News, December 12th

Alarm as SKorea records highest ever daily Covid-19 case tally SEOUL: South Korea on Saturday reported its highest daily number of coronavirus cases so far, with a surge centred on the capital region sparking fears the country could lose control of the spread. Officials announced 950 new infections after several days reporting numbers ranging fromContinue reading “News, December 12th”

News, December 7th

‘Quickly restore the rule of law’ in Ethiopia’s Tigray, urges Guterres The UN Secretary-General said on Monday it was “essential to quickly restore the rule of law” in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray, where Government forces and those loyal to the ruling Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) have been engaged in fighting for more thanContinue reading “News, December 7th”

News, December 4th

Anthony Fauci apologises for implying UK rushed COVID-19 vaccine approval Dr Anthony Fauci, America’s top infectious diseases expert, has apologised after his remarks created a bit of a stir in London for implying that the UK’s regulator had rushed the process when it became the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech for rollout. In anContinue reading “News, December 4th”

News, August 11th

Belarus opposition rejects election results amid calls for more protests – Belarus’ main opposition candidate has rejected the official result of the presidential election that handed a landslide victory to the country’s authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday, hours after security forces violently crackdown on protests who had challenge the result. There were chaotic scenesContinue reading “News, August 11th”

News, August 10th

‘Hell’s kitchen’ in West Asia – IAF pilots flying the first batch of Rafales from the Dassault Aviation Facility in France had barely settled down to relax at the UAE’s Al Dhafra air base, where they were breaking journey, when they found themselves exposed to what they feared might be a fatal danger. They scrambledContinue reading “News, August 10th”

News, August 6th

75 years after the bomb, Hiroshima still chooses ‘reconciliation and hope’ – In a video message delivered to a Peace Memorial Ceremony in Japan on Thursday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, which devastated the city in 1945. “Seventy-five years ago, a single nuclear weaponContinue reading “News, August 6th”

News, August 5th

Beirut explosion: Rescue workers frantically search for survivors as Lebanon capital confronts massive devastation – Rescuers on Wednesday are working frantically to search for survivors in Beirut a day after a massive explosion rocked the Lebanese capital, leaving at least 100 dead and some 4,000 injured. Lebanon’s Health Minister Hamad Hassan told reporters outside aContinue reading “News, August 5th”

News, August 2nd

Australia declares ‘State of Disaster’ in Victoria after coronavirus cases spike continues – A “State of Disaster” was declared for the Australian state of Victoria after almost 700 new cases of coronavirus were recorded overnight, according to reports. The declaration is just one of several measures taken as Australia’s second most populated state grows moreContinue reading “News, August 2nd”

News, July 31st

Aftermath: Trump’s Black Hills trip – When the dust settled from the demonstration against Donald Trump’s reelection campaign stop here at Mt. Rushmore National Memorial, a petition and a follow-up event rose from the civil disobedience action, as foretold. The petition entitled “Return Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills to the Lakota!” states: “In 1877,Continue reading “News, July 31st”