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Gaza War Deepens a Long-Running Humanitarian Crisis

GAZA CITY — The nine-day battle between Hamas militants and the Israeli military has damaged 17 hospitals and clinics in Gaza, wrecked its only coronavirus test laboratory, sent fetid wastewater into its streets and broke water pipes serving at least 800,000 people, setting off a humanitarian crisis that is touching nearly every civilian in the […]

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Over 52,000 Palestinians Displaced in Gaza after Israeli Air Strikes, Says UN

More than 52,000 Palestinians have been displaced by Israeli air strikes that have destroyed or badly damaged nearly 450 buildings in the Gaza Strip, the U.N. aid agency said on Tuesday. About 47,000 of the displaced people have sought shelter in 58 U.N.-run schools in Gaza, Jens Laerke, spokesman of the United Nations Office for […]


Catch up: Japan’s economy shrinks as vaccinations lag.

May 18, 2021, 6:58 a.m. ET Japan’s economy shrank in the first three months of 2021, continuing a swing between growth and contraction as its plodding vaccination campaign threatened to stall its recovery from the pandemic even as other major economies appeared primed for rapid growth. Japan is suffering a resurgence in virus cases, with […]


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UK must do better over electric cars – MPs

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Texas Governor Will Prohibit Local Mask Mandates

Most government entities in Texas will soon be prohibited from requiring people to wear masks, Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday, days after federal health officials announced new guidance that encourages people who have been completely vaccinated to forego masks in most situations. The executive order Mr. Abbott announced on Tuesday would prevent counties, cities, […]

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France Files Israel-Gaza Ceasefire Resolution At UN

France has filed a resolution at UN calling for ceasefire in Israel-Gaza conflict. (File) Paris: France has filed a resolution with the UN Security Council, in coordination with Egypt and Jordan, calling for a ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza conflict, the president’s office said late Tuesday. The three countries agreed on the resolution during a video-conference […]


After Media Detour, AT&T Confronts Old Problems

“It would have been an amazing merger,” said David Barden, a senior research analyst at Bank of America. “It would have kind of perpetuated the AT&T juggernaut of growth through acquisition — not through organic — but it failed.” Mr. Stephenson then looked to the attractive profit margins found in media and entertainment. In 2014, […]


Android 12, Pixel 5a Launch Expected Soon

Google is all set to begin its annual keynote conference Google I/O 2021 tonight, May 18 at 1PM EDT (10:30PM IST). At this year’s Google I/O, the Mountain View, California-based giant is expected to unveil new products and software developments, including the first beta for the next version of its mobile Android OS – Android […]


Chelsea grind their way past Leicester, edge closer to securing a Champions League place

It may seem an unusual conclusion to draw when the other game was an FA Cup Final, but this Premier League clash was the more important of Chelsea‘s two successive meetings with Leicester City for Thomas Tuchel. The Blues are programmed to win silverware and a trophy at Wembley last weekend certainly would have been […]