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Australia Raises Alarm after 29 Norwegians Die Following Immunization with Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine

 Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt said that the country is seeking urgent information on the deaths of 29 elderly Norwegian patients following their immunization with the Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA vaccine against Covid-19.

Anže Lanišek second in Zakopane Ski Jumping World Cup

Zakopane – Slovenia’s Anže Lanišek took second place at the Zakopane Ski Jumping Word Cup individual event on Sunday. Norway’s Marius Lindvik won the competition, whereas his fellow Norwegian Robert Johansson placed third.

Lanišek, who was in the lead after the first round with his 133.5 metre-long jump, had to concede to Lindvik, losing by a whisker.

Covid-19: Norway Will Impose New Restrictions to Contain the Virus

Scandinavian country Norway will be introducing new tougher restrictions and measures amid concerns about rising coronavirus cases.

Serving alcohol will be banned in establishments and at events nationwide.

Private gatherings outside of one's own household with more than five people are also forbiden.

Norway: Rescue Operations Continue in Search of People after the Landslide

Rescuers found one body on Friday, two days after a landslide in southern Norway swept away at least nine buildings, police said, with nine people still missing.

Another 10 people were injured after Wednesday's landslide in the residential area in the Gjerdrum municipality, about 30 km (19 miles) north of the capital, Oslo.

Turkey climbs up in UN human development index rankings

Classified in the very high human development category for the second time in a row, Turkey climbed up five places and ranked 54th among 189 countries and territories last year.

The country posted a 0.820 value in the human development index (HDI), a figure reported by the U.N. Development Program (UNDP) for 189 countries revealed on Tuesday.

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