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With Erdogan’s Phone Pal Trump Out, Turkey Worries About Biden

With Joe Biden, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will probably be unable to affect US policy with a basic call, as he had sometimes finished with Donald Trump. But that does not suggest the United States president-elect will push Turkey away, rather hoping to re-engage the geographically strategic and militarily effective NATO ally on harder terms, experts say. When smooth, …

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Peru’s President Vizcarra Ousted In Congress Impeachment Vote

Peru’s Congress voted Monday to impeach and oust President Martin Vizcarra over claims he took kickbacks from developers while functioning as a regional governor in 2014. After an impeachment trial that lasted almost 8 hours, the motion to eliminate the popular president was authorized by 105 votes to 19, with four abstentions– far surpassing the 87 votes needed to impeach. …

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Brazil Stops Trials Of Chinese Covid19 Vaccine

Brazil’s health regulator said Monday it had actually suspended clinical trials of a Chinese-developed Covid-19 vaccine after an “negative occurrence” including a volunteer recipient, a blow for one of the most innovative vaccine prospects. The obstacle for CoronaVac, established by Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biotech, began the very same day US pharmaceutical huge Pfizer said its own vaccine candidate had …

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BioNTech: Plucky German Upstart Leads Covid19 Vaccine Race

The small German biotech company BioNTech, begun by a husband and wife team with Turkish roots, has never ever brought a vaccine to market previously. But its speculative innovation has now put it in pole position in the worldwide race to establish a jab that will end the coronavirus crisis. Together with its United States partner Pfizer, BioNTech announced on …

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Trump Fans Downcast But Holding Out Up Until Election Results

In the car park of Jones Restaurant, the supporters of President Donald Trump aren’t ready to accept a Joe Biden victory until the election results are “certified” but indications of resignation are sneaking in. Towanda, a town of about 2,800 people in rural north-east Pennsylvania’s Bradford County, is a Trump bastion. Eamon Daley (L), 28, and Aaron Dorman, 27, chat …

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Trump Ally Poland Conflicted Over Biden Win

A devoted ally of Donald Trump, Poland’s populist government is having a hard time to digest his defeat and is fretted the president-elect will be even more critical of its domestic policies, experts said Monday. While much of the world hailed Joe Biden’s win on Saturday, Polish President Andrzej Duda provided a curiously-worded tweet congratulating him for his “successful presidential …

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‘Watershed’ Covid19 Vaccine Shows 90 Percent Reliable

A vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer and BioNTech was 90 percent efficient in avoiding Covid-19 infections in ongoing Phase 3 trials, the business revealed Monday. The news came as soaring coronavirus cases across the world have actually required millions of people back into lockdown, causing further damage to damaged economies. European stock exchange and oil rates jumped on the announcement. …

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Trump Won’t Yield, Biden Gets Working On Covid

President Donald Trump was still refusing to concede his election loss Monday, however Democrat Joe Biden raked ahead anyhow with the very first conference of a parallel coronavirus task force, initiating an awkward and potentially unpredictable shift duration. Traditionally, Trump would by now not just have accepted the outcomes of Tuesday’s election however started assisting the incoming administration before the …

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Libyans Hold UNled Speak With Prepare For Elections

The UN introduced talks among Libyans on Monday targeted at developing a unity government and getting ready for elections to bring peace after a decade of violence in the North African country. The 75 delegates, chosen by the UN to represent existing state bodies and groups from throughout Libya’s political and social spectrum, satisfied in Tunisia after months of relative …

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