Federal cupboard reshuffle within the offing: sources

Prime Minister Imran Khan chairs a gathering of the federal cupboard. — PID/File A federal cupboard reshuffle is within the offing as Prime Minister Imran Khan plans to alter the portfolio of the cupboard members, Geo News reported Wednesday, citing sources. Sources stated the premier would change portfolios of the cupboard members primarily based on… Continue reading Federal cupboard reshuffle within the offing: sources

Netherlands: Historic vote within the shadow of anti-lockdown riots

The Hague, Netherlands – For the primary time since a controversial curfew was carried out within the Netherlands on January 23, the much-discussed lockdown measure is being partially suspended to permit folks to vote basically elections this week. These are the primary parliamentary elections in Western Europe for the reason that begin of the COVID-19… Continue reading Netherlands: Historic vote within the shadow of anti-lockdown riots

What position may vaccine passports play within the pandemic?

After months of pricey shutdowns, closed borders and curtailed private freedoms, the idea of vaccine passports is gaining traction with governments desperate to plot their path by means of the subsequent part of the COVID-19 pandemic. A variety of nations, together with China and Israel, have already rolled out their very own types of certification… Continue reading What position may vaccine passports play within the pandemic?

Throwing within the trowel: As building demand booms, Russia brief 1.2mn builders after migrants left throughout Covid pandemic

By Gabriel Gavin, a author and journalist masking Russia and Eastern Europe from Moscow With document numbers of skyscrapers in-built Moscow final yr, Russia is breaking floor on an unlimited variety of building tasks. But officers warn pandemic restrictions on migrant staff are making a disaster for the trade. At least 1.2 million workers are… Continue reading Throwing within the trowel: As building demand booms, Russia brief 1.2mn builders after migrants left throughout Covid pandemic

What’s within the $1.9 trillion US COVID-19 stimulus bundle?

Here are highlights of what’s within the invoice that’s anticipated to be signed into regulation by President Biden later this week. The US Congress is getting ready to ship President Joe Biden an infinite $1.9 trillion financial stimulus and COVID-19 aid bundle that policymakers hope will set the stage for a restoration from the devastating… Continue reading What’s within the $1.9 trillion US COVID-19 stimulus bundle?

Wealthy Americans fare higher within the pandemic, new survey exhibits

The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated financial inequalities throughout race, ethnicity and training ranges, a brand new survey by Pew Research Center has discovered. The wealthy get richer whereas the poor get poorer: it’s an outdated adage, however a brand new survey by the Pew Research Center exhibits that within the time of coronavirus within the… Continue reading Wealthy Americans fare higher within the pandemic, new survey exhibits

Serbia donates vaccines and spreads goodwill within the area

Over the previous few weeks, Serbia has donated 1000’s of much-needed batches of vaccines to the international locations on its borders and spreading goodwill in addition to a way of collegiality and good-neighborly relations in the course of the acute pandemic disaster. Serbia ranks among the many prime 5 international locations on the planet when… Continue reading Serbia donates vaccines and spreads goodwill within the area

‘He’ll be gone within the spring’: Belarusian opposition figurehead Tikhanovskaya says Lukashenko will probably be faraway from workplace in 2021

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko will go away his publish this 12 months, perhaps even earlier than spring ends. That’s in response to former presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who says peaceable protest will quickly reap rewards. Speaking to the German weekend newspaper Bild am Sonntag, Tikhanovskaya revealed her perception that each exterior and inner stress on… Continue reading ‘He’ll be gone within the spring’: Belarusian opposition figurehead Tikhanovskaya says Lukashenko will probably be faraway from workplace in 2021

Turkey begins exploration within the Aegean

Following the problem of an advisory observe (Navtex) blocking an space within the Aegean between the Greek islands Limnos, Skyros and Lesbos from February 18 to March 2, the Turkish oceanographic vessel Cesme began surveys on February 18. A Greek authorities spokesman referred to as it “an unnecessary move which does not help positive sentiment.”… Continue reading Turkey begins exploration within the Aegean

Cracks within the open, Raje attends BJP core panel assembly

The core committee of the Rajasthan BJP met in Jaipur Tuesday, days after MLAs recognized to be loyal to former chief minister Vasundhara Raje wrote to the celebration management alleging bias within the Assembly proceedings and claiming that a number of senior legislators had been being ignored. Raje, who has skipped a number of celebration… Continue reading Cracks within the open, Raje attends BJP core panel assembly