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US CDC: About 5,800 Americans fell ill after being vaccinated against COVID-19

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the country's chief public health watchdog, told CNN about 5,800 US citizens who were fully vaccinated against COVID-19 but still got sick. A total of 76.7 million US citizens have already received two doses of the vaccine so far, according...

UN calls for extension of debt freeze for poor countries

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a 2022 extension of the deferral of debt payments to poor countries. He said the debt crisis must be solved through debt standstills, debt forgiveness for countries that need it. "I welcome the G20's support for the extension of the Debt...

G20 finance ministers back US idea of a single minimum tax for businesses

G20 finance ministers have tentatively backed the US Treasury's idea of a uniform minimum tax rate for businesses worldwide. They plan to reach consensus on the new rules by mid-year. According to Bloomberg, G20 finance ministers and central bank governors said they intend to "reach a global and...

WHO: Number of deaths from COVID-19 grows by 11% in a week worldwide

More than 4 million new cases of coronavirus have been detected worldwide over the past week, the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported. This is 5% more than in the previous week. The number of deaths in the past seven days has increased by 11% to 71,000. Overall, the number of new cases of...

Kyoto Records Earliest Date For Cherry Blossom As Global Warming Indicator

Japan and cherry blossoms have shares “long historical and cultural” links besides announcing the arrival of spring and providing inspirations to “artists and poets through the centuries”. Kyoto’s famous cherry blossoms that paints a pink landscape came into bloom on “March 26” which marks the...

Over 20 leaders call for international pandemic treaty

More than 20 politicians - among them French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel - have called for a new international treaty aimed at combating pandemics and improving preparedness. As the politicians noted in an article published in the German newspaper Frankfurter...

Suez Canal Administration allows possibility of unloading Ever Given aground

The Suez Canal Authority is preparing for a scenario to unload the stranded container ship Ever Given, the canal's head of administration Osama Rabie told Al-Arabiya TV. "We are working around the clock to move the ship, in two ways - towing and dredging," Rabie said, adding that attempts are being...

Global Cybersecurity Woes Made Worse By A New Wave Of ‘Hacktivism’

The world of hacking is being joined by a new generation of youthful hackers - many of whom are reportedly angry about the manner in which the cyber security world operates and unhappy about how tech companies are spreading propaganda on hacking.   There has been a emergence of activist...

Macron: COVID-19 vaccine rivalry a new kind of world war

Europe is facing a new type of world war over the actions of Russia and China in supplying vaccines against COVID-19, French President Emmanuel Macron said. In his view, European countries need to take measures not to depend on others for vaccines. "We are facing a new type of world war, dealing...

Sanctions On Chinese Officials Imposed By EU Over Uighurs’ Human Rights Abuses

Sanctions against four Chinese officials have been imposed by the European Union over charges of the officials being involved in human rights abuses against the mostly Muslim Uighur minority group in China.   This is the first occasion that Chinese officials have been sanctioned by the EU...
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