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Sunday, 09 May 2021
Under intense pressure to ease protections for vaccine manufacturers, Washington's Trade Representative Katherine Tai said Wednesday the country 'supports the waiver of those protections for Covid-19 vaccines'
Tai issued a statement Wednesday signalling the shift in Washington's position towards an intellectual property waiver on the vaccines needed to battle the pandemic
Under its terror reign, IS engaged in abductions, be headings and enslavement, especially of women. Thousands died in the fight to oust the militants from Iraqi territory
Somalia said in a statement it and Kenya were resuming ties on the basis of 'non-interference in each other’s affairs'
Ongwen surrendered to US special forces who were hunting Kony in the Central African Republic in early 2015 and he was transferred to the ICC to face trial
The head of the EU executive said the bloc's vaccination effort was accelerating
The Interior Department announcement comes after officials in March said they were reversing a Trump policy that ended criminal prosecutions against companies responsible for bird deaths that could have been prevented
In a message to the Catholic Bishops' Conference in India, the pontiff offered his 'heartfelt solidarity and spiritual closeness to all the Indian people'
Tweeting ahead of his arrival, Jean-Yves Le Drian said French travel restrictions on Lebanese officials suspected of corruption or hindering the formation of a new Cabinet were `just the start.'
A child of subsistence farmers, she was chosen by a judicial panel over the lawyer who argued President Uhuru Kenyatta's case in a 2017 battle with the Supreme Court that she will now head
India reported a record 412,262 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours and a record 3,980 deaths and COVID-19 infections have now surged past 21 million, with a total death toll of 230,168, health ministry data show
The Israeli military declined to comment on the incident
'I think we have to be very careful about exactly what the nature is of that investment,' Blinken told the BBC in an interview
The Israeli military said troops had fired towards Palestinians hurling Molotov cocktails at them late on Wednesday near the Palestinian village of Beita, south of Nablus
US President Joe Biden believes social media platforms have a responsibility to 'stop amplifying untrustworthy content,' the White House said on Wednesday
Mulu Nega is being replaced by Abraham Belay, who had been serving as minister of innovation and technology in the federal government, said Billene Seyoum, spokeswoman for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed
'No government should sell a single bullet to the junta,' which seized power on February 1 in a coup, the NGOs said in a joint statement
For months, the international community has worried about the fate of Tigray's estimated 6 million people. Now, the United Nations and others warn, hunger is the next crisis
President Reuven Rivlin announced his decision on live television a day after Netanyahu failed to cobble together a governing coalition by a midnight deadline
The India delegation was originally scheduled to attend meetings in-person on Wednesday, and they will now join in virtually, the report said.
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