The Democratic Party will gain a seat in the US Senate later this week, as Arizona on Monday certified the results of the recent election while also giving the state’s electoral votes to the Democratic nominee, president-elect Joe Biden.
Global novel coronavirus infection numbers fell last week for the first time since September, but these gains must be preserved through the year-end festivities, UN health chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmen has declared an end to the military offensive on Tigray, although observers suggested on Sunday that this might not spell the end of the conflict.
Around 60 to 70 per cent of population needs to be immunized against the novel coronavirus to curb infections, according to a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official.
International investigators have detained 45 people in an unprecedented raid against a suspected drug ring in Brazil, Dubai and several European countries.
US President Donald Trump granted a full pardon to Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser who had pleaded guilty about lying to federal investigators about contact with a Russian official.
Poland and Hungary should challenge the EU budget conditionality mechanism at the top EU court, rather than block the agreement over the EU budget and coronavirus recovery fund, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday.
The Scottish Parliament on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation making period products freely available to all.