Day: June 4, 2021


Explainer: Israel is set for a change of govt. Who? When? Why?

04/06/2021

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Talk of Trump 2024 run builds as legal pressure intensifies

04/06/2021

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The interest in another run, at least for now, comes as Trump has been consumed by efforts to undo last year’s election, advancing baseless falsehoods that it was stolen and obsessing over recounts and audits that he is convinced could overturn the results, even though numerous recounts have validated his loss. He’s also facing the most serious legal threat of his career.

Slow to start, China mobilises to vaccinate at headlong pace

04/06/2021

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After a slow start, China is now doing what virtually no other country in the world can: harnessing the power and all-encompassing reach of its one-party system and a maturing domestic vaccine industry to administer shots at a staggering pace.

Australia’s Victoria state Covid-19 outbreak eases

04/06/2021

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Australia’s second most populous state has endured four lockdowns since the pandemic begun, the longest running for more than 100 days late last year.

UK’s Heathrow Airport to use renewable jet fuel for first time

04/06/2021

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The fuel, produced by Finland’s Neste and supplied by oil trader Vitol, is made entirely of renewable and sustainable waste such as cooking oil and animal fat, the airport and companies said in a joint statement on Thursday.

Gunmen kidnapped 136 children on Sunday in Nigeria: Report

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Sri Lanka’s sinking ship: What we know

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The ship was heading to Colombo from Gujarat in India when the blaze started, having previously visited Qatar and Dubai. There were 1,486 containers on board. Out of that, 81 containers were classified as holding “dangerous cargo.”

More than two billion Covid vaccines given: Report

04/06/2021

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More than two billion Covid-19 vaccines have been given across the world, according to an AFP tally on Thursday drawn from official sources. The milestone comes six months after the first vaccination campaigns against Covid-19 began.

Taiwan: China exploiting Covid vaccines for political gain

04/06/2021

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In particular, China’s “vaccine diplomacy” is creating divisions among countries in Central and South America, giving Beijing an opportunity to exert its influence in the Western Hemisphere, Taiwan’s foreign minister said.

Belarusian journalist in prison video after flight diversion

04/06/2021

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