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AstraZeneca says COVID-19 vaccine trial in U.S still on hold
AstraZeneca Plc said on Saturday that its COVID-19 vaccine trial in the United States is still on hold.
Envelope with deadly poison ricin addressed to White House intercepted
An envelope addressed to the White House and intercepted by U.S. authorities contained a substance identified as ricin, a deadly poison that appeared to have been sent from Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said on Saturday.
Hours after U.S.-Canada border closure extended to October 21, Trump says it 'opening pretty soon'
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said border restrictions between Canada and the United States because of the novel coronavirus pandemic would be lifted "pretty soon", just hours after the two countries confirmed they would remain in place until at least Oct. 21.
Police clash with protesters at anti-lockdown demonstration in London
More than a thousand people gathered in central London on Saturday to protest against lockdown measures aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, before the event was broken up by police.
Belarus police detain hundreds of protesters in Minsk
Belarusian police detained hundreds of protesters in central Minsk on Saturday, a witness said, as around 2,000 people marched through the city demanding that President Alexander Lukashenko step down.
Kegs tapped in Munich pubs for mini-Oktoberfest in shadow of COVID-19
Innkeepers in Munich tapped their barrels on Saturday for revellers determined to make the most of a scaled-down Oktoberfest after the world's biggest beer festival was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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