Sri Lanka on Saturday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers into third month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people.
A state of emergency was extended by Sri Lanka’s President on Saturday, going back on pledges to relax the tough laws introduced after the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people.
The UAE has implemented a new national safety law designed to restrict the transmission of COVID-19. The new law is a part of the government’s ‘Stay Home' initiative.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduled to hold a news conference at 6pm (0900 GMT) when he is expected to announce the lifting of the emergency in 39 of Japan's 47 prefectures, but not in Tokyo.
The US Food and Drug Administration granted an emergency use authorization for the vaccine, developed with German partner BioNTech, which was shown to be 95% effective in preventing the disease in a late-stage trial.
New Jaheziya programme to offer internationally accredited emergency and disaster management certification to UAE frontline professionals
Craig Gifford, 52, is a competitive aerobatic pilot, which involves flying aircraft in a series of maneuvers.
According to Colonel Dr Hassan Suhail Al-Suwaidi, Director of the Ports Police Station, the number of owners and captains of marine crafts registered in the ‘Sail Safely’ service has reached 3,715 users on both iOS and Android operating smartphones.
No one has been arrested in the shooting. The motive for the shooting is also unknown.