4 Aid Workers Are Shot Dead in Pakistan

The attack could portend a resurgence of militant violence in the former tribal areas of Waziristan, once a hub of the Pakistani Taliban.

4 Aid Workers Are Shot Dead in Pakistan
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Early Data Offers Hope on AstraZeneca's Covid-19 Vaccine

Early Data Offers Hope on AstraZeneca's Covid-19 Vaccine
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A study from Scotland shows a substantially reduced risk of hospitalization after a single ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 13:48:47 +0000

Italian Ambassador Among Three Killed in Attack on U.N. Convoy in Congo

Italian Ambassador Among Three Killed in Attack on U.N. Convoy in Congo
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The attack on a World Food Program convoy, headed to a school in the ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 13:46:10 +0000

Italian Ambassador to Congo Is Killed in Ambush

Italian Ambassador to Congo Is Killed in Ambush
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The envoy, Luca Attanasio, and another victim, a Carabinieri officer, were traveling in a ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 12:33:17 +0000

On Horseback Among the Eagle Hunters and Herders of the Mongolian Altai

On Horseback Among the Eagle Hunters and Herders of the Mongolian Altai
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Deep in the Altai Mountains, where Russia, China, Kazakhstan and Mongolia meet, Kazakh people ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 10:00:25 +0000

Lucky Luke, the Comic Book Cowboy, Discovers Race, Belatedly

Lucky Luke, the Comic Book Cowboy, Discovers Race, Belatedly
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For the first time in the Franco-Belgian comic book classic, Black characters have full-fledged ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 08:00:10 +0000

10 Years After Christchurch Quake, a Hush Where 8,000 Homes Once Stood

10 Years After Christchurch Quake, a Hush Where 8,000 Homes Once Stood
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The wreckage left in New Zealand’s second-largest city was razed. Now, a swath nearly ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 01:29:01 +0000

Iran Curbs Nuclear Inspectors, but Appears to Leave Space for a Deal

Iran Curbs Nuclear Inspectors, but Appears to Leave Space for a Deal
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The new limits appeared to be lighter than the country had threatened, giving Western ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 01:10:09 +0000

Tough Sanctions, Then a Mysterious Last-Minute Turnabout

Tough Sanctions, Then a Mysterious Last-Minute Turnabout
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The Treasury Department slapped sanctions on the Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler in 2017 for ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 00:51:27 +0000

They Built Libraries to Honor Loved Ones, Women Felled by Bombings

They Built Libraries to Honor Loved Ones, Women Felled by Bombings
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As peace talks push forward, there’s a question of whether Afghanistan can achieve peace ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 19:31:24 +0000

Pressuring France to Bring Them Home, Women Who Joined ISIS Stage Hunger Strike

Pressuring France to Bring Them Home, Women Who Joined ISIS Stage Hunger Strike
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Frenchwomen who joined the Islamic State and are now held in squalid detention camps ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 19:19:53 +0000

Erik Prince, Trump Ally, Denies Role in Libya Mercenary Operation

Erik Prince, Trump Ally, Denies Role in Libya Mercenary Operation
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In an interview, the contractor pushed back against a United Nations report accusing him ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 19:13:39 +0000

Studies Suggest People Who Had Covid-19 Should Get Single Vaccine Dose

Studies Suggest People Who Had Covid-19 Should Get Single Vaccine Dose
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New studies show that one shot of a vaccine can greatly amplify antibody levels ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 19:04:58 +0000

Virus Variants Deliver Fresh Blow to Europe’s Open Borders

Virus Variants Deliver Fresh Blow to Europe’s Open Borders
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Countries are again rushing to limit travel. That’s become a standard measure in the ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 18:43:28 +0000

In Israeli Election, a Chance for Arabs to Gain Influence, or Lose It

In Israeli Election, a Chance for Arabs to Gain Influence, or Lose It
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Jewish politicians, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, are courting Arab Israeli voters, and some ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 17:15:30 +0000

Positive Coronavirus Test? Canadians Worry Their Neighbors Will Find Out

Positive Coronavirus Test? Canadians Worry Their Neighbors Will Find Out
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The fear of public shaming is becoming so prevalent in some Canadian provinces that ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 16:45:04 +0000

Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard Is Deported to Germany

Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard Is Deported to Germany
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The deportation of Friedrich Karl Berger capped what could be the last prosecution by ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 16:32:35 +0000