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Coronavirus live: WHO warns world won't be done with Covid this year, Brazilian states blast Bolsonaro
Unrealistic to think pandemic will be over this year - WHO; Brazilian governors blast Bolsonaro over pandemic; number of new infections globally rose last week

Lucy Campbell (now); Jedidajah Otte, Alex Mistlin, Archie Bland and Helen Sullivan (earlier)

01, Mar, 2021 @10:44 PM

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CDC chief warns of 'potential fourth surge' and urges US to keep Covid rules
Rochelle Walensky says ‘now is not the time to relax critical safeguards’ as Senate says it will take up Biden’s Covid relief plan this week

Joan E Greve in Washington

01, Mar, 2021 @10:29 PM

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Australian senator calls to recognise China’s treatment of Uighurs as genocide
Independent Rex Patrick moves after similar parliamentary motions passed in Canada and the Netherlands

Daniel Hurst

01, Mar, 2021 @9:51 PM

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Canada's top newspaper group gambles on casino app to help fund journalism
Torstar, which owns more than 70 papers, to launch gaming app to ‘support the growth and expansion of quality journalism’

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

01, Mar, 2021 @8:36 PM

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Brazil Covid variant in at least 15 countries not on UK's travel red list
Scientists concerned that existing border controls are not sufficient to restrict new coronavirus strains

Aubrey Allegretti and Sarah Boseley

01, Mar, 2021 @7:58 PM

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Yemen condemns international donor funding shortfall as UK cuts aid
Reducing funding is a death sentence, says UN secretary general António Guterres

Bethan McKernan and Patrick Wintour

01, Mar, 2021 @7:53 PM

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War and famine could wipe out the next generation of Yemenis
After years of violence half the population is going hungry and 400,000 under fives are at risk of dying from malnutrition

Bethan McKernan Middle East correspondent

01, Mar, 2021 @7:36 PM

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Experts warn Brazil facing darkest days of Covid crisis as deaths hit highest level
Intensive care units in 17 of the country’s 26 states were near capacity, while six states and the capital had run out of ICU beds

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

01, Mar, 2021 @7:28 PM

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Biden can help end Yemen civil war by backing referendum, say secessionists
Southern Transitional Council president says US leader should support a vote on independence for the South

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic Editor

01, Mar, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Global oil giants urged to stop cash flow from Myanmar projects to military junta
Chevron and Total called on to cease operations in country, which receives $1.1bn a year from oil and gas, after Australia’s Woodside suspends work there

Ben Butler and Ben Doherty

01, Mar, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Sheikh Ahmed Zaki Yamani obituary
Powerful Saudi Arabian oil minister who played a key role in the global crisis of the 1970s and was kidnapped by Carlos the Jackal

Ian Black

01, Mar, 2021 @3:42 PM

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Aung San Suu Kyi faces four charges as Myanmar junta cracks down on dissent
Ousted leader, not seen in public since last month’s military coup, appears in court via video link

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

01, Mar, 2021 @3:37 PM

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