Africa’s First mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Produced

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA — South African pharmaceutical company Afrigen is the first on the continent to make an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine using Moderna’s publicly available data. The company hopes to start clinical trials of the vaccine in N ...

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Friday, 04 February 2022
Bankrupt businesswomen of Afghanistan urge Taliban for help

Kabul [Afghanistan], February 4 (ANI): Afghan businesswomen, who have gone bankrupt and lost their jobs following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, urged the Islamic Emirate to pay attention to solve their challenges, local media repo ...

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Friday, 04 February 2022
Ukraine lectures Israel on Russian invasion

Israel’s top diplomat questioned whether Russia intends to invade Ukraine, angering Kiev’s envoy Ukraine’s ambassador to Israel was summoned for reprimand after penning an outraged Facebook post in response to Tel Aviv’s Foreign Minist ...

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Friday, 04 February 2022
Andhra: Anantapur police detains govt employees to stop them from taking part in Chalo Vijayawada protest

Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh) [India], February 3 (ANI): The Anantapur police on Wednesday detained the government employees trying to board a train to reach Vijayawada to participate in ‘Chalo Vijayawada’ protest by state government employ ...

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Thursday, 03 February 2022
16 states, UTs achieve 100 pc first dose COVID-19 vaccination coverage

New Delhi [India], February 3 (ANI): A total of 16 states and union territories have achieved 100 per cent first dose COVID-19 vaccination coverage, Health Ministry said on Thursday. The ministry said four states or union territories h ...

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Thursday, 03 February 2022
Pakistan reports 5,830 new COVID-19 cases, infection tally rises to 1,442,263

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 3 (ANI): Pakistan has reported 5,830 new COVID cases over the last 24 hours making the nationwide tally of confirmed infections to 1,442,263, reported ARY News. A total of 42 patients succumbed to the vir ...

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Thursday, 03 February 2022
Wang Yi, Lavrov discuss situation in Ukraine, Afghanistan

Beijing [China], February 3 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, discussed the situation in Ukraine, Afghanistan and other issues during a meeting on Thursday. "The parties agreed on ...

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Thursday, 03 February 2022
Pandemic ceasefire for Europe predicted by WHO

The region can hope for a ?long period of tranquility,? Dr. Hans Kluge says During a virtual press briefing conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday, Dr. Hans Kluge, regional director for Europe, announced that the ...

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Thursday, 03 February 2022
British energy bills about to skyrocket

People may have to pay twice as much for gas and electricity after the regulator lifts the cap on energy bills The UK’s Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) is lifting the price cap for domestic energy bills by 54%, the regula ...

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Thursday, 03 February 2022
US senator asks Biden team to change gears on Ukraine

According to the Republican politician, Kiev’s accession into the bloc may not benefit Washington A Republican senator has urged US President Joe Biden’s administration to drop its support for Ukraine’s long-held ambitions to join NATO ...

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Thursday, 03 February 2022
Minister accused of breaching international law

The agriculture minister sparked anger by ordering a halt on all EU post-Brexit checks on food and farm products Northern Ireland’s agriculture minister, Edwin Poots, issued a unilateral order on Wednesday to end all Brexit checks on f ...

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Thursday, 03 February 2022
British foreign minister mocked by Russia after geography gaffe

Liz Truss said that the UK’s ?Baltic allies? were located on the Black Sea, despite them being over 1,000km apart British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has been slammed by Russia’s Foreign Ministry after a geography error confusing two d ...

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Thursday, 03 February 2022