[an error occurred while processing the directive]

Stories about World

Feb 20 2021

Biden rolling out plan for $4 billion global vaccine effort

That "unprecedented acceleration of global inequality" was paving the way for "a war of influence over vaccines", Macron said, and playing into the hands of Russian F...

Feb 20 2021

FBI, US Attorney probing Cuomo's nursing home death scandal

Assemblyman Fred Thiele, from Sag Harbor, says it's time to take away the special emergency powers Gov. Cuomo was given when the pandemic began. The brothers were both ...

Feb 17 2021

Winter weather remains as freezing rain in forecast Wednesday, Thursday

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for Davidson and Williamson Counties until 6 AM CST Tuesday morning . She also said if ice does come to south-central Pa.it wou...

Feb 17 2021

Fans to return to Australian Open? Victoria`s premier Daniel Andrews clarifies

But the problems with the Australian Open have underlined the difficulties of holding large sporting events during a pandemic, including the much more complex Tokyo Oly...

Feb 17 2021

Mary Robinson says she was 'horribly tricked' over Dubai princess

She was then injected with a tranquilizer and she lost consciousness until the private plane in which she was transferred landed in Dubai, the best known of the seven em...

Feb 16 2021

Climate Activist Disha Ravi's Arrest Finds Voice in Guwahati

Social activists and environmentalists called for immediate release of climate activist Disha Ravi who was arrested in the " toolkit " document case, asking the gover...

Feb 16 2021

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi detained on remand until Feb 17, says lawyer

As well as the demonstrations around the country, the military is facing a strike by government workers, part of a civil disobedience movement that is crippling many fu...

Feb 14 2021

Children as young as six to take part in coronavirus vaccine trial

Shots are given by the pharmacy and are set up similar to when a flu shot is administered. "It's just really important to all staff, and families, and residents that we a...

Feb 13 2021

Japan expected to approve Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine soon

Ardern said the government expects to start offering the vaccine to border and managed isolation facility workers on February 20. As Japan gears up for a Covid-19 vacci...

Feb 05 2021

Navalny case: France's Macron 'strongly condemns' Russian Federation expelling Germany, Sweden, Poland diplomats

Shortly after his return to Russia, Mr Navalny released a YouTube video featuring an opulent Black Sea palace which, he alleged, was a Russian billionaires' gift to the p...

Feb 05 2021

Liz Cheney to Stay in Leadership Position After Bitter GOP Debate

Media Matters for America , a web-based non-profit that monitors the USA media, also reported , with the accompanying screenshot below, that Greene has posted support ...

Feb 05 2021

USS McCain transits Taiwan Strait in first such mission under Biden

Banks, who serves on the House Armed Services Committee, said gains made in relation to China under President Donald Trump are being erased by Biden. "Yang's message ...

Feb 05 2021

Biden stimulus checks are one step closer: Here's the latest

Tom Tierney, 65, of Richland, Washington, voted for Biden in November and said he's skeptical about Republicans' willingness to work with the new president. Now, afte...

Feb 05 2021

Russian Federation in talks with German company to produce its Covid vaccine

The companies are pushing AstraZeneca's vaccine efficacy up from 62.1 percent by combining it with a Sputnik V component. Phase III trials for the vaccine in India are ...

Feb 04 2021

Uganda: Bobi Wine files election challenge in court

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine has approached the Supreme Court to challenge President Yoweri Museveni's election victory. The 38-year-old singer-turned-lawmak...

Feb 03 2021

Russian coronavirus vaccine achieves over 90 percent efficacy: Lancet

The Sputnik V vaccine was given a green light on Tuesday by scientists in Russian Federation after its scientists said it was found to be 92% effective based on peer-revi...

Feb 03 2021

House Dems make case for conviction; Trump denies charges

Kaine, however, offered a caveat by leaving the possibility of reviving the effort to censure Trump open if there is a "path to success" after the impeachment trial that ...

Feb 03 2021

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents shot serving warrant in Florida

ET, in an apartment complex in the Water Terrace community in Sunrise , a city west of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County. The suspect also died at some point during th...

Feb 03 2021

Six Dead In Oklahoma Shooting

Police were expected to release more information later Tuesday. Inside the home, officers found four children and a man dead, along with an injured child and the injure...

Feb 03 2021

Over 5,100 arrested at pro-Navalny protests across Russia

The head of Russia's Human Rights Council, Valery Fadeyev, called Sunday's events a "provocation" and said they have "nothing to do with protecting rights", news agency T...