Coronavirus live: Greece’s number of cases soaring after weeks of declining numbers; new measures in Catalonia

Greece reports 1,797 new daily cases, more than double the 801 cases reported Monday maandag; curbs nightlife in Catalonia to reduce the impact of the virus on young people What happens if you are diagnosed with Covid-19 in Australia? Australia urged more aid to Indonesia Crackdown on ‘vaccine sommeliers’ as the Covid pandemic grips Brazil … Read more

Bagram Air Base Afghanistan: US shoots into Afghanistan amid shame, regret and concern over civil war return | World news

Bagram Air Base Afghanistan: US shoots into Afghanistan amid shame, regret and concern over civil war return |  World news

Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers walk into US Bagram Air Base after all US and NATO troops leave (AFP) WASHINGTON: Doubt, shame and remorse swept through Washington after U.S. troops fled last week from Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan in the dead of night without even informing local Afghan commanders. Photos of Afghan troops … Read more

Stan Swamy: Dead Activist in Prison Puts India’s Counter-Terrorism Laws in Spotlight

Stan Swamy: Dead Activist in Prison Puts India’s Counter-Terrorism Laws in Spotlight

Jesuit Stan Swamy died Monday at the Holy Family Hospital in suburban Mumbai at the age of 84 after suffering a cardiac arrest, his doctor told Bombay High Court later that day. The court heard an urgent plea for bail on medical grounds, which Swamy was rejected earlier in March. Swamy was living with Parkinson’s … Read more

UNICEF warns of ‘despair and hopelessness’ for children 10 years after independence — Global Issues

UNICEF warns of ‘despair and hopelessness’ for children 10 years after independence — Global Issues

In a report published ahead of the country’s milestone birthday on July 9, UNICEF found that a record 4.5 million young people, or two-thirds of children in South Sudan, are in urgent need of help. The infant mortality rate is one of the highest in the world, the agency added, with one in 10 children … Read more

‘Caught in a Geopolitical Battle’: US-Iran Tug of War in Iraq | Conflict news

‘Caught in a Geopolitical Battle’: US-Iran Tug of War in Iraq |  Conflict news

Iraq is increasingly becoming a battleground between the United States and Iran, with deadly airstrikes on pro-Iranian militias being just the latest example. Although the Iraqi government condemned the airstrikes, a change of course is unlikely as the presence of both sides is crucial to their respective foreign policy objectives, analysts say. The US Air … Read more

China’s Xi attacks call for technology blockades

China’s Xi attacks call for technology blockades

Chinese leader Xi Jinping has attacked phone calls from some in the US and its allies to limit their reliance on Chinese suppliers and block technology sharing ThroughThe Associated Press July 6, 2021, 15:51 • 2 minutes reading Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Tuesday attacked calls … Read more

Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso Comments On Defending Taiwan Angers China

Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso Comments On Defending Taiwan Angers China

Taro Aso has said the country must defend Taiwan if it is invaded. Tokyo: Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso has said the country will have to defend Taiwan with the United States if the island is invaded, the Kyodo news agency reported late Monday, angering Beijing, which considers Taiwan its own territory. China has … Read more

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