Qatar ahead of the 2022 World Cup

The first division team will don the jersey on Sunday against Viking during the Norwegian league's last match before the winter break.

Christmas party in Norway leaves at least 50 infected with Omicron variant, says official
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Christmas party in Norway leaves at least 50 infected with Omicron variant, says official

More cases are expected. Effective tracing is being done to limit transmission routes and prevent major outbreaks, the Oslo Municipality said in a statement

Anju Bobby George wins World Athletics' Woman of the Year Award
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Anju Bobby George wins World Athletics' Woman of the Year Award

The 44-year-old Anju, the only Indian to have won a medal in the World Championships with a long jump bronze in the 2003 edition, was named for the award in the world body's annual awards night.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Late goals help Dutch book place at mega event, Turkey, Ukraine into play-offs
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Late goals help Dutch book place at mega event, Turkey, Ukraine into play-offs

The Netherlands join Belgium, England, Germany, Denmark, France, Croatia, Switzerland, Spain and Serbia to have qualified directly from Europe.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: France draw again as Dutch roll
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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: France draw again as Dutch roll

France drew their fifth successive match as Anthony Martial scored his first international goal in five years to earn Didier Deschamps' side a point in Kiev.

Explained: Amid Britney Spears' disclosure about IUD imposed on her, a look at history of forced sterilisation across the world
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Explained: Amid Britney Spears' disclosure about IUD imposed on her, a look at history of forced sterilisation across the world

Forced sterilisation is a violation of rights relating to many different aspects — information, reproduction as per one's choice, health, privacy and dignity.

Norway decides against boycotting FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar
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Norway decides against boycotting FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar

Norway, which has not qualified for a major international competition since Euro 2000, is currently fourth in its World Cup qualifying group.

Three T20 World Cup European qualifiers cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Three T20 World Cup European qualifiers cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

The T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier, due to be hosted in Canada between 17 and 23 July, involving the hosts, Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Panama and the USA, has been postponed due to government and travel restrictions

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Cristiano Ronaldo fumes after winner denied, Belgium held
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Cristiano Ronaldo fumes after winner denied, Belgium held

Portugal drew 2-2 in Belgrade, despite Ronaldo believing he had scored the winner in the third minute of stoppage time when the ball appeared to cross the goalline before Stefan Mitrovic cleared.

'Human rights, on and off pitch' Norway stage 2022 Qatar World Cup protest
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'Human rights, on and off pitch' Norway stage 2022 Qatar World Cup protest

Haaland, national captain Odegaard as well as teammates wore the shirts, with their protest printed in black and white, as the national anthems were played before kick-off in the World Cup qualifier against Gibraltar.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Netherlands beaten by Turkey, France held by Ukraine, Belgium cruise past Wales
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Netherlands beaten by Turkey, France held by Ukraine, Belgium cruise past Wales

The defeat was a dreadful start to the campaign for the Netherlands, who failed to qualify for either Euro 2016 or the 2018 World Cup, but are one of the fancied sides ahead of the delayed Euro 2020 finals this year.

Denmark, Norway, Iceland suspend use of AstraZeneca's COVID jab over concerns about post-vaccine blood clots
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Denmark, Norway, Iceland suspend use of AstraZeneca's COVID jab over concerns about post-vaccine blood clots

As of 8 March, 22 cases of blood clots had been reported among more than three million people vaccinated in the European Economic Area, the European Medicines Agency said

UN Security Council to debate impacts of global warming on world peace this week
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UN Security Council to debate impacts of global warming on world peace this week

The Biden administration's arrival may change the Security Council's dynamics on key issues, according to diplomats.

India slips one spot down to 131st rank on UN’s 2020 human development index; Norway tops list
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India slips one spot down to 131st rank on UN’s 2020 human development index; Norway tops list

While lauding India's commitment to reducing carbon emissions, UNDP’s Shoko Noda said the drop in ranking doesn't mean ‘India didn't do well but other countries did better’

We've been profiting by slaughtering Antarctica's wildlife since it was discovered 200 years ago
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We've been profiting by slaughtering Antarctica's wildlife since it was discovered 200 years ago

Before 1833, at least seven million fur seals were killed in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic.

Germany, France prepare for more curbs amid second coronavirus wave; EU looks at a 'different Christmas'
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Germany, France prepare for more curbs amid second coronavirus wave; EU looks at a 'different Christmas'

German officials have agreed to a four-week shutdown of restaurants, bars, cinemas, theatres and other leisure facilities in a bid to curb a sharp rise in coronavirus infections

Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic region hits a new record high temperature of 21.7 degrees Celsius
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Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic region hits a new record high temperature of 21.7 degrees Celsius

Average temperatures in Svalbard could rise by a total of 10C by 2100 if world greenhouse gas emissions keep climbing.

Coronavirus pandemic: Professional footballers in Norway temporarily laid off to cope with impact of COVID-19
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Coronavirus pandemic: Professional footballers in Norway temporarily laid off to cope with impact of COVID-19

With stadiums closed and uncertainty over TV revenues, clubs in other countries have issued financial warnings, and Norway is believed to be the first country to announce such sweeping temporary layoffs

100,000 casualties in Afghanistan over past 10 years, says UN report; 'imperative for all to stop fighting' says security council representative Tadamichi Yamamoto
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100,000 casualties in Afghanistan over past 10 years, says UN report; 'imperative for all to stop fighting' says security council representative Tadamichi Yamamoto

Report released by UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan comes as seven-day 'reduction of violence' agreement between US, Taliban takes effect