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Mexican scientist who revealed threat to ozone layer dies

Mexican scientist Mario Molina, who became his country's first winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work on the threat to the ozone layer from chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), died on Wednesday ...

Jose Mario Molina, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, attends the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) in Cancun, 20 March 2010.

Global COVID-19 cases nearing 36.8m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 36.8 million mark, while the deaths have soared to more than 1,066,800, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

Chinese tourists wear masks as they arrive at Suvarnabhumi Airport during a welcome ceremony of Chinese Lunar New Year travellers in Bangkok, Thailand, 22 January 2020.

Global COVID-19 cases top 36.4m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 36.4 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 1,060,860, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

People wearing protective masks walk past an ATM machine of ING bank, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Ronda, southern Spain, 8 October 2020.

Global COVID-19 cases cross 32.4m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 32.4 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 987,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

People wearing protective face masks walk in a busy street in Paris as France reinforces mask-wearing in public places as part of efforts to curb a resurgence of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) across France, 18 September 2020.

Global COVID-19 cases top 31.7m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 31.7 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 975,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

People mourn a victim of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a cemetery known locally as "the COVID-19 cemetery", in Trinidad, Bolivia 7 June.

Global COVID-19 cases nearing 31m: Johns Hopkins

The overall number of global coronavirus cases was nearing the 31 million mark, while the deaths have increased to almost 960,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

A medical worker in protective suit collects a swab from a man to conduct free nucleic acid tests for residents in the residential compound, after new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were found in Urumqi, Xinjiang province, China on 19 July.

Global COVID-19 cases top 30.6m: Johns Hopkins

cases stood at 30,674,077 and the fatalities rose to 955,440, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.

Ambulance workers pushes a stretcher with a patient at a nursing home during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Leganes Madrid, near Madrid, Spain.

Mexico nears 70,000 official COVID-19 deaths, but toll likely far higher

The confirmed coronavirus death toll in Mexico is primed to hit 70,000 when official data is released on Friday, a grim milestone for a country among those most affected by the pandemic.

A healthcare worker puts on his protective suit while using a robot to carry out consultations with patients suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at NOVA hospital in Monterrey, Mexico 18 August, 2020.

Mexican airport site emerges as major graveyard of Ice Age mammoths

"This place was like a paradise," he told Reuters, noting that as the last glaciers melted a wide range of mammals - including ancient species of camels, horses and buffalo - lived along what would ...

Mammoth bones are pictured at a site where archaeologists and workers of Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) work at a site where more than 100 mammoth skeletons have been identified, along with a mix of other ice age mammals, at an area where a new international airport is currently being built, in Zumpango, near Mexico City, Mexico, 8 September 2020.

Bannon, key to Trump's rise, charged with conspiracy to commit fraud, money laundering

Prosecutors accused the defendants of defrauding hundreds of thousands of donors through a $25 million crowdfunding campaign called "We Build the Wall"

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon exits the Manhattan Federal Court, following his arraignment hearing for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, US on 20 August 2020
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