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Portugal’s COVID surge: Record cases, deaths raise alarm

Portugal's COVID-19 case surge is continuing unabated, with a new record of daily deaths, hospitalisations and patients in intensive care As little as nine...

Moscow, Tehran call for 'rescue' of Iran nuclear deal

World Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) met with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Moscow AFP/Handout 26 Jan 2021 07:11PM Share this content Bookmark MOSCOW: Moscow...

Puerto Rico declares state of emergency over gender violence

Declaration welcomed by activists who have been calling for it for years in a country where at least one woman is killed a week. The...

Denmark to pay billions over COVID-19 shutdown of mink industry

World Denmark culled all its 15 million mink last year but the process was hit by scandal AFP/Mads Nissen 26 Jan 2021 06:59PM Share this content Bookmark COPENHAGEN: Denmark...

Pakistan to ‘review’ controversial internet censorship rules

A man explores social media on a computer at an internet cafe in Islamabad Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistan’s government says it will review new...

Is a Biden presidency good for women?

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Sweden pauses Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine payments, seeks clarity on doses: Report

World FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine" sticker and a medical syringe in front of the...

Israel hails first official visit to Sudan as relations begin

In Khartoum, Israeli and Sudanese officials discuss diplomatic, security and economic issues after launching ties. Sudan and Israel agreed in October 2020 to normalise relations...

Egypt’s military dominates 10 years after revolution

Since the 19th century, Egypt's army has played an outsized role in governing the country and continues to do so.

Clashes break out in Tunisia after protester dies of injuries

Angry residents fired projectiles at police and blocked roads in the town of Sbeitla after the death of the protester.

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