European Commissioner: EU vaccine passport to be ready by June 1

European Commissioner: EU vaccine passport to be ready by June 1

To open up EU countries to travel amid the coronavirus pandemic, the European Commission is expected to present a proposal for a vaccine certificate on Wednesday.

Oslo introduces toughest virus measures yet as ‘third wave’ arrives

Oslo introduces toughest virus measures yet as ‘third wave’ arrives

The Norwegian capital Oslo has introduced its strictest measures yet to contain the spread of the coronavirus after a spike in new infections.

Turkey, Cambodia called on to implement UN body decision on expelled educator

Turkey, Cambodia called on to implement UN body decision on expelled educator

The New York-based Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) has called on the governments of Turkey and Cambodia to implement a decision against the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Republic of Turkey made by the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary...

US Senate confirms Haaland as first Native American cabinet member

US Senate confirms Haaland as first Native American cabinet member

The US Senate on Monday confirmed Deb Haaland as the new head of the Department of Interior, making the congresswoman the first Native American to hold a national cabinet post.

Six EU countries want ‘correction mechanism’ for vaccine distribution

Six EU countries want ‘correction mechanism’ for vaccine distribution

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and the leaders of five other Central and Eastern European countries called for the European Union to establish a “correction mechanism” to remedy issues of unequal vaccine distribution in the bloc.

Northern China hit by strongest sandstorm in a decade

Northern China hit by strongest sandstorm in a decade

The strongest sandstorm in ten years has swept across northern China on Monday. The authorities in Beijing issued a “yellow alert” and warned of severely restricted visibility.

Australian former finance minister Cormann to be next OECD leader

Australian former finance minister Cormann to be next OECD leader

Mathias Cormann, a former finance minister of Australia, has been confirmed as the next secretary general of the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD) and will lead the organization with 37 member countries starting from June 1.

UN chief: Global vaccine drive ‘greatest moral test of our times’

UN chief: Global vaccine drive ‘greatest moral test of our times’

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres hit out at “vaccine nationalism and vaccine hoarding” by wealthier countries in a statement on Thursday, one year after the coronavirus pandemic was declared.

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