The hoarding of Covid-19 vaccines by rich countries is not only unethical but will also prolong the pandemic, UN health chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned on Monday in Geneva.
Austria has extended and tightened its lockdown, as the coronavirus situation grows more serious with the spread of the new, more infectious British strain.
North Rhine-Westphalia premier Armin Laschet has been elected party leader of Germany’s conservative Christian Democrats, defeating wealthy corporate lawyer Friedrich Merz in a run-off.
Leading Russian dissident Alexei Navalny, who blames the Kremlin for poisoning him, is planning to return to Moscow this Sunday.
The arrest of thousands of people in Turkey due to their links to the faith-based Gülen movement is highlighted in the latest report by the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW), which described the arrests as based on bogus terrorism...
The speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, said outgoing President Donald Trump “must go” as the chamber debates whether to impeach him for his role in last week’s deadly Capitol siege.
Twitter has banned more than 70,000 accounts linked to the QAnon conspiracy movement following the storming of the US Capitol, the social network announced on Tuesday.
British-Swedish producer AstraZeneca has applied for conditional EU authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Tuesday.