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Nato warns of military challenge posed by China

Nato warns of military challenge posed by China

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Biden may rail against "phony populism", as he did at his Nato press conference, but if he wants to prevent a return of Trump and Trumpism, he will have to acknowledge the conditions that set the stage for its ascendance. His warm welcome from US allies might be gratifying, but it comes with domestic risk. #Nato #warns #military #challenge #posed #China Source link
Denmark’s Martin Braithwaite criticizes UEFA for resuming game following Christian Eriksen’s collapse

Denmark’s Martin Braithwaite criticizes UEFA for resuming game following Christian Eriksen’s collapse

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The match was suspended following prolonged efforts from the medical staff to resuscitate Eriksen with CPR and a defibrillator. Players from both teams were visibly distressed as he was being attended to by medics.When it was announced the match would be restarted, UEFA said in a statement the decision was made "following the request made by players of both teams," but Braithwaite says that the players were not prepared to play the match."We had two choices from UEFA, to go out and play the match immediately or play the next day at noon," he said during a press conference on Monday. "None of those choices were good. We took the lesser of two evils to finish the match. Many of the players were not in a condition to play this match. We were in a different space."It was not our wish. Tho...
US President Joe Biden extends congratulations to new Israeli PM Naftali Bennett, expresses ‘firm intent’ to deepen cooperation

US President Joe Biden extends congratulations to new Israeli PM Naftali Bennett, expresses ‘firm intent’ to deepen cooperation

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New Delhi: United States President Joe Biden extended congratulations to Naftali Bennett who ended Benjamin Netanyahu's record 12-year run as Israeli prime minister on Sunday (June 13, 2021). Biden highlighted his decades of steadfast support for the US-Israel relationship and his unwavering commitment to Israel's security, as per a White House statement. "He expressed his firm intent to deepen cooperation between the United States and Israel on the many challenges and opportunities facing the region," the statement added. Biden and Bennett also agreed that they and their teams would consult closely on all matters related to regional security, including Iran. The US President also conveyed that his administration intends to work closely with the Israeli government on efforts to adv...
Twitter needs India and Nigeria to grow. It’s running into trouble in both

Twitter needs India and Nigeria to grow. It’s running into trouble in both

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The social media giant has been ensnared in a battle with the Indian government for months over free speech and other issues, and is contending with restrictive new rules pushed by New Delhi. If that wasn't enough, even more dramatic events are unfolding thousands of miles away along Africa's Western coast. Nigeria last week "indefinitely" blocked Twitter (TWTR) after the company deleted a post from President Muhammadu Buhari that threatened a brutal clampdown on unrest in Africa's most populous nation. The Nigerian government also ordered federal prosecutors to arrest users of the app. The restrictions in India and the ban in Nigeria are troublesome for Twitter. While the company does not break down user data for these countries, independent research suggests India is among its top f...
COVID-19: Bharat Biotech ready for Covaxin’s clinical trial in US

COVID-19: Bharat Biotech ready for Covaxin’s clinical trial in US

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New Delhi: Bharat Biotech said in a statement that it will be carrying out clinical trials in the United States to support the marketing application for Covaxin. The US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) had decided not to give Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin. The regulator also recommended Ocugen, the US partner for Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine, to pursue Biologics License Applications (BLA) path for Covaxin. Bharat Biotech said, “The USFDA had earlier communicated that no new emergency use authorisation would be approved for new Covid-19 vaccines... Our US partner, Ocugen has received a recommendation from the FDA to pursue Biologics License Applications (BLA) path for COVAXIN, which is full approval." Meanwhile, Bharat Biotech completed three p...
Norway to proceed with experiment on whales, despite protests

Norway to proceed with experiment on whales, despite protests

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A research team is intending to capture a dozen juvenile minke whales off the Norwegian coast and use sensors placed on their skin to measure their brain responses in reaction to sound. The research team conducting the experiment says it is designed to understand which kinds of human-made ocean noise affect the whales, as human-made sound can have an impact on an animal's hearing and behavior and cause it stress."We have essentially no knowledge of their hearing, and it's important to noise regulators to know what kind of noise might affect them," Petter Kvadsheim, chief scientist at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI), told CNN. He added that the team won't be testing the animals' noise tolerance, or how they respond to the sound behaviorally. "We expose them to the lo...
G7 likely to donate 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to world, UK says announcement soon

G7 likely to donate 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to world, UK says announcement soon

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London: The Group of Seven (G7) leaders are expected to announce that they will provide at least 1 billion coronavirus vaccine doses to the world through dose sharing and financing, the United Kingdom announced. The UK, which is hosting the G7 summit in southwest England, added it would donate at least 100 million surplus doses within the next year, including five million beginning in the coming weeks. This comes amid growing calls for richer countries to step up their efforts to share COVID-19 shots with less developed nations. The Group of Seven is an organisation of wealthy democracies consisting of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. "At the Summit world leaders are expected to announce they will provide at least 1 billion coronavirus v...