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Germany halts AstraZeneca jabs for under-60s over clot risks

The cities of Berlin and Munich, as well as Brandenburg state had announced earlier that they were suspending the vaccine for younger people

31 Mar 2021 11:41 AM

West sanctions China over Xinjiang abuses, Beijing hits back at EU

Western governments are seeking to hold Beijing accountable for mass detentions of Muslim Uighurs in northwestern China

23 Mar 2021 1:03 PM

A dozen countries suspend AstraZeneca shots over fears of blood clots

WHO has said countries should continue to use the vaccine while also set to hold an expert meeting today on the issue

16 Mar 2021 12:55 PM

Boris Johnson to visit India at end of April as part of policy 'tilt'

Johnson had planned an Indian trip in January but was forced to cancel amid a surge of COVID-19 infections at home

16 Mar 2021 11:01 AM

Queen vows to address Harry and Meghan racism claims

The explosive racism claim has reportedly left the palace in turmoil and scrambling how best to address it

10 Mar 2021 11:34 AM

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Brazil signs COVID-19 vaccine deal with Bharat Biotech

So far Brazil has vaccinated less than 4 per cent of its population of 210 million people

26 Feb 2021 10:51 AM

Russia detects first case of H5N8 avian flu in humans

While the highly contagious strain H5N8 is lethal for birds, it had never before been reported to have spread to humans

21 Feb 2021 2:02 AM

France passes anti-radicalism bill that worries Muslims

Critics say these provisions are already covered in existing laws

17 Feb 2021 4:35 AM

Russians set for candle-lit Valentine's Day protests after Navalny jailing

Russian law enforcement agencies said on Thursday that people taking part in unsanctioned rallies could face criminal charges

14 Feb 2021 1:32 PM

Strong quake hits Japan's northeast coast; no tsunami alert

The Japan Meteorological Agency said the quake had a magnitude of 7.3, raising it from a preliminary magnitude of 7.1.

14 Feb 2021 1:32 AM

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French government seeks to set age for sexual consent at 15

A push to set France's first age of consent three years ago in the wake of the global #MeToo movement failed amid legal complications

10 Feb 2021 5:53 PM

After Rihanna, Greta Thunberg extends support to farmers' protest

Thunberg tweeted soon after singer Rihanna shared a news article highlighting the Centre's crackdown on the farmers

03 Feb 2021 11:17 AM

Moscow court confirms prison time for Kremlin critic Navalny

During Tuesday's hearing Navalny said the case was meant 'to intimidate a huge number of people'

03 Feb 2021 9:48 AM

Navalny, Thunberg among nominees for Nobel Peace Prize

Other nominees include former U.S. President Donald Trump, NATO and the U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR)

31 Jan 2021 11:25 PM

Navalny brother, aides under house arrest ahead of Russia protests

Kremlin critics say authorities are dramatically ramping up pressure on the opposition in an effort to intimidate protesters

30 Jan 2021 12:38 PM

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Moscow police clash with Navalny supporters as tens of thousands rally

Washington and Brussels condemned the arrests and other tactics used against demonstrators

24 Jan 2021 1:46 PM

Kremlin critic Navalny detained after landing in Moscow

Navalny has been a thorn in the Kremlin’s side for a decade, unusually durable in an opposition movement often demoralized by repressions

18 Jan 2021 12:31 PM

Vatican: Pope receives coronavirus vaccine

The Vatican has beefed up coronavirus restrictions amid a spike in cases in Italy

15 Jan 2021 7:27 AM

European nations tighten virus curbs as Christmas surge fears grow

The WHO has said it is in talks with Pfizer and Moderna about including their vaccines at affordable prices for poor countries

16 Dec 2020 1:17 PM

Following India protests closely, says UK after Boris Johnson gaffe

The gaffe occurred during the weekly Prime Minister's Questions session in the House of Commons on Wednesday

11 Dec 2020 11:54 AM

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