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Town's Cemetery Collapse an 'Unimaginable Catastrophe'An "unimaginable catastrophe" has befallen a town near Genoa, Italy, where hundreds of coffins that long rested in a seaside cemetery fell some 160 feet toward the Mediterranean Sea on Monday. CNN reports that as many as 200 coffins were swept up in a landslide in Camogli, and only a...
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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas speaks at the foreign ministry in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 prior to his attendance of the virtual human rights council in Geneva, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, pool)
Germany urges Iran to accept diplomacy in nuclear disputeGermany’s foreign minister has urged Iran to accept diplomatic overtures coming from the West to preserve the 2015 nuclear accord
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, doses of AstraZeneca vaccines for COVID-19 sit in vials at the Fiocruz Foundation after being bottled in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As the coronavirus pandemic exploded worldwide last April, global organizations banded together to help ensure vaccines would be distributed fairly. But the COVAX initiative has been dogged by shortages of cash and supplies as well as logistical hurdles. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado, File)
EXPLAINER: UN vaccine plan is underway, but problems remainAs the coronavirus pandemic exploded worldwide last April, global organizations banded together to help ensure that the world’s most vulnerable people would get vaccines amid the rush for shots
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Brazil's Bolsonaro visits Amazon jungle state hit by floodsBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is visiting the northern state of Acre, in the Amazon rainforest, where several cities have been hit by floods
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Turkish police nab Iraqi IS suspect, rescue Yazidi girlTurkish police have detained a suspected Iraqi Islamic State group militant and rescued a 7-year-old girl from Iraq’s Yazidi religious minority he had allegedly been holding captive
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A pedestrian wearing a mask to protect against COVID-19 passes a wall mural on a sidewalk in Johannesburg, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. In Finance Minister's budget speech in Parliament, Tito Mboweni said South Africa plans to spend dollars 712 million to vaccinate some 67% of its 60 million people to control the country's COVID-19 battle and get the economy to rebound from its decline of 7.2% last year. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
South Africa to spend $712 million on mass vaccination driveSouth Africa plans to spend $712 million to vaccinate some 67% of its 60 million people to control the country’s COVID-19 battle and get the economy to rebound from its decline of 7.2% last year
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Csaba Lengyel, President of the University of Szeged's Szent-Gyorgyi Albert Clinic Center, left, vaccines Annamaria Lehota, chief physician of the Szeged Epidemiological Supply Center with the vaccine againsts COVID-19 produced by Chinese Sinopharm at the university in Szeged, Hungary, Wednesday, February 24, 2021. (Tibor Rosta/MTI via AP)
Hungary rolls out China's Sinopharm jab amid lagging trustDoctors in Hungary have started administering a COVID-19 vaccine developed in China, making the country the first in the European Union to use a Chinese jab
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Honduran children migrant play at the Pan de Vida shelter in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. After waiting months and sometimes years in Mexico, people seeking asylum in the United States are being allowed into the country starting Friday as they wait for courts to decide on their cases, unwinding one of the Trump administration's signature immigration policies that President Joe Biden vowed to end. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
Asylum seekers rush to register for US border processingIn the first five days since the administration of U.S. President Joe Biden began to process the thousands of asylum seekers waiting in Mexico, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees registered 12,000 people
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Slovenia police find 13 migrants lacking air hidden in truckPolice in Slovenia say they have discovered 13 migrants from Iraq hidden in a truck, some suffering from dehydration and a lack of oxygen
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Tear gas rises from parts of Turi jail where an inmate riot broke out in Cuenca, Ecuador, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Deadly riots broke out in prisons in three cities across the country due to fights between rival gangs, according to police. (AP Photo/Marcelo Suquilanda)
Number of inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots rises to 79The number of inmates who have died in riots at multiple prisons in Ecuador this week has increased to 79 after authorities regained control of the facilities in three cities
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Kyrgyzstan's President Sadyr Japarov attends his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. (Mihail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Russia hosts new Kyrgyzstan leader on his 1st foreign tripRussian President Vladimir Putin is hosting the newly elected president of Kyrgyzstan, voicing hope for the Central Asian nation's political stabilization after it saw a violent change of government for the third time in 15 years
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FILE - In this July 27, 2020 file photo, a soldier stands guard inside the former Mexican presidential plane during a media tour following the daily, morning press conference of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City. López Obrador’s quixotic bid to sell off the presidential jet has now stretched into its third year in 2021, with no sign of a buyer in sight. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
Mexico bid to sell presidential jet stretches into 3rd yearMexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's quixotic bid to sell off the presidential jet has now stretched into its third year, with no sign of a buyer
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