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Israel to Allow 3,000 Ethiopian Jews to Immigrate

Israel’s government on Sunday approved the immigration of several thousand Jews from war-torn Ethiopia, some of whom have waited for decades to join their relatives in Israel.The decision took a step toward resolving an issue that has long complicated …

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Explainer: How Worried Should We Be About Omicron Variant?

The new Omicron coronavirus variant – identified first in South Africa, but also detected in Europe and Asia – is raising concern worldwide given the number of mutations, which might help it spread or even evade antibodies from prior infection or vacci…

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Explainer: How Worried Should We Be About Omicron Variant?

The new Omicron coronavirus variant – identified first in South Africa, but also detected in Europe and Asia – is raising concern worldwide given the number of mutations, which might help it spread or even evade antibodies from prior infection or vacci…

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More Travel Restrictions as Omicron Variant Detected in Europe, Mideast

LONDON/BERLIN/AMSTERDAM — Britain, Germany and Italy detected cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant on Saturday and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced new steps to contain the virus, while more nations imposed restrictions on travel …

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More Travel Restrictions as Omicron Variant Detected in Europe, Mideast

LONDON/BERLIN/AMSTERDAM — Britain, Germany and Italy detected cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant on Saturday and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced new steps to contain the virus, while more nations imposed restrictions on travel …

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Thousands in Burkina Faso Call For President’s Resignation

OUAGADOUGOU — Protesters in Burkina Faso called Saturday for the president’s resignation over the government’s handling of security.About 8 a.m. Saturday, protesters began to gather near the Place de Revolution, in downtown Ouagadougou. Military police…

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Thousands in Burkina Faso Call For President’s Resignation

OUAGADOUGOU — Protesters in Burkina Faso called Saturday for the president’s resignation over the government’s handling of security.About 8 a.m. Saturday, protesters began to gather near the Place de Revolution, in downtown Ouagadougou. Military police…

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COVID Omicron Variant Prompts Biden to Announce Air Travel Curbs on 8 Nations

U.S. President Joe Biden announced the United States will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other countries, effective Monday.The U.S. travel prohibition is still being worked out and will likely mirror earlier policy. The restrictions do not…

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