Beirut—Safe Haven for World’s NGOs—Now Front Line for Aid Workers

The blast destroyed vital medical and food supplies that were sitting in the port, a port that handles a huge amount of Lebanon’s vital imports. The material losses will be felt in the weeks and months to come as Beirutis struggle to recover and political wrangling pre-occupies the elite class blamed by so many for […]

WHO warns world must remain vigilant against virus

The Brussels-Capital region saw the number of confirmed infections over the past seven days passing the threshold of 50 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. As a result, the region has made face mask wearing in public legally compulsory, the Brussels Times reported on Wednesday.

What Russia Got Right About the Coronavirus—and What It Can Share With The World | Opinion

We estimate that more than 3 billion doses of adenoviral vector-based vaccines will be produced in 2021, which will help the world to effectively combat the coronavirus. The Russian vaccine will also come with a unique patented test that identifies the increase in highly specific human antibodies attacking the spikes of the coronavirus. Thus, the […]

Gaming world set for ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ mobile release

10 groundbreaking video games Super Mario: Nintendo’s celebrity mascot Super Mario, the little Italian with the blue dungarees, red cap and bushy mustache, is perhaps the most recognizable video-game character in history. The stout plumber and his friend Luigi are pioneers of the “platform” video game, in which characters spring between different levels, collecting points […]

Donald Trump says the US is performing better than the rest of the world during the pandemic and points to the rebound in stocks – after Kamala Harris accused him of crashing the economy

‘There’ a reason it has hit America worse than any other advanced nation it’s because of Trump’s failure to take it seriously from the start,’ she said in Wilmington after Biden introduced her.

‘He takes it very seriously and thinks the world’s going to end at any minute. In a musical sense he’s very dark’

His first job in music was as tea-boy-turned-tape-op in Coach House Studios, where he assisted the fledgling Massive Attack and co-wrote a track for Neneh Cherry, Somedays, which hinted at the oncoming Portishead sound. Meeting (then pub singer) Gibbons on a training course, and later adding jazz guitarist Adrian Utley, Barrow was sharp enough to […]

Voting Fraud Is a Real Concern. Just Look Around the World | Opinion

The U.K., which allows postal voting, has had some notable mail-in ballot fraud cases. Prior to recent photo ID requirements, six Labour Party councilors in Birmingham won office after what the judge described as a “massive, systematic and organized” postal voting fraud campaign. The fraud was apparently carried out with the full knowledge and cooperation […]

TikTok and WeChat expose big tech’s lack of innovation | Opinion

While Asian companies have made smart moves, American companies aren’t doing so well. For example, in May Amazon.com Inc. introduced its first big-budget game, “Crucible,” only to pull it from the market just weeks later after it failed to gain traction with players. Likewise, Google’s cloud-gaming service Stadia and Apple Inc.’s Arcade subscription service haven’t taken […]

‘We Don’t Owe Refunds,’ says Travel CEO Blaming Airlines for ‘$300M+ Owed’

For Macroaxis’ prediction on EasyJet, “probability of bankruptcy is the normalized value of Z-Score [of predicting bankruptcy]. For funds and ETFs [Exchange trade fund] it is derived from a multi-factor model developed by Macroaxis. The score is used to predict the probability of a firm or a fund experiencing financial distress within the next 24 […]

Russia, China Forge Uneasy Anti-U.S. Relationship Amid COVID-19

Both Putin and Xi urged other nations not to politicize the pandemic, as other nations sought answers as to how the virus emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan and spread worldwide. Xi told Putin politicization “will not benefit international cooperation, and China and Russia should cooperate closely and safeguard global health care security […]