Over the weekend in Kabul, an Afghan traditional council, known as the Loya Jirga, agreed to free the final 400 imprisoned Taliban, paving the way for an early start to negotiations between Afghanistan’s warring sides.
US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says it’s important to have transparent data on the vaccine to prove its safety and efficacy.
The ship, MV Wakashio, owned by Nagashiki Shipping and operated by Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd, ran onto the reef on July 25, and the resulting oil leak has raised fears of a major ecological crisis in the Indian Ocean island.
The notice, published in the U.S. Federal Register, says that goods produced in Hong Kong and imported into the U.S. must be marked to indicate their origin is China.
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya previously dismissed the official results of Sunday's election showing authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko winning a sixth term by a landslide.
The man, who worked as a delivery driver was sentenced to four years and three months' jail on one charge of aggravated outrage of modesty.
The United States' fumbling response to the pandemic is casting doubt on its economic prospects and making it one of the chief risks to a global rebound.
Greece will be requesting an emergency meeting of the European Union's Foreign Affairs Council, the prime minister's office announced following a meeting between Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias.
TikTok, owned by China’s ByteDance, is already under investigation over privacy concerns by U.S., European Union and Dutch authorities.
Beijing has been ratcheting up pressure on Taiwan, but that’s just one area in which its increasingly assertive foreign policy and the accompanying push-back from Washington have taxed diplomacy on both sides.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the nation's largest city, will be moved to Level 3 from midday Wednesday, meaning that people will be asked to stay at home
Israeli media reported that more than 30 fires were set around border communities by balloons carrying incendiary devices launched from Gaza.
Many states also questioned whether they could afford the additional $100 per week in the face of sharply reduced tax revenue.
A Sharia court in Nigeria has sentenced a singer to death by hanging for blasphemy. The 22-year-old musician might appeal the verdict.
The Trump administration announced Monday that it has identified radio spectrum used for radar defense systems that can be shared with commercial telecommunications providers without compromising national security.
Russia Coronavirus (Covid-19) Vaccine: The move paves the way for mass inoculation even as the final stages of clinical trials to test safety and efficacy continue.
Across South Africa and around the world, the pandemic has disrupted the supply of antiretroviral drugs, endangering the lives of many of the more than 24 million people globally who take the medications that suppress the HIV virus.
Trump’s lawyers said Monday that the request for tax records dating back to 2011 was retaliatory after the president’s company, the Trump Organization, disputed the scope of a subpoena seeking records from June 1, 2015, through Sept 20, 2018.
David Chen, the co-founder of Sea Ltd. is now worth $1.3 billion, joining fellow co-founders Forrest Li and Gang Ye among Singapore’s wealthiest individuals.
In an interview, Dr Anthony Fauci, who has also been involved with White House’s “Operation Warp Speed” vaccine program, said it may take until well into 2021 for vaccines to reach the much of the general public.
Hong Kong police arrested Lai and several of his top executives on Monday and sent hundreds of officers to search the Apple Daily offices, a demonstration of the broad potential for the new national security law to silence criticism and dissent beyond pro-democracy protests and activism.
Global Coronavirus Updates: Till now, 734,243 have succumbed to the disease and over 11 million people have seen recoveries.
“I’m much more inclined to do it sometime after the election. ... We could do it through teleconference or we could do it through a meeting,” the Republican president said at White House news conference.
For the first time since last week’s blast, two ships docked at Beirut’s port on Monday including one carrying grain, according to state media.
One of the latest departures came Sunday, when California's public health director, Dr. Sonia Angell, was ousted following a technical glitch that caused a delay in reporting hundreds of thousands of virus test results.