The world received more frightening reminders of the pandemic’s worsening danger as Britain’s daily death toll reached a record, Germany looked set to tighten its partial lockdown and two Australian Open players tested positive.
Denmark on Tuesday announced it would include homeless people among those given priority for Covid-19 vaccines, after calls from charities and officials to care for the vulnerable group.
FBI is investigating a former lover’s accusation the woman stole a laptop from House Speaker Pelosi to sell to Russia.
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jan 19 (IPS) – A long-running gag says “in Zimbabwe there is freedom of speech, but no freedom after the speech”. But for journalists and activists who have been forced to endure nights in the country’s overcrowded and filthy holdi…
President Donald Trump spent his last full day in the White House mulling pardons and President-elect Joe Biden was set to arrive in Washington ahead of an inauguration that his predecessor, in a final break with tradition, will snub.
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has warned the Iran nuclear deal is at a “critical juncture”, as Tehran’s moves to breach it threaten efforts to get the US back on board.
NEW YORK, Jan 19 (IPS) – Two events generated significant interest and global solidarity in the final days of December 2020. A court in Saudi Arabia handed down a five years and eight months sentence to activist Loujain Al-Hathloul for publicly suppor…
Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the Davos Agenda of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and deliver a speech via video link on January 25, the Chinese Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday.
A humanitarian organization says some 10 million children in war-ravaged Afghanistan are at risk of not having enough food to eat in 2021, and is calling for billions in new funds for aid
President-elect Joe Biden’s national security Cabinet may be bare on Day One of his presidency