Global pharmaceutical firms should license production of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa rather than just do piecemeal contract deals, an African Union special envoy said on Thursday. AU coronavirus envoy Strive Masiyiwa was speaking a day after Pfize..
The White House said on Thursday it is "deeply disappointed" in China's decision to reject a World Health Organization (WHO) plan for a second phase of an investigation into the origin of the coronavirus. In May, U.S. President Joe B..
Brent crude oil prices averaged $73 per barrel globally in June 2021, up to $5 per barrel from May's average. According to the US Energy Information Administration's Short-Term Energy Outlook issued on July 7, 2021, they'll average $72/b ..
TOKYO: : Michael Phelps' 23 Olympic swimming gold medals is a record that may never be beaten but the Tokyo pool could still see the world's best push the boundaries of human performance to new heights. The number of records from 2008-09, ..
TOKYO, July 23 - Tokyo's Musashino Forest Sport Plaza is a familiar venue for India's P.V. Sindhu - it's where she made it to the quarter-finals of the 2019 Japan Open, dancing to the deafening cheers and chants of spectators. But on S..
KUALA LUMPUR: Japan's Naomi Osaka will return to the spotlight on Sunday, kicking off her Olympic campaign as a home crowd favourite after taking a mental health break two months ago. Osaka, a four-time Grand Slam champion and world number two..
BEIJING, July 23 - China's President Xi Jinping visited the Tibet Autonomous Region on July 21-22, according to the official Xinhua news agency, in his first recorded visit as leader of the nation. Xi flew into the city of Nyingchi on Wednesda..
NEW DELHI: Tesla Inc has written to Indian ministries seeking a big reduction in import duties on electric vehicles (EVs), a move it says will boost demand and generate revenue for the government, two sources with knowledge of the matter said. Its..
HH the Amir sent a cable of condolences to the President of the People's Republic of China on the victims of floods in central China, wishing the injured a swift recovery.
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