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Millions Driven from Homes in 2020 Despite Covid-19 Crisis: UNHCR

Millions Driven from Homes in 2020 Despite Covid-19 Crisis: UNHCR

GENEVA – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said that the war, violence, persecution and human rights abuses have driven nearly 3 million people to flee their homes last year, despite the Covid-19 crisis restricted movement around the world as countries closed borders and ordered closures. In its …

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China Says ‘Politicizing’ Covid Origins Impedes Investigation

China Says ‘Politicizing’ Covid Origins Impedes Investigation

BEIJING – Politicizing the origins of Covid-19 would hamper further investigations and undermine global efforts to stop the pandemic, the Chinese embassy in the United States said after the US President, Joe Biden, ordered a review of U.S. intelligence about how and where the virus first emerged. “Some political forces …

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Iran Rejects Reports about Prisoner Swap Deal with US

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister’s spokesperson, Saeed Khatibzadeh, on Monday dismissed media reports of a suspected prisoner swap deal between Tehran and Washington. “Reports on prisoner exchanges with the United States do not correspond to reality … The issue of prisoners has been and remains a humanitarian problem and they …

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Russia Says It’s Ready to Discuss Strategic Stability Issues with US

Russia says its ready to discuss strategic stability issues with US

MOSCOW – Russia notices signals from the United States that Washington is ready to discuss strategic stability issues and is ready for dialogue, but insists on its defense concerns, spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, told Sputnik. “We don’t yet know from what angle [US President’s] Joe Biden’s administration …

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