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Peru’s Foreign Minister Resigns Over COVID Vaccine Scandal

Peru’s foreign minister Elizabeth Astete has stepped down from her office, as one of the latest politicians to do so after receiving the Covid-19...

Biden Administration Unveils Plans to Let 25,000 Asylum-seekers into the US.

Friday the Biden administration revealed plans to let in 25,000 asylum seekers waiting in Mexico for immigration court hearings, while their cases are ongoing.  The...

Sudan Prime Minister Adds Former Rebel Leaders to Cabinet

Sudan's Prime Minister, Abdalla Hamdok. reshuffled his cabinet to add former rebel leaders from the Sudan Revolutionary Front, an alliance of armed groups.  The announcement...

U.S. New Unemployment Claims Fall to 779,000, Behind Initial Projections

Nearly 800,000 Americans file for their first unemployment check. This number is behind the 830,000 prediction that many economists expected. The data was released this...

U.S. President Joe Biden Signs Executive Orders to ‘Supercharge’ Climate Change Response

United States President Joe Biden has signed a series of executive orders on Jan. 27 to address "the existential threat of climate change," making...

South African Cabinet Minister Dies of COVID-19

South African Cabinet Minister Jackson Mthembu has died of COVID-19 at the age of 62, President Cyril Rampahosa announced on Jan. 21.South African Cabinet...

NSA General Counsel Michael Ellis Placed on Administrative Leave

National Security Agency (NSA) General Counsel Michael Ellis reportedly was placed on administrative leave due to his recent appointment being under investigation by the...

Biden Asks US Surgeon General Jerome Adams to Resign

President-elect Joe Biden has reportedly asked US Surgeon General Jerome Adams to resign after he is sworn-in on Wednesday, and select an acting replacement.President-elect...

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