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Analysis: Political and business relations between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates are marked by opacity and secrecy.

The WHO chief took on so-called "vaccine diplomacy" on Monday, slamming countries for using Covid-19 jabs to gain competitive advantage rather than engaging in true cooperation to end the pandemic.

'No doubt' US has undercounted Covid deaths: Fauci

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'No doubt' US has undercounted Covid deaths: Fauci

The United States, which has reported the world's worst overall Covid-19 death toll, has "no doubt" been undercounting fatal cases, top pandemic advisor Anthony Fauci said Sunday.

Large Chinese rocket segment disintegrates over Indian Ocean

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Large Chinese rocket segment disintegrates over Indian Ocean

A large segment of a Chinese rocket re-entered the Earth's atmosphere and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean on Sunday.

India deaths top 4,000 amid vaccine export limits debate

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India deaths top 4,000 amid vaccine export limits debate

More than 4,000 daily Covid-19 deaths have now been recorded in India as French President Emmanuel Macron urged for an end to vaccine export ...

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US Muslims call for office against Islamophobia

The US Council of Muslim Organisations has called for the creation of an envoy position to signal that anti-Muslim sentiment will not be tolerated.

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Talks 'intensify' on US return to Iran nuclear deal

After world powers held a fourth round of talks aimed at bringing Washington back to the 2015 deal, Russia delegate Mikhail Ulyanov tweeted that ...

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'Possible' to revive nuclear deal before Iran vote: US

Reviving the historic nuclear deal could be within reach ahead of the Iran elections, a Washington official said on Thursday.

Alex de Waal

Biden’s brewing problem in Ethiopia

Comment: A brutal regional conflict broke out last November and shows no signs of winding down, writes Alex de Waal.

US backs Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver

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US backs Covid-19 vaccine patent waiver

The US has announced a waiver on Covid-19 vaccine patents, opening the door for vaccines to be produced in developing nations.

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China slams New Zealand parliament's Uighur concerns

China has lashed out at New Zealand for its criticism of their treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority.

New Zealand declines to call China's Uighur treatment genocide

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New Zealand declines to call China's Uighur treatment genocide

Wellington's parliament unanimously passed a motion expressing 'grave concern' at rights abuses in China's Xinjiang province, but only after the ...

Lebanon requests satellite images for site of Beirut blast

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Lebanon requests satellite images for site of Beirut blast

Judge Tarek Bitar's request is reportedly a formal legal memorandum for which a response is obligatory, and it indicates that he has not ruled ...

G7 seeks common front on <em>China</em>

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G7 seeks common front on China

The G7 devoted its first session to China, with Blinken pledging 'robust cooperation' with Britain in pressuring Beijing's over its ...

Saudi oil firm Aramco's first-quarter profits up by 30%

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Saudi oil firm Aramco's first-quarter profits up by 30%

Aramco said the increase in profits primarily reflects the impact of higher crude oil prices, which have steadily climbed amid increased global ...

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US, UK reject reports of prisoner deal with Iran

In a meeting ahead of the 47th G7 summit, Washington and London's top diplomats denied prospects of a breakthrough in a prisoner swap deal with Tehran.

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Syrian regime 'approves' Assad and loyalists in 'sham' elections

The Syrian regime has approved two candidates to run against dictator Bashar Al-Assad in the upcoming elections.

Jeffrey D. Sachs

Share the intellectual property on Covid-19

Comment: Intellectual property must serve the global good, rather than humanity serving the interests of a few private companies, writes Jeffrey ...

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Blinken in UK as G7 FMs resume in-person talks

Britain this week hosts the first face-to-face meeting of G7 foreign ministers in two years which will be joined by Antony Blinken

Vaccine campaign begins amid virus surge in rebel-held Syria

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Vaccine campaign begins amid virus surge in rebel-held Syria

A Covid-19 vaccine campaign kicked off in Syria’s last rebel-held enclave this weekend.

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Hopes for Iran nuclear breakthrough 'within weeks'

Representatives of the parties still in the Iran agreement noted "indisputable progress" in talks to revive the historic accord after adjourning ...

Iran, US nuclear talks to resume in Vienna

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Iran, US nuclear talks to resume in Vienna

The Vienna talks aim to achieve a concrete result 'by the end of May', according to diplomats.

How not to make Europe great again

Khaled Diab

How not to make Europe great again

Comment: Politicians promoting a Christian European renaissance do not understand the history of the Renaissance, nor the current position of ...

Iraqi Kurds to try IS fighters in special court

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Iraqi Kurds to try IS fighters in special court

The initial hearings are expected to focus on those in local custody and then proceed to request transfers of suspects held outside Iraq.

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