Brazil's coronavirus deaths top half a million

Brazil has become the second country in the world to record more than half a million coronavirus deaths. The biggest country in Latin America has so far recorded 500,800 deaths related to Covid-19, the Health Ministry in Brasilia said Saturday. So far, only the United States has registered a higher number of pandemic deaths, with ...

5:00 pm Et June 20, 2021

US sending Taiwan 2.5 million vaccine doses

The U.S. is sending 2.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan, tripling an earlier pledge in a donation with both public health and geopolitical meaning. ...

3:00 pm Et June 20, 2021

Biden to welcome new Israeli president to White House late June

US President Joe Biden will host Israeli President Reuven Rivlin at the White House on June 28, a White House spokeswoman said Saturday. "President Rivlin's visit will highlight ...

1:45 pm Et June 20, 2021

Over 2.58B Coronavirus Vaccine Shots Administered Worldwide

Over 2.58 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered worldwide so far, figures compiled by Our World in Data, a tracking website, showed on Saturday. China leads ...

12:30 pm Et June 20, 2021

Venezuela forced into "war economy" to confront U.S. sanctions: president

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Friday that his country has been forced to implement a "war economy" to confront U.S. sanctions and promote the development of productivity. ...

5:00 pm Et June 19, 2021

Merkel and Macron urge EU coordination on reopening borders

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron called on Friday for European Union countries to coordinate their COVID-19 border reopening policies and guard against new variants ...

11:56 am Et June 19, 2021

Over 2.5 Bln Covid19 Vaccine Shots Given Worldwide

Over 2.5 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines have been given worldwide so far, figures compiled by Our World in Data, a tracking website, showed on Thursday. China leads ...

10:30 am Et June 18, 2021

Date of Next Putin-Biden Summit Not Set - Kremlin

The date of the next summit of Presidents Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden is not yet set but the leaders can hold phone negotiations if necessary, Kremlin spokesman ...

10:45 am Et June 17, 2021

UK's Parliament Approves Extending Covid-19 Restrictions

The House of Commons of the UK Parliament approved on Wednesday the government's proposal to postpone the deadline for lifting quarantine restrictions in England until July 19. In favor of extending social restrictions in England voted 461 members of parliament, against 60. The move was proposed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on June 14 over ...

10:30 am Et June 17, 2021

Biden, Putin meeting: Wide disagreements, low expectations

U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin square up on Wednesday for their first meeting since Biden took office with deep disagreements likely and expectations low ...

10:42 am Et June 16, 2021
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