Posts Tagged ‘lifts’

Strikes Across The UK As Regulator Lifts Energy Price Cap By 80%

A new wave of strikes are underway across the UK. From postal workers to barristers, organised labour is turning out on picket lines against the backdrop of looming energy cost hikes. Workers across the UK are fighting back by withdrawing labour, sharing their experiences and, on one occasion, surfing around ports at high speed! The […]

Turkey Lifts Its Objections To Sweden, Finland Joining NATO

NATO leaders are meeting in Madrid amid what Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg calls “the most serious security crisis we have faced since the Second World War.” Source

Sweden, Finland join NATO after Turkey lifts objection; Greece satisfied with outcome

Sweden and Finland will be officially joining NATO after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday lifted his objections following tense talks behind the scenes. Greece expressed its satisfaction and the positive outcome for NATO, something that will come as a bombshell for Russia’s President Putin who strongly advised against their membership. According to Greek… […]

Iceland Lifts All Restrictions, Says it Wants “As Many People as Possible” to Catch Covid

Rights and Freedoms 24 February 2022 After almost two years of restrictions aimed at curbing the transmission of COVID-19, the Icelandic Government finally announced on Wednesday that all restrictions, including all testing and restrictions at the borders, will be lifted at midnight on Friday, February 25th. The Minister for Healthcare, Willum Thor Thorsson, said that with the […]

Armenia lifts Turkish trade ban as officials hint at a thaw in their relations

Armenia has lifted an embargo on Turkish imports and is to allow direct flights to Istanbul as the two countries prepare for talks on normalising their relations. Representatives from Turkey and Armenia are due to meet in Moscow next month as officials on both sides hinted at a thaw. The border between the two countries […]

FDA Lifts In-Person Restrictions on Abortion Pill

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) eased restrictions Thursday on at-home drug-induced abortions by allowing women and girls to end their pregnancies via mail-order pills without having to see an abortion provider in person. Earlier this year, the FDA had already eased restrictions on the requirement of in-person assessment for drug-induced abortion due to the […]

Egypt court lifts freeze on Mubarak sons’ assets  

The Economic Court of Egypt yesterday issued a final ruling to lift the asset freeze on the two sons of the late President Hosni Mubarak after they were acquitted of illicit share trading last year. The decision allows Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, as well as Gamal’s wife, Khadiga El-Gammal, and his children Mahmoud and Farida […]

Greek-Australians Rejoice as Country Finally Lifts Travel Ban

Greek-Australians can now travel back to their homeland. Credit: Greek Reporter Greek-Australians can finally travel back to their homeland for the first time in almost 600 days as the Australian government on Monday lifted the ban on overseas travel imposed to limit the spread of Covid-19. After more than 18 months, Australia is reconnecting with […]

Shen Yun Lifts People’s Spirits, Says Dance Instructor

SEATTLE, Washington—Robin Brumley’s chance to watch Shen Yun Performing Arts at the Marion Oliver McGaw Hall in Seattle on Oct. 3 was a wish come true, she said. “I’m absolutely loving it,” said the dance instructor and owner of Winlock Dance Center. “The costumes are colorful and very detailed. The way that they complement all of […]

Norway Lifts ALL COVID-19 Restrictions, Says ‘It Is Time to Return to Normal Daily Life’

    The people of Norway celebrated the end of coronavirus restrictions on Sunday after an abrupt announcement from the prime minister. According to the Associated Press (AP) the celebrations in some of Norway’s biggest cities that police were deployed not to punish people for wearing masks but to quell the “dozens of disturbances and […]

Saied Lifts MPs’ Immunity, Reassures Rights, Freedoms

July 29, 2021 Source: Al-Mayadeen By Al-Mayadeen Tunisian President Kais Saied issues new orders, the most important of which is lifting immunity off members of Parliament – he stresses that he is “keen to enforce rule of law.” Saeed reassures rights and freedoms Tunisian President Kais Saied issued a presidential order to lift the parliamentary […]

Cuomo lifts pandemic-era restrictions as state hits 70 percent vax goal

What they said: The governor, who has repeatedly compared the state’s experience during the Covid pandemic to its recovery from 9/11 terror attacks, said the announcement’s location signifies New York’s legacy of “coming back better than ever before.” He said the date of his announcement was significant for him personally because it was his father’s […]

Iran ready to ramp up oil output if US lifts sanctions, says official 

Iran is ready to achieve a rapid increase in its oil production if the years-long US sanctions are lifted, a senior oil ministry official announced yesterday. Iran is planning a speedy increase in its oil output, a senior oil ministry official said, as talks continue between Tehran and six major powers to lift US sanctions […]

Street parties erupt in Spain as government lifts coronavirus curfew (VIDEOS)

Revelers thronged the streets of Spain’s cities on Sunday after its government lifted a six-month nightly curfew. Crowds danced, sang, and drank – but regional authorities are already planning on ending the party. The Spanish government lifted its coronavirus-related state of emergency at midnight on Sunday. The state of emergency allowed the government to ban […]

EU lifts immunity of former Greek Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn parliamentarian, arrests him

 European Union lawmakers have lifted the immunity of a Greek member of the European Parliament (MEP) who is a former leader of a radical neo-Nazi political party, multiple outlets reported. MEP Ioannis Lagos was sentenced by Greece in October 2020 to 13 years in prison for being a leader of the Golden Dawn, a far-right […]

As lockdown lifts, pandemic pet-lovers prove to be fair-weather friends

This Jack Russell Terrier, named Patch, is going for some exercise and attention with a Battersea dog handler. The four-year-old pup arrived at the London animal rescue centre earlier this month, after being found as a stray. He – and many others like him – are now hot property, thanks to a surge in rehoming […]

SpaceX rocket lifts-off as French astronaut heads to ISS

A French astronaut has lifted-off on a SpaceX launch, in a delayed mission to the International Space Station. The Dragon capsule carrying Thomas Pesquet and his three colleagues successfully reached nominal orbit around 10 minutes into the flight, traveling at around 27,000km/h. They are heading to the ISS in a recycled Dragon capsule, which was […]

Israel lifts outdoor mask mandate, fully reopens schools

With most of its population vaccinated against COVID-19, Israel on Sunday dropped the requirement to wear masks outdoors and fully reopened schools for the first time in over a year. Although the nationwide mandate on mask-wearing outdoors was officially lifted, masks must still be worn in public places indoors and the Health Ministry recommends they […]

Supreme Court lifts California restrictions on at-home religious gatherings

The Supreme Court extended a string of decisions overturning pandemic restrictions on religious gatherings, ruling Friday night that California’s restrictions on at-home gatherings unfairly limited religious freedom. The 5-4 ruling, in which Chief Justice John Roberts again joined the liberal justices in the minority, lifted rules limiting at-home gatherings in much of the state to […]

Biden lifts Trump sanctions on ICC prosecutors

The Biden administration has lifted sanctions on International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutors Fatou Bensouda and Phakiso Mochochoko. Former president Donald Trump imposed the sanctions via Executive Order in June 2020, after it was announced that the court would investigate potential U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan. The ICC has also launched a probe into whether Israel committed war […]

Biden administration lifts Trump sanctions on ICC officials

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Coronavirus live: Israel lifts travel restrictions for citizens, reopens Egypt crossing

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Israel lifts COVID travel restrictions for citizens, reopens Egypt crossing

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Texas governor lifts state’s mask mandate, business restrictions

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued the most sweeping rollback of coronavirus restrictions of any US state on Tuesday, lifting a mask mandate and saying most businesses may open at full capacity next week. Abbott’s executive order comes as many US states and major cities seeing a sharp decline in coronavirus infections and hospitalizations begin to […]

Texas Gov Lifts Mask Mandate & Business Restrictions Says ‘Its Time To Open Texas 100%’

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday that he is lifting Covid-19 restrictions in his state. “COVID-19 has not disappeared”, Abbot said, “but it’s clear that state mandates are no longer needed”. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree to our Terms of Use. “it is now time to open Texas 100%” he […]

Iran would ‘immediately reverse’ its nuclear program if US lifts sanctions, but Washington & allies want Tehran to make first move

Tehran has urged the US to “unconditionally” lift its sanctions, promising to “immediately reverse” all its actions regarding its nuclear program. Washington and its allies, however, are demanding that Iran take the first step. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif took to Twitter on Friday, urging Washington to drop all the sanctions imposed on the […]

Snow lovers turn to new wintry pursuits as lifts in France remain closed

The closure of ski lifts in France due to the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t deterred snow lovers from visiting the mountains and finding alternative outdoor thrills, with many swapping their piste skis for snowshoeing or cross-country versions. As a result, many resorts are still managing to thrive, including the Plateau de Beille in the Pyrenees, where […]

Imam Khamenei: Iran will Reverse Nuclear Steps only if US Lifts Sanctions First

By Staff, Agencies The Leader of the Islamic Revolution His Eminence Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei confirmed that Iran will retrace its nuclear countermeasures once the United States lifts its sanctions in a manner that could be verifiable by Tehran. “Iran will return to its JCOPA obligations once the US fully lifts its sanctions in action […]

Jacob Rothschild Lifts the Veil (Encore)

Jacob Rothschild Lifts the Veil (Encore) Henry Makow “It has been mainly the economic independence of most of the common people which makes them so unruly in these nations, and likely apt to support the sovereignty of their own nations and local control, which is the main obstacle to our plans, and precisely why the […]

Newsom lifts stay-at-home orders across California

CDPH said it released the rest of the state from stay-at-home orders based on a determination there will be at least 15 percent ICU capacity within four weeks. The state has not fully explained how it calculates that projection. Newsom said that in four weeks’ time, the entire state will have twice that capacity at […]

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