Single shot of either Oxford-AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine reduces chance of needing hospital treatment by more than 80%, analysis in England shows
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was found guilty of trying to bribe a judge and of influence-peddling and was sentenced to three years in prison, with two years suspended
At least 19 people were shot and killed by the security forces in Myanmar on Sunday in the military’s harshest crackdown on pro-democracy protests since a coup last month.
Official figures show the UK has recorded 5,455 new Covid-19 cases and a further 104 deaths in the latest 24-hour period For more on this and other news visit
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DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas also said the U.S. would look to find legal pathways for separated families to stay in the U.S. if they choose to be reunited in the U.S. That is a major step.
Irish Covid patients being treated in intensive care are to start receiving the drug ivermectin as part of an international clinical trial.
With new mass detentions, every prominent Hong Kong activist is now either in jail or exile
More than an hour after he was scheduled to speak, former President Trump starts his CPAC speech by saying, “Do you miss me yet?”
JUST IN: CEO of FC Barcelona has been arrested by police
Myanmar's military is "notorious for its brutality after having crushed democracy movements in 1988 and 2007 by shooting peaceful protesters." Now the military is doing it again. This time, will the world exert enough pressure to stop it? I hope so.
This professor debunks TikToks about ‘psychology’ and we are here for it
Top Hong Kong university cuts ties with student union over national security concerns
Attacks against Asian-Americans in New York City have soared since the pandemic began, terrifying many and stoking fears of targeted violence. The xenophobia is also compounded by the economic fallout of the pandemic and fears of the coronavirus.
#WATCH They hit me on my head and neck and punched me. They hit me on my face too. I'm scared, they asked me not to tell anyone about it. My whole body is in pain: BJP worker Gopal Majumdar's mother who was allegedly attacked by TMC workers yesterday #WestBengal