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Massachusetts Institute of Technology People frequently try to participate in political processes, from organizing to hold government to account for providing quality health care and education to participating in elections. But sometimes these systems are set up in a way that makes it difficult for people and government to engage effectively with each other. How …

Babar’s record T20 score for Pakistan, including 15 fours and four sixes off 59 balls, came a day after he became the top ranked one-day batsman. Reuters | UPDATED ON APR 14, 2021 09:59 PM IST Captain Babar Azam hit a record-breaking 122 to lead Pakistan to an impressive nine-wicket victory over hosts South Africa …

Coronavirus fragments have been found in wastewater in a Melbourne suburb, prompting a warning to residents. Victoria Health tweeted that the fragments had been discovered in Ringwood. Anybody who has lived in or visited the suburbs of Bayswater, Bayswater North, Boronia, Croydon, Croydon North, Croydon South, Heathmont, Kilsyth, Kilsyth South, Montrose, Ringwood, Ringwood East, Sassafras, …

The town of Palma in Cabo Delgado province was attacked by Islamist insurgents on Wednesday, according to multiple sources contacted by CNN. Witnesses reported seeing bodies in the streets after the insurgents, believed to be affiliated with the terrorist group ISIS, attacked Palma from three directions, Human Rights Watch said on Saturday. Dozens of people …

Thousands of people have fled Palma after the attack on Wednesday, according to human rights groups, while the fate of dozens of people who had taken refuge in a local hotel remains unclear. Video from Thursday obtained by CNN shows helicopters flown by military contractors deployed by the government passing over a hotel lodge an …

The Ever Given, a container ship almost as long as the Empire State Building is tall, ran aground in the Egyptian canal on Tuesday after being caught in 40-knot winds and a sandstorm. It is now hoped that tug boats can make use of the winds and tides Saturday to dislodge the 224,000-ton ship, the …

The World Health Organization (WHO) is carrying out further investigations into the individual who appears to have had the virus lay dormant in their body. This would suggest infections may persist once people recover and have the potential to start a future outbreak. International researchers, including a team at the University of Conakry in Guinea, …

Doctors Without Borders says health facilities have been “looted, vandalized and destroyed in a deliberate and widespread attack on health care” in Ethiopia’s embattled region of Tigray By RODNEY MUHUMUZA Associated Press March 15, 2021, 6:34 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KAMPALA, Uganda — Health facilities in Ethiopia’s …

GUSAU, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of Nigerian girls abducted last week from a boarding school in the country’s northwest have been released, a state governor said Tuesday, as the West African nation faces a spate of school kidnappings. The girls, ages 10 and up, dressed in light blue hijabs and barefoot, packed into Zamfara state’s …