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Friday, 07 May 2021
Under intense pressure to ease protections for vaccine manufacturers, Washington's Trade Representative Katherine Tai said Wednesday the country 'supports the waiver of those protections for Covid-19 vaccines'
Tai issued a statement Wednesday signalling the shift in Washington's position towards an intellectual property waiver on the vaccines needed to battle the pandemic
Ongwen surrendered to US special forces who were hunting Kony in the Central African Republic in early 2015 and he was transferred to the ICC to face trial
The head of the EU executive said the bloc's vaccination effort was accelerating
The Interior Department announcement comes after officials in March said they were reversing a Trump policy that ended criminal prosecutions against companies responsible for bird deaths that could have been prevented
In a message to the Catholic Bishops' Conference in India, the pontiff offered his 'heartfelt solidarity and spiritual closeness to all the Indian people'
India reported a record 412,262 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours and a record 3,980 deaths and COVID-19 infections have now surged past 21 million, with a total death toll of 230,168, health ministry data show
'I think we have to be very careful about exactly what the nature is of that investment,' Blinken told the BBC in an interview
US President Joe Biden believes social media platforms have a responsibility to 'stop amplifying untrustworthy content,' the White House said on Wednesday
'No government should sell a single bullet to the junta,' which seized power on February 1 in a coup, the NGOs said in a joint statement
The India delegation was originally scheduled to attend meetings in-person on Wednesday, and they will now join in virtually, the report said.
'Given the seriousness of the violations and the ongoing risk of violence, Facebook was justified in suspending Mr. Trump's accounts on January 6 and extending that suspension on January 7'
The court ruled last Thursday that Germany's current emissions targets did not set a clear enough timeline for emissions reductions beyond 2030
Biden’s goal equates to delivering at least the first shot to 181 million adults and fully vaccinating 160 million. It’s a tacit acknowledgment of the declining interest in shots
Yet despite those clear signs of an overwhelming health crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pressed ahead with a densely packed campaign rally
Police raised buildings in 10 German states associated with Ansaar International, German news agency dpa reported
Here's how the process works and what might happen after Wednesday's announcement
The administration says those states would have the shots available whenever demand for vaccines in their states increase, a key priority of the Biden administration
Afghan security forces had launched air strikes and deployed elite commando forces to the area
Host country Britain has warned that the increasingly aggressive activities of Russia, China and Iran pose a challenge to democratic societies and the international rule of law
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