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May 30, 2024 5:25 PM

WHO emergencies team faces funding crunch as health crises multiply

The World Health Organization's emergencies department is facing “existential threats” as multiplying health crises have left it so short of cash that it needed emergency funds to pay staff salaries at the end of last year, an independent report said. It will likely have to ask for funding again to cover salaries up to June, the document, released ahead of the WHO’s annual meeting in Geneva this week, said. In 2023, the department responded to 72 emergencies. They included earthquakes in...

May 24, 2024 10:50 PM

Machac upsets Djokovic in Geneva Open semis

World number one Novak Djokovic was beaten by Tomas Machac 6-4 0-6 6-1 in the Geneva Open semi-finals on Friday as the Czech reached his first ATP Tour final. Machac was down 1-4 before eventually taking the opening set as Djokovic requested a medical timeout at the end of it. The Serb improved to fight back in the second set but faded again in the decider, allowing Machac earn his second Top 10 win. "I have no reaction right now, I just fought for every ball," Machac said. "When you play aga...

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