Sri Lanka won't extend emergency as protests tail off
Lawmakers voted in a new president on July 20 after his predecessor, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, fled a popular uprising against months of acute shortages of fuel, food and medicine.
After warmest night, Britain braces for record temperature
Britain, which can struggle to maintain key transport services in extreme heat or the snow, has been put on a state of 'national emergency' as temperatures look to surpass the previous record of 38.7C recorded in 2019.
Sri Lanka's acting president declares emergency
Wickremesinghe is one of the top contenders to take on the presidency full-time but protesters also want him gone, leading to the prospect of further unrest should he be elected.
Crisis-hit Sri Lanka declares emergency after crippling strike
The emergency gives sweeping powers to security forces to arrest and detain suspects for long periods without judicial supervision.
El Salvador declares state of emergency over spike in gang killings
Police reported 62 people killed on Saturday alone, and another 14 on Friday.
Italy to exit Covid state of emergency on March 31
The state of emergency, which allows officials to bypass bureaucracy and impose rules via decrees, was established on Jan 31, 2020.
Biden to extend US national emergency due to Covid-19 health risk
He says the deaths of more than 900,000 Americans from Covid-19 emphasises the need to respond to the pandemic with 'the full capacity' of the federal government.
A look back at 2021
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Talks held on GPS seat allocation for Sarawak polls, says Abang Johari
But he says it is still too early to announce the coalition's candidates.
Agong consents to end emergency in Sarawak, paving the way for polls
He says this is to return the mandate to the people in the formation of a new state government.
Sarawak CM announces RM10 billion state budget for 2022
This is the first state budget to be announced without being tabled in the state assembly, due to the ongoing state of emergency.
Revocation of emergency ordinances pushed to next Dewan meeting
Eight other bills scheduled for second and third readings will also be brought forward.