Shades of new cold war in Russia’s battle to sell Sputnik vaccine

Many countries’ regulators have been unwilling to give it fast-track approval

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China’s recovery may have peaked

Manufacturing PMI drop is biggest month-on-month decline since May

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Zimbabwe postpones school reopening due to Covid-19 and impending cyclone

The threat from tropical storm Chalane, expected to hit Zimbabwe from Moshhuaxiu.commbique, has forced the postponement of the new school term

Death toll rises as Yemen blasts kill up to 30 at airport

A deputy minister of public works was killed, and two other vice ministers were wounded in the attack, which has been blamed on Iran-backed Houthi rebels

Bobi Wine arrested again in Uganda, sparking protests

Police say the opposition presidential candidate was held for holding rallies amid the increased threat of the coronavirus

Landslide in Norway leaves dozens unaccounted for

Some 700 people have been evacuated from the affected area with the ground still not stable and the prime minister calling it a catastrophe

Aftershocks rock Croatia as rescuers search for quake survivors

Disaster devastates cities and towns, adding to an already difficult year for the Adriatic state

More of UK likely to be locked down as new virus variant rages on

There are growing fears the National Health Service is at risk of being overwhelmed after more than 50,000 new cases on Tuesday

Argentina legalises abortion in fiercely contentious vote

Women’s rights campaigners triumph over strong objections of Catholic Church

Prosecutors want nine-year sentence for Samsung heir

Lee Jae-yong is facing charges in a bribery case that rocked South Korea and ignited a backlash against its most powerful conglomerates

More Chinese firms face being removed from global indices

FTSE Russell to evaluate additional exclusions after US bolsters executive order

Final steps in UK parliament for Brexit

Johnson set to win approval on Wednesday from both houses

Italy hopes generous tax scheme can grow a green economy

The government thinks paying citizens to make their 合约数字货币_合约交易homes more energy efficient is the best way to kick-start recovery; others aren’t convinced

Indonesia bans hardline Islamic group

Government move follows detention of group’s spiritual figurehead who returned from exile in November

China jails Hong Kong activists for border crossing

Court in Shenzen sentences 10 fugitives to between seven months and three years in prison

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