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The UK’s vaccine stash examined
Covax jab-sharing scheme
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The UK’s vaccine stash examined

World Health Organization says only 7.5% of people are fully inoculated across Africa
2 Dec 2021
Explosions in space: a Russian show of strength
Astronaut aboard the International Space Station
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Explosions in space: a Russian show of strength

Moscow is letting its opponents know ‘just how far it is willing to go to achieve its strategic objectives’
26 Nov 2021
How the world reported Europe’s eruption of anti-lockdown protests
Demonstrators gather in the Belgian capital Brussels
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How the world reported Europe’s eruption of anti-lockdown protests

Tens of thousands rally in violent demonstrations against new Covid-19 restrictions
22 Nov 2021
How the world reported Austria’s lockdown for the unvaccinated
A woman wearing a protective face mask walks through Vienna
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How the world reported Austria’s lockdown for the unvaccinated

‘Unprecedented’ measures introduced as country records highest infections in western Europe
17 Nov 2021
Nagorno-Karabakh ‘laced with mines’ one year on from ceasefire
The aftermath of shelling in Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh
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Nagorno-Karabakh ‘laced with mines’ one year on from ceasefire

‘War wounds’ still open as Armenia and Azerbaijan mark first anniversary of deadly conflict
10 Nov 2021
What the world is saying about Cop26
Boris Johnson
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What the world is saying about Cop26

The ‘last chance’ bid to tackle climate change kicks off in Glasgow this weekend
27 Oct 2021
Everything we know so far about the Sudan military coup
Protestors block a road in the Sudanese capital city Khartoum
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Everything we know so far about the Sudan military coup

Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and other leaders detained in apparent power grab
25 Oct 2021

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‘If anyone can save Joe Biden, it’s Donald Trump’
Trump at October 2021 rally
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‘If anyone can save Joe Biden, it’s Donald Trump’

Donald Trump’s second term is looking increasingly likely, said The Atlantic
22 Oct 2021
What Poland’s clash with the EU means for the bloc
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki
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What Poland’s clash with the EU means for the bloc

Rumours of ‘Polexit’ fizzling out – but a ‘dirty remain’ could be worse
19 Oct 2021
What the world’s first malaria vaccine means for Africa
A worker inspects a mosquito net in Arusha, Tanzania
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What the world’s first malaria vaccine means for Africa

World Health Organization hails breakthrough in battle against tropical disease
7 Oct 2021
What the world is saying about the UK’s fuel crisis
Petrol crisis
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What the world is saying about the UK’s fuel crisis

Britons facing re-run of 1970s shortages but ‘there is nothing Austin Powers-like about this time machine’
29 Sep 2021
The ‘Two Michaels’: pawns in Beijing’s brutal game
Protesters hold signs calling for the release of Canadian citizens Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig
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The ‘Two Michaels’: pawns in Beijing’s brutal game

Canadian citizens are being used by Beijing to pressure Canada in the Huawei extradition case
19 Aug 2021
Biden’s meeting with Putin: a win for the Kremlin?
Joe Biden meets Vladimir Putin in Geneva
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Biden’s meeting with Putin: a win for the Kremlin?

The Russian and US presidents met last week, but didn’t look into each others’ souls
25 Jun 2021
California dreaming: Van Cleef & Arpels at South Coast Plaza
Van Cleef & Arpels at South Coast Plaza
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California dreaming: Van Cleef & Arpels at South Coast Plaza

The Lady Arpels Pont des Amoureux collection of timepieces is celebrated with immersive display
29 Apr 2021
Record Pakistan infections prompt fears it is next coronavirus ‘timebomb’
Health workers take a nasal swab from a boy in Karachi
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Record Pakistan infections prompt fears it is next coronavirus ‘timebomb’

Hospitals overflowing with patients as concern rises that Indian ’double mutation’ is spreading freely
28 Apr 2021
How the world reported the UK’s ‘joyful’ lockdown easing
Drinkers outside a pub in Windsor
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How the world reported the UK’s ‘joyful’ lockdown easing

Drinkers brave icy weather to celebrate amid hope that vaccine success means ‘no going back’ to Covid restrictions
13 Apr 2021
How the world reported Myanmar’s ‘day of shame’
Anti-coup protesters use slingshots against approaching security forces
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How the world reported Myanmar’s ‘day of shame’

Children among the dead in ‘bloodiest’ crackdown since military coup
29 Mar 2021
How the world responded to Harry and Meghan
Harry and Meghan during their interview with Oprah Winfrey
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How the world responded to Harry and Meghan

As “The Firm” considers its next move - with the Queen reportedly vetoing a prepared statement last night - the world’s media are …
9 Mar 2021
Why India’s farmers are protesting in months-long stand-off
India farmers demonstrating in New Delhi
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Why India’s farmers are protesting in months-long stand-off

At least one demonstrator killed in clashes with New Delhi police as tensions over new agricultural laws boil over
28 Jan 2021
Meet the ‘vaccine king of India’
Adar Poonawalla gestures during a press conference in Pune.
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Meet the ‘vaccine king of India’

Adar Poonawalla bet big on Oxford vaccine - but plans to keep prices low for the world’s poorest countries
25 Jan 2021
How the world reported Alexei Navalny’s arrest
Alexei Navalny in a Moscow police station following his arrest
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How the world reported Alexei Navalny’s arrest

Poisoned Russian opposition leader detained after returning home from Berlin
18 Jan 2021
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