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Race against time for Rishi Sunak as Liz Truss touted to win UK Prime Minister race

London [UK], August 12 (ANI): Amid the race for the Conservative party leadership, British Prime Minister hopeful Rishi Sunak has ...

An interfaith discussion on the role of religion in mental health

Religious leaders often try to support the people they serve during challenging times. This supportive role was especially important during ...

What's a banana republic? A political scientist explains

When someone mentions a "banana republic," they're referring to a small, poor, politically unstable country that is weak because of ...

The metaverse isn't here yet, but it already has a long history

Nattie's metaverse romance began with anonymous texting. At first "C" would admit only to living in a nearby town. Nattie ...

Atlanta Festival Cancellation Sparks New Fight Over Guns

ATLANTA - Tens of thousands of Music Midtown festivalgoers are no longer going to descend on Atlanta's massive Piedmont Park ...

The COVIDSafe app is dead. What can we learn from this 'failure'?

On August 9 2022, Australia's COVIDSafe app was officially decommissioned, and all its features removed. People were encouraged to uninstall ...

Why doesn't monkeypox have a new name yet?

As monkeypox vaccination programs roll out and health authorities release information about how to reduce the spread of the virus, ...

How Burna Boy set the world alight with his mixed brew of influences

Nigerian Afrobeats star Burna Boy burst onto the global stage in 2018 with a slew of irresistible hits on his ...

Monkeypox vaccines: what's available and why they aren't a silver bullet

In July 2022 the World Health Organization declared the recent current monkeypox outbreak a global health emergency. Since the start ...

Not yet uhuru: the African Union has had a few successes but remains weak

The African Union (AU) was born in the South African port city of Durban in 2002. Under its first chair,Thabo ...

Nowhere to run: the plight of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has hosted large numbers of Eritrean refugees for years. Before the recent conflict, about 100,000 Eritrean refugees lived in ...

Bourguiba did a lot for Tunisian women. But was he their emancipator?

Tunisia's National Women's Day is often associated with Habib Bourguiba, the country's first president, who pursued the policy of state ...

Three Raymond Briggs books that helped make the graphic novel respectable

Raymond Briggs, who died on August 9 aged 88, transformed the way we see and value of the strip cartoon ...

Enduring colonialism has made it harder to end the COVID-19 pandemic

Rich countries are hoarding vaccine doses while poor countries become breeding grounds for new COVID-19 variants.The W ...

Crypto platforms say they're exchanges, but they're more like banks

There is a well-known saying shared by both crypto experts and skeptics: "Not your keys, not your coins." The phrase, ...

Moscow speaks out on Plan B for Iran nuclear deal

Revival of the initial 2015 accord is the only ?reasonable? way forward, the Russian Foreign Ministry has saidAny 'Plan B' ...

What's dynamic pricing? An operations management scholar explains

Whether you're booking a plane ticket at the last minute or looking to go to a lackluster preseason football game, ...

Politicians seek to control classroom discussions about slavery in the US

Of all the subjects taught in the nation's public schools, few have generated as much controversy of late as the ...

Karachi court acquits ARY news head Ammad Yousuf in sedition case

Karachi [Pakistan], August 11 (ANI): A Karachi court on Thursday acquitted the Pakistani television station ARY News head Ammad Yousaf, ...

'Let it rip': Barangaroo, a masterclass in planning as deal-making

The redevelopment of the 22-hectare Barangaroo precinct on Sydney Harbour has long been a masterclass in poor urban development governance ...

Sepsis is serious during pregnancy, but thankfully it is still rare

The tragic case of Annie Moylan, who died in Melbourne in 2017 from sepsis, when 18 weeks pregnant, has put ...

What is this new Langya virus? Do we need to be worried?

A new virus, Langya henipavirus, is suspected to have caused infections in 35 people in China's Shandong and Henan provinces ...

Surprise discovery shows you may inherit more from your mum than you think

What if we could inherit more than our parents' genes? What if we could inherit the ability to turn genes ...

Pakistan: Sindh High Court orders Electronic Media Regulatory to restore ARY News immediately

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 11 (ANI): The Sindh High Court on Wednesday ordered the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to ...

Climate change and extreme heat are making us more anxious

Globally, heat waves have become an increasingly frequent summer affair, as much of the world faces extremely high temperatures.The rising ...

The US has finally passed a huge climate bill. Australia needs to keep up

If politics moves slowly, climate politics often feels like it doesn't move at all.Yet at the weekend, US senators worked ...

We need to talk about monkeypox without shame and blame

The recent global outbreak of monkeypox largely among men who have sex with men has raised concerns homophobia will undermine ...

What created the continents? New evidence points to giant asteroids

Earth is the only planet we know of with continents, the giant landmasses that provide homes to humankind and most ...

Issey Miyake - a conceptual fashion designer for the many

Designer Issey Miyake has died aged 84, leaving an indelible mark on the fashion world. He was celebrated for clothing ...

A meat tax is probably inevitable - here's how it could work

Rearing livestock and growing crops to feed them has destroyed more tropical forest and killed more wildlife than any other ...

Trophy hunting: why a UK import ban threatens wildlife conservation

Trophy hunting, where animals with characteristics such as large antlers are legally hunted, and their meat usually eaten - is ...

Trans rights and political backlash: five key moments in history

In recent decades, trans people have achieved limited rights. At the same time, anti-trans views and political backlashes have become ...

The Toronto Police's #TPSTrust campaign misses the mark

Maintaining public trust in police is essential for effective policing and last month the Toronto Police Service (TPS), Canada's largest ...

What's wrong with the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The "Fourth Industrial Revolution" is a term coined in 2016 by German economist Klaus Schwab. It's used to describe the ...

South Africa's proposed electricity industry reform: lost in translation?

South Africa's ruling party recently proposed establishing a second state-owned power company. The purpose is to offset the "grave strategic ...

When the IMF comes to town: why they visit and what to watch out for

In most rich countries the news that a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is coming to visit is ...

American Sikhs are targets of bigotry, often due to cultural ignorance

Ten years ago, a white supremacist opened fire on a Sikh congregation in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, killing six people and ...

Kenya's election: institutional safeguards are still a work in progress

Kenya has held its seventh national election since the reintroduction of multiparty competition in the early 1990s. Elections in the ...

Taiwan's rocky road to independence and democracy

Published in 1946, the novel Orphan of Asia, by Taiwanese author Wu Zhou-liu, tells the story of Hu Tai-ming. Born ...

Ukrainian promises on African grain not being kept NYT

Ships are headed for Turkey, other parts of Europe and China, despite Kiev's statementsNone of the grain ships that have ...

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U.S. stocks bound ahead, Nasdaq advances more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. investors again plowed into stocks on Friday, many convinced inflation has peaked."Markets certainly got ...

Toyota issues stop driving order for BZ4X electric SUV

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has advised the owners of its BZ4X electric SUV to stop driving their vehicles and return them ...

U.S. to sue Google, claiming antitrust violations in ad sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S.Department of Justice is reportedly preparing to sue Google as soon as next month, claiming that the ...

Stocks in Asia tread water, Japan's Nikkei 225 the only winner

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan surged on Friday as investors and traders returned to their desks after a ...

Officials hopeful as UK consumer confidence rises

LONDON, England: A survey conducted by YouGov and consultancy Cebr reported that UK consumer confidence slowly rose in July, after ...

Bengali FM accuses Swiss ambassador of lying about bank accounts info

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has stated that the Switzerland Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard's claims that ...

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