Saturday, August 8, 2020
Leaders in Britain and France have tightened rules on wearing face masks in closed public spaces in an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus. The UK government announced on Tuesday that masks would be mandatory in shops from July...
The US Supreme Court has cleared the way for the first executions of federal prisoners in 17 years. Several executions were delayed after a judge ruled on Monday that there were still unresolved legal challenges against the justice department. Among those...
Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană visited Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) in Mons, Belgium on Monday (13 July 2020). He had talks about NATO’s military priorities with the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Tod D. Wolters, Deputy Supreme...
Scotland's Marc Warren clinched his first European Tour title in six years by winning the Austrian Open by a single shot. The 39-year-old overnight leader was a shot clear going into the final hole at the Diamond Country Club and...
A late exit poll in Poland’s presidential election projects a 2% lead for incumbent Andrzej Duda, with votes from Poles abroad yet to be counted. The election has been hotly contested by challenger Rafał Trzaskowski, with Warsaw’s mayor projected to...
A Spanish region has made wearing a mask mandatory amid an increase in coronavirus cases. Officials in Catalonia announced on Wednesday that wearing a mask would be mandatory for people over the age of six in public spaces, outdoors and...
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has gone all in on hydroxychloroquine to help his coronavirus-ravaged country beat COVID-19. He has pushed his government to make the malaria drug widely available and encouraged Brazilians to take it, both to prevent the...
The Women's British Open is to go ahead as planned at Royal Troon from 20-23 August, but without spectators. It will be the first women's major played this year after the coronavirus-enforced cancellation of the Evian Championship, which was scheduled...
What can be expected from Emmanuel Macron's newly reshuffled government  amid the COVID-19 crisis and ahead of the 2022 presidential race? Overall, the new appointments confirm a shift to the centre-right of his "La République en Marche" (LREM) movement, to the...
The U.S. government has awarded Novavax Inc $1.6 billion to cover testing, commercialization and manufacturing of a potential coronavirus vaccine in the United States, with the aim of delivering 100 million doses by January 2021. Novavax shares jumped 35% in...

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