The assessment from the head of the vaccine maker comes as Hong Kong joins others announce travel curbs.
Barbados swears in its own president as head of state as Caribbean island distances itself from colonial past.
Visualising the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup
Twenty-three countries, 64 years and nearly 2,000 matches. Here’s how the Arab World plays football.
Maxwell and Epstein were ‘partners in crime’, US prosecutor says
Ghislaine Maxwell is on trial for recruiting and grooming teen girls for disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein to abuse.
‘How did it come here?’: Nepal seeks to bring home lost treasures
Heritage activists try to bring home some of the thousands of items whisked out over decades from the Himalayan country.
Iran and world powers resume Vienna talks to restore nuclear deal
Russia’s representative says talks begin ‘quite successfully’ as Iran’s negotiator says Tehran is seeking a ‘fair’ deal.
France sending more security forces to Guadeloupe amid unrest
French minister for overseas territories is holding talks in Guadeloupe amid days of protests over COVID curbs.
Amazon deforestation is rising. Guyana offers a rare bright spot
Guyana, where trees cover 90 percent of the land, can offer insights to protect world’s largest rainforest, experts say.
PSG’s Lionel Messi wins record seventh Ballon d’Or
Barcelona and Spain midfielder Alexia Putellas wins the women’s award for first time after outstanding season.