New Zealand’s Ardern labels anti-vaccine mandate protests ‘imported’ as crowds defy calls to leave

WELLINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) – New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she felt demonstrations against a COVID-19 vaccine mandate now entering their second week were an “imported” phenomenon, and nothing like anything she had seen before in the country . Hundreds of protesters continue to occupy lawns in front of the distinctive … Read more

India bans 54 Chinese apps on security concerns: Report | Coronavirus Pandemic News

The move comes as a long-running dispute between the two nuclear-armed nations remains unresolved. by Bijou George and Sudhi Ranjan SenBloomberg Published On 14 Feb 202214 Feb 2022 India has banned 54 Chinese apps in a new order citing security concerns, according to a local newspaper report, in the latest instance of tensions between the … Read more

Britain working to provide more military support to Ukraine

LONDON, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Britain is working on a package of military support and economic aid for Ukraine as the threat of a Russian invasion grows, a government spokesperson said on Sunday. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make a trip to Europe later this week to build support to end the standoff with Russia. … Read more