February 26, 2021
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Boris Johnson says he wants this lockdown ‘to be the last’

independent– Boris Johnson has said he wants the current nationwide coronavirus lockdown “to be the last”. But he almost immediately added that he could give no guarantee that he would not have to introduce restrictions for a fourth time, as ministers battle the coronavirus global

Rafael Nadal uses own injury experience to warn Novak Djokovic at Australian Open

express– Rafael Nadal has appeared to warn Novak Djokovic over playing through the pain barrier at the Australian Open. Both Nadal and Djokovic have struggled with injury during the tournament in Melbourne. The Spaniard has a back problem and the Serbian an abdominal issue. Nadal beat Fabio Fognini in straight sets on Monday to reach the quarter-final stage.

Soldiers shoot live rounds at protesters in Myanmar crisis

independent.ie– A woman was fighting for her life last night after security forces in Myanmar fired live rounds at protesters opposed to last week’s military coup. The activist was taking part in a demonstration in Naypyitaw, the capital of Myanmar, when she was shot in the head with the bullet penetrating deep into her skull […]
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Ghana Suspends Parliament Amid A Surge In COVID-19 Cases

republicworld– Ghana’s parliament has been suspended for at least three weeks following a surge in COVID-19 cases among parliament members and staff. Speaker Alban Bagbin announced the suspension late Tuesday, saying that at least 17 members of parliament and 151 staffers have tested positive for the coronavirus. He has urged lawmakers and other parliament staffers
Middle East

Gazans Hope For Vote After Years Of Hamas Rule, Isolation

republicworld– Palestinian poll workers fanned out across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, where they found voters eager to register ahead of elections that could serve as the first referendum on Hamas’ rule since the militant group seized power more than a decade ago. The outreach came a day after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party […]