Alexei Navalny: Why arrest of Vladimir Putin’s most prominent critic has left Russia engulfed by protests

On 23 January, Russian police arrested more than 3,000 people across the country demanding the release of Opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The protests in scores of cities in temperatures... Read more »

Moderna says its COVID-19 vaccine works against new variants

US-based drugmaker Moderna on Monday said its Covid-19 vaccine retains neutralising activity against emerging variants first identified in the UK and South Africa. Vaccination with the Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine... Read more »

Nancy Pelosi to send impeachment article against Donald Trump to US Senate today, triggering trial

Washington: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is set to send the Senate a single article of impeachment Monday accusing Donald Trump of inciting the Capitol riot, formally triggering the first-ever... Read more »

Biden to sign executive orders to promote ‘Made in America’ products

US President Joe Biden will sign a series of executive orders on Monday to promote “Made in America” products and strengthen supply chains, senior officials said, asserting that the... Read more »

If poor countries don’t get access to COVID-19 vaccines, rich countries will also pay: Study

In monopolizing the supply of vaccines against COVID-19, wealthy nations are threatening more than a humanitarian catastrophe: The resulting economic devastation will hit affluent countries nearly as hard as... Read more »

Rich got richer during COVID-19 crisis, says Oxfam study; warns pandemic has pushed billions into poverty for a decade

Paris: The COVID-19 crisis is aggravating inequality, with the richest quickly getting richer while it will likely take years for the world’s poorest to recover, anti-poverty group Oxfam said Monday. In a... Read more »

Google opening up its spaces in US to serve as mass COVID-19 vaccination sites: Sundar Pichai

Google’s Indian-American CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Monday that the tech giant will open up its spaces in the US to serve as mass COVID-19 vaccination sites and committed... Read more »

Google opening up its spaces in US to serve as mass COVID-19 vaccination sites: Sundar Pichai

Google’s Indian-American CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Monday that the tech giant will open up its spaces in the US to serve as mass COVID-19 vaccination sites and committed... Read more »

China pushes fringe theories on pandemic origins, virus

Chinese state media have played up questions about Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine and whether it could be lethal to the very old. A government spokesperson suggests the coronavirus could have... Read more »

China pushes fringe theories on pandemic origins, virus

Chinese state media have played up questions about Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine and whether it could be lethal to the very old. A government spokesperson suggests the coronavirus could have... Read more »