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The Latest: UN ups appeal to fight virus to $6.7 billion

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...

Drummer Tony Allen, driver of Afrobeat sound, dies at 79

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Pioneering drummer Tony Allen, the driver of the Afrobeat sound, has died in Paris at age 79.Allen died Thursday night at...

UN: New polio outbreak in Niger after vaccination suspended

LONDON (AP) - The World Health Organization says Niger has been struck by a new outbreak of polio, following the suspension of immunization activities...

The Latest: Group concerned about COVID-19 aid for Syria

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...

Cuban doctors arrive to help South Africa fight coronavirus

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - More than 200 doctors from Cuba have arrived in South Africa to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.The doctors, including community health...

Report says Burkina Faso forces killed 31 unarmed men

OUAHIGOUYA, Burkina Faso (AP) - Burkina Faso’s security forces reportedly killed 31 unarmed men in the country’s north earlier this month, according to a...

UN experts want to blacklist 14 ships over NKorea sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. experts have recommended blacklisting 14 vessels for violating sanctions against North Korea in a report that accuses the country...

The Latest: Hundreds in Brazil denounce lockdown measures

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...

The Latest: Navajo Nation orders use of protective masks

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...

The Latest: Rallies in Indiana and Texas urge return to work

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...