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‘A red line has been crossed’: French sports minister responds to violent scenes in Nice-Marseille game as probe launched
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‘A red line has been crossed’: French sports minister responds to violent scenes in Nice-Marseille game as probe launched

French Minister for Sport Roxana Maracineanu has backed a probe into the violent scenes which marred Sunday’s Ligue 1 clash between Nice and Marseille and has asked that “an example be made” of those found to be involved. The clash between the two French rivals was abandoned soon after several dozen Nice fans invaded the...

Over 70 business events to be held at Russia’s Eastern Economic Forum
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Over 70 business events to be held at Russia’s Eastern Economic Forum

Russia’s Eastern Economic Forum, which will kick off in Vladivostok on September 2, will feature more than 70 business events, according to the broadened program released by the event organizers on Monday. The forum’s key goal is to expand the economic development of Russia’s Far East and international cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region. The announced...

UK secures deal for another 35mn Covid vaccine doses from Pfizer-BioNTech to ‘future-proof’ against further coronavirus waves
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UK secures deal for another 35mn Covid vaccine doses from Pfizer-BioNTech to ‘future-proof’ against further coronavirus waves

The UK has secured a deal with Pfizer-BioNTech for 35 million doses of its Covid-19 jab to “future-proof” the country against potential emerging variants of coronavirus, as well as in preparation for the nation’s booster scheme. On Monday, the British government issued a statement confirming its latest agreement with Pfizer-BioNTech to purchase the additional millions...

Canadian women face sexual abuse & violence from ‘trans’ biological males in prison, former inmate tells RT
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Canadian women face sexual abuse & violence from ‘trans’ biological males in prison, former inmate tells RT

Female inmates in Canadian prisons are at risk of violence from biologically male convicts who identify as women, but no one is willing to discuss the issue out of fear of being labeled transphobic, an activist has told RT. Heather Mason, who served time in Canada’s prison system, said that she experienced firsthand the dangers...

The move is expected to open the door to more vaccine mandates and perhaps increase uptake by some people who are vaccine hesitant
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The move is expected to open the door to more vaccine mandates and perhaps increase uptake by some people who are vaccine hesitant

The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine has been authorized for emergency use in the United States since mid-December for people age 16 and older. In May, the authorization was extended to those 12 and older. Out of more than 170 million people in the United States fully vaccinated against Covid-19, more than 92 million have received the Pfizer/BioNTech...

Covid-19 hospitalizations in unvaccinated cost US health system $2.3 billion in June and July, analysis shows
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Covid-19 hospitalizations in unvaccinated cost US health system $2.3 billion in June and July, analysis shows

Clinicians work while caring for COVID-19 patients in the improvised COVID-19 unit at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the Mission Hills neighborhood on July 30, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.  Mario Tama/Getty Images Covid-19 hospitalizations in unvaccinated people cost the US health system $2.3 billion in June and July alone, a number which is...

As hospitalization rates soar, FDA grants full approval to Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine
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As hospitalization rates soar, FDA grants full approval to Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

The approval could help allay concerns for those who are vaccine hesitant, as all three vaccines available in the US have so far been distributed under emergency use authorization. It could also help businesses, schools and states enforce vaccine mandates, experts have said. Such mandates could help quell the ever-growing number of cases, especially in...

Your top questions about Covid-19 and vaccines, answered
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Your top questions about Covid-19 and vaccines, answered

Do we need Covid-19 vaccine booster shots? If so, when should we get another dose? Americans vaccinated with the two-dose Moderna or Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines may be eligible for a third dose starting September 20, pending independent review of the safety and efficacy of a third dose, several US health officials said in a joint statement...

Crowd boos Trump for vaccine stance at Alabama rally
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Crowd boos Trump for vaccine stance at Alabama rally

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Russia “Ready” To Ship Weapons To Central Asian Allies To Prevent Terrorists From Flooding Region

update (10:03ET): Days ago one particularly apt NY Times headline captured the growing concern and view from Washington: “With Afghan Collapse, Moscow Takes Charge in Central Asia.” Over the weekend Putin announced Russia has shut its borders to Afghans now pouring out of the country amid the US exit and ongoing evacuation debacle, further castigating US and...