Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021

COVID Restrictions

Philippines President Says Unvaccinated Citizens Will Be Shut In Their Homes

Jul 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

With a population of roughly 110 million, the Philippines is experiencing a deadly COVID-19 outbreak. Only 7 million Filipinos have been fully vaccinated, and another 11 million have received their first dose.

Australia: Lockdown Extended In Sydney Amid Fresh Covid Surge

Jul 28, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

After reporting 177 new illnesses in the previous 24-hour period on Wednesday, the state government of New South Wales declared that the city's lockdown will remain at least until August 28.

Australia: Melbourne Ends 5th Covid Lockdown

Melbourne, Australia's second-largest city, will end its fifth lockdown on Tuesday, with the Victoria state government declaring victory over a second outbreak of the highly dangerous COVID-19 delta type.


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Lava flows from a volcano as it continues to erupt on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain. Officials say a volcano erupting for the past five weeks on the Spanish island of La Palma is more active than ever. New lava...

AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti

A man who is part of a migrant caravan, sleeps on a bed of rocks on the banks of the in Huixtla River, Chiapas state, Mexico on a day of rest before continuing their trek across southern Mexico to the U.S. border.

AP Photo/Marco Ugarte

A ballboy wearing gloves to help curb the spread of the coronavirus throws the ball during the St. Petersburg Open ATP tennis tournament match between Taylor Fritz of the United States and Emil Ruusuvuori of Finland in...

AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky

Chelsea's Marcos Alonso runs for the ball during the English League Cup fourth round soccer match between Chelsea and Southampton, at Stamford Bridge Stadium in London.

AP Photo/Ian Walton

Police advance on a group of protesters on the first day of a general, nation-wide strike to protest the rise in gas prices and the policies of Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso, in Saquisili, Ecuador.

AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

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Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu