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Omicron coverage in overdrive

Video Duration 26 minutes 00 seconds 26:00 From: The Listening Post The new coronavirus variant has driven frenzied coverage –…

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Can the global economy battle through another COVID-19 setback?

Video Duration 26 minutes 00 seconds 26:00 From: Counting the Cost A new coronavirus variant has forced governments to impose…

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Gambians vote in first presidential election since Jammeh era

Saturday’s voting will be closely watched as a test of the democratic transition in the country, where Jammeh ruled for…

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Oil set for 6th straight weekly decline as Omicron jolts markets

Crude has dropped sharply since October as consuming nations have tapped their reserves and a new coronavirus variant has emerged.…

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America and China opened the door for African coups to return

The most recent coup in Sudan has been modified – not undone – by General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan’s reappointment of…

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Twitter removes nearly 3,500 ‘state-backed’ propaganda accounts

Most of the accounts were linked to the Chinese Communist Party’s narrative over its treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang. Twitter…

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New York becomes fourth US state to confirm Omicron: Live

Five cases confirmed, as US announces new measures to help curb the spread of the variant including boosters. New York…

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Libyan court reinstates Saif Gaddafi as presidential candidate

The son of Libya’s longtime ruler Muammar Gaddafi has been given the go-ahead to run in the country’s upcoming presidential…

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OPEC+ sticks with current oil production plan, despite Omicron

OPEC+ is sticking with its current plan to adjust crude output by an additional 400,000 barrels a day in January.…

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‘No need to panic’: AU health body calls for calm over Omicron

The head of the African Union’s health watchdog urges moderation in the world’s reaction to the new coronavirus variant. The…

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