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EU launches mediation of Georgia crisis

World European Council President Charles Michel meets with Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili in Tbilisi AFP/Handout 02 Mar 2021 05:24AM Share this content Bookmark TBILISI: The European Union on...

No respite from France's COVID-19 measures in next 4-6 weeks

World French President Macron visits a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination center in Bobigny 02 Mar 2021 04:58AM(Updated: 02 Mar 2021 05:22AM) Share this content Bookmark PARIS: France will...

Chad opposition leader quits presidential race after shoot-out

Saleh Kebzabo says his party decided ‘purely and simply’ to withdraw from the April vote following a deadly shoot-out at another candidate’s home. Kebzabo condemned...

No respite from France's COVID measures in next 4-6 weeks

World French President Macron visits a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination center in Bobigny 02 Mar 2021 04:58AM Share this content Bookmark PARIS: France will retain its current measures...

Nigeria’s Okonjo-Iweala promotes vaccine equity on day one at WTO

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, 66, is both the first woman and the first African person to serve as the World Trade Organization's director-general The new head...

UN warns of Yemen ‘death sentence’ as donor pledges fall short

Malnourished boy Hassan Merzam Muhammad lies on a bed at his house in the Abs district of Hajjah province, Yemen File: Eissa Alragehi/Reuters] The United...

US expected to sanction Russians over Navalny poisoning

World FILE PHOTO: Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny attends a hearing to consider an appeal against an earlier court decision to change his suspended...

Twitter tackles COVID-19 vaccine misinformation with labels, strike policy

Business FILE PHOTO: People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo in this illustration picture taken September 27,...

US Senate panel approves Biden Justice nominee Garland

World FILE PHOTO: Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland speaks during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, on Feb 22, 2021. (Photo: Al...

Biden team seeks to let separated migrant families stay in US

More than 500 children are still believed to be separated after the task force succeeded in locating more than 100 families The United States...

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