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As leaders reconvene at UN, climate and COVID top the list

UNITED NATIONS ((DailyNews)) — Last year, no leaders came at all. This year will be quite different — sort of. With the coronavirus pandemic still raging in many parts of …

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Biden pitching partnership after tough stretch with allies

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — President Joe Biden goes before the United Nations this week eager to make the case for the world to act with haste against the coronavirus, climate change …

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Iran to allow new memory cards in UN’s nuclear site cameras

TEHRAN, Iran ((DailyNews)) — Iran agreed Sunday to allow international inspectors to install new memory cards into surveillance cameras at its sensitive nuclear sites and to continue filming there, potentially …

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Myanmar opposition calls for national uprising against army

BANGKOK ((DailyNews)) — The main underground group coordinating resistance to Myanmar’s military government issued a sweeping call for a nationwide uprising on Tuesday, raising the prospect of spiraling unrest. The …

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UN: Weather disasters soar in numbers, cost, but deaths fall

GENEVA ((DailyNews)) — Weather disasters are striking the world four to five times more often and causing seven times more damage than in the 1970s, the United Nations weather agency …

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The Latest: Moderna, Japan partner recall 1.6 million doses

TOKYO — Moderna Inc. and its Japanese partner are recalling more than 1 million doses of the U.S. drug maker’s coronavirus vaccine after confirming that contamination reported last week was …

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Afghans face hunger crisis, adding to Taliban’s challenges

KABUL, Afghanistan ((DailyNews)) — The United Nations’ stockpiles of food in Afghanistan could run out this month, a senior official warned Wednesday, threatening to add a hunger crisis to the …

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Experts on WHO team say search for COVID origins has stalled

LONDON ((DailyNews)) — The international scientists dispatched to China by the World Health Organization to find out where the coronavirus came from said Wednesday the search has stalled and warned …

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Taliban suppress more dissent as economic challenges loom

KABUL, Afghanistan ((DailyNews)) — The Taliban violently dispersed scattered protests for a second day Thursday amid warnings that Afghanistan’s already weakened economy could crumble further without the massive international aid …

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In Yemen’s north, Houthis face virus with outright denial

CAIRO ((DailyNews)) — For three days last month, Nasser joined hundreds of others jammed into emergency rooms in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, searching for a hospital bed for his mother, who …

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