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A Chinese student receiving a Covid-19 vaccine made by Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech and in Phase 3 clinical trials, at a local medical centre in Jinhua, in China’s eastern Zhejiang province. Photograph: AFP/Wu Yilu

Ethan Zhang needed to get back to work. Work was in Ivory Coast, however, and since January the global coronavirus outbreak had stranded the 26-year-o(...)

  US vice president Joe Biden,  Israel’s prime minister Benyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara and former British prime minister Tony Blair  at Israel’s parliament on January 13th, 2014 in Jerusalem. Photograph: Michael Gottschalk/Photothek via Getty Images

At one particularly strained point in US-Israel relations, Joe Biden publicly insisted the Israeli ambassador to Washington pass on a message: “You be(...)

Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei Consumer Group. Photograph: Omer Messinger/EPA

Huawei Technologies is making a Hail Mary bid to undo a US law that prohibits federal agencies and contractors from buying or using the Chinese teleco(...)

A family watches as US astronaut Neil Armstrong sets his foot on the moon July 20th, 1969. Photograph:  STR / AFP/Getty Images

I know just where I was 50 years ago this week, on a sweltering July evening. Giddy with excitement, my brothers and I were waiting to watch one of t(...)

US president-elect Donald  Trump takes questions from reporters at Trump Tower  in New York on Wednesday. Photograph: Damon Winter/New York Times

An escalating civil war between incoming president Donald Trump and the US intelligence community is presenting America’s spies with their biggest cr(...)

An image released by the Royal Thai Police on August 19th, 2015, shows a sketch of the main suspect in Monday’s deadly blast, in central Bangkok, Thailand. Photograph: Royal Thai Police

Thai police on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for an individual they described as a “foreign man”, in connection with a bomb blast in Bangkok that(...)

John Nash: he thought mathematicians were comparatively sane, at least compared with logicians.

The American mathematician John Nash, who has died aged 86 in a car crash along with his wife, made his public mark as the subject of the 2001 film A (...)

The products will be sold in countries and jurisdictions where they are legal, including cannabis in some places

Seattle-based private equity firm Privateer Holdings has agreed a deal with the estate of the Jamaican reggae star Bob Marley to launch a global canna(...)

The longest line at the Farnborough International Airshow last week was for a model aircraft. In the absence of the F-35 Lightning, the colossally exp(...)

Lakenheath, England: A United States F-15E Strike Eagle is taxied prior to departure from RAF Lakenheath. Photograph: Getty Images

In the years after the second World War, the runways at the military airfield in Lakenheath, Suffolk, that had been used by the Royal Air Forc(...)

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