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Japan has assured U.S. it will keep in close contact on Olympics White House [Video]

FILE PHOTO: A man looks at his mobile phone next to The Olympic rings in front of the Japan Olympics Museum in Tokyo, Japan, March 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov May 27, 2021 WASHINGTON (Reuters) The Japanese government has assured the United States that it will keep in close contact []

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Mask Mandate Returns To California State Capitol After Positive COVID Cases CBS San Francisco [Video]

At least nine people who work at the California state Capitol tested positive for the coronavirus last week, including four who are fully vaccinated, triggering a return of the mask mandate for lawmakers and staff.

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UN Security Council holds emergency meeting over Sudan military coup • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

The #UnitedNations Security Council held an emergency meeting late Tuesday to discuss the #Sudan #crisis. FRANCE 24’s Jessica Le Masurier reports from New York City, United States.🔔 Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YTen🔴 LIVE – Watch FRANCE 24 English 24/7 here: https://f24.my/YTliveEN🌍 Read the latest International News and Top Stories: https://www.france24.com/en/Like us on Facebook: https://f24.my/FBenFollow us on Twitter: https://f24.my/TWenDiscover the news in pictures on Instagram: https://f24.my/IGen

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Will the Middle East remain habitable? Region under threat from climate change • FRANCE 24 [Video]

The #COP26 summit gets underway this Sunday in Glasgow, Scotland. Ahead of the event, the world’s top oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, has launched a #MiddleEast Green Initiative. It’s aimed at funding projects to reduce regional carbon emissions. Currently, the Middle East is warming at twice the global average. Scientists say that if nothing changes, the region could be too hot to sustain human life by the end of the century. For more, we speak to Neeshad Shafi, co-founder of the Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar.🔔 Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YTen🔴 LIVE – Watch FRANCE 24 English 24/7 here: https://f24.my/YTliveEN🌍 Read the latest International News and Top Stories: https://www.france24.com/en/Like us on Facebook: https://f24.my/FBenFollow us on Twitter: https://f24.my/TWenDiscover the news in pictures on Instagram: https://f24.my/IGen

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Iran to Return to Nuclear Deal Talks in Vienna Next Month [Video]

Tehran will return to negotiations on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal by the end of November, its chief negotiator said Wednesday.

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Africa must close its science and technology gap to take full advantage of the AfCFTA says Ameenah Gurib-Fakim at Afreximbanks fifth annual Babacar Ndiaye Lecture [Video]

CAIRO, Egypt, 25 October 2021-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-H.E. Professor Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the former President of Mauritius and Laureate of the 2007 LOral-UNESCO Prize for Women in Science, delivered a trenchant address at the African Export-Import Banks (Afreximbank) fifth annual Babacar Ndiaye Lecture on the importance of science, technology and innovation in the transformation of African economies. She called on African leaders to close the regions science and technology gap to take full advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).