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Khashoggi fiancee calls for justice as 20 Saudi officials go on trial in Turkey

作者:admin 2020-07-04

The fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi has told a Turkish court that all avenues for justice must be explored as 20 Saudi officials went on trial in absentia over the journalist’s gruesome killing and dismemberment in Istanbul in 2018. Taking the witness sta 阅读全文

Heatwaves have become longer in most of the world since 1950s – study

作者:admin 2020-07-04

Heatwaves have increased in both length and frequency in nearly every part of the world since the 1950s, according to what is described as the first study to look at the issue at a regional level. The study found the escalation in heatwaves varied ar 阅读全文

Refugee victims of Tajoura bombing still lie in unmarked graves one year on

作者:admin 2020-07-04

One year on from the migrant detention centre bombing in Tajoura, eastern Tripoli, dozens of refugees and migrants who died have never been formally identified. At least 53 people were killed and 130 injured on the night of 2 July 2019, according to 阅读全文

Migrant farm workers ‘hid’ from coronavirus testing in Windsor-Essex: Doug Ford

作者:admin 2020-07-03

TORONTO — Migrant workers at an Ontario farm struggling with a major COVID-19 outbreak “hid” to avoid getting tested when health officials visited recently, Premier Doug Ford said Thursday, refusing to name the business.Ford said fe 阅读全文

Ontario probing 17 temp agencies after coronavirus outbreaks on farms

作者:admin 2020-07-03

The province of Ontario is investigating 17 temporary recruitment agencies, the province’s labour ministry said, after health officials warned that agencies that move workers from farm to farm could be contributing to COVID-19 outbreaks.Canadia 阅读全文

Canadian jailed in Egypt returns home, needs medical treatment: family

作者:admin 2020-07-03

Yasser Albaz, a Canadian engineer who was arrested at Cairo airport at the end of a business trip in February 2019, has been released and is back in Canada but needs medical treatment, his family said on Thursday.Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudea 阅读全文

Roll out of coronavirus contact tracing app delayed in Ontario  

作者:admin 2020-07-03

A new mobile app meant to help with contact tracing of COVID-19 cases won’t roll out across Ontario Thursday as planned.A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Health says the province is still working with the federal government and the app is expec 阅读全文

The US has the most billionaires in the world – but here's what it doesn't have

作者:admin 2020-07-03

It’s official: America has the most billionaires in the world, for yet another year. The US increased its share of billionaires by 12% in 2019 according to a report by Wealth-X, which annually takes stock on the world’s mega-rich. But while US billio 阅读全文

Sir Gus O'Donnell calls for wealth tax as part of UK's Covid-19 response

作者:admin 2020-07-03

The UK government’s response to the coronavirus and the dramatic rise in public borrowing during the crisis should include a wealth tax on the richest in society, a former head of the civil service has said. Sir Gus O’Donnell, who served as cabinet s 阅读全文

US Congress backs sanctions over China's Hong Kong security law

作者:admin 2020-07-03

The US Congress has approved a bill penalising banks doing business with Chinese officials behind a tough new security law Beijing enacted in Hong Kong this week. The bill passed the Senate by unanimous consent on Thursday, a day after the House of R 阅读全文