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    In Cyprus, Pope’s Plea for Migrants Clashes With Island’s Tensions

    As he celebrated Mass, Pope Francis urged Cypriots to welcome refugees and embrace their home’s history as a crossroads of cultures. But the government says it is overwhelmed. Asylum seekers…

    Rich Nations’ Buying Adds to Latin America’s Vaccine Shortage, W.H.O. Says

    Americas|With rich countries paying more for vaccines, the supply for Latin America is falling short, the W.H.O. says. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/06/world/americas/covax-vaccine-latin-america.html Residents wait outside a vaccination center in hopes of getting a…

    Bolsonaro’s Rejection of Covid Vaccine Creates Awkwardness in N.Y.

    Americas|Unvaccinated and defiant, Bolsonaro pushes back against criticism in his U.N. speech. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/21/world/americas/bolsonaro-covid-vaccine-un.html President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, center, outside his hotel on Monday in New York.Credit…Stefan Jeremiah/Reuters Sept. 21,…

    U.N. Security Council to Hold Emergency Meeting on Afghanistan

    Asia Pacific|The Security Council set an emergency meeting on Afghanistan. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/15/world/asia/un-security-council-afghanistan.html Taliban members at the entrance to the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul on Sunday.Credit…Jim Huylebroek for The New York Times…

    U.N. General Assembly Demands Myanmar Junta End Coup and Stop the Killings

    A resolution adopted Friday by the General Assembly is the most widespread condemnation yet of the Feb. 1 coup, a sharp diplomatic slap that contradicted the junta’s claim it has…

    Is Sheikha Latifa, Dubai Princess Unseen in Public, Still Alive?

    Middle East|Is Dubai Princess, Unseen in Public, Still Alive? https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/20/world/middleeast/dubai-princess-alive.html A United Nations panel is demanding that Dubai produce “evidence of life” for Sheikha Latifa, two months after the princess…

    Somalia’s President Extends Term by Two Years, Drawing Condemnation

    Africa|Somalia’s President Extends Term by Two Years, Drawing Condemnation https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/14/world/africa/somalia-president.html His four-year term expired, President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed signed a contentious law that critics fear could plunge the fragile country…