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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 […]

Denmark joined Germany to become the first two teams to book their place in Qatar. Denmark defeated Austria one-nil to maintain their 100% record in Group F on Tuesday. Four-time winners Germany had earlier defeated north Macedonia four-nil on Monday, becoming the first country to qualify for the Mundial. Joakim Maehle scored the solitary goal […]

Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has accused football authorities of prioritising revenue over player welfare in a damning assessment of the global football calendar. Courtois, 29, was speaking after his country’s 2-1 loss to Italy in the third-place play-off in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday. A match he described as pointless. Both countries made a […]

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