Arsenal told Onana among top five keepers in Europe, no need to waste money on Sheffield’s Ramsdale

Arsenal told Onana among top five keepers in Europe, no need to waste money on Sheffield’s Ramsdale

Comments by ex-Arsenal favourite and current Ajax chief Marc Overmars have given the Gunners encouragement to reverse their transfer course. Arsenal were the subject of intense speculation linking them with Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale recently. The England international has suffered back-to-back relegations, though that has reportedly not deterred the...

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US military changing war strategies after a war game exposed its vulnerability

US military changing war strategies after a war game exposed its vulnerability

The US military put its warfighting strategy to the test in a wargaming exercise last fall and it did not go well, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General John Hyten has said and multiple defence outlets reported the feeling of distraught. “Without overstating the issue, it failed...

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Covid nationalism: Regions where cases soar are the places where next variant will emerge

Covid nationalism: Regions where cases soar are the places where next variant will emerge

As I write, mass fatalities from Covid-19 have begun in Africa. Overall, only 1.1 per cent of people in low-income countries have received at least one vaccine dose. In my own Liberia, the proportion of people who have had both doses is just 0.18 per cent. Recorded cases in the...

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US Senate initiates legislation to shield local journalism from economic distortions

US Senate initiates legislation to shield local journalism from economic distortions

The United States Senate has initiated legislation that once past, will cushion small media houses and their employees, against the adverse effects of economic disruptions such as those resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic roughly two years ago, economies in the world have been...

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Sitting duck: Experts worried America no longer wins modern wars as it used to

Sitting duck: Experts worried America no longer wins modern wars as it used to

A month into his presidency, Donald Trump lamented that the US no longer wins wars as it once did. “When I was young, in high school and college, everybody used to say we never lost a war,” Trump told a group of US governors last February. “Now, we never win...

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Bold Arsenal make preliminary inquiries about availability of Inter top marksman

Bold Arsenal make preliminary inquiries about availability of Inter top marksman

Arsenal on Wednesday made an opening transfer enquiry over the availability of Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez. The Gunners have enjoyed a strong transfer window to date, but want more signings. Indeed, left-sided player Nuno Tavares and midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga have arrived to bolster Mikel Arteta’s ranks. However, amid...

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Ecuador rescinds decision to grant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange citizenship

Ecuador rescinds decision to grant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange citizenship

Ecuador has revoked the citizenship of Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks who is currently in a British prison. Ecuador’s justice system formally notified the Australian of the nullity of his naturalisation in a letter that came in response to a claim filed by the South American country’s foreign ministry....

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‘Among urban women, prevalence of autoimmune disorder is common as a result of more sedentary lifestyles’

‘Among urban women, prevalence of autoimmune disorder is common as a result of more sedentary lifestyles’

The female immune system has developed a complicated strategy that enables it to fight off pathogens without endangering the foetus, says Melissa Wilson, a geneticist and evolutionary biologist at Arizona State University in Tempe. At various stages of pregnancy, she says, the body seems to ramp up and turn down...

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Biden advisor in trouble for lying to Congress about ‘gain-of-function’ research at Wuhan University

Biden advisor in trouble for lying to Congress about ‘gain-of-function’ research at Wuhan University

Senator Rand Paul (Republican-Kentucky) made good on his threat to refer Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Biden and director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, to the Justice Department for allegedly lying to Congress about funding gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute of Virology....

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Medics grapple with why autoimmunity is most common in women, not men

Medics grapple with why autoimmunity is most common in women, not men

When Rhonda Voskuhl was a postdoctoral fellow at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the mid-1990s, it was common knowledge among clinicians that multiple sclerosis (MS) – an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord – was about twice as common in women as in men....

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