Besides Morocco, Bahrain and Oman have also been touted as nations that could follow the UAE in establishing relations with Israel. As part of the US -brokered deal, Israel agreed to temporarily put off the annexation of occupied land sought by the Palestinians for their future state.
With Friday's announcement, the pioneering initiative to launch an electronic payment system will cover 28 provinces and cities, including Beijing and Shanghai, as well as the neighboring cities of Hong Kong and Macau. Earlier this week, ten high-profile democracy activists were arrested under the new security law. The national security law has drawn criticism from the administration of U.S.
Francis Collins said Thursday. Deciding which groups will be targeted first for a vaccine still in development is "not an easy question to ask or answer", he said. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Tuesday that the country had approved a COVID-19 vaccine named "Sputnik V". According to state media reports, Vietnam is aiming to have its own COVID-19 vaccine ready for human trials at the end of 2020 and ready for general use by October 2021.
Paris has stepped up its probe by handing it to investigating magistrates, according to prosecution sources. But if it turns out to be an act of sabotage by Israel then it would "pay an equal price", Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised address.
Bloomfield said he expected that sooner or later the new cases would be linked to somebody who had arrived in the country with an infection or a worker at a quarantine facility, airport or maritime port. But we will need a vast majority vaccinated fast once a reliable jab is available. "It is simply unsustainable to expect there to be a fair and just election at a time when opposition parties are not free to campaign", she said.
MS Dhoni retired from global cricket earlier in the day. Interestingly, the background score in his Instagram video was that of the popular Hindi song: Mein pal do pal ka shayar hoon. Dhoni, who led India to victory in three ICC events - in the 2007 World T20, 2011 World Cup as well as the 2013 Champions Trophy - in addition to captaining the team to the No 1 position in Tests, made the announcement on his official Instagram account.