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Pfizer says booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine boosts immune response
... signalled that it wants to amend to a smaller number of doses due to application delays and countries in Europe already having excess supply. Britain canceled its Vaneva vaccine contract in 2021, but the company has secured approvals in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. Valneva 's vaccine uses technology already used in vaccines for decades against polio, influenza and hepatitis. The company believes that it will win over people who have refused COVID vaccines that use mRNA and other new technologies. A doctor ...
Updated: 06/26/2022
Afghanistan needs medical aid as aftershock kills 5
... test for the hardline Islamist rulers who have been largely isolated, shunned by many because of concerns about human rights and cut off from much direct international assistance because of sanctions. On Thursday, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates all said they planned to send aid. Supplies from Pakistan have already crossed the border. India, which has strained ties with the Taliban , sent 27 tonnes of supplies on two flights to international aid agencies. UNHCR has rushed tonnes of ...
Updated: 06/24/2022
India's oil procurement arrangements based on national security considerations, says Vinay Mohan Kwatra
... purchases has been well understood by the global community. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Alpine castle of Schloss Elmau in southern Germany on June 26 and 27 to attend the annual summit of G 7 countries. On June 28th, Modi will visit the United Arab Emirates to pay his condolences on the passing of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan , the former president of the Gulf nation. Kwatra stated at a media briefing that India's regular participation in G 7 summits points to increasing acceptance of the ...
Updated: 06/24/2022
Afghanistan quake survivors fear for health, wellbeing
... the extent of the new damage and injuries. India and Iran sent tents, blankets and other relief supplies for a team to distribute in eastern villages, where thousands of timber and stone homes were reduced to rubble. Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates said they were planning to send aid, while the first supplies from Pakistan have already crossed the border. Germany, Norway, and several other countries also announced they would be sending aid, but they also stated that they would work only ...
Updated: 06/24/2022
Afghanistan needs medical aid as aftershock kills 5
... and only very basic roads have hampered relief efforts in a country that is struggling with a humanitarian crisis that has deteriorated after the Taliban took over last August, as the US-led international forces withdrew. Japan, South Korea, and the United Arab Emirates all said they planned to send aid on Thursday. Supplies from Pakistan have already crossed the border. India sent 27 tonnes of supplies on two flights to international aid agencies. Some 48 hours after the disaster, the search for survivors had ...
Updated: 06/24/2022
Qatar emir to visit Egypt for first time since last year
... arrives in Qatar and will meet the emir. The emir's visit came days after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited Cairo and the announcement of $7.7 billion in investment deals between Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Since 2017, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain have boycotted Qatar over accusations that it supports terrorism, a reference to Islamist groups. Qatar denied the accusation. READ MORE: Qatar's emir will travel to Tehran on Thursday. In March, Egypt faced economic difficulties ...
Updated: 06/24/2022
UAE sells $1.75 bn in bonds amid global recession
The United Arab Emirates returned to international bond markets after its debut sale last year, taking advantage of demand for high-quality debt amid mounting concerns over a global recession. The United Arab Emirates returned to international bond markets after its ...
Updated: 06/23/2022
Why China should participate in BRICS
... born in June 2006. This is a group consisting of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, and includes countries that are invited to join or already participate in BRICS events and activities, such as Argentina, Egypt, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Nigeria, many of whom are G 20 members. The Russian Federation is one of the founding members of the BRICS. Russia is facing unprecedented pressure from the West in the year 2022 because of Russia's special military operation in Ukraine,...
Updated: 06/23/2022
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