The U.S. has doubled its investment to nearly US$1 billion for the development of an effective coronavirus vaccine by American firm Moderna, which on Monday begins the decisive final phase of clinical trials. The government of the US now plans to
Protests against racial injustice continue on Saturday with Seattle police in the US. Portland is now the scene of a highly controversial crackdown by federal agents ordered by US President Donald Trump, one that is not supported by local officials, a
A 14-year old girl, who was undergoing treatment at the Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre in south Delhi’s Chhatrapur, was reportedly sexually assaulted by another Covid-19 positive patient inside the washroom of the facility, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on the night of July 15 in the
U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and "re-energizing global economies" during a telephone call on Thursday, the White House said. The two leaders a
Kuwait’s 91-year-old ruler Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah left for the United States Thursday morning to seek further medical treatment after recently undergoing surgery. The statement did not elaborate on the nature of his illness, did not reveal on what type of surgery Sheikh Sabah had undergone in K
China launches an independent rocket probe to Mars at 12.41 pm on Thursday which is expected to reach Mars in February 2021. This is a major milestone in Beijing’s mission to build a world-class space program and racing with the U.S.
Huge wildfires have been burning in the U.S. state of North-Eastern California on Monday, prompting local authorities to issue mandatory evacuations. The Gold fire and the Hog fire are just two of several fires burning in the region.
Paris- The prestigious Ballon d’Or has been canceled for the first time in its 64-year history due to the coronavirus pandemic that has disrupted the football season. The Ballon d’Or is awarded on an annual basis by French magazine France Football, the Ballon d’Or has been given out every y
In the heated debate over reopening schools, one burning question has been whether and how efficiently children can spread the virus to others. A large new study from South Korea offers an answer: Children younger than age 10 transmit to others much l