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 2021-03-07 11:58 

Reuters

Saudi-led coalition launches air strikes on Yemeni capital after foiling drone attacks: witness...

A Saudi-led military coalition conducted air strikes on the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Sunday, a Reuters witness and residents said, after it said it had destroyed drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthis, including at least five fired towards Saudi Arabi...

 2021-03-07 11:57 

Reuters

UPDATE 4-Saudi-led coalition launches air strikes on Yemeni capital after foiling drone attacks -witness...

A Saudi-led military coalition conducted air strikes on the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Sunday, a Reuters witness and residents said, after it said it had destroyed drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthis, including at least five fired towards Saudi Arabi...

 2021-03-07 11:42 

Reuters

Protests erupt across Myanmar; Suu Kyi party official dies in custody...

An official from the party of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi died overnight in police custody, associates said, while protests were held in at least half a dozen cities in some of the most widespread action against the coup last month....

 2021-03-07 11:38 

Reuters

Swiss voters set to back ban on facial coverings -TV...

Swiss voters looked set to approve a far-right proposal to ban facial coverings, projections for broadcaster SRF based on partial results in Sunday's national referendum showed....

 2021-03-07 11:27 

Reuters

Egypt gets $440 million World Bank loan to support rail network...

The World Bank has approved a $440 million loan to modernise signalling and upgrade track on 763 km of Egypt's 5,000 km rail network, the bank said in a statement....

 2021-03-07 11:25 

Reuters

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Austria suspends AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine batch after death...

Austrian authorities have suspended inoculations with a batch of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine as a precaution while investigating the death of one person and the illness of another after the shots, a health agency said on Sunday....

 2021-03-07 11:25 

Reuters

President Buhari calls for Nigerians to follow his vaccine lead...

President Muhammadu Buhari had his first COVID-19 vaccine shot on Saturday, part of a bid to boost public confidence as Nigeria attempts to inoculate 80 million people this year....

 2021-03-07 11:25 

Reuters

Israeli watchdog directs banks to defer dividends until fourth quarter...

Israeli banks should not resume dividend payments until at least the fourth quarter of 2021, the country's banking regulator said on Sunday, citing uncertainty over the economy and people's health....

 2021-03-07 11:20 

Reuters

Austria suspends AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine batch after death...

Austrian authorities have suspended inoculations with a batch of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine as a precaution while investigating the death of one person and the illness of another after the shots, a health agency said on Sunday....

 2021-03-07 11:20 

Reuters

Jordan's PM to reshuffle cabinet to accelerate reforms...

Prime Minister Bisher al-Khasawneh was expected to reshuffle his cabinet on Sunday to help accelerate IMF-guided reforms seen as crucial to economic recovery in Jordan from the blow of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said....

 2021-03-07 11:19 

Reuters

Somalia's Puntland state says recaptures some prisoners freed by al Shabaab...

The military in Somalia's semi-autonomous state of Puntland have recaptured 87 out of hundreds of prisoners who escaped on Friday after Islamist group al Shabaab fighters stormed a jail and freed them, according a statement from the military....

 2021-03-07 11:15 

Reuters

Marathon fight to pass U.S. pandemic relief tests Democrats' majority...

The battle to pass a COVID-19 relief bill demonstrated how hard things will be for U.S. President Joe Biden's Democrats in Congress, facing opposition from right and left as they try to score big wins with small majorities....

 2021-03-07 11:00 

AP

Biden to mark 'Bloody Sunday' by signing voting-rights order...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order directing federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access, a move that comes as congressional Democrats......

 2021-03-07 10:50 

Reuters

India in final but Shastri still bitter about WTC rule change...

India breezed into the final of the World Test Championship (WTC) following their 3-1 series victory against England on Sunday but head coach Ravi Shastri is still bitter how the qualifying rules were changed last year....

 2021-03-07 10:46 

Reuters

Jordan's PM to reshuffle cabinet to accelerate reforms...

Prime Minister Bisher al-Khasawneh was expected to reshuffle his cabinet on Sunday to help accelerate IMF-guided reforms seen as crucial to economic recovery in Jordan from the blow of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said....

 2021-03-07 10:46 

Reuters

Abbas battles Fatah party discord ahead of Palestinian elections...

Facing elections for the first time in 15 years, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is battling a growing rift within his powerful Fatah party that poses a new threat to his dominance over Palestinian politics....

 2021-03-07 10:44 

Reuters

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We're almost done with COVID curbs, Netanyahu says as Israel reopens restaurants...

Israel has almost emerged from its COVID-19 closures, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is on the campaign trail, said on Sunday as restaurants reopened under an exit plan fuelled by fast-paced vaccinations....

 2021-03-07 10:39 

Reuters

We're almost done with COVID curbs, Netanyahu says as Israel reopens restaurants...

Israel has almost emerged from its COVID-19 closures, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is on the campaign trail, said on Sunday as restaurants reopened under an exit plan fueled by fast-paced vaccinations....

 2021-03-07 10:39 

Reuters

World No.1 record in the bag, Djokovic focuses on more majors...

Novak Djokovic will realize one of his long-cherished goals on Monday when he eclipses Roger Federer's all-time record for most weeks as the men's world number one, holding the top ranking for the 311th week....

 2021-03-07 10:37 

AP

Shiffrin leads Vlhova after 1st run of World Cup GS...

JASNA, Slovakia (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin posted the fastest time in the opening run of a women's World Cup giant slalom Sunday, a day after winning a slalom on the same hill.The American led......

 2021-03-07 10:34 

Reuters

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Dutch dance lovers offered lockdown relief at test event...

Dance music lovers in Amsterdam were offered a short relief from COVID-19 lockdown on Saturday, treated to their first live show in over a year while serving as guinea pigs in a research project....

 2021-03-07 10:30 

Reuters

Dutch dance lovers offered lockdown relief at test event...

Dance music lovers in Amsterdam were offered a short relief from COVID-19 lockdown on Saturday, treated to their first live show in over a year while serving as guinea pigs in a research project....

 2021-03-07 10:28 

Reuters

Israeli watchdog directs banks to defer dividends until fourth quarter...

Israeli banks should not resume dividend payments until at least the fourth quarter of 2021, the country's banking regulator said on Sunday, citing uncertainty over the economy and people's health....

 2021-03-07 10:27 

Reuters

In Iraq's ruined city of Mosul, pope hears of life under Islamic State...

Muslim and Christian residents in the ruined Iraqi city of Mosul told Pope Francis of their lives under brutal Islamic State rule on Sunday as the pontiff blessed their vow to rise up from ashes and told them that "fraternity is more durable than frat...

 2021-03-07 10:26 

Reuters

In Iraq's ruined city of Mosul, pope hears of life under Islamic State...

Muslim and Christian residents in the ruined Iraqi city of Mosul told Pope Francis of their lives under brutal Islamic State rule on Sunday as the pontiff blessed their vow to rise up from ashes and told them that "fraternity is more durable than frat...

 2021-03-07 10:21 

Reuters

Bitcoin rises 4.2% to $50,947.94...

Bitcoin rose 4.18 % to $50,947.94 on Sunday, adding $2,043.31 to its previous close....

 2021-03-07 10:19 

Reuters

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Coronavirus variants should not derail English lockdown easing, says health official...

The emergence of new variants of the coronavirus should not derail a plan to start easing a nationwide lockdown in England over the coming weeks, Public Health England (PHE) official Susan Hopkins said on Sunday....

 2021-03-07 10:18 

Reuters

Shake off your ill will, Britain tells EU over post-Brexit trade...

The European Union should shake off its ill will and build a good relationship with Britain as sovereign equals, Britain's top EU adviser David Frost said on Sunday, promising to stand up for the country's interests....

 2021-03-07 10:17 

Reuters

Coronavirus variants should not derail English lockdown easing, says health official...

The emergence of new variants of the coronavirus should not derail a plan to start easing a nationwide lockdown in England over the coming weeks, Public Health England (PHE) official Susan Hopkins said on Sunday....

 2021-03-07 10:03 

AP

The Latest: Israel in final phase of easing of lockdown...

JERUSALEM — Israel has opened most of its economy as part of its final phase of lifting coronavirus lockdown restrictions, some of them in place since September.Bars and restaurants, event......

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