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In Indonesia, drone deliveries provide lifeline for isolating COVID patients

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A group of drone enthusiasts in Indonesia are using their aerial skills to help during the pandemic by providing a contactless medicine and food...

Civil unrest could spike COVID-19 infections

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South Africa has passed the peak of the Coronavirus third wave, which has infected over two million people, Acting Health Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi said...

Spitfire 5518 restoration progressing despite COVID hiccups

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Over the past 12 months, the SAAF Museum Spitfire Restoration Project has much inaction mainly due to the effects of COVID-19, with a major...

Airbus CEO urges trade war ceasefire, easing of COVID travel bans

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The head of European planemaker Airbus called on Saturday for a “ceasefire” in a transatlantic trade war over aircraft subsidies, saying tit-for-tat tariffs on...

UN rights experts urge Uganda to halt pre-election violence, arrests

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United Nations human rights experts called on Uganda on Tuesday to rein in violent security forces and drop charges against political opponents and activists...

States can restrict protests on public health grounds, UN says

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Governments have the right to restrict protests on public health grounds, the UN Human Rights Committee said on Wednesday. The committee stepped in to formulate...

COVID floors aero suppliers after years of planemaker blows

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Before the 737 MAX and COVID-19 crises rocked aviation, Boeing offered a major 737 supplier, Teledyne Controls, a take-it-or-leave-it deal. If the Teledyne Technologies unit also...

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Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

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One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...