Pakistan News Live updates: Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif calls himself “majnoo”

Pakistan Live News Updates: Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif testified in a special court hearing in the PKR 16 billion money laundering case against him that he had refused to take any salary when he was the Chief Minister of Punjab province, and termed himself a “majnoo” for doing so. Shehbaz and his sons – Hamza … Read more

‘Tomorrow will be better’: Shanghai inches towards COVID re-opening

SHANGHAI, May 28 (Reuters) – The Chinese metropolis of Shanghai inched further towards a gradual reopening from two months of grinding COVID-19 lockdown, while the capital Beijing maintained curbs that have drastically curtailed movement even as case numbers decline. Shanghai aims essentially to end its lockdown from Wednesday. More people have been allowed out of … Read more

WHO passes resolution condemning Russia for causing health emergency in Ukraine

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday passed a resolution condemning Russia for causing a health emergency in Ukraine while rejecting a counterproposal from Russian representatives that did not mention their country’s role in the crisis. The WHO resolution passed with 88 votes in favor, 12 votes against and 53 abstentions at the organization’s 75th … Read more

Treasury yields dip as key inflation metric shows possible slowdown in rising prices

US Treasury yields slipped on Friday morning as fears over the Federal Reserve’s plans to aggressively hike interest rates appeared to ease and a key inflation reading showed a slowing rise in prices. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note moved lower by 1 basis point to 2.743%. The yield on the 30-year Treasury … Read more

Health experts and LGBTQI+ leaders raise awareness on monkeypox to prevent stigmatization

Doctors warn against monkeypox stigmatization The World Health Organization said monkeypox cases globally have mainly, but not exclusively, been identified in men who are gay or bisexual. Now, local health professionals are raising awareness about the orthopoxvirus and its ability to infect anyone, not just specific groups of people. SEATTLE – The World Health Organization … Read more

Texas School Shooting Survivor Smeared Blood On Herself, Played Dead: Family

Anxious parents waiting outside the Robb Elementary School in Texas on Tuesday. The family of an 11-year-old girl, who survived the massacre at Robb Elementary School in Texas, has said that the fourth grader played dead after the gunman entered her classroom. They, however, mentioned that the students Miah Cerrillo is struggling to cope and … Read more

‘WHO Has No Authority to Dictate U.S. Health Policy’

SciCheck Digest The World Health Organization can make recommendations after the declaration of a global emergency, but it has no control over any nation’s decisions. Yet conservatives in the U.S. falsely claim that amendments proposed by the Biden administration to existing global health regulations, and a new WHO pandemic treaty, will threaten U.S. sovereignty.  Full … Read more

Monkeypox outbreak could be just ‘the peak of the iceberg’, WHO warns | Monkeypox

The World Health Organization has warned that 200 monkeypox cases found in recent weeks outside countries where the virus usually circulates could be just the beginning. “We don’t know if we are just seeing the peak of the iceberg [or] if there are many more cases that are undetected in communities,” Sylvie Briand, WHO’s epidemic … Read more

Donald Trump Rejects Calls For Stricter Gun Control After Texas Shooting

Trump said that Americans should be allowed the firearms to defend themselves against “evil.” Houston: Former US president Donald Trump rejected calls for tightened gun controls Friday following the Texas school massacre, saying decent Americans should be allowed the firearms they need to defend themselves against “evil.” “The existence of evil in our world is … Read more