Global coal prices surge as Ukraine tensions rise

Supply shortages and the Ukraine-Russia crisis raise concerns over energy supplies Global coal prices jumped by over a third in January, edging toward record highs reached in October 2021, due to supply shortages and tensions between R ...

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Saturday, 29 January 2022
EU Commission lambasted over Pfizer vaccine deal secrecy

The European Ombudsman has criticized the executive body for failing to publish texts sent between its president, Ursula von der Leyen, and Pfizer’s CEO The European Commission has been accused of "maladministration" by an EU ...

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Friday, 28 January 2022
Coronavirus is forever, Americans fear poll

Four out of five people in the US think the pandemic won?t end until it mutates to a ?mild illness? An overwhelming majority of Americans surveyed by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research believe they’ll be " ...

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Friday, 28 January 2022
Biden to Nominate Black Woman to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Joe Biden said Thursday that he will keep his campaign promise by nominating the first-ever Black, female justice to a lifetime seat on the U.S. Supreme Court following the retirement of liberal Justice Stephe ...

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Thursday, 27 January 2022
US Economy Grew by Robust 5.7% in 2021

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy advanced by 5.7% in 2021, the fastest full-year gain since 1984, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. The sharp growth in the world’s biggest economy showed its resiliency, even as the United States ...

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Thursday, 27 January 2022
China’s declaration of itself as a developing country draws flak from across the world

Beijing [China], January 27 (ANI): China’s declaration of itself as a developing country in the latest World Trade Organization’s (WTO) trade policy review has drawn sharp criticism from across the world as it will enable China to get be ...

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Thursday, 27 January 2022
Chinese social media filled with uncontrolled fake news about Nepal

Kathmandu [Nepal], January 27 (ANI): A news article at weibo.com, China’s own social media, has wrongly portrayed the five-year-long ‘Sino-Gorkha war’ about the trade dispute as an invasion of the Chinese Qing dynasty into the Kathmandu ...

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Thursday, 27 January 2022
Germany renews record of daily COVID-19 rate with over 200,000 new cases

Berlin [Germany], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Germany on Thursday logged a record number of COVID-19 infections in a single day for the third day running, with over 200,000 new cases registered in the past 24 hours alone, according to Robe ...

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Thursday, 27 January 2022
Hornets shatter franchise scoring mark in rout of Pacers

Kelly Oubre Jr. connected on 10 shots from 3-point range on his way to 39 points and LaMelo Ball had a triple-double as the Charlotte Hornets overwhelmed the Indiana Pacers in a 158-126 rout Wednesday night at Indianapolis. The Hornets ...

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Thursday, 27 January 2022
Solar-Powered Oxygen Saving the Lives of Somali Children

DHUSAMAREB, WASHINGTON — The installation of a solar-powered medical oxygen system at a hospital in central Somalia is proving effective in saving lives, Somali and World Health Organization doctors said. The innovative solar oxygen sy ...

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Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Texas man pleads guilty to smuggling migrants in coffin

Two Mexican migrants effectively ?rose from the dead? after an attempt to transport them in a flag-draped coffin was busted by US border agents Zachary Taylor Blood, a Texas native, has pleaded guilty to one count of alien smuggling af ...

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Wednesday, 26 January 2022
NATO won’t send combat troops to Ukraine Stoltenberg

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says NATO will not send combat troops to Ukraine, but no compromise on bloc’s expansion NATO is finalizing its own response to Moscow’s proposal about European security, and will send it "later t ...

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Tuesday, 25 January 2022