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3 Jan
Israel will offer a fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine to people over 60 and to medical staff, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced on Sunday. "Israel started preparing for Omicron early on. This bought us time, which we are using to our advantage. Last week, Israel began vaccinating its most vulnerable citizens with the fourth dose of the COVID vaccine," said Bennett.
2 Jan
In the absence of international travel and visitors from abroad, a Ugandan tourism company is turning to young local tourists hoping to travel closer to home. The company is building a small but loyal customer base.
2 Jan
German Free Democrat politician Moritz Körner said that the pair have saved "millions of lives." The euro is set to be redesigned over the coming years.
2 Jan
Overfishing is a growing problem along Tunisia's coast, especially due to trawlers. Their nets pick up sharks, rays and other endangered species. The Med Bycatch Project wants to encourage more sustainable fishing.
2 Jan
Champagne is an AOC wine, and must therefore obligatorily come from a very specific geographic zone, between Reims and Epernay, and be made from 3 grape varieties: Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay. Only vintage Champagnes are made from the same harvest, during exceptionally good years.
1 Jan
Africa's free trade area started a year ago amid much fanfare. But its impact has been low amid the coronavirus pandemic and an economic downturn on the continent.
31 Dec
The president of Guinea-Bissau has negotiated an oil deal with his counterpart from Senegal, without parliamentary approval. Umaro Sissoco Embalo is now facing a ministerial uprising supported by civil society.
31 Dec
A year after Britain's new trade pact with the EU was sealed, UK exports to the bloc have plunged. With unfinished business around fisheries, Northern Ireland and financial services, what's next for Brexit?
31 Dec
Cuts to humanitarian aid in Yemen: Annabel Symington (WFP) speaks to DW
30 Dec
A South African court on Tuesday blocked Shell from using seismic waves to explore for oil and gas in the Indian Ocean, handing a landmark victory to environmentalists worried about the impact on whales and other species.
29 Dec
Fifty-one people have been killed in Russia's worst mining disaster in a decade, prompting three days of mourning in Siberia's Kemerovo region. Among the dead were five rescue workers, although a sixth was found alive and taken to hospital in a serious condition. The blast happened at the Listvyazhnaya mine when coal dust caught fire in a ventilation shaft on Thursday. Rescuers suffocated as they tried to reach dozens of missing miners.
27 Dec
A Berlin-based human rights group says top clothing retailers may be sourcing Xinjiang cotton that has allegedly been picked using forced labor. The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights has filed a criminal complaint in a federal court in Germany.

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