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EU Eyes Dec 29 Approval for 1st Virus Vaccine, Later Than US

EU eyes Dec 29 approval for 1st virus vaccine, later than US

BRUSSELS – The EU’s pharmaceutical agency said on December 1st, that it would take another four weeks to decide whether to grant its first approval for a coronavirus vaccine, even as US and UK officials continued to aim for a green light before Christmas. The European Medicines Agency plans to …

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Britain to Support ANDSF With £70 Million Next Year

Britain to support ANDSF with 70 million next year

KABUL – The British Embassy in Kabul has announced that the country is committed to supporting Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) with £70 million next year. The British embassy in a press statement on Tuesday said that London pledged its support for the ANDSF at the general meeting …

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Iran Nuclear Deal Parties Meet in Vienna

Iran Nuclear Deal Parties Meet Amid US Pressure

VIENNA – Signatories to the tentative Iran nuclear deal meet in Vienna on Tuesday as the United States urges international sanctions against Iran to be reimposed and an arms embargo extended. Britain, France, Germany, China and Russia are struggling to save the historic 2015 deal with Iran, which has been …

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Ghani, Russian Envoy Discuss Daesh Threat to the Region

Ghani, Russian Envoy Discuss Daesh Threat to the Region

KABUL – President Ashraf Ghani met with the Russian ambassador to Afghanistan, Dmitry Zhirnov, in Kabul on Monday where regional security and the fight against terrorism were discussed. Ghani said at the meeting that the “struggle of the Afghan government and people against ISIS (Daesh) and terrorism is an exceptional …

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UK Scientists Openly Question the Government’s Pandemic Response

UK scientists openly question the government's pandemic response

LONDON – As Britain pushes its way through the coronavirus pandemic, the government insists science is guiding its decisions. But a self-proclaimed group of independent experts said they saw little in Britain’s evidence-based response, especially after an upsurge in new cases forced new ones to be lifted lock restrictions. Unlike …

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Britain Sets out How it will Regulate the City after Brexit

Britain sets out how it will regulate the City after #Brexit

LONDON – Britain “will adapt” capital rules for legacy insurers from the European Union as it regains control of its crucial financial services sector, Finance Minister Rishi Sunak said. Britain left the EU in January and will no longer be required to follow the bloc’s financial rules after December when …

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US, China Clash Anew As Top Officials Meet on Tensions

US, China clash anew as top officials meet on tensions

WASHINGTON – The United States lobbied China on Wednesday for its treatment of Muslim Uighurs and Hong Kong as the two powers held firm in high-level talks in Hawaii over mounting tensions. US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, met with a senior Chinese official, Yang Jiechi, at a Honolulu military …

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