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IN PICTURES: Opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics took place on Friday in a nearly empty stadium after a year-long pandemic postponement.The curtailed celebration began with a video showing athletes training at home during the pandemic before fireworks burst into the air above the Olympic Stadium.Just a few hundred officials and dignitaries were in the stands […]

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IN PICTURES: Sri Lanka braces for it’s worst ever marine disaster

An environmental disaster off the coast of Sri Lanka got worse after a large container ship carrying chemicals and plastic caught fire, sank and could now begin an ‘almost inevitable’ oil spill making it one of Sri Lanka’s worst-ever marine disasters. The MV X-Press Pearl has nearly 350 tonnes of oil in its fuel tanks. […]

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IN PICTURES, Hurricane Laura: Devastation from one of strongest storms to hit United States