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Parler moves to hosting service owned by Russians after ban | Business and Economy News

Parler was dropped by big tech companies after it was used by members to incite violence at the US Capitol. It is now relying...

EU commission urges member states to speed up vaccination

BRUSSELS: The European Union is urging member states to speed up the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations to ensure that at least 80 per cent...

Cut in supplies of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to hit Canada, Europe too

OTTAWA/TORONTO:  Pfizer told Canada on Tuesday (Jan 19) it will...

Swiss open money-laundering probe of Lebanon’s central bank | Business and Economy News

The investigation is the latest blow of confidence to Lebanon’s crippled financial system.Beirut, Lebanon – Swiss authorities have requested that Lebanon’s judiciary cooperate with...

Germany: New COVID variant discovered, extended lockdown looms | Coronavirus pandemic News

Health officials are investigating mutation detected in 35 people in the southern state of Bavaria.Health officials in Germany are investigating a new strain of...

British firms call for $10.3bn in urgent COVID-19 aid | Boris Johnson News

The UK’s biggest lobby group has asked the government to extend its job support programme until the end of June.British firms have asked for...

Italian PM Conte wins confidence vote before tougher Senate test | Italy News

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has won a crucial confidence vote in Parliament’s lower house, hanging on to power after a junior partner quit...

Previous COVID-19 infection may offer less protection from new variant

JOHANNESBURG: Previous infection with the coronavirus may offer...

Tackle French ‘abuse’ of Muslims, civil society groups tell UN | Human Rights News

A group of lawyers, NGOs and religious bodies from 13 countries have submitted formal complaints to the United Nations Human Rights Council (OHCHR), calling...

The plight of the wild Atlantic salmon | Climate News

Sitting in the warmth of the desert’s winter sun here in the Middle East, my mind turns to the contrast of the season at...

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Outgoing FDA chief: The agency fought 'substantial' pressure under Trump

The coronavirus pandemic revealed a “clash of cultures” between the White House pressing for faster progress on vaccines and treatments and the Food and...

Two National Guard pulled from inauguration duty after vetting: U.S. officials

WASHINGTON: Two members of the National Guard have been pulled from duties related to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden following vetting for links...

In farewell address, Trump urges prayers for next administration without mentioning Biden

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump, in a farewell address...

Twitter, Periscope, Pinterest Face Advertising Ban in Turkey

Turkey's Information and Communication Technologies Authority has imposed advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope, and Pinterest under a new social media law, according to decisions...