Fuel shortage United Kingdom

Fights, nerves and long queues for fuel at British gas stations

The fuel crisis in the UK has heightened scenes of tension among drivers waiting in long queues at petrol stations for fuel amid growing shortages. This Tuesday saw lines of cars waiting their turn...
Supermarket empty shelves

UK supply crisis due to shortage of truck drivers

The prolonged shortage of truck drivers in the UK is causing more headaches for businesses and consumers. Executives at Tesco, Britain's largest supermarket chain, have told the government they are concerned about hoarder shopping...
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Fighters, submarines and long-range missiles: this is how Asian countries are rearming

Analysts warn that Asia could be sliding into an accelerated arms race as countries react to China's military expansionism. Here is a list of defence systems that several Asian countries are looking to acquire. Australia Australia...

France suspends 3,000 health workers for refusing to receive Covid vaccine

Some 3,000 unvaccinated French healthcare workers were suspended from their jobs on Wednesday on the first day of mandatory COVID-19 immunisation for these groups, health minister Olivier Véran announced on Thursday. In an interview with...
Hurricane Nicholas

Nicholas becomes hurricane as it nears landfall in Texas

The storm 'Nicholas' has become a category one hurricane on Monday night as it approaches landfall in the state of Texas, according to the US National Hurricane Centre. Nicholas was upgraded to a hurricane at...
Ta Jiang

Taiwan unveils “carrier killer”, its new warship to confront China

Taiwan's president on Thursday oversaw the commissioning of a new domestically-built naval warship as part of the island's plan to boost local defence capabilities amid rising tensions with China. President Tsai Ing-wen spoke at...
Coup d'etat Guinea Conakry

What is happening in Guinea-Conakry?

President Alpha Condé was arrested and overthrown on Sunday by a group of soldiers led by Lieutenant Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, head of the Special Forces of Guinea-Conakry. The rebels declared the dissolution of the constitution...

Delta variant hits Israel: why are infections on the rise despite mass vaccination?

Israel has again recorded another new record number of Covid-19 infections, a total of 11,365 as of midnight Thursday, as it ramps up its vaccination campaign with the third dose already given to nearly...
islamist terrorist in Auckland

Islamist shot dead by police after stabbing six people

The attacker had come to New Zealand from Sri Lanka. According to police, he was a supporter of the Islamic State terrorist group. The attack, described as "terrorist" by the New Zealand authorities, took place...
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Denmark, the first European country to lift all anti-covid restrictions

Denmark, the first country to introduce the covid passport six months ago, abolished the requirement in most public places on 1 September, just days before it lifts all restrictions. The move comes despite fears of...
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