UN Adopts May 10th As International Argan Tree Day

March 3, 2021, will remain engraved in the history of the Argan tree biosphere as the UN General Assembly has adopted by consensus the resolution proclaiming May 10 of each year as the International Argan Tree Day. This UN resolution, initiated by Morocco, was largely co-sponsored by 113 member states of the United Nations. The ...

11:11 pm Et March 3, 2021

Two U.S. men charged with aiding Ghosn's escape land in Japan

An American father and son accused of helping former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday to face questioning from prosecutors ...

1:53 pm Et March 2, 2021

Argan Tree at Center of UNGA's Attention

The United Nations General Assembly is preparing to adopt, on Wednesday, a draft resolution initiated by Morocco with a view to the proclamation of May 10 of each ...

12:21 pm Et March 2, 2021

AstraZeneca sold out of vaccine maker Moderna last year

 AstraZeneca sold a stake it held in rival COVID-19 vaccine maker Moderna over the course of last year, the Anglo-Swedish drugmaker’s latest annual report shows. London-listed AstraZeneca did ...

1:38 pm Et March 1, 2021

Bitcoin extends retreat from record high to hit lowest in 20 days

Bitcoin dropped 6.39% to $43,165.78 on Sunday, losing $2,944.20 from its previous close. Bitcoin, the world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, has fallen 26% from the year’s high of ...

8:16 pm Et February 28, 2021

Colombia Creates Military Command to Counter Drug Trafficking

Colombia has created a separate military command dedicated to fighting drug trafficking and international threats, President Ivan Duque said Friday. The command will include elite units of various ...

8:20 pm Et February 27, 2021

US expert panel endorses approval of Johnson and Johnson Covid jab

An expert panel from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has spoken out in favour of approval of emergency use authorization for a one-dose Covid-19 vaccine developed ...

2:30 pm Et February 27, 2021

Kremlin critic Navalny sent to prison outside Moscow

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sent to a prison outside Moscow to serve his sentence, his lawyer said Thursday, a move that comes despite a demand ...

8:10 pm Et February 25, 2021

Last statue of dictator Franco removed in 'historic day' for Spain

The last statue of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco was removed on Tuesday from the city gates of Melilla, a Spanish enclave and autonomous city on the northwest African coast. Without much fanfare, a group of workmen operated a mechanical digger and heavy drills to chip away at the brick platform on which the statue ...

11:10 pm Et February 23, 2021

Bitcoin reaches new record high, breaking above $50,000

Bitcoin went above the $50,000 mark Tuesday for the first time, giving it a market capitalization of nearly 925 billion US Dollars, according to trading data. As of ...

6:28 pm Et February 16, 2021
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