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UK PM Johnson backs key aide over lockdown breach claims

UK PM Johnson backs key aide over lockdown breach claims

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday defied pressure from within his own party and backed top aide Dominic Cummings over allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown rules.Cummings has been a highly divisive figure in British politics since mastermin

Bolsonaro bets big on 'right-wing' drug against virus

Bolsonaro bets big on 'right-wing' drug against virus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro neatly sums up how thoroughly politics has hijacked the debate over using malaria drugs against the new coronavirus: "Right-wingers take chloroquine."The far-right leader made the remark Tuesday, a day before his government

Pandemic politics costing lives in Brazil

Pandemic politics costing lives in Brazil

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro keeps saying coronavirus fears are overblown. Other officials at the federal, state and local levels insist the danger is all too real.Brazil is torn by a deep political divide over how to respond to the pandemic, and it is t

Former I.Coast PM faces war crimes lawsuit in France

Former I.Coast PM faces war crimes lawsuit in France

Ivory Coast's former prime minister Guillaume Soro, a rebel leader before he entered politics, is facing a lawsuit in France for war crimes, torture and murder, lawyers told AFP.The plaintiffs say the case is being filed in France because Soro has been living

Ex Georgian leader appointed reform aide in Ukraine

Ex Georgian leader appointed reform aide in Ukraine

Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili on Thursday was appointed to a Ukrainian advisory body on reforms, in a move that marks his comeback to the ex-Soviet country's politics.President Volodymyr Zelensky, who has vowed to secure Western investment and