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WHO warns against relaxing pandemic fight

WHO warns against relaxing pandemic fight

GENEVA: The arrival of Covid-19 vaccines should not tempt countries to relax efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic, top World…
Fraudsters ‘offering’ vaccines, warns EU agency

Fraudsters ‘offering’ vaccines, warns EU agency

BRUSSELS: Dubious intermediaries have offered governments across the European Union a total of about one billion non-existent Covid vaccine doses…
UN Council adopts resolution for equitable access to vaccines

UN Council adopts resolution for equitable access to vaccines

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council gave unanimous approval on Friday to a resolution calling for improved access to Covid-19…
US seeks to return to UN human rights body

US seeks to return to UN human rights body

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday that the United States will vie for a seat at the…
UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo

WASHINGTON: Private security contractor and ally of former US President Trump Erik Prince violated a United Nations arms embargo on…
UN chief backs new blueprint to end ‘suicidal’ war on nature

UN chief backs new blueprint to end ‘suicidal’ war on nature

LONDON: A new scientific blueprint for tackling climate change, pollution and the accelerating loss of plant and animal species published…
China overtakes US as EU’s biggest trading partner

China overtakes US as EU’s biggest trading partner

BRUSSELS: China last year overtook the United States as the EU’s biggest trading partner, the EU statistics agency Eurostat said…
AstraZeneca’s vaccine gets UN approval for emergency use

AstraZeneca’s vaccine gets UN approval for emergency use

TORONTO: The World Health Organisation has granted an emergency authorisation to AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine, a move that should allow the…
UN welcomes US revocation of Yemen’s Houthis as terrorists

UN welcomes US revocation of Yemen’s Houthis as terrorists

The United States announced on Friday it was revoking the designation of Yemen’s Houthi rebels as a terrorist group effective February 16,…
Russia says it is ready to cut EU ties if hit with painful sanctions

Russia says it is ready to cut EU ties if hit with painful sanctions

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said Moscow is ready to sever ties with the European Union (EU) if the…
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