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Sidelining experts, Brazil bungled its immunization plans

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Like many Brazilian public health experts, Dr. Regina Flauzino spent most of 2020 watching with horror as COVID-19 devastated Brazil....

Uganda says president wins 6th term as vote-rigging alleged

Uganda’s electoral commission says longtime President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term while top opposition challenger Bobi Wine alleges rigging and officials struggle...

Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

State media says Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has conducted a drill using anti-warship ballistic missiles in the Indian Ocean ByThe Associated Press January 16, 2021, 11:29...

Stuck in Bosnia, migrants sleeping rough face up to winter

Temperatures have dropped way below zero in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees, including entire families, are sleeping rough while trying to reach...

US NTSB team arrives in Indonesia to look into jet crash

Indonesian officials say a team from the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has arrived in Indonesia’s capital to join the investigation into the crash...

Germany: 3 candidates as Merkel’s party chooses new leader

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is choosing a new leader on Saturday, eight months before voters decide who will succeed Merkel in a national...

Official: 2 insider attackers kill 12 Afghan militiamen

Afghan police say an insider attack by at least two members of an Afghan militia has killed 12 of their fellow militiamen By TAMEEM AKHGAR...

US calls Bahrain, UAE ‘major security partners’

The United States has called Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates “major security partners." By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press January 16, 2021, 5:29 AM • 2 min...

AP EXCLUSIVE: Maduro ally presses for dialogue with Biden

CARACAS, Venezuela -- A close ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said Friday he’s hopeful the Biden administration will roll back a “cruel” sanctions...

Mexico clears general, publishes US evidence against him

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has accused the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration of fabricating drug trafficking charges against the country's...