Coronavirus live news: WHO to ship Chinese vaccines despite concerns, US Covid hospitalisations hit eight-month high | World news

[ad_1] The World Health Organization’s pandemic programme plans to ship 100m doses of the Sinovac and Sinopharm Covid-19 shots by the end of next month, mostly to Africa and Asia, in its first delivery of Chinese vaccines, a WHO document shows. Reuters reports that the Chinese shipments will help the sputtering global Covax vaccine sharing … Read more

Afghanistan live news: Biden vows revenge for Kabul airport attack that killed 60 civilians and 13 US service members as Islamic State claims responsibility | World news

[ad_1] 12.48am BST 00:48 Trudeau: ‘our hearts break for the people of Afghanistan’ Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to work with partners to resettle refugees in his country. “Our hearts break for the people of Afghanistan and the loved ones of the victims, including the brave women and men of our allies,” he said. … Read more

Canada vs. USA: Live score, updates, highlights from 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship preliminary round

Canada vs. USA: Live score, updates, highlights from 2021 IIHF Women's World Championship preliminary round

[ad_1] It’s back! One of hockey’s biggest rivalries adds another edition Thursday as Hockey Canada and USA Hockey hit the ice at the 2021 IIHF Womens’ World Championship. The top two teams in the history of the women’s game will close out the preliminary round with a battle for the top spot in Group A. Tied atop the standings … Read more

Women’s rights will be respected ‘within the limits of Islam’, say Taliban – video | World news

[ad_1] The Taliban said they wanted peaceful relations with other countries and would respect the rights of women ‘within the limits of Islam’, as they held their first press conference since seizing Kabul. During their rule between 1996 and 2001, the Taliban implemented their own strict interpretation of sharia law, preventing women from working and … Read more

Coronavirus live news: Moderna withholds 1.6m vaccines in Japan over contamination concerns, Sydney hospitals struggle to cope | World news

[ad_1] 6.53am BST 06:53 A foreign participant in the Paralympic Games in Japan has been hospitalised with non-severe symptoms of Covid-19, Kyodo News has reported, citing the Games’ organising committee. It is the first hospitalisation of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, which opened on Tuesday. Hospitals in Japan treating Covid-19 patients have usually reserved beds for … Read more

Mass brawl breaks out in Armenian parliament – video | World news

[ad_1] Armenia’s parliament descended into a mass brawl as the country remains split following last year’s defeat in the war with Azerbaijan for control of Nagorno-Karabakh. Security officers could be seen pouring onto the floor of the house to quell the disturbance. [ad_2] Source link

Meet Gavin Weir, the Little League World Series ace drawing Chris Sale comparisons with no-hitters

Little League World Series scores 2021: Updated bracket, results, how to watch LLWS games live

[ad_1] Little League batters know that if Gavin Weir is on the mound, it’s going to be a tough day. The southpaw from Sioux Falls Little League, representing South Dakota, has been on a tear throughout his team’s run through districts, states, regionals and the Little League World Series. In what is his final start … Read more

Afghanistan live news: UK warns of Kabul airport terror threat as evacuations enter desperate final phase | World news

[ad_1] 12.42am BST 00:42 US joins Australia and UK in advising against travel to airport The US Embassy in Afghanistan has warned people against travelling to the airport, citing “security threats outside the gates”. The warning adds that US citizens who are currently at the Abbey, East or North gates “should leave immediately”. Travis Akers … Read more

Amazon’s New World MMO is getting an open beta on September 9th

Amazon’s New World MMO is getting an open beta on September 9th

[ad_1] Amazon’s upcoming PC MMO, New World, is getting an open beta ahead of its September 28th release date, Amazon Games announced at Gamescom’s Opening Night Live on Wednesday. The open beta will take place from September 9th to September 12th. The public beta will give players a chance to try out the game before … Read more

Afghanistan live news: unclear how many will be left behind after evacuation, says UK foreign secretary | World news

[ad_1] As thousands flee Afghanistan, some refugees want to go back, AFP reports. From trucks stuffed with carpets, bedding, clothes and even goats, around 200 Afghan refugees look beyond the horizon toward Spin Boldak in their country’s south, waiting to return home from Pakistan. Dreading another period of harsh rule after the Taliban’s rapid takeover … Read more