WORLD | December 2020

22 people killed in Yemen airport attack

UK lawmakers approve Brexit trade deal ahead of year-end deadline

6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes in Croatia

UK grants emergency approval for AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine

Saudi activist sentenced to nearly six years in prison

Chinese regulators order Ant Group to address regulatory issues

Niger holds general elections

EU begins coronavirus vaccine distribution

UK and EU reach a post-Brexit trade deal, ahead of December 31 deadline

Israel to hold a fourth national election in two years

EU regulators approve the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine

UK places London area under newly-created “Tier 4” restrictions

Russia receives two-year ban from international sporting events

Chinese spacecraft returns with lunar samples

Kidnapped Nigerian students returned

French President Macron tests positive for coronavirus

EU officials unveil new tech regulation proposals

Boko Haram claims responsibility for mass kidnapping

Farmer strikes continue in India

UN holds global climate summit

Lebanese prosecutors announce charges related to port explosion

Israel and Morocco form diplomatic ties

GE agrees to $200M fine

Canada approves Pfizer vaccine

India farming protests continue

China reaches record trade surplus

Post-Brexit trade talks continue

Japan retreives asteroid samples

UK begins coronavirus vaccinations

Venezuela legislative elections

China spacecraft lands on moon

Singapore becomes first country to approve lab-grown meat product

Prehistoric paintings discovered in Amazonian rainforest

Arecibo Observatory radio telescope collapses

Pfizer receives emergency approval for vaccine in UK

Giving Tuesday 2020

China announces sanctions on individuals linked to pro-democracy groups