The event was a pledging conference for the vaccines alliance GAVI, which says the funds will be used to vaccinate about 300 million children in dozens of countries against diseases like malaria, pneumonia and HPV.
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A document outlining the UK government's plan for easing restrictions is confusing, hard to follow and potentially dangerous according to some critics.
British society needs to be reshaped in a more egalitarian manner that doesn't set up minorities as lambs to the slaughter.
Arsenal's squad will be allowed back to their training ground from next week, although the club stressed they would still have to maintain British government guidelines designed to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
The government said alternatives to fluid-repellent full length gowns may need to be used. Britain is near the peak of an outbreak of the coronavirus in which more than 14,000 people have already died.
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Formula One decides to furlough nearly half of its staff with chairman Chase Carey and senior management taking pay cuts until end of May.
The coronavirus has put Britain’s most senior politician in intensive care, now the people need to trust that the state can still run without him.
Eateries in major cities like London are turning to takeaway and delivery options to make ends meet, but are still suffering from decimated sales and worries about health risks.
Turkish President Erdogan's visit to Pakistan comes at a testing time for both countries and speaks to the durable nature of the relationship.
Britain formally left the EU on January 31 but remains subject to EU laws and regulations during a transition period due to last until the end of this year.
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