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‘Turning Point’ Virus Vaccine Claims Boost Hope As Global Cases

One of the groups racing to develop a coronavirus vaccine announced Monday its drug had shown 90 percent efficiency against the disease, sending out stock markets soaring and raising hopes of an end to severe limitations on motion. United States pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said tests involving more than 40,000 people had offered results that were a “important milestone” in the …

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Equities, Oil Prices Rocket On Coronavirus Vaccine Hope

Global financial markets soared Monday as news of an effective coronavirus vaccine trial and Joe Biden’s US election victory bolstered financier confidence, sending out New York to tape-record highs. Already up highly in on Biden’s triumph, markets massively sped up gains after Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech stated a Stage 3 trial revealed that their vaccine was 90 percent …

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Sparing No Words For Trump, Merkel Swears Cooperation With Biden

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday warmly offered to work together carefully with Joe Biden after his election as America’s next president, a sharp contrast to her stern warning to Donald Trump 4 years ago. Highlighting the President-elect’s “years of experience in foreign policy” and recalling “good encounters and talks with him”, Merkel swore to “stand together” with Washington to …

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Belarus Opposition Leader Decries Mass Demonstration Arrests

Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya on Monday denounced a crackdown on serene demonstrators after more than one thousand people were apprehended at a rally versus strongman Alexander Lukashenko. For three months, tens of thousands have taken to the streets of Belarus on Sundays to protest versus the disputed re-election of Lukashenko, who has actually been in power for more than …

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Biden: Vaccine News Offers ‘Hope,’ But Long Battle Ahead

United States President-elect Joe Biden Monday hailed as a cause for “hope” the news that a Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech was 90 percent reliable– but cautioned of a long fight still ahead. ” I congratulate the brilliant women and men who assisted produce this advancement and to offer us such cause for hope,” Biden stated in a …

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Pfizer Says Covid19 Vaccine 90% Reliable In Stage 3 Trial

A vaccine collectively established by Pfizer and BioNTech was 90 percent effective in avoiding Covid-19 infections in continuous Stage 3 trials, the business announced Monday. The declaration was released as soaring coronavirus cases throughout the world have forced numerous countless people back into lockdown, triggering more damage to wrecked economies. European stock exchange and oil rates got on the statement. …

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Armenia Says Fighting Continues For Secret Karabakh Town

Armenia stated on Monday that fighting was continuing for the key town of Shusha in Nagorno-Karabakh, a day after Azerbaijan declared to have captured it from Armenian separatist forces. Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev announced on Sunday his forces had taken Shusha, understood to Armenians as Shushi, a tactically crucial town that is the second-largest in the disputed area. The capture …

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UN Launches New Libya Talks Amidst Careful Optimism

Competing Libyan factions fulfilled Monday for UN-led talks focused on bringing an enduring peace to their war-torn North African nation and getting ready for elections. The conference in neighbouring Tunisia follows months of relative calm and a crucial ceasefire deal in October in between the 2 major camps in the long-running dispute. ” You have the opportunity to end an …

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Kosovo Expresident Thaci Set For First War Crimes Hearing

Kosovo’s previous president Hashim Thaci will appear on Monday prior to a war criminal activities court in The Hague, in a spectacular downfall for the one-time guerilla freedom hero from the 1990s dispute with Serbia. Thaci, 52, resigned as president last Thursday and flew to the Netherlands where he was put in the detention centre of the Kosovo Expert Chambers …

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IPhone Contractor In China Admits Student Labor Law Contraventions

A Taiwan company vital for the production of iPhones for tech giant Apple admitted Monday that working conditions for some students used at a factory in China contravened concurred labor terms. The business was responding to a Bloomberg report that said Apple had suspended all new company with them after discovering evidence of the labor offenses and attempts to cover …

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