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WHO: Rich countries should donate vaccines, not use boosters

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LONDON — Top officials at the World Health Organization say there's not enough evidence to show that third doses of coronavirus vaccines are needed...

Gangs complicate Haiti effort to recover from assassination

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Gangs in Haiti have long been financed by powerful politicians and their allies — and many feel they may be losing...

Some Haitians turn to prayer after president’s assassination

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Hundreds of Haitians sought solace in prayer at Sunday church services as a political power struggle threatened to further destabilize their...

Ethiopia says all aid flights to Tigray must be searched

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia’s government on Friday said all flights carrying aid to its embattled Tigray region must go through its capital for inspection...

UN nuclear agency to help monitor Fukushima water release

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BERLIN — The United Nations' nuclear watchdog said it reached an agreement with Japan Thursday on helping monitor and review the release of treated...

Egypt urges UN to back call for binding deal on Ethiopia dam

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UNITED NATIONS — Egypt’s foreign minister said Wednesday he will urge the U.N. Security Council to require Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to negotiate a...

WHO warns Coronavirus rising in eastern Mediterranean region

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BEIRUT — Coronavirus infections have been on the rise in the 22 countries of the eastern Mediterranean region after two months of steady decline...

Kosovo adopts resolution to condemn 1995 Srebrenica massacre

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PRISTINA, Kosovo — Kosovo’s parliament on Wednesday adopted a resolution condemning the 1995 massacre of thousands of Bosnian men and boys in Srebrenica by...

UN rights chief asks world to keep pressure on Myanmar junta

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GENEVA — The U.N. human rights chief on Tuesday praised the “incredible resilience” of Myanmar’s people in helping each other in the wake of...

Romania’s monument ‘ambulance’ races to save country’s past

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MICASASA, Romania — On a scorching summer day in the remote Transylvanian village of Micasasa, 39-year-old Romanian architect Eugen Vaida is busy coordinating a...