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Israeli warplanes pounded Hamas-ruled Gaza early Tuesday in response to Palestinian fire balloon attacks across the border, the Israeli army said.
Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE announced on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, that the first participants have been dosed in the U.S in the Phase 1/2 clinical trial for the BNT162 vaccine program to prevent COVID-19. The trial is part of a global development program, and the dosing of the first cohort in Germany was completed last week.
3.2 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus crisis sidelined 33 million workers in less than two months, the feds said Thursday.
At New York City’s first pop-up coronavirus testing site, a drive-thru facility in Staten Island, there is one basic rule – keep your car windows closed.
A suspected explosive device has been found in a mailbox near the New York state home of billionaire philanthropist George Soros, the FBI says.
The police in Katsina State in synergy with the Nigerian Army have repelled coordinated bandits attack on Tsaskiya community of Safana Local Government Area of the state and killed five suspected bandits.
Yemi-Esan who stated this on Tuesday in Abuja on the occasion of the virtual interactive session with civil servants, said N2.5 billion has been released recently by the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget National Planning for the payment of death benefits to the next-of-kin of deceased staff who died when there was no insurance cover.
The ECOWAS Court has ordered the Republic of Senegal to pay 50 million CFA francs as compensation to a Belgian, Mrs Lays Ghislaine, for violation of her right to liberty while in detention in the country prior to her extradition five years ago.
A police officer in the Philippines has been killed by a rooster while carrying out a raid on outlawed cockfight in the province of Northern Samar.
The Sokoto State governor, while defending his administration’s delay in the distribution of the relief items to residents of the state, had blamed the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, saying the minister’s directive that the state delayed the distribution so as to pool all the donations together, was the reason for the action.
The British High Commission in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate all killings and incidents associated with the #EndSARS protests.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has relaxed the 24-hour curfew earlier imposed on Jos North and Jos South local government areas of the state.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has charged the 23 local government chairmen in the state and youths to fish out members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples Organization of Biafra wherever they may be hiding in the State.
Paul Pogba has reportedly quit international football following racist comments made by France president Emmanuel Macron.
Stoke City legend Dennis Smith believes John Mikel Obi will play a key role in the club’s push for promotion to the Premier League this season.