Sarah Berman, Reuters | Updated Nov 23rd - 12:57pm
A police officer involved in the arrest of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou two years ago in relation to her U.S. extradition case testified on Monday he did not plan to obtain passcodes or search her electronic devices.
Alistair Smout, Kate Kelland and Ludwig Burger, Reuters | Updated Nov 23rd - 12:03pm
It took Oxford University's brightest minds decades of work to give them the expertise to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. In the end, it was a momentary error — and a dose of good fortune — that carried them over the line.
Jordan's King Abdulllah expressed in a phone call on Monday with U.S. President-elect Joe Biden "keenness to continue bolstering the strategic partnership between the two countries to expand cooperation, in service of mutual interests and regional security and stability," the Jordanian royal court said on Twitter.
The director of a prominent Egyptian rights group was held in solitary confinement and inhumane conditions for three days after his arrest last week, his lawyers and the group's founder said on Monday.
The outgoing administration of U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday issued a new temporary rule that could require tourist and business travelers from two dozen countries, most in Africa, to pay a bond of as much as $15,000 to visit the United States.
A British-born woman who went to Syria as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State should not be allowed to return to Britain to challenge the government taking away her citizenship because she poses a security risk, the UK's top court heard on Monday.
Jan Strupczewski, Reuters | Posted Nov 21st - 11:18am
Leaders of the 20 biggest world economies (G20) will debate this weekend how to deal with the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic that has caused a global recession and how to manage the recovery once the coronavirus is under control.
Gustavo Palencia and Ismael Lopez, Reuters | Updated Nov 19th - 10:02am
The death toll from storm Iota is slowly rising in Central America as authorities on Thursday said they'd recovered more bodies buried in landslides triggered by catastrophic flooding that swept through the already waterlogged region earlier this week.
Giulia Paravicini, Reuters | Updated Nov 19th - 9:55am
Ethiopia said on Thursday it was bearing down on the capital of Tigray region in a two-week-old war, and tore into the World Health Organization (WHO) head with accusations of diplomatic lobbying for the rebels.
Baz Ratner and Maggie Fick, Reuters | Posted Nov 19th - 9:54am
When Daniel Alushula began gasping for air after contracting COVID-19 last month, all the intensive care beds in his home town hospital were taken and he had to travel around 50 km (30 miles) to secure one.
Michael Holden, Reuters | Updated Nov 18th - 11:40am
Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, sought advice from two senior members of the royal family before writing a letter to her father which is at the centre of a privacy lawsuit against a tabloid newspaper, court documents show.
David Ljunggren, Reuters | Posted Nov 18th - 11:05am
Canada on Wednesday identified state-sponsored programs in China, Russia, Iran and North Korea as major cyber crime threats for the first time, and said it feared foreign actors could try to disrupt power supplies.
Chuck Mikolajczak, Reuters | Updated Nov 18th - 9:12am
A gauge of global shares gained and was just shy of a record while the dollar moved off earlier lows on Wednesday as further positive COVID-19 vaccine news helped temper concerns about rising infection rates and related economic damage.
German police unleashed water cannon and pepper spray in an effort to scatter thousands of protesters angry about a new legal framework for enforcing coronavirus restrictions passed by parliament on Wednesday.
Portugal has set up a taskforce to come up with a COVID-19 vaccination strategy and hopes to be prepared to start distributing shots as early as January, Health Minister Marta Temido said on Wednesday.