India reported on Saturday a record high 4,187 coronavirus deaths as pressure mounts on the government to impose a nationwide lockdown.
Israeli police on Saturday clashed with Palestinian protesters in a show of force that threatened to deepen the holy city's worst religious unrest in several years.
EU leaders urged Washington to end COVID-19 vaccine export limits instead of focussing on waiving vaccine patents.
President Alexander Lukashenko charged that “heirs of fascism” were in no position to judge him.
Sinopharm can now be used and distributed as part of the COVAX mechanism.
A government spokesperson said the main issue affecting poor countries' equal access to vaccines was "not patents, but production capacity".
Two men were hospitalised after Friday's blaze in Poplar while a further 38 others were treated at the scene.
On Thursday it emerged Brussels could press ahead in talks with Albania over membership of the EU, leaving North Macedonia behind.
Many women want to be posted to frontline positions, but face the risk of sexism and assault once they are there.
26 people were killed when a munitions disposal factory exploded near the capital Tirana in 2008.
The second straight night of rioting in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood was fuelled by a years-long land dispute between Palestinian refugees and Jewish settlers.
Officers from Estonia, Lithuania and Poland will be deployed to the Slovenia-Croatia border.
The countries ahead on vaccinations, relatively speaking, are those outside the EU, like Serbia and the UK. Hungary is the exception, but Budapest has bought doses from Russia and China to boost its stocks.
The push for social safeguards led by centre-left EU governments has caused some tension within the bloc.
Key opposition figure Pavel Latushko says the current persecution of the opposition in Belarus is the worst terror Europe has seen in 40 years. And he called on the EU to apply tougher sanctions.
Colombians protest with arts performances, music and dance in the capital Bogota as anti-government demonstrations continue in the South American country.
One of the five biggest insurance companies in Europe will stop writing policies that cover extortion by cybercriminals in France, the second worst-hit country by ransomware in the world.
HMS Severn and HMS Tamar are expected to begin their voyage back to Portsmouth within the next 24 hours after being deployed to a protest by French fishermen.
25 people died in a massive police raid against drug traffickers in a Brazilian favela.
Berlin has said it is confused by the move.