Wednesday, 16 September 2020 06:38

World News Headlines

**Coronavirus Pandemic Pushed 37 Million Into Extreme Poverty: Gates Foundation


The report said the "widest-ranging catastrophe" - the one that has hit every country regardless of the actual spread of the disease - is economic.
Extreme poverty has gone up by 7% in just few months due to COVID, the report said (Representational)

** Serum Institute Gets Nod To Resume Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Trial In India
Serum Institute of India has also been asked to submit to the DCGI's office details of medication used in accordance with the protocol for management of adverse events.
SII has partnered with AstraZeneca for manufacturing vaccine candidate for COVID-19 (Representational).

** Scientific American magazine issues first presidential endorsement in 175-year history by backing Biden.
The magazine Scientific American announced Tuesday that it was endorsing former vice president and Democratic candidate Joe Biden-- the publication's first endorsement in its 175-year history -- over President Donald Trump, who it criticized for dismissing science.

** China's economy shrugs off global slump as shoppers join the recovery.
The world's second largest economy has been in recovery mode for months. Now, consumers are starting to spend more, pushing retail sales up to 3.36 trillion yuan ($495 billion) in August, a 0.5% increase over the previous year. While small, the gain marks the first time sales have increased in 2020.

**Hurricane Outrages Provide Temporary Relief For Oil Markets.

**China's shoppers are joining the country's recovery’s.
The world's second largest economy has been in recovery mode for months. Now, consumers are starting to spend more, pushing retail sales up to nearly 3.4 trillion yuan ($495 billion) in August, a 0.5% increase over the previous year.

**All the new Apple products unveiled on September 15, 2020
What leakers predicted, what Apple actually announced: iPad and Apple Watch.
Instead, it unveiled the new 8th-generation iPad powered by "A14 Bionic", Apple's fastest chipset, and also comes with keyboard/pencil support.

**Saudi Arabia’s ports record 12% hike in containersེ.
Saudi ports, with their diverse specialties, have an exceptional role in developing marine commerce and transporting travelers. (Shutterstock)

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