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UK hits target: Gives at least 1 vaccine shot to 15 million

UK hits target: Gives at least 1 vaccine shot to 15 million

LONDON — The U.K.

After impeachment acquittal, Trump remains dominant in GOP

NEW YORK — The Republican Party still belongs to Donald Trump. After he incited a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol last month, the GOP considered purging the norm-shattering former president.

GOP's McConnell: Trump morally responsible for Jan. 6 attack

WASHINGTON — In his speech from the Senate floor, Sen. Mitch McConnell delivered a scalding denunciation of Donald Trump, calling him “morally responsible” for the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Egypt: Archaeologists unearth ancient beer factory in Abydos

Egypt: Archaeologists unearth ancient beer factory in Abydos

CAIRO — American and Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed what could be the oldest known beer factory at one of the most prominent archaeological sites of ancient Egypt, a top antiquities official said Saturday.
Lebanon administers 1st vaccines to health workers, elderly

Lebanon administers 1st vaccines to health workers, elderly

BEIRUT — Lebanon administered Sunday its first jabs of COVID-19 vaccine, with an intensive care unit physician and a well-known 93-year-old comedian becoming the first to receive Pfizer-BioNTech doses.

Turkey says 13 of its citizens killed by militants in N.Iraq

ANKARA, Turkey — Troops have found the bodies of 13 Turkish citizens abducted by Kurdish insurgents in a cave complex in northern Iraq, the Turkish defence minister said Sunday.
Germany tightens border checks to keep out virus variants

Germany tightens border checks to keep out virus variants

BERLIN — Germany on Sunday implemented tight border controls on its frontiers with the Czech Republic and Austria’s Tyrol province in an effort to stem the spread of more contagious coronavirus variants.
2 impeachment trials, 2 escape hatches for Donald Trump

2 impeachment trials, 2 escape hatches for Donald Trump

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's first impeachment trial centred on a phone call Americans never heard with the leader of a country very far away. The trial went on for two weeks of he-said-she-said.
Biden White House seeks to turn page on Trump

Biden White House seeks to turn page on Trump

WASHINGTON — The end of former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial opens a new chapter for his successor in the White House.
Powerful Japan quake sets off landslide, minor injuries

Powerful Japan quake sets off landslide, minor injuries

TOKYO — Residents in northeastern Japan on Sunday cleaned up clutter and debris in stores and homes after a strong earthquake set off a landslide on a highway, damaged buildings and parts of bullet train lines and caused power blackouts for thousands