Monday January 24-th, 2022

G7 to develop rival scheme to China's belt and road initiative G7 to develop rival scheme to China's belt and road initiative

The officials said Biden wanted G-7 leaders to speak out in a single voice against forced labour practices targeting Uyghur Muslims and other ethnic minorities. media released Friday, Putin voiced hope that Biden would be less impetuous than Donald...

Lobster Diver Injured When Caught in Whale's Mouth Lobster Diver Injured When Caught in Whale's Mouth

Mr Packard told Cape Cod Times he "felt this huge shove" before everything "went completely black" as he realised he was inside the whale . "I could sense I was moving, and I could feel the whale squeezing with the muscles in his mouth".

Travel restrictions will ease, eventually: Trudeau Travel restrictions will ease, eventually: Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, under pressure to lift COVID-19 related restrictions along the US border, on Tuesday said Ottawa would reveal how some measures could be relaxed for fully vaccinated people, but didn't give a timeframe.

Taliban Pledge No Retaliation Against Afghans Who Worked for Foreign Troops Taliban Pledge No Retaliation Against Afghans Who Worked for Foreign Troops

The 11 passengers were travelling to the city of Qala-e-Naw when they were killed, he said. Testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Monday, Blinken said the U.S.is looking at "every option" to help the Afghan employees - interprete...

US recovers most of $4.4M crypto ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline US recovers most of $4.4M crypto ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline

On Monday, deputy US attorney general Lisa Monaco said that an operation was conducted Monday to recover some of the funds, amounting to 63.7 BTC , an amount worth approximately $2.26 million. Many of them are not really hiding. Evgeniy Bogachev, ...

United Kingdom minister says Delta variant 40 percent more transmissible United Kingdom minister says Delta variant 40 percent more transmissible

Health secretary Matt Hancock said the spread of the Indian variant has made the decisions behind the June 21 unlocking "more difficult" as he confirmed that it is 40 per cent more transmissible than the Kent variant . The so-called Delta varian...

Ontario reports 663 COVID cases, lowest in seven months Ontario reports 663 COVID cases, lowest in seven months

The fatalities witnessed a spike, crossing 3,000 mark on Saturday once again after recording over 2,000 deaths in the last two days, the Times of India newspaper said. With the fresh cases, the total tally of coronavirus cases in the country climbe...

Prince Harry and Meghan announce birth of baby girl Prince Harry and Meghan announce birth of baby girl

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have welcomed their second child. The official Royal Family Twitter account tweeted: 'Congratulations to The Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the birth of Lilibet Diana! Well, the couple explained in their offi...

Joe Manchin Just Crushed Two Democrat Power Grabs... for Now Joe Manchin Just Crushed Two Democrat Power Grabs... for Now

I love my country and I think my Democrat and Republican colleagues feel the same. The announcement appears to spell the end of the Democrats' sweeping voting rights bill, also known as H.R. Biden offered to drop plans to hike corporate tax rates a...

Trump endorses Ted Budd in North Carolina Senate GOP primary Trump endorses Ted Budd in North Carolina Senate GOP primary

The endorsement came shortly after Trump daughter-in-law and North Carolina native Lara Trump was invited to the stage briefly to announce that she would not run for the Senate because of family obligations. Tens of thousands more followed al...

Japan gives US$800M to UN-backed COVID-19 vaccine program Japan gives US$800M to UN-backed COVID-19 vaccine program

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will pledge up to $800 million toward the COVAX Facility, an global framework for the fair distribution of coronavirus vaccines to developing countries, during an upcoming online summit, government sources s...

State AGs Voice Opposition to Biden’s Nominee for ATF Director State AGs Voice Opposition to Biden’s Nominee for ATF Director

President Joe Biden first nominated David Chipman in April, citing the nominee's tenure at the ATF as qualification enough to assume the rare director position. Chipman's history of anti-gun lobbying and political activism, Americans can not be re...

Melbourne to enter seven day lockdown as cases continue to grow Melbourne to enter seven day lockdown as cases continue to grow

Visits will not be allowed at aged care facilities except for limited reasons, and hospital visits will only be permitted for end of life reasons, to support a partner during birth, or for a parent accompanying a child. The news that Melbourne could ...

George Floyd's family mark the first anniversary of his murder with rally George Floyd's family mark the first anniversary of his murder with rally

Supporters and relatives of African-American man George Floyd marched Sunday ahead of the first anniversary of his murder by a white policeman, a killing that prompted a reckoning on racial injustice in the United States. People lost to gun viol...

Global outrage after Belarus diverts Ryanair flight to detain journalist Global outrage after Belarus diverts Ryanair flight to detain journalist

He said he could not be sure if Protasevich's companion, who took the laptop and phone, had also been detained in Minsk , but there appeared to be more empty seats on the final Minsk-Vilnius journey than when it took off from Athens. "It is absolute...

United Nations official urges 'political process' amid Gaza reconstruction United Nations official urges 'political process' amid Gaza reconstruction

The administration of US President Joe Biden was cautioned about the upcoming Israeli-Palestinian crisis in advance, Axios reports. The statement, issued by the 15-member council, also stressed the "immediate need for humanitarian assistance to t...

Italy cable car accident kills nine Italy cable car accident kills nine

Amit Biran's sister, Aya Biran, said that Barbara and Yitzhak Cohen had made a decision to visit the family in Italy to get away from the tense security situation in Israel during hostilities with Hamas over the past two weeks. "We are devastated, in...

PM 'concerned' after inquiry into Martin Bashir's BBC Diana interview PM 'concerned' after inquiry into Martin Bashir's BBC Diana interview

Another former BBC journalist, Breakfast's Andrew Carapiet, said trust in the corporation had been "eroded" by the fallout from Lord Dyson's newly-released report, which drew anger from Prince William and Prince Harry . "The suggestion I am singular...

Lava from volcanic eruption stops short of Congo's main city and airport Lava from volcanic eruption stops short of Congo's main city and airport

The government has activated its evacuation plans for the city, spokesman Patrick Muyaya said on Twitter. "The eruption of Nyiragongo volcano, which occurred at about seven o'clock in the evening local time", confirmed the military governor of Nort...

Spain to welcome vaccinated travellers from June 7 Spain to welcome vaccinated travellers from June 7

The nine are South Korea, the UK, Thailand, Singapore, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Israel and Rwanda. He also informed that travellers from Britain would be allowed to visit for vacations from next week onwards. Being one of the most popular d...

Hamas agree on ceasefire Hamas agree on ceasefire

Hundreds of Palestinians burned tires in Ramallah and hurled stones at an Israeli military checkpoint. Troops fired tear gas, and protesters picked up some of the canisters and threw them back. Thai Foreign Ministry spokesman Tanee Sangrat said the...

Joe Biden cancels Donald Trump's planned 'Garden of Heroes' featuring showbiz statues Joe Biden cancels Donald Trump's planned 'Garden of Heroes' featuring showbiz statues

Also among the Trump orders scrapped on Friday afternoon by Mr Biden, a Democrat, was the former president's plans for an outdoor park featuring a sculpture garden of American historical figures. The president also ended Trump's December 2020 order t...

Indian variant: Government 'concern' at speed of growth Indian variant: Government 'concern' at speed of growth

One option also being considered by clinical advisers to the Government, who are meeting on Friday, is to bring forward the date for second doses of vaccine for the elderly and vulnerable in regions where the Indian variant is spreading. In particula...

Vaccinated people in U.S. no need to wear mask, physically distance Vaccinated people in U.S. no need to wear mask, physically distance

Kroger, the largest USA supermarket chain, said the company would still require everyone in its stores to wear masks and continue to encourage social distancing. 'All of the real world data we've seen that's been in the published literature - large...

Demonstrators march in opposition to Israel and Gaza bombing Demonstrators march in opposition to Israel and Gaza bombing

Palestinians evacuate a building targeted by Israeli bombardment in Gaza City on May 11, 2021. Synagogues were attacked and fighting broke out on the streets of some towns, prompting Israel's president to warn of civil war. "My expectation and hope i...

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