Sudan receives 800,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

Covax has sent 800,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Sudan. The vaccines will be administered next week to healthcare workers in the country, the over-45s with chronic medical conditions and those living in high transmission areas.   The vaccines were delivered with Unicef’s support through Covax, which is a coalition led by the World Health Organisation, the Global Vaccines ... More ...

Kuwait’s Emir travels to the US for usual medical check-up

Kuwait’s Emir Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has headed to the United States for some usual medical check-ups, state news agency KUNA reported.He succeeded to the throne on September 30, 2020 after the death of his half-brother Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.... More ...

Myanmar protesters vow to push on after army kills dozens in bloodiest day

Pro-democracy activists in Myanmar pledged on Thursday to hold more demonstrations after the UN said 38 people were killed in the most violent day of unrest since last month's military coup. Police and soldiers gave demonstrators little warning before firing live rounds on Wednesday, a day after neighbouring countries called on the junta to show restraint. "We know that we ... More ...

Three female media workers shot dead in Afghanistan

Three women who worked at a local television station in Afghanistan’s eastern city of Jalalabad were shot dead on Tuesday afternoon while on their way home from work. A fourth woman was critically injured. The women, all in their early twenties, held positions in the dubbing department at Enikass Radio and TV and had reportedly been receiving threats before they were assassinated. Th... More ...

Daily Mail owner snaps up New Scientist magazine for $97.8 million

The owner of Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper acquired science and technology magazine New Scientist for $97.80 million in cash, as it looks to build out its subscriptions and digital offerings.Daily Mail and General Trust said on Wednesday its consumer media division bought the publication from a consortium of investors led by New Scientist owner Bernard Gray.“New Scientist is a world... More ...

Biden says lifting state mask mandates a 'big mistake'

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday said decisions to end the required wearing of masks, such as those made by the governors of Texas and Mississippi, amounted to "Neanderthal thinking" given the increasing death toll from the coronavirus pandemic. Asked if he had a message for Texas and Mississippi, Mr Biden said: "I think it's a big mistake. Look, I hope everybody's r... More ...

Gold prices low on firm US yields

Gold prices remain low on Thursday due to the continuous rise in US Treasury yields that has kept the non-yielding bullion under pressure. Spot gold was steady at $1,711.61 per ounce by 02:57 GMT while US gold futures dipped 0.3% to $1,710.20. Howie Lee, an economist at OCBC Bank "In the short term, undeniably gold is on a bearish trend. Most fundamentals are stacked against it: higher yields,... More ...

Hundreds of migrants saved in Mediterranean as NGO accuses Italy of blocking rescue ship

A charity accused Italy of blocking a ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea. The Sea-Watch 3 vessel saved 363 migrants in just three days from boats attempting to cross from Africa into Europe. However, efforts to find a safe port in Italy or Malta for migrants to disembark have been unsuccessful, German charity Sea-Watch said. Under maritime law, state... More ...

Pisces Horoscope today

Mar 2, 2021 - A new fascination with history or an exotic culture could drive you to learn more about it, Pisces. It could become an obsession, for today at least. You might spend a lot of time online or in the library or talking to people who specialize in this field. By day's end, your mind could be spinning like a top. Take a walk and clear your head or you might not be able to sleep.... More ...

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Does sport increase our intelligence and the power of our minds?

Sports scientist Ingo Frobouze emphasized that sport can enhance brain power and intelligence in the stages of childhood and adolescence, and it can also preserve memory in old age. The German professor emphasized that sport and activity are not only beneficial to the body, but also to the mind, and the head of the Institute of Movement Therapy, Prevention and Rehabilitation at the German Sport... More ...
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Learn the benefits of the argument between couples

The key to a successful relationship is how to deal with conflict. Those who deal with conflicts honestly, openly, with respect and love, are more successful than those who do not deal with them.Although many husbands do not prefer the atmosphere of quarrels and the problems between them, this does not mean that there are many benefits to quarrels between spouses, studies have shown that relatio... More ...

Book review: ‘Eat Better Forever’ provides some food for thought

As per the Global Burden of Disease study concluded in 2019, bad diets now kill more people worldwide than tobacco. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, known for his commitment to seasonal, ethically produced food, has put together a thought-provoking book that gleans from valuable information provided by expert food scientists and dieticians.    Fearnley-Whittingstall’s title, ... More ...

2.5 billion people projected to have hearing problems by 2050, says WHO report

Nearly 2.5 billion people worldwide — or 1 in 4 people — will be living with some degree of hearing loss by 2050, warns the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) first World Report on Hearing, released on Wednesday to mark the World Hearing Day.At least 700 million of these people will require access to ear and hearing care and other rehabilitation services unless action is taken."... More ...

David Schwimmer reveals new details about long-awaited 'Friends' reunion special

David Schwimmer has confirmed the news all Friends fans have been waiting for – the reunion special will begin filming next month. It was confirmed last year that the six main actors – Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow – of the beloved 1990s sitcom would reunite for a one-off special, which will be in a talk show ... More ...

Manchester United drift to draw at Crystal Palace

Manchester United drew another blank to hamper their chances of a return to next season's Champions League after a dismal 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace on Wednesday. In foggy conditions at Selhurst Park, United failed to see a clear route to goal as they were involved in a sixth goalless draw in 27 Premier League games this season, and a third in a row in all competitions. A point edges Ole Gunna... More ...

Chicken Yoga, where the chickens wear diapers

For decades, the city of Tampa has officially considered Ybor City to be a bird sanctuary because of its history of chickens clucking around the brick streets. And Ybor is unofficially considered one of Tampa’s more eccentric communities. So, of course Ybor now offers Chicken Yoga, a unique take on the animal yoga craze that has predominately centred on goats but has included creatures s... More ...


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