Australia swears in new Labor PM ahead of Quad meeting By Reuters

© Reuters. PHOTO PHOTO: Anthony Albanese, leader of the Australian Labor Party, addresses supporters after incumbent Prime Minister and Liberal Party leader Scott Morrison conceded defeat in the country’s general election, in Sydney, Australia on 21 May 2022. REUTERS / Yes By Renju Jose SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese will be … Read more

Business leaders warn that three-decade era of globalisation is ending

The era of globalization’s three decades risks receding, according to business leaders and investors, as world leaders prepare to meet in the Swiss city of Davos for the first time since the corona crisis began. The geopolitical consequences of Russia’s war in Ukraine, combined with the disruption of global supply chains caused by the virus, … Read more

WHO chief: The Covid pandemic is ‘most certainly not over’ – Times of India

BERLIN: The Covid-19 pandemic is “certainly not over”, the head of the World Health Organization warned on Sunday, despite a decrease in reported cases since the peak of the omicron wave. He told the governments that “we are lowering our guard at our own peril”. The UN Director General for Health, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, told … Read more

US and France discuss how to support Finland and Sweden’s bids to join NATO

Washington, May 22 US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and France’s new Secretary of State Catherine Colonna discussed the NATO alliance, including how best to support Finland’s and Sweden’s membership applications in a conversation on Sunday, the US State Department said in a statement. Blinken and Colonna also agreed on the importance of continuing support … Read more

AP News Summary at 3:30 p.m. EDT

Russia is pushing Donba’s offensive when Polish leaders visit Kyiv KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Polish President Andrzej Duda has traveled to Kyiv to support Ukraine’s EU membership goals. Duda became the first foreign leader to speak to Ukraine’s parliament since Russia invaded almost three months ago. Lawmakers applauded Duda, who thanked them for the honor … Read more

‘Genuine risk’ of empty shelves as ‘millions’ face impact of medicine shortages

Samuels told that British generics manufacturers – those who produce drugs that are not patentable – and the government “take this business very seriously, and therefore we want to act responsibly”. He said: “It means working together to try to avoid shortcomings. But taking responsibility also keeps an eye on where there is a … Read more

Scientists baffled: Images reveal mysterious ‘continent-sized’ blobs inside the Earth

For the first time, scientists have managed to get a look at the mysterious lumps that have puzzled geologists for decades. Known as an ultra-low-speed zone, these objects are trapped inside the Earth’s mantle, about 3,000 kilometers (1,864 miles) below the surface. Officially known as Large Low-Shear-Velocity Provinces (LLSVPs), these blobs are massive, each as … Read more

Explained | Why is Turkey against Sweden, Finland joining NATO? 

What made SweFin, which pursued a neutral foreign policy, change its attitude? How will Turkey’s opposition affect Europe’s security situation? What made SweFin, which pursued a neutral foreign policy, change its attitude? How will Turkey’s opposition affect Europe’s security situation? The story so far: As the Russian invasion of Ukraine approaches three months, Sweden and … Read more

Monkeypox is a ‘concern for everybody’ and US is looking into treatments and vaccines, says President Joe Biden

Monkeypox is something “everyone should care about” and the United States is investigating the type of treatments and vaccines available, President Joe Biden has said. The World Health Organization has identified around 80 apkoppor cases globally and about 50 more suspected cases. Cases of smallpox-related disease have previously only been seen among people with links … Read more