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As President Biden backs waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, what other steps can the US take to promote fairer vaccine distribution?

Health experts from India and South Africa welcome President Biden's U-turn on COVID-19 vaccine patents and urged the World Trade Organisation to urgently work out a deal

Projects are underway to capture and store CO2 emissions from the Canadian province's oil sands industry, which some hope could keep it viable in a decarbonising world

OPINION: "The stories of Black gay men are often absent when we talk about people living with HIV. I am telling my story so that people can see a different narrative" writes @marct_01  of @TheLoveTankCIC 

"People usually start street vending because they're trying to make a means for themselves, starting from ground zero" Vendors and advocates want fewer restrictions and easier permitting as the pandemic pushes people to spend more time outdoors

New Jersey and Connecticut are partnering with bars and brew pubs to offer a free drink to people who are newly vaccinated, while Maryland announced it would give $100 to state employees who get inoculated

Former child soldiers often face stigma when they return home and they risk being re-recruited if they cannot find food, security and support among their communities, according to experts

As Joe Biden backs waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, what other steps can the United States take to promote fairer vaccine distribution?

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Hundreds of Indian women, including many widows of farmers who were believed to have killed themselves over debt, joined a protest against government reforms

The next wave of locusts is on its way in East Africa - and it could be 20 times bigger than the first.

This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the #RwandaGenocide , which claimed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people and left many more homeless Here's a look at how it all unfolded... THREAD

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People gathered at Clapham Common Bandstand in south London this afternoon to pay tribute to Sarah Everard

Amazon has a “shadow workforce” in Mexico. In a 6-month investigation into Amazon's labour practices in the country, 15 former contract workers we spoke to alleged mistreatment and unfair dismissal after being recruited through labour agencies. Here's what we learned 🧵

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PIC OF THE DAY: Buddhist monks pray and hold placards behind a wire barricade at Dhammakaya temple, in Pathum Thani province, Thailand

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India has the highest proportion of female commercial pilots in the world at 12 percent, despite the country’s patriarchal society, which typically frowns on women in such jobs

"I come from a family of farmers myself and understand what they are going through. So it is important for me to raise these issues" @ihansraj  was tweeting about the wh #FarmersProtestsn  his account was blocked at the request of the government

"In Asia, we have a culture of seniority, and young people aren't supposed to speak up for themselves and are not supposed to speak against adults" Young Thais battle seniority culture to raise #climate  awareness l @Fridaysforfutu  #FridaysForFuture 

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