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Italy takes in National Geographic’s green-eyed ‘Afghan Girl’

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Rome, Italy Reuters Italy has given safe haven to Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed “Afghan Girl” whose 1985 photo in National Geographic became a symbol of her country’s wars, Prime Minister Mario Draghi’s office said on Thursday. The government intervened after Gula asked for help to leave Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover of the country in […]

G20 leaders endorse tax deal, pledge more vaccines for the poor

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Rome, ItalyReuters Leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies endorsed on Saturday a global minimum tax aimed at stopping big business from hiding profits in tax havens, and also agreed to get more COVID vaccines to poorer nations. Attending their first in-person summit in two years, G20 leaders broadly backed calls to extend debt relief […]