Belarus approves a change in their constitution revoking their nuclear status – Russian nuclear weapons might now be deployed.
Image Credit: Reuters The Belarusian government said that the referendum to revoke its non-nuclear status has passed with around 65% in favour. This means that Russian nuclear weapons can be […]
Iran sentences rights activist and journalist to 30 months jail and flogging.
Image Credit: AP The Iranian government has sentenced Narges Mohammadi to 30 months jail and 80 lashes. The rights activist, journalist and mother of two was just released from jail […]
United States to send 4 million doses to Mexico and Canada.
Image Credit: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The White House announced that 4 million unused doses of the COVID-19 vaccine made by AstraZeneca will be sent to Mexico and Canada. The plan which […]
European Union secures 4 million doses of Pfizer/BioNtech.
Image Credit: Olivier Matthys/AFP via Getty Images. On Wednesday, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced that they managed to secure four million doses of the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine, which […]
Italian Prime Minister resigns.
Image Credit: AP The Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is set to resign on Tuesday, amid a surge in COVID-19 cases and a recession. The Italian Prime Minister’s resignation is […]
United Arab Emirates and Cyprus sign their first military cooperation agreement.
Image Credit: Iakovos Hatzistavrou/AFP via Getty Images On Tuesday, United Arab Emirates and Cyprus signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen cooperation on the defence and military levels. The United […]
France receives the first batch of the coronavirus vaccine.
Image Credit: Stephane De Sakutin/AFP On Saturday, France received the first batch of the coronavirus vaccine manufactured by Pfizer/BioNTech. The vaccine was brought in by a refrigerated truck, which contained […]
United Kingdom will deploy four navy warships.
Image Credit: Daily Mirror The Prime Minister of United Kingdom has put four naval warships on standby in case UK leaves the EU trade bloc without a trade agreement. The […]
EU lawmakers and France to impose sanctions on Turkey next month.
Image Credit: dw.com The European Parliament voted for a new resolution that would impose sanctions on Turkey, over its illegal exploration of natural gas near Greece and the Turkish President […]