July 31, 2021
Middle East

Israeli army kills Palestinian boy in West Bank: Ministry

aljazeera– A Palestinian boy wounded by Israeli army fire in the occupied West Bank has died from his injuries, the Palestinian health ministry has said. Mohammed al-Alami, 12, died in the town of Beit Omar, to the northwest of Hebron, after he was shot in the chest while travelling in a
Sports

Raphael Varane: Does defender mean Man Utd are Premier League title contenders?

bbc– Raphael Varane has been described as being a “Rolls-Royce” and “an absolute bargain” after his £34m move from Real Madrid to Manchester United was agreed. He will join fellow new arrivals Jadon Sancho, signed from Borussia Dortmund for £73m, and free transfer Tom Heaton at Old Trafford as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer builds a squad […]
Africa News

As the virus spreads, hospitals in Senegal’s capital are overwhelmed

africanews– Until now relatively spared by the coronavirus epidemic, Senegal is now facing an explosion of Covid-19 cases due to the spread of the Delta variant. In Dakar, the health system is under great pressure as hospital beds dedicated to Covid patients are full and health personnel are “on the verge of breaking down”. The […]
Europe

Strength of the Union! SNP hopes for independence dashed by Rishi Sunak

express– Ahead of a visit to Scotland, the Chancellor hailed Scotland’s “innovation and ingenuity” as part of the United Kingdom. During the visit to Glasgow and Edinburgh, the Chancellor will highlight the “plan for jobs” scheme, which he said has supported one in three jobs in Scotland and tens of thousands of Scottish businesses. But
Europe

New French Vaccination Drive Sees Jabs By The Beach

republicworld– France has begun a new push to vaccinate its citizens amid government plans to stop people using restaurants and public transport unless they have a pass showing they’re protected against COVID-19. Demand for vaccinations has risen since President Emmanuel Macron’s announcement that from next month, people will need special COVID passes to
Africa News

Burundi suspends rare-earth mining in row over riches

africanews– Burundi’s government said it had suspended the operations of several international mining companies, complaining it was not getting its fair share of income from the country’s mineral wealth. One of those targeted runs the Gakara project, one of the world’s richest deposits of rare earths, which are key components in many hi-tech