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WHO’s Covax misses 2021 target. What went wrong?

The latest supply forecast for Covax – the programme for sharing COVID-19 vaccines around the world – suggests that accelerating vaccination in low-income countries looks unlikely....

Fossils may prove humans stepped in Americas 7k years earlier than thought

Our species began migrating out of Africa around 100,000 years ago. Aside from Antarctica, the Americas were the last continents humans reached, with the early...

How China is on the way to become the world’s best carmaker

Europeans and other western nations have dominated automotive excellence for over a century. Whether it is the satisfying thud of the door closing on...

How politicians and media turned 9/11 into an Islamic issue

As we mark the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, it is important to reflect on the legacy that event – and the...

9/11: How World Trade Center attack changed cinema

One of the most common responses to the events of September 11, 2001, both among witnesses on the scene and more distant commentators, was...

9/11: al-Qaida is defeated – but jihadism is here to stay

London, United Kingdom: Twenty years ago, the terrorist group al-Qaida carried out the deadliest attack on US soil the world had ever seen. Overnight,...

What it means as El Salvador is poised to declare Bitcoins as legal tenders

On Sept. 7, 2021, El Salvador will become the first country to make bitcoin legal tender. The government even went a step further in promoting the cryptocurrency’s use by giving US$30...

Do broken mirrors bring bad luck? All you need to know

Every human culture has superstitions. In some Asian societies, people believe that sweeping a floor after sunset brings bad luck and that it’s a curse...

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