A total of 219 pregnant women and women with children under six years of age were arbitrarily detained or arrested over their suspected links to the Gülen movement, which is accused by the Turkish government of masterminding a failed coup...
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s evolution over the past six years has been a very sharp wake-up call for the United States, US President Joe Biden’s nominee for director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) told Congress on Wednesday.
The West African nation of Ghana on Wednesday became the first country to receive Covid-19 vaccines from the humanitarian vaccine distribution mechanism Covax.
The wife of former Mexican drug boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was arrested in Virginia on Monday on charges of drug trafficking, the US Department of Justice said.
The head of the World Health Organization on Monday chastized high-income countries for undermining the international Covax initiative when trying to secure Covid-19 vaccines for their own populations.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was among those at the front of the vaccination queue on Sunday, receiving a Covid-19 jab ahead of the start of the country’s national roll-out.
World leaders stepped up their commitments on Friday to fighting the pandemic by speeding up the roll-out of vaccinations across the globe amid the growing threat posed by new mutations of the deadly coronavirus.
US President Joe Biden has pledged up to four billion dollars to support the Covax programme to share Covid-19 vaccines fairly between richer and poorer countries.