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Exhausted nurses want pay, not applause

At midnight, nurse Ines Lopes and her colleagues are about to start the night shift taking care of patients in a Covid-19 intensive care unit in the heart of ...

MYANMAR-POLITICS/ (WRAPUP 4, TV, PIX):WRAPUP 4-Myanmar minister flies to Thailand for crisis talks

A dog named Lulu from Tennesse in the US is R72.9m richer after her owner died last year.

Indonesian fisherman evacuated from trawler off Durban coast

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A crew member of a Japanese fishing trawler had to be evacuated during the early hours of Saturday after he developed a ...

Biden's attorney-general nominee Garland vows to prioritise civil rights

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President Joe Biden's attorney-general nominee Merrick Garland will tell the Senate on Monday he plans to prioritise ...

Australia won't advertise Covid-19 vaccine on Facebook but vows publicity

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Australia's government pledged a publicity campaign for its rollout of Covid-19 vaccine on Sunday — but not in Facebook ...

Facebook takes down main page of Myanmar military

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Facebook on Sunday deleted the main page of the Myanmar military under it standards prohibiting the incitement of ...

Biden plans Texas visit, pushes for speedy disaster funds in winter storm crisis

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US President Joe Biden said on Friday he will approve a disaster declaration for Texas, clearing the way for more aid ...

UK insurers estimate to pay up to 2.5bn pounds for coronavirus say

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The Association of British Insurers (ABI) said on Saturday insurers are likely to pay up to 2.5bn pounds ($3.50bn) for ...

Argentina health minister resigns after reports of VIP vaccine access

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Argentina's health minister resigned on Friday following reports that people had been able to use connections to get ...

eSwatini king says he had Covid-19, recovered after Taiwan sent drugs

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eSwatini's King Mswati III said he had recovered from Covid-19 after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen sent antiviral ...

Gunmen storm Nigerian school, kidnap 27 students

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Unidentified gunmen abducted 27 students and some staff and their family members in an attack overnight on a secondary ...

Nigerian students design coronavirus care robot

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Nigerian students have built a machine they hope can one day help hospitals remotely treat Covid-19 patients, taking ...

Tornadoes, historic cold across US kill seven, disrupt Covid-19 vaccinations

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Killer tornadoes in the US Southeast and historic sub-zero cold as far south as Texas were blamed on Tuesday for seven ...

Japan begins Covid-19 vaccination in 'first major step' to halt pandemic

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Japan launched its Covid-19 inoculation drive on Wednesday, administering the Pfizer-BionTech vaccine to Tokyo hospital ...

SA says documentation on Russian Covid-19 vaccine sent to regulator

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SA’s health ministry said on Tuesday the manufacturers of Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine had submitted ...

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