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Dalai Lama Receives COVID Vaccine, Encourages Others

The Dalai Lama, the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, left his home on Saturday to receive his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and promote vaccination against the coronavirus, in what was his first public appearance in over a year. The 85-year-old scrapped plans to...

Desmond Tutu on Covid-19 vaccines: we can, and must, do more

Statement from the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation on March 5, 2021: More must be done, immediately, to ensure lower-income countries have faster access to  Covid-19 vaccines, diagnostic tools and treatments. By mid-January, more than seven billion Covid-19...

Putin, Biden Should Aim For More Arms Curbs: Gorbachev

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on Saturday urged Russian President Vladimir Putin and new US President Joe Biden to push for deeper restrictions on nuclear weapons. Tensions soared between the two nations under previous US leader Donald Trump, fuelled by...

Boys State: Reflecting America’s Future in its Youth

By José Ramos-Horta Former President of Timor-Leste, 1996 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate The film Boys State is not easy to watch for the first hour. A thousand or so male high school students in Texas are brought together in a one-week camp to learn about city, county...