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‘Vaccine Nationalism’ Cannot Beat COVID-19, Says WHO

      The World Health Organization on Thursday warned against “vaccine nationalism,” saying vaccine-hogging richer countries would not be safe coronavirus havens if poor nations remained exposed. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said it would be in wealthier nations’ interests to ensure that any vaccines eventually produced to protect against the new coronavirus were … Continue reading ‘Vaccine Nationalism’ Cannot Beat COVID-19, Says WHO

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Mauritanian President Reshuffles Cabinet After First Year

    Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani on Thursday carried out a government reshuffle and replaced his prime minister, a day after prosecutors received a key report on the dealings of former head of state Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. The Saharan state’s official news agency AMI said Prime Minister Ismail Ould Bedda Ould … Continue reading Mauritanian President Reshuffles Cabinet After First Year

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Ex-US First Lady Michelle Obama Admits Suffering ‘Low-Grade’ Depression

      Former First Lady Michelle Obama said she is suffering from “low-grade depression” from coronavirus quarantine, racial strife in the United States and the “hypocrisy” of the Trump administration. Obama made the remarks in the latest episode of “The Michelle Obama Podcast” released on Spotify on Wednesday. “I’m waking up in the middle … Continue reading Ex-US First Lady Michelle Obama Admits Suffering ‘Low-Grade’ Depression

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Qatar FA Fines Barca Legend Xavi $2,700 For Breaching COVID-19 Rules

    Qatar’s Football Association fined former Barcelona star Xavi Hernandez and several other top-flight players and staff $2,700 each for breaching coronavirus rules, it said in a statement on Thursday. Xavi, head coach of Qatari side Al-Sadd, revealed at the end of July that he had contracted the virus but just days later he … Continue reading Qatar FA Fines Barca Legend Xavi $2,700 For Breaching COVID-19 Rules

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Brussels Airlines Lost 182 Million Euros In Six Months

  Belgium’s biggest airline, Lufthansa subsidiary Brussels Airlines, said Thursday it had lost 182 million euros in the first six months of 2020 because of the coronavirus crisis. First-half revenues fell to 252 million euros, 63 percent below the same period last year. Brussels Airlines transported two thirds fewer passengers between January and June as … Continue reading Brussels Airlines Lost 182 Million Euros In Six Months

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