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Uganda Election: President Yoweri Museveni Declared Winner As Bobi Wine Alleges Fraud

Uganda’s electoral commission says Museveni has won a sixth term in office, but Wine is saying the election was rigged, and the top U.S. diplomat to Africa is calling the vote “fundamentally flawed.”

India Kicks Off A Massive COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

Cheers erupted in hospital wards across the country as a first group of nurses and sanitation workers rolled up their sleeves and got vaccinated. India aims to inoculate 300 million by July.

Argentina Takes A Shot With Russia’s Sputnik Vaccine

The nation has been hard hit by the pandemic. The president vowed to start a vaccination campaign by the end of 2020. That did happen — but not exactly as they’d hoped.

VIDEO: Face It! You’re Bad At Judging Physical Distance. Here’s How To Do It

Keeping a physical distance from other humans is more critical than ever in the pandemic, with COVID-19 cases surging and more contagious variants spreading. Yet humans are not very good at it.

Coronavirus Surge Drains Brazilian City’s Oxygen Supply

Manaus in northern Brazil is facing a huge coronavirus outbreak. The health system is collapsing. Oxygen supplies are so scarce that people are suffocating while in their hospital beds.

A Look At The Fallout Of TikTok Ban In India

In India, TikTok was a phenomenon. Last June, the Indian government banned the app for geopolitical reasons. Six months later, it’s not clear what the ban has accomplished.

Mexico Will Not Charge Former Defense Chief With Drug Trafficking

Retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos was arrested in October at Los Angeles International Airport by U.S. law enforcement, outraging Mexican officials who demanded and obtained his extradition.

Uganda’s President Fends Off Opposition In Contested Election

Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine faced longtime President Yoweri Museveni in yesterday’s election, official results are expected on Saturday.

When It Comes To COVID-19, Iran Is Dealt A Double Whammy

As the world rushes to vaccinate against the coronavirus pandemic, Iran is one of the worst hit countries in the Middle East. And because of U.S. sanctions, it may not have money to buy vaccines.

Israel To Start Vaccinating Palestinian Prisoners Next Week

The vaccinations will start Monday or Tuesday, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein tells NPR. Thirty inmates tested positive for the coronavirus in one prison on Thursday.

France Has 1 Of The Highest Rates Of Vaccine Skepticism

France has been slowed in its vaccine rollout by the large number of people who say they are opposed to vaccinations. But the rapid spread of COVID-19 appears to be changing some skeptics’ minds.

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