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New Zealand Wants a 90% Vaccination Rate. Its Street Gangs May Hold the Key.

The country’s leaders have set aside some misgivings and cooperated with gang leaders to reach their communities.

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Your Friday Briefing

The geopolitical risks of climate change.

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Searching for Australia’s Climate Tipping Point

The world, and most Australians, are increasingly disappointed by Australia’s lackluster approach to addressing climate change.

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Li Yundi Is Detained in China on Suspicion of Prostitution

Li Yundi, a famous performer, was accused of soliciting a woman, state news outlets said. Officials often use such accusations against their enemies.

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Queen Elizabeth Was Hospitalized, Palace Discloses

She was discharged on Thursday after undergoing tests and spending the night. The queen, 95, had recently canceled a planned trip to Northern Ireland.

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World’s Health Care Workers Near Breaking Point, W.H.O warns

The agency’s leaders also urged wealthy nations to take the lead in transferring doses of vaccines to the global South.

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Haitian Kidnappers Threaten to Kill Missionaries

As negotiators worked to secure the release of 17 people associated with the an Ohio-based missionary group, their kidnappers released a video threatening their lives.

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Your Friday Briefing

Why Australia won’t commit to emissions reductions.

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Israel Moves to Allow Entry to Vaccinated Tourists

The plan to reopen to international tourists for the first time since the pandemic began comes as infections are steadily declining in Israel after a fourth…

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Israel Moves to Allow Entry to Vaccinated Tourists

The plan to reopen to international tourists for the first time since the pandemic began comes as infections are steadily declining in Israel after a fourth…

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Syria Executes 24 People for Setting Wildfires, Calling It ‘Terrorism’

The sentences shocked rights groups, who saw it as a move by President Bashar al-Assad to appear tough after a crisis that hurt his loyalists.

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Bulgaria Faces a Surge in Coronavirus Cases

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Rise in Cases and Deaths Tests Britain’s Gamble on Few Virus Restrictions

The country’s grand experiment — opening up with hardly any restrictions — is facing its toughest test yet.

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N.I.H. Says Bat Research Group Failed to Submit Prompt Virus Findings

The federal agency told a G.O.P. House member that it had notified EcoHealth Alliance, a group criticized for its U.S.-funded work with Wuhan scientists, to file…

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With Covid Cases Rising, Moscow’s Mayor Announces Lockdown

Like many countries, Russia has seesawed between tighter and looser pandemic restrictions. As the coronavirus claims more victims, the pendulum is now swinging toward tightening.

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Canada Settles on a Single ‘Vaccine Passport’ for Travel

The document, already in use in five of the country’s 10 provinces and all three of its territories, will replace a patchwork of programs across Canada.

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‘It’s Terror’: In Haiti, Gangs Gain Power as Security Vacuum Grows

Gangs have long held sway in the country, but their dominance has expanded in recent years and the government has been accused of using them as…

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With Splendor and Saints, Hispanic Society Shows Its Treasures

This gem of a museum in Upper Manhattan has reopened with an operatic eye-filler of religious sculptures we’re just learning to appreciate.

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New Zealand’s Chief Coroner Opens New Inquiry Into Mosque Attacks

The move came after pleas from dozens of families of those killed in 2019 when a white supremacist opened fire on Muslims at prayer.

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Tourists in Asia Navigate a Patchwork of Policies

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Female Afghan Judges and Lawyers Now Fear For Their Lives

They fear that they or their loved ones could be tracked down and killed because of their work delivering justice to women. “We have lost everything…

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U.K. Police Charge Suspect in Killing of Lawmaker

Ali Harbi Ali, 25, was accused of murder and preparation of terrorist acts in the killing of David Amess, who was fatally stabbed last week.

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South Korea’s First Homemade Rocket Launch Declared a Partial Success

The country, which aspires to be a leader in space technology, says it has plans to land an uncrewed craft on the moon by 2030.

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The Full Truth

What happens when health officials tell it?

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Celtics Games Are Pulled in China After Enes Kanter’s Pro-Tibet Posts

The Boston center called China’s leader, Xi Jinping, a “brutal dictator” on social media, igniting an online backlash in the country. The N.B.A.’s online partner stopped…

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Why Australia Won’t Commit to Slashing Carbon Emissions

The country has fallen behind other developed nations in its commitment to slashing carbon emissions. Neither fires nor international pressure has pushed it away from coal…

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As Chinese Women Seek to Crack Male Professions, Schools Stand in the Way

In China, some academic programs accept only men or cap the number of female applicants, who often must test higher than their male counterparts.

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India’s Covid Vaccine Campaign Hits 1 Billion Doses

Covid vaccination in has accelerated in India in recent weeks, with more than 70 percent of the adult population having received at least one dose of…

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Covid Cases Rise in Some Caribbean Islands, W.H.O. Says

Many nations and territories in the region have had trouble rolling out vaccination drives and need test more, officials said.

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Your Thursday Briefing

Plans to extract more fossil fuels.

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Blinken Cites ‘Democratic Reckoning’ in South America

Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned of an eroding trust in democracy in the Western Hemisphere and described challenges posed to open government by authoritarian leaders.

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Covid Cases Rise in Some Caribbean Islands, W.H.O. Says

Many nations and territories in the region have had trouble rolling out vaccination drives and need to ramp up testing, officials said.

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The Webb Telescope’s Latest Stumbling Block: Its Name

The long-awaited successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is scheduled to launch in December. But the NASA official for whom it is named has been accused…

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Your Thursday Briefing

Russia’s ‘non-working’ week.

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Glass Ceiling Cracks in Egypt, but Would-Be Judges Still Hear: ‘No Girls’

On paper, women are free to apply for seats on Egyptian benches. In practice, they say, it is near impossible.

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Brazil Senate’s Pandemic Panel, in Last-Minute Shift, Softened Criminal Recommendations on Bolsonaro

Senators on the 11-member panel had second thoughts about the provability of homicide and genocide charges. Instead, they accused the president of “crimes against humanity.”

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Iran Plans to Abandon One of Its Homegrown Covid Shots

The defense ministry said there was too little demand for its Fakhravac vaccine to justify producing it, and blamed the health ministry for reneging on promised…

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Iran Plans to Abandon One of Its Homegrown Covid Shots

The defense ministry said there was too little demand for its Fakhravac vaccine to justify producing it, and blamed the health ministry for reneging on promised…

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Iran Plans to Abandon One of Its Homegrown Covid Shots

The defense ministry said there was too little demand for its Fakhravac vaccine to justify producing it, and blamed the health ministry for reneging on promised…

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Egypt imposes a vaccine mandate for all government workers and university students.

Officials expect major deliveries of doses by the end of the month to speed up the country’s vaccination efforts.

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Spanish Court Agrees to Extradite Former Venezuela Spy Chief to U.S.

Hugo Carvajal, once a prominent figure in the government of the Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro, faces charges of drug trafficking in the United States.

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Britain Resists Calls to Introduce Virus Restrictions

The number of new, daily cases in Britain are among the highest in the world, but the government has said there is no need to implement…

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Turkey Sours on Syrians, but Not in This Sleepy Town, Jolted Awake

As calls increase in Turkey for Syrian refugees to go home, Kilis, a border town transformed by the newcomers’ energy, has embraced the change.

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Ancient-DNA Researchers Set Ethical Guidelines for Their Work

New, international standards for handling ancient genetic material draw support from many scientists, criticism from others.

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Russia Introduces Weeklong Office shutdown After Virus Deaths Rise

The measure, meant to slow the virus’s spread, is short of a full lockdown and only affects nonessential workers.

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Gates Foundation Pledges $120 Million to Help Get Covid Pills Quickly to Poor Countries

Regulatory hurdles and supply chain issues could slow efforts to produce generic versions of Merck’s antiviral molnupiravir for developing nations, despite licensing agreements.

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Navalny, Persistent Kremlin Critic, Wins E.U.’s Top Human Rights Award

Aleksei A. Navalny, Russia’s most prominent opposition leader, who is currently in prison, received the Sakharov Prize.

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Putin Won’t Go to Glasgow for Climate Conference

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia may make a speech by video at the United Nations summit, which is seen as pivotal in efforts to stem…

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Heavy Rains in India and Nepal Kill Dozens

The death toll continued to rise on Wednesday as landslides and flooding damaged homes and stranded thousands of people.

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Bombing of Military Bus in Syrian Capital Kills 14

President Bashar al-Assad has tightened his grip on Damascus, but the attack suggested that militants who oppose him can still do harm.

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Transgender Woman Flees Malaysia After Wearing Hijab

The Islamic authorities want to imprison her for wearing female clothing at a religious event and threatened to put her in a rehabilitation camp where she…

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New York City Plans Vaccine Mandate for All City Employees

The mandate, covering more than 300,000 employees, will remove an option to take regular tests instead of getting a shot.

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Queen ‘Reluctantly’ Cancels Trip, Citing Medical Advice

Britain’s 95-year-old monarch will not travel to Northern Ireland but is “in good spirits,” Buckingham Palace said.

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Where Are the Workers?

How can so many Americans afford not to work? And will it last?

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The Olympic Torch Arrives in Beijing Under Cloud of Protests, Covid

A subdued ceremony in Beijing on Wednesday sets the tone for the Winter Olympics of 2022, which will be held under extraordinary health protocols.

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Female Afghan Judges and Lawyers Now Fear For Their Lives

They fear that they or their loved ones could be tracked down and killed because of their work delivering justice to women. “We have lost everything…

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Boris Johnson Promotes Rising Wages Amid Shortages in U.K.

Wages in some industries are rising because employers can’t find enough workers. That’s not a path to long-term growth, analysts say.

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Writing About a Past Injustice Helped Her See What Has and Hasn’t Changed

Nadifa Mohamed is a Booker Prize finalist for her novel “The Fortune Men,” a story about a false accusation and the tragedy that resulted.

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1971: Paris Installs Giant Air Filters to Combat Pollution

Two towers, each measuring 16 and a half feet high, were installed in an area in the east of the city in an experiment to tackle…

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Your Wednesday Briefing

Calls to charge Bolsonaro with homicide.

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Medical Groups Declare Youth Mental Health Crisis

Medical groups said the coronavirus pandemic worsened an already existing mental health crisis among children and teens.

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Fox News Anchor Neil Cavuto Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The broadcaster has survived cancer and open-heart surgery and has multiple sclerosis.

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In-N-Out Burger Was Briefly Closed for Breaking San Francisco Covid Protocols

The popular burger chain said it refused to become “the vaccination police for any government.”

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Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto tests positive for Covid.

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U.S.-Venezuela Tensions Heat Up Again After Extradition of Maduro Ally

As Secretary of State Antony Blinken heads to the region, the window of opportunity for a political resolution has slammed shut. At least for now.

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Transgender U.S. Public Health Official Breaks Ground in Covid Fight

Admiral Rachel Levine is the first female four-star admiral in the history of the he U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, which she already leads in…

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FBI Raids Homes Linked to Russian Oligarch Oleg Deripaska

Agents investigating whether Oleg Deripaska violated U.S. sanctions searched homes he has used in New York and Washington, D.C.

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Kidnappers in Haiti Demand $17 Million to Free Missionary Group

A gang abducted 17 people associated with a Christian aid group, including five children. Most of those being held are Americans; one is Canadian.

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If China Tested a New Orbital Weapon, It’s Not Much of a Surprise

Experts report that similar technologies were developed by Russia and the United States starting more than a half century ago.

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