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The News Roundup — International

A giant container ship ran aground in the Suez Canal after a gust of wind blew it off course, the vessel's operator said, bringing marine traffic to a halt along one of the world's busiest trade routes.
A giant container ship ran aground in the Suez Canal after a gust of wind blew it off course, the vessel's operator said, bringing marine traffic to a halt along one of the world's busiest trade routes.

AstraZeneca faces more questions about side effects and efficacy. One place where cases are plummeting is Israel; more than half of the country has now had two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the highest percentage of any nation worldwide. And we, like everybody else, are wondering about why a massive container ship is causing headaches in the Suez Canal – and far beyond.

— The New York Times (@nytimes) March 24, 2021

We get to all that and more, on the global edition of the News Roundup.

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