Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called the early election
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Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called the early election
Fernando León de Aranoa’s “The Good Boss,” starring Javier Bardem, Alejandro Amenábar’s first drama series “La Fortuna,” and Carlos Saura’s “Rosa Rosae. A Civil War Elegy” head a robust Spanish presence at September’s San Sebastian Film Festival. Also in the mix are new films from Jonás Trueba, Iciar Bollaín and Paco Plaza, all playing in […]
Australia will reopen its borders and end lockdowns when 80 percent of the population is fully vaccinated, Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed Friday, sketching a long road out of "Fortress Australia" virus restrictions.
The Health Sciences Authority has approved multiple applications for private hospitals or clinics to bring in the Chinese-made Sinopharm vaccine via the Special Access Route scheme.
The actor owns a luxurious holiday home in the area.
A white dusting of snow covered cars, streets and highways in the south of Brazil on Thursday.The rare strong snowfalls left many residents mesmerized by the icy snap, including truck driver Iodor Goncalves Marques:"I am 62 years old and had never seen the snow, you know? To see nature's beauty is something indescribable."More than 40 cities in the state of Rio do Sul had winter precipitation and at least 33 municipalities had snow.Many turned out in their winter gear, mobile phone in hand to document the rare weather event."It was worth it (the cold). Actually, you almost don't feel the cold because of how exciting the snow is. It is marvellous!"On Friday there were warnings of low temperatures.The polar air mass advanced toward the center-south of the global agricultural powerhouse, threatening coffee, sugarcane and orange crops with frost.There were also reports of winds reaching a top of 49mph.
The Indian state of Assam has advised its residents to avoid travelling to neighbouring Mizoram after six policemen were shot dead in a rare border clash between the two regions.
Xander Schauffele shot a sparkling eight-under 63 at the Olympic golf on Friday as he put the United States in the gold medal position before the second round was abandoned for the day due to a late threat of lightning. Schauffele is sharing the Games experience with his swing coach father Stefan, whose dreams of representing Germany in Olympic track and field were dashed nearly 40 years ago when he lost an eye in a car crash. The 27-year-old Californian made his father proud as he roared home with three consecutive birdies, rolling in a 13-foot putt on the 18th at Kasumigaseki Country Club to pip Mexico's Carlos Ortiz for the outright lead with an 11-under total of 131.
UK’s competition watchdog has said it is not concerned about SoftBank-backed Fortress Investment Group’s £6.3bn bid to take over supermarket Morrisons
One of Friday's medalists told his brother he was "prepared to crash." Then the reigning Olympic champion did. Accepting that danger is part of the job.
French carmaker Renault expects to deliver a full-year profit for 2021.That's despite a global shortage of semiconductor chips and rising raw material costs.On Friday (July 30) Renault said it expects the chip drought to lead to a production loss of 200,000 units this year. That's double its previous predictions. But the carmaker posted a half-year net profit of 420 million dollars, versus a hefty loss for the same period in 2020.And after posting a drop in car sales for five consecutive quarters, Renault's revenue for the first half rose 18.7%Last month, the French firm unveiled a more ambitious strategy for electric vehicles.It's betting on new affordable versions of its iconic small cars to catch up with Volkswagen in the fast-growing sector.CEO Luca de Meo is a former VW executive who turned the German firm's Seat brand around.He's been tasked with helping Renault after a troubled spell.De Meo's plan - which he calls a "Renaulution" - includes laying off thousands of workers and cutting the carmaker's model range.He also wants to improve cooperation on production with its alliance partners - Nissan and Mitsubishi.
Labour has challenged the government to match Wales by bringing forward the date on which fully vaccinated people in England can avoid isolation after contact with a Covid-19 case. Speaking on the matter, Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Jonathan Reynolds has said: "If Wales can do it, surely the government can say we should be able to match that in England.".
Flash flooding hit Cedar City in Utah on July 29, after a hazardous weather warning was issued for multiple counties across the state.Footage shows several inches of water covering streets and locals stacking sandbags to prevent damage.Local media reported that Cedar City Mayor Maile Wilson-Edwards requested assistance from other cities across Utah, with thousands of sandbags being given in response. Credit: @ Blaine_48 via Storyful
A torrent of water was seen flowing through the town of Miami, Arizona, on July 29, as officials issued a “flash flood emergency” for the area.The National Weather Service office in Phoenix warned of “significant flash flooding”, adding: “This is a life threatening situation. Seek higher ground immediately and do not try to cross flooded roadways.”The local branch of the Red Cross set up a shelter in the town for “residents affected by the recent flooding event.” Credit: Lupita Martinez via Storyful
The company in its production report disclosed that the fatality occurred at its 49%-owned New Clydesdale Colliery mine, but did not give details on how it happened. TerraCom added that coal sale deliveries were delayed in early July due to the political unrest in South Africa. Earlier this month, the country witnessed its worst violence in years after protests broke out after the jailing of ex-president Jacob Zuma.
Malaysians were not having it. This article, Muhyiddin/Mahiaddin ends week of political whirlwind with birthday wish to king, originally appeared on Coconuts, Asia's leading alternative media company.
Some 200 Afghans were set to begin new lives in the United States on Friday as an airlift got under way for translators and others who risk Taliban retaliation because they worked for the U.S. government during its 20-year war in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said. The operation to evacuate U.S.-affiliated Afghans and family members comes as the U.S. troop pullout nears completion and government forces struggle to repulse Taliban advances. The first planeload of some 200 evacuees were expected to be bused to Fort Lee, a U.S. military base in Virginia, for final paperwork processing and medical examinations.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 — Acer Malaysia announced a series of promotions as well as performances to celebrate Acer Day — what they call a celebration of its successes with its customers. During the...
Relaxing restrictions like mask-wearing and social distancing when most people have been vaccinated greatly increases the risk of vaccine-resistant variants of the virus that causes Covid-19, new research showed on Friday.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under pressure to bring the end of the self-isolation rule forward from 16 August.
India is emerging as a rapidly growing consumer of the Tokyo Olympic Games, with the biggest digital engagement of any country and potential for further growth, Olympic broadcasting chief Yiannis Exarchos said on Friday. While India, with its 1.35 billion population almost equalling that of China, is by no means an Olympic powerhouse on the field of play with only one medal so far in Tokyo, it leads the race in digital engagement. "India on our platform is our number one country even more than Japan," Exarchos, who heads Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) - the producers of the Games feed provided to broadcasters around the world, said in an interview with Reuters.