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Vaccines alliance raises $8.8bn for global immunisation plans

作者:admin 2020-06-05

Governments, companies and individuals around the world have pledged $8.8bn for a global vaccines alliance to help immunisation programmes stalled by the coronavirus pandemic and support the development and distribution of a potential COVID-19 vaccin 阅读全文

Minneapolis says goodbye to George Floyd

作者:admin 2020-06-05

Minneapolis, Minnesota, US - Hundreds gathered on Thursday for the first of several planned memorials for George Floyd, an unarmed Black man killed by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota last week. The Minneapolis event kicked off a week of services to 阅读全文

Iran releases US navy veteran detained for nearly two years

作者:admin 2020-06-05

A US navy veteran detained in Iran for nearly two years flew out on Thursday, a day after an Iranian scientist held by US authorities returned home. “I am blessed to announce that the nightmare is over, and my son is safely on his way home,” Michael 阅读全文

Iran cases hit record high in second wave of coronavirus

作者:admin 2020-06-05

Iran is reluctantly confronting the possibility of a renewed political crisis as well as a health one after the latest figures showed the number of new coronavirus infections at a record high. The government appeared to have brought the virus under c 阅读全文

Israeli settlers speak out against US-backed annexation plan

作者:admin 2020-06-05

Benjamin Netanyahu is facing outspoken resistance to his proposal to annex parts of the occupied Palestinian territories from some of the people the move was advertised as benefiting – Israeli settlers. The prime minister has pledged to formally exte 阅读全文

Telus director Stockwell Day steps down after likening racism to childhood bullying

作者:admin 2020-06-04

A former Canadian Alliance leader and Conservative MP has resigned from Telus’ board of directors and as a strategic adviser to a law firm after comparing racism to his experience of being mocked in school for wearing glasses.Stockwell Day made 阅读全文

Bank of Canada keeps key interest rate target on hold at 0.25%

作者:admin 2020-06-04

OTTAWA — The economy appears to have avoided a worst-case scenario due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Bank of Canada said Wednesday as it kept its key interest rate steady at its lower bound.The bank left its target for the overnight rate unchan 阅读全文

Twitter names ex-Google CFO Pichette as chair, Kordestani to stay on

作者:admin 2020-06-04

Twitter Inc on Tuesday appointed Patrick Pichette, a former chief financial officer at Google, as the social network’s board chairman, marking the first time in Twitter’s history that an outsider will preside over the group.Pichette, who 阅读全文

World Bank says COVID-19 to leave ‘lasting scars’ on developing world

作者:admin 2020-06-04

WASHINGTON — The World Bank said on Tuesday that it expects the coronavirus and resulting recessions to leave “lasting scars” on developing and emerging market countries, with the worst damage on oil exporters and those suffering fi 阅读全文

The Gambia demands US investigation into police killing of citizen in Atlanta

作者:admin 2020-06-04

The Gambia has demanded the US investigate the police killing one of its citizens, a former UN diplomat’s son. The shooting of Lamin Sisay, 39, in Atlanta last week prompted anger in the Gambian community, who have described it as another exampl 阅读全文