After year-long sprint, Covid-19 vaccines finally at hand

PARIS (AFP) – Less than a year after an unknown coronavirus that has claimed 1.4 million lives began spreading across the globe, a number of highly promising Covid-19 vaccines are on the cusp of release. Health authorities could give a green light for emergency use within weeks, which would mark the most rapid vaccine development […]

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Erdogan pushes tough foreign policy despite economic pain

ANKARA (AFP) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan s increasingly assertive foreign policy is rankling Western allies and scaring away investors — but few analysts expect him to slow down. Critics accuse Erdogan of whipping up patriotism in a bid to shore up support after bitter municipal election losses last year saw his rivals win in […]

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