BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European governments will pay claims above an agreed limit against AstraZeneca over side-effects from its potential COVID-19 vaccine, under different terms to a deal struck with Sanofi, an EU official told Reuters.More about this news
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans on Thursday repudiated President Donald Trump’s refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power, assuring American voters the lawmakers would accept the outcome of November’s election.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Rescuers were trying to save the few remaining long-finned pilot whales still floundering in shallow waters off the Australian coast on Friday in one of the world’s biggest mass whale strandings.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s electric vehicle startups are on the charge again, thanks to Tesla.
LONDON (Reuters) - A British police officer was shot dead in the early hours of Friday by a man who was being held at a custody centre in south London
SHAMBHU, India (Reuters) - Thousands of farmers in India blocked roads and railway tracks on Friday in a protest against new legislation that they say could pave the way for the government to stop buying grain at guaranteed prices, leaving them at the mercy of private buyers.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Ltd. RIO.AX ignored repeated requests from traditional owners for sacred Australian rockshelters to be protected in the months before the site was blasted during a mine expansion, an Indigenous group said on Friday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - The World Health Organization gave China its support and understanding to start administering experimental coronavirus vaccines to people while clinical trials were still underway, a Chinese health official said on Friday.
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan?s armed forces have held anti-landing drills on one of its offshore islands close to China amid rising tensions with Beijing, the island?s defence ministry said on Friday, showing images of a cannon firing and soldiers loading the guns.