Democrat Joe Biden chooses U.S. Senator Kamala Harris for White House running mate 05:09 GMT

(Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday picked Senator Kamala Harris as his choice for vice president, making her the first Black woman on a major-party U.S. presidential ticket and giving him a partner well prepared to go on the attack against Republican President Donald Trump.  Full Article   |  Video

Germany records biggest jump in new coronavirus cases since early May 08:32 GMT 

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany recorded the biggest daily increase in new coronavirus cases in more than three months, data showed on Wednesday, with the health minister warning of outbreaks in nearly all parts of the country due to holiday returnees and party-goers.  Full Article  

Russia says medics to get anti-COVID shots in two weeks, rejects safety concerns 09:49 GMT 

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday the first batch of its Covid-19 vaccine would be ready for some medics within two weeks and rejected as "groundless" safety concerns aired by some experts over Moscow's rapid approval of the drug.  Full Article  

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