Iran’s top nuclear scientist was killed by a satellite-controlled machine gun, according to the country’s media. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh died in hospital on 27 November after gunmen fired at his car near Tehran, in an ambush Iran’s president has blamed on Israel.Iran’s semi-official Mehr news agency quoted Commodore Ali Fadavi, deputy …Read More »
Mystery Illness in India Kills 1, Over 200 Hospitalized.
At least one person has died and 200 others are in hospital in India due to a mystery illness. The first cases were detected on Saturday evening in the ancient city of Eluru, in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Patients are suffering from symptoms ranging from nausea and anxiety to …Read More »
US Center for Disease Control to Reduce the Quarantine Period for the Covid-19 to 10 Days.
The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will shorten the recommended length of quarantine after exposure to someone who is positive for COVID-19, the Associated Press reported on Tuesday. The updated guidelines will let people who have come in contact to someone infected with the coronavirus to end …Read More »
The United Kingdom Becomes the First Country to Approve the Pfizer-Biontech Covid Vaccine for Public Use.
Britain on Wednesday became the first country to approve Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine for general use and said it would be introduced next week. “The government has today accepted the recommendation from the independent Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to approve Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine for use,” the department of …Read More »
Joshua Wong, other Activists from Hong Kong, to be Sentenced for Participating in the Protests.
Leading dissident Joshua Wong is among three Hong Kong activists who will be sentenced on Wednesday for taking part in last year’s democracy protests as a crackdown on Beijing’s critics gathers pace. Hong Kong was convulsed by seven months of huge and often violent rallies in which millions took to …Read More »
Japan Provide Free Covid-19 Vaccines for All its Residents.
Offering a key plan to stem the deadly coronavirus as the country struggles with its worst-yet wave of infections, Japan’s Diet has passed a bill to provide free coronavirus vaccine to every single citizen. The Upper House of the Diet unanimously approved on Wednesday a bill to revise laws related …Read More »
China provided a Covid-19 Vaccine Candidate to North Korea’s Leader Kim Jong Un.
China has provided North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his family with an experimental coronavirus vaccine, a US analyst said on Tuesday, citing two unidentified Japanese intelligence sources. Harry Kazianis, a North Korea expert at the Center for the National Interest think tank in Washington, said the Kims and …Read More »
Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon Rose to its Highest in 12 years, Under Bolsonaro.
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon surged again over the past year, hitting a 12-year high, according to official figures released Monday that drew a chorus of condemnation of President Jair Bolsonaro’s government. A total of 11,088 square kilometers (4,281 square miles) of forest was destroyed in Brazil’s share of the …Read More »
US Pfizer and German BioTech Applied for EU Regulatory Approval for COVID-19 Vaccine
Pfizer-BioNTech submitted an application “for Conditional Marketing Authorisation (CMA)” after declaring that the vaccine was 95 per cent effective against COVID-19.The company said if approved it could be rolled out “in Europe before the end of 2020”. The European continent has registered over 400,000 deaths with UK, Spain, Italy and Germany …Read More »
Thieves Executed a Money Heist-like Bank Robbery in Brazil.
An organised ”crime gang” besieged Criciúma, a city in southeast Brazilian city early Tuesday, ransacking bank offices, taking prisoners, and shooting, at any rate, two individuals, as indicated by the chairman and the police. People take money scattered on the floor after a mega robbery in the city of Criciuma – …Read More »