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Royal backs Djokovic against Australian ‘tyranny’

Prince Philip of Serbia has slammed the ongoing saga involving Novak Djokovic’s apparently doomed attempt to defend his Australian Open title, accusing Australia’s immigration officials of ‘tyranny’. The 39-year-old Philip Karadordevic has added his voice to the chorus of disapproval from Djokovic’s native country after officials from Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s …

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Biden backs calls to abolish key Senate procedure

US President Joe Biden has called for the Senate to change the rule requiring 60 votes to move a bill forward, saying it was the only way to pass the two Democrat initiatives federalizing elections and ensure “majority rule.” Speaking in Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday, Biden declared “this is the …

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China backs Russia in ‘distorted democracy’ row

Diplomatic spokesman Zhao Lijian remarked on Friday that Kremlin press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, was correct in stating earlier this week that Washington “prefers to create new dividing lines, to separate countries into those that – in their opinion – are good, and those that are bad.” By doing this, the US …

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First EU country backs Covid jabs for 5 year olds

On Friday, Helene Probst, Deputy Director of the National Board of Health, told the press that the decision came at a time of concern for the Nordic nation, as Covid cases continue to rise. “We have seen a worrying infection in the hospitals, and that the number of hospitalizations has …

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EU backs emergency use of Covid pill

On Friday, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) “issued advice” backing the emergency use of the drug developed by Merck in collaboration with Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, although it has not yet been authorized by national authorities. In a statement, the drug regulator said the medicine called Lagevrio – also known as molnupiravir …

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