Biden marks ‘heartbreaking’ US coronavirus death toll
24 February 2021 | 7:00 am
US President Joe Biden calls the 500,000 US coronavirus death toll "a truly grim, heartbreaking milestone" during remarks ahead of a candlelight ceremony to honor the lives lost to the pandemic.
The British prime minister is to face an immediate no-confidence vote, lawmakers within his Conservative Party say. Johnson has faced months of accusations over lockdown parties at his home and offices.
The US president has outlined a new plan for economic cooperation with Latin America amidst rising Chinese influence in the region. He is also expected to present a new plan for regional migration issues.
This week, the US pledged close to $2 billion in private sector funds to help fight migration, adding to another billion already promised in December. US Vice President Kamala Harris made the announcement on day one of the Summit of the Americas, which is taking place in Los Angeles. The move is supposed to help control migration from Central America, one of the major themes of the talks. But there were some key players missing from the US-hosted summit. We take a closer look.
The American and Brazilian presidents spoke on the sidelines of the Americas Summit, with Jair Bolsonaro trying to breathe life into his re-election campaign and Joe Biden keen to have something to show for his event.
London is preparing unilateral changes to the protocol governing trade in Northern Ireland post-Brexit. The head of Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party accused Boris Johnson's government of choosing a "destructive path."
In a bid to reassert US influence in Latin America and counter Chinese influence, Biden signed a new pact to take more laborers and offer greater humanitarian assistance to migrants.
The first flight to take asylum seekers from the United Kingdom to Rwanda can go ahead next week, the High Court in London ruled after a judge dismissed attempts to win an injunction to stop the deportation to the East African nation.
A controversial plan by the British government to fly asylum-seekers from the UK to Rwanda is set to go ahead after a court rejected a last-minute appeal.
The remains of UK journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira have been found in the Amazon jungle, according to a report. However, federal police deny that the bodies had been found and identified.
The first deportation from the UK to Rwanda has been grounded after a European Court of Human Rights ruling.
The UK is set to deport an unspecified number of migrants of various nationalities to Rwanda, in a controversial deal that was given the green light by British courts. Rwandans are watching events unfold with skepticism.
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