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 Britain and the European Union cautioned each other on Monday that time was running out for a Brexit trade

UK authorizes Pfizer vaccine for emergency use

Pfizer and BioNTech say they've won permission Wednesday for

Around 37,000 Americans die of COVID-19 in November

Nearly 37,000 fatalities reported in November who died ofCOVID-19, the most in any month since the dark early

Top US lawyer refutes Trump election fraud claims

US Attorney General William Barr says his justice department

Boko Haram claims Nigeria farm massacre as toll rises to 76

The Boko Haram jihadist group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a brutal massacre of

COVID-19 worsens Europe's inequalities in yet another way

 "It's time to become a mum," was the push-notification hundreds of Portuguese women received on their cell phones last

WB warns of 'prolonged depression' in Lebanon

 Lebanon's economy faces an "arduous and prolonged depression," with real GPD projected to plunge by nearly 20% because its

Japan to keep funding tourism campaign

 Japan plans to keep setting aside money to promote domestic tourism and dining out in its next stimulus package,

Germany vows that virus vaccines will be safe

 Germany's science minister says the same safety standards are being applied in the approval process for coronavirus vaccines as

Inclusion of people with disabilities 'a goal worth fighting for': Guterres

Achieving a world where all people have equal access

Azerbaijan army enters last district handed over by Armenia

Azerbaijan said Tuesday its forces had entered the Lachin district, the last of three

'Fishing could sink EU-UK trade talks'

 Fishing is the most difficult remaining issue in trade talks between Britain and the European Union and has the

Nursing homes should get COVID-19 vaccine first

 France's top health advisory body said on Monday it had recommended COVID-19 vaccinations should target retirement homes residents and

Plan for tunnel under heritage site challenged

 A legal challenge is being launched to halt government plans for a two-mile tunnel under Stonehenge that will cut

AstraZeneca's messaging warrants a review, too

 AstraZeneca's vaccine home run is in danger of turning into a curveball. The $134 billion drug giant is planning

Congress returns with virus aid

 After months of shadowboxing amid a tense and toxic campaign, Capitol Hill's main players are returning for one final,

Sri Lankan prison riot leaves 6 inmates dead, 35 injured

Six inmates were killed and 35 others were injured when guardsopened fire to control a riot at a

Biden chooses an all-female senior White House press team

President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, reflecting

Suspected extremists kill at least 40 farmers in Nigeria

Suspected members of the Islamic militant group Boko Haram

UK concerned over Iran situation, awaiting full facts on scientist killing

British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday he was concerned about the situation in Iran and wider region

Thai protesters challenge king's military command

Thai anti-government protesters challenged on Sunday King Maha Vajiralongkorn's personal control over some army units to condemn the military's

South Korea bans year-end parties, some music lessons

South Korean authorities announced a ban on year-end parties and some music lessons on Sunday and said public saunas

Canada blocks exports of some drugs in response to Trump import plan

Canada on Saturday blocked bulk exports of prescription drugs if they would create a shortage at home, in response

Independence is in clear sight, says Scotland's first minister

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Saturday said she had "never been more certain" of achieving independence, with Britain's

Ethiopian PM claims capture of Tigray capital

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says government forces are now "fully in control" of Mekelle, the capital of the

Rockets target Eritrea capital after Ethiopia declares victory in Tigray

Rockets launched from Ethiopia's northern Tigray region targeted the capital of Eritrea several hours after Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy

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