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China says out-of-control space rocket booster probably won’t cause any harm

It’s almost impossible to predict where the trail of debris will hit until hours before its projected reentry Saturday.

Covid-19 live updates: India shatters global record as cases surge again

Some officials have expressed concern that the shipments of crucial supplies are being held up at airports and delayed in reaching hospitals that are in desperate need of oxygen equipment, medicines and vaccines.

WHO to decide Friday if Chinese vaccine Sinopharm will be granted emergency use authorization

The global public health body said it would announce its decision on Friday.

Former Maldives president injured in bomb attack in capital

Police are calling the attack “a deliberate act of terror” targeting one of the nation’s most prominent politicians.

From V-E Day in Paris to Berlin’s black market: An American GI and his camera in the wake of war

Pfc. Sam Jaffe’s camera had a winding journey at the end of World War II. Decades later, the negatives turned up at a yard sale in the United States and then were auctioned off on eBay.

Protests have spread across Colombia. Here’s why.

At least two dozen people have been killed and hundreds injured in a week of antigovernment protests.
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Locked down during Cambodia’s virus outbreak, people are running out of food

Unable to leave their homes because of coronavirus restrictions, families in “red zone” areas tell of increasing desperation and government inaction.
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His language is dying. This Senegalese singer is fighting to save it with music.

Menik is one of Senegal’s 25 recognized native languages but one that had only about 3,000 speakers left at last count.
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We’re still living in the age of Napoleon

"Napoleon was a harbinger of the modern world, with all its terrors and abuses, but also all its progress and possibilities."

An Australian mom was convicted of killing her 4 babies. Scientists say she’s innocent.

Ninety prominent scientists argue that genetics, not murder or manslaughter, may explain the deaths that haunted an Australian family.

Here’s just how unequal the global coronavirus vaccine rollout has been

Rich countries have done a far better job of obtaining doses of covid-19 vaccines and administering them than lower-income ones.

Covid reached Everest base camp. Now climbers are trying to prevent its spread amid a record season.

Coronavirus cases are skyrocketing in Nepal, raising concerns about the safety of climbers and locals summiting the world’s tallest mountain.

Hopes surge for boosted vaccine supply after U.S. voices support for waiving patents, even as uncertainty remains

The United States announced support for a short-term waiver, infusing hope into global health efforts to ramp up coronavirus vaccine production.

What it means for the U.S. to back waivers on coronavirus vaccine patents

After months of deadlock, the United States has reversed course, coming out in favor of a proposal to waive intellectual property protections for coronavirus vaccines at the World Trade Organization.

Brazil shocked by warlike police raid that leaves 25 dead in Rio de Janeiro favela

Even in a city accustomed to extraordinary police violence, the death toll was stunning.

Germany lets the vaccinated have a bit more fun. Teens shut out from the jabs are not happy.

Having a vaccine lifts curfew rules and allows bigger gatherings. But many younger Germans have a long wait.

Why the world’s most vaccinated country is seeing an unprecedented spike in coronavirus cases

The Seychelles' situation is being watched closely for what it says about vaccination drives.

Europe's vaccine campaign is accelerating. It expects to match the U.S. by July.

The European Union has fixed some of its logistical problems and is relying heavily on production from Pfizer-BioNTech.
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Israeli troops kill 2 Palestinian attackers as tensions rise

Israeli troops have shot and killed two Palestinians and wounded a third after the men opened fire on a Border Police base in the occupied West Bank
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Sherpa guide scales Mount Everest for record 25th time

A Sherpa guide has scaled Mount Everest for the 25th time, breaking his own record for the most ascents of the world’s highest peak
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US citizen in Thailand charged with murdering Thai wife

Police in Thailand say they have charged a U.S. citizen from the state of Colorado with murdering his pregnant Thai wife
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Bosnia Serbs honor controversial Nobel Literature winner

Bosnian Serbs have honored the controversial 2019 Nobel Literature Prize winner Peter Handke, who is known for his apologist views over Serb war crimes during the 1990s’ wars in the Balkans
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Ahead of Harris meeting, Mexico president accuses US

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that Mexico has complained to U.S. officials about their alleged financing for an anticorruption group that he said has engaged in political activity against his administration
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