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    WHO slams vaccine imbalance between rich, poor nations

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:43am on April 11, 2021

    The World Health Organisation on Friday condemned the chasm between rich and poor nations in accessing coronavirus vaccines, saying more than a dozen countries were...

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    UN ‘very concerned’ for life of Sheikha Latifa

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:38am on April 10, 2021

    The UN said Friday it was ‘very concerned’ for Dubai’s Sheikha Latifa, two months after having asked the United Arab Emirates for proof that the...

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    UN ‘appalled’ by deadly Darfur clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:32am on April 10, 2021

    The United Nations said on Friday it was ‘appalled’ by the resurgence of violence in Sudan’s West Darfur region, saying all tribes responsible for the...

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    Montreux Jazz Festival to head to the lake in July

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:13pm on April 01, 2021

    The renowned Montreux Jazz Festival will go ahead in July despite the coronavirus pandemic, but will take place in part outdoors on the waters of...

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    WTO to work with Europeans on legality of EU carbon tax plan

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:40pm on April 01, 2021

    The World Trade Organisation will work with a number of European countries to ensure a proposed EU carbon tax will respect international trade rules, the...

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    Pandemic delays gender parity by a generation: WEF

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:13pm on March 31, 2021

    The pandemic has rolled back years of progress towards equality between men and women, according to a report released Wednesday showing the crisis had added...

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    Global leaders push for pandemic preparedness treaty

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:10am on March 31, 2021

    World leaders pushed Tuesday for a new international treaty to prepare for the next global pandemic — and avoid the unseemly scramble for vaccines hampering...

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    COVID-19 probably came to humans from animals: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:14am on March 30, 2021

    A team of international experts will present details on Tuesday of their findings from a mission to China, which concluded COVID-19 probably passed to humans...

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    WHO seeks 10 million vaccine doses immediately

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:22am on March 28, 2021

    The World Health Organisation called Friday for the donation of 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses so every country can start immunising within the first 100...

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    Empower kids with digital access: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:57am on March 26, 2021

    Proper digital access is no game for children, it is a right that each and every country should guarantee, a UN watchdog said Wednesday. Images...

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