Yesterday we heard the news about the death of Colin Powell. Reportedly, he died due to complications from Covid-19.
Over 2307 people died from coronavirus in Ukraine in the past seven days. This is 22% more than a week earlier. This was reported by RBC-Ukraine with reference to the chief sanitary doctor of Ukraine Igor Kuzin.
A powerful explosion occurred in the city of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan. As a result of the incident, two people were injured, Asvaka agency reports.
The UK government may announce funding for a new nuclear power plant to meet its carbon reduction targets under the Net Zero strategy. This was reported by TASS with reference to the newspaper The Telegraph.
In the Perm Territory of Russia, a student started shooting at a school, TASS reported.
From COVID-19 to the climate crisis and growing inequality, Secretary-General António Guterres underscored, at a financial meeting on Thursday, the importance of greater commitment and cooperation for a “more peaceful and prosperous future”.
The Indonesian Food and Drug Administration (BPOM) approved the ZF-UZ-VAC2001 vaccine (international name Zifivax). This was announced by the head of BPOM Penny K. Lukito during a press conference organized on the occasion.
On 10 October 2021 Director General of ROSATOM Alexey Likhachev arrived in Bangladesh with a working visit. The visit of the Head of the company was timed to the completion of the installation of the reactor pressure vessel at Rooppur NPP Unit 1 which was performed from 14 September to 10 October 2021.