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More doctors alone can't fix B.C.'s health-care system: report

Sask. breast cancer patient still waiting for surgeon consultation 5 months after finding lump

Toronto bus stop shooting victims were 'innocently going about' their business when shot, police say

US Vetoes Gaza Cease-fire at UN

American Voters Concerned About Age of Presidential Candidates

Alabama Supreme Court Rules Frozen Embryos Are 'Children' Under State Law

Bad property debt exceeds reserves at largest US banks

Crypto hedge fund accused of ‘criminal’ mismanagement in dispute over FTX

World leaders in business, finance and tech gather in Miami for the 2nd FII Priority Summit

Assange’s Final UK Court ‘Moment of Truth’ Arrives as Wife Warns He ‘Will Die’ If Extradited to the US

Goldman, hedge funds step up activity in physical uranium as prices spike

2 men charged with murder in Kansas City Super Bowl parade shooting

Nikki Haley won't quit despite trailing in home state

Biden administration to cancel another $1.2 billion of student loans

Peso holds steady against the US dollar

Why are scientists going to scan the Chichén Itzá pyramid with cosmic rays?

Mexico vs US tournament aims to promote more reading in Hispanic communities

Opinion: What’s the deal with AMLO’s proposed constitutional reforms? Experts weigh in

Report of 50 migrants massacred in Sonora ‘completely false,’ state attorney general says

Agnico Eagle taps Mexico workforce for Macassa gold mine in Ontario

Mezcal Popularity Could Mean Another Tequila Boom for Mexico

After plant expropriation in Mexico, Air Liquide says compensation talks under way

Tesla aims to start factory construction in Mexico in March

New project to fight child malnutrition in Guatemala set to help nearly 20,000 people

Guatemalan President Looks To Turn EU Backing Into Investments

Guatemalan accused of importing fentanyl precursors for Mexican cartel arrested

MPCES N.V. Nears Construction Start and Financial Close for 65 MWp Project in Guatemala

Panama Canal expansion rewrites history of world's most ecologically diverse bats

The Panama Canal suffers a water crisis putting world trade in jeopardy

Algeria invites Venezuela to the Forum of Gas Exporting Countries

Colombia Could Restart Bombing Campaigns Against Armed Groups -Gov't

Nuvei launches direct local acquiring in Colombia

CBD-based Trunerox approved in Colombia as add-on Dravet treatment

Colombia eyeing budget amendments for delayed infrastructure projects

Ecuador’s most notorious gang leader lived ‘like a king’ while locked up. His jailbreak shines a light on the country’s lawless prisons

Ecuador Agreed to Help Source Arms for Ukraine. Then Russia Rejected Its Bananas.

A Guide to the Unmissable National Parks in Ecuador

Peru: PIAS Rio Ucayali I, II to provide quality services and contribute to closing gaps

Peru's PM: AL, U matches to be played without spectators at general public grandstands

Peru's President participates in inauguration of two PIAS in Loreto

Brazil foreign minister says Israeli counterpart 'lying' in Gaza spat

US says disagrees with Lula likening Gaza campaign to Holocaust

Brazil-Israel row escalates as Lula declared 'persona non grata'

Brazil recalls ambassador in Tel Aviv for consultations

David Cameron's Paraguay visit is part of the UK's great freedom-fighting plan

Paraguay policeman gets 30-year sentence for dictatorship torture

Paraguay ready to receive Lord Cameron to increase links with UK

IMF’s Gita Gopinath will visit Argentina

Israeli military says it has recovered footage of kidnapped Argentine baby

Malvinas sovereignty ‘not up for discussion,’ David Cameron says in visit to islands

Government requests ruling declaring labor reform unconstitutional be overturned

Argentina criticises EU as Mercosur trade talks bog down again

Illegally adopted during Chile's dictatorship, they're now reuniting with biological families

Gabriel Boric Is Struggling to Boost Chile's Meager Pensions

Chilean Navy Airlifts Struggling Swimmer to Safety

Japan opposition fails with censure motion against education minister

Onagawa 2 restart expected in September

Toyota holds off response on wage talks after first round

N. Korea
Report: North Korean missile fired by Russia against Ukraine contained US and European components

S. Korea
South Korea emergency units turn back patients as doctors protest

Germany Becomes First EU Country to Forge Strategic Partnership With Mongolia

Citizens of Mongolia to receive Erdenes Tavantolgoi 2023 dividend in April

Mongolian government sends aid to provinces affected by dzud

Mongolia experiences largest winter snowfall in 49 years

US-China Rivalry Expands to Biotech; Lawmakers Raise Alarm

Former Bank of China Chairman Indicted for Bribery in Anticorruption Drive

Chinese companies revive Mao-era militias

China’s Belt and Road mining investment hits record

China’s state funds seen stepping up stock intervention after jump in ETF assets

Hong Kong scientists seek good fortune for endangered horseshoe crabs

Taiwan Says Chinese Naval Forces Board Taiwan Tourist Boat

Analysts: China Challenges Taiwan’s Sovereignty Through Gray Zone Operations

Taiwan hikes Cambodia travel alert level following rise in H5N1 cases

Taiwan says it has not stepped up military deployments on frontline islands

‘Joint Philippines-US patrol aimed at protecting territory’

Marcos: Why the row? Senate to lead Cha-cha

Landslide-hit Davao site listed as ‘high risk’ since 2008

Xaythany bird flu outbreak contained, ministry reports

Israeli flight from Thailand faced attack by 'hostile elements'

'Hostile elements' attempted to take over Israeli flight from Thailand

Thailand Promotes Childbirth as Its Population Risks Diminish

Cambodia begins to construct river bridge in capital with funds from China

UN Body Lauds Cambodia's Anti-Crime Efforts, Queries Legal Plans

Digital Ministry says looking into latest ‘Padu’ hack by R00TK1T

Minister: Early incentive payment will motivate civil servants to build Malaysia Madani

End of vernacular schools’ challenge: Federal Court rejects two NGOs’ leave to appeal

Singapore to require gradual use of low-carbon jet fuel from 2026

Repatriation decision lies with Myanmar: Haas

Myanmar faces renewed exodus as military seeks to conscript thousands

Shelling kills 7 displaced people in Myanmar, including a minor

Bangladesh's RMG exports reach US $ 4.97 billion in January, a 12.45 per cent increase year over year

Bangladesh's PriyoShop secures $5m to digitalize more merchants

The spirit of Ekushey must be our catalyst to Smart Bangladesh

Envoy: India wants to elevate defence ties with Bangladesh

Bangladesh to divert flights to its airports, not overseas

Dhaka trade fair logs Tk 392 crore in export orders

Commerce ministry to share commodity prices on website daily

BFIU Annual Report: Suspicious transaction, activity reports up 65pc

Online Activists Are Driving the Fight to Get Stolen Artifacts Repatriated to Nepal

Minister for Development launches new UK-Nepal development portfolio

India’s ‘lake man’ cleans up critical water supplies

India's Gandhi bailed in defamation case over 'murder' remarks

Deepfake democracy: Behind the AI trickery shaping India’s 2024 election

Sri Lanka
Dispelling Misconceptions: Visionary Future of an NPP-led Sri Lanka

India, Sri Lanka take trade pact talks ahead

Central Asia & Middle East
PPP, PML-N break impasse on government formation

Shehbaz set to reclaim PM throne as PML-N, PPP forge coalition at Centre

‘Mother of all rigging’ has made Pakistan laughing stock globally, says Imran

Gohar warns of IMF programme risk sans Form-45-verified poll results

PML-N to support PPP’s nominee Asif Ali Zardari for president’s slot

Pakistan may face more economic misery if election result unclear

Pakistan's largest parties strike deal on coalition government

25 killed in Afghanistan landslide caused by snowfall

50% drop in Uzbekistan's electricity to Afghanistan

Kazakhstan: Population resettlement program declared a failure

President of Kazakhstan receives Foreign Minister of Uzbekistan

Nearly 750,000 Students in Kazakhstan to Get a New School

10 regions of Kazakhstan face risk of flooding in spring

Severe frosts: Load of Bishkek HPP increased to 300 megawatts

Southwestern part of Bishkek to have no cold water on February 21

Sadyr Japarov discusses development of uranium deposit with Issyk-Kul residents

Tajikistan's Mega Hydropower Project on the Brink of Financial Turmoil

Requests for Proposals: English Language Program for the Legal Sector

Methane gas stations temporarily closed in Uzbekistan

IAEA Chief Says Iran's Nuclear Enrichment Activity Remains High

Iran Unveils Air Defense Systems as Middle East Tensions Soar

Iraqi Armed Groups Dial Down US Attacks on Request of Iran Commander

All facilitations have been provided for the parliamentary election, says KRG spox.

Kurdistan Region Presidency, UNAMI, IHEC meet to set parliamentary election date

Young adventurer promotes tourism in Iraq, Kurdistan Region

99 Kyrgyzstanis returned to homeland from Syria

Foreign Ministry sends note verbale over recent Turkish Navtex

F-16s to Ankara, F-35s to Athens come with caveat

Israeli strikes hit near south Lebanon city of Sidon

Brazil's foreign minister says Israel tries to create smokescreen over Gaza conflict

Brazil will not retract Lula’s Gaza comments in diplomatic row with Israel

Sri Lanka sends more workers to Israel

WHO: Gaza’s Health System Hanging by a Thread Amid Ongoing Hostilities, Restrictions

Hamas says US Gaza veto 'green light' to Israel for 'more massacres'

Palestinian envoy to UN condemns 'reckless' US veto of ceasefire push

Hamas chief Sinwar's health deteriorates, suffering from severe pneumonia

Escape to Egypt: Did Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar flee Gaza?

US for a 4th time blocks UN Security Council resolution calling for ceasefire in Gaza

Palestinians accuse Israel of ‘apartheid’ at UN top court

Palestinian diplomat asks top UN court to declare Israeli occupation illegal

His Majesty wars against the suspension of international funding for UNRWA

Princess Sumaya meets JAF senior officers

Kingdom’s GDP growth remains stable amid regional crises — World Bank

Jordanian king meets Algerian assembly president

Tethys Oil prepares first exploration in Block 58, Oman

Qatar: Hamas 'confirms' medicine delivered to Gaza hostages

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia expresses regret over US veto of UN Gaza ceasefire resolution

Saudi Arabia signs international coffee agreement

U. A. E.
Lucy Frazer says public interest concerns remain in UAE bid for The Telegraph

UAE sovereign wealth fund plots Heathrow investment

Yemen's Houthis claim attack on UK vessel in Gulf of Aden

Attacks on ships and US drones show Yemen’s Houthis can still fight despite US-led airstrikes

Yemen's Houthi group says attacking 2 US ships in Gulf of Aden

United Kingdom
Assange Lawyers Make Last Bid to Prevent Extradition

Prince William’s plea to end Gaza fighting risks diplomatic rift with Israel

Sir Keir changes stance on Gaza for fifth time as he backs ‘immediate ceasefire’

Argentina slams 'provocation' of British foreign secretary's visit to Malvinas

London's iconic BT Tower to become a hotel

28,800 nationality applications made online

The elections in Portugal – What you need to know

Where are the highest occupancy rates of holiday rentals in Portugal?

End of Algarve tolls to cost €113 million

Chinese, Spanish FMs reach broad consensus

Properties worth EUR 48 million frozen after cocaine sweep in Ecuador and Spain

Russia spy chief calls military pilot who defected to Ukraine a "moral corpse" after reported murder in Spain

Microsoft to invest $2.1bn in cloud and AI infrastructure in Spain

Intruder At Spain Winery Pours Away Wine Worth $2.7 Mn

Protesting Spanish farmers drive hundreds of tractors to Madrid

Greece, Cyprus, France block Bayraktar financing

EU summons Russian diplomat in Brussels over Navalny death

EU launches Red Sea mission as Houthis claim UK registered ship might sink

EU moves closer to new Russia sanctions as Navalny widow pins blame on Putin

Wind-powered Dutch ship sets sail for greener future

Netherlands may lose top chip market amid crackdown on China: analysts

Netherlands begins transfer of UAVs to Ukraine

Netherlands' mandatory integration may be against EU rules

German lawmakers twist Scholz’s arm on long-range missiles for Kyiv

Namibia, Gaza and German hypocrisy on genocide

German economy in stormy waters as government slashes forecast

Denmark's GDP soars thanks to growing pharma sector

Danish International Ship Register under threat

Surge in gonorrhea cases in Denmark: Up by 46% between 2021 and 2022

An eco-friendly stay at ‘the quietest ski village in Austria’

Discount retailer Pepco to quit Austrian market

DS Smith invests Euro 13 million in two plants in Austria

Austria boosts defence mobility with massive Pandur EVO purchase

Glencore-backed nickel miner Horizonte issues finance warning

Italy summons Russian ambassador over Navalny death: diplomatic source

Reps of Ukraine, Italy coordinate schedule of further negotiations to finalize bilateral security agreement

Four Egyptian officials back on trial in Italy over death of Giulio Regeni

Slovenia and Jordan call for an immediate ceasefire in the Middle East

The US veto provoked a criticism from countries including China,Russia, France, Malta and Slovenia

Croatia set to get new nature park in Hrvatsko Zagorje

USS Hershel “Woody” Williams successfully completes maintenance period in Croatia

Montenegro Arrests Prominent Businessman in Cigarette-Smuggling Swoop

Opposition protesters hurl petrol bombs at Albania government building

Farmers to decide future of protests Thursday

Focus on Greece: From the strategic dialogue with the US to the letter of assurances

Hotel turnover up 23% in 2023

Greek ship attacked in Red Sea by Houthis arrives in Aden

Railway projects may have been left out of RRF financing

Hungary's governing party says it's ready to approve Sweden's NATO accession on Monday

In unusual move, China offers to back Hungary in security matters

Hungary moves towards approval of Sweden's Nato bid

Czech Republic
Pro-Russian forces hijack Czech farmers' protest

Czech Republic To Ban HHC Products Amid Child Hospitalizations

Czechia: 10 Arrested for Corruption in Medical Supplies Conspiracy

Ukrainian carriers start protest at three points on border with Poland

Poland pitches exit of Article 7 as Brussels hails 'positive dynamic'

Russian ambassador booed in Poland at commemoration of Soviet general

Once banned by communists, Poland's stately 18th century dance garners UNESCO honors

Zelenskyy Welcomes Sweden's $683 Million Military Aid Package

Ukraine, Canada discuss specific provisions of bilateral agreement on security guarantees

Russia trying to attack beyond Avdiivka, Ukraine warns

Ukraine outnumbered, outgunned, ground down by relentless Russia

Belarusian Political Prisoner Ihar Lednik Dies In Colony

How Lithuania is preparing to fortify its border with Russia, Belarus

Navalny's Mother Pleads With Putin to Release Her Son's Body

Russian Court Says US Reporter to Remain in Detention

Russia Labels RFE/RL 'Undesirable Organization’

Estonia Says It Thwarted 'Hybrid Operation' by Russia

Putin says 'categorically against' putting nuclear weapons in space

Jailed Russian activist Yashin to keep ‘fighting tyranny’ after Navalny death

Another Chernobyl? Warning bells ring as Russia deploys huge number of troops near Zaporizhzhia

Without tanks, Lithuania would receive 'secondary tasks' in war – defence chief

Lithuania's Top Diplomat: Some In The West Fear Ukraine's Victory

Putin’s shadow looms large over Lithuania’s defence industry

ISS: Russian special services behind attack on Estonian minister's car

Estonia detains 10 Russians suspected in 'sabotage' plot

Finland says thousands of migrants are seeking to enter via Russia

Impact Recycling and Syklo Collaborate on Finland's Largest Plastic Recycling Facility

Valio launches R&D project in Finland, expects to invest €100m

Swedish PM to Meet Hungary’s Orban Before Vote on Sweden’s NATO Bid

Hungary's government declines offer to meet US senators seeking approval for Sweden's NATO bid

Swedish PM to Meet Hungary’s Orban Before Vote on Sweden’s NATO Bid

Hungary moves towards approval of Sweden’s Nato bid

Residents free to return to village evacuated over Iceland volcano

Egypt eyeing $17 billion in oil and gas investments by 2030

Top Biden adviser to visit Egypt, Israel as fears over Bibi's Rafah threats grow

Israel-Hamas war: Egypt builds border wall near Palestinian refugees

Egypt's Sisi: Suez Canal revenue down as much as 50% over Red Sea attacks

Over sixty Egyptian companies hold B2B meetings with their Libyan counterparts

Whiba Group’s Safi Food Complex says it has operated the largest milk and juice factory in Libya

The 4th International Banking, Insurance and Investment Exhibition opened at Tripoli International Fairgrounds

Tunisia: Opposition leader Ghannouchi begins hunger strike in prison

US vetoes Algerian resolution demanding immediate ceasefire in Gaza

Australia, UK Issue Algeria Travel Warnings for Risk of Terrorism, Kidnapping in Tindouf

US vetoes Algeria's UNSC Gaza resolution

US veto sinks Algeria's ceasefire resolution at UN Security Council

Senegal's President Macky Sall bows to pressure on election

Senegal Elections: Another Close Call for Democracy

Military leaders dissolve government in Guinea

Ambassador Yin Chengwu meets with Liberian Vice President Koung

Boakai inherits Liberia's high debt

Liberia: Monrovia City Mayor-designate Declares Waste a National Emergency, Appeals for Surge in Budgetary Support

Liberia: Former Nimba Rep. Johnson Gwaikolo is Dead

Liberia: Sexual Exploitation & Abuse Prevalent but Unaddressed in Margibi and Bong County Schools

Savannah and Accra, Ghana form partnership for cultural and business exchange

Archbishop of Ghana diocese visits Dubuque

Sacked Twitter staff in Ghana finally get pay-off

Interview with Dr Phana: Bringing the Turkish experience of gastric sleeve surgeries to Ghana

Burkina Faso
Possible Measle Outbreak in Burkina Faso With Hundreds Infected

ECOWAS mulls dissuading Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso from exiting the bloc

Niger defaults on debt payments again as post-coup woes pile

Niger civil servants begin strike Wednesday

NARTO suspends strike, to resume operations immediately

Food crisis: Customs begin anti-smuggling operations to prevent illegal exportation

Kidnapping: NIA gives conditions for insurance cover

GAIN calls for collaboration to strengthen Nigeria's nutrition efforts

Nigeria faces N1.6 trn power tariff shortfall, minister warns

Sudan Armed Forces 'On Path to Self-Destruction'

Somali President to address Parliament on Ethiopia dispute, constitutional amendments

Africa Union dodges the bullet on Ethiopia-Somalia tensions

Somali President visits police HQ amid outcry over women's murders

Somaliland asserts airspace control amidst frequency jamming allegations

‘We won’t win this war’: U.S. faces few good options in Somalia mission

Hacked ATC attempted to guide an El Al flight to a dangerous area over Somalia

The suspects in a Kenyan doomsday cult are ordered to be hospitalized after a hunger strike

Report: FairMoney Looking to Acquire Umba, Expand in Kenya

Kenya's currency pushes public debt to record high of Ksh11.14 trillion

Kenya to begin extradition procedures for man wanted in Massachusetts for Logan Airport murder

Kenya’s government sued over controversial ad deal

1500kms away, Ugandan footprints seen in the sand

Inmate shot while escaping from Jinja Court dies

Congo, DR
Rebels Linked to Islamic State Group Kill at Least Two Dozen Civilians in Eastern Congo

DR Congo, Rwanda 'must walk back from brink of war': US

KoBold Metals expands Zambia footprint with Midnight Sun deal

First Quantum re-shuffles management at Zambian operation

Statue of Late Tanzanian President Unveiled at African Union

Saving lives and saving livelihoods initiative: Tanzania's vaccination story

South African troops in the DRC, Mozambique at risk without helicopter maintenance contract

Osino-Dundee deal falls through after third-party superior bid

Namibia's Democratic Journey: A Testament to Geingob's Legacy and a Vision for the Future

Dundee’s Osino takeover falls through; superior offer from anonymous buyer

South Africa
South Africa sets May 29 for pivotal general election

South Africa sets general election for May 29

Ramaphosa announces general election will be in May

Public Protector says anti-corruption books should be read to kids to build ethics early in life

Another blow for Zuma, as ConCourt refuses his private prosecution enforcement appeal

Hain likens UK 'anti-boycott bill' to 1988 legislation that endorsed apartheid South Africa

Ramokgopa signals load shedding beyond election as govt pins hope on private sector investment

South Africa’s murder rate increased in the last quarter

Why Australia may be the canary in the coal mine on interest rates

Australia says to build biggest navy since World War II

Papua New Guinea
At least 64 killed in Papua New Guinea ‘largest’ tribal violence

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