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Algeria on Sunday buried Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the North African country's longest-serving president, at a cemetery for its independence heroes, but without the honours accorded to his predecessors. Bouteflika died on Friday aged 84, after a career which took him from being the world's youngest foreign minister to one of its oldest heads of state, but ended with a humbling fall from power.The veteran strongman had lived as a recluse since quitting office in April 2019 after the military abandone
Fauci: FDA vote against Covid booster shots ‘not the end of the story’Advisory panel dealt blow to Biden with Friday verdictMillion deaths avoidable if vaccinations increase, adviser saysVaccinations among Latinos rise thanks to community outreach Dr Anthony Fauci speaks during Senate testimony in July. Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images
Police who were called to the scene said she spoke perfect English but they have not yet been to establish her nationality. The woman was rescued by a team of 14 who used 4x4s and then had to walk two miles over jagged rocks to get to reach her. The was described as being 5ft 4in with shoulder-length hair and survived several nights in an inhospitable area where wild animals roam at night.
Female staff said they had been trying to return to work at the ministry for several weeks since the Taliban takeover last month, only to be told to go home. The sign outside the Ministry of Women's Affairs has been replaced by one for the Ministry for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice. "The Ministry of Women's Affairs must be reactivated," said Baseera Tawana, one of the protesters outside the building.
Alok Sharma had appeared to say move is ‘under discussion’, but cap will ‘remain in place’
A Labour shadow minister has called for an end to "factionalism" and "intolerance" following reports a female MP will miss the party's conference on security advice.
The Countryfile presenter Julia Bradbury will have a mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Daniela Longhin, 51, has been missing from her Lewisham address since Monday 13 September and officers from the South East London Missing Persons team are working to locate her. Ms Longhin has not been in contact with her family since Sunday 12 September which police say is totally out of character.
A volcano on Spain’s Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma has erupted after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity, prompting authorities to speed up evacuations for some 1,000 people
Brazil reported 935 COVID-19 deaths on Saturday and some 150,106 additional cases, according to data released by the nation's Health Ministry, an unusually large number due to what officials said was an adjustment in how case numbers are tabulated. Some 92,614 cases occurred in Rio de Janeiro in recent months, but only entered into the official count in the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said. Rio's state-level health ministry attributed the number of cases registered to new demands from the federal Health Ministry regarding case counting, the details of which were not revealed.
‘It needs to be signalled really clearly to Iran that you can’t use innocent people in this way,’ Richard Ratcliffe says
A new Paris exhibition is shining a light on seven artists using their work to resist Myanmar’s military junta. FRANCE 24 interviewed Bart Was Not Here, one of the artists featured. "I’m not an activist, I’m an artist,” says Bart Was Not Here, categorically rejecting being portrayed as a political dissident. However, since the army’s coup in Myanmar on February 1 this year, the 25-year-old artist has been using his art to campaign against the country’s military junta. He is one of seven Burmese
Jeff Nicholson described the late TV star as ‘a real stand-up actor’.
The National Institutes of Health director says a U_S_ government advisory panel’s decision to limit Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots to Americans 65 and older as well as those at high risk of severe disease is a preliminary step and predicts broader approval for most Americans “in the next few weeks.”
Tate Reeves: Biden vaccine mandate an ‘attack on hardworking Americans’
A service of thanksgiving for those who took part in the Second World War battle has been held at Westminster Abbey.
Jimmy Greaves, England and Tottenham great, dies aged 81
He starred as Boycie in the beloved sitcom between 1981 and 2003.
The Teletubbies have once again been accused of being the apparent origin of all sin in the world for wanting to work with Lil Nas X. Yes, really.
The United States may soon begin flying some of the thousands of Haitian migrants who have crossed from Mexico into a Texas border camp back to their poverty-stricken homeland