Saturday, June 15, 2024

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June 14, 2024 3:12 PM

South Africa governing alliance emerges as new parliament convenes

 The African National Congress has agreed to form a government of national unity for South Africa with three other parties including its largest rival, the pro-business Democratic Alliance, public broadcaster SABC reported on Friday. The ANC, which...

June 13, 2024 10:42 AM

UN refugee agency report says record 117 mln people forcibly displaced in 2023

The United Nations refugee agency on Thursday (June 13) released a report saying the number of people forcibly displaced stood at a record 117.3 million as of the end of last year, and warned that this figure could rise further if no major global pol...

June 13, 2024 2:32 AM

Migrants dying in unprecedented numbers on deadly Canary Islands route, NGO says

NGO Walking Borders on Wednesday (June 12) said 2024 is so far the deadliest for migrants trying to reach Spain by sea with the Atlantic route, or 'Canary route," registering 4808 of the 5054 deaths the organisation has tallied in the first five mont...

June 11, 2024 9:24 PM

Humanoid robots come to life in Chinese factory

Inside this factory in China, Ex-Robots engineers are working on developing humanoid robots...with a focus on enhancing facial expressions and emotions. So far, the main purpose of these hyper-realistic robots has been for display in museums. Ex-Ro...

June 10, 2024 11:42 PM

FDA panel reviews Eli Lilly Alzheimer’s drug ahead of agency decision

Outside advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are meeting on Monday to assess whether Eli Lilly's LLY.N experimental Alzheimer's drug donanemab is safe and effective, ahead of the agency's decision on approving the drug. The FDA had been...

June 9, 2024 3:00 PM

Clay queen Swiatek rules again at Roland Garros

Iga Swiatek produced a ruthless performance to crush 12th seed Jasmine Paolini on Saturday and win a third straight French Open crown and fifth Grand Slam title of her career.   Swiatek's 6-2 6-1 win, her 21st in a row at her happiest hunting grou...

June 9, 2024 2:03 PM

Apollo 8 astronaut Anders, who took ‘Earthrise’ photo, reported dead in plane crash

Retired astronaut William Anders, one of the first three humans to orbit the moon, who captured the "Earthrise" photo during NASA's Apollo 8 mission, died on Friday (June 7) when the small plane he was piloting crashed in Washington state, local medi...

June 7, 2024 2:04 PM

Sea urchin pandemic spreads beyond Red Sea, endangering coral reef

A sea-borne pandemic that wiped out sea urchin populations in the Red Sea has spread and is taking out the species in parts of the Indian Ocean and could go global, scientists in Israel say. The particular species of sea urchin impacted is a well-kn...

June 7, 2024 3:44 PM

IMD issues yellow alert for rain and thunderstorms in central and southern regions

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued yellow alert warnings for rain, thunderstorms, and lightning in many parts of the country, including the central and southern regions, over the next four days. According to the IMD, the southwest m...

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