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French parliament approves COVID passes despite protests

New legislation extends the use of health certificates in daily life, introduces mandatory vaccinations for healthcare workers.France’s parliament has approved legislation to make COVID passes a key part of daily life and vaccinations mandatory for health workers amid a surge in infections across the country. Monday’s move means people visiting restaurants and other public venues,…

Tunisia crisis: Clashes at parliament day after PM sacked – Live

Street clashes outside army-barricaded parliament, a day after President Kais Saied removed the prime minister and suspended parliament Move followed nationwide protests over economic troubles and government mishandling of the coronavirus crisis. Troops blocked parliamentary speaker and Ennahdha party leader Rached Ghannouchi from entering the building on Monday. Here are the latest updates: 3 mins…

Investors in China’s $100bn private education business are stuck

For now, investors are stuck between marking down their portfolios drastically or getting battered in a sell-off.By Lulu Yilun ChenBloombergGlobal investors from Tiger Global Management to Temasek Holdings Pte are reeling after China imposed the harshest curbs yet on its $100 billion private tutoring and online education sector. China on Saturday ordered companies that offer tutoring…

Another Nicaraguan presidential hopeful arrested in crackdown

President Daniel Ortega faces international rebuke for cracking down on potential opponents ahead of November elections.Another potential presidential contender has been arrested in Nicaragua as President Daniel Ortega’s crackdown on potential opponents in the lead-up to November elections continues. Noel Vidaurre was put under house arrest and accused of “undermining the sovereignty” of the country,…