Road rage: Two men attacked in Mumbai

Sion police are on the lookout for three unidentified men who allegedly attacked a duo with a broken beer bottle during a road rage incident, early on Sunday. According to police, the victim, identified as Nitin Munendrakumar Saroj, 22, and his friend Raja Saroj, 22, were travelling by a two-wheeler to drop off their friend Santosh to Mankhurd at midnight on Sunday, when the incident took place. Police said that as the duo was on the Dr BA Road in Sion, a scooter with three people on it overtook them from the wrong side. The Saroj told police that they … Continue reading Road rage: Two men attacked in Mumbai

Chinese citizen journalist jailed for four years for Wuhan virus reporting

A Chinese citizen journalist was jailed for four years for her livestream reporting from Wuhan as the Covid-19 outbreak unfurled, her lawyer said Monday, almost a year after details of an “unknown viral pneumonia” surfaced in the central China city. Zhang Zhan, a former lawyer, was sentenced at a brief hearing in a Shanghai court for allegedly “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” for her reporting in the chaotic initial stages of the outbreak. Her live reports and essays were widely shared on social media platforms in February, grabbing the attention of authorities, who have punished eight virus whistleblowers so far … Continue reading Chinese citizen journalist jailed for four years for Wuhan virus reporting

Saudi Arabia announces major reforms for its migrant workers

In observance of the International Migrants Day, Dec 18 On this day 30 years ago the United Nation’s General Assembly adopted the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families. Since then, we celebrate this day as International Migrants Day. The primary objective of the convention is to foster the rights of international migrants. Let us take this anniversary as an opportunity to reflect on the advancement of rights for migrants in one of the main migrant-receiving regions in the world, namely the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. The GCC countries—Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, … Continue reading Saudi Arabia announces major reforms for its migrant workers

Pope Francis appoints first African American cardinal

Click the bell icon to enable notificationsWeb Push SendPulseSunday, November 29, 2020 ARGENTINA ECONOMY LATIN AMERICA WORLD CULTURE SPORTS OPINION TOPICS  ABORTION  ARGENTINA ABLAZE  ‘WEALTH TAX’  EU-MERCOSUR  ARGENTINA’S AFRICAN ROOTS WORLD | TODAY 08:56 Pope Francis appoints first African American cardinal Pope … Continue reading Pope Francis appoints first African American cardinal

Drama as man wakes up in mortuary in pain when morgue worker cut open his leg while preparing to embalm him after he was declared dead

A man in Kenya who was allegedly declared dead by doctors came back to life three hours later while workers at a morgue were preparing to embalm him. 32-year-old Peter Kigen was presumed dead on Tuesday, November 24, after he collapsed … Continue reading Drama as man wakes up in mortuary in pain when morgue worker cut open his leg while preparing to embalm him after he was declared dead

Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc Christian Kabore re-elected

Roch Marc Christian Kabore will serve another five years as Burkina Faso’s president after being declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election.  According to provisional results announced by the National Independent Electoral Commission, Kabore won with nearly 58 percent of … Continue reading Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc Christian Kabore re-elected

Fast food delivery driver, 52, found guilty of raping a woman he lured into his car before carrying out the horrific attack

A takeaway delivery driver in the UK has been found guilty of raping a woman he lured into his car before carrying out the horrific attack. 52-year-old Naiem Malik Suleman offered the 22-year-old woman a lift in his car after … Continue reading Fast food delivery driver, 52, found guilty of raping a woman he lured into his car before carrying out the horrific attack

Saudi Arabia: 5 illegal expats arrested for dealing in fake sterilisers

 Saudi police said they have arrested five illegal expatriates for dealing in bogus sterilisers and detergents. The five, found to be violators of the kingdom’s labour and residency regulations, are Pakistani and Bangladeshi nationals, spokesman for the Mecca region police Major Mohammed Al Ghamdi said. They were involved in bottling chemical substances of unknown origin using fake trademarks, he added. 2,256 packets were found in the suspects ‘possession before distribution inside a warehouse they ran in Jeddah, the official said. They are being kept in custody pending the completion of legal procedures to refer them to public prosecution. Continue reading Saudi Arabia: 5 illegal expats arrested for dealing in fake sterilisers

Saudi Arabia issues guidelines for travellers from Pakistan, other countries

The Saudi Arabian aviation authority on Friday issued fresh guidelines for passengers from Pakistan and other countries during the coronavirus pandemic after announcing plans for gradually lifting travel restrictions. General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) stated in its circular sent … Continue reading Saudi Arabia issues guidelines for travellers from Pakistan, other countries

Brits who refuse to self-isolate face higher fines from today as emergency laws kick in

New self-isolation penalties come into force today, as the coronavirus infection rate continues to surge in England. Those who test positive now face a £10,000 fine if they fail to self-isolate or refuse to cooperate with track and trace guidelines. … Continue reading Brits who refuse to self-isolate face higher fines from today as emergency laws kick in

SAUDI: GACA passenger guide updated following international travel for exceptional categories allowed

The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) announced that it has updated its traveler’s guide, after the issuance of the approval by the competent authorities in the Kingdom to allow international travel for exceptional categories, which was in line with … Continue reading SAUDI: GACA passenger guide updated following international travel for exceptional categories allowed

Saudi Arabia arrests nine expats for illegally transferring money abroad

Saudi Arabia has arrested nine expatriates for illegally transferring money abroad, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday citing a Riyadh police spokesman. The transfers were reportedly made using individual business bank accounts registered under the names of Saudi … Continue reading Saudi Arabia arrests nine expats for illegally transferring money abroad

China Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine starts phase-3 clinical trials in Argentina

A Chinese inactivated COVID-19 vaccine has received approval for phase-3 clinical trials in Argentina on Friday, according to the vaccine developer China National Biotec Group (CNBG) affiliated to Sinopharm. CNBG will work with Elea Phoenix Laboratory of Argentina in terms … Continue reading China Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine starts phase-3 clinical trials in Argentina

Australia orders 25 million doses of Oxford University coronavirus vaccine

Australia has ordered 25 million doses of Oxford University’s coronavirusvaccine. Prime minister Scott Morrison said he would make the vaccine “as mandatory as you can” before heading off on a tour of AstraZeneca’s lab in Sydney. Pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca is working in … Continue reading Australia orders 25 million doses of Oxford University coronavirus vaccine

Saudi Arabia announces death of Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Saud

Saudi Arabia has announced the death of Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Saud, state news agency SPA reported.The Royal Court said funeral prayers will be held on Saturday in the Kingdom’s capital, Riyadh. Continue reading Saudi Arabia announces death of Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Saud

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Afghanistan frees dozens more “dangerous” Taliban prisoners in the name of peace

The Afghan government released dozens more Taliban prisoners on Thursday, beginning the final phase of a detainee swap agreed in a deal between the U.S. and the insurgent group. Officials said 80 men were allowed to walk out of prison this week. … Continue reading Afghanistan frees dozens more “dangerous” Taliban prisoners in the name of peace

Three Dead as Violence Grips India’s Bengaluru Over ‘Derogatory’ Facebook Post on Prophet Mohammad

New Delhi (Sputnik): Angry crowds went on a rampage in the Kaval Byrasandra area of Bengaluru over a Facebook post, allegedly shared by P. Naveen, nephew of Akhanda Srinivasa Murthy, a Congress legislator from the Pulakeshinagar area. Violence engulfed parts … Continue reading Three Dead as Violence Grips India’s Bengaluru Over ‘Derogatory’ Facebook Post on Prophet Mohammad

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Russia: Putin says world’s first Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for use

Russia has announced the world’s first vaccine for Covid-19 amid concerns it may not have fully tested its product. Vladimir Putin announced regulatory approval for a test vaccine produced by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute after shortened trials. According to him, “testing has demonstrated … Continue reading Russia: Putin says world’s first Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for use