Hundreds of Guatemalans partly burned the Congress building on Saturday in a protest demanding the resignation of President Alejandro Giammattei, following the passage of a budget that has sparked outrage in the impoverished Central American nation.
China live-streamed footage of its new manned submersible parked at the bottom of the Mariana Trench on Friday, part of a historic mission into the deepest underwater valley on the planet.
The US has withdrawn from the Open Skies Treaty due to non-compliance by Russia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday, making good on a planned move by the outgoing Trump administration.
Canada and Britain have struck a new trade deal, beating the Dec. 31 Brexit deadline that would have triggered new tariffs on a range of Canadian exports. The interim deal will replace Canada’s current agreement with Britain under the European Union that currently covers trade between the two countries until a new formal pact can be negotiated in the coming year.
Brazil's health ministry said on Sunday it will sign non-binding letters of intent to purchase coronavirus vaccines from four companies and Russia's sovereign wealth fund, adding that any purchase will depend on the approval of the nation's regulators.
Spain will begin a comprehensive coronavirus vaccination program in January and expects to have covered a substantial part of the population within six months, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Sunday.
Dutch authorities have culled some 190,000 chickens after a highly contagious strain of bird flu broke out in at least two poultry farms, the agriculture ministry said on Sunday.
Emotions were running high on Saturday at the funeral of a black Brazilian man beaten to death by white security guards in an assault that sparked protests across the country.
The Falkland Islands' government has released new information on the current state of the Capital Development Program, saying that progress has been good despite the disruption from Covid-19.
Moderna will charge governments between US$ 25 and US$ 37 per dose of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate depending on the amount ordered, CEO Stephane Bancel told German weekly Welt am Sonntag (WamS).