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Putin Says Belarus Facing ‘Unprecedented External Pressure’

  Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that neighbouring Belarus was under unprecedented external pressure, as the Kremlin’s ex-Soviet ally faces a deep political crisis over a disputed election. Belarus is in a “difficult situation” and facing “unprecedented external pressure”, Putin said in televised remarks, after a presidential vote last month sparked ongoing protests against … Continue reading Putin Says Belarus Facing ‘Unprecedented External Pressure’

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100m Extra COVID-19 Vaccine Doses For Poorer Countries- Vaccine Alliance

  Up to 100 million additional doses of any eventual COVID-19 vaccines will be secured for delivery to poorer countries in 2021, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, announced Tuesday. The announcement doubles the number of doses already secured from the Serum Institute of India (SII), the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, by Gavi and the … Continue reading 100m Extra COVID-19 Vaccine Doses For Poorer Countries- Vaccine Alliance

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Huawei Exec Accuses US Of Misleading Canada In Extradition Case

  Chinese Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou and her lawyers returned to a Canadian court on Monday to press for her release, arguing that the United States, by omitting key facts, blatantly misled Canada about her alleged crimes to secure her arrest. The defense started the five-day hearing by saying that the crux of the US … Continue reading Huawei Exec Accuses US Of Misleading Canada In Extradition Case

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Despite COVID-19 Threat, UK Universities Limit The Damage

  Poring over her books in the library at Coventry University, far from her home in Equatorial Guinea, Agnes Genoveva Cheba Ade is determined to keep up her studies despite coronavirus restrictions. She admits that it has not been easy being abroad during a pandemic, with many courses moved online and socialising restricted — many … Continue reading Despite COVID-19 Threat, UK Universities Limit The Damage

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Life Returning To Normal In Nigeria, SA, Others As COVID-19 Fears Linger

  “Things are getting back to normal, even though it will never be like it was before,” says a relieved Petunia Maseko, relaxing in a bar in South Africa’s Soweto township. Africa has weathered the coronavirus pandemic relatively well in terms of infections and deaths, though its economies have been badly ravaged. While many nations … Continue reading Life Returning To Normal In Nigeria, SA, Others As COVID-19 Fears Linger

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