Israeli minister says Netanyahu met Saudi Crown Prince, but Riyadh denies it

Speaking on Israel’s Army Radio on Monday, Education Minister Yoav Gallant called the covert meeting, which reportedly took place in the Saudi city of Neom, an “incredible achievement” and congratulated Netanyahu. “Let’s say that the very existence of the meeting, the fact that it was put out publicly, even if it’s half official at the […]

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Latinos were going to college more than ever but Covid-19 is forcing many to drop out

In the past seven months, Berrones, a sophomore at Hawaii Pacific University, withdrew from school for a semester to stay with his mother, who has several autoimmune disorders. Without a job, he depleted his savings and later, he considered giving up on college when he learned his full-ride scholarship would be partially cut. “The thought […]

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Pennsylvania court tosses Trump’s suit alleging mail-in vote irregularities. Campaign says it ‘helps strategy to get to SCOTUS’

The Trump campaign’s lawsuit alleging voting irregularities in Pennsylvania was shot down by a federal judge, who called it “a Frankenstein’s monster.” The president’s lawyers, however, indicated the ruling can help their goal. US District Court Judge Matthew Brann has ruled to dismiss the lawsuit from the Trump campaign on Saturday, saying the president’s legal […]

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Covid-19 pandemic could bring economic crisis on scale of ‘Great Depression,’ Putin tells G20 – warns of poverty & social disorder

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that the coronavirus pandemic could lead to a global economic collapse that would have a significant impact on the lives of millions of people across the world. Speaking at the virtual G20 summit of international leaders on Saturday, Putin warned that, “despite some positive signals, the main risk is […]

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Armenia PM Urges Stronger Military Links With Russia – The Moscow Times

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called Saturday for greater military cooperation with Russia, a day after Azerbaijani troops began moving into disputed territory previously held by Armenian separatist forces. “We hope we can reinforce cooperation with Russia not only in the security sector but also military and technical cooperation,” he said, according to his press service. “Of course, […]

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Jonathan Pollard, Convicted Spy, Completes Parole and May Move to Israel

In Israel, Mr. Pollard still is viewed as a hero, who sacrificed much for the country’s security. But even if time has blunted the outrage, the American government continues to view him as a traitor who did huge amounts of damage. Still, intelligence officials in the United States and Israel are eager to forget Mr. […]

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Intellasia East Asia News – Inclusiveness seen as key to Taiwan’s success in containing COVID-19

When the Covid-19 pandemic struck early this year, Taiwan quickly rolled out a nationwide facemask distribution system with a “mask map” that showed where they were available. But it wasn’t a smooth launch. Complaints poured in from people who had to wait in long lines and were often disappointed when vendors ran out of stock. […]

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Covid-19 caseload in India breaches 90-lakh mark | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 caseload surpassed the 90-lakh mark on Friday with 45,882 new cases, while the recoveries surged to 84.28 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 93.6 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 90,04,365 and the death toll climbed to 1,32,162 with the novel […]

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China’s Covid-19 vaccine administered to a million people: Official – Times of India

BEIJING: A Covid-19 vaccine developed by a state-owned Chinese pharmaceutical firm has been administered to about a million people under the government’s emergency use scheme, the company’s chairman said. “In terms of emergency use, the vaccines were applied to nearly a million people and there has not been a single case of a serious adverse […]

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