China’s Xi says ‘happiness’ in Xinjiang on the rise, will keep teaching ‘correct’ outlook
Chinese President Xi Jinping said levels of happiness among all ethnic groups in the western region of Xinjiang are rising and that China plans to keep teaching its residents a “correct” outlook on China, Xinhua news agency reported late on Saturday.
UK says test result issue on England’s COVID-19 app resolved
September 27, 2020LONDON (Reuters) – An issue with England’s COVID-19 smartphone app, launched to curb the spread of the virus, which meant it could not accept around a third of test results has been resolved, the government said on Sunday.
Unifor local leadership approves tentative deal with Ford in Canada
Local union leadership in Canada across all Ford Motor Co locals in both trades and production approved the tentative deal reached between Unifor and the company, the union said http://newsfile.refinitiv.com/getnewsfile/v1/story?guid=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20200927...
Belarusian Law Enforcement Fire Tear Gas to Disperse Protesters in Gomel City, Police Say
MINSK (Sputnik) - Law enforcement officers in the southeastern Belarusian city of Gomel used tear gas against protesters on Sunday, the local police department said.
President Kovind gives his assent for three farm bills passed by Parliament
This, even as farmers and opposition parties are protesting against the bills
Dutch corona cases reach daily record of 2,995 - health authorities
The number of new coronavirus infections in the Netherlands hit a daily record of 2,995 on Sunday, data released by health authorities showed.
'Multiple dangers': Lebanese patriarch warns of crisis without a government
BEIRUT - Lebanon's top Christian cleric said on Sunday the nation faced "multiple dangers" that would be hard to weather without a government, speaking a day after the prime minister-designate quit following his failed bid to form a cabinet. Mustapha Adib stepped down on Saturday after hitting a roadblock over how to make appointments in the sectarian system, striking a blow to a French
In Brazil’s Amazon a COVID-19 resurgence dashes herd immunity hopes
The largest city in Brazil’s Amazon has closed bars and river beaches to contain a fresh surge of coronavirus cases, a trend that may dash theories that Manaus was one of the world’s first places to reach collective, or herd, immunity. When a large portion of a community becomes immune to a disease, its spread becomes unlikely.
Qatar Airways reports $1.92 billion loss amid coronavirus crisis
Qatar Airways reported a loss of 7 billion riyals ($1.92 billion) on Sunday for the year ending March 31, as the coronavirus crisis hurt the aviation industry around the world.
In Paris, a fashion eco-system on edge as shows disappear
By Sarah White and Michaela Cabrera PARIS - When Swedish fashion brand Acne Studios last hosted a catwalk show in Paris in January, it ordered dozens of vegan-friendly rice bowls from cafe owner and caterer Pearlyn Lee for models and crew to pick on backstage. Those types of orders have all but dried up since the pandemic forced most luxury labels to cancel parties and presentations.