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Musk says to activate Starlink in response to Blinken's question about internet freedom in Iran

Musk says to activate Starlink in response to Blinken’s question about internet freedom in Iran

In this illustration taken on February 27, 2022, the Starlink logo is seen in front of the Ukrainian flag displayed on a smartphone. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Sign up now for free and unlimited access to Reuters.com register Sept 23 (Reuters) – SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Friday he would launch the company’s satellite internet …

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U.S. and allies express firm response to Putin's escalation in Ukraine

U.S. and allies express firm response to Putin’s escalation in Ukraine

The United States said on Wednesday it would not be deterred by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s latest move to escalate war efforts in Ukraine, vowing to continue to arm Kyiv’s advance counteroffensive, despite Putin’s order for additional combat troops and threats to use nuclear weapons. In his speech to the UN General Assembly, President Biden …

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Putin regime under pressure after defeat; Ukraine slams Germany's weapons response

Putin regime under pressure after defeat; Ukraine slams Germany’s weapons response

Celebrity chef and humanitarian Jose Andres shares video of food delivery to Zaporozhye region Spanish celebrity chef and restaurateur Jose Andres shared on Twitter a video of his team delivering food to Ukrainian villages in the Zaporozhye region. “There is only one road by which people can officially evacuate from occupied areas. It is called …

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Putin regime under pressure after defeat; Ukraine slams Germany's weapons response

Putin regime under pressure after defeat; Ukraine slams Germany’s weapons response

UN says at least 5,827 killed in Ukraine since war began This photo, taken on July 15, 2022, shows graves recently constructed at a cemetery in the Vinogradnoe district of the Donetsk region during Russia’s ongoing military operation in Ukraine. – | AFP | Getty Images The United Nations has confirmed 5,827 civilians have been …

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Europe Energy

Europe’s response to energy crisis is turning into a ‘Ponzi scheme’

The EU’s leadership has been hard at work these days trying to find a lasting solution to the worsening energy crisis. However, the way they approach the solution is unlikely to yield any lasting results. So far, it has been likened to a Ponzi scheme. “One of the easiest policy levers, if you want to, …

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Russia doubles down on energy supply warnings; Ukrainian president vows response to hometown attack

Russia doubles down on energy supply warnings; Ukrainian president vows response to hometown attack

UN inspectors to publish results of nuclear power plant inspections The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will release a report on Tuesday on the findings of its visit to the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant in the south of the country. The report will cover Ukraine’s nuclear safety, security and safeguards, the IAEA said in a …

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Pakistan calls for ‘huge’ international response to floods

Pakistan has called on the international community to mount a “huge humanitarian response” to the unprecedented floods that have killed at least 1,265 people. Rain and floods have cost $10bn (£8.7bn), according to preliminary government estimates. “The scale of the devastation is huge and requires a huge humanitarian response for 33 million people. To that …

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COVID Vaccine Success

Scientists boost immune response to COVID-19 vaccine 25-fold

Researchers have developed a substance that boosts the immune response of mice to experimental COVID-19 injections by 25 times, compared to injections of the vaccine alone. Boosting the efficacy of protein-based COVID-19 vaccines Ironically, some vaccines need their own “boosters.” A component called an adjuvant can be added to a vaccine to help trigger a …

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Russian soldiers set off own mine: official

Russian soldier blown up by own mine in response to fake call: official

Russian troops were blown up by their own mines Monday morning while responding to fake calls from pro-Ukrainian guerrillas, according to Mariupol officials. The deaths come after more than six months of fighting as Ukraine continues to defend itself from an invasion by Russian President Vladimir Putin on February 24. Putin claimed the invasion was …

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