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G20 ambitious on plan to roll out pandemic fund this year

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia, June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Finance Ministers and Health Ministers of the world’s 20 largest economies agree to establish a ground-breaking pandemic fund to help the world better prevent, prepare for and respond to future pandemics. Indonesian Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin and Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati co-chaired the 1st G20 Joint […]

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CORRECTION – Zoom Unveils Platform Evolution; Launches New Packaging and Translation Feature

Zoom One is a new offering that brings together options for persistent chat, phone, meetings, whiteboard, and more into a single, secure and scalable package All-new translation feature allows meetings to be translated between English and any of the 10 languages, or from those languages into English SAN JOSE, Calif., June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) […]

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29 Kidnapped Wedding Guests Freed in Nigeria

KANO, NIGERIA — Twenty-nine people kidnapped by gunmen two weeks ago as they returned from a wedding in northwest Nigeria have been freed, relatives told AFP on Friday.The victims, all mobile phone traders, were returning to the Zamfara state capital, …

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South Africa records first case of monkeypox

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa on Thursday reported its first case of monkeypox, joining some 40 other countries that have identified patients with the disease.“The patient is a 30-year-old male from Johannesburg who has no travel history, meaning that thi…

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18 Migrants Died in Mass Crossing into Spanish Enclave, Morocco Says

MADRID — Morocco said 18 migrants died trying to cross into Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla on Friday, after a violent two-hour skirmish between migrants and border officers that also led to scores of injuries.About 2,000 migrants stormed a hi…

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