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The stinging rebuke was written by the Chinese journalist Li Qingqing from the state-owned Global Times in an editorial opinion piece. It came in response to US allegations that Chinese government...

Mr Pompeo also said that this was not the first time that Chinese lab failures had allowed a deadly virus to escape and endanger the world. It comes as US health authorities confirmed more than 1.1...

This means that Swiss grandparents will soon be able to see and hug their grandchildren, providing welcome relief from the solitude of their isolation. Elderly people over 70 worldwide have been advised...

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus also called for a halt to the politicisation of the pandemic and urged both China and the US to show “honest leadership”. At a press conference in Geneva,...

The German Chancellor made her prediction while addressing a meeting of her Christian Democratic party in Berlin on Tuesday, according to the newspaper Bild. Ms Merkel is reported to have said that as...

THE VAST transport helicopters looked like mechanical flies. Yet hovering 600ft above the ground, the 110-ft long aircraft were still dwarfed by the burning nuclear reactor as it spewed hundreds of tons...

At least 65 foreign invitees blocked from participating in meeting in Ramallah organised by the Palestinian Authority. A number of international religious figures and politicians, including a Ghanaian...

Pakistan’s Supreme Court bars Nawaz Sharif from heading the country’s ruling party amid corruption allegations. Pakistan’s Supreme Court has ruled that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif...

Prime Minister Andrej Babis and his cabinet will resign on Wednesday, leaving the Czech Republic in political limbo. Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis has lost a confidence vote in parliament, an expected...

For all the Tory hype, last month’s budget was extraordinarily thin for most people. Austerity is not over, with 3% cuts scheduled for most unprotected departments. Universal credit cuts have not been...