Negotiations would have marked the first time the government formalised dialogue with such groups.
Nigeria’s national security adviser says Malam Bako, leader of the Isalmic State in West Africa Province, ‘taken out’.
CDC recommends boosters for some Moderna and Johnson & Johnson shot recipients, clears ‘mix and match’ booster shots.
Meeting in Sochi marks first in-person talks between the two world leaders.
Scientists say action is urgently needed as the infection rate spirals and virus deaths rise to six-month high.
The pandemic created a toxic legacy of misinformation that has mobilised opposition to vaccinations.
The ban comes as absolute monarchy is gripped by new round of deadly protests calling for democratic reforms.
The regular threats to public officials are an attack on democracy.