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‘Blood on his hands’: As US nears 400,000 COVID-19 deaths, experts blame Trump administration for a ‘preventable’ loss of life

‘Blood on his hands’: As US nears 400,000 COVID-19 deaths, experts blame Trump administration for a ‘preventable’ loss of life

  Not since Woodrow Wilson was in office during the 1918 flu pandemic – which killed about 675,000 in this country and 50 million worldwide – had a president overseen the loss of so many American lives.  Besides being the first president to get impeached twice, Donald Trump will have a stain on his legacy with arguably longer-lasting consequences: He’s […]

Ice cream in China found to contain coronavirus Out of 2,747 boxes that entered the market, 935 were in Tianjin and only 65 were sold.

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Ice cream in China found to contain coronavirus Out of 2,747 boxes that entered the market, 935 were in Tianjin and only 65 were sold.

Ice cream cone (illustrative)(photo credit: ING IMAGE/ASAP) Ice cream produced by Tianjin Daqiaodao Food Company, was found to be contaminated with coronavirus in northern China’s Tianjin Municipality by anti-epidemic authorities in the area, who are now tracing those who have been in contact with the batches, Sky News reported.  According to authorities, the company has produced 4,836 […]

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Sudanese Professionals Association: ‘War against Ethiopia might be our last option

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Sudanese Professionals Association: ‘War against Ethiopia might be our last option

On Friday, the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) hinted at the possibility of waging war against Ethiopia, calling on the Ethiopian authorities to stop what it described as “provocations and attacks”.This came in a statement by the SPA, leader of the protest movement, in conjunction with the continuing armed tensions in border areas between the two countries. Sudanese army soldiers […]

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Somalia urges urgent humanitarian aid in southwest Bokol region faces food insecurity because of al-Shabaab blockade

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Somalia urges urgent humanitarian aid in southwest Bokol region faces food insecurity because of al-Shabaab blockade

Somalia’s southwest state President Abdiaziz Hassan Mohamed Lafta Garen on Saturday urged the federal government, UN agencies and humanitarian partners to urgently intervene in Bakol province. His request came after he visited Hudur, the capital of the Bakol region. “Today I visited Hudur, and I appeal to the FGS [Federal Government of Somalia], UN Agencies […]

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French FM says it is urgent U.S. returns to JCPOA, asks Iran to revise nuclear policy

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French FM says it is urgent U.S. returns to JCPOA, asks Iran to revise nuclear policy

TEHRAN – The French foreign minister has said it urgent that Tehran abides by the terms of the nuclear agreement and Washington returns to the deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).According to the nuclear deal, Iran reached with the 5+1 nations (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus […]

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Gunmen assassinate two Afghan women judges in Kabul ambush

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Gunmen assassinate two Afghan women judges in Kabul ambush

Residents wash the road after the Kabul ambush WAKIL KOHSAR AFP Residents wash the road after the Kabul ambush WAKIL KOHSAR AFP Gunmen shot dead two Afghan women judges working for the Supreme Court in an early morning ambush in the country’s capital Sunday, officials said, as a wave of assassinations continues to rattle the nation. Violence […]

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Conspiracies, vaccine skepticism challenge East European anti-virus efforts

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Conspiracies, vaccine skepticism challenge East European anti-virus efforts

 Vaccines from the West, Russia, or China? Or none at all? That dilemma faces nations in southeastern Europe, where coronavirus vaccination campaigns are off to a slow start – overshadowed by heated political debates and conspiracy theories.In countries like the Czech Republic, Serbia, Bosnia, Romania and Bulgaria, vaccine skeptics have included former presidents and even […]

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All over-18s to be offered Covid vaccine by September

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All over-18s to be offered Covid vaccine by September

Every adult in the UK should have been offered their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine by September, Dominic Raab has said. The government is working with this as their target, though say it may possibly happen more quickly.Last week, Matt Hancock had been more vague about exactly when people would start to be getting […]

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Why were US media silent on Pfizer vaccine deaths?: Global Times editorial

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Why were US media silent on Pfizer vaccine deaths?: Global Times editorial

  An illustration shows vials of a COVID-19 vaccine and syringes with the logos of US pharmaceutical company Pfizer and German partner BioNTech. Photo: AFP Twenty-three elderly Norwegian people died after receiving Pfizer vaccines. Thirteen of them have been assessed and common side effects may have contributed to severe reactions in them, according to the […]

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Museveni’s win pushes his rule to four decades

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Museveni’s win pushes his rule to four decades

Uganda’s President-elect Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. He was declared a winner in the hotly contested 2021 election, extending his rule to 4th decade. Photo | File The Uganda Electoral Commission on Saturday declared Yoweri Tibuhaburwa Kaguta Museveni as the new president of the country, for the sixth successive elective term. Mr Museveni, according to EC chairman […]

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