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Taiwan's opposition legislators have thrown pig guts and exchanged blows in parliament amid a heated row over the easing of US pork imports.

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Photos and videos show dramatic visuals of the farmers clashing with police, who have used tear gas and water cannons to stop them.

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When officials in Utah on Monday revealed they had found a shimmering, metal structure deep in the Red Rock desert, they refused to say exactly where.

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Different doses of the vaccine were mistakenly used in the trial. Some volunteers were given shots half the planned strength, in error. Yet that "wrong" dose turned out to be a winner.

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Elephants regularly swarm to the landfill site near a wildlife sanctuary in the eastern town of Ampara.

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Dyson is best known for vacuum cleaners, air purifiers and hair dryers.

But the new investment will pay for more engineers and scientists in fields such as software, machine learning and robotics.

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Huge crowds turned out to pay their respects, with many weeping, blowing kisses and praying as they filed past his coffin.

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Donald Trump has said he will leave the White House if Joe Biden is formally confirmed as the next US president.

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Tens of thousands of farmers are travelling from Punjab to Delhi to protest against controversial reforms.

Videos show dramatic visuals of the farmers clashing with police, who have used tear gas and water cannons to stop them from entering Delhi.

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Replying to @BBCNewsbeat: NOT NOW, STRANGE UTAH MONOLITH.

We have other things to deal with right now

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NOT NOW, STRANGE UTAH MONOLITH.

We have other things to deal with right now

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Adar Poonawalla, CEO of the Serum Institute of India, has said his company is ready to "push the button" to make 100 million doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine a month in the country.

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Replying to @ArunodayM: With two consecutive quarters of negative growth, India is technically in #Recession but contraction is expected to narrow f…

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With two consecutive quarters of negative growth, India is technically in #Recession but contraction is expected to narrow from minus 23.9% from last quarter. A quick glance at the economy ahead of #GDP figures today with @PoojaAgarwal92 and Vishnu Vardhan on @BBCIndia #COVID19

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The farmers pushed barricades as they crossed into neighbouring Haryana state on Thursday, with photos and videos showing them clashing with police.

There is heavy security in Delhi and metro services have been disrupted.

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Drinks - Australia are 64 for 0 with 37.0 overs left

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When Santosh Esram first arrived in Neelam Thogu, a village in Telangana, he found people living in poverty and children with no school. He had come to the village with his friends to distribute food and medicine.

But they ended up staying on.

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"We will never have sufficient supply of vaccines. The prioritisation of recipients is going to be a considerable challenge"

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Smartphone addiction is unlikely to be caused by notifications, a study by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) suggests.

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Replying to @BBC100women: The coronavirus pandemic could wipe out more than two decades of gender equality progress, new global data from @UN_Women

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Maradona produced the pass that won the final against West Germany and was perhaps at his best in the semi-final against Belgium, where he scored twice.

But it is the quarter-final against England that stands as the defining moment of his life.

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"We will never have sufficient supply of vaccines. The prioritisation of recipients is going to be a considerable challenge"

Experts believe vaccinating a billion Indians is not going to be easy.

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The coronavirus pandemic could wipe out more than two decades of gender equality progress, new global data from @UN_Women suggests.

#BBC100Women

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