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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2020 file photo, Stephanie Williams, Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission speaks during a news conference in Tunis, Tunisia. Williams said Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, an advisory committee of the Libyan Pol…

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El canciller venezolano Jorge Arreaza habla en una conferencia de prensa sobre un fallo de un tribunal de Estados Unidos que autoriza la venta de acciones de la empresa matriz de Citgo en Venezuela, en el Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores en Caracas, Venezuela, el sábado 16 de enero de 2021.

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Fotografía tomada con velocidad de obturación lenta de lava caliente fluyendo desde el cráter del Monte Merapi en Sleman, Indonesia, la madrugada del sábado 9 de enero de 2021. Merapi es uno de los más volátiles de los más de 120 volcanes del país.

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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019 file photo, residents of a refugee camp gather around the burned remains of makeshift structures, in Genena, Sudan. Sudanese authorities on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, imposed a round-the-clock curfew in the entire West Darfur province after tribal clashes between A…

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BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party chose Armin Laschet, the pragmatic governor of Germany’s most populous state, as its new leader Saturday. The choice sent a signal of continuity months before an election in which voters will decide who becomes the new chancellor.

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s electoral commission said Saturday that President Yoweri Museveni won a sixth five-year term, extending his rule to four decades, while top opposition challenger Bobi Wine dismissed “cooked-up, fraudulent results” and officials struggled to explain how polling…

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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2020 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a Security Council meeting at United Nations headquarters. Abbas has announced that the first presidential and parliamentary elections since 2006 will be held later in 2021. The voting is seen as a key…

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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2020 file photo, Palestinians burn pictures of U.S. President Donald Trump, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan and and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a protest against the United Arab Emirates' deal with Israel, in the West Bank city…

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FILE - In this March 27, 2019 file photo, Hamas' supreme leader Ismail Haniyeh tours the site of a destroyed building, in Gaza City. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has announced that the first presidential and parliamentary elections since 2006 will be held later in 2021. The voting is …

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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2012, file photo, senior Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti appears at Jerusalem's court. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has announced that the first presidential and parliamentary elections since 2006 will be held later in 2021. The voting is seen as a key step in me…

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Shimray Wungreichon, 43, holds a syringe after administering a shot to an elderly patient, while being the only nurse on overnight shift in the emergency ward at the District Hospital in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Wungreichon was among the fir…

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Shimray Wungreichon, 43, right, prepares to administer a shot to a patient at the District Hospital where she is the single nurse on overnight duty at the emergency ward, in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Wungreichon was among the first of many In…

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Shimray Wungreichon, 43, left, speaks with a doctor at the District Hospital in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. “This kind of collective fear has never been seen before. Nobody wants to die,” Wungreichon said talking about the COVID-19 pandemic, wh…

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A man walks past a room where oxygen cylinders are stored at the District Hospital in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. This is the only government-run medical facility in the district that caters to a population of 180,000. The country's COVID-19 va…

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A Tangkhul Naga girl leaves a temporary kitchen at the COVID Care Center set up for Ukhrul district in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joi…

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A girl watches a soccer match early morning in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. This small mountain town escaped the worst of the pandemic, which ravaged most of the country, helped by community efforts to stem the virus. But like elsewhere in the…

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An extra face mask hangs by the steering wheel of nurse Shimray Wungreichon, 43, as she drives home from a day at work at the District Hospital in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. For the first three months, she couldn’t hug her three children, fear…

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A girl walks in the courtyard of her house, just below the house of Shimray Wungreichon, 43, who works as a nurse in a government hospital in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. This little mountain town has a single 100-bedded government hospital that…

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Nurse Shimray Wungreichon, 43, sits by a heater as the only nurse on overnight duty at the emergency ward of District Hospital in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Wungreichon, who was among the first of many Indian health workers to be vaccinated on…

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Nurse Shimray Wungreichon, 43, second left, stands in the lawn of the campus where her family lives, along with her husband and three children, a few hours before being administered the COVID-19 vaccine in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. For the …

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Nurse Shimray Wungreichon, 43, speaks to colleagues who will administer her the COVID-19 vaccine at the District Hospital in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. Wungreichon was among the first of many Indian health workers to be vaccinated on Saturda…

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Shimray Wungreichon, 43, looks at the nurse administering her the COVID-19 vaccine at the District Hospital in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. “I am very positive about it," said Wungreichon, a nurse for 14 years who described getting vaccinated …

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A nurse holds up the syringe containing COVID-19 vaccine before administering it to a health worker at the District Hospital in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. Indian authorities hope to give shots to 300 million people, roughly the population of…

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Nurses look at instructions regarding vaccine protocol on a mobile phone after being administered the COVID-19 vaccine at the District Hospital in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely…

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Shimray Wungreichon, 43, smiles into the camera after being administered the COVID-19 vaccine at the District Hospital in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. Vaccine hesitancy has been a major concern as India started inoculating health workers Satur…

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A hospital employee walks past the gate of the District Hospital in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. This is the only government-run medical facility in the district that caters to a population of 180,000. The country's COVID-19 vaccination campaign…

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Nurse Shimray Wungreichon, 43, is reflected on the glass of a booth earlier used for collecting samples to test for COVID-19, at the District Hospital in Ukhrul, in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Wungreichon was among the first of many Indian health workers …

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Like many Brazilian public health experts, Dr. Regina Flauzino spent most of 2020 watching with horror as COVID-19 devastated Brazil. When the opportunity to join the government’s vaccination effort came, she was thrilled: She would be able to share her decades of on-th…

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Saturday launching anti-warship ballistic missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean, state television reported, amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s nuclear program and a U.S. pressure campaign against t…

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A child rests in an abandoned house outside Velika Kladusa, Bosnia, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Temperatures have plummeted way below zero with a spate of extremely cold weather in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees _ including entire families with small children _ have been sleeping …

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Migrants eat in a makeshift camp in a forest outside Velika Kladusa, Bosnia, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Temperatures have plummeted way below zero with a spate of extremely cold weather in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees _ including entire families with small children _ have been …

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A migrant prepares food in a makeshift camp in a forest outside Velika Kladusa, Bosnia, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Temperatures have plummeted way below zero with a spate of extremely cold weather in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees _ including entire families with small children _…

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Migrant children rest in an abandoned house outside Velika Kladusa, Bosnia, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Temperatures have plummeted way below zero with a spate of extremely cold weather in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees _ including entire families with small children _ have been s…

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A migrant rests in a facility for migrants, previously a factory, in Bihac, Bosnia, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Temperatures have plummeted way below zero with a spate of extremely cold weather in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees _ including entire families with small children _ hav…

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Migrants warm by a fire at a makeshift camp in a forest outside Velika Kladusa, Bosnia, Friday Jan. 15, 2021. Temperatures have plummeted way below zero with a spate of extremely cold weather in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees _ including entire families with small children _ …

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CORRECTS DATE Migrants warm themselves by a fire at a makeshift camp in a forest outside Velika Kladusa, Bosnia, Friday Jan. 15, 2021. Temperatures have plummeted way below zero with a spate of extremely cold weather in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees _ including entire famili…

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CORRECTS DATE A migrant walks by a makeshift camp in a forest outside Velika Kladusa, Bosnia, Friday Jan. 15, 2021. Temperatures have plummeted way below zero with a spate of extremely cold weather in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees _ including entire families with small child…

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Migrants warm themselves with a fire at a makeshift camp in a forest outside Velika Kladusa, Bosnia, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Temperatures have plummeted way below zero with a spate of extremely cold weather in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees _ including entire families with sma…

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Migrants rest in an abandoned house outside Velika Kladusa, Bosnia, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Temperatures have plummeted way below zero with a spate of extremely cold weather in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees _ including entire families with small children _ have been sleeping …

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A migrant rests at a facility for migrants, previously a factory, in Bihac, Bosnia, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Temperatures have plummeted way below zero with a spate of extremely cold weather in Bosnia where hundreds of migrants and refugees _ including entire families with small children _ hav…

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Afghan security officers inspect the site of a bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. A sticky bomb attached to an armored police Land Cruiser SUV exploded Saturday in the western part of the capital, Kabul, killing few policemen and wounding another, Kabul police spokes…

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