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Palestinians shut West Bank schools to contain coronavirus variants

By Zainah El-Haroun RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Schools in the occupied West Bank will shut down for...

Mexico says U.S. needs at least 600,000 more migrant workers, seeks deal

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday that he would press for a deal to get legal guarantees for workers from Mexico and Central America...

Armenian president refuses to fire armed forces chief at centre of political crisis

By Nvard Hovhannisyan and Artem Mikryukov YEREVAN (Reuters) - Armenian President Armen Sarkissian refused to fire the head...

Lady Gaga’s two abducted bulldogs returned unharmed to police

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Lady Gaga's two stolen bulldogs, snatched in a violent abduction that...

Exclusive: Bangladesh under ‘no obligation’ to accept stranded Rohingya refugees, says minister

By Ruma Paul DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh is under "no obligation" to shelter 81 Rohingya Muslim refugees adrift...

Spanish report calls for killing of more than 850 cattle on pariah ship

By Marco Trujillo and Nathan Allen CARTAGENA, Spain (Reuters) - More than 850 cows that spent months aboard...

New Zealand’s largest city Auckland back to lockdown after COVID-19 case

By Praveen Menon WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Saturday that the country's...

Firecrackers fly as Taiwanese celebrate pared back festival

By Ann Wang YANSHUI, Taiwan (Reuters) - Firecrackers lit up the skies on Friday night as Taiwanese celebrated...

Poles go underground for COVID treatment in UNESCO-listed salt mine

WIELICZKA, Poland (Reuters) - A UNESCO World Heritage site in Poland is being used to help people recover from COVID-19, with patients going deep underground in the Wieliczka salt mine to...

Philippines extends partial coronavirus curbs in capital until end-March

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has extended partial coronavirus curbs in the capital until the end of March, as the country awaits the arrival of vaccines, the presidential spokesman...

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