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UK announces inquiry into alleged corruption in British Virgin Islands

The UK has launched an inquiry into claims of widespread corruption and misuse of taxpayer money on the British Virgin Islands. Foreign secretary Dominic Raab...

Vaccine nationalism puts world on brink of ‘catastrophic moral failure’- WHO chief

GENEVA, (Reuters) – The world is on the brink of “catastrophic moral failure” in sharing COVID-19 vaccines, the head of the World Health Organization...

Entire plane affected by COVID days after Canada implements negative test requirement

All rows. That’s how Health Canada described the impact of two Air Transat flights that landed in Montreal from Haiti this week, purportedly carrying so...

‘Go for it,’ says first person vaccinated in India’s massive COVID-19 campaign

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Hospital cleaning worker Manish Kumar became the first person in India to be vaccinated against COVID-19 yesterday, as Prime...

Gunmen kill two female Supreme Court judges in Afghanistan – police

KABUL, (Reuters) – Unidentified gunmen killed two female judges from Afghanistan’s Supreme Court this morning, police said, adding to a wave of assassinations in...

WhatsApp growth slumps as rivals Signal, Telegram rise

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Encrypted messaging apps Signal and Telegram are seeing huge upticks in downloads from Apple and Google’s app stores. Facebook-owned WhatsApp,...

WHO experts in China to investigate origin of SARS-CoV-2

A 10-strong mission from the World Health Organization (WHO) arrived in Wuhan, central China, on Thursday to initiate new investigations about the origins of...

J&J vaccine on track for March rollout with target to deliver 1 bln doses this year –exec

CHICAGO, (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson is on track to roll out its single-shot coronavirus vaccine in March, and expects to have clear data...

Trump Impeached for a Second Time for ‘Inciting Violence’

The House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time by a margin of 232-197 for "inciting violence" in the nation's...

US COVID-19 Deaths Hit Another One-Day High At Over 4,300

Coronavirus deaths in the United States hit another one-day high at over 4,300 with the country’s attention focused largely on the fallout from the...

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