Israel takes aim at Hamas militants’ tunnels in Gaza

The Israeli military has put the number of militants killed in Israeli attacks at between 80 and 90

Human error and worst-case scenarios blamed for chipmaking disruption

Plant shut down after a technician accidentally flipped the wrong switch, state-run utility Taiwan Power says

Fear, mistrust grow as Gaza crisis divides Jews and Arabs in Israeli city

Residents in Acre, a mixed Arab and Jewish city, say they are frightened to leave home amid reports of youths attacking each other

‘Covid Zero’ havens prolong strict measures as world opens up

Regions maintain stringent border curbs and try to stamp out single-digit flare-ups amid slow vaccine rollout

Why Russia is battling to make its Sputnik V vaccine

Lack of equipment and dearth of experienced staff weigh on companies

Fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks, says US CDC

New guidance is the most significant shift in federal Covid-19 policy since the start of the pandemic

Cuba starts mass inoculations with own Covid-19 shot without regulatory nod

Cuban vaccine producers expect emergency use authorisation in June, while government says it wants to get a head start on curbing infections

David Cameron denies Greensill lobbying driven by ‘generous’ package

Former British prime minister tells parliamentary committee he had ‘a big economic investment’ in Greensill, but it was not his motive to help now-collapsed ...

Draghi waives salary to serve unpaid as Italian premier

The job paid €115,000 when his predecessor Giuseppe Conte held the post, though Conte opted to take only 80%

Germany bucks birth trend with rise nine months after its first lockdown

As birth rates fall in the US and China, Germany records a rise

Thousands of mosques destroyed in China’s Xinjiang region

Beijing denies claims that mosques have been targeted in a crackdown

Fuel starts flowing again after cyberattack paralysis

Colonial Pipeline resumes pumping after a six-day outage

Johnson faces Tory rebellion over housing

Prime minister's plans for changing house building laws prompts anger in his party

Israel plunged into communal violence

Arabs and Jews engage in clashes as violence spreads throughout the country

Zimbabwe reintroduces rhinos in Gonarezhou park

President says bringing back black and white rhinos is a momentous conservation achievement

Hamas’s offensive makes less military sense than ever

Most militaries try to protect civilians — Hamas’s actively exploits them

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