St Kitts and Nevis Expands Visa-Free Travel to Palestine, Recording Fourth Diplomatic Agreement in Less Than Four Weeks

[ad_1] “A historic day for St Kitts and Nevis as we sign [a] reciprocal visa waiver agreement with HE Riad Maliki Foreign Minister [of] the State of Palestine allowing visa-free travel between our two peoples. St Kitts and Nevis continues to expand its diplomatic footprint globally,” wrote Minister Brantley on Instagram. Visa-free waivers allow restriction-free travel to citizens of the nations … Read more

Spain, in bid to rally economy, wants tourists within weeks

MADRID: A senior Spanish government official says he expects British and other vacationers to return to Spain within weeks as the country races to revive its tourism industry amid the Covid-9 pandemic. Deputy Minister for Tourism Fernando Valdes told The Associated Press on Wednesday that falling coronavirus incidence rates and accelerating vaccine rollouts in some … Read more

Texas governor signs law banning abortions early as 6 weeks

Photo: Instagram/Greg Abbott AUSTIN: Texas became the largest state Wednesday with a law that bans abortions before many women even know they are pregnant, but with a unique provision that essentially leaves enforcement to private citizens through lawsuits against doctors or anyone who helps a woman get an abortion. The law signed by Republican Gov. … Read more

Novak Djokovic breaks ATP record for weeks at number one world ranking

[ad_1] Novak Djokovic won the 2021 Australian Open title in February – his 18th Grand Slam crown Novak Djokovic says it has taken “a lot of blood, sweat and tears” to break Roger Federer’s record of 310 weeks ranked as world number one. The 33-year-old Serb set the record on Monday for most weeks at … Read more

Water crisis continues in Mississippi, weeks after cold snap

[ad_1] JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s largest city is still struggling with water problems more than two weeks after winter storms and freezing weather ravaged the system in Jackson, knocking out water for drinking and making it impossible for many to even flush their toilets. Residents in the city of 160,000 are still being warned … Read more

Care home visits could restart in weeks, as minister says there’s no need for second jab

[ad_1] The minister suggested screens could come down and physical contact resume in just a matter of weeks – AP Visits to care homes – complete with hand-holding – could resume within just a few weeks, the social care minister has said. Helen Whately told Sky News that care home visits without screens and other … Read more

Zanzibar’s Seif Sharif Hamad dies weeks after getting Covid

[ad_1] Seif Sharif Hamad The vice-president of Tanzania’s semi-autonomous islands of Zanzibar has died, nearly three weeks after his party said he had contracted Covid-19. No official reason has been given for the death of Seif Sharif Hamad, popularly known as Maalim Seif, at the age of 77. He was the most prominent politician in … Read more

Arizona COVID-19 Cases Fall For Two Consecutive Weeks : NPR

[ad_1] Arizona’s average daily coronavirus case count has dropped 21% in the last two weeks. Modelers and a prominent critic of state policy talk about whether the downturn is likely to last. LEILA FADEL, HOST: Since June, Arizona has seen rapid, unrelenting growth in daily coronavirus infections. But now case counts have dropped for two … Read more