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Explained: US-WHO relationship in the past, what could change

The US, a founding member of the WHO as well as its biggest donor, has long exercised a strong influence over the organisation. The Trump administration’s ongoing tirade against the World Health Organization escalated Monday when the US President shot off a letter to WHO Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in which he claimed […]

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Coronavirus | First tranche of 50 ventilators from U.S. to arrive soon

The USAID has announced USD 5.9 million in funding to combat COVID-19. The U.S. government is planning to “donate” 200 ventilators to India with the first tranche of 50 expected to arrive soon as part of efforts to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, an American official said on Tuesday. […]

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World No 1 McIlroy slams Trump for coronavirus response

Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy criticised US President Donald Trump for his response to the coronavirus outbreak, and said it was unlikely the pair would meet for another round of golf. “We’re in the midst of something that’s pretty serious right now,” McIlroy told the McKellar Golf Podcast. “The fact that he’s trying to politicise […]

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Donald Trump congratulates UFC for restarting sports

US President Trump congratulated UFC for restarting the sports world Saturday night after a nearly two-month hiatus. President Trump congratulated UFC for restarting the sports world Saturday night after a nearly two-month hiatus. Trump’s taped message was played during ESPN’s broadcast of the UFC 249 undercard from a fan-free arena in Jacksonville. “I want to […]