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MOSCOW — Russia has made no secret of its intention to win the global race for a COVID-19 vaccine, claiming to have a viable and effective vaccine ready to launch into production in the coming weeks.But if Russia succeeds in being first to market with a vaccine, it will be a sign of the country’s…

As the initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic passes its peak in many countries, serological studies are becoming increasingly important in guiding public health responses. Antibody testing is crucial for monitoring the evolution of the pandemic, providing a more complete picture of the total number of people infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2…

Earth cooled rapidly 13,000 years ago and the reason behind this is a series of volcanic eruptions which caused the average global temperature to drop by 3°C, a study claims.It was previously believed that a meteorite impact was responsible, but a new study has found this to be incorrect. Previous theories were based on geological findings…

* Asian stock markets : tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 * Euro near highest since late 2018 as dollar sinks * Gold approaching record peak amid COVID uncertainty * Asia share rally pauses on Sino-U.S. tensions By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, July 24 (Reuters) – Financial markets greeted Friday with a number of milestones as the euro celebrated a 21-month…

* Asian stock markets : tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 * Asian shares mixed, sentiment cautious * Eyes on fiscal support package talks in EU, US By Swati Pandey SYDNEY, July 20 (Reuters) – Asian shares began warily on Monday as investors eyed efforts to stitch together more fiscal stimulus in the eurozone and United States to help economies…

Hong Kong/London/London/New York (CNN Business)The Dow was set to rally back Friday after its sharpest selloff in three months.US stocks were hammered on Thursday as fears about an increase in coronavirus cases and a somber economic outlook from the US Federal Reserve forced investors to confront risks that had been pushed aside during the huge…

* European shares advance to 11-week highs * Hong Kong, China shares hit by new protests * Yuan falls to lowest since September * Brent crude futures slip 1.5% * World FX rates in 2019: tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh By Tom Arnold and Hideyuki Sano LONDON/TOKYO, May 27 (Reuters) – World shares surged on Wednesday as reports of…

U.S. governors and Trump advisers will appear on the Sunday talk shows, as states move to reopen and the national death toll approaches 100,000.Right NowThe Taliban and the Afghan government announced a cease-fire for the Eid holiday in Afghanistan, but concerns about the virus linger.ImageAntigovernment protesters marched in Hong Kong on Sunday despite social-distancing rules.Credit…Lam…

CLOSE The flu-like virus that exploded from China has researchers worldwide once again scrambling to find a vaccine against a surprise health threat, with no guarantee one will arrive in time. (Feb. 6) AP DomesticAn all-out global race to develop a safe vaccine against coronavirus is underway. The stakes couldn’t be higher: an effective vaccine or treatment against…

As calls for inquiries and reparations spread, Beijing has responded aggressively, mixing threats with aid and adding to a growing mistrust of China.A ceremony in March marking the closure of the last makeshift hospital in Wuhan, China, where the new coronavirus first emerged.Credit…ReutersMay 3, 2020Updated 9:08 a.m. ETBRUSSELS — Australia has called for an inquiry…


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