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22 Jul 2021
People demonstrate in Athens against plans to make Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for all health workers and retirement home employees, with police using tear gas and water cannon to disperse some protesters.
12 Jun 2021
Europe and Africa are to join forces to tackle the pandemic's economic fallout and climate change. Politicians and experts met at an "Africa Roundtable" in Berlin to discuss how to reset their relationship.
4 Jun 2021
As the world marks this year's #NoSmokingDay, stakeholders are are again raising concerns about its health and environmental impacts.
3 Jun 2021
With Tokyo still under a state of emergency, opposition to hosting the games is growing. On Wednesday, a top health adviser said it was "not normal" to host them.
14 May 2021
Ireland's health regulator said the shutdown of health system computers is a precaution and the COVID vaccination program is unaffected.
5 May 2021
Hospitals are full, oxygen supplies are low, doctors are exhausted and locals don't trust the government. Why is Tunisia the worst affected country in North Africa?
27 Apr 2021
The director of the CDC says use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine can resume immediately. The vaccine's rollout had been paused after 15 cases of unusual blood clotting.
31 Mar 2021
Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi appears to be in good health despite two months of detention, her legal team says as diplomatic pressure on the military junta ramped up.
20 Mar 2021
Protesters clash with police in Jordan's capital Amman amid a second night of demonstrations against health restrictions, even as the country posted a record-high number of coronavirus cases.
17 Mar 2021
As the world continues to battle the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, health experts and several pharmaceutical companies have come up with vaccines to reduce the effects. Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has given a significant boost to the global fight and here are five key things to know about the controversial vaccine.
17 Mar 2021
Cardiologist Marcelo Queiroga is set to become Brazil's fourth new health minister in a year. The country saw its worst week since the beginning of the pandemic.
4 Mar 2021
DOCi is a platform for health services delivery that closes the accessibility gaps of traditional channels. DOCi mobile app link users to healthcare professionals in their localities in the process reducing travel and waiting times and address problems of access, unpredictable cost, service quality, and choice of provider.

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Men leave Russia to avoid being called up to fight in Ukraine. Kazakhstan and Georgia are reporting tens of thousands of arrivals. DW's Maria Katamadze travelled to a checkpoint on the border between Georgia and Russia to witness the mass crossing.
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Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has named his son and heir Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the kingdom's prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defense minister in a Cabinet reshuffle.
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As European countries turn to energy suppliers in Southeast Asia, driving up global prices, there are concerns that other developing countries are being forced to spend more on increasingly expensive LNG or coal.
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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un has threatened to use nuclear weapons in the event of a military confrontation. The warning came as North Koreans marked 'Victory Day,' the 69th anniversary of the armistice that ended hostilities in the Korean War.