Palestinian workers make protective face masks, to be exported and sold in the local market, in a Gaza City factory. Reuters
President Mahmud Abbas renewed a coronavirus lockdown in Palestinian-ruled areas of the West Bank for a further month late Monday, though some measures will be eased.
Elsewhere in Europe, frustrations with COVID-19 curbs were spilling over, with scuffles breaking out at a large anti-restrictions protest in the German city of Kassel, and thousands joining a similar demonstration in Liestal, Switzerland.
Imran and his wife Bushra Bibi tested positive for the coronavirus the other day. The prime minister tested COVID-19 positives two days after receiving the vaccine, triggering a debate on the effectiveness of the jab.
Sharon Peacock, one of the world’s top scientific warriors in the battle with the 0.0001-millimetre virus that causes COVID-19, had to fight a much more personal battle inside Britain’s education system to rise to the top. Peacock, 61, is a globally recognised virus
It was evident after last November’s mid-term elections, that former president Donald Trump is not the powerful figure with a stranglehold on the Republican Party before the election. The American media has been betting on Florida Governor and Republican Ronald Dion DeSantis to be the man with the money and political clout to challenge
Mohammed Hassan Gureh has made up his mind: he’s going to sell the last of his goats and leave his village to find a new life. Like many herders in the east of Ethiopia, he has been forced to give up his nomadic existence after seeing his livestock decimated by drought. The 32-year-old says he can no longer bear seeing his animals die.
It’s mind-numbing to imagine, in the era of universal video, that five police officers could participate in the brutal beating of Trye Nichols, which led to his death three days later. That their body cameras were switched on and filming both their own actions and those of their colleagues seems to have deterred them not at all. The horror here
Shah Rukh Khan’s “Pathaan” has created history. The film has got great response from across the world. The film has not only entertained Bollywood audiences but also forced people to come to theatres after a long time. I also went to the cinema hall with my family and friends this Saturday after a very long time.