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Politics Jan 06EU agency approves Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine
The European Union's medicines agency gave the green light Wednesday to Moderna Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine, a decision that gives the 27-nation bloc a second vaccine to use in the desperate battle to tame the virus rampaging across the continent.
World Dec 21EU drug regulator approves Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine
The move Monday raises hopes that the 27 nations in the European Union bloc can begin giving the shots shortly after Christmas.
World Apr 26Dutch students complete Atlantic crossing forced by virus
Greeted by relieved parents, pet dogs, flares and a cloud of orange smoke, a group of 25 Dutch high school students with very little sailing experience ended a trans-Atlantic voyage Sunday that was forced on them by coronavirus restrictions.
World Dec 11Myanmar’s Suu Kyi denies Rohingya genocide allegations at UN court
In a measured tone, Suu Kyi calmly refuted allegations that the army had killed civilians, raped women and torched houses in 2017 in what Myanmar’s accusers describe as a deliberate campaign of ethnic cleansing and genocide…
World Dec 10UN high court hears Rohingya genocide allegations
More than 700,000 Rohingya fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape what has been called an ethnic cleansing campaign involving mass rapes, killings and the torching of homes.
World Mar 19Dutch prosecutors consider terror motive in tram shooting
Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday they are taking very seriously the possibility that the deadly shooting on a tram in the central city of Utrecht was an act of terror.
World Mar 18Gunman kills 3 on Dutch tram
A gunman killed three people and wounded nine on a streetcar in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning in what the mayor said appeared to be a terror attack, touching off a manhunt that saw heavily armed officers…