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US Gives $144 Million to Afghanistan for Humanitarian Aid

The United States announced Thursday it will provide nearly $144 million worth of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, where millions of people could face acute hunger this winter if aid doesn’t arrive soon. National Security Council spokeswoman Emily Horne said in a statement that US assistance would be directed through independent …

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US Donates 4.8 Million Vaccine Doses to Four African Countries

FLY — US sent more than 4.8 million doses of coronavirus vaccine to four African countries, White House told FLY on Wednesday (27/10). White House officials said the 55-member African Union set the allocation. Chad, a landlocked country and one of the world’s poorest countries, will receive 115,830 doses; densely …

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Provision of a Covid Vaccine Booster for 70 Million US Citizens

Mouab journalist Helmi Johannes reports that US health authorities have given the green light for booster injections of the Covid vaccine for 70 million Americans; The Eijkman Institute is collaborating with the US on clinical trials of a malaria vaccine; pet dog festival in Texas; tips for introducing Indonesian satay …

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3.12 Million Hectares Of Oil Palm Are In Forest Areas

POSO, CENTRAL SULAWESI – Land use violations were found in a recent analysis conducted by Greenpeace Indonesia and geospatial expert The TreeMap, where their findings show that 3.12 million hectares of oil palm plantations are located within forest areas, including protected forest areas and conservation forests. The findings are research …

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US Announces $20 Million Aid Package for Central America and Mexico

The United States on Friday (15/10) announced an additional $20 million humanitarian aid package for Mexico and Central America. The aid will “help meet the urgent humanitarian needs of nearly 700,000 asylum seekers, refugees, and vulnerable migrants in the Central America and Mexico region,” the State Department said in a …

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Banksy’s Broken Art Sold For $25.4 Million

One piece by British street artist Banksy, sensationally ripped to shreds right after being sold at an auction three years ago, sold for $25.4 million on Thursday (14/10). It was the highest price the artist had ever received, and it was almost 20 times the price of the painting before. …

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