Namibia discontinues use of Russian COVID -19 vaccine – Ministry

An employee holds a vial of Sputnik vaccine at a factory in Hankook Korus Pharm, Chuncheon, South Korea, September 10, 2021. Photo taken September 10, 2021. REUTERS / Heo Ran WINDHOEK, October 23 (Reuters) – Namibia will halt the rollout of Russia’s Sputnik V COVID -19 vaccine, the health ministry said on Saturday, days after … Read more

New Zealand’s coronavirus outbreak is spreading to the South Island

October 23 (Reuters) – New Zealand on Saturday reported 104 new coronavirus infections, including the first community case of the virus on the country’s south island in nearly a year, health officials say. Most of the new infections were reported in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, which has been under a severe blockade for more … Read more

Australia’s Melbourne enjoys the weekend with relaxed COVID curbs after a long lockdown

MELBOURNE, October 23 (Reuters) -Melbourne, Australia’s second largest city, began its first weekend out of the world’s longest line of COVID-19 lockdowns with spontaneous street parties, live music and packed pubs, bars and restaurants. Home to around five million people, Melbourne endured 262 days or nearly nine months of restrictions under six lockdowns since March … Read more

Turkey will ban 10 Western ambassadors, Erdogan said

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, 20 October 2021. REUTERS / Afolabi Sotunde Kavala has been in jail since the end of 2017 He denies allegations of role in failed coups and mass protests Rights groups say the case is a symbol of an attack in Turkey ISTANBUL, October 23 (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan … Read more

Afghanistan on the verge of collapse faster than expected, warns Swedish minister

Farzana, 30, holds her one-year-old baby, Omar, in the Infant Nutrition Department at Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan October 23, 2021. REUTERS / Jorge Silva DUBAI, October 23 (Reuters) – Afghanistan is heading for an economic collapse that risks tracing the country to a new political crisis, warned Sweden’s Minister for International Development … Read more

Russian, Chinese warships hold the first joint patrols in the Pacific

MOSCOW, OCTOBER 23 (Reuters) – Russian and Chinese warships held their first joint patrols in the western Pacific on May 17-23. October, Russia’s Defense Ministry said in a statement on Saturday. Moscow and Beijing, which conducted naval cooperation exercises in the Sea of ​​Japan earlier in October, have in recent years cultivated closer military and … Read more

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia has a target of zero emissions by 2060

Dual goal to reduce carbon emissions Saudi $ 187 billion investment initiative To tackle climate change while ensuring the stability of the oil market Could hit the target by 2060, says Minister of Energy RIYADH, October 23 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince said on Saturday that the world’s largest oil exporter aims to reach … Read more