Wednesday, October 27, 2021


Turkish President ordered 10 foreign ambassadors to be declared persona non grata

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of the jailed philanthropist, businessman and human rights activis Osman Kavala to be declared persona non grata. "I gave the instruction to our foreign minister and said 'You will immediately handle the persona non grata declaration of these 10 ambassadors,'" Erdogan said.

A new way to activate the immune system against cancers was discovered by MIT researchers

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have now discovered a new way to jump-start the immune system to attack tumors. It’s about removing tumor cells from the body, treating them with chemotherapy drugs, and then placing them back in the tumor. This spurs the T cells into action.

A deadly bacteria was found in some aromatherapy spray which are recalled in America

Walmart recalled approximately 3,900 bottles of Better Homes and Gardens' essential oil infused aromatherapy spray with gemstones, manufactured by Flora Classique Inc., 5-ounce glass bottles, which were distributed to approximately 55 Walmart stores nationwide between February and October.

17 people were killed after an explosion at an ammunition plant in Russia, Friday

A deadly explosion and fire at an ammunition disposal plant in Russia's western Ryazan province on Friday killed at least 16 people. One employee was taken to hospital with serious injuries after the accident and died there. He sustained burns of 80% of his skin's surface. The explosion occurred in the village of Lesnoy in Shilovsky District, about 270 kilometres southeast of Moscow.

Based on study results, Pfizer asked FDA to approve coronavirus vaccine for children aged 5 to 11

Pfizer says kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine are safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children (5- to 11-year-old). The shots could begin in early November and will determine to have first children protected by Christmas.

Queen Elizabeth “remains in good spirits” after testing in hospital

Queen Elizabeth II, 95-year-old monarch, spent Wednesday night at King Edward VII’s hospital following medical advice to rest for a few days while "preliminary investigations," according to a Buckingham palace spokesperson. Before, she cancelled a planned trip to Northern Ireland this week.

Biggest rainfall, significant snow and even an atmospheric river predicted for the Western U.S.

A series of potent Pacific storms are directed at Northern California this week.

US surgeons in NewYork transplanted a pig’s kidney to a human

US surgeons in NewYork say they have successfully given a pig's kidney to a person in a transplant. The recipient was brain-dead, without hope of recovering. The kidney came from a pig that had been genetically modified to stop the organ being recognised by the body as "foreign" and being rejected.

Donald Trump announced launch of owned social media network called “TRUTH Social” in 2022

Former President Trump on Wednesday announced the upcoming launch of his own social media network called "TRUTH Social."

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was awarded the European Union’s top human rights prize

Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, 45-year-old activist, was awarded the annual Sakharov prize ,the European Union's top human rights prize, Wednesday. The European Parliament praised his "immense personal bravery."

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Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is on the way to get approval to be administred to 5- to 11-year-olds

An advisory panel on Tuesday endorsed kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.The vote was not unanimous. One member of the 18-member committee abstained from Tuesday’s vote. However a heart-related side effect that’s been very rare in teens and young adults who get a much higher dose can occur.

The Queen Elizabeth II will not be attending the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow

Even if Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II of England has big regrets, she will not be attending the COP26 climate change summit in Glasgow which starts this weekend

A cyberattack crippled gas stations across Iran on Tuesday

Iran has faced a series of cyberattacks and the latest crippled gas stations across Iran on Tuesday, leaving motorists stranded in long lines. Only payments in cash are possible. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

The company Blue Origins of Jeff Bezos is proposing a massive new commercial space station called “Orbital Reef”

Blue Origin says it will create a new privately owned space station in orbit around the Earth. The company call it „a mixed-use business park" in space. It will be named Orbital Reef and the hope is to be ready for use by the end of the 2020s.

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