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Foreign students in US facing uncertain, dangerous futures

Foreign students in US facing uncertain, dangerous futures

Romero, a 21-year-old Venezuelan on a scholarship at Ohio’s Kenyon College, had spent hours pondering his options after US Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Monday that international students...

July 9, 2020, Thursday


World’s oldest  conjoined twins die at age of 68

World’s oldest conjoined twins die at age of 68

A CUSTOM coffin is being built for the funeral of the world’s longest-surviving conjoined twins, who died on July 4 in Ohio of natural causes....

July 9, 2020, Thursday


Harvard, MIT fight Trump uni order

Harvard, MIT fight Trump uni order

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have asked a federal court to temporarily block a Trump administration rule that would bar foreign students from remaining in the US if...

July 9, 2020, Thursday


Macron goes on TikTok for school leavers

Macron goes on TikTok for school leavers

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday used the wildly popular social media app TikTok for the first time to congratulate French school leavers after their exam results....

July 9, 2020, Thursday


New lockdown to hit Australia economy hard

New lockdown to hit Australia economy hard

the lockdown in Australia’s second-largest city Melbourne will likely erase nearly A$5 billion (US$3.5 billion) of economic output over six weeks, slowing a broader national recovery and forcing the government...

July 9, 2020, Thursday


S. Korean charged over fatal Indian chemical leak

S. Korean charged over fatal Indian chemical leak

The South Korean head of an LG Chem factory in India has been charged with manslaughter over a toxic gas leak that killed 15 people, police said yesterday....

July 9, 2020, Thursday


50m more Africans face risk of poverty

50m more Africans face risk of poverty

Nearly 50 million Africans could be driven into extreme poverty in the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the African Development Bank said on Tuesday....

July 9, 2020, Thursday


Britain spends big in bid to help business recover

Britain spends big in bid to help business recover

The British government unveiled a package of measures yesterday that it hopes will kickstart the economy and limit the anticipated spike in unemployment as a result of the coronavirus pandemic....

July 9, 2020, Thursday


US officially notifies UN of withdrawal from the WHO

US officially notifies UN of withdrawal from the WHO

The United States has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization on July 6, 2021, the UN said on Tuesday....

July 9, 2020, Thursday


New evidence of airborne spread of virus

New evidence of airborne spread of virus

THE World Health Organization on Tuesday acknowledged “evidence emerging” of the airborne spread of the novel coronavirus, after a group of scientists urged the global body to update its guidance on how ...

July 9, 2020, Thursday




 

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