Germany's ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) on Saturday elected Armin Laschet as its chairman after an online vote.
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar is resigning on Jan. 20, citing the violence on Capitol Hill last week, according to his resignation letter leaked Friday.
Saturday marks the fifth anniversary of the China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The following are the achievements of the AIIB since it went into operation in January 2016:
The Qatari Health Ministry on Saturday announced 204 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number in the Gulf state to 147,089, official Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
Uganda's incumbent President Yoweri Museveni has won the country's presidential elections, the Electoral Commission announced here on Saturday.
Belarus reported 1,933 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, taking its total to 223,537, according to the country's health ministry.
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