The UK is the first to approve Omicron’s COVID vaccine with the go-ahead from Moderna

The UK is the first to approve Omicron’s COVID vaccine with the go-ahead from Moderna

A nurse prepares a dose of the Modern coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Glangwili General Hospital in Carmarthen, Wales, Britain, April 7, 2021. Jacob King/Pool via REUTERS Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record UK JCVI endorses use of bivalent injection in autumn booster campaign Moderna sees approvals from Australia, Canada and … Read more

The Taliban celebrate a year in power that has given Afghanistan security but little hope

The Taliban celebrate a year in power that has given Afghanistan security but little hope

The Taliban celebrate the “day of salvation and freedom” Relatively safer country, but faces challenges Aid cut as international community demands rights for women KABUL, Aug 15 (Reuters) – The Taliban and their supporters waved the group’s black and white flag on the streets of Afghanistan on Monday to celebrate a year since they marched … Read more

Angered China holds more exercises near Taiwan as US lawmakers visit

Angered China holds more exercises near Taiwan as US lawmakers visit

China holds drills near Taiwan during visit of US lawmakers China shows pictures of Taiwan’s strategic Penghu Islands Taiwan President: Committed to Maintaining Stability BEIJING/TAIPEI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – China’s military said it held more exercises near Taiwan on Monday as a group of U.S. lawmakers visited the Chinese-claimed island and met with President Tsai … Read more

Iran says Rushdie and his sympathizers are to blame for the attack

Iran says Rushdie and his sympathizers are to blame for the attack

Don’t accuse Tehran, says Foreign Ministry spokesperson Says novelist ‘crossed red lines’ for Muslims Rushdie stabbed multiple times on Friday Attack condemned by writers and politicians around the world DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – No one has the right to launch accusations against Iran over Friday’s attack on Salman Rushdie, of which he is guilty … Read more

Brittney Griner: Defense team appeals verdict that sentenced her to 9 years for drug trafficking

Brittney Griner: Defense team appeals verdict that sentenced her to 9 years for drug trafficking

The US State Department maintains that Griner was wrongfully detained and her case has raised concerns that she is being used as a political pawn in Russia’s war against Ukraine. US officials have offered a possible prisoner exchange to try to get her home safe and sound. Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout’s name has been … Read more

Salman Rushdie is recovering from “life-changing” injuries after being stabbed on stage. This is what we know

Salman Rushdie is recovering from “life-changing” injuries after being stabbed on stage.  This is what we know

The family of the 75-year-old author, who has lived under threat for decades because of his writing, said he was in critical condition Sunday after the onstage attack, which ended with the assailant being restrained by staff and guests and Rushdie. being airlifted to a hospital. “Although his life-changing injuries are severe, his usual feisty … Read more

Asia stocks mixed, China cuts rates on disappointing data

Asia stocks mixed, China cuts rates on disappointing data

FILE PHOTO – People walk past an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei stock price index inside a conference room in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 Nikkei rises, S&P 500 futures fall PBOC cuts key rates, China data misses forecasts Watch the Fed … Read more

American actress Anne Heche to be taken off life support 9 days after car accident

American actress Anne Heche to be taken off life support 9 days after car accident

Aug 14 (Reuters) – American actress Anne Heche will be taken off life support on Sunday, nine days after she was seriously injured in a car accident, as a match was found to receive her donated organs, a spokesman said. Heche, 53, had been legally dead as of Friday, though still with a heartbeat, and … Read more

Republicans push to see affidavit justifying FBI search of Trump’s home

Republicans push to see affidavit justifying FBI search of Trump’s home

WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Republicans intensified calls on Sunday for the release of an FBI affidavit showing justification for seizing documents at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home amid reports of increased threats against federal law enforcement personnel. . A search warrant issued last week after the unprecedented search showed that Trump had 11 … Read more

Salman Rushdie: Author’s ‘road to recovery’ has begun, officer says, as stabbing suspect pleads not guilty

Salman Rushdie: Author’s ‘road to recovery’ has begun, officer says, as stabbing suspect pleads not guilty

“He’s not on a ventilator, so the road to recovery has begun,” Rushdie’s agent, Andrew Wylie, told CNN on Sunday. “It will be long, the injuries are serious. But his condition is going in the right direction.” The 75-year-old award-winning author… whose writings have brought him death threats for decades – was preparing to give … Read more