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Why was the UK first to authorize a coronavirus vaccine?

December 2, 2020

(CNN)The UK became the first Western country to authorize a Covid-19 vaccine on Wednesday, marking a pivotal moment in the global fight against coronavirus.

UNHCR on Ethiopia: 'I have never seen so much separation' - CNN Video

December 1, 2020

Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, gives Becky Anderson an update on the seriousness of the situation in Ethiopia, but says he doesn't think Ethiopian authorities are deliberately blocking access for people to flee.

Sunday was the busiest day for US air travel since the pandemic began

November 30, 2020

More people passed through US airport security checkpoints on Sunday than on any other single day since the coronavirus pandemic cratered air travel, according to the Transportation Security Administration.

Iran holds funeral for assassinated nuclear scientist - CNN Video

November 29, 2020

The funeral and burial of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran's chief nuclear scientist who was killed last week, was held on November 30. Top Iranian officials have blamed Israel for the attack without providing evidence to support their claims. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.

Saudi judge refers jailed rights activist's case to terror court - CNN Video

November 29, 2020

Loujain al-Hathloul, the jailed activist who led the charge to allow women to drive in Saudi Arabia, has gone from jailed rights activist to alleged national security threat. While human rights groups called on world leaders to use the virtual G20 Summit in Riyadh to pressure Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to allow her release, Hathloul appeared before a judge only to learn her case was being referred to a notorious terror court. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.

China slaps duties of up to 212% on Australian wine imports

November 27, 2020

Australian winemakers have been dealt another blow from China as tensions continue to spiral between the two countries.

Diego Maradona laid to rest in Buenos Aires - CNN Video

November 26, 2020

Legendary soccer great Diego Maradona has been buried near the grave of his parents at a cemetery outside Buenos Aires. Diego Laje describes how Argentinians are remembering the late football star.

Britain's final Brexit choice could prolong the worst recession in 300 years

November 25, 2020

The UK economy is suffering its worst recession in more than 300 years and failing to secure a new trade deal with the European Union will make its recovery even longer and more arduous, according to the country's independent fiscal watchdog.

See how bistro loved by Anthony Bourdain is coping with France's second lockdown - CNN Video

November 25, 2020

French restauranteurs have been hit hard by two nation-wide lockdowns. Unions say that two out of every three establishments in the hotel and restaurant sector could go out of business as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. CNN's Melissa Bell reports.

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