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G-7 leaders pledge more than 1 billion COVID vaccine doses to poorer nations

G-7 leaders have wrapped up their summit in Carbis Bay, England, pledging more than one billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer nations and calling out China on several issues. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told reporters the doses would come both directly and through COVAX, the U.N.-backed program delivering vaccines ...

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Henri Marie Dondra named Central African Republic prime minister

Former finance minister was appointed prime minister a day after Firmin Ngrebada announced his resignation. Henri Marie Dondra has been named prime minister of the Central African Republic (CAR), the country’s presidency said in a statement. The appointment of the former finance minister on Friday came a day after former ...

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Israel swears in new government, ending Netanyahu’s 12-year rule

Israeli parliament approves new government, with right-wing nationalist Naftali Bennett sworn in as prime minister. Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year tenure as Israeli prime minister has come to an end, as the country’s parliament on Sunday approved a new coalition government led by right-wing nationalist Naftali Bennett. Bennett, the head of an ultranationalist party that controls ...

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