Saturday, January 22, 2022
Thailand protesters openly criticise monarchy of King Maha

Thailand protesters openly criticise monarchy of King Maha

Student protesters dressed like fictional wizard characters gather in Bangkok to call for curbs on king's power. Speakers at a Thailand anti-government protest have demanded reforms to the monarchy...
Former Somali PM dies of coronavirus in London

Former Somali PM dies of coronavirus in London

Somalia announces three-day mourning period after Nur Hassan Hussein, celebrated as an influential leader, dies at 83. Somalia has entered a three-day mourning period after Nur Hassan Hussein, the...
Germany begins allocating €40 billion to coal regions to start phase-out

Germany begins allocating €40 billion to coal regions to start phase-out

By 2038, Germany’s last coal-fired power plants are expected to be shut down. To reorient the regions economically, however, they are to be replaced by research institutions and companies. A coordination committee...
Girl born with cerebral palsy awarded £2.5m payout

Girl born with cerebral palsy awarded £2.5m payout

A girl born with cerebral palsy will receive about £2.5m in compensation from the NHS following a settlement in the High Court. The girl's lawyers claimed her delivery was...
UAE starts first nuclear reactor at controversial Barakah plant

UAE starts first nuclear reactor at controversial Barakah plant

Experts have raised concerns about potential risks Barakah plant could pose to the environment and regional security. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced on Saturday that it has started...
Google uses location data to show which places are complying with stay-at-home orders — and which aren’t

Google uses location data to show which places are complying with stay-at-home orders —...

New COVID-19 mobility reports show changes in traffic to stores, parks, transit stations, and more Google is using location data gathered from smartphones to help public health officials understand...
Nile dam dispute: Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan agree to resume talks

Nile dam dispute: Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan agree to resume talks

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have agreed to resume talks over the Grand Renaissance Dam reservoir on the Blue Nile, following a virtual summit. The project has been a source...
Airlines heading for $84bn loss this year: IATA

Airlines heading for $84bn loss this year: IATA

The average loss amounts to almost $38 per passenger flown. Airlines are set to lose $84bn as the coronavirus pandemic reduces revenue by half to mark the worst year...
China certified malaria-free after 70-year fight, says WHO

China certified malaria-free after 70-year fight, says WHO

Countries that have achieved at least three consecutive years of zero indigenous cases can apply for WHO certification of their malaria-free status. China was certified as malaria-free on Wednesday...
Thousands rally in Turkey to demand end of violence against women

Thousands rally in Turkey to demand end of violence against women

Women in several cities call government to not withdraw from landmark treaty key to combating rising domestic violence. Thousands of women have taken to the streets of several Turkish...

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