Saturday, 24 October 2020

South Korean officials: 'no direct link' between flu vaccine and recent deaths

South Korean health officials have found "no direct link" between flu vaccinations and a spate of deaths of people who had been recently inoculated, they said late Friday.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/23/asia/south-korea-flu-vaccine-deaths-intl-hnk/index.html

Bellingcat: Russian scientists secretly developing Novichok nerve agent, and working with military intelligence

The investigative group Bellingcat has uncovered new details about Russia's development of the Novichok nerve agent, which was used against the former Russian agent Sergei Skripal in England in 2018 and the Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny in August.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/23/europe/bellingcat-russia-novichok-report-intl/index.html

Friday, 23 October 2020

Trump announces that Israel and Sudan have agreed to normalize relations

President Donald Trump announced Friday that Sudan and Israel have agreed to normalize relations -- a foreign policy achievement for the incumbent president less than two weeks before the US presidential election.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/23/politics/trump-sudan-israel/index.html

Can a new constitution solve Chile's old problems?

For a country at peace, Chile has seen plenty of recent turmoil. Churches were set ablaze and hundreds arrested during protests in the capital Santiago last weekend, nearly a year after at least 26 people died in fierce clashes over a transit fare hike.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/23/americas/chile-constitutional-referendum-intl/index.html

Kim Kardashian West at 40: Looking back at her style evolution

Scrolling through images of outfits worn over the years by Kim Kardashian West, who turns 40 today, one thing remains consistent throughout: how confident she looks in even the most questionable of them.

source https://www.cnn.com/style/article/kim-kardashian-west-40-fashion/index.html

Soccer star takes UK child poverty into his own hands

After Conservative Party lawmakers voted down a scheme to provide free meals for hungry school children over Christmas, England international footballer Marcus Rashford is forging a national coalition to fill the void.

source https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/23/football/marcus-rashford-child-poverty-conservatives-coalition-spt-intl/index.html