KHARTOUM, Nov 26 Leading Sudanese politician and former prime minister Sadiq al-Mahdi died from a coronavirus infection three weeks after being hospitalised in the United Arab Emirates, according to family sources and a party statement early on Thursday.
BERLIN, Nov 26 Germany might have to extend measures to dampen the coronavirus pandemic into March, Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff said on Thursday after officials agreed tighter rules at least until Dec. 20 on Wednesday.
LONDON, Nov 26 British finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Thursday that the path for the public finances set out by official forecasters on Wednesday was not a sustainable one, the closest he has come to acknowledging that taxes will need to rise.
Nov 26 Pfizer Inc with partner BioNTech SE, Moderna Inc and AstraZeneca Plc have released trial data this month showing their experimental vaccines are effective in preventing the disease.
PARIS, Nov 26 People in France could return to some form of normal life by autumn 2021 provided that a major vaccination programme to tackle the COVID-19 virus works well, French government scientific adviser Arnaud Fontanet told BFM TV on Thursday.
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