Saturday, February 27, 2021

International News

Biden holds first meeting with Trudeau since taking office

US President Joe Biden has spoken to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in his first bilateral meeting with a foreign leader since taking office. The...

Georgian opposition leader arrested at party HQ

Police in the European country of Georgia have arrested the country's main opposition leader, Nika Melia, in a violent raid on his party's headquarters. They...

Dozens of planes grounded after Denver engine failure

US plane manufacturer Boeing has recommended grounding all of the 777-model aircraft which have the same type of engine that suffered failure and shed...

Boris Johnson pledges vaccine surplus to poorer countries

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to donate most of the UK's surplus vaccine supply to poorer countries. He will urge rich countries to...

Belarus jails TV journalists for filming protest

A Belarus court has jailed two TV journalists for two years on charges of fomenting protests, for filming a rally against the country's leader. The...

Gunmen kill and abduct school children in Nigeria

Gunmen have killed a school pupil and abducted 27 other children in a night-time raid on their boarding school in north-central Nigeria, the state...

Fauci wins $1 Million prize for ‘defending science’

Top US infectious diseases expert, Anthony Fauci, has been awarded a prestigious $1 Million prize for his commitment to science. Dr Fauci, who was often...

Australia halts New Zealand travel bubble following lockdown

Australia has suspended its quarantine-free travel arrangement with New Zealand after the discovery of three new coronavirus cases in Auckland. New Zealand's biggest city was...

China bans BBC World News from broadcasting

China has banned BBC World News from broadcasting in the country, its television and radio regulator announced on Thursday. China has criticised the BBC for...

India and China to pull back from disputed border

India and China are to pull back troops from part of their disputed Himalayan border in what's seen as a breakthrough following a deadly...

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