Wednesday, November 25, 2020

World General

Austria records 5,665 new cases of coronavirus within 24 hours

The Austrian Ministry of Health recorded 5,665 new cases of Coronavirus and 85 deaths within 24 hours, and the Ministry of Health stated in a statement today that the total number of Coronavirus cases reached 203,956 cases, while the...

Canada records 700 new cases of Coronavirus in the province of Ontario

The Canadian health authorities announced the registration of 700 new cases of the emerging coronavirus in the province of Ontario, the most populous in Canada, and home to about 40% of its population. This new statistic is a record in...

Australia pledges $207 million for a regional vaccine program

Australia will pledge 300 million Australian dollars (207 million US dollars) to provide vaccines for children in the Indian and Pacific region, Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs Maris said on the eve of a global vaccine summit Thursday. "Immunization saves...

White House placed briefly on lockdown due to protests outside

On Friday, the Secret Service of the United States issued a decision to close the White House due to protests outside the gates against the killing of George Floyd, an African American. American media said that with the arrival of...

Some Countries to celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr on Monday

The Islamic authorities in two countries announced, after sunset Saturday evening, that it is impossible to see the Shawwal Crescent 1441 AH so that tomorrow will be the last Sunday of Ramadan, and the first Monday of Eid Al-Fitr...

Ukraine records 260 new cases of coronavirus within 24 hours

Ukrainian Health Minister, Maxim Stepanov, said today, that 260 new cases of the Coronavirus were recorded, and Stepanov added that the total cases of the virus in the country amounted to 18,876 cases, including 1,348 children and 3,969 Health...

Australian Minister: We do not want to enter a trade war with China

Australian Trade Minister Simon Birmingham said that his country does not wish to enter into a trade war with China after Beijing announced tariffs on exports of Australian barley, the Australian minister explained. His country does not administer its...

South Korea: Kim Jong-un hasn’t undergone surgery

The South Korean Yonhap News Agency quoted a senior government official as saying that the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un did not undergo surgery during his three-week absence from the public. The South Korean official declined to explain the reasons...

WFP: 300,000 people threatened with starvation every day due to corona

David Paisley, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Program, said the world is facing not only a "global health pandemic but also a global humanitarian catastrophe." Paisley pointed out that 135 million people face hunger levels or worse,...

Historic day for oil markets as WTI crude crashes below zero for first time

Oil futures collapsed to below zero for the first time as the deepening economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus crisis left traders desperate to avoid taking delivery of physical crude. HISTORIC CHART: WTI May oil futures settle at -$37.63 a...

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Biden appointed Linda Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

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Mozambique and Tanzania launches joint operations against rebels

Mozambique and Tanzania would start joint operations to fight an insurgency, under an agreement that also includes the handover of about 500 suspected militants. The...

US-based Chinese opponents support Trump’s allegation of fraudulent election

Some Chinese opposition activists in the field of human rights residing in the United States, who support Donald Trump's hard-line stance towards Beijing, have...

Systems Limited Wins Forbes Asia’s Best Under A Billion Award 2020

Systems Limited – a next-generation global technology company enabling enterprises to reimagine their businesses through information technology (IT) and business process outsourcing (BPO) services...

Global tax evasion hits $ 427 billion annually

Governments around the world lose about $ 427 billion annually due to fraud and tax evasion as companies and wealthy people divert their money...