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Trump says US coronavirus vaccine 'possible' by election

Trump says US coronavirus vaccine 'possible' by election

President Donald Trump on Thursday said that a vaccine may be produced ahead of the US presidential election on November 3 -- a more optimistic timeline than given by his top infectious diseases doctor.Asked by radio talk show host Geraldo Rivera whether a vac

Guinea ruling party asks president to run for third term

Guinea ruling party asks president to run for third term

Guinea's ruling party on Thursday urged President Alpha Conde to seek a third term in elections due this year, a scenario that has sparked clashes in the West African state.Under Guinea's constitution, presidents may only serve two terms.Conde, 82, was elect

Rajapaksa party on course for big Sri Lanka election win

Rajapaksa party on course for big Sri Lanka election win

Sri Lanka's ruling party took a clear lead Thursday in early results from parliamentary elections in which the dominant Rajapaksa family hope to strengthen their grip on power.Counting in the island's south showed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's Sri Lank

Biden, Trump scramble to replan nomination speeches

Biden, Trump scramble to replan nomination speeches

The US election plunged deeper into unprecedented territory Wednesday when challenger Joe Biden announced he would accept his nomination virtually and President Donald Trump suggested breaking tradition by holding his own ceremony at the White House.Citing cor