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Your Friday Briefing

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 15:23
The global vaccine sharing program kicks off.
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Pakistan and India Renew Pledge on Cease-Fire at Troubled Border

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 14:52
The agreement between the nuclear-armed neighbors to keep a lid on tensions along the so-called Line of Control was welcomed in the region.
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Germans Clamor for Covid Vaccines, but Shun AstraZeneca’s Offering

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 13:41
Hundreds of thousands of AstraZeneca doses are sitting unopened as many Germans reject the vaccine over fears it is “second-class” compared to the one developed by BioNTech and Pfizer.
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Squealing Children and Noisy Neighbors? There’s a Map for That

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 13:25
The crowdsourced guide collects anonymous gripes and pins every grievance on an interactive map, creating a record of the irritating sounds and sights of Japan.
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Canadians Try to Solve the Enigma of Hard Butter

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 13:13
Pandemic inspired baking has helped focus national attention on a burning question: Why does Canadian butter seem so firm?
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Facebook Takes a Side, Barring Myanmar Military After Coup

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 12:17
The move puts the social network squarely on the side of Myanmar’s pro-democracy movement after years of criticism over how the military has used the site.
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Armenia's Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan, Warns of an Attempted Coup

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 12:04
A group of generals called for the resignation of the prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, in a dispute that has its roots in a humiliating loss in a war last year.
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Your Thursday Briefing

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 11:39
A global vaccine-sharing program begins.
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Refugee Who Set Herself on Fire in Greece Is Charged With Arson

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 11:28
A woman set fire to her tent on the island of Lesbos in a suicide attempt after her family’s relocation to Germany was delayed.
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Police in Malta Say Arrests Are Complete in Journalist’s 2017 Murder

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 09:47
The force’s commissioner said everyone believed to be involved in the car bombing that killed Daphne Caruana Galizia was in custody. But a motive remains unclear.
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Italian Cliffside Cemetery, and Its Coffins, Carried Away by a Landslide

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 08:27
Scuba divers are working to retrieve coffins from the sea, but many more are buried under the debris of the landslide.
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Pfizer will test a booster shot and develop an adapted vaccine to address variant concerns.

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 08:06
Pfizer and BioNTech believe their existing vaccine still offers good protection against circulating variants, and see the plan as a way of learning how to deal with a more threatening mutation.
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For Travel, a Sustainable Comeback?

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 07:56
From a newly certified Whale Heritage Site to scenic byways for electric cars, five new initiatives suggest the travel industry may be envisioning a more responsible future.
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Nursing Home Deaths Plummet

NYT World News - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 04:20
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Brittany Higgins Files Police Report on Parliament House Rape Claim

NYT World News - Wed, 02/24/2021 - 22:35
Brittany Higgins has filed a formal police report against a former government employee who she said raped her in Australia’s Parliament House in 2019, roiling the government.
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Hong Kong’s Lesson to Schoolchildren: Love China, No Questions Asked

NYT World News - Wed, 02/24/2021 - 22:27
Through new lesson plans and expensive publishing projects, the government hopes to teach future generations a curated lesson about the city’s past.
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On the Front Lines of Diplomacy, but at the Back of the Line for a Vaccine

NYT World News - Wed, 02/24/2021 - 20:54
State Department officials overseas expressed anger and disappointment that diplomats in Washington were being vaccinated before those in more perilous posts.
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F.D.A. Analyses Find Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Works Well

NYT World News - Wed, 02/24/2021 - 19:19
F.D.A. studies show the shot strongly protects against severe illness and may reduce spread of the virus. But the drugmaker has fallen short of initial production goals.
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