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The UK has more new Covid-19 cases than France, Germany, Italy and Spain combined
Last December, as the first of several worrying Covid-19 variants ripped through the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the unwelcome decision to cancel Christmas plans for millions of Brits.
Moscow orders unvaccinated over-60s to stay home for 4 months
Millions of Russians face strict new Covid-19 restrictions from this week after a slow vaccination drive, an overwhelmed health care system and widespread mistrust in government combined to plunge the country into its most deadly phase o...
G20 Leaders To Address Climate Challenge Ahead Of COP26: Italy
At the summit of Group of 20 advanced economies meeting on October 30 and 31, "we will anticipate some of the negotiations that take place during COP26 in Glasgow", the Italian premier told lawmakers.
Britain's Lloyds Bank to close another 48 branches
Lloyds Banking Group will close a further 48 branches across England and Wales, the British lender said on Wednesday, as it seeks to further cut costs by trimming its physical network.
Brazil Senate Report Drops Call For Homicide Charge Against President Jair Bolsonaro
The draft report still needs to be voted on by the Senate commission and could be vetoed and altered.
US Nominee For Ambassador To China Burns Says Xinjiang "Genocide" Must Stop
Human rights advocates and the US government have termed China's treatment of Uyghur Muslims in its Xinjiang region "genocide".
NYT claim: “China’s Bullying Is Becoming a Danger to the World and Itself”
THOMAS FRIEDMAN, NYT
Thomas Friedman claim in the New York Times that China is becoming dangerous, because it’s controlling more and more critical elements that until now only USA used to control. He see Chinese regime as “brutal” because the communist p...
Brazil's Bolsonaro Must Face Homicide Charge For Covid Errors: Senate Report
Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the probe as politically motivated. A day earlier, he told supporters the probe was a "joke" and that he was not concerned about it.
Privacy concerns raised over UK schools using facial recognition
Nine schools in North Ayrshire in Scotland say using the technology is quicker and more hygienic for pupils paying for their lunches.
Gita Gopinath To Leave IMF, Return To Harvard University In January
Harvard University had extended Gita Gopinath's leave of absence on an exceptional basis by one year, which allowed her to serve at the IMF for three years, according to a statement by the IMF.
"Made Big Mistakes...": Trump Attacks Colin Powell, A Day After His Death
Colin Powell, who died aged 84 on Monday, was a frequent critic of Trump and called on him to resign after the January 6 Capitol insurrection that the then-president instigated.
How working unpaid hours became part of the job
We're working more hours than ever, whether a late-night email or an early call. How did all these unpaid hours become part of the job?
How Mexico's Cartels Use Video Games to Recruit Children
Mexican criminal groups have hit on a new way to recruit vulnerable young people into their ranks: reaching out to them while they play video games.
What California’s Recall Election Says About America
Gavin Newsom’s struggles could spell trouble for Democrats everywhere.
’Narcissist Hoarders': Another Musk Trolling of Bezos Leaves Netizens Unamused
Competition has been tense between the two billionaires - both on social media (in the form of trolling) and offline. However, netizens think their altercations are the narcissistic talk of people who care about little other than money.
Despite all the severe sanctions that were supposed to boost US industry, imports from China are up and the economy’s in trouble
Despite all the early optimism of a post-Covid economic revival, soaring inflation stoked by the government’s multi-billion-dollar stimulus schemes is threatening to ruin Joe Biden’s dreams less than a year since he took office.
'It's going to be within our capability' to prevent another coronavirus surge, Fauci says
The downturn in Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths could end with another spike in infections, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. But the US could still prevent that spike with higher vaccination rates.
Fauci gives his blessing for Americans to ‘enjoy Christmas & Thanksgiving with their families’… if they are vaccinated
White House medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci has granted his permission for Americans to enjoy traditional gatherings during the upcoming holidays, but his endorsement only applies to those who have got their Covid-19 shots.
Boris Johnson Government Under Spotlight As Covid Cases Rise Again In UK
Coronavirus: For two weeks, the number of new cases in Britain has wavered between 35,000 and 40,000 a day.
Arguing for vax passports and mandates on the basis some schools require polio jabs for kids is infantilizing and dishonest
Once a “conspiracy theory” denigrated by the mainstream media, vaccine passports are becoming increasingly common in so-called liberal democracies.
Treasury official claims inflation part of ‘economy in transition,’ only way out is 100% global vaccination
The comments are the latest in confusing, conflicting messaging on inflation from the Biden administration
Prof Sarah Gilbert, Covid vaccine creator: Now let’s take on 12 more diseases
Medical science has transformed the pandemic, and the experimental technologies that helped develop vaccines in record time have strapped rocket boosters to scientific ambitions. Could we be entering a golden age of new vaccines?
Blown-up: Failed and corrupt former Health Secretary Matt Hancock loses UN Africa job just hours after celebrating his appointment online
Former UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock won’t become the special envoy for a United Nations commission working on Africa’s recovery from Covid-19, after the UN suddenly decided not to take his appointment forward. Matt Hancock was kicked...
Pope Francis Says Will Continue Being A "Pest" In so called "Defence Of The Poor" (by taking their money in this life "so they can be happy next life")
"Thinking about these situations (of exclusion and inequality), I make a pest of myself with my questions. And I go on asking. And I ask everyone in the name of God," said Pope Francis. In our opinion, the poor will do much better if the...
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