The Buzz | Horrific delay? Norway eyes police response to arrow attack

Norway announced it will hold an independent investigation into the actions of police and security agencies following a bow-and-arrow attack that killed five people and injured three others. Police have

The Buzz | US-based economists win Nobel prize for societal research

A U.S.-based economist won the Nobel prize for economics yesterday for pioneering research that showed an increase in minimum wage does not lead to less hiring and immigrants do not

The Buzz | Congo confirms new case of Ebola in country’s east

A case of Ebola has been confirmed in eastern Congo, according to the country’s Health Ministry and the National Institute of Biomedical Research, about five months after the country declared

The Buzz | WHO starts shipping COVID-19 medical supplies to North Korea

The World Health Organization has started shipping COVID-19 medical supplies into North Korea, a possible sign that the North is easing one of the world’s strictest pandemic border closures to

The Buzz | Nobel in chemistry honors ‘greener’ way to build molecules

Two scientists won the Nobel Prize for chemistry yesterday for finding an “ingenious” new way to build molecules that can be used to make everything from medicines to food flavorings. The work of

The Buzz | French report: 330,000 children victims of church sex abuse

An estimated 330,000 children were victims of sex abuse within France’s Catholic Church over the past 70 years, according to a report released yesterday that represents the country’s first major

The Buzz | From 007 to Macbeth: Daniel Craig plots return to Broadway

Fresh off his turn as James Bond in “No Time To Die”, which opened in U.S. theaters, Daniel Craig (right) has his next project lined up and its also got

The Buzz | Think tank finds Chinese aid to Pacific nations has declined

China gave significantly less aid to Pacific island nations in recent years despite Beijing’s diplomatic efforts to increase its influence in the region, according to a Sydney-based think tank. Chinese aid

The Buzz | France, Germany nominate WHO chief Tedros for a second term

Germany and France said they and other European Union countries have nominated Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia for a second term as director-general of the World Health Organization. This marks

The Buzz | Hong Kong June 4 vigil organizers to disband amid crackdown

The Hong Kong group that had organized annual vigils in remembrance of victims of the Chinese military’s crushing of the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests voted to disband this weekend

The Buzz | Boeing to build military aircraft drones in Australian city

Chicago-based aerospace giant Boeing has announced plans to build a new type of drone military aircraft in Australia. Boeing said yesterday it has selected Toowoomba city in Queensland state as

The Buzz | Pakistan says no rush to recognize Taliban gov’t

Pakistan’s foreign minister says Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers should understand that if they want recognition and assistance in rebuilding the war-battered country “they have to be more sensitive and more

The Buzz | UK says relations with France strong despite sub deal anger

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted that Britain’s relationship with France is “ineradicable,” despite fury in Paris over a U.S.-U.K.-Australia submarine deal. A meeting between French Defense Minister Florence Parly and

The Buzz | Air France-KLM plane returns to Beijing after smoke in cabin

An Air France-KLM flight returned to Beijing shortly after takeoff on Saturday after smoke filled the cabin, the airline said. The Boeing 777 connecting Beijing Airport with Paris-Charles de Gaulle suffered

The Buzz | Philippines’ Duterte will ‘die first’ before facing International court

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte would rather “die first” before facing an international tribunal, his spokesman said yesterday, the day after the International Criminal Court announced it would investigate allegations of

The Buzz | WHO reports big drop in new coronavirus infections

The World Health Organization said there were about 4 million coronavirus cases reported globally last week, marking the first major drop in new infections in more than two months. In

The Buzz | Covid: Dutch advise booster shots only for immune-compromised

The Dutch government’s independent medical advisory body says that booster shots of coronavirus vaccines should be given “with high priority” to people with seriously compromised immune systems. The Health Council of

The Buzz | Dutch court: Uber drivers covered by taxi labor agreement

A court in Amsterdam ruled yesterday that Uber drivers fall under the Dutch taxi drivers’ collective labor agreement — meaning they are entitled to the same employment benefits as taxi

The Buzz | New Zealand buys 500K Pfizer doses from Denmark

New Zealand is buying an extra 500,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine from Denmark as it tries to keep its coronavirus vaccination program running at full speed, the government said. The

The Buzz | US nursing home deaths in 2020 much higher: study

Researchers say federal government data significantly understated the ravages of COVID-19 in nursing homes last year. Official numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are missing about 12% of

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