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Venezuela's academy of medicine asks U.S. to donate Covid-19 vaccines

“The amount of vaccines that have arrived to Venezuela ... represents less than 10% of what Venezuela needs," the country's main academy of medicine said in a statement.
Image: Vaccination Of Elderly Adults In Caracas, Venezuela
Image: Vaccination Of Elderly Adults In Caracas, Venezuela
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28 killed as Israel, Hamas exchange fire and unrest spreads beyond Jerusalem

Israel would "increase both the intensity of the attacks and the rate of attacks," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
Image: Flames and smoke rise during Israeli air strikes amid a flare-up of Israel-Palestinian violence, in the southern Gaza Strip
Image: Flames and smoke rise during Israeli air strikes amid a flare-up of Israel-Palestinian violence, in the southern Gaza Strip
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U.K. to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy and provide more support

The discredited procedure, sometimes referred to as ex-gay therapy, aims to change or suppress a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
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At least 9 people, including 7 children, killed in shooting at Russian school

“We have lost seven children,” the head of the region where the attack took place said. “They died here on the third floor.”
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At least 7 students killed and 22 injured in Russian school shooting

At least seven students were killed and 22 injured after a gunman attacked a school in the Russian city of Kazan. NBC News’ Matt Bodner breaks down who could be behind the attack and how the Kremlin is responding. 
At least 7 students killed and 22 injured in Russian school shooting
At least 7 students killed and 22 injured in Russian school shooting

'Americans are not safe': In Uganda, a plea as vaccine shortages prolong pandemic

https://www.nbcnews.com/specials/uganda-covid-vaccine-struggle/index.html
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Image: Vaccinations in Uganda

Palestinian activist says group feels ‘humiliated’ and under ‘oppression’

Militant groups in the Gaza Strip have fired dozens of rockets into Israel and Israeli forces have been carrying out airstrikes inside Gaza. NBC News spoke with an activist who described the feeling among Palestinians after hundreds were injured at the holiest site for Muslims in Jerusalem.
Palestinian activist says group feels ‘humiliated’ and under ‘oppression’
Palestinian activist says group feels ‘humiliated’ and under ‘oppression’

Children return to class in Kabul after deadly attack on girls' school

“We are strong girls and we will continue like that,” one girl tells NBC News’ Richard Engel of her resolve to continue her education after the deadly attack on a girls’ school in Kabul this weekend. 
Children return to class in Kabul after deadly attack on girls' school
Children return to class in Kabul after deadly attack on girls' school

Blinken: Attacks ‘need to stop immediately’ amid Gaza Strip, Jerusalem tensions

Israeli missiles killed at least 20 people in the Gaza Strip, according to Gaza health officials. The attack came after Hamas militants launched rockets toward Jerusalem. Tensions have been boiling for weeks.
Blinken: Attacks ‘need to stop immediately’ amid Gaza Strip, Jerusalem tensions
Blinken: Attacks ‘need to stop immediately’ amid Gaza Strip, Jerusalem tensions

Travel restrictions are changing. See which countries are open to Americans.

NBC News is tracking travel restrictions for U.S. citizens in countries around the world.

U.S. ship fires 30 warning shots as Iranian speedboats get close

The incident comes days after the U.S. intercepted thousands of weapons from Iran in the North Arabian Sea that were bound for the Houthi rebels in Yemen.
The patrol boat United States Coast Guard Cutter Maui navigates through the Arabian Gulf on Jan. 24, 2019.
The patrol boat United States Coast Guard Cutter Maui navigates through the Arabian Gulf on Jan. 24, 2019.