AP Top Extended International Headlines at 11:51 p.m. EST

Nigerian security officials say jihadis linked to the Islamic State group have attacked the northeastern town of Dikwa and humanitarian posts there

Chinese leaders are focusing on their long-term goal of making China a technology power at this year’s highest-profile political event, the meeting of its ceremonial legislature, amid tension with Washington and Europe over trade, Hong Kong and human rights

China’s vaccine diplomacy campaign has been a surprising success: It has pledged roughly half a billion doses of its vaccines to more than 45 countries, according to a country-by-country tally by The Associated Press

Police in Myanmar repeatedly used tear gas and rubber bullets against crowds protesting last month’s coup

Myanmar’s U.N. ambassador insists he remains his country’s permanent representative to the United Nations despite a military coup he strongly condemns

A new report by the Geneva-based Insecurity Insight and the University of California, Berkeley’s Human Rights Center has identified more than 1,100 threats or acts of violence against health care workers and facilities last year

Italian health officials say the variant of the coronavirus discovered in Britain is prevalent among the country’s infected schoolchildren and warn that the curve of contagion is showing signs of “robust” uptick

The health minister of Canada’s most populous province says Ontario seniors won’t receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine since there’s limited data on its effectiveness in older populations

After the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster a decade ago, nearby farmers weren’t allowed to grow crops for two years because of radiation

Mexico’s Senate has passed an electrical energy bill that favors government-owned generating plants that largely run on fossil fuels, putting renewable and private plants at the back of the line for purchasing power