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World - International
7/29/2023 7:08:11 PM
Wildfires that have scorched Greece for more than two weeks were on Saturday mostly under control, but firefighters remained in key hotspots with strong winds still a threat, officials said.

World - International
7/23/2023 6:18:44 PM
Locals and tourists fled hotspots on the Greek island of Rhodes on Sunday, as firefighters battled a blaze that had sparked the country's largest-ever fire evacuation.

World - International
5/25/2023 8:14:48 PM
Over the past 75 years, the United Nations sent more than 2 million peacekeepers to help countries move away from conflict, with successes from Liberia to Cambodia and major failures in former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. Today, it faces new challenges in the dozen hotspots where U.N. peacekeeping has operations, including more violent environments, fake news campaigns and a divided world that is preventing its ultimate goal: successfully restoring stable governments.

World - War in Ukraine
12/19/2022 11:10:30 PM
The United Nations chief expressed strong hopes Monday that the Ukraine war will end in 2023 and on other global hotspots condemned the Iranian government's crackdown on demonstrators, urged all countries to fight terrorist threats from the extreme right and called on the international community to tell Israel's new right-wing government that "there is no alternative to the two-state solution.''

World - International
8/31/2022 8:16:42 PM
More than 50,000 monkeypox cases have been recorded in the global outbreak, WHO figures showed Wednesday, but transmission is slowing in the virus hotspots of Europe and the United States.

World - Africa
7/31/2021 10:58:37 AM
They put Ethiopia at the top of the list, saying the number of people facing starvation and death is expected to rise to 401,000, the highest number since the 2011 famine in Somalia

World - International
7/3/2021 11:32:35 AM
Mosques, restaurants and shopping malls were shuttered in virus hotspots around the Muslim-majority country, which recorded more than 25,000 new cases and 539 deaths on Friday

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
6/11/2021 5:17:00 PM
Prospects are increasing of a regional solution to the crisis in Yemen, with trade-offs in other hotspots defusing conflicts and reducing temperatures in the region

Egypt - Politics
6/3/2021 7:16:02 PM
All tourism staff in Egypt’s tourist hotspots have received COVID-19 vaccines

World - Region
5/20/2021 10:44:31 PM
Biden and his supporters say that by shifting the U.S. military and diplomatic focus from the region's bogged-down conflicts, he's bringing an overdue end to failed policies that often only prolonged strife

World - Africa
5/11/2021 8:17:08 PM
Ethiopia gears for elections planned for early June despite a six-month-old war in the northern Tigray region and persistent ethnic violence in several other hotspots

Egypt - Politics
12/20/2020 9:05:09 PM
The avian influenza detected in the two hotspots was of the subtype H9, one of three subtypes known to infect people

World - International
7/10/2020 10:00:26 AM

World - Region
11/17/2019 1:00:16 PM
In the southern hotspots of Kut, Najaf, Diwaniyah and Nasiriyah, schools and government offices were shut as swelling crowds hit the streets to increase pressure on government

Egypt - Politics
2/7/2019 5:55:12 PM
Egypt will focus during its chairmanship of the African Union on free trade on the African continent and peace and security, particularly in current hotspots

World - International
8/28/2017 6:01:00 PM

Egypt - Politics
2/3/2016 7:45:11 PM
The Egyptian health ministry advises women who are expecting not to travel to Zika hotspots since the virus is believed to cause serious birth defects

World - International
7/2/2015 8:27:09 PM

World - International
10/30/2014 10:37:03 AM

World - International
7/15/2012 9:53:42 AM
Leaders of African Union meet in Addis Ababa with numerous hot issues on agenda; elections for the bloc's top job, instability in Mali; violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo & the crisis between Sudan and S. Sudan

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