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560 Global Corporations Urge Government Action to Protect Nature

Hundreds of the world’s biggest companies are calling on governments “to act with courage and urgency” to protect the world’s natural resources.Business for Nature is a coalition of 560 companies across all sectors with combined revenues of $4 trillion…

Tadej Pogacar Wins COVID-defying Tour de France

PARIS – In a stunning performance for the ages, Tour de France rookie Tadej Pogacar won cycling’s showpiece race Sunday on the eve of his 22nd birthday.Pogacar became the second-youngest winner of the 117-year-old event that this year braved, and overc…

US Sets Record With Over 1 Million Coronavirus Tests in a Day

The United States set a one-day record with over 1 million coronavirus diagnostic tests being performed, but the country needs 6 million to 10 million a day to bring outbreaks under control, according to various experts. The country performed 1,061,4…

Somali Schools Reassure of Students Health Safety as Learning Resumes

NAIROBI – Fifteen-year-old Nasra Aidarus is happy to be back in class after a four-month school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic that hit Somalia.The seventh-grader at Daynile Primary and Secondary School was just settling into her new school when …

COVID-19 to Shape This Year’s UN General Assembly

NEW YORK – World leaders will meet virtually at the United Nations starting Monday, as they discuss international cooperation to halt the spread of COVID-19. Confirmed cases of the virus have surpassed 30 million and reached nearly 1 million deaths glo…

Denmark Imposes New COVID-19 Restrictions as Virus Cases Surge

Denmark’s prime minister announced Friday new COVID-19-related restrictions after a resurgence of coronavirus infections in recent weeks. At a news conference in Copenhagen, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said Denmark will lower the limit on public g…