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World Cup Draw Seedings Skewed By Russia-Ukraine Crisis, COVID-19 Pandemic

World Cup Draw Seedings Skewed By Russia-Ukraine Crisis, COVID-19 Pandemic

Besides Ukraine, Wales and Colombia are among the teams that could be affected. Each of the three, if they were to qualify, would likely have been in Pot 3.

22 March 2022
WHO Says COVID Boosters Needed, Reversing Previous Call

WHO Says COVID Boosters Needed, Reversing Previous Call

In a statement, WHO said its expert group concluded that immunization with authorized COVID-19 vaccines provide high levels of protection against severe...

09 March 2022

Russia To Appeal To Court of Arbitration For Sport Against FIFA, UEFA Suspensions

Russia wants the case decided this month in a fast-track process. That seems unlikely to get FIFA and UEFA consent.

COVID Cases, Deaths Continue To Fall Globally, WHO Reports

COVID Cases, Deaths Continue To Fall Globally, WHO Reports

Deaths rose by 22% in the Western Pacific and about 4% in the Middle East, while declining everywhere else.

02 March 2022

Ukraine Crisis: International Olympic Committee Urges All Sports To Ban Russia, Belarus

The IOC said it acted 'with a heavy heart' but the impact of war on Ukrainian sports outweighed the potential damage done to athletes from Russia and Belarus.

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16 February 2022
WHO: New COVID Cases Drop By 19 Per Cent Globally, Deaths Stable

WHO: New COVID Cases Drop By 19 Per Cent Globally, Deaths Stable

WHO said that all other coronavirus variants, including alpha, beta and delta, continue to decline globally as omicron crowds them out.


10 January 2022
US And Russia Launch Special Talks Ukraine Tension Worsens

US And Russia Launch Special Talks Ukraine Tension Worsens

The meeting on Ukraine between USA and Russia is part of 'Strategic Security Dialogue' talks launched by Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin during a June...


11 December 2021
2028 Los Angeles Olympics: IOC Excludes Cricket, Three Other Sports From Provisional List

2028 Los Angeles Olympics: IOC Excludes Cricket, Three Other Sports From Provisional List

The decision comes as a major setback for the ICC who had already started working for cricket's inclusion at the Los Angeles Olympics. Cricket's only...


26 November 2021
New Covid-19 Variant: WHO Hosts Special Meeting

New Covid-19 Variant: WHO Hosts Special Meeting

The WHO's technical advisory group held a virtual meet to discuss the so-called B.1.1.529 variant of Covid-19, that has made stock markets to swoon and led the...


03 November 2021
Ethiopia's War Marked By 'Extreme Brutality': UN Report

Ethiopia's War Marked By 'Extreme Brutality': UN Report

The conflict that erupted in Ethiopia's Tigray region has killed thousands of people since the government of Nobel Peace Prize-winning Prime Minister Abiy...


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21 October 2021
100-Crore-Vaccinations: India Wins Global Accolades From WHO, World Leaders

100-Crore-Vaccinations: India Wins Global Accolades From WHO, World Leaders

India’s historic 100-crore Covid-19 vaccination landmark has won global appreciation with wishes pouring in from WHO and neighbouring countries.


01 October 2021
Switzerland To Set Up A Dedicated Embassy To The Vatican

Switzerland To Set Up A Dedicated Embassy To The Vatican

Switzerland has been diplomatically represented at the Vatican since 1991, though the post of ambassador was held by diplomats based in Bern, Geneva, Prague...


26 September 2021
Swiss Voters Seen Approving Same-Sex Marriage In Referendum

Swiss Voters Seen Approving Same-Sex Marriage In Referendum

Switzerland's Parliament and the governing Federal Council supported the 'Marriage for All' measure, and pre-referendum polls showed solid backing. Switzerland...


13 September 2021
UN Seeks $606 Million Aid From Donors For Afghanistan

UN Seeks $606 Million Aid From Donors For Afghanistan

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was leading the world body's call for more than $600 million for the rest of this year in a “flash appeal” for...


25 August 2021
Covid-19 Cases Reaching Stationary Phase After Rising Steadily For Two Months: WHO

Covid-19 Cases Reaching Stationary Phase After Rising Steadily For Two Months: WHO

The assessment released on Tuesday says there were about 68,000 new deaths reported globally, with Europe and the Americas registering increases of about 10...


11 August 2021
WHO To Decide On Indian Made COVID-19 Vaccine Authorization Next Month

WHO To Decide On Indian Made COVID-19 Vaccine Authorization Next Month

Dr. Mariangela Simao, a WHO assistant director-general for vaccines, says the UN health agency's assessment of the Bharat Biotech vaccine was "quite advanced"...


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14 July 2021
Covid Cases Will Increase Globally If Spread Of Delta Variant Not Curbed: WHO

Covid Cases Will Increase Globally If Spread Of Delta Variant Not Curbed: WHO

Globally, cases of the Alpha variant have been reported in 178 countries, territories or areas, while 123 countries reported cases of the Beta variant, 75...


18 June 2021
Nearly 3 Million People Driven From Home Despite Covid-19 Crisis In 2020: UN Refugee Agency

Nearly 3 Million People Driven From Home Despite Covid-19 Crisis In 2020: UN Refugee Agency

In the latest Global Trends report released on Friday, UNHCR said that the cumulative total of displaced people has risen to 82.4 million


17 June 2021
Biden, Putin Conclude Summit Between 'Two Great Powers'

Biden, Putin Conclude Summit Between 'Two Great Powers'

Biden-Putin Summit: The two sides had said they expected to meet for four to five hours but spent less than three hours together.


16 June 2021
Vladimir Putin Says No Hostility In Meeting With Joe Biden

Vladimir Putin Says No Hostility In Meeting With Joe Biden

Biden and Putin plunged into the face-to-face talks Wednesday at a lush lakeside Swiss mansion, a highly anticipated summit at a time when both leaders say...


11 June 2021
Brisbane Set To Be Named 2032 Olympics Host Next Month

Brisbane Set To Be Named 2032 Olympics Host Next Month

The Australian city's victory already looked certain after it was put on the fast track in February by being named the preferred candidate without a formal...


21 May 2021
Top seed Dominic Thiem Eliminated By Cameron Norrie In Lyon, Casper Ruud Run Goes On At Geneva Open

Top seed Dominic Thiem Eliminated By Cameron Norrie In Lyon, Casper Ruud Run Goes On At Geneva Open

Dominic Thiem fell to Cameron Norrie on a day of upsets at the Lyon Open, while Casper Ruud advanced to another semi-final at the Geneva Open.


19 May 2021
Roger Federer Loses To Pablo Andujar, Suffers Another Swift Exit On Clay-court Return

Roger Federer Loses To Pablo Andujar, Suffers Another Swift Exit On Clay-court Return

Tennis superstar Roger Federer is struggling to rediscover his best form in 2021 after missing most of last year with injury.


29 April 2021
UK, USA, Singapore… 'Indian Strain' Of Covid Found In 17 Countries: WHO

UK, USA, Singapore… 'Indian Strain' Of Covid Found In 17 Countries: WHO

The WHO said that studies have highlighted that the spread of the second wave has been much faster than the first in India.


27 April 2021
Covid-19 Situation In India 'Beyond Heartbreaking': WHO Chief

Covid-19 Situation In India 'Beyond Heartbreaking': WHO Chief

WHO has redeployed more than 2,000 staff to support the country's response on the ground and is helping authorities with efforts including vaccination.


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