International current affairs- March 15, 2021
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1-British Airways will launch digital vaccine passports in time for the return of international travel in May.
2- China has strongly opposed to the Group of Seven’s (G7) smears on decision to improve Hong Kong’s electoral system.
3-At least 15 people were shot in Chicago ‘pop-up party’.
4-Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has declared March 14 as Remembrance Day for Covid deaths across the US state in the past year.
5- Chilean President Sebastian Pinera announced extension of April elections.
6-Myanmar has imposed martial law in 2 Yangon townships of the Hlaingthaya and Shwe Pyi Thar.
7-The Spanish National Police have dismantled the biggest cocaine distribution network.
8-The Iranian Civil Aviation Organization has suspended flights from Iraq over Covid strain.
9-Ecuador has extended teleworking for government employees.
10-China’s national observatory has issued yellow alert for sandstorms.
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11-Thousands of Australian women have launched a protest against misogyny in the federal Parliament.
12-South Korea has been aiming to inoculate 12mn people by June.
13-Nancy Pelosi is the Speaker of the US House of Representatives.
14-Health Minister Rudolf Anschober said that Australia has been seeing the beginning of Covid-19 third wave.
15-The European Union (EU) launched a formal legal action against Britain for breaching Northern Ireland Protocol.
16- France and Germany decided to suspend the use of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine.