The U.S.Coast Guard was searching Tuesday for 39 people missing after their boat reportedly capsized over the weekend off Florida in a suspected human-smuggling venture. A good Samaritan rescued a man clinging to the hull of a boat about 45 miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet, according to the Coast Guard ... It isn't known where the boat overturned.
United Nations, Jan 26 (AP) More than 50 million people are affected by conflict in urban areas from Afghanistan to Libya, Syria, Yemen and beyond where they face a much higher risk of being killed or injured, the United Nations chief said Tuesday ... As examples, he told a U.N ... (AP) ....
China on Wednesday sent its largest land monitoring satellite into space. The L-SAR 01A satellite was launched aboard a Long March-4C carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China, public broadcaster CGTN reported ... .
Ukraine’s leaders sought to reassure the nation that a feared invasion from neighboring Russia was not imminent, even as they acknowledged the threat is real and prepared to accept a shipment of American military equipment Tuesday to shore up their defenses ...NATO said it was bolstering its deterrence in the Baltic Sea region, and the U.S ... .
The Omicron variant of coronavirus can remain alive on skin for over 21 hours, and more than eights days on plastic surfaces, which may be contributing to its faster spread compared to other strains, according to a study ... Also Read. Fauci says 'prudent' to have Omicron vaccine, but may not be needed ... Also Read ... Watch the latest DH Videos here. ... YouTube.
House SpeakerNancy Pelosi announced she will seek re-election, ending speculation that she would retire as Democrats face the threat of losing control of Congress in the 2022 midterms. “While we have made progress, much more needs to be done to improve people’s lives,” the 81-year-old Ms Pelosi said in an online video. “This election is crucial ... PA ... .
Maligned French epidemiologist Didier Raoult expressed grave doubts about the current vaccination campaign. Marseille. “Why is Omikron vaccine resistant?” Prof Didier Raoult recently asked himself this question. The director of the IHUMéditerranée infectious disease institute in Marseille has doubts about the effectiveness of the vaccines ... .
Separately, Ibrahim Compaoré, a reporter with the local La Chaîne au Coeur de l’Afrique (LCA) broadcaster, was struck in the arm by a teargas canister while filming protests on January 22, according to the journalist, who spoke to CPJ over the phone, a post on LCA’s Facebook page, and local media reports ... ....