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    WHO urges UNSC to back words with action on vaccines

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:37am on February 28, 2021

    The WHO on Friday urged the UN Security Council to back up its call for increased vaccine supply to poorer nations with concrete action to...

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    Saudi rejects US claims prince approved Khashoggi murder

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:36am on February 28, 2021

    Saudi Arabia on Friday said it ‘completely rejects’ a declassified US report that found that de facto ruler crown prince Mohammed bin Salman approved journalist...

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    Press was ‘destroying my mental health’: Harry

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:18pm on February 27, 2021

    Britain’s Prince Harry said in a rare one-on-one interview that he left royal life because the British press was ‘destroying’ his mental health, and revealed...

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    4 killed in Iraq clash

    Agence France-Presse . Nasiriyah | Updated at 11:16pm on February 27, 2021

    Four anti-government protesters were killed Friday in clashes with Iraqi security forces in Nasiriyah, medics said, the deadliest day in a week of violence in...

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    Over 60 fighters killed in Yemen clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Abu Dhabi | Updated at 11:15pm on February 27, 2021

    More than 60 fighters were killed in clashes in Yemen Friday between Iran-backed Huthi rebels and government forces in the strategic northern province of Marib,...

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    Abducted victims freed in Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Lagos | Updated at 11:15pm on February 27, 2021

    Kidnappers have freed 42 people, including 27 children, snatched from a school in central Nigeria 10 days ago, officials said on Saturday, a day after...

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    Trump to take revenge on Republicans who voted to impeach

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:14pm on February 27, 2021

    Former US president Donald Trump has signaled he will seek revenge on fellow Republicans who voted to impeach him last month, and he followed through...

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    US House approves $1.9t COVID-19 relief plan

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:13pm on February 27, 2021

    The US House passed an enormous, $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday, hailed by Democrats as a critical step in funneling new funding toward...

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    Syria air strike a warning to Iran: Biden

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:12pm on February 27, 2021

    President Joe Biden said Friday that a US air strike against an Iranian-backed militia in eastern Syria, the first since he took office, should be...

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    Golden Globes eye history as show goes on without stars

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:00pm on February 27, 2021

    Hollywood’s A-listers are staying home, but Golden Globes, scheduled to be held today, could still offer plenty of reasons to party -- from history-making female...