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Covid-19 live updates: World struggles to maintain vaccination drives amid mounting reports of side effects

To date, more than 45 percent of the eligible U.S. population has received at least one vaccine dose though the number of new cases continued to trend upward at an average of 11 percent over the past week. At least 562,000 people have died.

For an Iraqi doctor, vaccination is bittersweet. It didn’t come in time for her father.

Tamara Amer helped him beat back cancer, and together they dreamed of being vaccinated against the coronavirus.

Israel plays spoiler in Biden’s Iran gambit

An alleged clandestine strike on an Iranian nuclear facility comes at a fraught moment for diplomacy.

Review finds ‘serious’ flaws in investigation of serial killer who preyed on Toronto’s LGBTQ community

The review commissioned by the Toronto Police Services Board found that “misconceptions or stereotypical ideas” hampered the inquiry, allowing Bruce McArthur to carry out a seven-year “reign of terror.”

Chip shortage will last beyond 2022 as demand far outstrips supply, Intel chief says

Pat Gelsinger, Intel's CEO, tells The Post there's no quick fix to a problem that has seen automakers around the world cut back on production.

A weakened Navalny sees his wife in prison, leaving her worried about his weight loss and fatigue.

Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny is so weakened from his hunger strike that he had to lie down several times when talking with his wife, Yulia, she said.

The United States is trying to salvage the Iran deal. Here’s how both countries have broken with the pact.

Here are some of the changes Washington and Tehran have made in the years since the agreement first went into effect, and the challenges for a return to some version of the accord.

Americans may be able to travel to Europe again this summer. Their hosts may not be vaccinated.

The arrival of Germans in Spain for Easter hinted at coming tensions.

What to know about U.S. forces in Afghanistan as withdrawal looms

President Biden plans to withdraw all remaining U.S. troops from the country by the 20th anniversary of the attacks, on Sept. 11 this year.

Iran plans major jump in uranium enrichment after Natanz nuclear site attack

The move follows an attack that Iran blames on Israel. It also adds another hurdle in talks to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Muslims mark a second year’s holy month of Ramadan under coronavirus restrictions

Clerics in several countries have issued reminders that it is permitted to receive coronavirus vaccines while fasting.

Japan to release Fukushima nuclear plant water into ocean after treatment

The government says the water will have been treated to eliminate dangerous radioactive isotopes but local fishermen and neighboring countries are unhappy.

Australia opts to not purchase Johnson & Johnson vaccine, citing clot concerns

The decision comes amid concerns over rare clots potentially linked to viral vector vaccines.

Egypt seizes the Ever Given, saying its owners owe nearly $1 billion for Suez Canal traffic jam

Twenty-five crew members, all Indian nationals, remain stuck on board.

BBC received 110,000 complaints over too much Prince Philip coverage — the most in its history

The duke’s death received more complaints than "Jerry Springer: The Opera," which aired 16 years earlier.

Two Andean elections reflect an age of global discontent

The tensions, passions and frustration surrounding this weekend’s votes in Peru and Ecuador tell a broader global story.

U.S. prepares for further talks with Iran as Tehran blames Israel for attack on nuclear facility

Officials in Tehran described a blackout that damaged centrifuges at the Natanz facility as an act of “nuclear terrorism.”

CDC director says Michigan should ‘shut things down’ amid rise in cases, not bet on vaccines

More than 20 percent of the U.S. population has been vaccinated and deaths are declining steadily even while new cases are on the rise. So far, 561,000 people have died from the coronavirus in the country.
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20 killed, 3 injured when bus, truck crash in southern Egypt

Egyptian authorities say a bus overturned while trying to pass a truck on a highway in southern Egypt, causing a collision that killed at least 20 people and injured three others
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On Memorial Day, Israel mourns, reflects on vets’ trauma

Israel has marked its national Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and civilians killed in militant attacks, with people standing at attention while a two-minute siren sounded around the country
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Queen returns to royal duties after death of Prince Philip

Queen Elizabeth II has returned to royal duties, four days after the death of her husband, Prince Philip
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US to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11

President Joe Biden is preparing to present his rationale for setting a hard deadline of Sept. 11 for U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan
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Iran president calls 60% enrichment an answer to ‘evilness’

Iran’s president has described Tehran’s decision to enrich uranium up to 60% after saboteurs attacked a nuclear site “an answer to your evilness.”
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