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Myanmar refugees receive little relief at Thai border

Al Jazeera 21 Jan 2022
“We’ve been in this camp for six days now,” Ayenwin Oo told Al Jazeera ... As he spoke to Al Jazeera, Ayenwin Oo pointed to a makeshift kitchen at the camp ... Quinley/Al Jazeera] More food aid needed ... He told Al Jazeera it could just be a matter of time until fighting breaks out again.
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AFCON: Low turnout, high interest and COVID checks

Al Jazeera 21 Jan 2022
“I am overjoyed that this tournament is finally here,” Ernest told Al Jazeera, sitting on his motorcycle which is painted in Cameroonian flag colours, outside the Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo ... I am living the dream.” The Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Cameroon where 13,000 people turned up for the Zimbabwe match [Daniel Ekonde/Al Jazeera].
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Russia to flex muscles with navy drills involving all its fleets to showcase its military might

Beijing News 21 Jan 2022
The drills this month and next will take place in the seas directly adjacent to Russia and also feature manoeuvres in the Mediterranean, the North Sea, the Sea of Okhotsk, the northeast Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific, the defence ministry said in a statement on Thursday, according to Al Jazeera.
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Russia-Ukraine crisis: Can US sanctions sway Putin’s thinking?

Al Jazeera 21 Jan 2022
... Government and Public Service in Washington, DC, told Al Jazeera ... But while Russian companies continued to suffer, complaints from their European counterparts reduced over time, suggesting that they managed to reduce their vulnerability to the sanctions, Sihvonen told Al Jazeera.
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As costs mount, how long can China stick with ‘zero COVID’?

Al Jazeera 21 Jan 2022
“Omicron poses a bigger threat to the zero-Covid policy than the previous variants did,” Ben Cowling, an epidemiologist at the University of Hong Kong, told Al Jazeera, citing the transmissibility of the coronavirus strain, which is believed to spread two to three times as easily as the Delta variant.
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Tongan Olympic flagbearer finds out father unharmed after tsunami

Al Jazeera 21 Jan 2022
At least three people have been killed. “I found out just an hour ago that my father is OK,” Taufatofua told Al Jazeera from Brisbane, Australia on Friday afternoon. “It’s been a very anxious time.” ... “I had the page up within an hour of seeing the footage of the tsunami actually hitting, just before the communication was cut,” he told Al Jazeera ... .
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Snowstorm brings more misery for Syrians at IDP camps

Al Jazeera 20 Jan 2022
“When the snowstorm started, I prayed to God that it would be light, but it just kept getting worse,” Douja Al Ali, who has lived in the camp for the internally displaced for four years tells Al Jazeera ... We used to have a great time and play outside with the family,” al-Douhan told Al Jazeera.
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Greece receives ‘game-changer’ Rafale aircraft from France

Al Jazeera 20 Jan 2022
“Unlike radar, this doesn’t let the enemy know when they’ve been spotted because it’s not emitting a beam,” he told Al Jazeera ... The Metropolitan of Thebes and Livadeia blesses the newly arrived Rafale fleet and their pilots [John Psaropoulos/Al Jazeera] ... Here … one aircraft can pass on its information to another,” he told Al Jazeera.
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Why Biden’s Jerusalem consulate promise remains unfulfilled

Al Jazeera 20 Jan 2022
Here, Al Jazeera looks at where things stand – and what factors are playing a role in the consulate’s status ... The White House and Department of State did not respond to Al Jazeera’s questions on why the consulate has not reopened yet, or whether the administration is still committed to doing so.
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Israeli forces demolish Palestinian home in Sheikh Jarrah

Al Jazeera 19 Jan 2022
The demolition took place during a rainstorm on Wednesday at dawn [Zena Tahhan/Al Jazeera] ... (Al Jazeera) ... “The lawyers had put in a request to extend the time for the demolition – they were expecting that it would be temporarily halted.” The Salhiyeh family belongings lay on the ground following the demolition [Zena Tahhan/Al Jazeera].
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Ontario schools reopening amid calls for more COVID measures

Al Jazeera 19 Jan 2022
“They needed to speak in clear language,” business owner and Toronto resident Manal Siddiqui told Al Jazeera ... Ontario Education Minister Stephen Leece told Al Jazeera in an email on January 11 that the government’s priority is “getting students back to class” ... “The virtual format is simply not accessible to many children,” she told Al Jazeera.
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‘Scarred for life’: Australia COVID wave heaps pressure on nurses

Al Jazeera 19 Jan 2022
The virus has made a bad situation worse, nurses told Al Jazeera ... wards are now looking after 12 patients at a time ... A NSW Health spokesperson told Al Jazeera in a statement that “there are more nurses and midwives in NSW public hospitals than at any other time in history.”.
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Why Viagra isn’t a ‘cure’ for COVID-19

Al Jazeera 19 Jan 2022
[Jawahir Al-Naimi/Al Jazeera]. At the time of the alleged parties, people in England were allowed to meet only one person from another household, as long as they met outdoors and remained two metres apart ... It was a difficult time for their relatives who were unable to visit them.
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Kashmir journalist arrested under PSA moved to Jammu jail

Al Jazeera 18 Jan 2022
Confirming Gul’s arrest, a senior police official in Bandipora told Al Jazeera they “had been observing his social media activities for a long time which were against the sovereignty of the state” ... Zahoor Ahmad, 36, Gul’s brother, told Al Jazeera how he had gone to the police station on January 16 with his brother’s bail order granted by the court.
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US condemns Houthi attack against UAE, vows to stand beside Emirati partners

Beijing News 18 Jan 2022
The US on Monday (local time) condemned the Houthi attack against UAE that killed three civilians and vowed to stand beside Emirati partners against all threats to their territory ... Meanwhile, the Saudi-led coalition destroyed 8 drones headed towards the kingdom, according to Al Jazeera.
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