Day: October 9, 2021

Deadly Prison Riots In Ecuador

At least 116 people were killed and 80 injured in an Ecuadorian prison riot that broke out on September 28th. Many bodies were discovered across the Litoral penitentiary in the city of Guayaquil, as security forces fought to retake control from the cartels. The killings were brutal; many people were

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“A Gift To The World” – Malaria Vaccine Approved By The W.H.O.

Following an announcement on Wednesday the 6th of October, the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) has endorsed the widespread rollout of the world’s first malaria vaccine. RTS,S – or Mosquirix – has been recommended following the success of a 2019 pilot programme in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi. Developed by British pharmaceutical

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Turkey Forces Research Vessel Away From Continental Shelf

This past Sunday, Turkey pushed a Greek-Cypriot research vessel away from what it claims to be its continental shelf, signaling their willingness to assert control over disputed regions of the Mediterranean. The confrontation takes place days before Greece and Turkey are set to resume diplomatic talks, undermining hopes of a

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EU Looking To Target Lebanese Officials With Sanctions

On September 16th, members of the European Union voted on a resolution that included condemnation of Lebanese officials for their obstruction of investigations of the blast that occurred a year ago, as well as a legal framework for targeted sanctions. 571 out of 681 members of the European Parliament backed

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