UN gets airlines to deliver COVID-19 vaccines as a priority

[ad_1] UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency launched an initiative Tuesday to get airlines to give priority to delivering coronavirus vaccines, medicine and other critical supplies to respond to the global pandemic. UNICEF said more than 15 airlines have signed agreements to support the priority delivery of pandemic-related materials. “Delivery of these … Read more

UPDATE 1-U.S. says North Korea an urgent priority for the United States

[ad_1] (Adds quotes, details) By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) – North Korea’s nuclear weaponand ballistic missile programs are an urgent priority for theUnited States and Washington remains committed todenuclearization of the country, the U.S. State Department saidon Friday. The Biden administration’s lack of direct engagement withNorth Korea should not be seen as an … Read more