3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper
3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper

Drugmaker AstraZeneca says that late-stage trials show its COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective, buoying the prospects of a relatively cheap, easy-to-store product that may become the vaccine of choice for the developing world

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With Ethiopia on brink of escalation, diplomacy in doubt
With Ethiopia on brink of escalation, diplomacy in doubt

Alarm is spiraling over Ethiopia’s imminent tank attack on the capital of the defiant Tigray region, with a rush of warnings protecting civilians three weeks after the war began

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Tokyo governor: Japan can host Olympics despite virus spike
Tokyo governor: Japan can host Olympics despite virus spike

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike remains firm about being able to safely host the Olympics next year despite growing concerns about Japan’s recent resurgence of COVID-19 infections

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Paris police under fire for forcing migrants from tent camp
Paris police under fire for forcing migrants from tent camp

France’s interior minister ordered an internal police investigation after officers were filmed tossing migrants out of tents while evacuating a Paris protest camp

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Drones to the rescue: Berlin lab seeks quicker virus tests
Drones to the rescue: Berlin lab seeks quicker virus tests

A German lab is hoping to cut the time it takes to send coronavirus tests across Berlin by using drones, thereby avoiding the capital’s clogged roads

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With Ethiopia on brink of escalation, diplomacy in doubt
With Ethiopia on brink of escalation, diplomacy in doubt

Alarm is spiraling over Ethiopia’s imminent tank attack on the capital of the defiant Tigray region, with a rush of warnings about protecting civilians three weeks after the war began

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Greece strike to disrupt public transport
Greece strike to disrupt public transport

Airlines are rescheduling or cancelling flights to, from and within Greece this week as air traffic controllers join a nationwide public sector strike on Thursday

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'We just ran': Ethiopians fleeing war find little relief
'We just ran': Ethiopians fleeing war find little relief

Nearly 40,000 people have fled the Ethiopian government’s offensive in the defiant Tigray region

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Trudeau: Canadians won't be among the first to get vaccine
Trudeau: Canadians won't be among the first to get vaccine

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will have to wait for a vaccine because the very first ones that roll off assembly lines are likely to be given to citizens of the country they are made in

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Spain’s mortuary workers endure the daily march of death
Spain’s mortuary workers endure the daily march of death

Marina Gómez and her fellow mortuary workers form part of Spain's rarely seen front line in the fight against COVID-19

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With Ethiopia on brink of escalation, diplomacy in doubt
With Ethiopia on brink of escalation, diplomacy in doubt

Alarm is spiraling over Ethiopia’s imminent tank attack on the capital of the defiant Tigray region, with a rush of warnings about protecting civilians three weeks after the war began

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Punishing hurricanes to spur more Central American migration
Punishing hurricanes to spur more Central American migration

Flooded out Honduran and Guatemalan families stranded on rooftops in the most marginalized neighborhoods after the passage of hurricanes Eta and Iota this month have raised fears of a new wave of migration, observers across the region say

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Swiss probe knife attack injuring 2 as possible terrorism
Swiss probe knife attack injuring 2 as possible terrorism

Swiss authorities are investigating as a possible terror attack the stabbing of two women in a department store in the southern city of Lugano

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