Joyful reunions as Australia’s border opens

Joyful reunions as Australias border opens

Australia’s border has reopened for the first time in 20 months, sparking emotional reunions at Sydney Airport. Only vaccinated Australian citizens are allowed into the country for now. The rules have also changed to allow vaccinated Australian citizens to travel internationally without having to apply for an exemption to leave the country. Read more about … Read more

Soaring Covid rate prompts fresh fears in Germany – Times of India

Soaring Covid rate prompts fresh fears in Germany Times

BERLIN: Germany’s Covid-19 incidence rate surged to over 150 for the first time since May on Monday, prompting concerns of a rampant fourth wave as the country wrestles with a change of government. The number of new infections per 100,000 people over the past seven days reached 154.8, according to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) … Read more

Japanese man injures 17 in knife attack on Tokyo train

Japanese man injures 17 in knife attack on Tokyo train

The Joker is a super villain in the comics and batman’s archenemy. The 2019 hit movie Joker, starring actor Joaquin Phoenix, featured a scene where he attacks several men on a train after being repeatedly harassed by them. It’s a pivotal moment, marking the beginning of the character’s transformation into the Joker. Source link

COVID-19’s Global Death Toll Tops 5 Million in Under 2 Years

COVID 19s Global Death Toll Tops 5 Million in Under 2

The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 5 million on Monday, less than two years into a crisis that has not only devastated poor countries but also humbled wealthy ones with first-rate health care systems. Together, the United States, the European Union, Britain and Brazil — all upper-middle- or high-income countries — account for one-eighth … Read more

morrison: Australia to Macron: ‘We didn’t deface Eiffel Tower’ – Times of India

morrison Australia to Macron We didnt deface Eiffel Tower

CANBERRA: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison denied that he had lied to France’s President Emmanuel Macron while secretly negotiating a submarine deal with the United States and Britain, an accusation that has escalated a rift over Australia’s surprise cancelation of a French deal. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce suggested France was overreacting, saying, “we didn’t … Read more

Barclays boss Jes Staley steps down over Epstein inquiry

Barclays boss Jes Staley steps down over Epstein inquiry

Barclays added: “It should be noted that the investigation makes no findings that Mr Staley saw, or was aware of, any of Mr Epstein’s alleged crimes, which was the central question underpinning Barclays’ support for Mr Staley following the arrest of Mr Epstein in the summer of 2019.” Source link

Japan’s Kishida Defies Forecasts, Keeps Majority in Election

Japans Kishida Defies Forecasts Keeps Majority in Election

(Bloomberg) — Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida firmed up his month-old government with an election that saw his Liberal Democratic Party avoid the worst-case scenarios that opinion polls had suggested beforehand. The LDP won 261 seats to preserve its outright majority in the 465-seat lower house, results on Monday showed, dropping from the 276 seats … Read more

khalilzad: Spotlight for crisis in Afghanistan must fall on Zalmay Khalilzad – Times of India

khalilzad Spotlight for crisis in Afghanistan must fall on Zalmay

WASHINGTON: Former US Special Representative for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad must be held responsible for the deeply flawed peace deal with the Taliban and the equally disastrous US withdrawal from the strife-torn country. Khalilzad was assigned by the Trump administration to seal a peace deal between the elected Afghan government and the Taliban, as a natural … Read more

Australians Reunite as Border Reopens After 20-Month Ban

Australians Reunite as Border Reopens After 20 Month Ban

CANBERRA, Australia — Sydney’s international airport came alive with tears, embraces and laughter on Monday as Australia’s border opened for the first time in 20 months, with some arriving travelers tearing away mandatory masks to see faces of loved ones they’ve been separated from for so long. “Just being able to come home without having … Read more

Bolsonaro’s security in press altercation as Brazil leader isolated at G20 – Times of India

Bolsonaros security in press altercation as Brazil leader isolated at

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro at the G20 leaders summit in Rome (Reuters) RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s security detail allegedly used violence against Brazilian reporters covering his trip to Rome for the Group of 20 major economies meeting, local media reported on Sunday. The alleged attacks against Brazilian reporters, who Bolsonaro has long … Read more