Tunisia orders lockdown amid ‘worst’ ever health crisis

Tunisia ordered a partial lockdown from Sunday for the week-long Eid Al-Fitr holidays, warning that any further increase in coronavirus infections could overwhelm specialist care facilities.Announcing the measure on Friday, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said Tunisia was going through “the worst health crisis in its history.”Mosques, markets and nonessential businesses will be closed... More ...

Saudi Arabia records 14 COVID-19 deaths, 997 new cases

 Saudi Arabia recorded 14 new COVID-19 related deaths on Saturday, raising the total number of fatalities to 7,059.The Ministry of Health confirmed 997 new confirmed cases reported in the Kingdom in the previous 24 hours, meaning 425,442 people have now contracted the disease. Of the total number of cases, 9,707 remain active and 1,319 in critical condition.According to the ministry, t... More ...

EU urges authorities to 'de-escalate' Jerusalem tensions

The EU is calling on the authorities to "urgently de-escalate tensions" in Jerusalem after more than 200 people were injured. Violent clashes took place on Friday between Israeli police and Palestinians at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque compound. On Saturday, the EU issued a statement calling for the authorities to "quickly calm" tensions. "Violence and incitement are unacceptable and t... More ...

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman welcomes Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan upon his arrival in Jeddah yesterday evening. Saudi Minister of Commerce and Acting Minister of Information Dr Majed Al Qasabi and other officials were also present. During his three-day visit to the kingdom, Mr Khan will perform umrah in Makkah and pilgrimage to the Prophet’s Mosque in Mad... More ...

Blinken reveals uncertainty clouding US-Iran nuclear talks

Negotiators in talks with Iran over curbs to its nuclear program do not yet know if Tehran is willing to make a deal, according to the White House’s top diplomat. “We’ve been engaged now in Vienna for some weeks with our European partners, with Russia, China, and indirectly … with Iran,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken told the BBC on Thursday. “We’... More ...

Online speech shield under fire as Trump Facebook ban stays

Lurking beneath Facebook's decision on whether to continue Donald Trump's suspension from its platform is a far more complex and consequential question: Do the protections carved out for companies when the internet was in its infancy 25 years ago make sense when some of them have become global powerhouses with almost unlimited reach?   The companies have provided a powerful megaphone for ... More ...

States scale back vaccine orders as interest in shots wanes

States asked the federal government this week to withhold staggering amounts of COVID-19 vaccine amid plummeting demand for the shots, contributing to a growing U.S. stockpile of doses. From South Carolina to Washington, states are requesting the Biden administration send them only a fraction of what’s been allocated to them. The turned-down vaccines amount to hundreds of thousands of dos... More ...

US job growth slows sharply in sign of hiring struggles

The recovery of America’s job market hit a pause last month as many businesses — from restaurants and hotels to factories and construction companies — struggled to find enough workers to catch up with a rapidly strengthening economic rebound. Employers added just 266,000 jobs in April, sharply lower than in March and far fewer than economists had expected. With viral... More ...

Weak laws let child marriage ‘thrive’ in UK: Rights groups

A legal loophole that allows children aged 16 and 17 in England and Wales to marry with parental consent is being exploited to coerce children into marriages they do not want, rights campaigners have warned. Some 20 organizations have signed a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling for the forced marriage law to be strengthened to protect children. They say there is no legal provision ... More ...

Virgo Horoscope today

May 5, 2021 - You might be in the midst of an exciting creative project with a partner, Virgo, and anxious to move forward so that you can present it to the public. But you might feel distracted and unable to focus on your work. Don't get too upset. These things happen. Be patient and wait until tomorrow if you have to. You will be back in the groove by then.... More ...

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Obvious Parfums Un Musc:

Perfumes that depend on the raw musk scent without adding any other combinations to it are flourishing recently and we have seen a lot of these men's fragrances from various companies and now Obvious Parfums is presenting its version of this perfume. The fragrance was launched last fall season - last year - with another group of focused perfumes that depend on only one scent without distracting... More ...

Yoga exercises .. its benefits during pregnancy and controls for practicing it

It is no secret to anyone that the health benefits of exercise provide for the body, so doctors always recommend exercising, especially pregnant women. The practice of yoga is the most appropriate sport during pregnancy, because of its great benefits for pregnant mothers as it helps them to enjoy good health during this difficult period, and it also plays a role in facilitating the birth proces... More ...

Piers Morgan attacks Meghan Markle’s new children’s book as ‘ludicrously inappropriate’

Piers Morgan has taken aim once more at Meghan Markle, this time decrying the Duchess of Sussex for writing children’s book “The Bench,” which was inspired by her husband Prince Harry’s relationship with their son Archie. Set to be published in June, the book began as a poem that Meghan wrote for Harry on the first Father’s Day following Archie’s birth. The p... More ...

Global health allows the use of the Chinese vaccine against Corona

In conjunction with the outbreak of the new Corona virus, and the start of vaccination against the epidemic, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, announced the inclusion of the Chinese vaccine, Sinopharma, on the list of emergency use. Apart from information on efficacy, Sinopharma has not published many public data on its two vaccines, one develope... More ...

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut tests positive for Covid-19

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut took to Instagram on Saturday to reveal to her fans that she has tested positive for the coronavirus. She said symptoms include feeling weak and tired and having a burning sensation in her eyes. The Once Upon a Time in Mumbai star had planned to travel to the northern state of Himachal Pradesh and took a Covid-19 test in preparatio... More ...

Frustration for Lionel Messi and Barcelona after goalless draw with Atletico Madrid

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid knew victory could fire them towards the La Liga title but Saturday's 0-0 draw at Camp Nou instead handed Real Madrid the chance to take pole position. Four wins from their last four games will now be enough for Zinedine Zidane's side to retain their La Liga crown, with a crunch game at home to fourth-placed Sevilla up first on Sunday.   The first part of a ... More ...

Nepal's Kami Rita Sherpa ascents Mt Everest for record 25th time

Here is some good news in the middle of the pandemic. Nepal's illustrious climber Kami Rita Sherpa ascended the Mount Everest for a record 25th time on Friday, the country's Ministry of Tourism l announced. With the weather around Mt Everest turning favourable for the climbers, a small window for climbing the world's tallest peak was opened on Friday. The first team of climbers reached the to... More ...


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