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European Union eyes Coronavirus vaccines at less than $40

European Union bloc has deemed vaccine alliance co-led by World Health Organization slow and high-cost while eyes for vaccines at less than $40. The European...

Erdogan party moves to tighten grip on social media giants

Erdogan ruling party draft legislation would make social media giants with more than 1 million users in Turkey more accountable to government. The Turkish president's...

Israeli PM faces pushback on money-for-all Covid plan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu $6bn grant proposal for citizens to alleviate economic crisis opposed by some officials. Israel's Prime Minister has gotten a lukewarm...

Emmanuel macron govt grants health workers ‘historic’ pay rise

Emmanuel macron government has granted health workers 'historic' pay rise after weeks of negotiations,major unions have agreed on accord. Pay rises for hospital staff worth...

Elyes Fakhfakh to reshuffle cabinet as row with Ennahdha deepens

Elyes Fakhfakh has decided to reshuffle cabinet as Ennahdha calls for consultations to appoint a new prime minister saying coalition had lost credibility. Tunisian Prime...

Mongolia’s traditional Naadam sporting festival goes online

Mongolia's traditional Naadam sporting festival kicked-off at the weekend but without the usual crowds of spectators due to coronavirus fears. For the first time in...

Cross-party group to lead first UK COVID inquiry

Cross-party group organisers are hoping that findings of coronavirus inquiry will be used to inform response to potential second wave. The only UK inquiry to...

Circuit judge blocks Kentucky governor’s Covid-19 executive orders

Circuit Judge ordered Kentucky Governor to cease issuing or enforcing executive orders related to Covid-19 that Kentuckians must wear mask in public. A circuit judge...

Hassan Diab sues American University of Beirut for $1m

Hassan Diab's lawsuit for exit package claims comes as American University of Beirut struggling for its financial survival in COVID affected situation. Lebanese Prime Minister...

Italian Lega Nord opens office near old Communist HQ in symbolic...

Italian Lega Nord right-wing League party opens office near old Communist headquarters keen to present itself as the new defender of Italy’s working class. The...

Sustainable Development Report places Oman 3rd among Arab states

Sustainable Development Report (SDR) 2020 issued by the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development has ranked Oman third among Arab countries. The SDR 2020...

Emmanuel Macron reshuffles government to rescue coronavirus-ravaged economy

Emmanuel Macron’s reshuffled government with conservatives given prominent roles in efforts to rescue France’s coronavirus-ravaged economy. Reappointed as finance minister, Bruno Le Maire promised a...

Ennahda Movement to reevaluate stance on Fakhfakh’s government

Ennahda Movement decided to reevaluate stance on Fakhfakh's government as opposition demanding Prime Minister to resign over alleged conflict of interest. Ennahdha, the biggest party...

Donald Trump eldest son girlfriend tested positive for coronavirus

Donald Trump eldest son girlfriend and a top fundraising official in the president's re-election campaign Kimberly Guilfoyle contracts coronavirus. Kimberly Guilfoyle, a former Fox News...

Boris Johnson father defends trip to Greece despite COVID-19 advisory

Boris Johnson father defended his decision to fly to Greece even though at that time government advice for UK nationals to avoid all but...

Turkish President vows social media controls over insults to family

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens new law to regulate 'immoral' social media over tweets directed at daughter and son-in-law. Turkey's president has vowed to...

PM Johnson to unveil new infrastructure plan

PM Johnson will launch a plan to get Britain “moving again” after COVID lockdown, when govt will set out measures to boost infrastructure construction. Britain's...

Samsung heir dodges corruption indictment

Samsung heir-apparent Jay Y. Lee scored a symbolic victory after a civilian review panel recommended against indicting billionaire on charges of corruption. In a major...

UAE’s new consumer protection law passed, offenders to pay Dh2 million...

UAE’s Federal National Council passed a new federal draft law aimed at safeguarding consumer rights and keeping pace with advances in technology. In December last...

Official who took $3.2m bribe from Bangladeshi MP in Kuwait wanted

Kuwait’s Public Prosecution is continuing its marathon investigation into the case of the Bangladeshi MP,taken into custody on charges of human trafficking. A source familiar...

PM Abe’s support rebounds despite ex-justice minister’s arrest

PM Shinzo Abe’s public support rebounds despite the recent arrest of his former justice minister Katsuyuki Kawai on suspicion of vote-buying. Public support for Japanese...

Trudeau backs opposition leader kicked out of Parliament

Trudeau backed leader of an opposition party who ejected from House of Commons for branding a member of another party a racist and refusing...
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