With the prospects for a post-Brexit trade deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union looking increasingly precarious, the UK’s retail industry warned again on Friday that British shoppers would face higher food prices from next year if new
China has announced that it is revoking visa exemptions for US diplomatic passport holders visiting Hong Kong and Macau, after the United States imposed financial sanctions and a travel ban on more than a dozen Chinese officials – the latest
Politicians in the United States Congress on Thursday remained far apart on the terms of a new COVID-19 economic relief package, making an agreement between Republicans and Democrats unlikely this week.
US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat,
Canada said it has confirmed with Chinese officials that detained citizens Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who were picked up in December 2018 shortly after Canada arrested a top Huawei executive on a US extradition warrant, “have not yet gone
A United States government advisory panel has endorsed the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, a critical step towards the vaccine’s final approval for eventual distribution across the country.
A panel of outside advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on
Shares of Airbnb Inc more than doubled in the company’s stock market debut on Thursday, valuing the home rental firm at just over $100bn in the biggest United States initial public offering of 2020 and capping a bumper year in
The United States government’s deficit in the first two months of the budget year ran 25.1 percent higher than the same period a year ago as spending to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic soared while tax revenues fell.
United States lawmakers have slammed Saudi Arabia for the sentencing of a prominent US-Saudi doctor to six years in prison, calling the charges against Dr Walid Fitaihi “baseless and politically motivated”.
In a statement on Thursday, five Democratic US senators
Russia’s navy has said it will join a military exercise next year that will become its first joint drill with NATO countries in 10 years.
In a statement on Thursday, Russia’s Southern Military District said the country’s navy would participate
France’s policies against “extremism” facing fierce criticism around the world have been misrepresented and are not Islamophobic, its foreign minister said on Thursday.
Paris has faced a backlash for draft legislation presented to clamp down on “radicalism” that tightens rules