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2021-10-21 Melbourne: Celebrations as city exits sixth lockdown

The Australian city has spent more than 260 days under restrictions since the pandemic began.

2021-10-20 God and robots: Will AI transform religion?

Robot "priests" can recite prayers, perform funerals, and even comfort those experiencing a spiritual crisis.

2021-10-20 Covid: WHO warns pandemic will drag on into 2022

Slow vaccine supply to poorer nations means the crisis will last longer than it needs to, experts say.

2021-10-20 Covid: Brazil's Bolsonaro 'should be charged with crimes against humanity'

A big inquiry is presenting final findings into the Brazilian leader's handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.

2021-10-20 IMF warns Afghanistan's economic slump will impact neighbours

Afghanistan's economic turmoil will fuel a refugee crisis impacting nearby countries, the fund warned.

2021-10-19 The Indian women widowed by Covid-19

In India, Covid has widowed thousands of women, who are now struggling to adjust to a new life.

2021-10-19 Covid: Moscow imposes new restrictions as infections soar

Most of the over-60s in Russia's capital face months of lockdown as Covid deaths hit a new record.

2021-10-19 Nick Rolovich: Washington State football coach fired for refusing Covid vaccine

College football coach Nick Rolovich loses his $3.1m-a-year job for shirking a state vaccine mandate.

2021-10-18 Narendra Modi: 'Why is the Indian PM's photo on my Covid vaccine certificate?'

A 62-year-old Indian wants a new Covid-19 vaccine certificate without Narendra Modi's photograph.

2021-10-18 Covid: Australia's Flying Doctors take vaccines to vast remote areas

The famed service is helping solve the immense challenge of vaccinating remote Australia.

2021-10-18 Colin Powell: Former US secretary of state dies of Covid complications

The ex-US secretary of state, the first African-American in that role, dies of Covid complications.

2021-10-17 Iran's Covid orphans: 'She keeps asking where daddy is'

Around 51,000 children in Iran have lost a parent to Covid, according to officials.

2021-10-17 Has Covid changed New York City nightlife forever?

A photographer is confronted with the new reality of empty streets and closed clubs.

2021-10-17 Songhaï: A 'zero waste' agricultural system to increase food security in Africa

Fr Godfrey Nzamujo runs a "zero waste" agriculture system aimed at increasing food security and creating jobs.

2021-10-17 Covid: Thousands of children left without parents in Iran

Thousands of children in Iran have been left without parents, and many people blame the leadership.

2021-10-16 Robert Durst: US millionaire hospitalised with Covid after life sentence

Robert Durst was on Thursday convicted of murder and is a suspect in two other deaths.

2021-10-16 Sudan: Protesters demand military coup as crisis deepens

The protests come as tensions rise between civilian and military rulers.

2021-10-16 Covid: Russia's daily deaths pass 1,000 for first time

Infections continue to soar as the Kremlin struggles to persuade people to get vaccinated.

2021-10-15 Ros Atkins on… China-Taiwan Tensions

Ros Atkins examines why tensions between China and Taiwan have increased over recent weeks.

2021-10-15 Covid: US to lift travel ban for fully jabbed on 8 November

Fully vaccinated travellers will be allowed to enter the US for the first time since March 2020.

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