David Collenette, who served as Canada's defence minister in the 1990s, believes the wide-ranging allegations against Australian troops in Afghanistan are reminiscent of the Somalia crisis his nation faced at the time he assumed office.
The UK has become the first country to license the vaccine developed by the American pharma giant Pfizer in collaboration with German biotechnology company BioNTech. International virology experts have discussed new vaccines entering the market, their efficacy, and ability to curb the spread of COVID.
Such an experiment with the creation of a single digital currency between states would be the first in the world.
There are currently about 40 ongoing preliminary investigations against Daesh* returnees over war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity. So far, almost none of the Swedish jihadists has faced trial.
Equinor admitted that it doesn't know how much oil has leaked into the ground or what the cost of a clean-up will amount to and is now facing criminal charges from state environmental authorities.
Georgia is holding two runoff elections for the US Senate in January because no candidate received a majority during the November vote. This round will determine if the GOP retains its majority in the chamber, as Republicans need to win at least one seat in order to prevent the Senate splitting 50/50.
Senior White House adviser Ivanka Trump spoke as a witness in the case involving the money raised for Donald Trump's January 2017 inauguration, in which she instructed the Trump International Hotel to charge a "fair market rate" for throwing the high-profile event, according to Alan Garten, the general counsel for the Trump Organisation.
The global death toll from the coronavirus is now over 1.49 million, while the overall tally is more than 64.4 million. The most affected nations are the US (13.9 million infected, 273,000 deaths), India (9.5 million cases, 138,000 fatalities), and Brazil (6.4 million cases, and over 174,000 deaths).