Tag: World

UAE says it intercepted, destroyed 3 drones entering its airspace

The United Arab Emirates has faced several attacks in the past few weeks. (Representative) Dubai: The country’s defense ministry said the United Arab Emirates intercepted and destroyed three drones entering the Gulf country’s airspace in uninhabited areas early Wednesday. The Gulf state has faced several attacks over the past few weeks, including a missile attack […]

China is not named in Japan’s proposal on “human rights”. but it does

Sino-Japan Relations: The Parliament of Japan passed a resolution on the “serious state of human rights”. Tokyo: Japan’s parliament on Tuesday passed a resolution on the “grave human rights situation” in China, and called on Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s government to take steps to relieve the situation, as the Beijing Winter Olympics are just days […]

Huge amount of Kovid hospital waste is a threat to health, environment: World Health Organization

The WHO mentions some 140 million test kits could generate 2,600 tonnes of mostly plastic waste. Geneva: The COVID-19 pandemic has created thousands of tonnes of medical waste from discarded syringes, used test kits and old vaccine bottles, a World Health Organization report said on Tuesday. The environment is at risk. The report said the […]