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    WHO says ‘no link found’ between AstraZeneca’s vaccine, clotting

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:16am on March 13, 2021

    The World Health Organisation said on Friday there was no reason to stop using AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 jab after several countries suspended rollout over blood clot...

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    Countries slam Russia at UN over Navalny case

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 02:30am on March 13, 2021

    Dozens of countries took Russia to task at the UN on Friday over its imprisonment of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, and slammed numerous ‘arbitrary arrests’...

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    UN urges Syria to locate thousands missing in war

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 09:28pm on March 11, 2021

    The UN rights chief on Thursday urged Syria’s warring parties to disclose the location of tens of thousands of missing people, as she marked 10...

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    Swiss vote on 'burqa ban'

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 06:07pm on March 07, 2021

    Switzerland was voting Sunday on whether to ban full facial coverings in public places, despite women in Islamic full-face veils being an exceptionally rare sight...

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    Don’t waste vaccine hope, warns WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:51am on March 07, 2021

    Covax will distribute 14.4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to 31 more countries next week, the WHO said Friday as it warned people not to waste,...

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    UN still waiting for proof Dubai’s Sheikha Latifa alive

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:48am on March 06, 2021

    The UN said Friday it was yet to see evidence from the United Arab Emirates that Dubai’s Sheikha Latifa was still alive, a fortnight after...

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    Algeria must stop protest crackdown: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:46am on March 06, 2021

    The United Nations on Friday voiced concern about an increasing crackdown on a pro-democracy protest movement in Algeria, highlighting hundreds of arrests in recent weeks...

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    COVID origins report due out week of March 15: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 09:22pm on March 05, 2021

    The international investigation into the COVID-19 pandemic’s origins in China will publish its report in the week of March 15, the World Health Organisation chief...

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    Ethiopian, Eritrean troops behind possible war crimes in Tigray: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:36pm on March 04, 2021

    The UN rights chief said Thursday that her office had corroborated grave violations that could amount to ‘war crimes and crimes against humanity’ in Ethiopia’s...

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    World won’t vanquish virus this year: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:55am on March 02, 2021

    It is unrealistic to think the world will be done with the COVID-19 pandemic by the end of the year, the World Health Organisation warned...

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