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    Nine dead in Myanmar as police fire to break up protests as diplomatic effort stalls

  • ‘Nobody is safe anymore’: Afghans in shock after three female media workers killed

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    ‘Nobody is safe anymore’: Afghans in shock after three female media workers killed

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    Dutch police: Explosive ‘must have been placed’ at coronavirus testing location

  • Thai activist accused of burning king's portrait arrested

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    Thai activist accused of burning king's portrait arrested

  • S.Korea probing two deaths after AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine

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    S.Korea probing two deaths after AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine

  • More demonstrations in Myanmar as Asean diplomatic effort stalls

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    More demonstrations in Myanmar as Asean diplomatic effort stalls

  • UK to receive 10 million AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine doses from India's Serum Institute

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    UK to receive 10 million AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine doses from India's Serum Institute

  • Africa’s Covid-19 fight boosted as jabs reach Nigeria, Angola

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    Africa’s Covid-19 fight boosted as jabs reach Nigeria, Angola

  • In Iraq, Pope reaches out to top Shiah cleric

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    In Iraq, Pope reaches out to top Shiah cleric

  • Report: Saudi Arabia says Covid-19 vaccination required for 2021 Haj

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    Report: Saudi Arabia says Covid-19 vaccination required for 2021 Haj

  • Biden withdraws Tanden's nomination to be White House budget chief

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    Biden withdraws Tanden's nomination to be White House budget chief

  • UK requests UN Security Council meeting on Myanmar

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    UK requests UN Security Council meeting on Myanmar

  • Thirteen die in collision of truck, crowded SUV near US-Mexico border

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    Thirteen die in collision of truck, crowded SUV near US-Mexico border

  • Chinese delegates to propose vaccine passports at annual meetings, says report

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    Chinese delegates to propose vaccine passports at annual meetings, says report

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    Sources: US expected to sanction Russia over Navalny poisoning

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    Germany to extend coronavirus lockdown until March 28

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    WASHINGTON, March 3 ― Vernon Jordan, who grew up in the segregated South to become an influential leader in the American civil rights movement, Washington politics and Wall...

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    YANGON, March 3 ― A Myanmar journalist live-streamed police shooting close to his apartment as they detained him in a crackdown on protesters against military rule. “Help,...

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    NEW YORK, March 3 ― Myanmar's ambassador to the United Nations in New York has formally staked his claim as the country's legitimate representative while the junta seeks to...

  • Texas governor lifts state's mask mandate, business restrictions

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    Texas governor lifts state's mask mandate, business restrictions

    HOUSTON, March 3 ― Texas governor Greg Abbott issued the most sweeping rollback of coronavirus restrictions of any US state yesterday, lifting a mask mandate and saying most...

  • Biden orders states to prioritise vaccinations for teachers; sets one-shot target by end-March

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    Biden orders states to prioritise vaccinations for teachers; sets one-shot target by end-March

    WASHINGTON, March 3 ― President Joe Biden yesterday ordered US states to prioritise Covid-19 vaccinations for teachers to ensure children could return to school quickly and...

  • Biden takes steps to help Merck boost Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine supply

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    WASHINGTON, March 3 ― Merck & Co Inc will help make rival Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine in order to boost the slower-than- promised production of the one-dose...

  • Pentagon concerned by UN report indicating possible North Korea nuclear reprocessing

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    Pentagon concerned by UN report indicating possible North Korea nuclear reprocessing

    WASHINGTON, March 3 ― The Pentagon expressed concern yesterday about a UN report indicating possible reprocessing of nuclear fuel for bombs by North Korea, and said such...

  • Brazil governors to buy vaccines directly due to slow federal rollout

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    BRASILIA, March 3 ― Brazilian state governors scrambling to secure Covid-19 vaccines said yesterday they are getting together to bypass President Jair Bolsonaro's government and...

  • US presses Ethiopia to end Tigray violence, protect civilians

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    US presses Ethiopia to end Tigray violence, protect civilians

    WASHINGTON, March 3 ― US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken yesterday pressed Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to end hostilities in the northern Tigray region, citing a...

  • New York governor Cuomo under pressure to quit as third woman alleges harassment

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    New York governor Cuomo under pressure to quit as third woman alleges harassment

    NEW YORK, March 2 ― NEW YORK, March 3 ― New York governor Andrew Cuomo was fighting for his political life yesterday after a third woman accused him of sexual harassment. The...

  • Politicians, doctors and a fortune-teller: Myanmar’s new wave of detainees

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    Politicians, doctors and a fortune-teller: Myanmar’s new wave of detainees

    YANGON, March 2 — Since Myanmar’s military seized power in a coup on Feb. 1, overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, security forces have detained more than 1,000...

  • Asean says it is ready to assist Myanmar, calls for peaceful solution

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    Asean says it is ready to assist Myanmar, calls for peaceful solution

    YANGON, March 3 —The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) on Tuesday called on all parties to refrain from instigating further violence in Myanmar and to seek a...

  • Thai court approves arrest warrant for activist accused of burning king’s portrait

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    Thai court approves arrest warrant for activist accused of burning king’s portrait

    BANGKOK, March 2 — A Thai criminal court today approved an arrest warrant for an anti-government activist accused of burning a portrait of the country’s king over the weekend....

  • Sweden heading into third wave of pandemic, Covid czar warns

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    Sweden heading into third wave of pandemic, Covid czar warns

    STOCKHOLM, March 2 — Sweden appeared headed into a third wave of the pandemic, the Health Agency said today, as it tightened crowd restrictions for shops amid a recent rise in...

  • Surging Nigeria violence sends thousands fleeing to Niger, says UN

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    Surging Nigeria violence sends thousands fleeing to Niger, says UN

    GENEVA, March 2 — The United Nations warned today that bloodshed in northwestern Nigeria was fuelling an exodus into neighbouring Niger, where violence was also rising. The UN...

  • German prosecutor gets complaint over Khashoggi death

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    German prosecutor gets complaint over Khashoggi death

    BERLIN, March 2 — Germany’s prosecutor general received a criminal complaint from media watchdog Reporters Without Borders against Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin...