• Sun. Oct 24th, 2021

    N.I.H. Says Bat Research Group Failed to Submit Prompt Virus Findings

    The federal agency told a G.O.P. House member that it had notified EcoHealth Alliance, a group criticized for its U.S.-funded work with Wuhan scientists, to file data within five days.…

    Breaking News – Melbourne: Celebrations as city exits sixth lockdown

    Image source, AFP Image caption, The city has spent more than 260 days under restrictions The Australian city of Melbourne has emerged from its sixth lockdown since the pandemic began.…

    North Korea accuses US of ‘double standards’ over SLBM test

    North Korea accused the United States of “double standards” over weapons testing, state media reported Thursday after an emergency UN Security Council meeting on the issue. Pyongyang fired a new…

    Climate Change: How 1.300 Billion Africans Cause Least But Suffer Most

    Increased weather and climate variability is disrupting lives and economies in the continent;. Credit: Campbell Easton/IPS by Baher Kamal (madrid) Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Inter Press Service MADRID, Oct 20 (IPS)…

    Covid Cases Rise in Some Caribbean Islands, W.H.O. Says

    World|New virus cases are rising on some Caribbean islands, the W.H.O. says. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/20/world/covid-caribbean-paho.html Covid-19 vaccination drives have gotten off to a slow start in some Caribbean nations. People waiting for…

    Breaking News – Netflix employees protest ‘transphobic’ Dave Chappelle comedy show

    Image source, Getty ImagesImage caption, Stars including Blossom C. Brown took part in Wednesday’s protest About 100 people have protested outside Netflix’s headquarters over the airing of a comedy special…

    Sudan on the brink amid scramble for democracy

    Protesters in Khartoum over the last few days have been calling on the army to seize power again If there is such a thing as “too much democracy”, it might…

    Myanmar: Three million in urgent need of life-saving assistance, protection

    The UN Country Team in Myanmar remains “deeply concerned over the humanitarian impact” of the country’s ongoing crises stemming largely from the military coup in February, the UN Spokesperson said…

    Transgender U.S. Public Health Official Breaks Ground in Covid Fight

    Politics|A transgender U.S. public health official breaks ground on the pandemic’s front line. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/19/us/politics/rachel-levine-public-health-transgender.html Dr. Rachel Levine has been sworn in as a four-star admiral in the U.S. Public Health…

    Breaking News – Sudan on the brink amid scramble for democracy

    By Magdi AbdelhadiAfrica analyst Image source, AFPImage caption, Protesters in Khartoum over the last few days have been calling on the army to seize power again If there is such…