Tag: Russia

H5N8 bird flu virus infects people for first time, Russia alerts WHO

Moscow – Russian scientists have detected the world's first case of the H5N8  strain of avian flu spreading from birds to humans. The World...
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US, China dominated arms market in 2019: report

US and Chinese companies dominated the global arms market in 2019, while the Middle East made its first appearance among the 25 biggest weapons...
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China completes its first-ever docking in lunar orbit

A Chinese probe carrying samples from the lunar surface successfully docked Sunday with a spacecraft orbiting the moon, in another space first for the...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for May 13, 2020

As of 8 am, May 13, 2020: Worldwide: 4,233,504 cases, 289,932 deaths, 1,481,314 recoveries There are now 4,233,504 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide, with 281,893 people dying from...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for May 12, 2020

As of 8 am, May 12, 2020: 4,148,034 cases, 284,124 deaths, 1,428,161 recoveries There are now 4,148,034 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 281,893 deaths....

US accuses China, Russia of coordinating on virus conspiracies

by Francesco FONTEMAGGI The United States on Friday accused China and Russia of stepping up cooperation to spread false narratives over the coronavirus pandemic, saying...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for May 1, 2020

As of 8 am, May 1, 2020: World count: 3,249,022 cases, 230,804 deaths There are now 3,249,022  confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 230,804...

Putin: Singapore not appropriate model for the leadership transition in Russia

President Vladimir Putin does not think Singapore could be a model for the leadership transition in Russia. Speaking at a televised meeting with students in...

Singapore to arrest sanctioned Russian ship over unpaid parking debts

Singapore—A report from Russian independent major news agency Interfax on Friday, December 6, says Singapore intends to arrest a Russian ship, the tanker Sevastopol. The...

Russia not an enemy? Macron’s Moscow strategy faces first test

by Valerie LEROUX and Laurence BENHAMOU French President Emmanuel Macron this week faces the first major test of his policy of directly engaging with Russia...
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