Monday January 24-th, 2022

UK: Another trial of Zaghari-Ratcliffe in Iran 'unacceptable' UK: Another trial of Zaghari-Ratcliffe in Iran 'unacceptable'

Nazanin must be allowed to return to her family in the United Kingdom without further delay", Raab said in a statement. "We continue to do all we can to support her". After the hearing, Mr Ratcliffe said his wife's future was still uncertain, facing ...

New Cases On Big Island New Cases On Big Island

Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, and Gujarat are the five states which have recorded the highest number of cases in the last 24 hours. India's Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on 7 August past year, 30 lakh on 23 August, 40 lakh o...

NY Democrats join calls for Cuomo's resignation - Newspaper NY Democrats join calls for Cuomo's resignation - Newspaper

According to a source familiar with Friday's coordinated call for Cuomo's resignation, Heastie's green light served as a tipping point for the call. The third-term governor also touted his administration's passage of liberal goals such as same-sex ma...

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews in intensive care Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews in intensive care

Dr Cunningham - who has operated at the Royal Melbourne hospital for 10 years - suspected the Premier's injuries to be "worse off than first thought" following his transfer to the specialist trauma centre at the Alfred. If he were to undergo spinal s...

Australian government to subsidise half-price domestic flights in bid to boost tourism Australian government to subsidise half-price domestic flights in bid to boost tourism

The JobKeeper wage subsidy will be cancelled on 28 March and it is hoped that the new initiatives will help keep industries afloat. The assistance across both airlines will help them maintain their core global capability, keeping 8600 people in work ...

How to know if you will get third coronavirus stimulus checks How to know if you will get third coronavirus stimulus checks

The bill has to to go back to the House for another vote, and then sent to the president, who will sign it into law. Noting that Congress passed five pandemic rescue packages totaling 4 trillion dollars in a bipartisan way previous year, McConnell ...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe freed but faces new court date Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe freed but faces new court date

He confirmed to Sky News that her ankle tag was removed, but added that she faces another court date on March 14. Speaking to reporters at a weekly press conference on Monday, Saeed Khatibzadeh said the "hypocritical remarks" by Jeremy Hunt at th...

Oxford study indicates AstraZeneca vaccine effective against Brazil variant Oxford study indicates AstraZeneca vaccine effective against Brazil variant

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned that the emergence of a vaccine-resistant variant could derail the planned timings for reopening parts of the economy that have been under lockdown for over two months. Health officials have been trying...

China advisers meet amid pandemic, Hong Kong crackdown China advisers meet amid pandemic, Hong Kong crackdown

Analysts outside China say actual military spending far exceeds the official figure presented every year at the legislative meeting, partly because R&D expenditures are not included. Supporters of the security law, which punishes what it broadly de...

Prince Philip is ‘slightly improving’ in hospital, Camilla says

For more, pick up a copy of New Idea Royals. The Duchess of Cornwall has given an update on Prince Philip's health as the Duke of Edinburgh spends his 16th day in hospital - his longest ever stay. However the rules for visitors at St Bartholo...

Schumer says Schumer says "we'll have the votes" to pass COVID relief bill

Democrats hope to have the bill in front of Biden to sign by March 14. The Washington Post reports that the president and Senate Democratic leaders have agreed to narrow the eligibility for checks in the $1.9 trillion COVID relief package: indivi...

Democrats OK slightly tighter income limits for stimulus checks Democrats OK slightly tighter income limits for stimulus checks

However, the Senate bill will lower those income limits to $80,000 for an individual and $160,000 for a couple, according to a source involved in Democratic conversations. The revised language is expected to be released later today. The bill woul...

Ford Expedition Carrying 25 People Collides With Big Rig; 13 Killed Ford Expedition Carrying 25 People Collides With Big Rig; 13 Killed

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said late Tuesday that agents in its Homeland Security Investigations unit "have initiated a human smuggling investigation (into Tuesday's crash)". Watson said the truck driver had "moderate" injuries and was ...

'Insufficient evidence', say cops of alleged rape by Australian minister 'Insufficient evidence', say cops of alleged rape by Australian minister

A lawyer who represented the woman who made a rape allegation against a Cabinet Minister says it is important that the man speaks publicly today. While the ruling means Morrison will not have to suspend the minister as directed by parliamentary rul...

At least 18 killed by Myanmar forces in several cities At least 18 killed by Myanmar forces in several cities

State television announced that Myanmar's United Nations envoy had been fired for betraying the country, a day after he urged the United Nations to use "any means necessary" to reverse the February 1 coup that ousted elected leader Aung San Suu ...

Iran turns down nuclear talks with US Iran turns down nuclear talks with US

A United States paper submitted to the IAEA and viewed by Reuters urged the agency's board to "call on Iran to reverse its breaches of the deal and cooperate with the IAEA to explain how uranium particles were found at old, undeclared sites".

France's Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail France's Sarkozy convicted of corruption, sentenced to jail

The 66-year-old former president had continuously pleaded not guilty and plans to appeal. "The events would not have occurred if a former president, as well as a lawyer, had kept in mind the magnitude, the responsibility, and the duties of his offi...

Iran might be behind explosion on Israeli-owned ship Iran might be behind explosion on Israeli-owned ship

Asked whether Israel would retaliate the attack on the ship, Netanyahu sidestepped the issue, saying simply that Iran "is Israel's biggest enemy and we are striking them across the region". Khatibzadeh also accused Israel of taking "suspicious acti...

Biden meets with Mexican president virtually amid migration issues Biden meets with Mexican president virtually amid migration issues

The information outlet goes on to say that Mexico has buy agreements in place for lots of of thousands and thousands of vaccine doses with totally different vaccine makers world wide, the big majority of which have but to be fulfilled. "We'd like to ...

Buildings left with blown-out windows after WW2 bomb detonated in Exeter Buildings left with blown-out windows after WW2 bomb detonated in Exeter

A 100m (328ft) cordon is now in place and a further 100 nearby properties have also been evacuated. Bomb disposal teams destroyed the device in a 400-tonne "box" of sand just before 18:15 GMT on Saturday in an explosion heard up to five miles (8km)...

Ontario reports 975 COVID-19 cases, 12 new deaths Ontario reports 975 COVID-19 cases, 12 new deaths

The London Health Sciences Centre now has just 11 COVID-19 patients in its care, down from 13 on Monday. The province reported 31,163 tests were processed yesterday resulting in a 3.3 per cent positivity rate. Authorities say 50 people have recover...

Tiger Woods hospitalized with leg injuries after rollover crash near Los Angeles Tiger Woods hospitalized with leg injuries after rollover crash near Los Angeles

Mr Woods has now been taken to local hospital where he's being treated for injuries. The 15-time major victor was taken to a local hospital by ambulance having suffered "multiple leg injuries", according to his manager Mark Steinberg .

Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts

For this reason - while the eyes of the global community are finally on Myanmar's military - Ro Nay San Lwin is directing the efforts of the Free Rohingya Coalition and the Boycott Myanmar Campaign to rally states across the world to not only denou...

Taoiseach confirms extension of Level 5 restrictions until after Easter Taoiseach confirms extension of Level 5 restrictions until after Easter

He was speaking after the Cabinet agreed to extend level five restrictions until April 5th. Leaving Cert students, junior and senior infants, and first and second class students will be returning to class on March 1. The Pandemic Unemployment Pay...

Ghana receives COVID-19 vaccines through WHO's COVAX Ghana receives COVID-19 vaccines through WHO's COVAX

The West African countries of Ghana, with its 31 million population, and Cote d'Ivoire, with 26 million, were selected as the first recipient after they sent a rollout plan to Covax proving their health-care teams and cold chain equipment were ready ...

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