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FILE - In this March 16, 2020 file photo, a health worker gives a polio vaccine to a child in Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistan’s army chief has told Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates that despite the challenge of COVID-19, Pakistan plans to restart polio vaccination campaigns across the country. The military said late Wednesday, June 10, that Gen. Qamer Javed Bajwa spoke by phone with Gates who has worked to try and eradicate polio worldwide. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary, File)
Pakistan to resume polio campaign as COVID-19 cases declinePakistan says it will resume a nationwide anti-polio campaign next week, months after the drive against this crippling children's disease was halted because the coronavirus overwhelmed the country
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ICC trial starts for alleged jihadist crimes in TimbuktuThe International Criminal Court has opened the trial of an alleged Islamic extremist charged with policing a brutal Islamic regime in Timbuktu after al-Qaida-linked rebels overran the historic Malian desert city in 2012
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FILE - In this March 7, 2019, file photo, a sign is displayed outside the Huawei Technologies Ltd. business location in Plano, Texas. China on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 demanded Washington stop “oppressing Chinese companies” after U.S. regulators declared telecom equipment suppliers Huawei and ZTE to be national security threats. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
Huawei posts 13.1% revenue growth amid pandemic, sanctionsTelecom gear maker Huawei Technologies has reported its revenue grew 13.1% in the first half of this year compared with a year earlier, even as it faced sanctions from the U
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Satellite images show Ethiopia dam reservoir swellingNew satellite imagery shows the reservoir behind Ethiopia’s disputed hydroelectric dam beginning to fill, but an analyst says it’s likely due to seasonal rains instead of government action
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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 6, 2015 file photo, Sarah Amiri, deputy project manager of the United Arab Emirates Mars mission, talks about the project named "Hope," or "al-Amal" in Arabic, which is scheduled for launch in 2020, during a ceremony in Dubai, UAE. Three countries — the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates — are sending unmanned spacecraft to the red planet in quick succession beginning in July 2020. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
UAE's Mars orbiter launch from Japan delayed by weatherThe liftoff of the United Arab Emirates’ Mars orbiter has been postponed until Friday due to bad weather at the Japanese launch site
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UK reportedly poised to backtrack on Huawei inclusion in 5GThe British government is reportedly poised to backtrack on plans to give Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei a limited role in the U.K.‘s new high-speed mobile phone network, a decision with broad implications for relations between the two countries
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What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19?What is contact tracing, and how does it work with COVID-19
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A man walks past a COVID-19 advert promoting the use of face mask in the township of Soweto outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, Monday, July 13, 2020. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said that top health officials warn of impending shortages of hospital beds and medical oxygen as South Africa reaches a peak of COVID-19 cases, expected between the end of July and September. South Africa's rapid increase in reported cases has made it one of the world's centers for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Quarantine loopholes bring fresh efforts to fight outbreaksAn Australian state is toughening its punishments for anyone caught violating coronavirus quarantines, including jailing rule breakers for up to six months
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Soldier wear face masks prior to the Bastille Day parade Tuesday, July 14, 2020 on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris. France are honoring nurses, ambulance drivers, supermarket cashiers and others on its biggest national holiday Tuesday. Bastille Day's usual grandiose military parade in Paris is being redesigned this year to celebrate heroes of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, Pool)
France celebrates virus heroes on redesigned Bastille Day France is honoring nurses, ambulance drivers, supermarket cashiers and others on its biggest national holiday Tuesday
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