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WHO chief asks China to cooperate with investigation into origins of COVID-19-World News , Justnewsday

WHO chief asks China to cooperate with investigation into origins of COVID-19-World News , Justnewsday Recently, the calls to investigate further the origins of the virus have intensified. President Biden has also ordered a fresh US intelligence inquiry into the origins of the pandemic Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO),… Read More »

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro fined $110 for flouting mask order at motorcycle rally in Sao Paulo-World News , Justnewsday

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro fined $110 for flouting mask order at motorcycle rally in Sao Paulo-World News , Justnewsday The conservative president insisted that masks were useless for those already vaccinated — an assertion disputed by most public health experts Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, center, waves as he leads a caravan of motorcycle enthusiasts… Read More »

Britain calls European Union leaders’ view on Northern Ireland ‘offensive’-World News , Justnewsday

Britain calls European Union leaders’ view on Northern Ireland ‘offensive’-World News , Justnewsday Britain and the EU are in a spat over post-Brexit trade arrangements that could see British sausages banned from entering Northern Ireland, the only part of the UK that borders the 27-nation bloc Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, and French President… Read More »

With Netanyahu’s rule set to end, returning to democratic norms only tie that binds fragile Israeli coalition-World News , Justnewsday

With Netanyahu’s rule set to end, returning to democratic norms only tie that binds fragile Israeli coalition-World News , Justnewsday A signed coalition agreement was formally presented to the Knesset secretariat Friday, the last step before a vote and the swearing-in of the new government Jerusalem: A new Israeli government united in its determination to… Read More »

Switzerland’s Bejart Ballet Lausanne company faces probe over allegations of drug abuse and harassment-World News , Justnewsday

Switzerland’s Bejart Ballet Lausanne company faces probe over allegations of drug abuse and harassment-World News , Justnewsday Swiss public broadcaster RTS reported that a number of unidentified former members of the Bejart Ballet Lausanne (BBL) company had written to the foundation, describing the ‘omnipresence of drugs, nepotism, as well as psychological and sexual harassment’. Representational… Read More »

Israel Parliament to vote on Benjamin Netanyahu govt’s fate

Israel Parliament to vote on Benjamin Netanyahu govt’s fate The crunch Knesset vote will either terminate the hawkish premier’s uninterrupted 12-year tenure or return Israel to a stalemate likely to trigger a fifth general election since 2019 File Image of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. AP Israeli lawmakers are to vote Sunday on a “change” coalition… Read More »

Ei-ichi Negishi, Nobel-winning Japanese chemist, dies aged 85 in Indianapolis-Art-and-culture News , Justnewsday

Ei-ichi Negishi, Nobel-winning Japanese chemist, dies aged 85 in Indianapolis-Art-and-culture News , Justnewsday In 2010, he won the Nobel Prize for chemistry along with Richard Heck of the University of Delaware and Akira Suzuki of Hokkaido University. Japan’s Professor Ei-ichi Negishi bows after receiving the Nobel Prize in Chemistry from King Carl XVI Gustaf of… Read More »