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    Yemen could be heading towards mass famine

    Yemen descended into chaos almost a decade ago, in 2014, after a failed political transition - one that the country’s Houthi rebels took advantage of to take control of the northern heartland.

    An American dystopia: QAnon represents perfectly the paranoid streak in US politics that Trump embraced

    This deranged view of politics saw a conspiracy amongst a swath of the country’s elite composed of international bankers, Jesuits, Freemasons and others. And this unhinged perspective had a peculiar appeal to those on the fringes of the American political right.

    Johnson & Johnson's planned coronavirus vaccine trials to include infants

    Unlike the COVID-19 vaccines currently in use, which use a new technology involving messenger RNA, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine utilizes a method that has been widely tested for years.

    Under siege over sex harassment claims, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo offers apology

    Cuomo, 63, said his comments — including those which emerged in an account from the aide, Charlotte Bennett — were an extension of life spent at work, where he sometimes “teased people about their personal lives and relationships.”

    How Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine differs from Pfizer’s and Moderna’s

    The new vaccine differs markedly from the two already in use in the United States. Here is how they compare.

    Donald Trump targets disloyal Republicans, repeats election lies and hints at 2024 run

    Trump vowed to help Republicans try to regain majorities - lost during his presidency - in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate in 2022 congressional elections and dangled himself as a possibility for president in 2024.

    Donald Trump says he will not start a third party

    Donald Trump calls for Republican Party unity in a speech at a conservative political conference. Tries to cement his status as the party’s undisputed leader (AP)

    Watch: Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings

    Spacewalking astronauts ventured out Sunday to install support frames for new, high-efficiency solar panels arriving at the International Space Station later this year. (AP)

    Up to six cases of Manaus variant of coronavirus detected in UK

    Two of three cases found in England were from a household in the South Gloucestershire area which had a history of travel to Brazil and there was a third, currently unlinked case, Public Health England said.

    Don't bully Riyadh, Saudi columnists tell Biden administration

    The U.S. administration on Friday imposed sanctions on some of those involved, but spared the prince. Washington released an intelligence report saying the crown prince had approved an operation to capture or kill Khashoggi.

    UN Human Rights Office says 18 dead in Myanmar crackdown

    UN Human Rights Office says 18 dead in Myanmar crackdown

    "Deaths reportedly occurred as a result of live ammunition fired into crowds in Yangon, Dawei, Mandalay, Myeik, Bago and Pokokku," it said in a statement, referring to several cities in Myanmar.

    Remove me if you can: PM Oli challenges Prachanda

    Remove me if you can: PM Oli challenges Prachanda

    Nepal plunged into a political crisis on Dec 20 after President Bidya Devi Bhandari dissolved the House and announced fresh elections on April 30 and May 10 at the recommendation of Prime Minister Oli, amidst a tussle for power within the ruling NCP.

    Joe Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief

    Joe Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief

    Biden and his team have begun discussions on the possible outlines of an infrastructure package with members of Congress, particularly mindful that Texas' recent struggles with power outages and water shortages after a brutal winter storm present an opportunity for agreement on sustained spending on infrastructure.

    China rolls out first one-jab COVID-19 vaccine: Report

    China rolls out first one-jab COVID-19 vaccine: Report

    China's first Ad5-nCoV COVID-19 vaccine was rolled out on Friday, the state-run Global Times reported on Sunday. It is the only single-dose COVID-19 vaccine that has been given conditional approval to be rolled out in China, the report quoted last Friday's story by the state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV).

    Dozens of leading Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners charged with subversion

    Dozens of leading Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners charged with subversion

    They were accused of organising and participating in the unofficial primary last July aimed at selecting the strongest candidates for a legislative council election.

    Iran health ministry says virus deaths cross 60,000 mark

    Iran health ministry says virus deaths cross 60,000 mark

    "Sadly in the past 24 hours, 93 people lost their lives to Covid-19, and total deaths from this disease reached 60,073," health ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said in a televised address.

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