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2021-02-28 Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine: FDA approves single-shot jab

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine, made by Belgian firm Janssen, is the third jab authorised in the US.

2021-02-28 Covid vaccine: Germany urged to back AstraZeneca jab for over-65s

A senior German immunologist tells the BBC that his country should reverse its decision on the jab.

2021-02-28 Covid: How this Indian firm is vaccinating the world

The Serum Institute of India isn't a household name, but it's the world's largest vaccine maker.

2021-02-27 Covid-19: Belgium prisoners quarantined after virus outbreak

All inmates at Namur prison have been confined to their cells amid the virus outbreak, officials say.

2021-02-27 Coronavirus: Biden's $1.9tn Covid relief bill passes House vote

The coronavirus aid bill passes despite total Republican opposition, but must now go to the Senate.

2021-02-26 BTS: Radio host apologises for comparing band to covid

The German radio host made the comments while talking about the band's cover of a Coldplay song.

2021-02-26 Covid-19: Are 'hate crimes' against Asian Americans on the rise?

Covid-related attacks directed at Asian Americans have escalated in the US - here's what's happening.

2021-02-26 Jamal Khashoggi: How intelligence report could dent US-Saudi ties for years

The release of the US intelligence probe into the Khashoggi murder deepens diplomatic difficulties.

2021-02-26 Singapore: Briton jailed for breaking strict quarantine

Nigel Skea, 52, was jailed and fined for breaking hotel quarantine to meet his fiancée on another floor.

2021-02-26 North Korea: Russian diplomats leave by hand-pushed trolley

The diplomats had no choice as Pyongyang has banned trains from leaving as part of Covid measures.

2021-02-26 Covid-19: Sri Lanka reverses 'anti-Muslim' cremation order

Critics said the forced burial order was intended to target minorities and did not respect religions.

2021-02-26 Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: How a massacre in the sacred city of Aksum unfolded

Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Aksum in Ethiopia's Tigray region, witnesses tell Amnesty and the BBC.

2021-02-26 Covid-19: US high school band students rehearse in individual bubbles

Wenatchee High School in Washington state found a creative way for their band students to practise safely.

2021-02-26 Golden Globes: Celebrity make-up artists on their job in the pandemic

Hollywood make-up artists on their experiences of working in the time of Covid-19.

2021-02-26 Fijian rugby league players sing tribute to Sydney quarantine staff

The rugby league players performed a song from their balconies in hotel quarantine in Australia.

2021-02-26 Analysis: Can Asia help Myanmar find a way out of coup crisis?

While Western sanctions may not help, China and South East Asia's influence may have some sway.

2021-02-25 Coronavirus: EU urged to adopt 'vaccine passports'

Greece and Austria want coronavirus-free tourists this summer, but other EU states have concerns.

2021-02-25 China denies requiring anal swabs from US diplomats

US media claims diplomats were made to undergo anal swabs to test for coronavirus.

2021-02-25 Princess Latifa urges UK police to reopen sister's kidnap case

Dubai ruler's captive daughter writes to British police about her sister's abduction 20 years ago.

2021-02-25 Viewpoint: Self-defence not the answer to Nigeria's kidnap crisis

The defence minister said people should at times provide their own security but it is not that easy.

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