Gates Foundation urges UN and honors inspiration as goalkeeper | Health, medicine and fitness

By Thalia Petty, Associated Press New York (AFP) – Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates combined distinctive optimism with sobering questions about persistent gender inequality and hunger at an event focused on reaching global development goals, held by the Gates Foundation on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Bill Gates made the case … Read more

Up to ten dead amid shortages caused by Xinjiang COVID lockdown – Radio Free Asia

Up to 12 people have died of starvation or lack of access to medicine in northwest China’s Xinjiang region during a strict coronavirus lockdown imposed by Chinese authorities since early August, according to residents and local officials. Hunger has left members of 10 families in Gurkiratma village, in Ghulja (in Chinese, Yining) Araosteng township, in … Read more