February 3, 2021

Myanmar holds 1st Cabinet meeting after military coup

Action plan discussed at meeting with newly appointed ministers as part of state of emergency […]
February 2, 2021

How the EU’s vaccine effort turned into a crisis

Daniel Boffey, the Guardian’s Brussels bureau chief, looks at why the EU’s vaccination programme has become so chaotic. Last Friday the commission attempted an ill-fated plan to seek to erect a vaccine border on the island of Ireland by triggering a clause in the Brexit withdrawal agreement […]
February 1, 2021

Myanmar Military Takes Power for One Year, Suu Kyi in Detention

Myanmar’s military detained Aung San Suu Kyi, declared a state of emergency and seized power for a year after disputing her party’s landslide November election victory in a setback for the country’s nascent transition to democracy. […]
February 1, 2021

Iran’s Rouhani hopes Biden will return to Obama-era nuclear deal as he dubs Trump a ‘tyrant’

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has called on United States President-elect, Joe Biden, to return to the 2015 nuclear deal and lift sanctions imposed on Tehran by Donald Trump’s administration. […]