Miscellaneous

Ash coats Caribbean island of Saint Vincent after volcano eruption

The tiny eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent was blanketed with a thin layer of ash and a “strong sulphur” smell hung in the air on Saturday, a day after a volcano spectacularly erupted after decades of inactivity, APA reports.   The eruption of La Soufriere on Friday pumped dark clouds of ash some 10 […]

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Volodymyr Zelensky: Ukraine and Turkey cooperate in the field of aircraft manufacturing

“Ukraine is pleased to have a reliable neighbor, even if our border is the sea. Ukraine and Turkey are opening new horizons of cooperation: possible growth of investments in infrastructure, increase in trade turnover, partnership in energy and defense spheres,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky wrote on his Twitter account, APA reports.   He said that […]

Health Care

Israel reports 137 new COVID-19 cases, 835,811 in total

Israel’s Ministry of Health reported 137 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, raising the total infections in the country to 835,811, APA reports.   The death toll from the virus rose by 12 to 6,292, while the number of patients in serious conditions decreased from 270 to 268, out of 429 hospitalized patients.   The total […]

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5.0-magnitude quake hits South Pacific Ocean

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 jolted the South Pacific Ocean at 17:55:41 GMT on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, APA reports..   The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 40.0712 degrees south latitude and 124.4504 degrees west longitude.   Source: Azeri-Press News Agency

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Electrical problem strikes Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility

Iran’s Natanz nuclear site suffered an incident Sunday involving its electrical distribution grid, state TV reported, Behrouz Kamalvandi, a spokesperson for Iran’s civilian nuclear program, announcing the incident, APA reports citing local media.   Kamalvandi said there were no injuries nor pollution cause by the incident.   Source: Azeri-Press News Agency