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SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s Supreme Court has allowed a Senate investigation of President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the pandemic to go forward, one of two cases it tackled that could affect the leader’s bid for reelection...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Africa’s top health official said Thursday he wants to believe that India will lift export restrictions on COVID-19 vaccines as soon as possible, warning that “India is not an island” while some African...

GENEVA (AP) — A top official from the World Health Organization says Europe has surpassed one million deaths from COVID-19 and the situation remains “serious,” with about 1.6 million new cases reported each week in the region. The...

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s president has defiantly signed into law an extension of his mandate and that of his government as the United States and others threatened sanctions and warned of further instability in one of the...

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Desperate to jumpstart Europe’s sluggish vaccination programme, leaders from across the continent scrambled Wednesday in the wake of an unexpected delay in the rollout of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19...

BRUSSELS — The head of the European Union’s executive arm has announced plans for a major contract extension for COVID-19 vaccines with Pfizer stretching to 2023. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Wednesday that...

KINGSTOWN (AP): Leaders of volcano-wracked St Vincent said Tuesday that water is running short as heavy ash contaminates supplies, and they estimated that the Eastern Caribbean island will need hundreds of millions of dollars to recover from the...

NEW DELHI (AP): The Indian city of Pune is running out of ventilators as gasping coronavirus patients crowd its hospitals. Social media is full of people searching for beds, while relatives throng pharmacies looking for antiviral medicines that...

LONDON (AP): Britain began offering coronavirus vaccinations to anyone over 45 on Tuesday after hitting its target of giving at least one dose to everyone over 50 by the middle of April. Despite the good news, Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former officer Derek Chauvin was justified in pinning George Floyd to the ground because of his frantic resistance, a use-of-force expert testified for the defence Tuesday, contradicting a parade of...
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