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African Union calls for ‘immediate ceasefire’ in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

ADDIS ABABA— The call for a truce comes as the pan-African body African Union makes efforts to bring the warring sides to negotiating table.   The African Union’s chief has called for an “immediate, unconditional ceasefire” in the two-year-old conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region.   An AU statement said Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat is […]

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UN Rights Chief: Fighting in Tigray Taking Toll on Civilians

The U.N. high commissioner for human rights, Volker Turk, says the escalating hostilities in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region are taking a devastating toll on the civilian population and must stop. Lisa Schlein reports for VOA from Geneva. U.N. rights chief Volker Turk is alarmed at the latest surge of airstrikes launched on the Tigray region […]

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Who Donated Wheat to Afghanistan — Ukraine or US?

As the cold season starts in landlocked Afghanistan, concerns are mounting about widespread hunger, particularly in the rugged parts of the country where the first snowfall blocks the roads. This year there is hope that 30,000 metric tons of wheat coming from another war-torn country, Ukraine, will mitigate the hunger for some Afghans. The U.N. […]

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SIT Rolos opens its Machine Intelligence Platform to academia and business to accelerate the research

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Oct. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SIT Rolos announced today that it would bring research to a new level by opening its Machine Intelligence (MI) Platform to all scientific groups. Any researcher from academia or business can now configure, run and collaborate with others on their computational research project through Rolos Platform. Thanks […]

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bioLytical Laboratories Inc. receives WHO PQ for its iStatis COVID-19 Antigen Home Test

bioLytical Laboratories Inc. announced its immediate entry into the African, Asian, Middle Eastern, and South American markets with its COVID-19 antigen self-test on its new lateral flow platform, iStatis iStatis COVID-19 Antigen Home Test From the makers of INSTI®, bioLytical launches a new platform, iStatis, created to ensure every person in the world has access […]

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Mosa Meat Scaling Beef Cultivation to Industrial Production Levels

Recent expansion to 77,000 sq ft. makes Mosa Meat the largest cultivated meat campus in the world. Maastricht, The Netherlands, Oct. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mosa Meat, a leader in the cultivated meat space that grows beef directly from animal cells, and unveiled the first cultivated hamburger in 2013, has announced the next step […]