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G-20 summit ends with support for COVID-19 vaccines for all

Leaders of the world’s most powerful nations wrapped up the Group of 20 summit on Sunday, vowing to spare no effort to protect lives and ensure affordable access to COVID-19 vaccines for all people.

For Netanyahu and Israel, Trump’s gifts kept on coming

President Trump’s treatment of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been nothing short of lavish.

Mortar shells hit Kabul residential areas; at least 8 dead

The shells were fired from two cars, Interior Ministry spokesperson Tariq Arian said. No one took immediate responsibility for the early morning attack that also targeted the posh Wazir Akbar Khan area of Kabul, which houses diplomatic missions.

How a man with a van is challenging UK drug policy

Overdoses are more common in Scotland, by some measures, than even the United States. In 2018, Scotland had nearly 20 drug-related deaths per 100,000 people, compared with 18 deaths in the United States and around five in Ireland, Finland, and Sweden.

Remains of two killed in Vesuvius eruption are discovered at Pompeii

Excavations at a suburban villa outside ancient Pompeii this month have recovered the remains of two original dwellers frozen in time by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius one fateful morning nearly 2,000 years ago.

US, Taiwan step up economic cooperation in new dialogue

The US and Taiwan are stepping up cooperation in a newly created economic dialogue, in another move from the outgoing Trump administration to increase official exchanges with the self-ruled island.

APEC leaders, including Trump, agree on free trade

Leaders from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, including US President Donald Trump, pledged Friday to work toward free, open and non-discriminatory trade and investment to revive their coronavirus-battered economies.

Iran’s allies on high alert in Trump’s final weeks in office

Iran has instructed allies across the Middle East to be on high alert and avoid provoking tensions with the United States that could give an outgoing Trump administration cause to launch attacks in the US president’s final weeks in office, Iraqi officials have said.