International current affairs- March 9, 2021

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International current affairs- March 9, 2021

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1- The first western nation Italy has witnessed coronavirus deaths of 100,000.

2- The German federal government has started easing Covid lockdown after more than two months of lockdown.

3- According to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University, US Covid cases have surpassed 29 million.

4-Global Covid-19 caseload has topped 117 mn, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

5-The Canadian government has designated March 11 as National Day of observance for Covid deaths.

6-The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) unveiled guidance for fully vaccinated people.

7-UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned attacks in Yemen, Saudi.

Antonio Guterres
Antonio Guterres

8-Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Canada’s tourism economy suffered unprecedented losses in 2020.

9-The latest data published UN Women stated that women’s leadership is under threat by pandemic.

10- According to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, the European Union (EU) will get 100mn vaxine doses per month from April.

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11-UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the higher risk of coronavirus transmission is inevitable.

Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson

12-Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and First Lady Asma al-Assad tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

13-Israel has lifted ban on entry of foreign nationals.

14- Nepal’s ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) splits into 2.

15-The newly-elected Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has urged Parliament to approve new government.

16- The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said pandemic threatens female refugees livelihoods.

17-Iraq has extended curfew for 2 weeks due to the increase in coronavirus cases.

18-Pak Army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad discussed Afghan peace.

19-A UN mission has said that it will provide international support for Sudan during transitional phase.

20- According to the Unicef new analysis, 10mn more child marriages may occur before decade end.

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21-Venezuelans in US has been granted temporary protected status for a period of for 18 months until September 2022.

22-US President Joe Biden signed two executive orders on gender equity.

23-The Australian state of Tasmania rejectED plan to quarantine international students.

24-The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced apprenticeship funding.

25-Former US First Lady Michelle Obama to be inducted into the National Womens Hall of Fame in October.

Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama

26-The Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Assembly has passed resolution for interim provincial status.

27- Indian NGO ‘National Campaign Against Torture’ (NCAT) has moved the National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) to help shelter Myanmarese refugees.

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