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Major cruise lines to restart voyages for vaccinated passengers

Carnival and Royal Caribbean said late last week their first post-pandemic cruises will set sail in July, after the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) earlier this month gave the green light to allow trips with passengers and crew who received COVID-19 vaccinations.

UN urges 'political process' amid Gaza reconstruction

As thousands of Gazans slowly tried to piece back together their lives, top UN staff visited the territory after an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire Friday halted 11 days of mutual bombardment, where they warned of the deep psychological trauma of the violence.

Two months after Palma raid, Mozambique survivors still on run

Relieved to be now safe in Pemba, the capital city of northern Cabe Delgado province, the 21-year-old mother sat under a makeshift shelter at Paquitequete beach, holding her four-day-old daughter, loosely wrapped with a burgundy floral fabric.

Scientists restore partial sight in blind man

The technique known as optogenetics, which has been developed in the field of neuroscience over the last 20 years, involves genetically altering cells so they produce more light-sensitive proteins.

BBC announces internal probe into Diana interview fiasco

An investigation by retired senior judge John Dyson concluded last Thursday that journalist Martin Bashir had tricked Diana's brother Charles Spencer into helping to arrange the 1995 interview, in which she spoke candidly about her troubled marriage to Prince Charles.

Boris Johnson sets wedding date: report

Known for his colourful love life, Boris Johnson will be only the second British prime minister ever to marry while in office, following Robert Jenkinson in 1822.