TOKYO (Sputnik) – The Japanese Foreign Ministry confirmed on Wednesday that UK Secretary of State for International Trade Elizabeth Truss would visit Japan on Friday to sign a bilateral post-Brexit free trade deal on behalf of London.
With good will from both sides, a fair Brexit deal is still possible. Now, though, pragmatism is needed – and not a constant obsession with who will be the winner and who the loser.
A new Covid-19 vaccine candidate is almost 95 percent effective, its American manufacturer has said, potentially giving it the edge in the race to defeat the virus. US-based biotechnology company Moderna announced on Monday that the two-dose mRNA-1273 vaccine it is developing has an efficacy of 94.5 percent, based on the results of a Phase-3…
While the coronavirus pandemic raged out of control across the world, shoppers in the US found themselves in a rather tricky situation when they realised that Amazon had failed to deliver toilet paper. Walmart has taken advantage of the confusion and people’s concerns and labelled loo paper as being “suitable for a gift”.
Dutch police scrambled to the Saudi Embassy in the Hague after the building was struck by gunshots in the early hours of Thursday morning. The incident took place shortly before 6am local time on Koninginnegracht street according to police spokesman Steven van Santen. No one was injured in the incident, while the media reported at…
According to a firm that handles US expatriate affairs, 2020 is shaping up to be a record year for Americans renouncing their US citizenship, going by data from the year’s first nine months. The news is all the more notable, since US consulates have truncated their affairs since March when the COVID-19 pandemic went global.
The first COVID-19 vaccines are nearing approval. Wealthy countries have already secured the rights to billions of doses, while others are at risk of growing even more dependent on China or Russia.