Algeria’s former president Bouteflika dies at 84

In this file photo taken on Nov 23, 2017 Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seen heading to vote at a polling station in Algiers as Algeria goes to the polls for local elections. (RYAD KRAMDI / AFP) ALGIERS - Former Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika has died at 84, the presidency...

Children dying of COVID-19 in South Africa often also have HIV

Children play on a dusty field outside their homes in the Diepsloot Township north of Johannesburg, South Africa, Aug 26, 2021. (DENIS FARRELL / AP) WASHINGTON / LONDON / MADRID / BRUSSELS / NAIROBI / RABAT / TRIPOLI / ROME / OTTAWA / BRASILIA / AMSTERDAM / VIENNA / ADDIS ABABA / SARAJEVO - South Africa should consider vaccinating...

Red Cross: Coronavirus compounds climate disasters

In this Aug 18, 2021 photo, people injured in a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that happened on Aug 14 and their relatives crowd in an emergency room at the Saint Antoine hospital in Jeremie, Haiti. (MATIAS DELACROIX/AP) SINGAPORE - The coronavirus has made it harder for authorities to respond to disasters caused...