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WHO Report Says Covid-19 Most Likely Originated from Animals

WHO report says COVID-19 most likely originated from animals

GENEVA – A joint World Health Organization (WHO)-China study on the origins of Covid-19 indicates that transmission of the virus from bats to humans by another animal is the most likely scenario and that a laboratory leak is “extremely unlikely”, according to a draft copy obtained by The Associated Press …

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Suez Canal Blockage Adds to Pressure Points in Global Trade

Egypt Suez Canal

CAIRO, Egypt – Delays in releasing a gigantic container ship stuck in Egypt’s Suez Canal have highlighted even more pressure points in global trade, a year after supply chains were disrupted by the pandemic. Tugs and rescue crews took advantage of high tides early Monday to partially refloat the Ever …

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Russia’s Relationship with EU Has Been ‘Destroyed’: Lavrov

Russia's relationship with EU has been 'destroyed,' Lavrov says

BEIJING – The European Union (EU) has “destroyed” its relations with Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, said on Tuesday following new EU sanctions against Moscow. “There is no relationship with the European Union as an organization. All the infrastructure of these relations has been destroyed by unilateral decisions taken …

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China Pledges More Aid to Pakistan in Fighting Corona

China Pledges More Aid to Pakistan in Fighting Corona

ISLAMABAD – China has decided to provide more assistance to Pakistan in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, said Tuesday evening. Wang made the remark during a telephone conversation with Pakistani Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi. On behalf of the Pakistani government …

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