London. British Prime MinisterBoris Johnson denied on Tuesday an accusation by his former adviser that he had lied to parliament about a lockdown party, saying nobody had warned him the "bring your own booze" gathering might contravene COVID-19 rules ... Asked if he had lied to the public and parliament, Johnson told reporters. "No ... 'The PM lied' ... .
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Tehran, Iran – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have expressed their support for boosting bilateral ties and discussed regional and international issues during their first in-person meeting ... “Just like you, we have also stood up against US sanctions from 40 years ago,” the president said ... .
Russia maintained a tough posture amid the tensions over its troop buildup near Ukraine, with a top diplomat warning Wednesday that Moscow will accept nothing less but “watertight” U.S. guarantees precluding NATO’s expansion to Ukraine ... 20 ... Amid the soaring tensions, U.S ... WhatsAppPrintEmailGmail. .
First, the bad news. The Supreme Court has upheld the vaccination requirement for health-care workers as a condition for receiving Medicare and Medicaid funds ...Perhaps this ruling will lead to further growth in direct primary care practices, which accept neither Medicare nor Medicaid, nor even traditional insurance. That is another question ... ....
The six French-made Rafale fighter jets that arrived in Greece today was welcomed by Prime MinisterKyriakos Mitsotakis. In his speech, the prime minister said, among other things. “The gusts of wind are ready to guard the Greek skies.”. “Their acquisition is connected with the air force upgrade, which was characterised as urgent ... 0 ... .
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The Tonga government says the Pacific island nation is facing an “unprecedented disaster” after a massive volcanic eruption triggered a tsunami and blanketed parts of the country of 100,000 people in thick volcanic ash ...The United Nations said it was ready to provide assistance, but might have to do so remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic ... .
Over the course of 100 days, starting on April 6, 1994, nearly 800,000 ethnic Tutsis were murdered by Hutu extremists as they tried to eradicate the minority group in Rwanda... These findings suggest that, unlike gene mutations, these chemical 'epigenetic' modifications can have a rapid response to trauma across generations ... .