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Middle East

In Colombian port town, LGBTQ community faces increasing threats
Al Jazeera, Doha, Qatar.

Jerusalem's White Ridge plan put on hold
Globes, Israel's Business Arena, Rishon Le-Zion, Israel.

Lebanon registers 51 coronavirus deaths, 1,888 cases in 24 hours
The Daily Star, English language newspaper, Beirut, Lebanon.

European parliamentarians warn against de facto West Bank annexation
The Jerusalem Post, Independent, Jerusalem, Israel.

Court ruling for non-Orthodox conversions sets up battle at the heart of Judaism
Times of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel.

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Europe

Covid vaccines cut risk of serious illness by 80%
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

The Crown's Emma Corrin opts for a low-key look as she steps out after her Golden Globes win
Daily Mail, Conservative daily, London, England.

Turkey lifts weekend lockdowns in low and medium-risk cities
Hurriyet Daily News, (Liberal, English-language), Istanbul, Turkey.

St. Petersburg police officer under investigation for allegedly selling flight data on Navalny’s FSB poisoners
Meduza, Riga, Republic of Latvia.

Yulia Tymoshenko comments on her new image
Pravda, Moscow, Russia.

Tsikhanouskaya, Navalny Among More Than 300 Nominees For Nobel Peace Prize
Radio Free Europe, Prague, Czech Republic.

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Asia

Papua plans to review govt's investment permit for liquor industry
Antara News, News agency, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Na-ra Shares What Keeps Her Motivated as Actress
Chosun Ilbo, Conservative daily, Seoul, South Korea.

Govt, opposition both claim victory over SC opinion on Senate elections
Dawn, English-language daily, Karachi, Pakistan.

Chinese hackers target Indian vaccine makers SII, Bharat Biotech, says security firm
Indian Express, News portal, Mumbai, India.

1,032 doses of COVID-19 vaccine go to waste due to freezer malfunction
Japan Times, Independent centrist, Tokyo, Japan.

Myanmar protesters return to streets in defiance of military
New Zealand Herald, Conservative daily, Auckland, New Zealand.

‘Premature’ and ‘unrealistic’ to think COVID-19 will end soon, says WHO
Sydney Morning Herald, Centrist daily, Sydney, Australia.

Myanmar Military Sues Suu Kyi and President with Further Charges
The Irrawaddy, Independent News Media Group, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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Americas

Wall Street optimism is close to flashing its first sell signal since 2007, Bank of America says
Business Insider, New York, N.Y, U.S.

Prince Philip transferred to different London hospital for infection treatment
Canadian Broadcasting Centre, Toronto, Ontario.

Daily Illinois coronavirus graphs: 20 new deaths, 1,143 new confirmed and probable cases and 42,234 new test results. The statewide positivity rate for cases is 2.4%.
Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

“Homeland or Death” resounds honoring Cuba’s independence struggle
Granma, Havana, Cuba.

Twitter users have a field day with Ted Cruz campaign slogans
Houston Chronicle, Houston, Texas, U.S.

McManus: The dumbest thing Ted Cruz said last week. Hint: It wasn't about his Mexico trip
Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Gov. Cuomo is on the verge of being done for good
New York Post, New York, NY, U.S.

States easing virus restrictions despite experts' warnings
Star Tribune, Minnesota, U.S.

Texas electricity provider files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after devastating winter storm, power blackout
The Arizona Republic, Arizona, U.S.

Garland’s AG nomination clears Senate committee
The Mercury News, San Jose, California, U.S.

Everything you can eat and drink at SeaWorld San Diego’s Seven Seas Food Festival
The Orange County Register, Santa Ana, California, U.S.

Despite a 10-year-old law, RCMP says the world’s biggest porn website has never told it about any suspicious videos
Toronto Star, Toronto, Ontario.

How many got the COVID-19 shot?
USA Today, Virginia, U.S.

Africa

Covax: Ivory Coast and Ghana begin mass Covid vaccination rollouts
BBC News, Centrist newscaster, London, England.

Your letter to the media affront to free speech – NDC to Judicial Service
GhanaWeb, Online news portal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

As a doctor in a European refugee camp, I found deep neglect and xenophobia
Irin News, Humanitarian news and analysis, Nairobi, Kenya.

The 6th Celebration of Zero Discrimination Day: Ending Inequalities!
Sudan Tribune, Khartoum, Sudan.