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WHO: “Access Initiative for Quitting Tobacco” to help people quit smoking launched

On July 11, 2020, the World Health Organization launched “Access Initiative for Quitting Tobacco”. The initiative is to help 1.3 billion global tobacco users to quit the habit of smoking. Highlights The initiative is to provide free access to people that need resources to quit tobacco such as nicotine replacement therapy. It will also provide ..

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Denman Glacier: Deepest Point on Land found in Antarctica

The deepest point on the land of Earth has been identified under the Denman Glacier in East Antarctica. The glacier is a canyon completely covered with ice that reaches 3.5Km (11,500 ft) below the sea level, making it the deepest point on the land of our planet. Until today, the deepest point found on the ..

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Jordan: Underwater Museum Of Military Vehicles unveiled

Jordan has unveiled its 1st Underwater Military Museum on the bed of Red Sea off the coast of Aqaba. As part new underwater military museum the kingdom submerged several military vehicles, including tanks, troop carriers and even a decommissioned Jordanian Armed Forces’ AH-1 Cobra helicopter into the waters of the Red Sea. Before the vehicles ..

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India Signs Christchurch Call to Action

India has decided to sign an international call initiated by the governments of France and New Zealand along with top social media companies to eliminate the violent and terrorist content online. Christchurch Call to Action Christchurch Call to Action was initiated after the Christchurch attacks. Christchurch Call to Action was signed and adopted with participation ..

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Omar al-Razzaz sworn-in as new Prime Minister of Jordan

Omar al-Razzaz, the former World Bank Economist, has been sworn-in as the new Prime Minister of Jordan after King Abdullah issued a decree approving the new government. He succeeded Hani al-Mulki, who resigned following mass protests over price hikes and other government economic policies. Omar, who studied at Harvard University, was tasked with reviewing the ..

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