Month: January 2021

Tigray crisis: ‘Genocidal war’ waged in Ethiopia region, says ex-leader – Yahoo News

Debretsion Gebretsion is leading a military campaign against federal government forces in Tigray Ethiopian and Eritrean forces have waged a “devastating and genocidal war” in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the region’s ousted leader has said. Debretsion Gebremichael urged the international community to investigate the alleged atrocities. The Ethiopian government said his claims were “unfounded”, and his …

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Florida’s coronavirus vaccine rollout reveals racial divide in Tampa Bay – Tampa Bay Times

The Rev. Wayne G. Thompson has been trying for weeks to get coronavirus vaccine appointments for himself and his 92-year-old mother. But the pastor of St. Petersburg’s First Baptist Institutional Church has faced confusion over when appointments would open up and trouble navigating the online and phone systems. Thompson, 71, finally got someone this week …

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Wrangle over valuable art uncovered in Cypriot ghost town – Yahoo News

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The abstract figures of naked women gyrating to the rhythms of a five-piece band had shocked many people almost 60 years ago as they eyed the artwork for the first time on the walls of a popular restaurant-nightclub in Cyprus. The valuable and very rare concrete relief by Christoforos Savva, Cyprus’ …

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Vaccination Delays Put Global Rebound at Risk – The Wall Street Journal

Timetables for vaccinating enough people to effectively curb Covid-19 are slipping in many countries, raising fears that a large portion of the world will still be battling the pandemic and its economic effects well into 2022 or beyond. While the U.S. and some other mostly small countries are making progress toward vaccinating most of their populations by …

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EU: AstraZeneca to supply 9 million more vaccine doses – The Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) — Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has agreed to supply 9 million additional doses of its coronavirus vaccine to the European Union during the first quarter, the bloc’s executive arm said Sunday. The new target of 40 million doses by the end of March is still only half what the British-Swedish company had originally aimed …

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15 Wedding Guests Share The Moment They Knew A Couple Would Last Forever, And I’m Seriously Touched – BuzzFeed

5. “My husband and I got married at one of those quickie chapels in Nevada, and my husband has speaking anxiety, so his one request was that we not write our own vows, but just repeat what the officiant said. Well, the officiant didn’t know that, so he asked me why I wanted to marry …

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U.S. top diplomat condemns ‘harsh’ crackdown on Russian protests, renews call for Putin critic’s release – CNBC

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny takes part in a rally to mark the 5th anniversary of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov’s murder and to protest against proposed amendments to the country’s constitution, in Moscow, Russia February 29, 2020. Shamil Zhumatov | Reuters WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has condemned the “persistent use of harsh …

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Lawmaker contracts coronavirus after getting second vaccine dose – Business Insider – Business Insider

After having received both doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, Rep. Stephen Lynch of Massachusetts tested positive for the coronavirus, his spokesperson told Business Insider.  “While Mr. Lynch remains asymptomatic and feels fine, he will self-quarantine and will vote by proxy in Congress during the coming week,” his spokesperson said. It typically takes a few weeks …

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Wyoming governor: Keystone XL Pipeline cancellation is ‘a real problem’ for energy-producing states – Yahoo News

The Telegraph France and Germany mull sanctions on vaccine providers as EU row over delays escalates France and Germany threatened legal action against AstraZeneca on Sunday as they scrambled to explain their shortages in vaccine supplies and warned that any firm which favoured UK orders for the jabs would be penalised. Clement Beaune, the French …

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Parolee once arrested for murder fatally shot on NYC street – New York Daily News

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