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  • US calls for pause to J&J Covid-19 vaccine over rare blood clots

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    US calls for pause to J&J Covid-19 vaccine over rare blood clots

  • Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for four months for 2019 protest

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    Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong jailed for four months for 2019 protest

  • Philippines summons Chinese ambassador over vessels in disputed waters

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    Philippines summons Chinese ambassador over vessels in disputed waters

  • China urges US to refrain from playing with fire on Taiwan issue

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    China urges US to refrain from playing with fire on Taiwan issue

  • Russia reports 8,173 new Covid-19 cases, 338 deaths

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    Russia reports 8,173 new Covid-19 cases, 338 deaths

  • Austrian Health Minister Anschober says he is stepping down, exhausted

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    Austrian Health Minister Anschober says he is stepping down, exhausted

  • Australia Post ex-CEO says PM Morrison ‘humiliated’ her over Cartier watch bonus

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    Australia Post ex-CEO says PM Morrison ‘humiliated’ her over Cartier watch bonus

  • German government seeks law change to take back pandemic control from states

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    German government seeks law change to take back pandemic control from states

  • Iran’s Zarif warns US against sabotage, sanctions

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    Iran’s Zarif warns US against sabotage, sanctions

  • India approves Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

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    India approves Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

  • Thailand reports 965 new Covid-19 cases as biggest holiday begins

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    Thailand reports 965 new Covid-19 cases as biggest holiday begins

  • Australia reports second Astrazeneca blood clot case, vaccine rollout steady

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    Australia reports second Astrazeneca blood clot case, vaccine rollout steady

  • Understanding the plan to release treated Fukushima water

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    Understanding the plan to release treated Fukushima water

  • Myanmar activists cancel new year festivities, hold silent protests

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    Myanmar activists cancel new year festivities, hold silent protests

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  • Bangladesh under eight-day closure amid Covid surge

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    Bangladesh under eight-day closure amid Covid surge

  • Protests in Minneapolis after Black man killed by police

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    Protests in Minneapolis after Black man killed by police

  • India is second worst-hit Covid-19 country

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    India is second worst-hit Covid-19 country

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    Suu Kyi hit with new criminal charge

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  • Covid-19 pandemic ‘a long way from over’, WHO’s Tedros says

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    Covid-19 pandemic ‘a long way from over’, WHO’s Tedros says

    GENEVA, April 13 — Confusion and complacency in addressing Covid-19 means the pandemic is a long way from over, but it can be brought under control in months with proven public...

  • China says release of Fukushima water ‘extremely irresponsible’

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    China says release of Fukushima water ‘extremely irresponsible’

    BEIJING, April 13 — China today hit out at Japan’s plan to release more than one million tonnes of treated water from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean as...

  • Police say Minnesota officer in Black man's killing mistakenly fired gun instead of Taser

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    Police say Minnesota officer in Black man's killing mistakenly fired gun instead of Taser

    MINNEAPOLIS, April 13 — The fatal police shooting of a young Black man in a Minneapolis suburb appeared to result from an officer mistakenly opening fire with her gun instead of...

  • World Bank, Gavi urge countries with excess Covid-19 vaccines to release them

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    World Bank, Gavi urge countries with excess Covid-19 vaccines to release them

    WASHINGTON, April 13 — World Bank President David Malpass and José Manuel Barroso, chair of the Gavi vaccine alliance, on Monday discussed the importance of countries with...

  • Japan to release treated Fukushima water into the sea, says PM

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    Japan to release treated Fukushima water into the sea, says PM

    TOKYO, April 13 — Japan’s government has approved a plan to release over one million tonnes of treated water from the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean, Prime...

  • Philippines’ Duterte reappears in public, dismisses rumours of health problems

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    Philippines’ Duterte reappears in public, dismisses rumours of health problems

    MANILA, April 13 — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte reappeared in public on Monday after an absence of nearly two weeks which had fuelled concerns about his health that the...

  • Student shot dead at Knoxville high school after police say he fired on them

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    Student shot dead at Knoxville high school after police say he fired on them

    WASHINGTON, April 13 — Police shot and killed a Knoxville, Tennessee, high school student on Monday after they said he opened fire on them in a campus bathroom, wounding an...

  • Regeneron says antibody injection drastically reduced Covid infection

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    Regeneron says antibody injection drastically reduced Covid infection

    WASHINGTON, April 13 — People who were exposed to Covid and received under-the-skin injections of Regeneron’s synthetic antibody treatment were 81 per cent less likely to...

  • Biden warns ‘no justification’ for violent protest after ‘tragic’ police shooting

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    Biden warns ‘no justification’ for violent protest after ‘tragic’ police shooting

    WASHINGTON, April 13 — US President Joe Biden on Monday called the shooting of a Black motorist by police “tragic” but warned that violent protests were unjustifiable. The...

  • Curfew in Minneapolis after police killing of Black man

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    Curfew in Minneapolis after police killing of Black man

    MINNEAPOLIS, April 13 — Authorities in and around Minneapolis have announced a curfew for Monday night after a police officer shot dead a young Black man, dramatically...

  • Teething problems: Bidens’ dog Major goes back to school

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    Teething problems: Bidens’ dog Major goes back to school

    WASHINGTON, April 13 — The Bidens’ rambunctious young dog Major is leaving the White House again, this time for extra schooling in how to behave more like a presidential...

  • Pandemic hits ‘critical point’ as Europe deaths top one million

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    Pandemic hits ‘critical point’ as Europe deaths top one million

    GENEVA, April 13 — Europe passed the grim milestone of one million coronavirus deaths yesterday, as the World Health Organization warned that infections are rising exponentially...

  • UK hits key vaccine target just as pubs, shops and salons reopen

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    UK hits key vaccine target just as pubs, shops and salons reopen

    UK hits key vaccine target just as pubs, shops and salons reopen LONDON, April 13 — Britain said late Monday it had hit a target to offer a coronavirus vaccine first dose to all...

  • Study: English Covid variant not linked to more serious infections

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    Study: English Covid variant not linked to more serious infections

    PARIS, April 13 — The English variant of the novel coronavirus does not increase the severity of Covid-19 compared to other strains, according to research published today that...

  • Two ex-Milosevic aides played pivotal role in 1990s Balkan wars, say UN prosecutors

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    Two ex-Milosevic aides played pivotal role in 1990s Balkan wars, say UN prosecutors

    THE HAGUE, April 1— UN prosecutors told judges today that two former Serbian security officials who served under Slobodan Milosevic helped train and equip ethnic Serbs to...

  • Gunman shoots man dead, injures woman in front of Paris hospital

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    Gunman shoots man dead, injures woman in front of Paris hospital

    PARIS, April 12 — An unidentified gunman shot dead a man and injured a woman on Monday in Paris before fleeing on a motorcycle, in what the local mayor said appeared to be a...

  • Russian prison threatens to force feed hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, say allies

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    Russian prison threatens to force feed hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, say allies

    MOSCOW, April 12 — Staff at the Russian prison holding hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny are threatening to force feed him, his allies said today, warning he had...

  • Taiwan reports largest incursion yet by Chinese air force

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    Taiwan reports largest incursion yet by Chinese air force

    TAIPEI, April 12 —Twenty-five Chinese air force aircraft including fighters and nuclear-capable bombers entered Taiwan’s air defence identification zone (ADIZ) today, the...

  • EU sanctions Iran militia, police, three prisons over 2019 protests

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    EU sanctions Iran militia, police, three prisons over 2019 protests

    BRUSSELS, April 12 — The European Union targeted eight Iranian militia commanders, police chiefs and three prisons over a deadly crackdown in November 2019 by Iranian...