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South Korea approves first domestically developed COVID-19 vaccine

The Los Angeles Times 2022-06-29

SEOUL — Health officials in South Korea on Wednesday approved the country’s first domestically developed COVID-19 vaccine for people 18 years or older, adding another tool in the fight against the pandemic. In clinical trials involving some 4,000 participants in South Korea and five other countries, SK Bioscience’s two-dose SKYCovione...

Novak Djokovic survives scare as Carlos Alcaraz comes back to win five-setter

Yahoo Daily News 2022-06-28

As a six-times champion here Novak Djokovic has experienced most things it is possible to feel at Wimbledon. But when he stepped on to court today he did so with a little trepidation, unsure what to expect from himself after not playing any grass-court warm-up tournaments and unsure what to expect from the crowd. Related: Thanasi Kokkinakis ‘can’t...

Intermittent fasting may help heal nerve damage, change gut bacteria activity: Study

International Business Times 2022-06-27

Intermittent fasting helps change the activity of gut bacteria and increase their ability to recover from nerve damage, according to a study conducted in mice. Researchers from the Imperial College London observed how fasting led to the gut bacteria increasing production of a metabolite known as 3-Indolepropionic acid (IPA), which is required for...

Alarm in Beijing after announcement zero-Covid policy may last five years

Democratic Underground 2022-06-27

(Guardian UK) Authorities in Beijing have sparked confusion and alarm after announcing the strict zero-Covid policy could be in place for the next five years, including mass mandatory testing and travel restrictions....

Thousands arrive at Wimbledon for first full-capacity tournament in three years

Belfast Telegraph 2022-06-27

Thousands of tennis fans have begun pouring through the gates at Wimbledon as it returns at full capacity for the first time in three years. The Met Office has warned the expected 42,000 supporters to brace for rain showers over SW19 in the early afternoon – just as the first Centre Court games are set to begin. The world’s oldest tennis tournament...

Analysis: Food export bans, from India to Argentina, risk fueling inflation

Reuters 2022-06-27

MUMBAI/BUENOS AIRES/LONDON, June 27 (Reuters) - It only took 24 hours last month for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government in India - the world's second-largest producer of wheat - to shelve its plans to "feed the world". In April, Modi had said publicly that the world's most populous democracy was ready to fill part of...

Shanghai reports zero Covid cases for first time since outbreak

Manila Bulletin 2022-06-25

BEIJING, China — China reported zero new Covid-19 infections in Shanghai for the first time since March on Saturday, as the country’s latest outbreak subsides after months of virus-spurred lockdowns and restrictions. China is the last major economy still committed to a zero-Covid strategy, stamping out new cases with a combination of...

Lufthansa expects flight operations to return to normal in 2023 – Welt

FX Empire 2022-06-25

BERLIN (Reuters) – Lufthansa does not expect its global airline operations to return to normal until 2023 after staff shortages and booming demand amid the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions forced it to cancel some flights, Die Welt newspaper reported on Saturday. “Unfortunately, a short-term...

Food nationalism crisis threat looms over Asia

Asiatimes 2022-06-22

Philippine President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr is turning Manila political tradition on its head by taking on the additional title of minister of agriculture. It’s not that Marcos, who takes office on June 30, has vast farming experience or degrees in horticulture. But he realizes that the first crisis of his presidency is going to be the surging...

Chinese reporter Zhang Weihan recounts police harassment, detention in Tangshan

CPJ 2022-06-21

Taipei, June 21, 2022 – Chinese authorities should thoroughly investigate the alleged police attack on journalist Zhang Weihan and ensure that the press can work freely and without fear of harassment, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. Zhang said in a video that on June 12, police in the northeastern city of Tangshan detained and...

Biggest rail strike in 30 years brings UK to standstill

Reuters 2022-06-21

Summary More than 40,000 rail workers set to strikeGovernment under pressure over cost-of-living crisisUnions say strike may start 'summer of discontent' LONDON, June 21 (Reuters) - Britain's biggest rail strike in 30 years kicked off on Tuesday as tens of thousands of staff walked out in a dispute over pay and jobs that could pave...

Sanctioned Russia becomes China's main source of oil

Korea Times 2022-06-20

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping / AP-Yonhap China ramped up crude oil imports from Russia in May, customs data showed Monday, helping to offset losses from Western nations scaling back Russian energy purchases over the invasion of Ukraine. The spike means Russia has now overtaken Saudi Arabia to become...

The War Against the Unvaxxed Will Not Be Forgotten - The Epoch Times 2022-06-20

If you refused to buy into the official narrative about the COVID shots, you likely found yourself on the receiving end of hateful attacks and rejection. Some of those zealots may now realize they were wrong, but few want to talk about it. How are you choosing to move forward? Fomenting hatred is a tool of tyrants, and over the past two years,...

How did Russia-Ukraine war trigger a food crisis?

Gulf News 2022-06-18

London: Russian hostilities in Ukraine are preventing grain from leaving the “breadbasket of the world” and making food more expensive across the globe, threatening to worsen shortages, hunger and political instability in developing countries. Together, Russia and Ukraine export nearly a third of the world’s wheat and barley, more than 70% of its...

China defends ‘zero-COVID’ after US envoy warns of costs

Metro USA 2022-06-17

BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday defended its tough “zero-COVID” policy after the U.S. ambassador said it was causing serious damage to the global economy and foreign business sentiment. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said the Chinese economy is recovering from the effects of the pandemic and “facts prove” the policy mandating lockdowns,...

Asian resilience against global inflation coming to an end

Asiatimes 2022-06-16

Much of the world has been struggling to contain inflation, which has been running hot for many months. The average global inflation rate is now an alarming 7.4%. In the US, the UK and Germany, inflation has risen to the highest rate for 40 years. Latin America’s largest economies have seen the highest level in 15 years; the overall rate in...

Markets see post-rout calm as traders await Fed hikeTrading floors saw a sea of red ...

Deccan Herald 2022-06-15

Equities were mixed Wednesday with investors nervously awaiting a Federal Reserve interest rate decision that has taken on greater significance since a forecast-busting inflation report sent shockwaves through world markets. Trading floors saw a sea of red at the start of the week after data showed US consumer prices soared at their fastest pace in...

Flights resume after computer glitch shuts Swiss airspace

The Times of India 2022-06-15

GENEVA: Swiss airspace reopened Wednesday morning after a computer glitch grounded flights across the Alpine nation for several hours, officials said. "Swiss airspace is now open again", Swiss air traffic control service Skyguide said in a tweet, adding "the technical malfunction at Skyguide has been resolved". It did not say...

Scottish independence referendum: What happened in 2014?

BBC News 2022-06-14

Should Scotland be an independent country? "No", was the answer the majority of the Scottish public gave eight years ago when asked in an independence referendum. In 2014 we were told by both campaigns - the winning "no" side with 55% of the votes, and the losing "yes" team with 45% of the votes - it was a "once...

Depopulation by Intentional Mass Starvation

Principia Scientific 2022-06-14

Leave it to the Rothschild- The Economist magazine to have the audacity to blame Vladimir Putin for his homeland and fellow ethnic Russians in Donbas against a planned Ukrainian neo-Nazi genocidal , for which the fast approaching worldwide that the bloodline is guilty of meticulously co-engineering, then have the sadistic diabolical hubris...

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NME 2022-06-29
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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray leaves after attending the cabinet meeting at state secretariat in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, June 29, 2022.

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BBC News 2022-06-30
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China Daily 2022-06-30
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Huffington Post 2022-06-29
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File - Former President of the United States Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a "Save America" rally at Country Thunder Arizona in Florence, Arizona.

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