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Tens of thousands protest across Russia in support of poisoned Putin critic Navalny

By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- Tens of thousands of people have joined protests across dozens of cities in Russia, demanding the release of Alexey Navalny, the Kremlin critic who was jailed last week after he returned to the country for the first time since recovering from a poisoning with…... Read More

'Pharmacy of the World will deliver': India begins COVID-19 vaccine exports

By ZOE MAGEE, ABC News (LONDON) -- India has begun exporting Covid-19 vaccines to neighboring countries with the first batches being shipped Wednesday to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles, the foreign ministry said.“First consignment takes off for Bhutan!” was the first of a flurry of tweets from the…... Read More

US calls China's abuses of Muslim minorities 'genocide' and 'crimes against humanity'

By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With less than 24 hours left in office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday issued a determination that the Chinese government has committed "genocide" and "crimes against humanity" against Uighurs and other Muslim ethnic minorities.The determination is a final parting shot that will…... Read More

French culinary first: Vegan restaurant earns Michelin star

By IBTISSEM GUENFOUD, ABC News(PARIS) -- It's a culinary first in France: A vegan restaurant in southwest France has been awarded a coveted Michelin star, the first plant-based restaurant in the country to receive the distinction. ONA, which stands for "Origine Non-Animale" ("animal-free origin") in the town of Arès, near…... Read More

WHO experts tweet from Wuhan quarantine ahead of much-anticipated mission into virus origins

By BRITT CLENNETT, ABC News (HONG KONG) -- It’s a question that has generated year-long discord between China and the West: how did this virus that plunged the world into crisis begin in the first place?Last Thursday, a team of World Health Organization experts touched down in the central Chinese…... Read More

How COVID-19 vaccinations are going, on a global scale

By ZOE MAGEE, ABC News (LONDON) -- "The world is on the brink of a catastrophic moral failure," World Health Organization Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Monday at the opening of the WHO's annual executive board meeting. "The price for this failure will be paid for with lives and livelihoods…... Read More

Egypt unlocks more secrets in Saqqara with discovery of temple, sarcophagi

BY: HATEM MAHER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Egypt uncovered a funerary temple and the oldest coffins ever found in Saqqara, unlocking more secrets in the ancient burial site and marking another major discovery in the vast necropolis south of Cairo. The country said a mission headed by prominent Egyptologist…... Read More

Russia extends Navalny's detention as outcry over his arrest grows

By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- Russian authorities have extended the detention of opposition leader Alexey Navalny in a hastily organized court hearing on Monday despite growing international condemnation over his arrest a day earlier at a Russian airport.Navalny was detained by police at passport control at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport…... Read More

Migrants from Honduras moving through Guatemala, hoping to reach US

By CHRISTINE THEODOROU and JOSHUA HOYOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Thousands of migrants from Honduras fleeing violence, devastation caused in the aftermath of two devastating hurricanes and economic hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic are in Guatemala and moving towards Mexico, hoping to ultimately reach the U.S.Calls were made…... Read More

Prince William is 'proud' his grandparents received COVID-19 vaccine

By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News (LONDON) -- Prince William is taking part in the effort to get people vaccinated in the United Kingdom by joining its vaccination campaign.In a video posted on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s social media accounts Saturday, Prince William joined a roundtable of frontline…... Read More

Poisoned Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny detained upon arrival in Moscow

BY: PATRICK REEVELL, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny was detained by police at a Moscow airport minutes after returning to Russia for the first time since he was poisoned with a nerve agent this summer. Navalny had pledged to return to Russia despite the assassination…... Read More