Roberta Metsola, elected as the President of the European Parliament, is a politician from the European Union’s smallest nation. She is viewed as a political moderate despite the controversy over her anti-abortion stance.
Indian-origin British Politician Rishi Sunak was appointed as the Chancellor of the Exchequer on February 13, 2020 by British PM Boris Johnson. The post is second most important position in the British Government.
China's Tianjin city has ordered a second round of COVID-19 testing of all 14 million residents after discovering 97 cases of omicron variant during initial screenings. Tianjin is just an hour away from Beijing, which is scheduled to host Winter Olympics from February 4th.
This is the second round of verdicts against the former Myanmar State Counsellor and de facto leader of the country, who was ousted from power and detained when the military took over in a coup about 11 months ago.
Philippines bans child marriage: President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte signed a law prohibiting Child Marriage. The law that bans child marriage in Philippines states that the State views child marriage as a practice constituting child abuse because it debases, degrades, and demeans the intrinsic worth and dignity of children.
The WHO Chief warned saying that the Omicron is hospitalising people and it is killing people, just like the previous variants. He said, "in fact the tsunamic of cases is so huge and quick that it is overwhelming health systems around the world."
Sudan Prime Minister 2021: Abdalla Hamdok has resigned more than two months after a coup as well as another deadly crackdown on the protestors, with the military now firmly in control. He has resigned six weeks after returning to his post in a deal with the military which stated that this could save a transition of Sudan towards democracy.
Desmond Tutu passes away: The outspoken Tutu was considered South Africas' conscience by both the black and white. Traveling throughout the 1980s, Desmond Tutu became the face of the anti-apartheid movement abroad while many of the leaders of the rebel African National Congress (ANC), such as Nelson Mandela were behind bars.