International

Mexico reports 7,051 new cases of coronavirus, 836 more deaths

Sharjah24 – Reuters: Mexico's Health Ministry on Tuesday reported 7,051 new confirmed coronavirus infections and 836 additional fatalities, bringing the total in the country to 311,486 cases and 36,327 deaths.

Studies

Global methane emissions rising due to oil and gas, agriculture

Sharjah24 – Reuters: U.S. oil and gas drilling along with agricultural production worldwide are driving up global emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, two new studies show.

International

Chelsea win to boost Champions League chances

Sharjah24 – Reuters: An underwhelming Chelsea boosted their chances of a berth in next season’s Champions League, overcoming a slow start to beat relegated Norwich City 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday.

International

Tokyo to lift coronavirus alert to highest level

Sharjah24 – Reuters: Tokyo will lift its alert level for coronavirus infections to the highest of four levels on Wednesday, the Asahi newspaper reported, after a recent spike in cases to record levels in the Japanese capital.

International

New Zealand must prepare for new coronavirus outbreaks, PM says

Sharjah24 – Reuters: New Zealand must prepare for new coronavirus outbreaks as the pandemic spreads globally but will not drop its elimination strategy if community transmission was discovered, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday.

Arabic

Egyptian oil pipeline fire injures 17

Sharjah 24 – Reuters: A major fire broke out after a leak of oil from the Shuqair-Mostorod pipeline next to a busy highway in a Cairo suburb on Tuesday and 17 people were injured, authorities said.