Tuesday, December 1, 2020

East Europeans demand funds for EU climate push, say poor should not pay

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic set out demands on Thursday that could block agreement on the European Union’s new push...

Democrats probe whether White House interfered in AT&T Time Warner…

(Reuters) - Two U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the White House and Justice Department to turn over documents that could show whether Republican...

Protesters converge on Sudan defence ministry sit-in to demand…

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Huge crowds joined a sit-in protest outside Sudan’s defence ministry on Thursday to demand that the country’s transitional military council hand...

Nigeria to impose ‘precision lockdown’ in coronavirus hotspots: task force head

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria will impose “precision” lockdown measures in areas that report rapid increases in cases of the new coronavirus but it will...

Palestinian man shot dead while trying to stab Israeli soldier: army

An Israeli soldier fatally shot a Palestinian man who tried to stab a fellow soldier in the occupied West Bank on Monday, the Israeli...

The 12 Hong Kong activists captured at sea

In August, 12 activists from Hong Kong, aged 16-33, were intercepted by Chinese authorities at sea as they tried to flee to Taiwan. It...

President Sall tipped to win as Senegal votes

DAKAR/FATICK, Senegal (Reuters) - Senegalese voters headed to the polls on Sunday for an election President Macky Sall is expected to win after strong...

Venezuela claims win in LatAm diplomatic dispute, ignores criticism of Maduro

Venezuela's government claimed victory on Saturday in a diplomatic quarrel with Latin American countries over a border dispute with Guyana, while ignoring an avalanche...

Turkey’s Botas says no interruption to gas flow after explosion

Turkey's state pipeline operator Botas said on Monday that it would use alternative routes to supply gas to areas affected by a pipeline explosion...

Covid: Remdesivir ‘has little or no effect’ on survival, says WHO

For its Solidarity clinical trial, the WHO tested the effects four potential treatments - remdesivir, an Ebola drug, was one, but they also looked...
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