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General Assembly approves UN regular budget for 2023

United Nations, USA | Xinhua | The General Assembly on Friday approved an annual regular budget for the United Nations of about 3.396 billion U.S. dollars. The 2023 budget is higher than that of 2022, which stood at 3.122 billion dollars. The regular budget covers UN activities across a range of areas, …

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Germany logs second hottest year on record

Berlin, Germany | Xinhua | Germany recorded its hottest year in 2022 with an annual mean temperature of 10.5 degrees Celsius, the National Meteorological Service (DWD) said on Friday. The country saw an “exceptional weather year,” the DWD said. Temperatures were 2.3 degrees Celsius above the value of the internationally valid reference …

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The world reacts to Pele’s death

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | Following are reactions to the death of Brazilian football legend Pele. The only player to win the FIFA World Cup three times died aged 82 on Thursday after a battle with cancer. FIFA PRESIDENT GIANNI INFANTINO “His legacy is impossible to summarize in words. “To …

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Cristiano Ronaldo joins Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr FC

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | Xinhua | Al Nassr Football Club from Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday that it has officially signed 37-year-old Portugese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo until 2025. “History in the making. This is a signing that will not only inspire our club to achieve even greater success but inspire our league, our …

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