First Canadian provinces scrap Covid mandates

Saskatchewan and Alberta have begun lifting vaccine and mask mandates as the policies can no longer be justified Canada’s province of Saskatchewan announced on Tuesday it would stop requiring vaccine passes and masks. It comes as Canad ...

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Wednesday, 09 February 2022
US makes EU gas pledge

Biden has promised to make up the gas supply if Russia were to cut off the rest of Europe If the Russian supply of natural gas to the rest of Europe is cut off due to an escalation in Ukraine, America is fully committed to making up th ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Suspected Jihadist cell targeted by police in EU state, 13 detained

More than 100 Belgian police were involved in multiple raids around Antwerp on Tuesday Thirteen people were detained on Tuesdayon suspicion of having links to a jihadist group, following numerous police raids in and around the Belgian ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Ruckus in Pakistan Senate: Opposition walks out as single minister responds to all questions

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 8 (ANI): Opposition members in Pakistan walked out of the Senate session as ministers who were supposed to be present during the Question Hour did not arrive and a solitary minister was replying to all the ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Why are some Roman Catholic saints called doctors of the church?

In January 2022, Pope Francis bestowed the title doctor of the church on St. Irenaeus of Lyons, a Christian bishop who died about A.D. 200 For centuries, Christians in both the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches have venerated ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
UN: 13 Million People Face Severe Hunger in Horn of Africa

KAMPALA, Uganda — Drought conditions have left an estimated 13 million people facing severe hunger in the Horn of Africa, according to the United Nations World Food Program. People in a region including Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya face ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
EU takes unprecedented action against Poland

An EU mechanism to withhold budget cash will be triggered after Poland racked up huge daily fines of ?500,000 for refusing to shutter a lignite mine The European Commission has informed Poland that it will be docking a multimillion-eur ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
NATO cant let Afghan children starve just because it lost

One evening last April I was sitting on my sofa in my luxury self-contained apartment watching my TV. I’d just eaten a nice big dinner and was feeling full and relaxed. Then the news announced that the US forces in Afghanistan were goi ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
US offers $10mn for info on Kabul Airport bombers

More than 180 people, including 13 US military personnel, were killed in the attack last August The US government has offered a $10 million reward for information which could lead to the arrest or identification of those behind the Kab ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Germany angry as Russia shuts broadcaster Deutsche Welle

BERLIN, Germany: Germany’s culture minister has condemned Russia’s decision to shut down the Moscow bureau of international public broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW), saying it was "not acceptable in any way". All DW Russia’s st ...

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Tuesday, 08 February 2022
Edinburgh TV Festival is planning to return to in-person event after two years

Washington [US], February 7 (ANI): After two years of virtual editions lost due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Edinburgh TV Festival is planning to return to an in-person event this year. As per The Hollywood Reporter, this year’s fe ...

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Monday, 07 February 2022
India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination campaign crosses 170 cr mark: Mansukh Mandaviya

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday informed that the country has crossed the 170 crores COVID-19 vaccination mark. "India is moving forward with great strength and vigour in ...

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Monday, 07 February 2022