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Poorer nations scale back presence at COP26 due to Covid – latest updates

Coronavirus has infected more than 244M people and killed over 4.9M globally. Here are the virus-related developments for October 26: A young man receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine during a vaccination programme in Mexico City, Mexico on October 25, 2021. (Reuters) Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Climate-vulnerable countries forced to scale back their […]

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Uzbekistan President Mirziyoyev secures second term in landslide victory

Incumbent leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev wins his second term in office with a crushing 80.1 percent of votes, Central Election Commission has announced. The incumbent president Mirziyoyev was expected to win in a landslide against weak competition. (Uzbekistan Presidential Press Service / AP) Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been re-elected for a second five-year term in […]