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  • Canada approves Pfizer’s corona vaccine for people over age of 16

    Canada has approved Pfizer’s corona vaccine for people over the age of 16, opening the possibility of Canadians starting to receive it next week. Canadian health regulator, Health Canada, has said that it completed a full independent review of the data on the vaccine’s safety and effectiveness. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that the first […]

    US President-elect Joe Biden vows 100 million COVID vaccinations in first 100 days of his administration

    US President-elect Joe Biden has set a goal of 100 million Covid vaccinations in his first 100 days in office. Attending a press conference in Delaware Mr Biden said,  he can’t promise that  his first 100 days would end the Covid-19 but the course of the disease will be changed and  life in America will […]

    EU President, British PM agree to resume Brexit trade talks

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen instructed their negotiators to resume trade talks today in a last ditch attempt to bridge significant differences. In a joint statement, the two leaders recognised the seriousness of their differences and said that a further effort should be undertaken by the negotiating […]

    Britain becomes first country in world to approve coronavirus vaccine

    In a historic move, Britain has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine. They have said that the vaccine will be rolled out from next week onwards. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said, the government has accepted the recommendation from the Independent Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to approve […]

    Biden’s Opportunity To End The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Recently I had an opportunity to brief a group of European diplomats and journalists on a variety of conflicts, with a focus on the Middle East. During the Q&A I was asked which of the region’s conflicts Biden should tackle first. Without much hesitation I said the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, not only because it is over […]

    US President-elect Joe Biden to formally introduce his top economic policy advisers today

    U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will formally introduce his top economic policy advisers today as his administration prepares to take power amid coronavirus pandemic. Biden’s latest nominations would place several women in top economic roles, reflecting his commitment to increasing diversity at the highest levels of the federal government. The new team is to reinforce Biden’s view for […]

    Bangladesh to provide 30 million doses of COVID 19 vaccine free

    The government of Bangladesh has announced that it will provide 3 crore doses of COVID 19 vaccine to people free of charge. Briefing media after the Cabinet meeting Chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam said that the government has already given the consent to procure 3 crore doses of the […]

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to attend the 19th SCO Heads of Govt meet hosted by India on 30th Nov

    China today announced that Premier Li Keqiang will attend the 19th meeting of the Council of Heads of Govt. of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states to be held under India’s chairmanship on Nov. 30th. This is the first time after joining the SCO in 2017 that India has got the opportunity to host this […]

    New Zealand’s Greg Barclay elected as new chairman of International Cricket Council

    New Zealand’s Greg Barclay has been elected as the new independent chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC). The head of the New Zealand Cricket team, NZC, Barclay beat Imran Khwaja in the second round of voting. Imran was interim chairman after Shashank Manohar stepped down from the post in July this year. In the […]

    UN Chief Antonio Gutterres condemns rocket attacks in Kabul

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutterres has condemned the rocket attacks in Kabul, which resulted in the death and injury of many civilians. In a statement, Secretary-General underlined the urgency of ending the violence in Afghanistan. He has expressed hope that the upcoming Afghanistan Peace Negotiations can swiftly achieve a de-escalation of the conflict and cessation of […]