Small Business

Leaders spar over missile attack claims in Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict

Nagorno-Karabakh leader Arayik Harutyunyan said on Twitter that “mil objects in large cities of Azerbaijan are the target of the Defense Army of #Artsakh. Calling on Azerbaijani population to leave these cities to avoid inevitable loss.” Artsakh is the Armenian name of Nagorno Karabakh. But Harutyunyan later tweeted that firing had “stopped.” “Currently firing stopped […]

Global Economy

Nikola rebuts fraud claims but acknowledges that its truck wasn’t driving itself

Founder of Nikola, Trevor Milton speaks during presentation of its new full-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell battery trucks in partnership with CNH Industrial, at an event in Turin, Italy December 2, 2019. Massimo Pinca | Reuters Shares of Nikola recovered from early losses Monday as the electric vehicle start-up disputed fraud claims made last week by short-selling […]

World

British pharma firm claims small trial on a coronavirus treatment could signal ‘major breakthrough’

British pharmaceutical company Synairge claims its new respiratory coronavirus treatment has reduced the number of hospitalized Covid-19 patients needing intensive care in a clinical trial. The company said its nebulizer treatment produced a 79% lower risk of patients developing severe disease than those given a placebo in initial trials. It said patients who received the treatment […]