Russia targets 80% COVID-19 herd immunity by November

Russia is aiming for 80 per cent COVID-19 herd immunity by November, Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said on Wednesday (Jul 21), despite its relatively slow vaccination rate.

Russia targets 80% COVID-19 herd immunity by November
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Pharmacist in deadly US meningitis outbreak resentenced to more than 10 years in prison

Pharmacist in deadly US meningitis outbreak resentenced to more than 10 years in prison
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An ex-pharmacist at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy whose mold-tainted drugs sparked a deadly fungal ...

  • Thu, 22 Jul 2021 00:06:26 +0800

South African firm to make Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, first in Africa

South African firm to make Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, first in Africa
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South African firm to make Pfizer vaccine, first in Africa

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 22:45:50 +0800

For the first time, Saudi women stand guard in Mecca during haj

For the first time, Saudi women stand guard in Mecca during haj
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Inspired by her late father's career, Mona decided to join the military and the ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 22:04:53 +0800

Delta variant of COVID-19 to dominate within months: WHO

Delta variant of COVID-19 to dominate within months: WHO
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GENEVA: The highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 is expected to become the dominant ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 21:30:37 +0800

Israel's National Security Council looking into NSO spyware allegations -source

Israel's National Security Council looking into NSO spyware allegations -source
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Israel has set up a senior inter-ministerial team to "look into" proliferating allegations that ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 20:55:35 +0800

Slump in Australia retail sales in June clouds Q3 growth outlook

Slump in Australia retail sales in June clouds Q3 growth outlook
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SYDNEY: Australian retail sales slumped in June as coronavirus lockdowns and mobility restrictions in ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 20:12:53 +0800

Spanish holiday rental bookings in August exceed pre-pandemic levels

Spanish holiday rental bookings in August exceed pre-pandemic levels
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Spanish holiday rentals for August are more heavily booked than before the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 20:04:17 +0800

Germans question handling of floods as hopes of finding survivors fade

Germans question handling of floods as hopes of finding survivors fade
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Rescue crews are unlikely to find any more survivors among the rubble of villages ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:39:32 +0800

France requires COVID-19 pass for Eiffel Tower, tourist venues

France requires COVID-19 pass for Eiffel Tower, tourist venues
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PARIS: Visitors need a special COVID-19 pass to ride up the Eiffel Tower or ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:27:54 +0800

Swiss hiker defies Parkinson's, plans new challenge

Swiss hiker defies Parkinson's, plans new challenge
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A Swiss man with Parkinson's who hiked more than 1,100 km across the Alps ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:26:23 +0800

Russia and Myanmar cooperating on military equipment supplies: Report

Russia and Myanmar cooperating on military equipment supplies: Report
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Russia is cooperating closely with Myanmar to supply military hardware including aircraft, the Interfax ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:11:26 +0800

Vietnam makes test batch of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 jab

Vietnam makes test batch of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 jab
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MOSCOW: Russia announced on Wednesday (Jul 21) that a batch of its Sputnik V ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 17:53:25 +0800

Cheers, fireworks as Brisbane awarded 2032 Olympics

Cheers, fireworks as Brisbane awarded 2032 Olympics
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Brisbane was awarded the 2032 Olympics on Wednesday (Jul 21), triggering celebratory fireworks as it ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 17:23:51 +0800

Man in Australia ties bedsheets together to escape 4th floor hotel quarantine

Man in Australia ties bedsheets together to escape 4th floor hotel quarantine
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SYDNEY: A man in the Australian city of Perth escaped mandatory quarantine in a ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 16:06:03 +0800

US, Japan, South Korea send clear message to North Korea: US diplomat

US, Japan, South Korea send clear message to North Korea: US diplomat
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The United States, Japan and South Korea are sending a clear message with their ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 15:34:49 +0800

Russia unveils stealth fighter jet to compete with F-35s

Russia unveils stealth fighter jet to compete with F-35s
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ZHUKOVSKY, Russia: Russia on Tuesday (Jul 20) unveiled its new Sukhoi stealth fighter jet designed ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 14:10:16 +0800

Australia retail sales June slump cloud Q3 growth outlook

Australia retail sales June slump cloud Q3 growth outlook
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SYDNEY: Australian retail sales slumped in June as coronavirus lockdowns and mobility restrictions in ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 12:00:37 +0800

Australia, under lockdown, sees jump in COVID-19 cases

Australia, under lockdown, sees jump in COVID-19 cases
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SYDNEY: Australia's two largest states reported sharp increases in new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 11:35:45 +0800

Israel PM warns Unilever of 'severe consequences' from Ben & Jerry's decision

Israel PM warns Unilever of 'severe consequences' from Ben & Jerry's decision
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JERUSALEM: Israel warned consumer goods giant Unilever Plc on Tuesday (Jul 20) of "severe ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 11:31:01 +0800

Roiled by presidential assassination, Haiti swears in new PM

Roiled by presidential assassination, Haiti swears in new PM
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Haiti's new prime minister Ariel Henry took office Tuesday in the aftermath of the ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 07:04:42 +0800

US eases COVID-19 travel advisories for India, Pakistan

US eases COVID-19 travel advisories for India, Pakistan
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WASHINGTON: The US State Department has lowered its COVID 19-related travel advisory for India to ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 06:29:31 +0800

Mexico's Veracruz state votes to allow abortion, joining three other regions

Mexico's Veracruz state votes to allow abortion, joining three other regions
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MEXICO CITY: Mexico's southeastern state of Veracruz will become the fourth state in the ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 06:15:51 +0800

Commentary: Mask-wearing was unnecessarily delayed in Western countries. Its withdrawal is also premature

Commentary: Mask-wearing was unnecessarily delayed in Western countries. Its withdrawal is also premature
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Masks have been proven to work against the spread of COVID-19, yet in some ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 06:10:37 +0800

US eases COVID-19 travel advisory for India, Pakistan

US eases COVID-19 travel advisory for India, Pakistan
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WASHINGTON: The US State Department has lowered its COVID 19-related travel advisory for India to ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 05:42:08 +0800

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he will veto lawmakers' US$1 billion electoral fund

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he will veto lawmakers' US$1 billion electoral fund
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that he would veto a new 5.7 ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 04:20:12 +0800

Tunisia health minister sacked as COVID-19 cases soar

Tunisia health minister sacked as COVID-19 cases soar
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Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi sacked Tunisia's health minister on Tuesday, the premier's office said, ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 04:06:31 +0800

Mexican president says vigilante groups unacceptable

Mexican president says vigilante groups unacceptable
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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday that his government will not ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 03:23:22 +0800

Former FDA adviser calls for wider probe into Biogen Alzheimer's drug approval

Former FDA adviser calls for wider probe into Biogen Alzheimer's drug approval
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A federal probe of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of a controversial ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 03:16:50 +0800

80% of new COVID-19 cases in Spain among non-vaccinated people, health minister says

80% of new COVID-19 cases in Spain among non-vaccinated people, health minister says
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The vast majority of new COVID-19 cases in Spain in the past five weeks ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 03:06:59 +0800

Colombia government sends US$3.9 billion tax reform to congress amid renewed protests

Colombia government sends US$3.9 billion tax reform to congress amid renewed protests
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Colombia's government on Tuesday formally presented a US$3.95 billion tax reform bill to congress, ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 02:59:37 +0800

Haiti's new prime minister to be sworn in, form government

Haiti's new prime minister to be sworn in, form government
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Haiti's new prime minister Ariel Henry was expected to present his new government after ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 02:33:08 +0800

'Change is coming': Peru's Castillo faces a divided nation after election battle

'Change is coming': Peru's Castillo faces a divided nation after election battle
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Peru's Pedro Castillo, set to be president after a long and tense election battle, ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 02:32:35 +0800

We discussed ousting Johnson, ex-adviser to UK prime minister says

We discussed ousting Johnson, ex-adviser to UK prime minister says
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LONDON: The former top adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he discussed ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 02:30:17 +0800

France's Macron targeted in project Pegasus spyware case: Report

France's Macron targeted in project Pegasus spyware case: Report
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The phone of French President Emmanuel Macron has been targeted for potential surveillance on ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 02:29:41 +0800

Turkey's virus cases nearly twice the low touched in early July

Turkey's virus cases nearly twice the low touched in early July
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Turkey's daily coronavirus cases rose to 8,780 on Tuesday, nearly double a low water ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 01:18:55 +0800

Iraqi president on list for potential Pegasus surveillance - Washington Post

Iraqi president on list for potential Pegasus surveillance - Washington Post
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The phone of Iraq’s President Barham Salih was on a list of 50,000 numbers ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 01:10:32 +0800

US bans former Honduran leader Lobo over alleged drug deals

US bans former Honduran leader Lobo over alleged drug deals
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The United States said Tuesday it would bar visits by former Honduran president Porfirio ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 00:45:22 +0800

EU begins real-time review of Sanofi-GSK COVID-19 vaccine

EU begins real-time review of Sanofi-GSK COVID-19 vaccine
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:Europe's drug regulator said on Tuesday it had started a real-time review of the ...

  • Wed, 21 Jul 2021 00:44:47 +0800