International current affairs- March 2, 2021

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International current affairs- March 2, 2021

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1- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres asked for donations for war-torn Yemen.

 Antonio Guterres
Antonio Guterres

2-The European Union (EU) and China will work together on promoting and protecting the specific agri-food products.

3-Iran has warned of 4th wave of Covid-19 after witnessing more than 100 deaths in 24 hours.

4-1st Covid-19 vaccination begins in Africa’s Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire: WHO

5-The United States rolled out Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine to states.

6-Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has thanked China for donating the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine, CoronaVac.

7- Former FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu was arrested as part of an investigation into a corruption scandal.

8-Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari has called House session on March 7 on the recommendation of the government led by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

9- Three new cases of the Ebola virus confirmed in Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) North Kivu province.

10- The Finnish government has declared a state of emergency due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

11- Japan has received the third batch of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.

12-Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy has received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in Hyderabad.

13- The National Association of Software and Service Companies (Nasscom) and Microsoft together launched a new AI Gamechangers programme.

14-Bank of Ireland to close 103 branches in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

15- Armenian Prime Minister is Nikol Pashinyan.

16- US President Joe Biden has appointed Indian-American Maju Varghese as the Director of WH Military Office.

Joe Biden
Joe Biden

17-Germany has urged to be carbon-neutral by 2040.

18- Mount Sinabung situated on the Indonesian island of Sumatra erupted again.

19-Pakistan has issued fresh travel advisory under which the categorised country list about inbound travel has been amended.

20-A landmine blast claimed the lives of two children in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

21-Miguel Cardona, a school teacher has been confirmed as the country’s new Secretary of Education.

22-Former US President Donald Trump has received Covid vax before leaving the White House.

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

23-The Pakistan government has planns to develop a oil city in Gwadar district in Balochistan province.

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