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Iran blames Israel, vows revenge

Iran yesterday accused arch-foe Israel of sabotaging its key Natanz nuclear site and vowed revenge for an attack that appeared to be latest episode in a long-running covert war.

34 die off the coast of Djibouti: IOM

Thirty-four migrants drowned yesterday after their boat capsized off the coast of Djibouti, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said, the second such accident in just over a month.

EMA issues post-jab alert for medics

The safety committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has asked those receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine (called Covishield in India) and medical professionals to look out for cases of unusual blood clots with low platelets, a rare adverse event with the vaccine.

Australia abandons Covid-19 vaccination targets after new advice on AstraZeneca shots

Australia abandons Covid-19 vaccination targets after new advice on AstraZeneca shots

Australia has abandoned a goal to vaccinate nearly all of its 26 million population by the end of 2021 following advice that people under the age of 50 take Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine rather than AstraZeneca’s shot.

Construction Of Mega Dam In Tibet: China’s plans stoke fears in India

Construction Of Mega Dam In Tibet: China’s plans stoke fears in India

China is planning a mega dam in Tibet able to produce triple the electricity generated by the Three Gorges -- the world’s largest power station -- stoking fears among environmentalists and in neighbouring India.

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