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‘Blood on his hands’: As US nears 400,000 COVID-19 deaths, experts blame Trump administration for a ‘preventable’ loss of life

‘Blood on his hands’: As US nears 400,000 COVID-19 deaths, experts blame Trump administration for a ‘preventable’ loss of life

  Not since Woodrow Wilson was in office during the 1918 flu pandemic – which killed about 675,000 in this country and 50 million worldwide – had a president overseen the loss of so many American lives.  Besides being the first president to get impeached twice, Donald Trump will have a stain on his legacy with arguably longer-lasting consequences: He’s […]

Sudanese Professionals Association: ‘War against Ethiopia might be our last option

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Sudanese Professionals Association: ‘War against Ethiopia might be our last option

On Friday, the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) hinted at the possibility of waging war against Ethiopia, calling on the Ethiopian authorities to stop what it described as “provocations and attacks”.This came in a statement by the SPA, leader of the protest movement, in conjunction with the continuing armed tensions in border areas between the two countries. Sudanese army soldiers […]

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Gunmen assassinate two Afghan women judges in Kabul ambush

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Gunmen assassinate two Afghan women judges in Kabul ambush

Residents wash the road after the Kabul ambush WAKIL KOHSAR AFP Residents wash the road after the Kabul ambush WAKIL KOHSAR AFP Gunmen shot dead two Afghan women judges working for the Supreme Court in an early morning ambush in the country’s capital Sunday, officials said, as a wave of assassinations continues to rattle the nation. Violence […]

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All over-18s to be offered Covid vaccine by September

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All over-18s to be offered Covid vaccine by September

Every adult in the UK should have been offered their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine by September, Dominic Raab has said. The government is working with this as their target, though say it may possibly happen more quickly.Last week, Matt Hancock had been more vague about exactly when people would start to be getting […]

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Why were US media silent on Pfizer vaccine deaths?: Global Times editorial

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Why were US media silent on Pfizer vaccine deaths?: Global Times editorial

  An illustration shows vials of a COVID-19 vaccine and syringes with the logos of US pharmaceutical company Pfizer and German partner BioNTech. Photo: AFP Twenty-three elderly Norwegian people died after receiving Pfizer vaccines. Thirteen of them have been assessed and common side effects may have contributed to severe reactions in them, according to the […]

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Museveni’s win pushes his rule to four decades

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Museveni’s win pushes his rule to four decades

Uganda’s President-elect Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. He was declared a winner in the hotly contested 2021 election, extending his rule to 4th decade. Photo | File The Uganda Electoral Commission on Saturday declared Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Kaguta Museveni as the new president of the country, for the sixth successive elective term. Mr Museveni, according to EC chairman […]

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Arab Coalition destroys three Houthi drones launched towards Saudi Arabia

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Arab Coalition destroys three Houthi drones launched towards Saudi Arabia

Col. Turki al-Malki, spokesman for the Arab coalition. (File photo: AFP) The Arab Coalition intercepted and destroyed three booby-trapped drones that belong to the Iran-backed Houth militia and were launched towards Saudi Arabia, the coalition’s spokesperson Colonel Turki al-Maliki said on Friday. The drones were launched from the Yemeni city of Hodeidah, according to the […]

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Norway adjusts advice for elderly and frail people after COVID-19 vaccine deaths

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Norway adjusts advice for elderly and frail people after COVID-19 vaccine deaths

Svein Andersen was the first in Norway to receive the coronavirus vaccine in the capital Oslo, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020.   –   Copyright  Fredrik Hagen/NTB  Norwegian officials have adjusted their advice on who should receive COVID-19 vaccines following a small number of deaths in older and frail people.The Norwegian Medicines Agency reported on Thursday that 13 people who got […]

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Al-Shabab Threat Rising in Kenya’s Northeast

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Al-Shabab Threat Rising in Kenya’s Northeast

FILE – Kenya Defence Forces soldiers arrive at the scene of a bomb attack claimed by al-Shabab militants in the northeastern town of Mandera, northern Kenya, Oct. 25, 2016. NAIROBI – Friday marked two years since al-Shabab terrorists attacked the Dusit D2 hotel in central Nairobi, killing 22 people. The anniversary comes as Kenya’s Mandera, […]

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Victory in sight for incumbent President Museveni

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Victory in sight for incumbent President Museveni

National Resistance Movement (NRM) Presidential candidate and incumbent president Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Museveni. PHOTO/FILE/NMG. Ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party presidential candidate, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is poised to extend his reign in power to 40 years after Electoral Commission (EC) chairman Simon Byabakama credited him 5,562,141 votes, representing 58.89% of the 9,445,184 valid votes. The second last batch of provisional results […]

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