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WHO declares end to second Ebola outbreak in Guinea

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The second outbreak, which was announced in February, killed at least 12 people.

Uganda imposes new COVID restrictions as cases surge

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Uganda is among some African countries seeing a dramatic rise in the number of infections amid a vaccine shortage.

Tropical Storm Claudette brings rain, floods to US Gulf Coast

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Claudette dumps heavy rain on parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, the Florida Panhandle and Alabama.

Nigeria: The tweet that got Twitter banned

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Is the Nigerian government’s Twitter ban more about controlling dissent than about regulating the platform?

How China’s ageing population may topple its economic ambitions

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China is struggling to encourage couples to have more children, risking its long-term economic prospects.

Euro 2020: Spain, Portugal, France and Germany in action

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Spain, Portugal, Germany and France all in action at the Euro 2020 on Saturday.

Ban Ki-moon: The UN in a divided world

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The former United Nations chief reflects on the role of his former organisation in today's world.

Milkha Singh: India’s ‘Flying Sikh’ dies of COVID aged 91

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Singh, a four-time Asian Games gold medallist, passed away at a hospital in the north Indian city of Chandigarh.

Will Ethiopia’s elections be free and fair?

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The Stream also looks at COVID's Delta variant and the mysterious 'Havana syndrome'.

Australia takes wine dispute with China to WTO as sales plunge

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Wine tariffs Beijing imposed doubled or tripled price of Australian wine making Chinese market unviable for exporters.

Apple Daily executives face national security charge in HK court

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Two newspaper officials are charged with collusion with foreign powers, raising alarm over media freedoms in the city.

In COVID hit Asia, mixed messages on refugee vaccinations

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While refugees in Aceh get jabs, those elsewhere worry about being forgotten - or arrested as the pandemic spreads.

UN chief Antonio Guterres sworn in for second term

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Guterres, the only candidate for the UN’s top post, said he was 'humbled and energised' by the support.

US bishops to draft Communion statement that may rebuke Biden

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Risking division within the US Catholic Church, bishops take aim at a Catholic president who supports abortion rights.

Who is Pedro Castillo, Peru’s presumed president-elect?

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The official vote count gives Castillo a slim margin over rival Keiko Fujimori, who is contesting the results.

Amid hesitancy, VP Harris urges Black Americans to get COVID jabs

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The US vice president is encouraging jabs among minority groups whose rates of vaccination are lower than average.

Eriksen discharged from hospital after ‘successful’ operation

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Danish FA says Eriksen discharged nearly a week after suffering cardiac arrest during a Euro 2020 match.

AstraZeneca and EU both claim victory in vaccine battle

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AstraZeneca ordered to deliver 80.2 million vaccine doses to EU by Sept 27, but EU wanted 120 million by end of...

Bagging groceries for extra cash, Mexican elderly told to pack up

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Walmart de Mexico, the country's biggest retailer, told grocery baggers that they need not come back to work.

Swiss court gives Liberian rebel 20-year sentence for war crimes

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Alieu Kosiah found guilty on 21 charges, including rape, deploying child soldiers and an act of cannibalism.

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