UN to rich nations: Don't undermine COVAX COVID-19 vaccine program

BERLIN: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) pleaded with rich countries on Monday (Feb 22) to check before ordering additional COVID-19 vaccine shots for themselves whether that undermines efforts to get vaccine shots to poorer nations. Wealthy nations have snapped up several billion ...

UN to rich nations: Don't undermine COVAX COVID-19 vaccine program
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Britain denounces abuses 'on industrial scale' in China's Xinjiang

Britain denounces abuses 'on industrial scale' in China's Xinjiang
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Britain's foreign secretary Dominic Raab on Monday denounced torture, forced labour and sterilisations that ...

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GSK and Sanofi start with new COVID-19 vaccine study after setback

GSK and Sanofi start with new COVID-19 vaccine study after setback
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GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi on Monday said they had started a new clinical trial of ...

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Boeing confirms grounding of all 777s with same engine as plane that shed debris over Denver

Boeing confirms grounding of all 777s with same engine as plane that shed debris over Denver
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The US Federal Aviation Administration ordered extra inspections Sunday of some Boeing 777 passenger ...

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Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight

Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: After beating bone cancer, Hayley Arceneaux figures rocketing into orbit on ...

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UK's PM eyes end to COVID-19 lockdown as vaccines reach one-third of adults

UK's PM eyes end to COVID-19 lockdown as vaccines reach one-third of adults
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LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set on Monday (Feb 22) to start unwinding ...

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Boeing 747 cargo plane drops engine parts in Netherlands, investigation launched

Boeing 747 cargo plane drops engine parts in Netherlands, investigation launched
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AMSTERDAM: An incident involving a Boeing 747-400 cargo plane that dropped engine parts shortly ...

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EU prepares measures against Myanmar coup leaders

EU prepares measures against Myanmar coup leaders
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BRUSSELS: European Union foreign ministers on Monday (Feb 22) tasked the bloc's top diplomat ...

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UN chief demands immediate halt to Myanmar 'repression'

UN chief demands immediate halt to Myanmar 'repression'
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GENEVA: United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Monday (Feb 22) condemned the "brutal force" used ...

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Top Chinese official outlines plan to ensure only 'patriots' run Hong Kong

Top Chinese official outlines plan to ensure only 'patriots' run Hong Kong
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A top Chinese official on Monday outlined plans to ensure only "patriots" run Hong ...

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UN chief Guterres tells Myanmar military: 'Stop the repression'

UN chief Guterres tells Myanmar military: 'Stop the repression'
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GENEVA: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday (Feb 22) urged Myanmar's military, which ...

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Mogul vs mogul: Australia's tech law pits Murdoch against Zuckerberg

Mogul vs mogul: Australia's tech law pits Murdoch against Zuckerberg
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SYDNEY: Australia's push to regulate tech giants has become a power struggle between two ...

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Boeing calls for grounding of some 777s after Denver engine fire

Boeing calls for grounding of some 777s after Denver engine fire
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The US Federal Aviation Administration ordered extra inspections Sunday of some Boeing 777 passenger ...

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EU set to agree sanctions over Russia, Myanmar crackdowns

EU set to agree sanctions over Russia, Myanmar crackdowns
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EU foreign ministers are expected Monday to approve sanctions against those behind Russia's crackdown ...

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Australia health chiefs freeze Facebook ads

Australia health chiefs freeze Facebook ads
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Australia's health department will no longer advertise on Facebook, it has announced, the latest ...

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Trump 'offered Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One'

Trump 'offered Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One'
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Donald Trump offered North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air ...

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Australia promises quick, independent probe after third rape accusation

Australia promises quick, independent probe after third rape accusation
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CANBERRA: Australia will quickly deliver the result of a planned independent inquiry into parliament's ...

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New Zealand remembers 185 who died in Christchurch quake 10 years ago

New Zealand remembers 185 who died in Christchurch quake 10 years ago
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New Zealand remembers 185 who died in quake 10 years ago

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Japan requests airlines avoid Boeing 777 with certain engines as US aviation authority issues new directive

Japan requests airlines avoid Boeing 777 with certain engines as US aviation authority issues new directive
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A United Airlines 777 with Pratt & Whitney 4000 engines landed safely at Denver ...

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Britain to challenge China at UN over access to Xinjiang

Britain to challenge China at UN over access to Xinjiang
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Britain will on Monday (Feb 22) call for the United Nations to be given ...

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Australia starts COVID-19 vaccine roll-out amid controversy

Australia starts COVID-19 vaccine roll-out amid controversy
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Australia launched its public roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday (Feb 22) amid ...

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US nears 500,000 COVID-19 deaths

US nears 500,000 COVID-19 deaths
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WASHINGTON: The United States on Sunday (Feb 21) was on the brink of the grim milestone of ...

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Commentary: Toxic offices dynamics don't disappear just because people work from home

Commentary: Toxic offices dynamics don't disappear just because people work from home
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Even though staff are working from home, indefensible behaviour never stops, says the Financial ...

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Commentary: Why prices are going haywire and could trigger a surge in inflation

Commentary: Why prices are going haywire and could trigger a surge in inflation
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Today’s low inflation forecasts are thus no guarantee that inflation will actually remain low, ...

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Commentary: Taiwan is becoming the biggest test in US-China relations

Commentary: Taiwan is becoming the biggest test in US-China relations
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US President Joe Biden must demonstrate resolve yet bolster communication channels with China and ...

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'Temporary solution' found ahead of Iran nuclear deadline: IAEA

'Temporary solution' found ahead of Iran nuclear deadline: IAEA
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The head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog said on Sunday (Feb 21) that a ...

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Protesters clash with Spanish police in fresh unrest over jailed rapper

Protesters clash with Spanish police in fresh unrest over jailed rapper
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Protesters threw bottles, stones and rubbish containers at police in Barcelona on Sunday (Feb ...

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Myanmar protesters grieve as funeral rites held for woman who was shot in head

Myanmar protesters grieve as funeral rites held for woman who was shot in head
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A sombre Buddhist funeral song rung out in Myanmar's capital as the body of ...

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New Zealand to push for tariff-free trade of COVID-19 essentials at APEC

New Zealand to push for tariff-free trade of COVID-19 essentials at APEC
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New Zealand will use its platform as host of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum ...

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Argentina president blasts 'unforgivable' COVID-19 vaccine line-jump scandal

Argentina president blasts 'unforgivable' COVID-19 vaccine line-jump scandal
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Argentina's president Alberto Fernandez blasted his former health minister over an "unforgivable" COVID-19 vaccine scandal, ...

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Germany urges 'caution' as COVID-19 infections climb again

Germany urges 'caution' as COVID-19 infections climb again
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BERLIN: German Health Minister Jens Spahn urged caution on Sunday (Feb 21) in the ...

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After losing a company to COVID-19, owners seek the next gig

After losing a company to COVID-19, owners seek the next gig
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After losing a company to COVID-19, owners seek the next gig

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Ebola death toll hits 4 in DR Congo as people 'resist' measures

Ebola death toll hits 4 in DR Congo as people 'resist' measures
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Four people have died from the hemorrhagic Ebola virus during a new outbreak in ...

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