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Germany, France push for WHO reform talks in September

Germany and France want to give more money and power to the World Health Organisation after the COVID-19 pandemic underscored long-standing financial and legal weaknesses at the U.N. agency, an

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UK data shows most Covid-19 transmissions happen in homes, says health minister

“The reason is that the evidence from NHS Test and Trace for where people catch the disease is that, very largely, they catch it from one household meeting another household,

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Floods in China wash away roads, force hundreds of thousands from homes

Footage on state broadcaster CCTV showed murky water lapping at the feet of the Leshan Giant Buddha — a 71m-tall figure carved into a cliffside in Sichuan province Floods in

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Lebanon’s Hezbollah ‘got power but lost the country’

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Fifteen years after the assassination of Lebanon’s former prime minister Rafik al-Hariri, Hezbollah has risen to become the overarching power in a country that is now collapsing

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Belarusian leader orders police to quash protests, EU prepares sanctions

MINSK/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko ordered his police on Wednesday to put down protests in the capital Minsk, signalling an escalation after a week and a half of

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