Thousands killed in Ethiopia’s conflict, Tigray side asserts

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Several thousand combatants have been killed in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region, an official with the fugitive regional government has asserted, although claims remain difficult to verify a month after the fighting erupted between Ethiopian and regional forces. Getachew Reda, a senior adviser to the Tigray leader, in an interview with Tigray […] Give me some more!

Fauci apologizes for suggesting UK rushed vaccine decision

LONDON (AP) — America’s top infectious disease expert has apologized for suggesting U.K. authorities rushed their authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine, saying he has “great faith” in the country’s regulators. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, had sparked controversy with an earlier interview in which he said U.K. […] Give me some more!

German factory orders up again in October, beat forecasts

BERLIN (AP) — Factory orders in Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, rose for the sixth consecutive month in October and exceeded economists’ expectations, official data released Friday showed. Orders were up 2.9% compared with the previous month, the Economy Ministry said. That compared with economists’ forecast of 1.5 %. It followed gains of 4.9% in August […] Give me some more!