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Djokovic back on top after Nadal withdraws in Paris

Improbable as it seemed when Novak Djokovic had elbow surgery in February before slumping into a crisis of confidence, the Serb was guaranteed a return to world number one on Wednesday, Reuters reports. The 31-year-old did not even have to...
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Calgary Olympic committee recommends city scrap 2026 Winter Games bid

Calgary’s Olympic assessment committee on Tuesday recommended the city scrap a bid for the 2026 Winter Games after a funding row with the Canadian government, Reuters reports. A full vote of council on whether to officially take the western...
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New report outlines air pollution measures that can save millions of lives

Millions of lives could be saved and one billion people living in Asia could be breathing clean air by 2030 if 25 simple and cost-effective measures are implemented, according to a new UN report. Currently, about 4 billion people – 92 per...
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Producing bitcoin currency could void climate change efforts – scientists

Demand for bitcoin could single-handedly derail efforts to limit global warming because the increasingly popular digital currency takes huge amounts of energy to produce, scientists said on Monday, Reuters reports. Producing bitcoin at a pace...
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Symposium for think tanks from China, CEEC

High-level symposium of think tanks from China and Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) will take place in Skopje on October 30-31, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Institute of Geo-Strategic Research and Foreign Policy,...
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Eurostat: Macedonians’ life expectancy – 75,4 years

The life expectancy of an average Macedonian citizen is 75,4 years, which is by 5,6 years shorter than EU nationals, a Eurostat survey has shown. Citizens of Switzerland have the longest life expectancy (83,7 years), followed by Spaniards (83,5),...
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Public lecture, workshop Unearthing State Violence

Interdisciplinary programme Radical Education and the PLAYUK festival of the British Council host October 29-30 a public lecture and workshop Unearthing State Violence with Forensic Architecture in the Skopje-based Museum of Contemporary Art. The...
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Seventy women killed between 2008-2016, femicide still not defined as crime

Seventy women were killed in Macedonia between 2008-2016. Institutions do not recognize data related to femicide, because it is not defined as a crime in the Criminal Code, heard a presentation of an analysis by the National network to end...
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‘French Spiderman’ arrested after scaling London skyscraper

French urban climber Alain Robert has been arrested after scaling one of London’s tallest buildings, AP reports. Robert climbed the 662-foot (202-meter) Heron Tower without ropes or safety gear on Thursday as police cordoned off the building,...
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Microplastics found in human stools in ‘first study of its kind’

New research presented at the 26th UEG Week (United European Gastroenterology Week) in Vienna has revealed that researchers have found microplastics in human stools for the first time, AFP reported. Carried out by researchers from the Medical...