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Nurse Jenny, who cared for Boris Johnson in ICU, resigns over lack of respect and pay for health workers

Johnson had singled her out for praise. But critics say his government has failed to convey its appreciation with concrete support for the NHS.

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‘I am a real contender,’ says Syria presidential candidate

One of two candidates running against longtime Syrian ruler Bashar Assad is casting himself as the first opposition representative to vie for the country’s top post

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Darwin’s Arch loses its top due to erosion in Galapagos

The famed Darwin’s Arch in the Galapagos Islands has lost its top, and officials are blaming natural erosion of the stone

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Eurovision Song Contest starts with first semifinal

A Lithuanian pop-rock band is set to get the Eurovision Song Contest party started with the fittingly titled song “Discoteque” and its opening lines: “Ok, I…

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AP Interview: Iran presidential candidates await vetting

An Iranian official says that approving a variety of candidates for Iran’s presidential election could help boost turnout for a vote that authorities already worry may…

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Model Naomi Campbell says she is mother to a baby girl at 50

Naomi Campbell says she has become the mother of a a baby girl

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Adulterated wine suspected in deaths of Cambodian villagers

Officials in Cambodia say eight villagers have died after drinking homemade rice wine that was probably adulterated

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UAE to offer booster shot to recipients of Sinopharm vaccine

The United Arab Emirates says it will offer booster shots to those who received the Chinese state-backed Sinopharm vaccine six months after vaccination

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More than 6,000 migrants swim to Spanish outpost in North Africa, prompting military response

Ceuta has long been a magnet for migrants from across Africa who hope to claim asylum in Europe, but the record number of arrivals comes at…

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Long after grisly end, Túpac Amaru still fascinates in Peru

Fascination with Túpac Amaru persists in Peru, where past guerrilla groups and government leaders have appropriated his name

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Senior US diplomat in Libya to support interim government

A top American diplomat has arrived in Libya’s capital, marking the first visit by a senior U.S. official since the U.N.-backed election of an interim government…

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Hong Kong police say top officer did nothing immoral

Hong Kong police say there is no evidence the director of its National Security Department, who was caught up in a raid on an unlicensed massage…

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What’s behind the violence in Israel and Gaza?

Israel’s assault on the Gaza Strip ramped up Friday as the threat of all-out war loomed and hundreds of tanks and warplanes pounded the densely populated…

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More than 50 migrants reported drowned off Tunisia

Tunisian authorities say more than 50 migrants have drowned off the coast of the North African country, while 33 others were rescued by workers from an…

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Israeli airstrikes pound Gaza despite cease-fire calls

Hamas militants fired rockets and mortars at cities in southern Israel on Tuesday as Palestinian demonstrators staged a general strike in solidarity with Gaza.

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Rights group urges Egypt to free detained mother of inmate

A leading international rights group is urging Egyptian authorities to release a woman who was arrested apparently over publishing a letter from her imprisoned son in…

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Belgium envoy’s wife uses immunity in alleged Seoul assault

Police say the wife of Belgium’s ambassador to South Korea has invoked her right to diplomatic immunity to avoid criminal charges over allegations she assaulted two…

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Gaza children bearing the brunt in Israel-Hamas conflict

Children are being subjected to extensive trauma in Israel’s bombardment of the Gaza Strip

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Coronavirus variant from India could quickly become dominant, U.K. scientists warn

It could be as much as 50 percent more contagious than the highly transmissible B.1.1.7 strain.

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Germany: 5th suspect arrested over Dresden jewelry theft

German investigators say they have arrested a fifth suspect in connection with the spectacular theft of 18th-century jewels from a Dresden museum in 2019

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Rockets from Gaza rain havoc on Israeli cities in latest war

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip have fired more than 3,200 rockets at Israeli cities since the latest war erupted over a week ago

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Once a covid-19 success story, Taiwan struggles with a vaccine shortage

Residents rush to get vaccinated amid new outbreak, only to find there are nowhere near enough doses.

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Spain, Morocco square off after 6,000 migrants arrive by sea

Spain is facing a humanitarian and diplomatic crisis after thousands of Moroccans took advantage of relaxed border controls in their nation to swim or paddle in…

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Mexico rushes teacher vaccines to reopen schools

Mexico is mounting a final push to get all of the country’s 3 million school teachers vaccinated so that it can reopen schools, perhaps by June

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Pakistan police foil mob attempt to lynch blasphemy suspect

Pakistani police say they have foiled an attempt by a mob to lynch a blasphemy suspect recently arrested on charges of insulting Islam

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UAE, Saudis summon Lebanon ambassadors over FM’s comments

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have summoned their Lebanese ambassadors The moves come in protest of televised remarks by Lebanon’s foreign minister, Charbel Wehbe,…

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Indonesians protest at US Embassy over Israel’s airstrikes

Pro-Palestinian protesters marched to the heavily guarded U.S. Embassy in Indonesia’s capital to demand an end to Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip

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Why 20 million U.S. doses is good news for vaccine equity, but not nearly enough to close the vaccine gap

This is the first time the U.S. has agreed to share vaccines approved for domestic use.

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India reports record day of virus deaths as cases level off

India’s total virus cases since the pandemic began swept past 25 million as the country registered more than 260,000 new cases and a record 4,329 fatalities…

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Who are Hamas’s political leaders, and how is Israel targeting them?

An Israeli airstrike early Sunday destroyed the home and office of Hamas’s political leader in Gaza, Yehiya Sinwar.

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U.S. accuses senior officials and politicians in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras of corruption

A State Department list of corrupt Central American officials underscores the Biden administration’s challenges of working with the region’s governments to deter migration.

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Israel, Hamas trade fire in Gaza as war enters 2nd week

Israel has carried out a wave of airstrikes on what it said were militant targets in the Gaza Strip, levelling a six-story building in downtown Gaza…

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India scours sea after barge sinks, 2nd adrift after cyclone

The Indian navy is working to rescue crew members from a sunken barge and a second cargo vessel that was adrift off the coast of Mumbai…

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Dubai police warn ‘wild cat’ stalks residential neighborhood

Dubai police are warning the inhabitants of a residential neighborhood of the skyscraper-studded city that a “wild cat” has gotten loose in the area

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EXPLAINER: Are Israel, Hamas committing war crimes in Gaza?

Israel and the Hamas militant group already face allegations of possible war crimes in Gaza, a week into their fourth war

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Covid-19 live updates: Japanese doctors call for Olympics cancellation amid covid-19 surge

Tokyo hospitals ‘have their hands full and have almost no spare capacity,’ said an association of about 6,000 doctors.

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Hong Kong’s new Catholic bishop wants plurality respected

Hong Kong’s incoming Roman Catholic bishop Stephen Chow has called for plurality to be respected, in a time of polarization in the city’s Catholic community

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Under fire, Gazans are running out of electricity and fuel

The United Nations has warned that fuel, necessary for power generation, could be exhausted in days.

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In Gaza, grief, destruction and ‘all the anger of the universe’

“We can’t calm ourselves, we just stare at each other in silence with love and fear.”

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Mexican president apologizes for 1911 massacre of Chinese

Mexico’s president has presented an apology for a 1911 massacre in which over 300 Chinese people were slaughtered by troops and residents in the northern city…

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Panama cautious after day without COVID-19 deaths

Panama has raised capacity on public transportation across the country, a day after celebrating the first day in 14 months without a COVID-19 death

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Shark kills surfer off Australian east coast

A surfer has been killed by a shark off the Australian east coast

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South Africa’s ex-president says he is ready for graft trial

Former South African president Jacob Zuma says he is ready for his trial on charges of corruption, racketeering, and money laundering

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Photos: Israel-Hamas conflict hurtles into second week with more strikes on Gaza

JERUSALEM — Israel struck the Gaza Strip again Monday and Hamas rockets continued to streak in the other direction as the conflict hurtled into its second…

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Chinese businessman with links to Steve Bannon is driving force for a sprawling disinformation network, researchers say

Chinese businessman with links to Steve Bannon is the “linchpin” of a sprawling disinformation network that pushes election and covid-19 falsehoods, researchers say

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ICC prosecutor urges Libya to hand over Gadhafi’s son

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is urging Libya’s new interim government to arrest the son of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi

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Germany nears accord with Namibia on colonial-era killings

Germany says it is close to an agreement with Namibia on the killings of tens of thousands of people when Germany was the southern African country’s…

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South Africa starts vaccinating its elderly against COVID-19

South Africa has started its mass vaccination drive with the goal of inoculating nearly 5 million elderly citizens over the age of 60 by the end…

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Tanzania experts suggest overhaul of COVID-19 denial policy

A committee of health experts formed by Tanzania’s new president has recommended an overhaul of the country’s approach to COVID-19, which until lately was to deny…

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Vacation redux: British tourists return to Portugal beaches

British vacationers have begun arriving in large numbers in southern Portugal for the first time in more than a year

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Pro-secession parties in Catalonia agree on new coalition

Two Catalan separatist parties say they have reached an agreement to form a regional coalition government in northeastern Spain

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Joy for UK pubs and hugs tempered by rise in virus variant

Pubs and restaurants across much of the U.K. are opening for indoor service for the first time since early January even as the prime minister urged…

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