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Inuit midwives say they reluctantly quit after experiencing years of mistreatment

Why Liberals' move to expand assisted dying laws to cases of mental illness prompts intense debate

Canada losing ground on new mining projects – report

U.S. gives emergency authorization to J&J vaccine

Warren Buffett warns of ‘bleak future’ for debt investors

Biden under pressure for tougher action against Saudi crown prince

Donald Trump blasts successor Joe Biden in CPAC speech

NY's Cuomo bows to independent sexual harassment probe

'Crazed' Antifa Mob Target Portland Businesses As 'Defunded' Police Stretched Thin

Mexico: Gunmen kill 11 people at party in Jalisco

Mexico Equity Drought Deepens Under Lopez Obrador's Watch

On 1st anniversary of pandemic, Mexico has lost over 185,000

As Mexico's largest migrant camp empties, new tents spring up along border

A Chapter In U.S. History Often Ignored: The Flight Of Runaway Slaves To Mexico

Guatemala receives second vaccine donation from India against Covid

El Salvador
Delays still reported at polling stations in El Salvador

El Salvador's Bukele poised for broad victory in mid-term elections

Nicaragua Media Repression Mirrors Cuba and Venezuela

Cuban residents in Canada and US reject blockade against Cuba

Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic announces plans for Haiti border fence

DR government will make a border wall

Wall to be built on Dominican Republic/Haiti border

More than a third of hotel workers say they won't take COVID vaccine

Israeli company engaged by Jamaica targeted by cyber crooks

Biden Reportedly Ready to 'Consider' Lifting Venezuela Sanctions If Maduro Makes First Step

Biden in no rush to lift Venezuela sanctions, seeks `serious steps` by Maduro

For our safety: Young women in Venezuela protest against increasing femicide

Schools in Guyana to remain closed in March for face-to-face classes

Colombia’s prosecution shield against government’s narco ties

Does Colombia’s ruling party believe everybody is a terrorist?

Colombia’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign shows first cracks

Minesa to reapply for environmental license in Colombia

Ecuador health minister steps down over COVID vaccine roll-out

Peru: Gov't focused on negotiating purchase of COVID-19 vaccines to cover population

Peru's President announces new economic stimulus program for artists

Peru's PM attends handover ceremony of goods to Inabif shelters

Peru: Net International Reserves total US$77.246 bn on Feb 24

Peru's President: Eradicating corruption is a major task

Bolivia's Five-Hundred-Year Rebellion

Coronavirus: Up to six cases of Brazil’s Manaus variant detected in UK

There are reasons to annul Lula's sentences, Dilma Rousseff states

One Year Ago, Brazil Confirmed Its First Case of The Coronavirus

'Brazil Will Plunge into Chaos in Two Weeks because of Covid-19', Says Governor of Bahia

Spike in Covid cases, deaths triggers two-week lockdown in Brazil’s capital

Paraguay: UN rights chief calls for 'prompt, independent' probe into girl deaths and disappearance

Titanosaur found in Argentina could be the oldest ever found, say experts

Thousands of Argentinians take to streets to protest ‘VIP vaccinations’ scandal

Bitcoin mining eats up more electricity than Netherlands, UAE and Argentina

Chile emerges as global leader in Covid inoculations with 'pragmatic strategy'

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake 41 km northeast of Calama, Chile

Chile receives fourth batch of Chinese Sinovac vaccines against COVID-19

Copper price plunges as market waits for Shanghai whales’ next move

Uruguayan media highlight Cuba's Covid-19 vaccines

Economic cause in homeless people in Uruguay

LDP lawmakers grow frustrated over Chinese incursions into waters around Senkakus

Missing airplane food? Nagoya firm finds success repackaging in-flight meals as bento

Hirohito in Europe: 100 years on, historic imperial trip celebrated for its vision of peace

Tepco finishes nuclear fuel removal from Fukushima reactor pool

N. Korea
Russian diplomat and family leaves N. Korea by rail trolley due to COVID-19 lockdown

S. Korea
356 new cases confirmed in S. Korea on Sat., mainly due to fewer tests conducted

S. Korean military helicopter transports vaccines to Ulleung-do Island

S. Korean leaders agree on US$ 17.7 billion relief fund plan

S. Korea's ruling Democratic Party, gov't, presidential office to discuss 4th round of COVID-19

Strong winds topple trees, blow down facilities, disrupt flight operations on Jeju Island

Netizens shocked by high-profile corruption case in N.China's Inner Mongolia involving head of economic zone

Chinese lawmakers deliberate NPC Standing Committee work report

Water quality improves in China's second-largest freshwater lake

China fiscal risks ‘extremely severe’, former finance minister warns

U.S. secretary of state calls on China to free Two Michaels

Hong Kong police summon 47 dissidents to court over 'subversion' charges

China to hold month-long military drills in South China Sea

Taiwan hype over mainland 'pineapple ban' an attempt to cover a guilty conscience: Global Times editorial

Mainland China is in no position to take Taiwan by force

Taiwan calls on free world to stand firm against China’s bully tactics

CoronaVac rollout begins; AstraZeneca delayed

Drug war a ‘failure,’ Lacson says

Duque, Galvez to get Sinovac’s Covid-19 vaccine on Monday, says Go

Policy reforms needed to prevent repeat of PNP – PDEA shootout, says Lacson

Biliran governor dangles cash incentives to increase vaccine acceptance

QC-to-Rizal MRT line to start in 2023

Historic Củ Chi Tunnels site seeks UNESCO World Heritage Site recognition

Nam Ô Reef, the green pearl of Đà Nẵng

Training teleconference for NA election held amidst pandemic scenario

Uncovering Hong Kong’s hidden history of printmaking ‘This is the only way Phuket will survive’: saving a holiday island

Thailand begins COVID-19 vaccinations

Clues to Covid-19 virus family in Cambodia lab freezer, Thai drain pipe

Cambodian PM details plans for anti-drug campaign - a rising issue in country

Analysts: With Amanah reps crossing to PKR, more may follow suit as party's position in Pakatan weakened

Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers will not having access to recipients’ personal data, says Khairy

Putrajaya urged to implement community mobilisation strategy to better educate public on Covid vaccination

Muhyiddin on his first year as PM

Muhyiddin: Declaration of Emergency not due to politics

Muhyiddin to ensure Sabah, Sarawak get fair treatment

A Singapore-based aerospace company has developed a combat drone capable of reaching supersonic speeds.

How did Singapore pull off its US$19 billion Jobs Support Scheme?

Indonesia condemns Myanmar violence after worst day of bloodshed

Police arrests resident on charge of igniting fire on 5 ha of land

PDIP still undecided about replacing S Sulawesi governor

Anti-graft body detains S Sulawesi governor on bribery charges

Six dead as Myanmar junta intensifies crackdown on protesters

Junta warns embassies against speaking to Aung San Suu Kyi representatives

Bangladesh's handicraft export makes little progress over years

Nepal PM lays foundation stone for largest industrial park

India introduces procedure that will allow Nepal to export power to it

Nepal needs strategy, robust trade deals to graduate from poor club, experts say

COVID-19 vaccine to be available at private hospitals of India's Gujarat

India’s Covid crisis far from over; 3rd wave to be more dangerous: CSIR official

PM Modi to meet all 27 heads of EU governments in informal summit in May

Ghulam Nabi Azad returns Modi praise, calls PM a man ‘true to his self’

Rahul vacationing when fisheries ministry was formed: Amit Shah

PM Modi regrets not learning ‘world’s oldest language’ Tamil

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka police arrest 'exorcist' after child killed in ritual

Flower day has come for Sinn Fein in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka : SLFP says conspiracy to destroy the party is in progress

Central Asia & Middle East
Govt expects reduction in poverty in new survey

Sindh to continue 50% student attendance policy

No nation can progress without knowing, analysing its history: PM

PM Imran hails China for achieving 'complete victory' over poverty

Protesters block Murree Road over killing of JUI-F's Mufti Ikram, son

Pakistan confirms presence of new UK strain asks people to get vaccinated

A year to Doha accord - Afghan Taliban urge US to ‘honour end of bargain’

Turkey, Afghanistan to commemorate 100-year relationship

Dozens detained at Kazakhstan political prisoner protest

Kazakhstan is Implementing Measures to Enhance the Government's Engagement with Civil Society

President Sadyr Zhaparov to visit Kazakhstan on March 2-3

Parliament delegation visits Tajikistan for the second time

FNC, Tajik Parliamentary Friendship committees hold virtual meeting

President Zhaparov receives Uzbek Foreign Minister Kamilov

Uzbekistan: Opposition politician's detention undermines democracy pledges

Armenian Opposition Activists Spend 2nd Consecutive Night in Tents in Front of Parliament

Iran's virus deaths cross 60,000 mark

Iran inspection deal opens window for nuclear talks with US

About 25,000 people affected by earthquake in Iran

New generation of IR2M, IR6 centrifuges to be installed at Fordow facilities: MP

Iraq to receive first delivery of Covid-19 vaccines

Shadowy militants in Iraq complicate US efforts to ease tensions

Five Iraqi protesters die in clashes with police in Nasiriyah

Geagea accuses Syrian-Lebanese security apparatus of 'Our Lady of Deliverance" Church bombing

Russian helicopter reportedly crashes in Syria

Fire at infamous displacement camp in northern Syria leaves 4 dead; murders continue

Turkey protests to Iran envoy in Iraq row

Celebrated Turkish actor risks jail over Erdogan 'insult'

Turkey should prevent terror groups from entering Iran: Foreign Ministry

Sadyr Zhaparov has telephone conversation with Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Uighur exiles living in fear in Turkey

Turkish DM Says Greece "will Not Achieve Anything" With A Few New Warships

Rahi defends his position on holding international conference, neutrality

Bizri to Radio Lebanon: Vaccination process continues as planned, Health Ministry facilitates import of vaccines

"Neutrality is the core essence of an independent Lebanese entity," stresses al-Rahi

Pompeo claims 'many' in Saudi want normalisation with Israel

Israel's Gantz says Iran behind blast on Israeli-owned ship

Syrian Air Defenses Responding to 'Israeli Aggression' Over Damascus

Israel confirms will vaccinate Palestinians with Israeli work permits

Jordan ministers sacked for virus rules breach

Israel's Gantz held secret meeting with Jordan king: report

Jordan denounces Israeli violations at Al Aqsa

Study highlights struggles of women workers in agriculture sector

Kuwait Crown Prince thank citizens, residents for sharing nat'l days joy

Kuwait Amir sends letter to Sultan of Oman on bilateral ties

'Iranian Revenge'? Owner of UK Ship Hit by Blast in Gulf of Oman Reportedly Close to Mossad Chief

Oman Transfers Stake in Biggest Oil Block to New Energy Firm

Regional crises bring Oman back to the forefront of mediation efforts

His Highness the Amir sends written message to Bahraini king

Qatari Emir Reportedly Backs Saudi Position on Khashoggi Case in Call to Bin Salman

Saudi Arabia
US "strongly" condemns Houthis' attacks on Saudi Arabia

UK urged to ban arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Biden to clarify US stance on Saudi Arabia

U. A. E.
Uzbekistan-UAE cooperation on combatting crime developing rapidly: Uzbek Interior Minister

Houthis claim attacks against Riyadh, pledge to carry out more

Yemen rebels claim Saudi strikes, threaten new attacks

Greater aid presence urgently needed in Ma'rib as displacement increases

War turning Yemen into broken state, beyond repair — UN

United Kingdom
The real reason Charles was summoned to visit Prince Philip in hospital

'Enormous toll' Three phases in Chancellor's plan to pay Covid bill

Holyrood inquiry Nicola Sturgeon faces triple threat as MSPs demand evidence to corroborate Alex Salmond allegations

The Church of England's bureaucracy is out of control

UK Government seeks to retain lockdown limits on protests

GSOC to review Cork double murder-suicide over call

Free cocaine samples feed crack 'epidemic'

Varadkar compares ‘bonkers’ anti-lockdown protestor theories to QAnon

7,600 fly home after holidays or 'visits'

Government to increase funding for projects supporting for LGBTI rights

Park and ride coming to Coimbra

Covid -19: Portugal Update, 26 February

Portugal lockdown extended - again

Municipal Lockdown from 8pm today until 5am on Monday

Border with Spain closed until 16 March

Britons living in Spain faced with post-Brexit reality

Spain: Violence returns to streets of Barcelona and Catalonia after arrest of rapper

Spain orders culling of hundreds of bulls aboard Karim Allah

Why the French are suing the state to drive social change

Thousands protest in France's Martinique against insecticide 'impunity'

Germany to tighten controls at French border

EU must prepare for ‘era of pandemics’, von der Leyen says

European Countries Turning to East for Vaccines amid Supply Shortage

Iran dismisses idea of talks with EU and U.S. to revive 2015 nuclear deal

Protest in Brussels against China’s treatment of the Uyghurs

Police move against crowds in Leuven and Ghent

Iran Formally Rejects Offer Of Direct EU-Brokered Nuclear Talks With Biden Admin

Netherlands: Plug-In Sales Up 40% In January 2021

The Netherlands Has The World's Shortest Working Week

Germany pledges vaccine support

German health advisers signal end of Oxford/AstraZeneca age restrictions

Germany tightens Covid controls at French border over variants

Germany to tighten Covid controls at French border: health agency

Interfaith worship center for Jews, Christians, Muslims to be built in Berlin

Merkel: EU Leaders ‘Have All Agreed that We Need Vaccine Passports’

Sinti, Roma face systemic prejudice in Germany

Denmark’s climate policies 'insufficient' to meet 2030 emissions target

Eight arrested at anti-lockdown protest in Denmark

Denmark’s climate policies 'insufficient' to meet 2030 emissions target

Denmark supports Vietnam in green energy development

Austrian, Danish leaders heading to Israel to discuss vaccines

Austria puts its faith in Covid testing before immunisations

"Socialism On A Global Scale": Sky News Host Demolishes Davos Elites And 'Great Reset' Scheme

Italy registers 280 virus-related deaths, over 18,000 infections

Holy See
Vatican envoy to Iraq tests positive for coronavirus: officials

Pope Francis condemns Nigeria school kidnappings

Pope Francis expects to remain pontiff until his death

Slovenian Olive Oil Named Best in Northern Hemisphere

Slovenian GDP decreases 5.5 pct in 2020

Illegal Pushbacks Children Caught in “The Game” on the Croatian Border

Long-Time Mayor of Croatian Capital of Zagreb Dies at 65

European Investment Bank Group Invests 530 Million Euros in Croatia

Croatian Civil Protection Directorate Changes Mind on Music in Cafes

Bosnia and Herzegovina
To Help Migrants in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Tackle EU Abuses

Serbian FA chief questioned by police over fan mafia links

100.000 doses of Sputnik V for the revaccination have arrived to Serbia

Kosovo drama captures the rebellious work of war widows

Albania the Only Country in Europe Without an Official Living Wage

In the Fourth Quarter of 2020, Construction Permits in Albania Increased by 2.3 Times Compared to 2019

Bardhi Files a Criminal Complaint at SPAK Against Balla

The Administrative Court of Appeal Overthrows the Ministry of Interior’s Decision on Simsek’s Case

Albanian President Vetoes Extension of Airport Concession Contract

Pregnant refugee charged with arson after attempted self-immolation

Pandemic, EU billions drive Greece's digital revolution

Bulgaria: Banks Are Fleecing Us, Their Charges Have Rocketed

Bulgaria’s Health Minister: We Cannot Make Plans for Further Vaccination Before Vaccines Are Provided

Bulgaria: Marijuana Farm Found in Lukovit, Three Men Arrested

Bulgaria’s Defense Minister: Eight Su-25 Aircraft in Fighting Trim at Bezmer Base

Gheorghita: Appointments for stage 3 vaccination to be available after March 15; vaccination - probably in April

PM Citu on Civil Defence Day: We celebrate activity of those involved in disaster prevention and response

"Sanitary Solidarity" Federation to protest March 1, 2 before Parliament

ForMin Aurescu calls excellent choice Andrei Muraru being picked Romania's ambassador to US

‘I’m vaccinated’: Hungary’s Orbán promotes Chinese coronavirus jab

Hungary's Orban Poised to Pull Party From EU Center-Right Group

Slovakia: Gov't approved stricter Covid measures. If ineffective, hard lockdown will follow

Czech Republic
Struggling Czech Republic Turns to Russian Jabs After EU Delays

Czech Government Declared a New State of Emergency

26000 Czech police officers to enforce ban on movement between districts

How the Czech Republic slipped into a Covid disaster, one misstep at a time

A Possible Solution to the Nord Stream 2 Conundrum

Covid crisis is an economic opportunity for Poland, PM says

Health departments fix wrong data for rehab center in Poland

Poland: Dramatic video shows woman ramming vehicle into petrol station

Poland raises upper age limit for AstraZeneca shot, taking in Slovak patients

Russia Should Worry: Poland Is Getting the F-35 Stealth Fighter

Two new visa-free destinations to become available to Ukrainians as of March 1

Over 3,100 Ukrainians vaccinated against COVID-19 in first four days

Fire in hospital in Chernivtsi not related to electric wiring, there was no oxygen cylinder explosion – mayor

Kuleba invites French business to take part in Big Construction, privatization in Ukraine

Protest against Sternenko's verdict starts near president's office

Ukraine: Protesters rally in Kyiv to support activist Serhiy Sternenko, throw flares

First batch of Romanian donation of anti-COVID vaccine doses reach Moldova

How Belarus’s protesters staged a digital revolution

‘Tomorrow Is Spring!’: Belarus Holds Protest Actions

Belarus to raise export duties on oil, oil products on 1 March

Belarus' agricultural output projected to increase by at least 2.4% in 2021

Belarus manufactures first validation batches of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

Belarus' possible participation in Eurasian higher education summits discussed in Istanbul

Belarus Tikhanovskaya calls for mass protests to restart on March 25

Russian dissident Navalny arrives at his exclusion zone

Russia launches first Arktika-M weather satellite

Record Snowfall Blankets Russia

Alrosa puts walnut-size diamond up for sale

Entry into Georgia open to Azerbaijan, Armenia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus

Estonian president to pay working visit to Latvia, Lithuania next week

Lithuanian president urges EU response to human rights violations in Russia

Lithuanian, foreign committee chairs urge Georgia to find political means to solve crisis

Estonian president to pay working visit to Latvia, Lithuania next week

US-Sanctioned Mayor Who Ran Latvia Is Found Guilty of Graft

Estonia's Breaststroke Darling Jefimova Hits New Record In Latvia

Estonia turns the page on its flirtation with the far-right: Elsewhere in emerging Europe

Andres Tarand: Estonians have not completely shaken off the occupation yet

MP Elina Lepomäki makes unexpected Helsinki election announcement

Irrational Nuclear Fear Puts Sweden In Danger Of Succumbing To Stupidity

For Egyptian activists abroad, a growing fear

Do Ancient Egypt's Pyramids Actually Line Up With Stars?

Egypt First Lady: Caring for children one of Egyptian State's priorities

Supporters hope jailed activist will benefit from Egypt-Palestine warming

Egypt condemns Houthi attempted attacks by ballistic missile, bombs on Saudi Arabia

Bribes for votes at UN-led Libya talks: expert panel

Almost 100 migrants rescued off Libya, 20 missing

Pro Qaddafi TV channel journalist released in Tripoli after 60 hour disappearance

Siemens spare parts arrive to overhaul Ruwais power station

GNU embarrassed into withdrawing its unoriginal emblem, unveils new one – criticised for being patriarchist

A Libyan town reckons with its past horrors and uncertain future

Algerian, Tunisian Islamists fantasize about a mini-Maghreb without Morocco

Tunisians protest amid political standoff

IMF Urges Tunisia to Cut Wage Bill, Energy Subsidies

New Japan funding for Refugees and Asylum-Seekers in Algeria

Algeria anti-govt protesters hit streets after year-long hiatus

AU honors heads of state signing African Free Trade Agreement

Western Sahara returns to European Court of Justice

Mauritania confirms single death, 11 COVID-19 infections Sun.

Sudatel obtains 4G license for Senegal operations

Betway Ghana staff undergo annual compliance training

Govt mobilises GH¢2.3bn for 1D1F

Saudi and Malian foreign ministers discuss strengthening ties

Hundreds of Zamfara Girls Missing After Attack on Nigerian School

Pope Francis condemns kidnappings of students in Nigeria

Bank executives at Vanguard’s CBN/Bankers’ committee economy summit

Jangebe schoolgirls not yet released, negotiations ongoing – Zamfara Govt.

Survivors of Cameroon Military Assault Await Justice

Two killed during attempt to detain Chad opposition figure: government

Chad: Several killed during arrest of opposition figure

First Russian warship enters Sudanese port

Eritrean Troops Killed Hundreds in Tigray Town of Axum - Amnesty

US demands withdrawal of Eritrean forces from Tigray

Amnesty says Eritrean troops killed hundreds of Ethiopian civilians in Axum

Immediate Withdrawal of Eritrean, Amhara Forces, Unilateral Cessation of Hostilities & Unhindered Delivery of Assistance - Blinken

9 al-Shabaab terrorists dead in SW Somalia

Somalia issues first mobile money license to telecom firm

Somalia's quest to join EAC delayed

Kenyan MPs Refuse to Sign Kenya-UK Trade Pact

Kenya: Hyena Dies After Consuming Human Flesh

Embrace national unity, Musalia tells Kenyans

Kenyan parliament pushing to outlaw sale of over-the-counter drugs

Kenyans urged to respond to SMS, pick Huduma cards

Uganda opposition leader Bobi Wine drops legal bid to challenge presidential election results

Maize imports from Uganda up five-fold in Jan

Congo, DR
Militia raids in eastern DR Congo kill 10 civilians: army

Oil majors' green energy pivot hammers Africa's largest economies

Tanzania leader says prayer will cure Covid, as hospitals overflow

UNHCR seeks urgent access to detained asylum-seekers in Tanzania

Zimbabwe: Heavy Rains Leave a Trail of Disaster Across Country

Zimbabwe in quandary due to a leadership that has no idea what leadership entails

Namibia: President Hage Geingob in Water Security Talks With Botswana

Namibia: Geingob, Masisi Discuss Water Security

South Africa
S African Drug Regulator Execs Slam Use of Nation as ‘Guinea Pigs’ for J&J COVID-19 Jab

All alcohol sales back to normal, except for curfew hours, Ramaphosa announces

Ramaphosa scales back SA's lockdown rules. Here are 11 key points

Australian-Saudi activist faces extradition to Saudi Arabia, NGO warns

Chinese investors turn away from Australia after Canberra crackdown

Media blackout: why Facebook pulled the plug on news in Australia

House prices record sharpest increase since 2003

Money market madness: How the RBA and every central bank have been left humiliated

Less than 1 per cent of the coffee we drink is grown here. This is why

Why doctors are disappearing from rural and regional New South Wales

'Our focus is to move people off JobSeeker', but economists warn cutting it could achieve the opposite

Australian greenhouse gas emissions rebound as Covid-19 restrictions lifted

Canberra urged to act on China consulate complaints

New Zealand
Severe thunderstorm warning for Auckland, Northland

Auckland Back To Alert Level Three After One New Community Case Revealed

NZ Initiative: New Report Highlights How Our Housing Crisis Could Worsen If We Don’t Act Now

Parliament: Kiwi MPs Among The “Most Educated In The World”

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