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Deputy head of the Ukrainian navy has accused the Russian navy of hostile activity in the Sea of Azov – a form of attack that Russian forces “constantly practice”, including in Crimea.  but says Ukraine has been investing in its navy since 2014. Vice Admiral Andriy Tarasov called the threat  “real” but says Ukraine’s armed […]

The isolation period for fully vaccinated people in England who test positive for COVID will be reduced from seven days to five,  health secretary, Sajid Javid has announced. Citing data from the UK Health Security Agency. Javid told the Commons “Two-thirds of positive cases are no longer infectious by the end of day five”.  This […]

A U.S. man with terminal heart disease was implanted with a genetically modified pig heart in a first-of-its-kind surgery, and three days later the patient is doing well, his doctors reported on Monday. The surgery, performed by a team at the University of Maryland Medicine, is among the first to demonstrate the feasibility of a […]

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, says England will continue with its Plan B Covid measures, for the time being, saying it would be “folly” to think the pandemic was over. Boris Johnson says the measures – which include compulsory mask-wearing in some settings, working from home where possible, and Covid passes for some venues – […]

Russia has warned the United States it will respond if Ukraine is drawn into any US “geopolitical games”, while Washington has threatened “serious costs” for Moscow if the crisis escalates. The response came during a meeting between the Russian and US foreign ministers, Sergei Lavrov and Anthony Blinken in Sweden. Britain’s Foreign Secretary Liz Truss […]

Failure of the world’s rich nations to help vaccinate the poorest nations poses a continual cycle of economic shocks and restrictions in the face of new variants says Chief Economist, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD, Lawrence Boone. Lawrence while unveiling the OECD’s latest set of economic forecasts said “As long as the global […]

The US has warned it will hit Russia with the toughest sanctions. US secretary of state Anthony Blinken on Wednesday warned that Washington will use “high impact economic measures” against Moscow if it decides to invade. This is in response to Russia placing troops on the Ukraine border. The US diplomat following a meeting with […]

Double-amputee Olympic sprinter, Oscar Pistorius who made global headlines after killing his girlfriend in 2013, may soon be on parole from Prison, a South African corrections officials said on Monday. Pistorius shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, through a locked bathroom door in February 2013. He claimed that her death was an accident and that he […]

Tottenham Hotspurs Football Club has sacked Head Coach Nuno Espirito Santo and his coaching staff,  just less than five months after taking charge of the London Football outfit. The Portuguese were relieved of his duties this Monday following an emergency meeting amongst the hierarchy of the board late Sunday following the club’s loss to Manchester […]

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has died aged 84 of Covid-19 complications, his family has announced. Powell, the former US secretary of state who played a pivotal role in attempting to justify the 2003 invasion of Iraq, died due to Covid-19 as announced Monday. He was a former top military officer who rose […]

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