US Election 2020: Trump Back On Campaign Trail In Florida

President Donald Trump has returned to the campaign trail less than two weeks after testing positive for coronavirus. He told thousands of supporters, many not wearing masks, that he...

Buhari Pledges ‘Extensive’ Police Reforms

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has promised "extensive" police reforms as protests against police brutality continue despite his announcement that the notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad has been disbanded. In a...

COVID-19: Ireland To Bring In Stricter Rules From Wednesday

Irish Taoiseach (PM) Micheál Martin says people must act now to avoid an “immediate comprehensive lockdown”, as so-called level-three restrictions come into force on Wednesday. Under the new rules...

COVID-19: Donald Trump And Melania Test Positive

US President Donald Trump has said he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for coronavirus and are now self-isolating. Mr Trump, aged 74 and therefore in a...

Lebanon, Israel Agree Framework For Talks To End Border Dispute

Lebanon and Israel have agreed to a framework for the United States-mediated talks aimed at ending a long-running dispute over borders that have been the front line of several conflicts.

COVID-19: US Still In First Wave Of Infections, Expert Says

The US remains in the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, because infections have not decreased sufficiently since the initial outbreak, the country’s leading infectious diseases expert has said.

COVID-19: US Trials Of Oxford Vaccine Remain On Hold

Trials involving 30,000 people in the US for the vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca remain on hold while the US Food and Drug Administration conducts its own...

COVID-19: Israel Enforces Second Lockdown

Israel is about to enter a second nationwide lockdown at the onset of the Jewish holiday season, forcing residents to stay mostly at home amid a resurgence in new coronavirus cases.

Second Lockdown ‘Would Be Disastrous For Economy’ – PM

Conservative MP Julian Knight - who chairs the digital, media and culture select committee - asks the prime minister whether the country would be able to afford a second national lockdown.

AstraZeneca Resumes COVID-19 Vaccine Trials In South Africa

AstraZeneca has resumed COVID-19 vaccine trials in South Africa, more than a week after tests were paused due to serious side effects in a participant in Britain, an official at the country's...