Mexico to complain at UN about vaccine inequality
20 February 2021 | 12:21 pm
Mexico will complain at the United Nations Security Council this week about unequal access to Covid-19 vaccines, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard announces.
The UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, has traveled to China at Beijing's invitation. But the US has raised doubts about Chinese officials giving her "necessary access" to asses the situation.
Activists slammed UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet for her restrained criticism directed at China's leaders after her return from Xinjiang. But Bachelet noted that her visit was "not an investigation."
Vaping and e-cigarettes have been banned from sale in Mexico, with expanded restrictions on smoking and vaping on the way.
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The UN says it is the sixth time a peacekeeping convoy has been targeted in less than a month. The West African country has been gripped by a jihadist insurgency for the past decade.
Social media users worldwide are claiming that an ingredient in the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine - namely the "chimpanzee adenovirus vector" - is the reason behind the increase in global Monkeypox infections. However, these viruses are completely unrelated. We tell you why in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
Nasson Joaquin Garcia, the head of the evangelical church La Luz del Mundo, pleaded guilty to three charges stemming from the abuse of three underage victims.
At a UN General Assembly meeting, China and Russia explained their vetoes of a proposal that would have imposed new sanctions on North Korea.
Polio cases are on the rise in Pakistan although it's an illness eradicated almost everywhere else in the world. Part of the problem is widespread vaccine skepticism and outlandish conspiracy theories.
Human rights campaigners say China is committing cultural genocide against its minority Uyghur residents in Xinjiang, where an estimated 1 million to 2 million residents have been incarcerated
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