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In world first, Germany convicts Syrian regime officer of crimes against humanity

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Former intelligence officer Eyad al-Gharib, 44, was sentenced to four-and-a-half-years in prison by a court in the German city of Koblenz for aiding crimes against humanity. Gharib was convicted of accompanying the transportation of 30 detained demonstrators, despite knowing about the systematic torture in the prison the detainees were being …

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Mexico to Ban Glyphosate, GM Corn Presidential Decree Comes Despite Intense Pressure from Industry, U.S. Authorities

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Tractor caravan to Mexico City farmer protest demands “Mexico Free of Transgenics”. Credit: Enrique Perez S./ANEC Opinion by Timothy A. Wise (cambridge ma) Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Inter Press Service CAMBRIDGE MA, Feb 24 (IPS) – Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador quietly rocked the agribusiness world with his New Year’s …

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Israel Gives Vaccine to Far-Off Allies, as Palestinians Wait

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JERUSALEM — The Israeli government has pledged to send thousands of spare coronavirus vaccines to foreign allies, reigniting a debate about Israel’s responsibilities to people closer to home: Palestinians living under Israeli occupation. On Tuesday, the governments of the Czech Republic and Honduras confirmed that Israel had promised them each …

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‘Extremely promising’: 1st dose of COVID vaccine cuts illness

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Data from two separate studies published in the UK, one in England and another in Scotland, have shown vaccines against COVID-19 are effective in cutting disease transmission and hospitalisations starting from the first dose. Analysis from Public Health England (PHE) published on Monday shows that the vaccine manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech …

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