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  • Russia calls on Israel to halt settlement activities in Palestinian territories

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    Russia calls on Israel to halt settlement activities in Palestinian territories

  • US vows to keep speaking out until China stops ‘genocide’

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    US vows to keep speaking out until China stops ‘genocide’

  • Brazil ex-health minister saw no need for Pfizer vaccine, say sources

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    Brazil ex-health minister saw no need for Pfizer vaccine, say sources

  • EU agency says mRNA jabs ‘promising’ against India variant

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    EU agency says mRNA jabs ‘promising’ against India variant

  • Experts blast early pandemic failures as India deaths top 250,000

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    Experts blast early pandemic failures as India deaths top 250,000

  • Russia has vaccinated 14 million against Covid, deputy PM says

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    Russia has vaccinated 14 million against Covid, deputy PM says

  • UK’s PM Johnson announces Covid-19 public inquiry

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    UK’s PM Johnson announces Covid-19 public inquiry

  • Hong Kong legislators pass ‘patriotic’ oath law

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    Hong Kong legislators pass ‘patriotic’ oath law

  • Two Palestinians killed by Israeli army in West Bank, says ministry

    11 hours ago

    Two Palestinians killed by Israeli army in West Bank, says ministry

  • Pope’s joy as he resumes audience with public

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    Pope’s joy as he resumes audience with public

  • Iran’s Ahmadinejad submits name for presidential poll

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    Iran’s Ahmadinejad submits name for presidential poll

  • Hungary’s opposition plans joint primary in bid to unseat PM Orban in 2022

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    Hungary’s opposition plans joint primary in bid to unseat PM Orban in 2022

  • Norway will not use AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, says daily VG

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    Norway will not use AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, says daily VG

  • Russia reports 8,217 new Covid-19 cases, 355 deaths

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    Russia reports 8,217 new Covid-19 cases, 355 deaths

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    WHO warns of new India Covid strain

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    Victoria on Covid alert again

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    New EU case against AstraZeneca

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  • Doubts surround India’s official Covid-19 death toll

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    Doubts surround India’s official Covid-19 death toll

    NEW DELHI, May 12 — India’s coronavirus death toll passed 250,000 on Wednesday but comparisons of official data with those from people on the frontlines suggested the true...

  • Myanmar beauty queen takes up arms against junta

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    Myanmar beauty queen takes up arms against junta

    YANGON, May 12 — A former Myanmar beauty queen has joined ethnic rebels to take up arms against the country’s military junta, posting photos of herself with an assault rifle....

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    IS-linked militants kill four farmers in Indonesia

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  • Air France, Airbus to stand trial over 2009 Rio-Paris crash, says court

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    Air France, Airbus to stand trial over 2009 Rio-Paris crash, says court

    PARIS, May 12 — Air France and Airbus must stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges over the 2009 crash of a Rio de Janeiro to Paris flight that killed all 228 people on...

  • Over 1,000 rockets fired from Gaza towards Israel since Monday, says army

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    Over 1,000 rockets fired from Gaza towards Israel since Monday, says army

    JERUSALEM, May 12 — Palestinian militants in Gaza have fired more than 1,000 rockets towards Israel since Monday evening, when hostilities escalated dramatically following days...

  • Media: Myanmar arrests 39 over blasts, seeking training with rebels

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    Media: Myanmar arrests 39 over blasts, seeking training with rebels

    YANGON, May 12 — Myanmar security forces have arrested 39 people suspected of being behind explosions and arson attacks as well as trying to get military training with an ethnic...

  • India’s Covid deaths cross quarter million mark, no sign of peak

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    India’s Covid deaths cross quarter million mark, no sign of peak

    BENGALURU, May 12 — India said on Wednesday a record number of people were killed by the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, pushing its overall death toll over a quarter million,...

  • Another Thai protest leader says has Covid-19 after weeks in jail

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    Another Thai protest leader says has Covid-19 after weeks in jail

    BANGKOK, May 12 — Another leader from Thailand’s anti-government protest movement has tested positive for the coronavirus after spending eight weeks in jail pending trial on...

  • Taiwan warns on rising Covid-19 risk, stocks tank

    18 hours ago

    Taiwan warns on rising Covid-19 risk, stocks tank

    TAIPEI, May 12 — Taiwan may raise its Covid-19 alert level in the “coming days”, Health Minister Chen Shih-chung said on Wednesday, warning of an extremely serious situation...

  • Australia tracing source of Covid-19 case in Victoria state

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    Australia tracing source of Covid-19 case in Victoria state

    SYDNEY, May 12 — Authorities in Australia’s second most populous state warned on Wednesday the next few days would be critical to preventing a coronavirus outbreak after a man...

  • Mexico to start late-stage clinical trial for China’s mRNA Covid-19 vaccine

    19 hours ago

    Mexico to start late-stage clinical trial for China’s mRNA Covid-19 vaccine

    MEXICO CITY, May 12 — Mexico plans to start a late-stage clinical trial this month for a Covid-19 vaccine candidate developed by China using similar technology to shots from...

  • On eve of expected ouster, Cheney slams Republican colleagues for backing Trump

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    On eve of expected ouster, Cheney slams Republican colleagues for backing Trump

    WASHINGTON, May 12 — US Representative Liz Cheney, speaking on the House floor on Tuesday, a day before her expected ouster from a Republican leadership post, chastised her...

  • WHO: Indian Covid-19 variant found in 44 countries

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    WHO: Indian Covid-19 variant found in 44 countries

    GENEVA, May 12 — The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a variant of Covid-19 behind the acceleration of India’s explosive outbreak has been found in dozens of...

  • Israel declares state of emergency in Lod, blaming ‘riots’ by Arab minority

    21 hours ago

    Israel declares state of emergency in Lod, blaming ‘riots’ by Arab minority

    JERUSALEM, May 12 — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday declared a state of emergency in the central city of Lod as police accused Arab residents of waging...

  • Pfizer asks UK regulator to approve vaccine for teenagers

    21 hours ago

    Pfizer asks UK regulator to approve vaccine for teenagers

    LONDON, May 12 — Pfizer Inc has submitted data on its Covid-19 vaccine among 12- to 15-year-olds to Britain’s health regulator, a company spokesman said on Tuesday, paving the...

  • Middle East strife drags in reluctant Biden

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    Middle East strife drags in reluctant Biden

    WASHINGTON, May 12 — Joe Biden entered the White House hoping to avoid entanglement in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But, like US presidents before him, a crisis is dragging...

  • Accused in killing of Black US jogger deny hate charges

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    Accused in killing of Black US jogger deny hate charges

    WASHINGTON, May 12 — Three white men accused over the death of African-American jogger Ahmaud Arbery pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to hate crime charges and attempted...

  • Hamas rockets target Tel Aviv after Israeli raid flattens Gaza tower

    22 hours ago

    Hamas rockets target Tel Aviv after Israeli raid flattens Gaza tower

    TEL AVIV, May 12 — Palestinian militants Hamas fired a barrage of rockets at Israel’s economic hub Tel Aviv on Tuesday in retaliation for an Israeli strike that destroyed a...

  • Serial killer nurse gets life over US hospital murders

    22 hours ago

    Serial killer nurse gets life over US hospital murders

    WASHINGTON, May 12 — An American nurse was sentenced to life imprisonment on Tuesday over the murder of seven veterans to whom she had given lethal doses of insulin while they...