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TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China approved two more COVID-19 vaccines for wider use Thursday, adding to its growing arsenal of shots. The National Medical Products Administration gave conditional approval to a vaccine from CanSino Biologics and a...

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York prosecutor has obtained copies of Donald Trump’s tax records after the Supreme Court this week rejected the former president’s last-ditch effort to prevent them from being handed over. The Manhattan...

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A crisis over the supply of medical oxygen for coronavirus patients has struck nations in Africa and Latin America, where warnings went unheeded at the start of the pandemic and doctors say the shortage has led to...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In the first five days since the administration of US President Joe Biden began to process the thousands of asylum seekers waiting in Mexico, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees registered 12,000 people. That...

GENEVA (AP) — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday America will vie for a seat at the UN’s human rights body, which would cement the country's return to a Geneva-based body that was shunned by the Trump administration...

BANGKOK (AP) — Three Cabinet ministers in Thailand were forced to leave their posts Wednesday after a court found them guilty of sedition for taking part in sometimes-violent protests in 2013-2014 against the government then in power. The...

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana received the world’s first delivery of coronavirus vaccines from the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative on Wednesday — the long-awaited start for a programme that has thus far fallen short of hopes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine protects against COVID-19, according to an analysis by US regulators Wednesday that sets the stage for a final decision on a new and easier-to-use shot to help tame the...

WASHINGTON (AP): A federal judge has ordered the wife of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman to remain temporarily jailed after she was arrested and accused of helping her husband run his multibillion-dollar cartel and plotting his...

UNITED NATIONS (CMC): The top United Nations official in Haiti called Monday for a “democratic renewal” in the troubled, French-speaking Caribbean country to lift it out of a drawn-out political and humanitarian crisis and to put it back on the...
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