Egyptian security forces arrested the executive director of a human rights organization last Nov. 19, the third member to be taken into custody in just four days despite criticism from the international community.
The first 120,000 doses of Chinese Sinovac Biotech’s CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine, which is being tested in Brazil, arrived at the Sao Paulo international airport on Thursday night.
Russia threatened to block YouTube and other major U.S. social media platforms for allegedly “censoring” content from Russian state media.
The Mexican government will no longer allow officials accused of corruption to be tried in the United States, representing a move that could end a decades-old tradition in which most of the high-profile drug-trafficking and corruption cases of Mexico have been tried in the neighbor country.
The Scottish government has made traveling to and from the country without a “reasonable excuse” illegal, according to a published draft of regulations aimed to contain the spread of COVID-19.
The pace of workers filing for unemployment claims in the United States jumped last week and was higher than Wall Street had been expecting, amid a surge in COVID-19 cases all over the country.
India has recorded over nine million COVID-19 cases on Nov. 20 after recording 45,882 new cases in the last 24 hours, according to data from John Hopkins University (JHU).
Azerbaijan’s army announced it has entered the district of Aghdam, one of three ceded by Armenia as part of a Russian-brokered peace deal to end the fighting in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Canadian antibody therapy developer AbCellera Biologics announced on Thursday afternoon that venture capitalist and Paypal founder Peter Thiel has joined the company’s board of directors, in a move aimed at increasing its revenues before the second quarter of 2021.
Cybereason Nocturnus security researchers reported that the Chaes malware has been detected in MercadoLibre, Latin America’s largest e-commerce platform.