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UN Security Council adopted a resolution encouraging member states to engage with committee overseeing sanctions on individuals linked to IS and Al-Qaida.
Another 414 have died within 28 days of a positive test, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain to 71,567, the data showed.
Meanwhile, Pfizer said in a statement that it “will closely monitor all reports suggestive of serious allergic reactions following vaccination.”
The military has previously helped organise COVID-19 mass testing in Liverpool, and more recently in Kent to clear the backlog of lorries
Since the rolling out of two COVID-19 vaccines nationwide earlier this month, frontline healthcare workers have been the primary focus to get vaccinated.
US dollar bought 103.83 Japanese yen, higher than 103.57 Japanese yen of the previous session. It was down to 0.8896 Swiss franc from 0.8903 Swiss franc
The litigation asked Texas-based federal judge to grant Pence “exclusive authority and sole discretion” to decide which electoral votes from a given state should be counted.
The offenders, identified as Khasan and Hussein, were brothers from the Russian Republic of Ingushetia, and they moved to Chechnya in 2012
Public Health Agency increased its efforts to monitor new coronavirus strain and aims to test everyone who has arrived in Sweden from the UK since October
To bring life back to normal, countries such as Britain, China, Germany, Russia and the US are racing against time to develop coronavirus vaccines.
IS suspects planned to detonate an explosive device near an administrative building of law enforcement agencies and launch an armed attack on police
The post-Brexit trade deal will need the approval of the European Parliament, the British Parliament and the EU’s 27 member states.
The Élysée Palace, the official residence of the French President, announced, on Thursday, that President Emmanuel Macron can now end his quarantine, following his earlier positive diagnosis with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
A group of Taliban insurgents were gathered in Nawa district to attack security checkpoints, but the military planes targeted them in pre-emptive action
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 143.56 points, or 0.54 percent, from Wednesday to close the day at 26,668.35.
The United Nations General Assembly, acting without a vote, has adopted a resolution proclaiming 4 February as the International Day of Human Fraternity. The resolution aims to promote interreligious and intercultural dialogue. The Egyptian mission to the United Nations in New York, in cooperation with delegations from the United Arab Emirates and other friendly countries, …
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The victims were meeting at a home to participate in a Quranic lecture, which is a regular Friday activity for Muslims, in Gilan district, about 120 km away from Ghazni.
On Friday, the French president Emmanuel Macron said in a live video on Twitter that he was doing fine but was working at a slower pace.
Also on Thursday, EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier noted that “good progress” has been made in the trade negotiations.
The Elysée Palace announced, in a Thursday statement, that Macron would go now self-isolate for seven days and that he would run the country remotely.
Tech giants including Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook could face hefty penalties. Google criticized the draft legislation, saying it targets specific firms.
Many European countries and US states are tightening coronavirus restrictions. Analysts expect oil prices to come under pressure in the first half of 2021
Britain’s economy in 2021 will be affected by disruption related to the completion of the country’s withdrawal from the European Union.
Hayabusa2 returning to earth and the capsule possibly containing samples of soil, rocks and gas it has collected from Ryugu now sees its mission completed.
24,813 patients have recovered from COVID-19 infection in Russia over the previous day, taking the cumulative number of those recovered to 2,149,610.
“Now it is time to turn the page. To unite. To heal,” Biden will say, according to an excerpt of his remarks released by his transition team.
The FDA said the totality of the available data provides clear evidence that Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine may be effective in preventing COVID-19.
US remains the worst coronavirus-hit nation, with 15,939,022 cases and 296,656 deaths, accounting for more than 18% of the global death toll.
The FDA’s authorization for emergency use of the first COVID-19 vaccine by Pfizer/BioNTech is a significant milestone in battling the pandemic