Court suspend Iraq former foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari.

Doubts hung on Sunday (Feb 6) over a scheduled parliamentary vote for Iraq’s president after the Supreme Court temporarily suspended former foreign minister Hoshyar Zebari, a frontrunner for the post, and leading parliamentary factions announced a boycott. The decisions not to attend Monday’s session again highlight political divisions in a war-scarred country hobbled by corruption and poverty. The largest parliamentary bloc, holding 73 seats and led by powerful Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr, was the first to boycott, saying on Saturday it would not attend the session which is scheduled for midday. That was followed on Sunday with a boycott by … Continue reading Court suspend Iraq former foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari.

US troops arrives Poland on Sunday 6th Feb

A plane carrying US troops landed in Poland on Sunday (Feb 6), a Reuters witness said, as Washington reinforces its NATO allies in Eastern Europe amid a Russian military build-up on Ukraine’s border. US President Joe Biden on Wednesday ordered nearly 3,000 extra troops to Poland and Romania, as Washington moves to reassure jittery NATO allies. The Pentagon said that around 1,700 service members, mainly from the 82nd Airborne Division, would deploy from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Poland. Sunday’s arrival of the C-17 aircraft followed a plane carrying the commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division, US Army Major General Christopher Donahue, which … Continue reading US troops arrives Poland on Sunday 6th Feb

Cyclone Batsirai killed at least ten people and displaced nearly 48,000 when it struck Madagascar overnight.

According to a report, it was learnt that Cyclone Batsirai killed at least ten people and displaced nearly 48,000 when it struck Madagascar overnight, the national disaster management agency said on Sunday (Feb 6). Cyclone Batsirai later weakened but not before wreaking havoc in the poor Indian Ocean island nation which is still reeling from a deadly tropical storm earlier this year. Parts of the country were lashed with heavy rains and wind before the cyclone made landfall in Mananjary. It uprooted trees, destroyed buildings and forced residents to weigh down flimsy corrugated iron roofs along its path, AFP correspondents … Continue reading Cyclone Batsirai killed at least ten people and displaced nearly 48,000 when it struck Madagascar overnight.

(SEPCOL) says three out of the ten crew members on board the oil vessel that exploded and sunk have been found alive.

Shebah Exploration & Production Company Limited (SEPCOL) says three out of the ten crew members on board the oil vessel that exploded and sunk have been found alive. SEPCOL, in a statement signed by Ikemefuna Okafor, chief executive officer (CEO), said the members would receive appropriate medical attention. The floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel named ‘Trinity Spirit’ exploded last Wednesday. The investigation team are yet to ascertain the cause of the incident. The company had said ten crew members were onboard the facility when the incident occurred. Providing an update on the incident on Sunday, Okafor said the … Continue reading (SEPCOL) says three out of the ten crew members on board the oil vessel that exploded and sunk have been found alive.

US Marine General Frank McKenzie arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday (Feb 6).

US Marine General Frank McKenzie arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday (Feb 6) for talks on efforts to bolster the Gulf state’s defenses after a series of missile attacks launched by Houthi fighters in Yemen. In recent weeks, the Iran-aligned Houthis have waged an unprecedented string of largely failed missiles strikes on UAE targets that have triggered Emirati and US air defences and seen American troops briefly taking shelter. The attacks have thrown a spotlight on so-far unsuccessful UN-led efforts to broker an end to the war in Yemen, which since 2015 has pitted the Houthis against a Saudi Arabian-led … Continue reading US Marine General Frank McKenzie arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday (Feb 6).

Mr Khodorkovsky says he knows he is taking a risk every time he speaks out against the Russian leader but claims that the practice is rife and has to be stopped.

According to a report, the exiled Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky has called out “dangerous, illegal” pressure by Vladimir Putin’s cronies in the UK. Mr Khodorkovsky says he knows he is taking a risk every time he speaks out against the Russian leader but claims that the practice is rife and has to be stopped. Speaking to Sky News, the former head of oil giant Yukos, who was imprisoned for eight years by Mr Putin’s government for tax evasion and theft in a controversial case, said it was really important to fight this. He explained: Putin’s clique use money in order to illegally … Continue reading Mr Khodorkovsky says he knows he is taking a risk every time he speaks out against the Russian leader but claims that the practice is rife and has to be stopped.

Britain reported 54,095 COVID-19 cases and 75 deaths in its daily official data on Sunday (Feb 6),

Britain reported 54,095 COVID-19 cases and 75 deaths in its daily official data on Sunday (Feb 6), with the seven-day figure for both falling compared with the week before. In the last week, infection numbers were down 5 per cent, while deaths fell by 7 per cent on the seven days before. http://www.oneworldvisionnews.com Continue reading Britain reported 54,095 COVID-19 cases and 75 deaths in its daily official data on Sunday (Feb 6),

Five Pakistan soldiers were killed by firing from neighbouring Afghanistan, Islamabad said on Sunday (Feb 6).

At least five Pakistan soldiers were killed by firing from neighbouring Afghanistan, Islamabad said on Sunday (Feb 6), in an attack claimed by the Pakistani Taliban. It comes just days after Baloch separatists in the southwest killed nine Pakistan troops in a series of brazen attacks that officials said involved planners from Afghanistan as well as India. After seizing power in August, Afghanistan’s Taliban pledged terror groups would not be allowed to operate from the country, but Pakistan militant groups have long taken sanctuary across the porous border. They include the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), which on Sunday claimed responsibility for the attack … Continue reading Five Pakistan soldiers were killed by firing from neighbouring Afghanistan, Islamabad said on Sunday (Feb 6).

Microtia is a congenital deformity of the outer ear where the ear does not fully develop during the first trimester of pregnancy.

Description Microtia is a congenital deformity of the outer ear where the ear does not fully develop during the first trimester of pregnancy.  The word “microtia” comes from the Latin words “micro” and “otia”, meaning “little ear.”  Microtia ears can vary in appearance but are usually smaller in size, often only consisting of a tiny peanut-shaped lobe. Microtia usually happens during the first few weeks of pregnancy. These defects can vary from being barely noticeable to being a major problem with how the ear formed. Most of the time, microtia affects how the baby’s ear looks, but usually, the parts … Continue reading Microtia is a congenital deformity of the outer ear where the ear does not fully develop during the first trimester of pregnancy.