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Person on Israeli PM’s flight from UAE tests COVID positive
Middle East

Person on Israeli PM’s flight from UAE tests COVID positive

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — A person who was on Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s flight back from the United…
Virus stigma weighs heavily in sub-Saharan Africa
World

Virus stigma weighs heavily in sub-Saharan Africa

Landlords evict people from their homes, nurses are abandoned by their husbands and people are spurned just on suspicion of…
Africa, Latin America fragile targets for coronavirus spread
World

Africa, Latin America fragile targets for coronavirus spread

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The West African nation of Mali has roughly one ventilator per 1 million people — 20…
Italy virus deaths hit record as Trump goes on war footing
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Italy virus deaths hit record as Trump goes on war footing

Italy on Wednesday reported nearly 500 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, the highest one-day official toll of any nation,…
Niger’s migrant smugglers use ever deadlier routes through the Sahara
Middle East

Niger’s migrant smugglers use ever deadlier routes through the Sahara

Amadou Sissoko is a migrant whose journey so far has ended in a transit center in Agadez in central Niger.…
World nations failing the poorest on energy goals: study
World

World nations failing the poorest on energy goals: study

More than 150 million people are gaining access to electricity every year, reducing the ranks of those who live without…
Spain grapples with surging number of teenage migrants
World

Spain grapples with surging number of teenage migrants

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Slouched on a bench at a Barcelona police station, five teenagers waited patiently on a recent…
Rhythms of slavery draw tourists to Moroccan village
Culture

Rhythms of slavery draw tourists to Moroccan village

KHAMLIA, Morocco,(Reuters) – In a village hut in Morocco’s southwestern desert, a group of white-clad locals sat and played the…
Starbucks to open first two cafes in South Africa
Life & Style

Starbucks to open first two cafes in South Africa

The Starbucks coffee chain will open its first two cafes in South Africa in April, the company announced on Thursday,…
Poorest countries neglected by foreign aid donors: report
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Poorest countries neglected by foreign aid donors: report

he world's poorest nations, the bulk of which are in sub-Saharan Africa, are receiving less than a third of development…
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