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NEW DELHI (AP) — New Delhi imposed a weeklong lockdown Monday night to prevent the collapse of the Indian capital’s health system, which authorities said had been pushed to its limit amid an explosive surge in coronavirus cases. In...

BERLIN — Pharmaceutical company BioNTech and its United States partner Pfizer say they will provide 100 million more doses of their coronavirus vaccine to the European Union this year. The two companies said Monday that the 27-nation group...
In this Tuesday, April 13 photo, people rally outside of the Capitol in Lansing, Michigan, during a rally to support voting rights and end voter suppression.

In Georgia, faith leaders are asking corporate executives to condemn laws restricting voting access – or face a boycott. In Arizona and Texas, the clergies have assembled outside the state capitols to decry what they view as voter-suppression...

LONDON (AP): Prince Philip, who liked Land Rovers and drove them for much of his life, made his last journey in one – a no-nonsense vehicle customised at his direction, down to its military green colour. The modified Land Rover TD5 130 carried...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP): More than a dozen Senate Democrats sent a letter to US President Joe Biden on Friday complaining of a woeful environmental track record by his Brazilian counterpart, Jair Bolsonaro, and urging him to condition any support for...

WASHINGTON (CMC): The World Bank has launched an early replenishment process of the International Development Association (IDA) to support Caribbean and other countries in their recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, and transition to “green, resilient...

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC): Parliament is due to hold its first sitting on Wednesday next week following this week’s legislative elections, but there remains confusion as to who will head a new government in this British overseas territory...

PORT AU Prince, Haiti (CMC): The United States says it is looking forward to working with the new prime minister of Haiti, Claude Joseph, who has pledged to continue efforts for the staging of a referendum and the organisation of new elections in...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC): The Guyana government Friday denied as “mischievous and malicious” reports on social media that a councillor had died after he had been administered the COVID-19 vaccine. A statement issued by the Ministry of Health said...

HAVANA (AP): Raul Castro said Friday he is resigning as head of Cuba’s Communist Party, ending an era of formal leadership by he and his brother Fidel Castro that began with the 1959 revolution. The 89-year-old Castro made the announcement Friday...
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