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Large Expansion In Vaccine Production And Equitable Distribution Are Vital

Published: Tue 2 Mar 2021 09:24 AM
A massive scaling up of global vaccine production, and equitable distribution of vaccines, tests and treatments, are essential to combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. While some countries are making progress on vaccinating their whole populations, ... Read more...

Fate Still Unclear Of ‘Tens Of Thousands’ Of Civilian Detainees In Syria

Published: Tue 2 Mar 2021 07:17 AM
The fate of tens of thousands of civilians being held in Syria’s “notorious” prisons or detention centres is still unclear, 10 years after the country’s civil war began, UN investigators said on Monday. According to the Commission of Inquiry ... Read more...

KFC Owner Yum Brands Reports Digital Sales Of $17 Billion In 2020, Up By 45% YoY

Published: Tue 2 Mar 2021 07:14 AM
Despite the blow of pandemic restrictions in 2020, Yum Brands’ earnings for the year topped analysts’ estimates. According to the research data analyzed and published by Stock Apps , the company’s Q4 2020 revenue grew by 3% year-over-year (YoY) to ... Read more...

YouTube Ad Revenues Surged By 46% In Q4 2020 To Nearly $7 Billion

Published: Tue 2 Mar 2021 07:12 AM
Google parent company Alphabet had a blockbuster Q4 2020, thanks in part to YouTube ad revenue. According to the research data analyzed and published by Comprar Acciones , there was an increase of 23.5% in the company’s revenue to $56.9 billion. In ... Read more...

COVID-19: UN Experts Urge WTO Cooperation On Vaccines To Protect Global Public Health

Published: Tue 2 Mar 2021 07:10 AM
GENEVA (1 March 2021) – UN experts said today billions of people, especially in the Global South, risk being excluded from the benefits of COVID-19 immunisation until 2024 and urged rich States to end short-sighted vaccine nationalism that is ... Read more...

Euro-Med Monitor Welcomes MEPs' Letter Against Israel's 'de Facto Annexation'

Published: Tue 2 Mar 2021 07:08 AM
Geneva – The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor welcomed today a letter signed by some 450 European parliamentarians addressed to EU foreign ministers calling for pressuring Israel to stop the "de facto annexation" of the West Bank. The ... Read more...

Russia: UN Experts Say Navalny Poisoning Sends Clear, Sinister Warning To Critics

Published: Tue 2 Mar 2021 07:06 AM
GENEVA (1 March 2021) – Two UN human rights experts today said an international investigation into the sinister poisoning of Alexei Navalny must remain a priority, stressing the urgent need to find the truth about what happened to the Russian opposition ... Read more...

Bangladesh: Bachelet Urges Review Of Digital Security Act Following Death In Custody Of Writer

Published: Tue 2 Mar 2021 07:04 AM
GENEVA (1 March 2021) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Monday urged the Government of Bangladesh to ensure its investigation into the death in custody of writer Mushtaq Ahmed is prompt, transparent and independent. ... Read more...

NextGen Blockchain Platforms Self-Organize To Win Government Contracts

Published: Tue 2 Mar 2021 07:02 AM
Washington, D.C., Feb 26, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Over the past year, blockchain development communities have turned their attention towards winning government contracts. There is a huge opportunity presented by increased government spending on blockchain ... Read more...

AI Experts, Thought Leaders, And Early Adopters From South-East Asia To Gather At World AI Show - Jakarta

Published: Tue 2 Mar 2021 06:59 AM
The 23rd global edition of World AI Show will virtually host global AI and tech experts from South-East Asia to discuss the emerging trends, challenges and future potentials in the post-Covid-19 era. JAKARTA, Mar 1, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - World ... Read more...
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