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Nobel committee scales back peace prize ceremony due to virus

​The Norwegian Nobel Committee is planning to hold a dramatically pared down version of its annual award ceremony for the peace prize this year, amid the ongoing pandemic.

September 22, 2020

Two-thirds of global population join WHO virus vaccine scheme

Mexico's tally topped 700,000 even as health authorities cited "slowing infection rates" while the UK raised it's COVID-19 alert level to the 2nd highest.

September 22, 2020

Mali coup fans fears of West African democracy backslide

The power grab in Mali came at a time when the presidents of Ivory Coast and Guinea are seeking third terms after having their constitutions altered.

September 22, 2020

UK minister: Brexit treaty-busting powers would be last resort

Britain ​hopes never to need to use proposed powers to break its Withdrawal Agreement with the European Union, Northern Ireland Office minister Robin Walker said on Monday.

September 22, 2020