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In The Battle Against COVID-19, A Risk Of ‘Vaccine Nationalism’

The race to defeat the coronavirus is generating competition among nations and multinational companies that’s being described as “vaccine nationalism.” ...
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Why Thailand isn’t reopening to international tourists yet

With news that many countries in Europe are reopening to tourism in time for summer, travelers with their sights set ...
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Stockholm Won’t Reach Herd Immunity In May, Sweden’s Chief Epidemiologist Says

Sweden’s controversial strategy has become a rallying cry of anti-lockdown protesters in the U.S. But not even the official behind ...
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3-Day Truce, Prisoner Release Deal Inspire Hopes For Reconciliation In Afghanistan

The Taliban announced the cease-fire in honor of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, and the Afghan government quickly reciprocated ...
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Japan’s Shinzo Abe Lifts Coronavirus State Of Emergency As Critics Swarm

Even though Japan has not seen the same devastating numbers as some others, its prime minister is still grappling with ...
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White House Restricts Travel From Brazil, Where Coronavirus Cases Near 350,000

President Trump is barring non-U.S. citizens who have been in Brazil in the past two weeks, in an effort to ...
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Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas As Thousands Protest Planned Security Law

Demonstrators defied social distancing rules and thronged some of the busiest retail districts Sunday. China’s parliament is planning legislation to ...
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Ahead Of Eid, India’s Muslim Clerics Urge Celebrating At Home, Donating To Charity

“The happiness of Eid is in not hugging each other and not shaking hands this time over,” said a leading ...
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What To Know As Israel’s Netanyahu Goes On Trial For Corruption Charges

The Israeli prime minister is due in court Sunday for corruption charges, including that he allegedly offered a media company ...
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Indonesians Prepare For Eid Holiday Amid Concerns Over Spread Of COVID-19

Indonesia, with a population of 260 million, has confirmed more than 20,000 COVID-19 cases and more than 1,320 deaths, but ...
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Sons of Slain Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Forgive His Killers, Paving Way for Pardons

The writer’s eldest son, Saleh, tweeted Thursday, “If a person forgives and makes reconciliation, his reward is due from Allah.” ...
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Business

Bunq adds donations to charities and tests redesign

Challenger bank Bunq is adding a new feature that lets you donate to charities directly from the app. In addition to that, Bunq is also ...
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How to upgrade your at-home videoconference setup: Lighting edition

In this instalment of our ongoing series around making the most of your at-home video setup, we’re going to focus on one of the most ...
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Uber latest features lets riders book by the hour and make multiple stops

Uber is bringing a new feature to the U.S. that lets users book rides for $50 an hour and make multiple stops as the ride-hailing ...
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