Times of India : world
14h34 06  mars
10 mn doses from India won’t impact poor nations: UK
The minister in charge of overseeing the UK’s vaccination programme said the vaccine doses developed by the Serum Institute of India, in collaboration with Oxford AstraZeneca, were always intended for Britain and that assurances have been sought that the delivery would not impact other supplies.
Pope Francis, Iraq’s top Shiite cleric hold historic meeting
Pope Francis and Iraq’s top Shiite cleric delivered a powerful message of peaceful coexistence Saturday, urging Muslims in the war-weary Arab nation to embrace Iraq’s long-beleaguered Christian minority during an historic meeting in the holy city of Najaf.
Protesters defy Myanmar security forces as UN action urged
Demonstrators defied growing violence by Myanmar security forces and staged more anti-coup rallies Friday, while the UN special envoy for the country called for urgent Security Council action, saying about 50 peaceful protesters were killed and scores were injured in the military’s worst crackdowns...
Pakistan PM Imran Khan wins trust vote in National Assembly
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday won a trust vote in the National Assembly amid a boycott call by the Opposition parties, strengthening his government’s legitimacy after an embarrassing defeat of the finance minister in the hotly-contested Senate elections.
Canada clears Johnson & Johnson vaccine, first to approve 4
Canada is getting a fourth vaccine to prevent Covid-19 as the country’s health regulator has cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two, officials said Friday.
6.3 magnitude earthquake registered off New Zealand
Hong Kong court puts off release of pro-democracy activists
WHO incapable of holding China accountable for Covid-19
Pakistan PM Imran Khan to face vote of confidence today
Senate Dems strike jobless aid deal, relief bill OK in sight
Senate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal late Friday over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a nine-hour logjam that had stalled the party’s showpiece 1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill.
Pope urges Iraqis to shun violence and give peace a chance
More blood on streets as Myanmar protests go on
rdquo; Oxford study indicates AstraZeneca vaccine works on Brazil variant&rsquo
Mars rover Perseverance takes first spin on surface of red planet
Boeing Max makes emergency landing due to engine indicator
19h20 05  mars
Canada approves J&J Covid-19 vaccine: Sources
The official announcement will be made later on Friday, said the source, who requested anonymity given the sensitivity of the situation. Health Canada approved the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Inc vaccines in December, and AstraZeneca’s vaccine in February.
Covid origins report due out week of March 15: WHO
The international investigation into the Covid-19 pandemic’s origins in China will publish its report in the week of March 15, the World Health Organization’s chief has said. ” ” ” ” ” ” ” The report was originally due to be published in two stages: an...
UK waits for Harry, Meghan’s take on royal split
Myanmar police kill protester ahead of UNSC meet
Activists demanding the restoration of the elected government of veteran democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi held more demonstrations in several towns and cities, with a crowd of thousands marching peacefully through the second city of Mandalay.
Prince Philip transferred back to private hospital
The palace says the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II underwent a successful procedure for a pre-existing heart condition at St Bartholomew’s Hospital on Wednesday. Prince Philip is expected to remain in hospital for continuing treatment for a number of days,’’ the palace said.