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Japan health scare: Drugmaker reports two more deaths linked to supplement | Health News

Kobayashi Pharma has recalled cholesterol-lowering supplements with red yeast rice over possible link to kidney disease. A Japanese drugmaker whose dietary supplements are at the centre of a growing health scare has reported two more deaths potentially linked to a pill that lowers cholesterol. Thursday’s announcement by Kobayashi Pharmaceuticals brings the total number of deaths […]

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Steve Harley, ‘Make Me Smile’ Singer, Dies at 73

Steve Harley, the 1970s British rock star who topped U.K. music charts with the single “Make Me Smile,” died on Sunday. He was 73. He died at his home, his family said on Facebook. No cause was given but Mr. Harley had announced last month that he would step away from the stage to undergo […]

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US fashion designer Iris Apfel dies aged 102

The self-described geriatric starlet was known for her distinctive white hair and oversized glasses.

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Taiwan’s remaining Pacific allies pledge support

SYDNEY/TAIPEI: Taiwan‘s remaining Pacific Island allies have pledged support in the wake of Nauru cutting ties on Monday days after a presidential election, a move that whittled Taiwan’s diplomatic footprint in the region to three countries. Two of those allies, Marshall Islands and Palau, have long-standing defence and funding compacts with the United States, while […]

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Rich Nations, IMF Deepen World Stagnation — Global Issues

Opinion by Jomo Kwame Sundaram (kuala lumpur, malaysia) Wednesday, December 13, 2023 Inter Press Service KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dec 13 (IPS) – With the US Fed raising interest rates, the world economy is slowing as debt distress spreads across the global South, increasing poverty worldwide to pre-pandemic levels, with the poorest countries faring worst. Extreme poverty […]

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Allies raising pressure on Israel to halt Gaza bombardment | Gaza News

Calls for a ceasefire are growing after the UN passed a resolution and the US warned of deteriorating support. Pressure is building on Israel after the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) passed a resolution demanding a ceasefire in Gaza. Following US President Joe Biden’s warning to Israel that it risks losing international support due to […]

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Under Rules of War, ‘Proportionality’ in Gaza Is Not About Evening the Score

The international laws governing war are unfeeling. They give more precedence to military advantage than to civilian harm. They do not consider comparative numbers of dead or wounded. They ask commanders in the field to judge, often very quickly, the military advantage of an attack, the nature of the threat they face, what means they […]

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Usman Khawaja: Cricket Australia warns batter against making Gaza message

The Australian batter had planned to wear shoes bearing the words “all lives are equal” during a Test.

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Moscow: ‘Plane carrying radioactive material makes urgent return to Moscow’

A UTair Boeing 737, en route from Moscow to Khanty-Mansiysk in central Russia, was compelled to make an emergency return to Moscow due to a mechanical issue. This incident occurred while the aircraft was reportedly transporting a “radioactive cargo,” as stated by Russian sources linked to the security services.As per a Newsweekreport, the flight, which […]

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What Is the Cost of Phasing Out Fossil Fuels in Latin America? — Global Issues

Colombian President Gustavo Petro presented his environmental plans at COP28 in Dubai and added his country to the small group of nations that support the negotiation of a binding treaty to prevent the proliferation of fossil fuels, despite his country being an oil producer. CREDIT: Emilio Godoy / IPS by Emilio Godoy (dubai) Tuesday, December 12, […]

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