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    How Omicron Variant Rattled the World in One Week

    news.movim.eu / TheWallStreetJournal · 00:17

The speedy discovery, announcement and global response shows a new phase in fight against Covid-19, as health officials hunt for variants that could evade vaccines.
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    Omicron Variant Found on Flights Reveals Gaps in Covid-19 Travel Rules

    news.movim.eu / TheWallStreetJournal · Yesterday - 19:28

Of around 600 passengers on the two flights from South Africa to the Netherlands, 61 tested positive for Covid-19, and at least 13 were confirmed as the Omicron variant.
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    Authorities Skipped 'Xi' and 'Nu' in Naming New Variant Omicron

    news.movim.eu / TheWallStreetJournal · Yesterday - 15:54

The WHO has been using the Greek alphabet to refer to the most widely prevalent coronavirus variants, but two letters posed problems.
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    More Countries Find Omicron Cases as Israel Shuts Borders

    news.movim.eu / TheWallStreetJournal · Yesterday - 15:47

Australia and Austria joined the group of countries that have detected cases of the new Covid-19 variant, which is presenting policy makers with choices that are politically and socially difficult.
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    Australia Seeks to Make Social-Media Firms Liable for Users' Defamatory Comments

    news.movim.eu / TheWallStreetJournal · Yesterday - 14:16

The new legislation would create a defense for social-media companies that disclose details of users when a complaint is made against their comments.
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    Honduran Election Sparks Worries of Unrest

    news.movim.eu / TheWallStreetJournal · Yesterday - 13:00

A tense presidential election is pitting a ruling party dogged by allegations of corruption against the wife of a controversial former leftist president, with U.S. officials fearing the election could touch off violence that would prompt further migration northward.
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    Iran's Nuclear Advances Weigh on Renewed Talks

    news.movim.eu / TheWallStreetJournal · Yesterday - 11:15

Negotiators are convening in Vienna this week with the aim of reviving the 2015 international nuclear agreement, a top foreign-policy goal of the Biden administration.
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    Taliban Covert Operatives Seized Kabul, Other Afghan Cities From Within

    news.movim.eu / TheWallStreetJournal · Yesterday - 10:30

Undercover agents—often clean-shaven, dressed in jeans and sporting sunglasses—spent years infiltrating Afghan government ministries, universities, businesses and aid organizations.