Ontario COVID-19 restrictions to be eased starting January 31, sources say

Ontario will allow restaurants to reopen at 50 percent capacity on January 31 as part of the province’s plan to lift restrictions over the next few weeks, sources say. The Doug Ford government is expected to make the announcement Thursday in Queens Park. Sources say a gradual easing of restrictions will happen until February, and … Read more

Actor Gaspard Ulliel – who stars in new Marvel series Moon Knight – dies aged 37 after ski accident

French actor Gaspard Ulliel, who will star in the upcoming Marvel series Moon Knight, has died at the age of 37 in a skiing accident. The star, who garnered international attention for his portrayal of young Hannibal Lecter in Hannibal Rising, has been hospitalized after an accident Tuesday in the Alps. Not one father, who … Read more

Thorough planning gives Matildas best shot yet at reclaiming Asian Cup

A lot has changed for Matildas in the 12 years since they held the title of Best Women’s Soccer Team in Asia. They have slowly climbed up the FIFA World Rankings to become a mainstay in the top ten, including reaching an all-time high of fourth in 2017. Their most famous players have played for … Read more

Turkey soon to leave currency volatility behind: Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed on January 19 that the Turkish lira would leave fluctuations behind and that inflation would decrease thanks to their new economic programme, stressing that its positive results would appear this month, Trend reports citing the Hurriyet Daily News. “From January, everyone will start seeing these increases in their lives. With … Read more

Il Premio Fortini ‘trova casa’ a Passaggi Festival – Libri – Il libro in piazza

FANO – The “Franco Fortini” award is included in the program of the Passaggi Festival. Starting this year, the event in Fano, dedicated to realistic literature, will host the final award ceremony of the prestigious international literary prize “Franco Fortini”, thanks to the agreement reached between the organization of the festival directed by Giovanni Belfiori … Read more

Wall Street ends sharply lower with Nasdaq confirming correction | Financial Markets News

The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite ended Wednesday’s trading day, down 10.7 percent from its closing high on November 19. Wall Street’s main indexes ended sharply lower on Wednesday, with the high-tech Nasdaq confirming it was in a correction, following a variety of corporate earnings and as investors remained concerned about rising US Treasury yields and the … Read more

Biden predicts Russian invasion of Ukraine, but says ‘minor incursion’ may prompt discussion over consequences

Describing a leader looking to fit in in the post-Soviet world, Biden said, “I’m not sure he’s sure what he’s going to do. I think he’s going to move in. He has to do something.” He is trying to find his place in the world between China and the West.” Biden’s prediction of an invasion … Read more

Iqaluit water treatment plant shut down over contamination

Iqaluit, Nunnvut – The city of Iqaluit has shut down its water treatment plant after water last week became contaminated with fuel for the second time. The city says it suspects a breach in the system caused residents of Iqaluit to smell fuel in their water, with the vulnerabilities discovered last week and today. The … Read more

Biden defends first year of presidency in press conference

Joe Biden defended his presidency on Wednesday by bragging he has ‘outpeformed’ expectations, slamming Republicans for working against with him and then saying some GOP lawmakers secretly have told him they’re on his side but too worried about a primary to publicly support him. Speaking the day before his one-year anniversary in office, Biden started his … Read more

Excellent Iran-Russia ties serving strategic goals

President or Iran Ebrahim Raisi highlighted the influential role of the two powerful states, Iran and Russia in the region as well as the world, and said that Tehran does not see restrictions on strengthening relations with Russia because the excellent relations between Tehran and Moscow are strategic, according to Trend reports. Erna. In a … Read more