Progress in the fight against tobacco, but new nicotine products pose a growing threat – Global Issues

The President of the Economic and Social Council calls for

Compared to 2007, more than four times as many people – some 5.3 billion – are now covered by at least one WHO-recommended tobacco control measure. these six MPOWER measures are: Tobacco monitoring and preventive measures Protecting people from tobacco smoke; offer help to quit Warning about the dangers of tobacco Enforce advertising ban Promotion … Read more

Beijing crackdown causes record decline in US-listed Chinese stocks | Business and economic news

Beijing crackdown causes record decline in US listed Chinese stocks

The Nasdaq Golden Dragon China Index, which tracks 98 of the largest Chinese companies in the United States, is down about 20 percent in the past three trading days, its biggest drop ever. The collapse of US-listed Chinese stocks accelerated on Tuesday, capping another day of losses as investors shunned assets amid a wide-ranging crackdown … Read more

A bus collides with a truck in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales

A bus collides with a truck in the Blue Mountains

Two people got trapped inside the truck. One of these was released and treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance before being taken to Nepean Hospital in serious condition. But the other remains “hardly trapped”. “A rescue plan has been put in place (for this person),” a Fire and Rescue NSW spokesperson said. The accident … Read more

69.35% of the UAE population received two doses of the “Corona” vaccine

6935 of the UAE population received two doses of the

Abu Dhabi (Etihad) The proportion of recipients of two doses of the “Covid-19” vaccine of the UAE population reached 69.35%, while the proportion of recipients of the first dose of the population reached 77.91%, according to statistics from the Ministry of Public Health and Community Protection on his Twitter site. The ministry has also provided … Read more

Abir Moussi: MP whose criticism of the Islamist Ennahda party contributed to its fall de

Abir Moussi MP whose criticism of the Islamist Ennahda party

On June 30, Tunisian MP Abir Moussi, the 46-year-old woman who heads the Free Destourian Party, was beaten in the middle of a parliamentary session by independent MP Sahbi Samara. For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app. The incident sparked outrage among Tunisians and condemnation of President Kais … Read more

UN African Union Mission in Darfur in Final Phase of Shutdown — Global Issues

The President of the Economic and Social Council calls for

Atul Khare, Deputy Secretary General for Operational Support, briefed ambassadors on progress towards the closure and final liquidation of the mission, following the end of her mandate in December last year after 13 years protecting civilians uprooted by conflict . The transfer is part of UNAMID’s inclusion process as it seeks to build the capacity … Read more

New Zealand nurses consider new offer after strike over wages, hours | health news

New Zealand nurses consider new offer after strike over wages

Wellington, New Zealand – In the 25 years that Lisa* has been a care assistant, the staff shortage has only gotten worse. Her typical day consists of changing a patient’s dirty linen, cleaning up their trash, escorting them to and from the bathroom, helping them with their exercises, and feeding, walking and washing them. “You … Read more

Protests in Iran gain momentum despite deadly crackdown

Protests in Iran gain momentum despite deadly crackdown

On their 12th day, the demonstrations that initially began in Iran’s oil-rich but underdeveloped province of Khuzestan drew growing solidarity from across the country. Videos are gone viral of demonstrations in Tehran, Karaj, Kermanshah, Isfahan and Bushehr, where protesters chant slogans against Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, calling for an end to the ruling … Read more