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Aug 05, 2020
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and the ChemRar Group of companies have begun supplying the Avifavir anti-coronavirus drug to South Africa, RDIF announced in a press release. According to…
A vaccine against COVID-19 is urgently needed if we’re to stop the virus spreading and prevent potentially millions of further deaths. We’re now one step closer to that goal. We…
Jul 22, 2020
China is considering retaliating against telecom gear makers Nokia and Ericsson if the European Union follows the United States and Britain in banning Huawei Technologies from 5G networks, the Wall…
One of the conspiracy theories that have plagued attempts to keep people informed during the pandemic is the idea that the coronavirus was created in a laboratory. But the vast…
Jul 05, 2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered amendments that would allow him to remain in power until 2036 to be put into the Russian Constitution after voters approved the changes during…
Jun 23, 2020
New Zealand police have frozen 140 million New Zealand dollars ($90 million) in funds thought to be linked to a cryptocurrency firm whose owner has been accused of money laundering.…
The unfolding US-China power rivalry bears a striking resemblance to the tensions between the US and the Soviet bloc during the Cold War years. Back then, African countries were positioned…
Jun 06, 2020
The government of Gambia is demanding answers from the US government after the son of one its diplomats was killed by US Police after a car chase. The Gambia says…
Jun 04, 2020
On the eve of May Day 2020, in full coronavirus pandemic, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) released some hair raising statistics. About 1.6 billion workers from the informal sector are…
Jun 01, 2020
The death of George Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old black man killed by police during an arrest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has sparked protests across the country. It has reignited a centuries-long conversation around racism…
May 28, 2020
Nigeria-based scammers, who target millions of Australian email accounts, could be closer to home than you may think.   The west African nation is an established hub for cyber criminals who carry…
May 27, 2020
Germany threw Lufthansa a 9 billion euro ($9.8 billion) lifeline on Monday, agreeing a bailout which gives Berlin a veto in the event of a hostile bid for the airline.…
May 26, 2020
The number of convictions related to corruption in China nearly doubled last year, according to a report by Beijing’s top prosecutor, as President Xi Jinping ramped up his crackdown on…
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