Drugmakers and governments had hoped the scale of the COVID-19 crisis would allay concerns about vaccines, which they see as crucial to defeating the pandemic and enabling economies to fully recover from its impact.
The US social platform said it would add new labels to these accounts and would 'no longer amplify' their tweets through its recommendation systems, in the latest move to identify and limit the spread of government-led influence campaigns.
Economic recovery around the world could come faster if any COVID-19 vaccine is made available to all as a public good, World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday.
The Rhodes Art Complex will become South Mill Arts following calls to stop glorifying an imperialist who annexed swathes of southern Africa as part of the British empire and paved the way for racial segregation in South Africa.
"This morning, a decision was taken to create an investigative committee which in four days maximum must provide a detailed report on responsibility -- how, who, what, where? There will be judicial decisions," he told Europe 1 radio.
The city said the significance of the anniversary of the bombing that killed 140,000 people before the end of 1945 had prompted its decision to hold the ceremony despite the spread of the virus, but taking strict precautions.
An official source familiar with preliminary investigations blamed the incident on 'inaction and negligence', saying 'nothing was done' by committees and judges involved in the matter to order the removal of hazardous material.
TikTok said it would expand partnerships with PolitiFact and Lead Stories to fact-check potential misinformation about the election. It will also allow users to report vote-related misinformation on the app, the company said in a blog post.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took centre stage Wednesday at a ceremony laying the foundations for a temple at a flashpoint holy site exactly a year after imposing direct rule on Muslim-majority Kashmir - twin triumphs for his Hindu nationalist government.
The German manufacturer of BMWs, Minis and Rolls-Royces, said deliveries had begun to recover, including in China, but the rebound would not be enough to make up for the shortfall in sales lost to the pandemic.
US law states that presidential decisions blocking deals on national security grounds are not subject to judicial reviews. However, a legal challenge is possible under the fifth amendment of the US Constitution.