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Britain rolls out AstraZeneca shots as virus vaccinations gather pace

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by Anna MALPAS with AFP bureaus Britain on Monday began rolling out the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, a possible game-changer in fighting the disease worldwide, while China raced to inoculate millions with a homegrown prophylactic. Britain started the new drive with 530,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine,...

New Year arrives with US hitting 20 million Covid cases

by Ben Sheppard The United States marked the New Year on Friday by passing the extraordinary milestone of 20 million Covid-19 cases, after global celebrations welcoming in 2021 were largely muted by the pandemic. The US has floundered in its efforts to quell the virus, which...

The Bavarian town where US troops are life and soul

by Isabelle LE PAGE When the United States said it would be withdrawing troops from Germany earlier this year, shockwaves rippled through the country -- but nowhere more than in the Bavarian town of Grafenwoehr. For the town located on the edge of the most important...

Teachers and lion tamers get same wage under Cuban reform

Cuban school teachers, journalists, lion tamers and doctors-in-training will earn the same salary under reforms spelled out Thursday and taking effect in the new year. The changes will quintuple the minimum salary to the equivalent of $87 a month and prices in the state-run economy...

Kareena Kapoor, Akshay Kumar are top celeb endorsers of 2020, trump Anushka Sharma and Ranveer Singh

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India, Dec. 31 -- Kareena Kapoor and Akshay Kumar have topped the TAM adex- TV Year Rounder Report 2020 for gaining the most number of advertisements among their industry colleagues. While Kareena secured the number one spot in the chart with 10% share of...

US imposes new tariffs on French, German products in Airbus-Boeing spat

The United States announced Wednesday that it will impose additional tariffs on French and German products as part of a long-running dispute over subsidies for aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing. The tariffs are on "aircraft manufacturing parts from France and Germany, certain non-sparkling wine from...

Trump will be gone, but trauma of 2020 may haunt Biden

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by Sebastian Smith Covid and a traumatic presidential election left the US reeling in 2020, but even with Donald Trump gone and Joe Biden promising to heal the nation there'll be no quick return to normal in 2021. For many in the world's richest country, 2020...

2020: World rocked by Covid-19, Trump and Black Lives Matter

The Covid-19 pandemic cast a long pall over 2020 but it also saw President Donald Trump beaten by Joe Biden in a tumultuous US election and the Black Lives Matter movement shake the world. Here are some of the key events of the year: - Rampaging...

US looking ‘very carefully’ at new virus variant

US authorities are looking "very carefully" into the virus variant spreading in the United Kingdom, top health officials said Sunday, while indicating that a ban on UK travel was not currently in the cards. The news came as a US expert panel recommended those aged...

Electoral College confirms Biden White House victory

by Sebastian Smith Joe Biden was confirmed as the next US president on Monday as the Electoral College formalized his victory over Donald Trump, all but closing the door on the incumbent's efforts to overturn the result of the 2020 election. As Biden appealed to Americans...
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