There is emerging evidence to suggest that the recently discovered, highly transmissible COVID-19 variant first reported in the United Kingdom is potentially more deadly, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.
IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled.
The Biden administration is proposing to Russia a five-year extension of the New START treaty limiting the number of U.S. and Russian strategic nuclear weapons, U.S. officials said Thursday.
World leaders welcomed into their ranks the new U.S. President Joe Biden, noting their most pressing problems, including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, require multilateral cooperation, an approach his predecessor Donald Trump ridiculed.
The incoming director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is arriving at an agency that has been relegated to the sidelines during the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking ahead of President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20, Nicola Sturgeon, first minister of Scotland, said the country “will be very happy to say ‘cheerio’ to Donald Trump.”
Outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says China’s policies on Muslims, ethnic minorities in Xinjiang Province constitute 'genocide.'
In his final days in office, President Donald Trump issued a new proclamation on Monday lifting coronavirus-related bans on travel from Brazil, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and much of Europe as the U.S. inches towards 400,000 COVID-19 deaths.
The number of dead from the virus is about equal to the population of Brussels, Mecca, Minsk or Vienna.
German news agency dpa is reporting that illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of duo Siegfried & Roy has died in Las Vegas at age 81.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States has designated Cuba as a "state sponsor of terrorism."
Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, have received their COVID-19 vaccinations, royal officials said Saturday.
Scotland's Justice Minister Humza Yousaf is calling on officials to deny President Trump's entry into the U.K. following the riots in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, blaming him directly for inciting a "violent mob" at the nation's Capitol.
Iraq’s judiciary says it has issued an arrest warrant for outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the killing of an Iranian general and a powerful Iraqi militia leader last year.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is among those in the United States and abroad speaking out after a mob of violent protesters made its way into the U.S. Capitol.
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said President Donald Trump would not be welcomed to visit his Turnberry golf course amid the U.K.‘s current coronavirus lockdown in response to rumors that Trump is planning to visit the property a day before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Top national security agencies are confirming that Russia was likely responsible for a massive hack of U.S. government departments and corporations, rejecting Trump’s claim that China might be to blame.
Scientists in South Africa are urgently testing to see if the vaccines for COVID-19 will be effective against the country’s variant virus.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday a new national lockdown for England until at least mid-February to combat a fast-spreading new variant of the coronavirus, even as Britain ramped up its vaccination program by becoming the first nation to start using the shot developed by Oxford University and drugmaker AstraZeneca.
As we begin the near year, experts are still working hard to learn more about COVID-19 to learn how to fight it. We caught up with a lead researcher in Taiwan about new information he has discovered about the origin of the novel virus.