|Malaysia: Dangerous Backsliding on Rights|
Added: 14.01.2021 3:16 | 2 views | 0 comments
(Bangkok) – The Malaysian coalition that took power in March 2020 halted the Pakatan Harapan government’s faltering human rights reform movement, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2021. The first nine months of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s government featured an aggressive crackdown on freedom of speech and peaceful assembly, attacks on the media, and discrimination against migrants and refugees. There was also a wholesale retreat from genuine police accountability for abuses. “Malaysia has undergone an incredible reversal of...
|Netanyahu’s Trial Moved to Feb. 8|
Added: 14.01.2021 3:16 | 23 views | 0 comments
The Yerushalayim District Court on Monday announced that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s next hearing in his public corruption trial has been rescheduled to Feb. 8. In an...
|Covid: UK reports record 1,564 daily deaths|
Added: 13.01.2021 19:18 | 34 views | 0 comments
The prime minister warns there is a "very substantial" risk of intensive care being "overtopped".
|Italy on brink: Crisis hits Rome as ex-PM orders ALL ministers to resign from coalition|
Added: 13.01.2021 17:34 | 34 views | 0 comments
ITALY is on the brink of a political crisis as former prime minister Matteo Renzi has withdrawn his support from the ruling coalition.
|More than half of population could be vaccinated by late March – Tony Blair|
Added: 13.01.2021 17:23 | 14 views | 0 comments
Tony Blair has said lockdown restrictions could ease “significantly in February” while more than half of the population could be vaccinated by late March under a plan set out by the former prime minister. In a foreword to a new report, Mr Blair said the UK’s vaccination programme against Covid-19 needs to accelerate “dramatically” and said the Government should be working towards vaccinating five million people a week. He told Good Morning Britain the new variant of coronavirus spreading rapidly “means we’ve got to alter our plans for vaccination”. In his report, Mr Blair said that by the week after next, AstraZeneca should be able to supply two million vaccines a week, while millions of...
|UK leader to use 'every second' to vaccinate the vulnerable|
Added: 13.01.2021 17:23 | 20 views | 0 comments
LONDON (AP) — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged that his government would use "every available second" to shield the elderly and the vulnerable from the virus rampaging across Britain as he told Parliament on Wednesday why the country needed to return to a COVID-19 lockdown. Lawmakers, who were recalled from their Christmas recess early to discuss the measures, are expected to approve the new rules because there is a wide consensus on the need for tougher restrictions to control soaring new infections. "There's a fundamental difference between the regulations before the House today and the...
|Johnson: 24-7 Covid-vaccine hubs as soon as supply allows|
Added: 13.01.2021 15:59 | 28 views | 0 comments
The prime minister wants round-the-clock vaccination but adds supply is currently the limiting factor.
|How does a 600-year-old river project play into the Czech Republic's clean energy ambitions?|
Added: 13.01.2021 15:19 | 9 views | 0 comments
Prime Minister Andrej Babis surprised many when he said his government will now support the European Union’s new planned target of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 55%. But is it realistic?
|9,000 children died in Irish homes for unwed mothers over nearly 80 years, report finds|
Added: 12.01.2021 15:38 | 18 views | 0 comments
“All of society was complicit in it," Ireland's Prime Minister Micheál Martin said after report's release.
|South China Sea: US strategy makes 'Biden look soft' as Australia erupts at rival|
Added: 11.01.2021 22:16 | 18 views | 0 comments
SOUTH CHINA SEA tensions intensified after a US plot to make President-elect Joe Biden "look soft" over relations with Beijing was exposed by furious former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.