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OPEC+ meets under pressure from Biden and Omicron

OPEC+ oil producers meet Thursday under pressure from US President Joe Biden, who has opened up his country's taps hoping to bring down crude prices, and a new COVID-19 variant that has complicated the equation.

Woods rules out 'full-time' return to golf

The 45-year-old former world number one suffered compound fractures in his right leg after a car he was driving in a Los Angeles suburb in February veered off the road and flipped several times.

30 South African white rhino relocated to Rwanda

The majestic animals, which can weigh up to two tons, travelled some 3,400km from South Africa's Phinda Private Game Reserve as part of a programme to replenish the species' population, decimated by poaching since the 1970s.

China's Xi promises Africa 1 billion COVID vaccine doses

In a speech made via videolink to a China-Africa summit near Senegal's capital Dakar, China's President Xi Jinping said his country would donate 600 million doses directly. A further 400 million doses would come from other sources.