US president Joe Biden’s administration made the call for the waiver amid WTO talks on easing trade rules. File photograph: J Scott Applewhite/AP Photo/Bloomberg

US president Joe Biden’s administration is throwing its support behind efforts to waive intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines in an (...)

The WTO said on Thursday that the two women were the remaining candidates for director-general after the field was cut from five to two. Photograph: Fabrice CoffriniI / AFP via Getty Images

Former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korean trade minister Yoo Myung-hee are the final candidates to head the World Trade O(...)