World’s first Coronavirus vaccine developed by Russia, Putin’s daughter vaccinated

World's first Coronavirus vaccine developed by Russia, Putin's daughter vaccinated

Amid the race to develop a Covid-19 vaccine, Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a coronavirus vaccine, touted as the world’s first such vaccine, too. The registration of the vaccine lays ground for mass inoculation even as the final stages of clinical trials to test safety and efficacy continue. The announcement came in the wake of the novel … Read more

Canada hits 100,000 coronavirus cases, major challenges remain

Canada hits 100,000 coronavirus cases, major challenges remain

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada officially racked up 100,000 cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday and although the outbreak is slowing, health experts said major challenges remain. FILE PHOTO: A paramedic transports a patient to Mount Sinai Hospital as the number of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases continues to grow in Toronto, Ontario, Canada April … Read more

Brexit deadline looms over day of Anglo-French solidarity

Brexit deadline looms over day of Anglo-French solidarity

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson told France’s President Emmanuel Macron that talks on a post Brexit deal cannot drag on into the autumn, as the French leader visited London to mark the 80th anniversary of General de Gaulle’s call for wartime resistance, French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he meets Britain’s Prime Minister … Read more

France reports 28 more coronavirus deaths, cases up slightly

France reports 28 more coronavirus deaths, cases up slightly

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks walk past the he Galeries Lafayette department store on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris as France softens its strict lockdown rules during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in France, May 11, 2020. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – The number of people who died from coronavirus … Read more

NATO to investigate Mediterranean incident between French, Turkish warships

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BRUSSELS/PARIS (Reuters) – NATO will investigate French accusations that Turkey’s navy failed to respond to an allied call for inspection this month in the Mediterranean, the alliance chief said on Thursday, an incident Paris suspects involved Turkish arms smuggling to Libya. France’s armed forces minister brought up the incident during a meeting of NATO defence … Read more