COVID vaccine shortfall: The Abu Dhabi art dealer peddling jabs

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An Abu Dhabi art gallery owner offered to procure COVID-19 vaccines for the Czech government amid global jab shortfall.

Are Jerusalem riots linked to the Palestinian elections? – analysis

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This is Fatah's way of winning votes - by presenting itself as being at the forefront of the battle against Israeli measures and policies...

The high cost of India’s cheap garment exports

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The garment industry is exacerbating India's growing water crisis.

Jury deliberations begin in Derek Chauvin murder trial

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The jury will determine whether former police officer Derek Chauvin is guilty of murdering George Floyd.

EU warns ‘spark’ could set of escalation at Ukraine borders

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Russia's troop deployment has sparked fears of an imminent escalation in hostilities in eastern Ukraine.

Cape Verde ruling party maintains grip on power

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Movement for Democracy party is expected to hand Ulisses Correia e Silva a second five-year term as PM.

UEFA blasts ‘disgraceful’ Super League plan as backlash grows

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UEFA threatens to ban clubs and players joining a breakaway Super League that has plunged European football into crisis.

COVID variants are hitting US young hard

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Faster-spreading COVID variants are sending children and young adults to hospital with serious symptoms.

Pakistan PM calls for West to criminalise blasphemy against Islam

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PM Imran Khan calls on Western governments to treat insults against Islam’s prophet as it does the Holocaust.

UK race report attempted to normalise white supremacy: UN experts

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UN working group slams controversial report commissioned by the government, but PM Johnson stands by findings.

Is the South African COVID variant immune to vaccines?

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Dr Khan examines fears that the coronavirus variant which began in South Africa might be able to evade current vaccines.

Amnesty: ‘Alarming crackdown’ on rights defenders in Congo

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The rights group says activists who have spoken about the economic crisis and the handling of pandemic were targeted.

New Zealand says it will set China policy, not US-led Five...

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Minister also says New Zealand is 'uncomfortable' with expanding remit of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing group.

Bangladesh extends coronavirus lockdown for another week

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Bangladesh extends nationwide lockdown for yet another week to counter the spike in infections, says official.

Britain’s Johnson cancels India trip amid record COVID spike

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British PM cancels his first major foreign visit since taking power in 2019 as coronavirus cases surge in India.

ISIL-linked group in Egypt claims execution of Copt, 2 tribesmen

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A 13-minute video released by Sinai Province showed three men from Sinai being shot dead by armed men.

How the siege of Sarajevo changed war reporting

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From the use of armoured cars and flak jackets to digital technology and live satellite broadcasts.

COVID roundup: India’s rising cases and a ‘travel bubble’

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India continues reporting over 200,000 daily cases, but Australia and New Zealand open quarantine-free 'travel bubble'.

Will Russia attack Ukraine?

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Moscow is massing its troops along the border with its neighbour amid heightened tension.

‘Like fire-fighting’: China carmakers struggle with chip shortage

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Automakers around the world have had to adjust assembly lines due to chip shortages caused by high demand for cars.

New record rise in India’s COVID cases, deaths; curfew in capital

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Delhi to be under curfew as India sees 273,810 new cases, taking total caseload past 15 million and record 1,619 deaths.