WHO chief says COVID-19 pandemic is far from over
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WHO chief says COVID-19 pandemic is far from over
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Former president Laurent Gbagbo returned on Thursday to Ivory Coast to a mixture of jubilation and tension, ending a nearly decade-long absence in which he was tried and then acquitted of crimes against humanity over a bloody civil conflict.
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World number three Rafael Nadal on Thursday pulled out of Wimbledon and the Olympic Games citing a need to protect his body in order to prolong his career. The 35-year-old last played at the French Open in Paris where he was beaten in four gruelling sets by the eventual champion Novak Djokovic.In the immediate of the defeat on 11 June, Nadal hinted he might reconsider his schedule.On social media, he explained there was not enough time for him to recover for the start of Wimbledon on 28 June fol
The UK has reported 11,007 new COVID cases and a further 19 deaths in the latest 24-hour period - but in four weeks infections could be lower than they are now, according to an expert. Today's number of new infections is the highest reported since 19 February when 12,027 cases were recorded. It comes as a leading COVID researcher says he believes the current wave "should be peaking around 10 to 14 days' time" and in a month's time cases could be lower than they are now and "more manageable".
The royal family attended the sporting and social event for the third day in a row.
Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo returned home to Abidjan on Thursday, nearly a decade after he was ousted from power and sent to The Hague to face war crimes charges of which he was later acquitted. Laurent Gbagbo’s homecoming is viewed as a key test of stability in Ivory Coast, the world's biggest cocoa producer and a strategically important country in Francophone West Africa. Gbagbo’s return was enabled by Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara, a longtime political rival, who accep
Highly contagious coronavirus variants are fuelling a surge in infections in Africa, the World Health Organization warned Thursday, while in Europe more governments eased their pandemic restrictions.
TV star Cat Deeley will also read a children’s story in the TV slot.
The guidance for funerals and weddings have changed as Covid restrictions have eased. Since May 17, newlyweds in England have been able to share their big day with up to 30 friends and family but some traditional activities such as dancing are advised against. Meanwhile funerals are able to allow more people to attend and pay their respects.
In one sense, today was an unquestionable win for Dominic Cummings by securing advertising money can't buy. Boris Johnson's former top aide's new paid-for blog - which costs £10 a month or £100 a year to subscribe to - was discussed in Parliament, had the opposition running towards TV cameras and was plastered across every news website and TV channel today. This was because he used it to publish screenshots of inflammatory WhatsApp messages between him and the Prime Minister guaranteed to excite and tantalise.
The first astronauts arrived at China's new space station on Thursday in the country's longest crewed mission to date, a landmark step in establishing Beijing as a major space power.
Neil said he resented "even the thought that a channel of which I was chairman would peddle hate."
Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin sought to cool tensions in the combustible US-Russian relationship at their first summit in Geneva, but the issue of human rights remained a source of discrepancy. the first summit between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin
Not even the notorious Real Madrid chopper could hold back the tears. They flooded out of Sergio Ramos as soon as he mentioned the parents for the love and support that propelled him to the apex of the sport and its attendant glory. La Liga, Copa del Rey, Champions League, Club World Cup, World Cup, European championships, Ramos enjoyed their harvest during his 16 years at one of the world's most prestigious clubs.“I’d also like to thank Real Madrid for allowing me this moment as well as my coac
The star's husband spent more than a year in hospital after getting the coronavirus.
The papers on Thursday focus on international travel possibilities and the latest revelation from Dominic Cummings’s time on Downing Street.
The agreement was announced on Tuesday following a meeting between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison.
French forces in Mali have captured a man they describe as a "high-ranking fighter of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara". Dadi Ould Chouaib, also known as Abou Dardar, was arrested on 11 June in the "tri-border" region between Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso. Dadi Ould Chouaib was carrying "an automatic weapon, a night vision telescope, a combat vest, a telephone and a radio", but surrendered without resistance.He was located during a helicopter sweep as part of a joint mission between troops
Coming across a dead whale might not seem like finding treasure, but for a group of Yemeni fishermen that’s exactly what it was. In the whale’s belly they found a lump of ambergris, a hugely valuable waxy substance used in the making of perfume.