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WHO 'Sets Aside' Ethiopia's Request to Probe WHO Chief's Links to Rebellious Tigrayan Forces

GENEVA (Reuters) -A World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Monday that the global body would postpone a decision on Ethiopia's request to...
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WHO 'Sets Aside' Ethiopia's Request to Probe Tedros Over Tigray Links

GENEVA (Reuters) -A World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Monday that the global body would postpone a decision on Ethiopia's request to...
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WHO Chief Says World at 'Critical Juncture' in COVID Pandemic

GENEVA (Reuters) -The head of the World Health Organization on Monday urged countries to work together to bring the acute phase of the pandemic to...
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Liverpool stars Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané set for World Cup Qualifying playoff showdown

Friends are set to become enemies when World Cup qualifying in Africa continues in the playoff round after Egypt and Senegal have been drawn together, pitting star Liverpool duo Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané against one another in the pathway to Qatar 2022. 2022 FIFA World Cup African playoffs draw at a Glance; 🇬🇭 Ghana vs Nigeria 🇳🇬🇪🇬 Egypt vs Senegal 🇸🇳🇨🇲 Cameroon vs Algeria 🇩🇿🇨🇩 DR Congo vs Morocco 🇲🇦🇲🇱 Mali vs Tunisia 🇹🇳 pic.twitter.com/yjiUPTEEzL — POOJA… (@PoojaMedia) January 22, 2022 The...
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Ukraine: Blinken says talks with Russia’s Lavrov were ‘frank and substantive’ – video

The US secretary of state described talks in Geneva with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, intended to reduce tensions that have risen since Russia massed troops near Ukraine's border, as ‘frank and substantive’. But Antony Blinken repeated the US and Nato’s position that there could still be no compromise on the central issue of the right of Ukraine and other countries to join Nato in the futureUkraine: US offers Putin summit with Biden in effort to stop slide to war Continue reading...
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Germany blocks NATO ally Estonia from giving military support to Ukraine as it faces a possible Russian invasion: report

Ukrainian soldiers patrol on the frontline in Zolote, Ukraine on January 20, 2022.Wolfgang Schwan/Getty Images Germany is blocking Estonia from providing military support to Ukraine, The Wall Street Journal reports. Berlin won't provide permits necessary to export weapons of German origin.  Germany has faced criticism in Washington amid the Ukraine crisis, particularly over Nord Stream 2. Germany is preventing fellow NATO member Estonia from providing Ukraine with military support by decl...
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Blinken Talks Iran With Lavrov, Sees Only Brief Window to Reach Nuclear Deal

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he discussed Iran on Friday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, warning...
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Ukraine: US offers Putin summit with Biden in effort to stop slide to war

Move comes amid ‘frank and substantive’ talks in Geneva and announcement by Russia of new military exercisesThe US has offered to hold a summit between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin as a last-ditch effort to stop the slide to a new war in Europe, as Russia continued to build up its forces along the Ukraine border and announced new naval exercises in the Black Sea.The US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, said Washington and its allies were also ready to respond in writing next week to Russian de...
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U.S., EU Downgrade Metal Tariff Dispute at WTO

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States and the European Union have downgraded their dispute at the World Trade Organization over steel and aluminium...
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Russian FM after meeting Blinken: The West is in 'hysterics' over Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke at a press conference in Geneva following his meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. The meeting comes at a critical time of escalating tensions between Russia and the US over Russian troops at the Ukrainian border.
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Blinken Vows Swift and Severe Response if Russia Attacks Ukraine

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said after talks with Russia's foreign minister on Friday that Moscow would face a "swift...
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Blinken tells Lavrov US committed to 'swift response' to further aggression against Ukraine

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during a meeting in Geneva, Friday that Washington is committed to a "united, swift and severe response" if Moscow commits further aggression against Ukraine.
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Russia and US to meet in Geneva as Ukraine war fears grow

Moscow calls for Nato forces to exit Romania and Bulgaria as Blinken plays down chances of quick fixDiplomats from Russia and the United States are to hold crucial talks as a weeks-long standoff over Ukraine teeters on the cusp of a pivotal and potentially violent phase, with rising concerns that Europe may again be beset by war.Intelligence services in Ukraine claimed to have evidence that Russia was secretly moving weapons and oil into eastern Ukraine.The Associated Press and Reuters contribut...
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Ukraine tension: Last-ditch talks in Geneva as invasion fears grow

The top US and Russian diplomats will meet in Geneva later as fears of an invasion grow.
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Ukraine tension: Urgent US-Russia talks in Geneva as invasion fears grow

The top US and Russian diplomats will meet in Geneva as fears of an invasion of Ukraine grow.
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Top Diplomats for U.S., Russia Meet in Geneva on Soaring Ukraine Tensions

By Simon LewisGENEVA (Reuters) - The top diplomats of Russia and the United States were to meet in Switzerland on Friday to discuss soaring...
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Controversial New Report Says No Amount Of Alcohol Is Good For The Heart

(CNN) — In a bold move, the World Health Federation released a policy brief Thursday saying that no amount of alcohol is good for the heart. “At the World Heart Federation, we decided that it was imperative that we speak up about alcohol and the damages to health, as well as the social and economic harms, because there is an impression in the population in general, and even among health care professionals, that it is good for the heart,” said Beatriz Champagne, chair of the advocacy committee th...
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky takes swipe at Biden over Russia comments: 'There are no minor incursions'

President Joe Biden meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, in Washington.AP Zelensky issued veiled criticism of Biden on Thursday over comments he made on Russian aggression toward Ukraine.  "There are no minor incursions," Zelensky said in a tweet.  Biden prompted confusion when he suggested a "minor incursion" by Russia would spark a debate on consequences. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday issued v...
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Manchester United with another transfer avenue after potentially missing out on Denis Zakaria

Zakaria ‘unlikely’ to move to Man United Manchester United could be set to miss out on Borussia Mönchengladbach’s Swiss international midfielder Denis Zakaria as Red Devils interim manager Ralf Rangnick looks to set the club off on the right foot in their bid to improve the first-team set up at Old Trafford.Reports coming via SkySports in Germany reporter Florian Plettenberg state that a move to the Theatre of Dreams is ‘unlikely’ for the 25-year-old native of Geneva despite the imminent nature ...
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Russia could act against Ukraine ‘at any moment’, says US

Secretary of state says Vladimir Putin’s military intentions still unclear ahead of talks in Geneva #vladimirputin #secretaryofstate
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Top US diplomat warns Russia could attack Ukraine on 'very short notice,' implores Putin to take 'peaceful path'

Secretary of State Antony Blinken gives a press conference following his meeting with Ukrainian Foreign Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kyiv, on January 19, 2022.Alex Brandon/Getty Images Secretary of State Blinken visited Kyiv on Wednesday, warning that Russia could invade Ukraine "on very short notice." The top US diplomat urged Putin to pursue a "diplomatic and peaceful path" instead.  Blinken is traveling across Europe this week as the US vies to thwart a broader conflict. ...
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We want peace': Blinken to meet Russian, Ukrainian officials, U.S. says

President Biden's top diplomat will seek to defuse a crisis with Moscow over Ukraine when he meets the Russian foreign minister in Geneva this week. #blinken #foreignminister #diplomat #ukrainian
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COVID-19 health emergency could be over this year, World Health Organization says

GENEVA >> The worst of the coronavirus pandemic — deaths, hospitalizations and lockdowns — could be over this year if huge inequities in vaccinations and medicines are addressed quickly, the head... #emergencies #worldhealthorganization
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Expansion planned at Delnor Hospital’s Cancer Center in Geneva

The Geneva Planning and Zoning Commission has unanimously recommended site plan approval for an expansion of Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital’s Cancer Center in Geneva.
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In 'extremely dangerous' moment, top US diplomat travels to Ukraine, to meet Russian counterpart

In what's being called an 'extremely dangerous' moment, a top U.S. diplomat is headed to Ukraine, and will meet his Russian counterpart in Geneva. #counterpart
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US and Russia to hold talks on Ukraine in potential sign ‘diplomacy is not dead’

US secretary of state Tony Blinken to meet with foreign minister Sergei Lavrov amid fears of Russian attack on UkraineThe US and Russian foreign ministers will hold talks in Geneva on Friday in a development that a US official said suggested that “perhaps diplomacy is not dead” in the efforts to fend off a new Russian attack on Ukraine.With the White House warning that such an attack could come “at any time”, the US secretary of state, Tony Blinken, will fly to Kyiv on Wednesday and Berlin on Th...
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White House warns Russia ready to launch an attack on Ukraine 'at any point'

A Russian service member walks near a T-72B3 main battle tank during military drills at the Kadamovsky range in the Rostov region of Russia on December 20, 2021.Sergey Pivovarov/Reuters The White House warned that Russia could launch an attack on Ukraine "at any point." The US has warned of severe consequences if Russia invades the former Soviet republic. "No option is off the table, in our view," Psaki said. The White House on Tuesday warned that a Russian invasion of Ukraine could be immine...
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Blinken to Meet With Russia as U.S. Pushes For More Diplomacy on Ukraine

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will meet with Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov of Russia in Geneva on Friday as the United States warns that Russia could soon attack Ukraine. #sergeyvlavrov #secretaryofstate #antonyjblinken
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COVID-19 health emergency could be over this year: WHO

GENEVA — The head of emergencies at the World Health Organization said Tuesday that the worst of the coronavirus pandemic — deaths, hospitalizations and lockdowns — could be over this year if … #emergencies #worldhealthorganization
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Blinken to meet with Russian counterpart Lavrov on Friday amid Ukraine crisis

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov have agreed to meet in Geneva on Friday as the Russian threat toward Ukraine continues to loom, a senior State Department official confirmed Tuesday.
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