Ecuador: Arauz heading to election runoff, runner-up in dispute

With nearly 98 percent of vote counted, the race for second place remains too close to call, making a recount likely. Left-wing economist Andres Arauz is heading to an election runoff in Ecuador after voters cast their ballots across the South American nation on Sunday, but his opponent in the next round of voting remains […]

Attention, Walmart workers: Another bonus is heading your way

The world’s largest retailer, the biggest private employer in the United States, said on Thursday that it is giving 1.5 million full- and part-time workers in the US special cash bonuses on December 24, which is Christmas Eve. Walmart workers have a stocking stuffer heading their way for the holidays. The world’s largest retailer – […]

Vaccines are heading to the UK. But will everyone want them?

London, United Kingdom – Sara Saigol, a 48-year-old doctor, has lost two members of her family to COVID-19. For her, there is no question – when the vaccine is made available, she will line up to have it. “One was a fit and healthy 37-year-old,” she told Al Jazeera. “Not being able to breathe is […]

Trump adviser Kushner and team heading to Qatar, Saudi Arabia

Seeking to end the rift in the Gulf region, Kushner will meet Qatari emir and Saudi crown prince, according to US media reports. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and his team will travel to Saudi Arabia and Qatar this week for talks amid heightened regional tensions following the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist, […]