Health

Europe Reports 2 Million New COVID Cases

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Friday that Europe remains the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, reporting 2 million new cases last week, the region’s highest number since the pandemic began.At a briefing in…

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Qatar to Represent US Interests in Afghanistan

Qatar will represent American interests in Afghanistan beginning December 31, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday.The U.S. embassy in Kabul was closed after last summer’s withdrawal of U.S. and allied troops, ending the country’s 20-year…

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World Leaders Bolster Troubled Libya Ahead of Key Election

France is hosting an international conference on Libya on Friday as the North African country heads into long-awaited elections next month, a vote that regional and world powers hope will pull the oil-rich nation out of its decade-old chaos.U.S. Vice P…