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The News Roundup — International

A boat sails past the Tokyo Olympic Rings.
A boat sails past the Tokyo Olympic Rings.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting to keep his position while a coalition from across the political spectrum works to form a government in Israel.

COVID-19 cases in some countries are on the rise.Malaysia enters its second pandemic lockdown while Brazil struggles to get its population vaccinated. Meanwhile, the United Kingdom reported zero coronavirus deaths for the first time since early 2020.

Despite low vaccination rates in Japan, athletes are headed to the country to compete in the upcoming Olympics.

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

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