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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine will cost $110-$130 per dose

Pfizer will charge $110 to $130 for a dose of its COVID-19 vaccine once the U.S. government stops buying the shots, but the drugmaker says it expects many people will continue receiving it for free. Pfizer executives said the commercial pricing for adult doses could start early next year, depending on when the government phases out its program of buying and distributing the shots. The drugmaker said it expects that people with private health insurance or coverage through public programs like Medicare or Medicaid will pay nothing. The Affordable CareRead More


Tashkent Park opened in Ashgabat

Tashkent, OCT 22: President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, accompanied by the President of Turkmenistan Serdar Berdimuhamedov, took part in the opening ceremony of the Tashkent Park in Ashgabat. The heads of state got acquainted with the conditions created here, planted trees as a sign of good aspirations. National songs and melodies of the Uzbek and Turkmen peoples were performed. The Presidents wished happiness to the newlyweds who celebrated their wedding here. The ceremony was attended by official delegations of the two countries, representatives of the public of Ashgabat, youth. TheRead More


Curran-inspired England beat Afghanistan to launch T20 World Cup bid

Perth, OCT 22: Sam Curran’s breathtaking five-wicket haul and some spectacular fielding led England to a five-wicket win over Afghanistan in their opening match at the Twenty20 World Cup on Saturday in Perth. England skipper Jos Buttler won the toss and elected to field and his seam bowlers did the trick for the team billed as one of the tournament favourites. Curran, a left-arm quick, returned figures of 5-10 — the first England bowler to take five wickets in a T20 — to send Afghanistan packing for 112 in 19.4Read More


Taliban kill six Daesh members in Kabul raid

KABUL: Taliban security forces killed six Daesh members in an overnight operation in the Afghan capital, Kabul, a spokesman for the ruling group’s administration said on Saturday. The Daesh members killed in the raid on their hideout were involved in two major attacks in recent weeks, one on a city mosque and the other on a tutoring institute in which dozens of female students were killed, said the spokesman, Qari Yusuf Ahmadi.  “They were the attackers of the Wazir Akbar Khan mosque and also … of Kaaj Institute,” said Ahmadi, who saidRead More


Thousands protest in Germany demanding solidarity in energy relief

Thousands protest in Germany demanding solidarity in energy relief


Finnish delegation to visit Türkiye to discuss returning terrorists

A Finnish delegation from the Ministry of Justice will be visiting Türkiye to discuss the return of members of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) and the PKK. According to the information obtained by Anadolu Agency reporter, Finland, which has applied for membership to NATO with Sweden and signed a trilateral memorandum in Madrid, the capital of Spain, where the NATO Summit was held, in order to cooperate with Turkey against terrorist organizations, will send a delegation to meet about FETÖ and PKK terrorists that Türkiye wants it to return. Finnish Ministry of Justice officials willRead More