July 2022

Daily Top-10 Current Affairs MCQs / News (July 24, 2022) for CSS, PMS

6. Trump, Pence hold duelling rallies as rivalry intensifies

• Donald Trump and his ex-wingman Mike Pence, who went from White House partners to bitter rivals, held dueling rallies on July 23, 2022 in Arizona, where an upcoming Republican primary election offers an early test of their potential 2024 showdown.
• The convergence of campaign events came a day after a congressional hearing on the US Capitol assault, in which a White House security official said members of Pence`s Secret Service detail feared they would die as rioters stormed the building.
• Trump, who like Pence is considering running for president in 2024, has savaged his former vice president for what he describes as a failure to block the certification of the 2020 election results and send the process back to the US states

7. China`s home-grown C919 jet ready for commercial operations

• China`s homegrown C919 narrow-body jet, designed to challenge the Airbus-Boeing duopoly, is nearing certification as its test planes completed all of the test flight tasks, the company said on Saturday.
• The state-owned manufacturer Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC) said on its official social media account that the six test planes have finished the testing tasks as the programme enters the Knal stage of receiving a certificate from the Civil Aviation Administration of China which is required for commercial operations.
• That would mark a milestone in China`s ambitions to climb up the manufacturing supply chain. China`s COMAC is now effectively the third option in the market for planes with more than 100 seats, after Boeing and Airbus struck deals to take over production of rival planes made by Embraer and Bombardier

8. WHO declares global emergency over monkeypox

• The rapidly spreading monkeypox outbreak represents a global health emergency, the World Health Organisation`s highest level of alert, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Saturday.
• The World Health Organisation on Saturday declared the outbreak, which has affected nearly 16,000 people in 72 countries, to be a global health emergency the highest alarm it can sound.
• The WHO label a `public health emergency of international concern` is designed to sound an alarm that a coordinated international response is needed and could unlock funding and global efforts to collaborate on sharing vaccines and treatments

9. Iraq preparing to host Saudi, Iran FMs talks publicly

• Iraq has said it is preparing to host a `public` meeting of the foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia as the two rivals seek to mend ties.
• Since April last year, Iraq has hosted five rounds of talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran, which support opposing sides in various conflicts around the region. Those encounters were held privately and at a low level, involving security and intelligence officials.
• On July 23, 2022, Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein said his Iranian and Saudi counterparts would be meeting in Iraq at an undisclosed date. `I contacted the foreign minister of Iran about this,` Hussein said in an interview with Kurdish TV channel, Rudaw

10. California enacts gun control law

• California`s governor has signed into law new gun control legislation modeled on a controversial legal approach used in Texas to curb access to abortions.
• The law that Governor Gavin Newsom signed Friday will allow individuals to seek $10,000 from any person or company that manufactures, sells, or transports firearms that are banned in the state, which includes assault rifles and homemade so-called `ghost` guns.
• State Senator Anthony Portantino, speaking at a press conference, was explicit that he and his bill co-authors had the Texas law in mind when they wrote their legislation. `Frankly, if Texas can use a private right of action to attack women, we can use a private right of action to make California safer,` he said

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