Day: June 18, 2021

Italy imposes five-day quarantine on travellers from Britain

Published by DPA Travellers entering Italy from Britain must quarantine for five days and are required to take a coronavirus test starting from Monday, Health Minister Roberto Speranza announced in Rome. The measures announced on Friday are intended to keep the more contagious delta variant of the coronavirus, which is currently spreading rapidly in Britain,

Read More »

United Nations calls for halt of weapons to Myanmar

Published by Reuters By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) -The United Nations General Assembly on Friday called for a stop to the flow of arms to Myanmar and urged the military to respect November election results and release political detainees, including leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The General Assembly adopted a resolution with the support

Read More »

EU envoy: Ethiopian leadership vowed to ‘wipe out’ Tigrayans

Published by Al-Araby Ethiopia’s leaders in closed-door talks with a European Union special envoy earlier this year said “they are going to wipe out the Tigrayans for 100 years,” the envoy said this week, warning that such an aim “looks for us like ethnic cleansing.” The remarks by Pekka Haavisto, Finland’s foreign minister, describing his

Read More »

Data breach reported among Carnival, Princess, Holland America cruise lines

Published by Orlando Sentinel Three cruise lines under Carnival Corp. suffered a data breach earlier this year that affected both customers and employees, according to the company. On March 19, the parent company of Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America and Princess Cruises detected unauthorized access to part of its information technology systems, according to company

Read More »

Blinken to head back to European allies after Biden trip

Published by Al-Araby US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will head back to Europe next week days after President Joe Biden’s first trip, further cultivating ties with allies France, Germany and Italy and taking up hotspots including Libya. The State Department announced Friday that the top US diplomat will spend a week in Europe that

Read More »

EU loses bid for speedier AstraZeneca vaccine deliveries

Published by Reuters By Francesco Guarascio and Alistair Smout BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) -AstraZeneca will have to deliver fewer COVID-19 vaccines to the European Union than the bloc had hoped after Brussels lost its bid to speed up deliveries on Friday, in the first of its legal actions against the drugmaker. AstraZeneca said that the EU had

Read More »

The Last Thing We Ever Do: Warrior Songs Vol. 3

Scheduled for release in August, 2021, by Warrior Songs, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping veterans heal from the harrows of war through the creative arts and music.  “The Last Thing We Ever Do” features 14 songs, created by professional songwriters, from the firsthand testimony of Vietnam veterans. Studio musicians bring these songs to life,

Read More »

The CEO Life: Stop Surviving and Start Thriving

Courage and confidence are the two cornerstones driving entrepreneurs forward when they start a new business. Success breeds more success and soon you may find yourself in the midst of an all-consuming campaign or a critical contract that can make you feel as if your business takes priority over everything else. The disrupted harmony between

Read More »