Friday, June 21, 2024
Home news-header Page 529

news-header

World on the brink of ‘catastrophic moral failure’ due to unfair vaccine rollouts, WHO...

The head of the World Health Organization said Monday the equitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines is at “serious risk.” Warning of a “catastrophic moral failure,”...

China says its economy grew 2.3% in 2020, but consumer spending fell

 China reported Monday that its economy grew 2.3% last year as the world struggled to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Gross domestic product rose by 6.5%...

‘South Korea widens gap with North in military strength’

South Korea has the world's sixth-strongest military, outclassing the 28th-ranked North Korea, according to Global Firepower (GFP) 2021. An index released annually by Global Firepower,...

Survivors of Ireland’s mother-and-baby homes accuse govt of whitewashing ‘illegal’ vaccine trials on children

Survivors of Ireland’s infamous mother-and-baby homes have accused the government of failing to properly investigate vaccine trials that they unwittingly participated in as infants. The...

Scores killed in Sudan’s Darfur clashes

Tribal clashes in Sudan’s Darfur region have killed at least 83 people in the latest bout of violence, according to a tally by the...

Joe Biden executive orders will reverse Trump on climate, Iran, Covid and more

Joe Biden will sign a series of executive orders in his first days in office, attempting to roll back the damage done at home and...

Nations failing to fund climate adaptation: UN

The world is falling short of promises made under the Paris climate deal to help the most vulnerable nations deal with the increasingly devastating...

TEN THOUSAND protesters decry Covid-19 curbs in Vienna, face counter-protest

Some 10,000 people marched through the center of the Austrian capital Vienna on Saturday to protest against restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of...

13 Israelis suffer FACIAL PARALYSIS after taking Pfizer Covid jab, amid influx of reports...

At least 13 Israelis have experienced facial paralysis after being administered the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine, a month after the US Food and Drug Administration...

WhatsApp delays data sharing change after backlash

WhatsApp on Friday postponed a data-sharing change as users concerned about privacy fled the Facebook-owned messaging service and flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal. The...

Latest News