Thursday, October 22, 2020

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France may end emergency health measures on July 10

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe’s office said today, Wednesday, that the government is examining the possibility of lifting the emergency health measures imposed to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic on July 10. He added that the proposed July 10th date...

Italy calls for European approval of a candidate to head the World Trade Organization

Italy has stressed the importance of Europeans agreeing to a candidate to head the World Trade Organization, to succeed Brazilian Roberto Azevedo, who will leave the office at the end of August, a year before the official date of...

Philippine: Schools will stay closed unless a vaccine is available

Philippine's officials said on Monday that students will only be allowed to return to school after a new vaccine for the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) is provided. The officials added -  that it is possible to broadcast educational lessons on TV...

Japan is facing the worst economic downturn after the war

The Japanese economy is expected to witness its worst decline since the period after the Second World War, despite the fact that the gross domestic product contracted in the first quarter less than initially thought, with global growth affected...

Mayor of London: Violence will not bring the necessary change

Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, issued a media statement today, Sunday, to comment on the violent incidents that resulted from the British anti-racist protesters clashing with the police for a short period on Saturday after thousands gathered in central...

Coronavirus cases in Pakistan increased to 98 thousand with 2000 deaths

  The confirmed infections of the Coronavirus in Pakistan has risen to 98,943 cases, and the death toll from infection with the virus in the country increased to 2002 cases. It is noteworthy that the new Coronavirus (Covid-19) appeared in late...

Britain: Anti-racist protesters clashes with police

British anti-racist protesters clashed with the police briefly on Saturday after thousands gathered in central London to express their anger at police brutality after the death of a defenseless black citizen George Floyd in Minneapolis, in the United States. After...

Austria: Thousands demonstrate in solidarity with George Floyd against racism

Hundreds and thousands demonstrated, in the field of human rights, in the center of the Austria capital, Vienna, against racism and in solidarity with the killing of George Floyd, an African American, by the American police, where the demonstration...

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...

Emergency in Russia after 20 thousand tons of fuel leaked into a river in Norilsk

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the lifting of the state of emergency in the city of Norilsk, Siberia, after 20,000 tons of fuel spilled into a river near a power station. An environmental group described the damage as "catastrophic"...

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New York authorities preparing for possible riots after the election

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the major American city authorities are preparing for possible unrest...

Trump: 180 million Americans would miss health care plans if Biden came to power

US President Donald Trump did not stop attacking his rival in the US presidential election, Democratic candidate Joe Biden, sending a message to Americans,...

The European Court of Human Rights condemns Turkey of violating the right to freedom of expression

The European Court of Human Rights has convicted Turkey of violating the right to freedom of expression of two university students who have been...

GIP releases inaugural annual report at second plenary meeting

The Second Plenary Meeting of the Green Investment Principles for the Belt and Road (GIP) was held today in Beijing, with over 130 representatives...

Pakistan re-elected as member UNHRC

Pakistan has been re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) with an overwhelming majority securing 169 votes in the 193-member UN General...