‘Manipulated’ internal vaccine evaluation emails leaked following December cyberattack – EU drug regulator

Emails related to the vaccine evaluation process were leaked following a December hacking attack on the EMA, the European drug regulator, the agency said, adding that data was “manipulated” to undermine trust in the vaccines. … Read More >‘Manipulated’ internal vaccine evaluation emails leaked following December cyberattack – EU drug regulator

Erdogan hopes Biden will bring resolution on S-400 spat and says Turkey wants the F-35 fighter jets it paid for

President Erdogan said he hopes the Biden administration will move to resolve tensions between Ankara and Washington over the purchase of a Russian missile system. The US halted delivery of F-35s to Turkey in response to the deal. … Read More >Erdogan hopes Biden will bring resolution on S-400 spat and says Turkey wants the F-35 fighter jets it paid for

‘We are under siege’: Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine says military has taken over his home as election count continues

Uganda’s main challenger to the presidency, Bobi Wine, has claimed that the country’s military has besieged his home, as votes are still being counted from Thursday’s poll in an election already marred by controversy. … Read More >‘We are under siege’: Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine says military has taken over his home as election count continues

Daily Mail’s man in the Duma? Western media’s favorite Russian conspiracy loon Solovey reportedly considering parliamentary run

With parliamentary elections set for this autumn, Russian parties are starting to select their candidates. Astonishingly, a man best described as Moscow’s answer to Alex Jones is tipped to join the fray as a liberal contender. … Read More >Daily Mail’s man in the Duma? Western media’s favorite Russian conspiracy loon Solovey reportedly considering parliamentary run

‘Unacceptable’: 6 EU countries urge bloc to address Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine delays, as Canada also flags supply issues

Six EU governments have written to the bloc’s executive to call for action as deliveries of Covid-19 vaccines made by Pfizer/BioNTech are being delayed, while supply issues have also been reported in Canada. … Read More >‘Unacceptable’: 6 EU countries urge bloc to address Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine delays, as Canada also flags supply issues

Microsoft, Oracle & Co full speed ahead on Covid-19 vaccine passports, citing incipient government demand

US tech and health behemoths have joined forces to roll out yet another Covid-19 vaccination passport, dangling a return to international travel but raising more questions about the future of privacy. … Read More >Microsoft, Oracle & Co full speed ahead on Covid-19 vaccine passports, citing incipient government demand

Washington’s National Mall to be closed for Biden inauguration ‘to ensure safety,’ says National Park Service

The iconic National Mall in Washington, DC will be closed to the public for a week for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, the National Park Service (NPS) said, amid security concerns in the wake of the Capitol attack. … Read More >Washington’s National Mall to be closed for Biden inauguration ‘to ensure safety,’ says National Park Service

‘Legacy of isolation & defeat’: Cuba slams US over sanctions on interior minister for alleged ‘human rights abuse’

Washington has imposed a new round of sanctions on Cuba’s Interior Ministry, also blacklisting the agency’s head over his alleged role in “human rights abuses.” Havana condemned the move as “coercive” and “illegitimate.” … Read More >‘Legacy of isolation & defeat’: Cuba slams US over sanctions on interior minister for alleged ‘human rights abuse’

Syria envoy who admitted LYING to Trump about troop levels now defends his Middle East policy, says Biden should keep it

President Donald Trump’s policy in the Middle East delivered “clear results” and Joe Biden shouldn’t change it, the US ex-envoy to the anti-terrorist coalition operating in Syria and Iraq argued in the pages of Foreign Affairs. … Read More >Syria envoy who admitted LYING to Trump about troop levels now defends his Middle East policy, says Biden should keep it