JUDGES IN LEBANON RESIGN OVER POLITICAL INTERFERENCE IN JUDICIARY

Sat 27 November 2021: Three Lebanese judges have resigned in protest of the interference by politicians in the judiciary, as significant cases continue to be hijacked and influenced by political actors. The ongoing investigation into the catastrophic explosion that hit large parts of the capital Beirut last year is one such case, with the investigation and the […]

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GERMANY: COVID-19 SITUATION “MORE SERIOUS THAN EVER”, SAYS HEALTH MINISTER

Sat 27 November 2021: As Germany is hit by the fourth COVID-19 wave, the situation in the country is “more serious than ever,” acting Minister of Health Jens Spahn told journalists here on Friday. “The situation is dramatically serious, more serious than it’s been at any point in the pandemic,” Spahn said, stressing that “the […]

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SOUTH KOREA CONSIDERING TO STOP COVERING THE MEDICAL BILLS OF UNVACCINATED

Sat 27 November 2021: According to South Korean news agency Newsis, South Korean government is considering making unvaccinated citizens pay a portion of the cost of COVID-19 treatment. The initiative aims to boost the country’s vaccination rate, which is currently at 79.4 percent for the general population and 91.2 percent for adults. However, the recent […]

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SOUTH AFRICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION SAYS OMICRON VARIANT CAUSES ‘MILD DISEASE’

Sat 27 November 2021: The new Omicron variant of the coronavirus results in mild disease, without prominent syndromes, Angelique Coetzee, the chairwoman of the South African Medical Association, told Sputnik on Saturday. The World Health Organization (WHO) identified on Friday the new South African strain as one of concern, as it is reported to carry […]

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FIRST INTERCONTINENTAL ROUTE LINKS SOUTH CHINA, PERU

Sat 27 November 2021: Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in South China has launched its first intercontinental air cargo route, connecting the regional capital of Nanning with Lima, Peru’s capital. A cargo aircraft loaded with 45 tons of commodities and operated by a Kyrgyz flight company, on Thursday took off from Nanning Wuxu International Airport and […]

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ETHIOPIA RESTRICTS INFORMATION SHARING ABOUT WAR

Sat 27 November 2021: Ethiopia has announced new restrictions on the sharing of information about the war in the north of the country, which stipulate that battlefront updates can only come from the government, Reuters reports. “Disseminating information on military manoeuvres, war front updates and results via any medium is forbidden,” except for information provided by a […]

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PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE IN ASTROLOGY TEND TO BE LESS INTELLIGENT AND MORE NARCISSISTIC -STUDY

Sat 27 November 2021: A trio of psychologists at Lund University has found via online questionnaire, that people who believe in astrology tend to be less intelligent than the norm and more narcissistic. In their paper published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences, Ida Andersson, Julia Persson and Petri Kajonius describe their study and what […]

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DISTORTED REPRESENTATION OF MUSLIM WOMEN IN WESTERN PRODUCTIONS

Sat 27 November 2021: Although the roles of Muslim women have increased in Western films and TV series, their controversial representations are generally distorted and insulting Like the other forms of art, cinema is a reflection of reality. However, the reality on the screen is not natural, which means the seventh art presents to its […]

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