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Brexit: London refuses to grant full diplomatic status to EU ambassador

Friday  14:45,   22 january 2021

© AFP / Tolga Akmen A truck protesting against Brexit in front of the English parliament in London on January 18. It promises… Less than a month after the effective implementation of Brexit, London and Brussels disagree on the diplomatic status to... >>>

Billionaire Angers Swiss With Early Covid Shot

Friday  14:42,   22 january 2021

Richemont Chairman Johann Rupert received his first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine at a clinic his family has investment ties to in Switzerland, sparking a controversy in the country about who should get inoculated first. The South African billionaire... >>>

British Health Service NHS 'up for Sale to U.S.' Says Former Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

Friday  14:42,   22 january 2021

Ex-Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tells Newsweek Conservative MPs voting on post-Brexit trade deals have "betrayed" the NHS.The British House of Lords added an amendment to the government's new Trade Bill - which will enable the U.K. to make new... >>>

Israel recommends coronavirus vaccine for pregnant women, marking a shift as some countries reassess risk

Friday  14:42,   22 january 2021

On Tuesday, Israel’s Health Ministry and council for gynecological health updated its guidance to recommend the coronavirus vaccine for pregnant women, especially those with preexisting health issues or who work in close contact with the public.... >>>

Beijing Must Come Clean About COVID-19 Origins | Opinion

Friday  14:42,   22 january 2021

For all of our sakes, the time has come for an impartial and thorough investigation into how this terrible crisis began. Although the failures of many governments and international organizations during the pandemic must all be analyzed and... >>>

Biden Should Build on Recent Foreign Policy Success | Opinion

Friday  14:16,   22 january 2021

A lot does change when America changes administrations, but its fundamental interests remain the same. Both our friends and our adversaries should understand that. Shoshana Bryen is senior director of The Jewish Policy Center and editor of inFOCUS... >>>

Germany: The country seeks to get rid of the last Nazi vestiges of its laws

Friday  13:55,   22 january 2021

If some of these Nazi laws are very technical, others have an obvious anti-Semitic character and are still in force © TOBIAS SCHWARZ / AFP At the memorial of Berlin for the Jewish victims of Europe of the Second World War. (illustration)... >>>

Lok and "Tante Ju": State promotes "historical mobility"

Friday  13:05,   22 january 2021

Old locomotives, rail buses or an entire Junkers aircraft - voluntary associations and initiatives in North Rhine-Westphalia are restoring historical means of transport and will receive funding from the state for this this year as well. The country >>>

Distraught families of Sriwijaya Air victims visit Java Sea crash site

Friday  12:50,   22 january 2021

Distraught families of Sriwijaya Air victims visit Java Sea crash siteJAKARTA (Reuters) - Relatives of those killed in the Sriwijaya Air plane crash on Jan. 9 wept and threw red and white petals into the ocean on Friday after an Indonesian navy... >>>

One year after lockdown, Wuhan clubbers hit the dancefloor

Friday  12:36,   22 january 2021

Glow-in-the-dark rabbit ears, pulsating beats, and a flexible attitude to masks: nightlife in China's Wuhan is back with a vengeance almost a year after a lockdown brought life to a standstill in the city of 11 million. "Compared with other... >>>

Biden administration renewed support for World Health Organization is 'good news for America and the world,' scientists say

Friday  12:35,   22 january 2021

Health experts say reversing Trump administration withdrawal from the international body is good news for the WHO, America and the world."This is very good news for America, for WHO and the world," said Lawrence Gostin, director of the O'Neill... >>>

Tunisia mothers decry wave of 'arbitrary' arrests after unrest

Friday  11:41,   22 january 2021

Mothers in the Tunisian capital are accusing authorities of arbitrarily arresting their children in response to several nights of unrest, with rights groups saying at least 1,000 people have been detained. At least 1,000 people, including many... >>>

Lawmakers blasted the UK government for sharing 'confidential' information in private messages to TikTok execs

Friday  11:41,   22 january 2021

MPs react after Insider revealed a tranche of messages between TikTok and the UK government. One says Downing Street has 'serious questions' to answerInsider published internal conversations between TikTok and senior government officials... >>>

Why the Google search in Australia could be switched off

Friday  11:13,   22 january 2021

Will the popular search engine soon be over in Australia? That could actually happen if a new media law by the Australian government is finally passed. © PK Studio / Shutterstock Will the Google search engine soon be over in Australia? In... >>>

12 miners from a gold mine in China trapped for at least a month underground

Friday  11:13,   22 january 2021

© Pixabay 12 miners from a gold mine in China trapped at least a month underground Despite frantic drilling operations, Chinese miners trapped for 12 days in the Qixia gold mine in Shandong province should not be unearthed for at least 15 days,... >>>