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Israel says it will transfer around 1 million doses of soon-to-expire coronavirus vaccines to the Palestinian Authority in exchange for a similar number of doses the Palestinians expect to receive later this year. Israel, which has reopened after vaccinating some 85% of its adult population, has faced criticism for not sharing its vaccines with the 4.5 million Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza. The agreement was announced Friday by the new Israeli government that was sworn in on Sunday.
Jaxon-James Ayres has been diagnosed with a rare congenital condition called hyperinsulinism which affects one in 50,000 newborn babies.
Members of the media are invited to attend an important virtual infrastructure announcement with the Honourable Seamus O'Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources and Member of Parliament for St. John's South—Mount Pearl, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Gudie Hutchings, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development and Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, on behalf of the Ho
Members of the media are invited to attend an important green infrastructure announcement with Mike Kelloway, Member of Parliament for Cape Breton–Canso, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Iain Rankin, Premier of Nova Scotia; the Honourable Lloyd Hines, Minister of Transportation and Active Transportation, on behalf of the Honourable Chuck Porter, Minister of Energy and Mines; and Her Worship Brenda Chisholm-Beaton, Mayor of
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It started raining in Southampton on Thursday afternoon and Friday's coin toss could not take place because of the drizzle which ensured the square remained under cover. "The toss has been delayed and there will be no play in the opening session," the governing International Cricket Council (ICC) tweeted.
Five men who took part in a mob attack on Hong Kong democracy supporters two years ago were found guilty of rioting and wounding on Friday in the first convictions over an assault which sparked widespread outrage.
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Japan's government pledged on Friday to keep its goal of achieving a primary budget surplus by fiscal 2025, with a caveat that the target will be reassessed this fiscal year due to COVID-19 pandemic, leaving room for a possible delay in fiscal reform. The first annual economic policy blueprint under Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga underscored the need to strike a delicate balance between spurring post-pandemic growth and curbing the industrial world's heaviest public debt burden. There was no change in the blueprint to its wording on the fiscal target from an earlier draft, in which the government said it would "aim to bring the primary balance into a surplus by fiscal 2025 while stably lowering the debt-to-GDP ratio."
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UK retail sales slipped in May as food shopping was hit by the public heading back to reopened restaurants, but overall volumes are still above pre-pandemic levels. The Office for National Statistics said retail sales decreased by 1.4% between April and May, following a leap in April- the month when ‘non essential’ retailers, such as clothing and jewellery brands, were finally allowed to welcome back customers in store following months of closure. Last month the decline was led by a 5.7% decrease in food store sales volumes.
Two children were shot on the Interstate 75 in Detroit, Michigan, on June 17, with one of the children confirmed to have died, police said in a statement.Detroit interim Police Chief James White said that a 2-year-old had died, while a 9-year-old was “fighting” for their life.Police provided a description of a vehicle suspected to be connected with the shooting, but the suspect had not yet been apprehended.Interim police Chief James White said Detroit Police would “help get this monster off the street.” Credit: Detroit Police Department via Storyful
SINGAPORE — Finance Minister and multi-ministry taskforce co-chair Lawrence Wong on Friday (18 June) explained the new COVID-19 testing process that the government would be implementing. (Video courtesy of Mediacorp) Related story: Mandatory testing for individuals who visit COVID hotspots on same day as infected cases
A new photography book, Marilyn & Me, shares the intimate story of the legend Marilyn Monroe and a young photographer starting his career. Lawrence Schiller captured more than 100 images of the Hollywood icon, including rare outtakes from the set of Monroe's final films; The Misfits, which aired in 1961, and Something's Got to Give - which was part filmed in early 1962 but never completed. This new photography book shares a glimpse of the star in her final months.