‘We feel sorry for decent Americans’: election debate bewilders Asian viewers

In countries where the debate was shown live with translation, audiences and interpreters were unable to keep up with the flurry of interjections and interruptions The session was seen as ‘symbolic of how polarised American politics has become’, while opinions…

Vaccines alone won’t be enough to fight Covid-19, Novartis CEO says

Vas Narasimhan says significant supplies of highly effective vaccines probably won’t be available until the end of next year Even once such a shot is on the market, he says, it probably won’t protect everyone Vaccines alone won’t be enough…

‘It was not an explosion’: sonic boom from fighter jet rattles Paris

Police said the noise was caused by the sonic boom of a Rafale jet breaking the sound barrier to help an aircraft that had lost contact The thud was heard all over the French capital and prompted a surge in…

World’s first patient cured of HIV dies of cancer

The 54-year-old became known as the ‘Berlin Patient’ after his HIV was eradicated by treatment there in 2007 His case offered a glimmer of hope that one day a cure will be found that eventually ends the Aids pandemic Timothy…

Taiwan’s KMT turns to comic actor to tackle election tragedy

Stanley Fung tells public ‘democracy salon’ that the party needs to get back on its feet to save the Republic of China Kuomintang will also need to stand firm against Taiwanese independence efforts, he says After a year of electoral…

politico | Biden campaign faces questions about whether he should skip next debates

The campaign insisted he would participate in the final two, but some Democrats said he should demand rule changes The moment Joe Biden’s first debate against Donald Trump ended, his campaign was already confronted with questions about whether it should…

politico | Biden campaign faces questions about whether he should skip next debates

The campaign insisted he would participate in the final two, but some Democrats said he should demand rule changes The moment Joe Biden’s first debate against Donald Trump ended, his campaign was already confronted with questions about whether it should…

politico | Biden campaign faces questions about whether he should skip next debates

The campaign insisted he would participate in the final two, but some Democrats said he should demand rule changes The moment Joe Biden’s first debate against Donald Trump ended, his campaign was already confronted with questions about whether it should…

politico | Biden campaign faces questions about whether he should skip next debates

The campaign insisted he would participate in the final two, but some Democrats said he should demand rule changes The moment Joe Biden’s first debate against Donald Trump ended, his campaign was already confronted with questions about whether it should…

politico | Trump mayhem takes over first debate

The president interrupted and bullied. Joe Biden called the president a ‘clown’. Chris Wallace, the moderator, despaired. The mayhem Donald Trump subjected Americans to on Tuesday might have helped him if Joe Biden had disintegrated. Biden didn’t. Trump – and…