Medical & Health

Spain unveils coronavirus vaccination plan

November 24, 2020

Spain’s Health Minister Salvador Illa on Tuesday unveiled details of the country’s coronavirus vaccination plan, with an optimistic note that the entire Spanish population could be vaccinated within a year. According to the information made available to the Spanish government, Illa expects the first vaccinations to begin in January. The first people to receive the […]

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6 Somali special forces soldiers killed in IED attack

November 24, 2020

Six members of Somalia’s Danab special forces were killed in an al-Shabaab bomb attack late Monday, security forces in the Horn of Africa nation confirmed to local media. A vehicle ferrying US-trained soldiers ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) in the Leego area in the Lower Shabelle region just after leaving Belligodle Airfield where […]

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Terror attack kills 2 in Afrin, northwestern Syria

November 24, 2020

At least two people were killed Tuesday in a terror blast in northwestern Syria, according to the governorship of Hatay, a Turkish province along the border with Syria. An explosives-laden vehicle exploded in the city center of opposition-held Afrin, leaving 17 others injured, the governorship said in a statement. Apart from casualties, property damage was […]

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Turkey’s smoking ban ‘sound decision’ amid virus: Experts

November 22, 2020

With a rapid surge in the number of COVID-19 patients, Turkey has recently implemented a series of measures to stem the spread of the virus, including a nationwide smoking ban in public spaces.World Health Organization (WHO) experts and president of th…

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Pakistan sees highest COVID-19 fatalities in 4 months

November 22, 2020

At least 59 people lost their lives to COVID-19 in Pakistan over the past 24 hours, the highest daily virus-related deaths in four months, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.The previous daily record was 42 fatalities reported on Saturday since July, a…

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Daesh/ISIS attacks kill 8 people in northern Iraq

November 22, 2020

At least eight people, including five security officers, were killed on Saturday in an attack by the Daesh/ISIS terror group in Iraq’s northern Saladin province, according to an Iraqi military source.”The death toll of the attack by the Daesh terror gr…

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India reports more than 45k more coronavirus cases

November 22, 2020

India’s coronavirus count neared 9.1 million Sunday after 45,209 new cases were registered in the past day, official figures show.At least 501 new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 133,227 with 9,095,806 infections.More than 8.5 million …

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India: Three Maoist rebels killed in gunfight

November 22, 2020

Three Maoist rebels were killed in a gunfight with security forces in the Indian state of Bihar, officials said Sunday.The encounter took place in the Barachatti forest area, according to the Indian Paramilitary, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).”Tr…

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