Soapy plants can improve hand hygiene: southern Africa has plenty

Good hygiene practices such as disinfecting surfaces and regularly washing hands with soap and running water are important in preventing all infections. The cost of commercial sanitisers and soap — and access to water — can be a proble ...

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Thursday, 10 February 2022
Is Turkmenistan Planning A Leadership Change?

Speculation is rife that Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov may move toward formally clearing the way for his son, Serdar, to be his heir apparent when an extraordinary session of the upper parliament is held on February 11. ...

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Thursday, 10 February 2022
ISIS, Al-Qaeda reconstituting in Afghanistan US general

The nominee to lead US Central Command has accused the Taliban of continued ties with terrorist groups Lieutenant General Michael Kurilla, tapped to lead US Central Command (CENTCOM), has accused the Taliban government in Afghanistan o ...

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Thursday, 10 February 2022
Pentagon advisor calls for more diversity in US military

Senior advisor to US Defense Secretary argues that the push to get more minorities into the US military has nothing to do with ?culture wars? Bishop Garrison, a senior advisor to US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, pledged his suppor ...

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Thursday, 10 February 2022
Ottawa Police arrest 23, issue 1,300 tickets during freedom convoy stay: Statement

Ottawa [Canada], February 9 (ANI/Sputnik): Law enforcement agencies in Ottawa have made 23 arrests and issued more than 1,300 tickets related to the anti-mandate and anti-government protests in Canada’s capital, the municipal police serv ...

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Wednesday, 09 February 2022
Top Russian Commanders Arrive in Belarus for Military Drills

Top Russian commanders arrived in neighboring Belarus on Wednesday, set to oversee 30,000 Russian troops as they train for 10 days with the Belarusian military in the latest show of Moscow’s force along the Ukrainian border. Russia has ...

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Wednesday, 09 February 2022
Recent attacks in Balochistan targetted at signalling to China that Pakistan unsafe for foreign investment: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 9 (ANI): When Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was busy in Beijing last week attempting to convince the Communist regime that his country was safe for Chinese investment, the Baloch Liberation Army had ra ...

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Wednesday, 09 February 2022
Germany an occupied state Russia

US ambassadors give orders in Berlin, backed by American boots on the ground, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman tells RT The US continues to "occupy" Germany by any scientific standard, while America’s NATO allies have sur ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Poll reveals how Americans feel about Ukraine

However, almost half of those surveyed view Russia as an enemy Only 20% of Americans consider Ukraine to be a proper ally, a new poll has shown, despite the fact that more than two-thirds see it as a friendly nation. The Eastern Europe ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Man gets court approval to sue Interpol president

The British football fan claims he was tortured and falsely imprisoned in the UAE A British man who was detained in the United Arab Emirates in January 2019, and who claims he was tortured after going on holiday there, was given High C ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
How China Got Blue Skies in Time for Olympics

BEIJING — The blue skies greeting Olympic athletes here this month are a stark change from just a decade ago when the city’s choking air pollution was dubbed an "Airpocalypse" and blamed for scaring off tourists. Beijing’s ai ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Gujarat court convicts 49 in 2008 Ahmedabad bomb blast case

Gandhinagar (Ahmedabad) [India], February 8 (ANI): A Gujarat court on Tuesday convicted 49 accused and acquitted 28 others in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial bomb blast case. Justice AR Patel will pronounce the quantum of punishment tomorrow ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022