British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the UK should prepare for Brexit to take place in 10 weeks, even in the absence of a trade deal with the European Union. Voters in New Zealand head to the polls Saturday to decide whether Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern should serve a second term. And, Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos, the former Mexican defense minister, was arrested Thursday by US authorities — acting on the orders of the Drug Enforcement Administration.
Vaccine developers say temporary halts show that the tests are being done properly, and that a difficult timeline comes with the territory. But the skeptical public might view it differently.
Digital tools like SIKU facilitate real-time monitoring and data gathering to give Arctic communities more capacity to track trends in sea ice and wildlife — and plan for the future.
France has become the latest European nation to announce stricter measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Also, Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov has tendered his resignation in the face of calls by political opponents for him to step down after a disputed election. And, a long-awaited prisoner swap between the warring parties in Yemen has begun.
For many textile workers in Oaxaca who have long depended on tourism to support their handicrafts, pivoting to face masks has helped keep their businesses going.
As many as 35,000 people may have been displaced and 200 people killed or injured in the Taliban's latest offensive in the southern Helmand province of Afghanistan.
Policy decisions made by the next US president will affect millions of queer people around the world.