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Algeria’s election — a nation between hope and repression
Middle East

Algeria’s election — a nation between hope and repression

President Abdelmadjid Tebboune called the election following the dissolution of the National People’s Assembly (APN) in an attempt to take the wind…
Vietnam: Human trafficking on the rise amid COVID
World

Vietnam: Human trafficking on the rise amid COVID

A surge in COVID-19 cases in Vietnam has prompted a spike in human trafficking and smuggling as people become more financially desperate,…
Belarus to cut US diplomatic staff over sanctions
World

Belarus to cut US diplomatic staff over sanctions

Belarus on Thursday announced that the United States would have to cut the number of diplomatic and administrative staff at…
Coronavirus: WHO warns Africa not ready for third wave
World

Coronavirus: WHO warns Africa not ready for third wave

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday warned that the threat of a third wave of coronavirus hitting Africa is “real and…
Germany-Russia flights resume after air traffic suspension
World

Germany-Russia flights resume after air traffic suspension

Flights between Germany and Russia resumed later on Wednesday after both countries suspended airline connections in an apparent tit-for-tat move as…
Coronavirus: WHO approves Sinovac COVID vaccine for emergency use
Health & Fitness

Coronavirus: WHO approves Sinovac COVID vaccine for emergency use

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that it approved the COVID-19 vaccine from Sinovac Biotech for emergency use. It is…
Afghanistan: Mortar attack on wedding party kills 6
Middle East

Afghanistan: Mortar attack on wedding party kills 6

A mortar shell struck a wedding ceremony in northern Afghanistan overnight, killing at least six people and wounding four others, a…
South Korea: Belgium recalls ambassador after wife attacks workers
World

South Korea: Belgium recalls ambassador after wife attacks workers

Belgium will end its ambassador’s three-year stay in South Korea after the diplomat’s wife allegedly attacked two shop staff. A video of the…
Why are Twitter and WhatsApp miffed with Indian authorities?
World

Why are Twitter and WhatsApp miffed with Indian authorities?

The Indian government’s battle with social media giants escalated on Thursday with Twitter accusing the police of “intimidation.” The micro-blogging…
How COVID in India affects patients in Africa
Features/Interviews

How COVID in India affects patients in Africa

Imelda Wambua has chronic kidney failure and cannot afford the high cost of treatment in Kenya. Under normal circumstances, Wambua…
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