WORLD | February 2021

US conducts airstrikes in Syria

Australian lawmakers pass new media law

COVAX vaccine initiative begins rollout

Supreme Court rules NY prosecutor can access Trump tax records

Canadian lawmakers declare Chinese repression of Uighur Muslims to be genocide

Israel begins lifting restrictions, requires vaccination passes

Mass protests continue in Myanmar with nationwide strike

UK announces pledge to make vaccines available by July 31

New study shows Pfizer coronavirus vaccine 85% effective after single dose

Myanmar miitary files new charges against deposed civilian leader

New WTO director makes history

Rocket attack in Iraq kills one, injurs eight

WHO approves AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine

7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes in Japan

Mario Draghi sworn in as Italian PM

Myanmar protests continue, prompting military countermeasures

Tokyo Olympics head resigns

Saudi activist released from jail

Iran begins producing uranium metal

UAE spacecraft reaches Mars orbit

South Africa announces plans to distribute Johnson and Johnson vaccine

Myanmar military leaders enact curfew, limit gatherings

WHO researchers deliver preliminary update on coronavirus investigation

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala set to lead the WTO

20 people arrested in Haiti following alleged coup

Russia expels diplomats following Navalny protests

Glacier break in India kills 18, leaves 200 missing

South Africa suspends rollout of AstraZeneca vaccine

Protesters gather in Myanmar

Brazilian mining company agrees to $7B settlement

Myanmar military leaders charge deposed civilian leader

Navalny sentenced to two years, eight months in jail

Russian coronavirus vaccine results

WHO researchers begin investigation into coronavirus origins

Russian protests continue

Myanmar military stages a coup