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Biden Urges Leaders to Cut Methane Gas

"We believe the collective goal is both ambitious but realistic, and we urge you to join us in announcing this pledge at COP26," Biden said. Biden hopes this push will create a huge push for forward momentum in climate control. Climate change is one of Biden's highest priorities. In a...

Fewer than 3.5 % of Africans vaccinated against COVID – Africa CDC

GENEVA (Reuters) - Less than 3.5% of Africans are vaccinated against COVID-19, far short of its official target of 60%, John Nkengasong, director of Africa's Centers for Disease Control, said on...

COVID-19 cases in southeast China more than double as Delta spreads

BEIJING (Reuters) -New local COVID-19 infections more than doubled in China's southeastern province of Fujian, health authorities said on Tuesday, prompting officials to quickly roll out measures including travel restrictions to halt the spread of...

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi back in court after absence, still ‘somewhat dizzy’ -lawyer

(Reuters) - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi returned to court on Tuesday, a day after a non-appearance on health grounds, seeming relieved, but saying she was still "somewhat dizzy", her lawyer...

China’s People’s Daily slams medical beauty ads, urges regulation

BEIJING (Reuters) -China's People's Daily newspaper said it was "imperative and urgent" to regulate advertisements bombarding people with recommendations for cosmetic surgery, procedures and treatments, as they had become excessive, and some made false claims....

Putin criticises foreign forces in Syria at Kremlin meet with Assad

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Foreign forces being deployed in Syria without a decision by the United Nations are a hindrance to its consolidation, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Bashar al-Assad, the president of the Middle Eastern nation...

Norway’s left-wing opposition wins in a landslide, coalition talks next

By Nora Buli and Victoria Klesty OSLO (Reuters) -Norway's centre-left opposition parties are on course to win a majority in parliament after...

U.N. seeks $600 million for Afghanistan’s ‘most perilous hour’

By Emma Farge GENEVA (Reuters) -The United Nations urged the world on Monday to raise $606 million for Afghanistan, where poverty and...

A reluctant feminist: Germany’s Merkel still inspires many women

By Susanne Neumayer-Remter Tanya Wood Petra Wischgoll BERLIN/COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has become a...

Australia’s NSW state says coronavirus vaccination pace slows

By Renju Jose SYDNEY (Reuters) - The government of the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) said...

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