In the third quarter of 2022, the world’s central banks bought 399 tons of gold. About US$20 billion was spent on the purchase of gold, according to the World Gold Council (WGC).
Climate change is seriously affecting vulnerable populations around the world, especially those who live in conflict zones or lack access to basic health care. This was stated on Friday by the International Committee of the Red Cross /ICRC/, Xinhua News Agency reports.
Hungary plans to strengthen its energy system by introducing new energy assets. By 2030, a new nuclear power plant with two VVER-1200 reactors will appear in the country, the license for the construction of which was issued at the end of August this year. Thus, the country became the first among the EU countries where a permit was obtained for the construction of reactors of this type. It is expected that the new power units with a total capacity of 2.4 GW will significantly strengthen the country’s energy sector.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will personally visit on Tuesday the site of a cable-stayed bridge collapse in the western Indian state of Gujarat, where more than 140 people died as a result of the tragedy. This was announced on Monday by the NDTV channel.
Serial production of the national TOGG electric car began on Saturday in Turkiye on a public holiday - Republic Day. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took part in the ceremony of leaving the assembly line of the first Turkish electric car. The broadcast was conducted by TRT 1.
The death toll from a stampede in downtown Seoul during Halloween celebrations has risen to 120, TASS reports.
More than 50 people died during a massive Halloween celebration in Itaewon district of Seoul, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported.
On 18 October 2022, the first expert forum "Russia - Central Asia: an agenda for joint development" was held in Astana. The forum was devoted to the problems and prospects of cooperation between the countries of Central Asia (CA) and Russia in a wide range of areas.