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Documenting India’s Distinctive Birdhouses – The New York Times

Some years ago, while exploring Bhuj, a small city in Gujarat, India’s westernmost state, I stumbled upon a beautiful and initially enigmatic structure: a column that supported an enclosure adorned with hundreds of holes. It seemed to me to be a geometric abstraction of a giant tree — until a pigeon peeped out from one …

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G7 launches $600bn infrastructure plan to counter China | News

The G7 Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment will help finance infrastructure projects in developing nations. The leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) nations have pledged to raise $600bn in private and public funds over five years to finance infrastructure in developing countries and counter China’s older, multitrillion-dollar Belt and Road project. US President …

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Zoo offers the public a peek at endangered sun bears rescued from illegal wildlife trade

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Cambodian sun bears Jamran and Bopha didn’t have a great start in life — but their luck turned around after a wildlife organization rescued them and transferred them to the Perth Zoo in South Perth, Australia. The zoo recently gave animal lovers a behind-the-scenes view on Facebook …

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US aims to raise $200 billion as part of G7 rival to China’s Belt & Road

US President Joe Biden attends a working lunch with other G7 leaders to discuss shaping the global economy at the Yoga Pavilion, Schloss Elmau in Kuren, Germany, June 26, 2022. Kenny Holston/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 26 (Reuters) – The United States aims to raise $200 …

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Biden officials to keep private the names of hospitals where patients contracted Covid

“Not knowing what the likelihood of getting transmission in the hospital really impacts an individual’s ability to quote unquote ‘make a personal decision’ on their risk levels,” said Mia Ives-Rublee, a disability rights advocate who has a lung condition that makes her more susceptible to Covid. Over the four weeks ending June 19, US hospitals …

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Boris Johnson seeks to stay in power until the mid-2030s

UK’s Johnson does not expect fresh leadership challenge Johnson wants three terms to tackle regional inequality British PM pressured by poll losses after leadership vote PM declines comment on 150,000-pound treehouse for son KIGALI, June 25 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he aims to remain in power until the middle …

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Japan tops 104 degrees for first time in June amid record heat wave

Placeholder while article actions load In a blistering hot June around the Northern Hemisphere, in which heat records have fallen on every continent, Japan is the latest to swelter. On Saturday, temperatures there shot above 104 degrees (40 Celsius) for the first time on record during the month, another clear sign of the sweeping effects …

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Charles tells Commonwealth leaders dropping Queen is ‘for each to decide’ | commonwealth of nations

The Prince of Wales has told Commonwealth leaders that keeping the Queen as head of state or becoming a republic is “a matter for each member country to decide”. Charles made the comments during the opening ceremony of a summit of Commonwealth prime ministers and presidents in Rwanda. He said he believed such fundamental changes …

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Charles tells Commonwealth leaders dropping Queen is ‘for each to decide’ | commonwealth of nations

The Prince of Wales has told Commonwealth leaders that keeping the Queen as head of state or becoming a republic is “a matter for each member country to decide”. Charles made the comments during the opening ceremony of a summit of Commonwealth prime ministers and presidents in Rwanda. He said he believed such fundamental changes …

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