North Korea test-fires first strategic cruise missile

U.S. 09/13/21, 15:32

North Korean state media on Monday, Sept. 13, said its government successfully tested its new long-range cruise missile over the weekend.  According to Reuters, the weapon was capable of traveling up to 930 miles (1,500km), the official KCNA news agency said. It hit the targets and fell into the country's territorial ...

35 international experts slam Beijing’s ‘disgraceful’ organ transplant market

D.C. 09/13/21, 03:25

Organ harvesting atrocities in mainland China can impact anyone, international experts have warned. Thirty-five experts, parliamentarians, and witnesses from 19 countries will expose the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP's) industrial-scale butchering to sell human body parts for profit. Billed to be a world-first in medical ethics and human rights in both breadth and ...

India faces Nipah virus amid COVID-19

News 09/09/21, 00:01

A potential outbreak with a lethal virus is emerging in India, but it is no COVID-19. Rallying from the worst strike of the Delta variant that once made it an epicenter of COVID-19, health officials are on the lookout for Nipah, a rare virus first discovered in the late 1990s and ...

Japan records third death after receiving jab of suspended Moderna vaccine

News 09/08/21, 06:48

A third person had died in Japan after being administered with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine that came from one of the recalled contaminated batches, Japan authorities confirmed Monday, Sept. 6.  The man, 49, died on August 12 after receiving his second shot a day prior, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor ...

19 Chinese fighter jets raise alarm after entering Taiwanese air space

Asia & Pacific 09/06/21, 23:06

Chinese forces once again invaded Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Sept. 5. Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense Affairs reported the Chinese regime penetrated the southwest corner of the ADIZ, north of the disputed Pratas Island. The arsenal included 10 J-16 multirole fighters, four H-6 bombers (which can carry nuclear weapons), ...

Japan detects first Mu variant patients

News 09/04/21, 00:19

On the first day of September, Japan reported the arrival of the Mu COVID-19 strain in its country.   The Mu variant, also known as B.1.621, was categorized into the World Health Organization (WHO)’s list of “variants of interest” on Aug. 30. Japan’s health ministry announced there were two patients infected with the ...

Japan PM resigns for COVID-19 management fiasco

Politics 09/03/21, 17:54

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, on Friday, Sept. 3, announced he is stepping down from his post over the struggle to control the new COVID-19 wave in the country. According to the Financial Times, Suga said he would not participate in the Liberal Democratic party's leadership race this September, ahead of ...

Afghan resistance group defend province against attack by the Taliban

Middle East 09/02/21, 17:30

The conflict between the Afghan resistance group in Panjshir valley and the Taliban erupted again, resulting in damages claimed by both sides on Thursday, September 2. After several attempts to attack the last province resisting its rule since the fall of Kabul in Panjshir valley, the Taliban on Wednesday surrounded the ...

Mysterious fever ravaging northern India

News 09/02/21, 05:23

 Uttar Pradesh, the largest state in northern India, reports fatalities from a new fever that emerged over the week. Most of the cases were among children. According to the BBC, more than 40 children and a dozen adults perished in just a week after contracting the fever.  Aside from body sweat from ...

Japan rejects another million doses of contaminated Moderna vaccine

News 08/31/21, 15:57

Japanese authorities announced the suspension of another one million doses of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Moderna vaccines after growing concerns about contaminated batches in different regions of the Asian country.  According to Reuters, two regions in Japan announced the temporary suspension of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday after "foreign substances" ...

North Korea reactivates its nuclear plant, a UN agency reports

Asia & Pacific 08/31/21, 15:51

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) denounced that the nuclear plant in Yongbyon, North Korea, used to produce plutonium for nuclear weapons, registers activity since July 2021. "Since early July 2021, there have been indications, including the discharge of cooling water, consistent with the operation," the UN agency's annual report said. The ...

Watch: Taliban uses US helicopter to dangle a person in public show

Middle East 08/30/21, 16:39

The Taliban quickly repurposed an abandoned aircraft to dangle a person in a public show of dominance on Aug. 30. The militant group used a U.S.-made helicopter to publicly hang a civilian above Kandahar, 497 kilometers (309 miles) southwest of Kabul. "Taliban using newly acquired American Blackhawk helicopters to hang people," Loud ...

Inquiry triggered after two women die of Covishield vaccine in India

News 08/30/21, 15:47

Two people died with similar symptoms after receiving their first dose of the Covishield vaccine, triggering an inquiry in Kerala, India. Covishield is the India-made version of AstraZeneca's Vaxzevria jab, which has been authorized in the EU. The victims are Mahima Mathew, 31, a pregnant woman and a native of Kanjirappally in Kottayam, and ...

Contaminated Moderna vaccines in Japan: Two deaths after inoculation

Asia & Pacific 08/30/21, 03:50

Two days after Japan announced the suspension of 1.6 million Moderna COVID-19 vaccines due to contamination reports, the country accounted for two deaths from Moderna recipients on Saturday, Aug. 28.  Japan's health ministry revealed that the two patients in their 30s died days after receiving one of the Moderna shots belonging ...