Over 1 BILLION doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against Covid expected in 2021 as producer promises low prices

More than 500 million people will be able to take the pioneering Russian Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus next year. Its developers say the two-shot jab will be sold cheaper than those of its foreign competitors. … Read More >Over 1 BILLION doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against Covid expected in 2021 as producer promises low prices

Trump supporters to Georgia Republicans: Back the president or get ‘destroyed’ in January Senate runoffs

When Georgia’s Republican governor signed off on Joe Biden’s win in the state, President Trump’s most loyal supporters took the move as a stab in the back. They have vowed to punish the GOP for its apparent betrayal, at any cost. … Read More >Trump supporters to Georgia Republicans: Back the president or get ‘destroyed’ in January Senate runoffs

Biden approved to receive President’s Daily Brief, gaining access to high-level intelligence – reports

The White House has given the nod for President-elect Joe Biden to receive the President’s Daily Brief, a classified intelligence document prepared for the commander in chief each day, according to multiple media reports. … Read More >Biden approved to receive President’s Daily Brief, gaining access to high-level intelligence – reports

Trump throws shade at ‘overrated general’ Mattis after ex-Pentagon chief says ‘America First’ must be ELIMINATED from policy

US President Donald Trump has heaped scorn on his former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, after the general called on Joe Biden to ditch Trump’s “America First” foreign policy in favor of a “network of solid alliances.” … Read More >Trump throws shade at ‘overrated general’ Mattis after ex-Pentagon chief says ‘America First’ must be ELIMINATED from policy

‘America’s BACK,’ Biden’s recycled Obama-era cabinet picks promise – and that’s the problem

US president-elect Joe Biden has officially unveiled his cabinet picks, who introduced themselves in a hail of platitudes promising a return to the Obama model of velvet-gloved regime change and woke warmongering. … Read More >‘America’s BACK,’ Biden’s recycled Obama-era cabinet picks promise – and that’s the problem

Iran’s supreme leader says trying to lift sanctions through talks ‘was fruitless’

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has dismissed the “path of negotiations” with Western states to lift sanctions. However, the government in Tehran says foreign companies are already preparing to return to the country. … Read More >Iran’s supreme leader says trying to lift sanctions through talks ‘was fruitless’

France’s interior minister launches probe after ‘shocking images’ of police clearing migrant camp

France is investigating images showing police dismantling a 450-strong migrant camp in central Paris, clashing with demonstrators, attacking journalists and using batons and tear gas against the crowd. … Read More >France’s interior minister launches probe after ‘shocking images’ of police clearing migrant camp

Mayors of Budapest & Warsaw revolt against Hungarian & Polish govts, ask EU to send money directly to them

The governments of Hungary and Poland have been blasted for derailing the EU budget and Covid-19 recovery fund by the mayors of Budapest and Warsaw, who wrote to Brussels urging it to work directly with regional authorities. … Read More >Mayors of Budapest & Warsaw revolt against Hungarian & Polish govts, ask EU to send money directly to them

‘Stop the threat’: Saudi Arabia blames Houthis for Aramco missile attack in letter to UN Security Council

Saudi Arabia has told the United Nations Security Council that Yemen’s Houthi militia is behind the missile attack at a petroleum facility in Jeddah owned by its Aramco oil company on Monday, in a formal letter seen by reporters. … Read More >‘Stop the threat’: Saudi Arabia blames Houthis for Aramco missile attack in letter to UN Security Council