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Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Sec.-Gen. – on the death of Lt. Gen. ...

Joy Online 10 May 2021
The Secretary-General, António Guterres is saddened at the passing of Lt ... authority in the country’s south. The Secretary-General extends his condolences to Lt.
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WHO's emergency listing of Chinese vaccine to benefit global COVID-19 fight

People Daily 10 May 2021
The WHO's emergency approval of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine is "a step in the right direction" and is "a great attempt to help beat coronavirus in developing countries," Abbas Zaki, a member of the Fatah Central Committee and Fatah's Commissioner General for the Arab and Chinese Affairs, told Xinhua.
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Americans Who Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction Doubles Since Trump Left Office: Poll

Democratic Underground 10 May 2021
The percentage of Americans who said the country is generally headed in the right direction has nearly doubled since former President Donald Trump left office in January ... Historically, the NBC News poll hadn't recorded higher than 35 percent of Americans saying the country is ...
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Turkish physicians hail high efficacy of China's Sinovac vaccine

China Daily 10 May 2021
Until the beginning of April, the country solely used Sinovac's CoronaVac jabs ... "Based on our field observations, we can say that the Sinovac vaccine prevents deaths and intensive care hospitalization 100 percent," Nurettin Yiyit, chief physician of the hospital, told Xinhua, referring to the general situation in the country.
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Who’s Who: Dr. Abdul Aziz Al-Rajhi, head of the IAPB Eastern Mediterranean Region

Arab News 10 May 2021
Abdul Aziz Al-Rajhi as its head of the Eastern Mediterranean Region, which includes 22 countries. This is in recognition of Al-Rajhi’s leading role in the field of ophthalmology in general, and the prevention of blindness in particular.
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India’s import checks face scrutiny at WTO

The Times of India 10 May 2021
NEW DELHI ... Similarly, the raised concerns about India´s import policies on tyres. Last summer, the government had decided to licence the import of tyres into the country, moving it out of the open general list ... The government, however, believes that the steps taken by it are in line with the WTO norms and most countries resort to these tools. .
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Climate shifts and rising demand leave Turkey battling growing water stress

Straits Times 10 May 2021
But water and climate experts say the country's water worries are far from over - and more dams are part of the problem ... Turkey has built more than a thousand new dams over the last 18 years, with 90 more expected to be completed this year, according to the country's General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSI).
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Experts argue tribes should have jurisdiction over murders

Ravalli Republic 10 May 2021
But in 1817, Congress passed the General Crimes Act, which gave federal courts jurisdiction over crimes committed by or against non-Natives in Indian Country ... or against Indigenous people in Indian Country. In 1978, the Supreme Court solidified the General Crimes Act in Oliphant v.
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What Saudi citizens need to know to travel safely

Arab News 10 May 2021
With one week to go before international travel resumes, Saudis are being encouraged to cover all the necessary basics before leaving the country ... Alrwosa stressed that travelers follow their country of destination’s health precautions to avoid any problems.
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COVID-19 vaccines essential for MSME recovery

Reliefweb 10 May 2021
As an alliance of businesses dedicated to building the disaster risk management capabilities of the private sector in the country, PDRF aims to contribute to the sustainable development and the general welfare of the Filipino people.
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What The ‘Saw’ Series Reveals About 2000s Horror | Game Rant

Game Rant 10 May 2021
A new piece of the franchise, Spiral ... RELATED ... Media and art in general, but horror film trends specifically, can almost always be tied to a historical event or societal issue ... If the series were set in another country, it wouldn't be too absurd for the general opinion to be that Jigsaw and his colleagues are some sort of terrorist organization ... MORE.
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Micronesians feel hatred in Hawaii, decry police shooting

The Lufkin News 10 May 2021
census figures ... In response to protests in other parts of the country decrying police brutality against minorities, Ballard, who is white, has said that in general, that degree of racism doesn't exist here ... “Juvenile arrest records are generally confidential, and department policy prohibits the release of a suspect’s prior arrest history,” Yu said.
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'Cockroaches' - Micronesians feel hatred in Hawaii, decry police shooting of boy

TVNZ 10 May 2021
Source ... Source ... In response to protests in other parts of the country decrying police brutality against minorities, Ballard, who is white, has said that in general, that degree of racism doesn't exist here ... “Juvenile arrest records are generally confidential, and department policy prohibits the release of a suspect’s prior arrest history,” Yu said ... .
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COVID Crisis: Is PM Modi Opting for Less Visibility on Twitter?

Yahoo Daily News 10 May 2021
tag) in their tweets about the activities undertaken by their respective ministries, general decisions taken by the Union Government, activities undertaken by the PM, as well as praise him for leading the country successfully ... exhausted doctors appealing to the country’s people.
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Tunisia imposes 7-day lockdown to contain COVID-19

Sina 09 May 2021
The general lockdown in Tunisia starts from Sunday to May 16. A curfew will also be imposed throughout the country from 7 p.m ... During the same period, the country will ban travel between governorates, gatherings and all festivities, the operation of mosques, weekly markets and shopping centers.
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