A new coronavirus variant has forced governments to impose travel bans just as economies were starting to recover.
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Move comes after company ran afoul of Chinese authorities by pushing ahead with a $4.4bn US IPO in July.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says big tech firms have responsibility to ensure their platforms are safe.
Evidence suggests the new variant may be more transmissible than Delta, but there are still many unknowns at play.
US president urges people to get vaccinated amid global concern over new strain that WHO says poses ‘very high’ risk.
Test would avoid the ‘years of trial and error’ that currently characterise the disorders’ diagnosis and treatment.
‘The vaccine is a better bet,’ US National Institutes of Health Director, Dr Francis Collins, tells Marc Lamont Hill.
The South Korean capital faces obstacles to attracting overseas firms, including unfavourable tax rates and regulations.
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The 54 pages of notes, co-authored by Albert Einstein, offer a rare glimpse into the legendary physicist’s thinking.
As big pharma refuses to share its COVID vaccine secrets, the WHO hires a South African lab to crack the mRNA code.
Fintech startups drew more than 60 percent of all venture funding that flowed into Africa last quarter.
Emirati and Israeli state-owned weapons makers sign a deal to jointly design vessels on final day of Dubai Airshow.
Indian leader tells summit democracies must use technology to build world that reflects ‘democratic ideals and values’.