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The News Roundup — International

A South Africa flag is waved ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group C match between Algeria and Slovenia at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane, South Africa.
A South Africa flag is waved ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group C match between Algeria and Slovenia at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane, South Africa.

Following the amassment of Russian troops on the country’s border with Ukraine, President Joe Biden spent two hours on a call with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin is concerned about NATO expanding its sphere of influence. Biden wants troops away from the border.

The World Health Organization reported COVID-19 cases in South Africa more than doubled last week as Omicron spreads.

And a U.K. court ruled that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to the U.S.

We cover the most important stories from around the globe on the international portion of the News Roundup.

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