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Germany is seeking support from other European Union members to ensure a second term for Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at the helm of the World Health Organisation, but African states have yet to show their cards, government sources and diplomats said on Wednesday. Tedros, who was elected as WHO's first African director-general in May 2017, has been shunned this time by his native Ethiopia due to friction over the Tigray conflict. German Health Minister Jens Spahn backed a second term for Tedros on Tuesday and called on other countries to support the former Ethiopian health and foreign minister ahead of the deadline.
Meteorologist Ginger Zee shares that she experienced partner abuse as she reflects on the death of Gabby Petito.
UEFA on Wednesday said it still has "serious concerns" about FIFA's controversial proposal to hold the World Cup every two years instead of four.
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President Biden promised on Wednesday that his administration would buy 500,000 doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine, which it would then donate for distribution across the world.
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A volcano on the island of La Palma in Spain erupts after much seismic activity. Check out the incredible footage here! Full credit to: lisa_schroeter on Twitter
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Justin Fields will get his first NFL start in Week 3.
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"I have not conducted any cases that would have caused aggression. I think this is intimidation," Shefir told a joint news briefing with police and Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky.A volley of automatic gunfire hit a car carrying a senior aide to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Wednesday, an incident a senior official called an assassination attempt and Zelenskiy said may have been a message intended for him.The aide, Serhiy Shefir, survived unscathed but police said his driver had been wounded after more than 10 bullets hit the car near the village of Lesnyky, just outside the capital Kyiv.A local television station said at least 19 bullet holes could be seen on the driver's side of the car.
'Because the Delta variant is so infectious, we are not looking at a theoretical risk of children 12 to 17 becoming infected.'
A Frida Kahlo self-portrait featuring her husband Diego Rivera is tipped to sell for more than $30 million at auction in New York, Sotheby's said Wednesday.
Climate activists have descended upon the Home Office after the government ordered an injunction to stop them blocking the M25 as part of their Insulate Britain protest. One protester told reporters she was "absolutely desperate with the [climate] situation", while another called on ministers to "get on with tackling the real, big problems".
Epic Games' opening brief in its appeal to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is due Dec. 12, according to a court filing and Apple's reply is due by Jan. 20, 2022. The full appeal process could take years. Sweeney took to Twitter on Wednesday, calling out Apple's move and said the company will continue to fight the tech giant.
This treatment facility recycles e-wasteLOCATION: Idna, West BankUp to 550 tons of electronic wasteis received by the facility every dayThe salvaged copper, aluminum and ironis then returned to scrap dealers to sell(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) SUPERVISOR OF THE EUROPEAN-PALESTINIAN CENTRE FOR E-WASTE TREATMENT, MAZEN SULAIMIYA, SAYING: "First of all, we don't sell products. We are a cooperative organization, which was established to reduce the burning of e-waste in the area. We don't sell or buy, we only treat it. We do not care about the price of the e-waste we get, both its price in the market or whether it is tied to the global stock market. We only get the waste and recycle it, and people sell the (recycled) product to various areas."The facility hopes to minimize health and environmental risksBefore it opened, e-waste was burned in the Idna cavescausing grave damage to the important archaeological site
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Somalia was due to host its first screening of a movie in three decades on Wednesday under heavy security, as the conflict-ravaged country hopes for a cultural renewal.
Large crowds of people gathered in Washington, DC, on September 21 to campaign for immigration and climate reform.This footage, shot by immigrant organization CASA, shows people marching through Washington, DC.Protesters demanded that “Congress ensure a pathway to citizenship stays in the budget reconciliation package, as well as investments in the care economy, and green infrastructure that will help fight climate change are delivered,” wrote CASA, which said it is “the largest grassroots immigrant advocacy organization in the Mid-Atlantic region,” in a press release. Credit: CASA via Storyful