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No more than 10,000 spectators are allowed to the Tokyo Olympics

Spectators will still be allowed to the stands during this year's Tokyo Olympics. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has issued a statement to this effect in cooperation with the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee and other organisations involved in the preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games....

Ireland calls for compromise on flat corporate tax

Ireland, where Apple and Google have their European offices, has called for a compromise on a flat tax rate for international corporations. Ireland has called for a compromise on a flat tax rate for international corporations, Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told CNBC.  Earlier in June, the...

Delta Variant Of Coronavirus Becoming Dominant Variant Globally, Says WHO

According to the World Health Organization’s chief scientist, the delta variant of the novel coronavirus which was first detected in India and is highly contagious is turning out to be the dominant strain of the disease globally.   Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, the WHO’s chief scientist, said...

Philips recalls 4 million ventilators due to cancer risk

Philips, a Dutch company, has announced a recall of a number of its breathing devices, ventilators and sleep apnoea (temporary respiratory arrest) machines. This is due to "identified potential health risks" from their use. According to the manufacturer, the foam used to make the machines quieter...

Global investors call on G7 countries to become greener

The world's largest investment companies have written to their leaders to accelerate reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Higher commitments would also make national economies more attractive for investment, they said. Nearly half a hundred investors, who together control $41 trillion in assets,...

Thousands of people take to the streets in Greece to protest against possible four-day workweek

Greece's major trade unions went on strike, leading to a halt in public transport. The reason was the forthcoming labour reform to move to a flexible schedule with a four-day working week and the possibility to work more than eight hours a day. In Greece, thousands of people took to the streets...

El Salvador becomes the first country in the world to recognise bitcoin as national currency

El Salvador's congress overwhelmingly approved a bill introduced by the president to recognise bitcoin as an official currency. The small Central American country thus became the first in the world to take this step. The 39-year-old president of El Salvador believes the adoption of Bitcoin as a...

Japan Likely To Hold Olympics With Only Local Spectators: Reports

Japan is planning to hold the Tokyo Olympics with only domestic spectators despite the Covid-19 pandemic, according to media reports. The organizers are also planning to closely monitor the movements of members of the foreign media at the Games to prevent spreading of the pandemic.  ...

Johnson calls on G7 leaders to vaccinate the world by the end of 2022

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has decided to call on G7 leaders - Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States - to vaccinate the entire world against the coronavirus by the end of 2022. "I call on my fellow G7 leaders to join us in ending this terrible pandemic and publicly pledge...

Belarus Gets Restricted Access In NATO Headquarter

Earlier there was a proposal of suspending Belarus’ “bilateral NATO cooperation”’ Minsk had to carry out an emergency landing of a passenger plane, following which the latter’s “Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg” informed that Belarusians will have restricted access at NATO’s headquarters.  ...
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