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WHO Director-General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19 – 15 April 2020

Good morning, good afternoon and good evening, wherever you are. When the nations of the world met to form the United Nations in 1945, one of the first things they discussed was establishing an organization to protect and promote the health of the world’s people. They expressed that desire in the constitution of WHO, which […]

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Johnson and Salvini: 2 soaring stars lose big political bets

ROME (AP) — Who would have bet that two soaring stars of European politics would have gambled so badly on strategic power plays? Both British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Italian right-wing politician Matteo Salvini found themselves in corners this week, each in his own way having lost bets that their popularity would carry the […]

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Boris Johnson to seek election after rebel Tories deliver Commons defeat

Boris Johnson has announced that he will ask parliament to support plans for a snap October general election after suffering a humiliating defeat in his first House of Commons vote as prime minister. Former cabinet ministers including Philip Hammond and David Gauke were among 21 Conservative rebels who banded together with opposition MPs to seize control of […]

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