Top 10 global news: Ship laden with fuel sinks off Tunisian coast, Russia bans British Prime Minister Johnson from entering, and more
In what could turn into an “environmental disaster”, a ship loaded with fuel sank on Saturday off the coast of Tunisia. Russia has announced an entry ban on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other senior British officials.
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750-tonne diesel ship sinks off Tunisia, official says
The ship, which was transporting diesel from Egypt to Malta, had encountered difficulties near the Tunisian coast.
Russia announces entry ban for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement: “This step was taken in response to London’s unbridled information and political campaign aimed at isolating Russia internationally, creating conditions to restrict our country and strangle the ‘national economy’.
Sinopharm and Sinovac Vaccine Candidates for Omicron Variant Obtain Clinical Trial Clearance
During the trial, the researchers found that the efficacy of the third dose of the SARS-CoV-2-mRNA vaccine declines rapidly during the period when Omicron is predominant.
Climate change protesters block Paris Square to denounce election candidates
The main square in central Paris has been forcibly closed due to protests by climate change activists. The protests were against environmental programs proposed by the remaining French presidential candidates.
Tormenting: Over the Easter long weekend, air travelers reach their destination in Australia without luggage
Imagine the trauma when you reach your destination on a flight during a festive period and learn that your luggage cannot be found. And airline officials tell you it will arrive in the “next few days”.
China begins sending its most advanced fighter jet to patrol disputed seas
China’s most powerful and advanced stealth fighter jet, the J-20, has begun patrolling disputed areas in the East and South China Seas, according to a Chinese state media report.
Sri Lanka stops trading stocks after interest rate hike
Colombo Stock Exchange officials expressed concern about the “ability to run an orderly and fair market”.
Former Prime Minister Imran Khan asks Pakistanis living abroad to donate for his campaign against ‘imported’ government
Former Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday (April 16th) asked Pakistanis living abroad to donate for his campaign against “imported government”.
Kamala Harris, her husband earned twice as much as Bidens last year
US Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff together earned more than double that of US President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden in 2021, we have learned.
Why do US states ban sport for transgender women?
Conservative lawmakers passed a slew of bills aimed at transgender youth this year, including measures that ban classroom discussions about gender identity, block access to health care to help young people transition and limit sport participation.