Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi are among the foreign leaders to have congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on winning the White House.
Russia and Iran support Syria's efforts to bring back refugees, but President Bashar al-Assad said sanctions and insurgents are making it difficult, especially as the country's economy suffers a deep crisis compounded by COVID-19.
"The new U.S. administration should reconsider its inhumane behaviors toward other countries," Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
Pfizer and German company BioNTech SE on Monday announced a vaccine candidate for COVID-19, which the world has been battling since early this year. The companies said BNT162b2 has proved successful in the first interim analysis from the phase three study.
Julien Lenglet said that celebrations could end as "giant, intergenerational clusters that could be at the origins of a potential new third wave" of the coronavirus pandemic.
It had been rumored the president-elect may speak with Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron before taking the British PM's call.
£165 million worth of funding cuts has meant Natural England is unable to protect the country's most valuable habitats according to a report by the Prospect trade union.
Iran expects the United States not only to return to its international obligations under the nuclear deal, but to pay for its violations, and time may be running out for what's left the agreement.
The Russian president told his defense leaders in Sochi on Tuesday that the alliance in fact increased its operations during the pandemic.
At the virtual summit hosted by Russia on Tuesday, Narendra Modi also appeared to criticize Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan over a renewed border dispute in Kashmir.
A deeper look at the prime minister's message shows the outline of what appears to be Trump's name above that of Biden's.
A panel of experts hosted by a Taiwanese policy think tank agreed Monday that a Biden administration would continue to support the democratic island nation while attempting to cooperate with Beijing.
Biden has Irish heritage and would gain more economically from agreeing trade deals with the European Union first rather than the U.K.
The beheadings have been linked to Islamic State and are the latest in a series of gruesome attacks carried out by extremists in the country.
Taiwan's navy confirmed the military exchanges on Monday, marking the first time the presence of American troops on the island has been publicly acknowledged since 1979.
There are currently 47 vaccine candidates under clinical evaluation worldwide, while 155 candidates are at the pre-clinical evaluation level.
"We are a top second-rank power but, over the next half-century our small size and population make it likely we will be passed by the growth of other, far larger, countries."
Erekat was secretary-general of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and was chief negotiator in the U.S.-brokered peace talks with Israel that collapsed in 2014.
All-cause mortality fell by 25 percent for those who ate chili peppers.
"Four years ago, Trump won in the 'Rust Belt states' of Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania...But he lost all of them this year," the state-run Global Times outlet wrote Monday.
"This is when science brought it to us," Pfizer's Albert Bourla said.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called the move "unbelievably painful for me and our people" but said, "we will never recognize ourselves as the losers."