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The United States remains the worst-hit country, with around a fifth of the two million global Covid-19 deaths, and new US President Joe has made the fight against the pandemic his administration's top priority.
As of 1825 GMT on Friday, at least 2,000,066 people worldwide had been confirmed dead of the virus that first emerged in Wuhan, China, in late 2019, according to an AFP tally.
The daily number of new coronavirus infections in France stayed above 20,000 on average for the fourth straight day on Tuesday, while hospitalisations reached an eight-week high of 27,041.
The United States Federal Reserve’s tightening of monetary policy through raising interest rates which began in March this year is to continue despite the flat inflation line for July compared to June this year and the suddenly positive job statistics for July. The rest of the world, especially developing economies in Asia,
The Democrats’ long-sought tax and energy legislation finally passed by the Senate is a critical breakthrough in America’s effort to meaningfully reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. That’s the good news. More worrisome is what the bill fails to do to limit fugitive methane from oil and gas production. The legislation would levy
Here’s the best possible spin on the staggering $369 billion in energy and climate handouts included in the Inflation “Reduction” Act: It’s not as bad as last year’s draft. There’s nothing to reduce gasoline and electricity bills. Nothing to increase American energy production. Nothing to spur innovation. Instead, it will increase
The United Arab Emirates President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan is a role model for his nation. A visionary leader always leads from the front and makes his nation proud (“UAE President pilots a helicopter in the skies of the emirates,” Aug.12, Gulf Today website). UAE President His Highness Sheikh