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SHANGHAI: Doctors in Shanghai are using infusions of blood plasma from people who have recovered from the coronavirus to treat those still battling the infection, reporting some encouraging preliminary results, a Chinese professor said on Monday (Feb 17). A top emergency expert at the World Health Organization (WHO) said later that using convalescent plasma was
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Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout said he “lost respect” for players involved in the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. The American League’s Mike Trout, of the Los Angeles Angels, dives into second base for a lead-off double in the first inning against the National League during Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game in New York, July
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Hardliners are set to tighten control of Iran this week in a parliamentary election stacked in their favor, as the leadership closes ranks in a deepening confrontation with Washington. FILE PHOTO: An Iranian protester holds the picture of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as she attends an anti U.S. demonstration, marking
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By: Bilal Siddique Multan:A conference on interfaith harmony was held in Multan in which participants discussed services for protection of minority rights, promotion of peace, human rights and social harmony in Pakistan.  Representatives from different faiths, academics, teachers and government officials focused on the idea of creating an environment where people feel themselves safe, secure
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SINGAPORE: Singapore insurers will offer enhanced coverage to help customers amid the COVID-19 outbreak. DBS said in a press release on Monday (Feb 17) it has partnered with Chubb Insurance to offer all its 5 million customers in Singapore complimentary insurance coverage in relation to COVID-19. Advertisement Advertisement The policy, called COVID-19 Hospital Cash policy, is a 30-day free cover that
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PARIS (Reuters) – France’s Alstom (ALSO.PA) is in talks to buy the train business of Canada’s Bombardier (BBDb.TO) in a potential $7 billion deal that marks the latest attempt by Western rail companies to bulk up in the face of Chinese competition. Alstom, the maker of TGV bullet trains that speed between French cities such
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LONDON (Reuters) – Global shares rose on Monday as the promise of further policy stimulus to counteract the economic hit from a coronavirus outbreak calmed nervous investors. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, February 14, 2020. REUTERS/Staff/File Photo Trading is expected to be
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Karachi, 17 February. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) calls on the federal and provincial governments to protect the rights of peasants, workers, women and religious minorities in Sindh. Following a hari and mazdoor convention in Hyderabad, and meetings with human rights defenders and professionals in Mithi, HRCP is deeply concerned that vulnerable and marginalised groups are bearing
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