On August 2021...

A car bomb blast followed by sporadic gunfire hit Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Tuesday near the heavily fortified “Green Zone”, leaving three civilians and three attackers dead, security officials said amid an upturn in violence by Taliban militants. At least seven other people were wounded, said health ministry spokesperson Ghulam Dastagir Nazari. An interior ministry spokesperson said security forces’ operations ended with the death of all attackers…

For more details – https://www.reuters.com/

August 04, 2021...

North Korea is releasing emergency military rice reserves as its food shortage worsens, South Korea’s spy agency said on Tuesday, with a heat wave and drought reducing the country’s supply. The country’s moribund economy is continuously being battered by the protracted Covid-19 pandemic, and while mass starvation and social chaos have not been reported, observers expect further deterioration of North Korea’s food situation until the autumn harvest…

For more details – https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/

August 03, 2021...

The death toll from the floods in China’s central Henan province last month has risen sharply to at least 302, officials have confirmed. About 50 people remain missing after the region was engulfed by severe flooding caused by heavy rainfall. Almost 13 million people were affected and nearly 9,000 homes were damaged. The majority of the deaths were reported in the city of Zhengzhou where floodwater inundated the city’s subway system and vehicles were swept away…

For more details – https://www.bbc.com/

August 02, 2021...

Sky News Australia has been banned from uploading content to YouTube for seven days after violating its medical misinformation policies by posting numerous videos which denied the existence of Covid-19 or encouraged people to use hydroxychloroquine or ivermectin. The ban was imposed by the digital giant on Thursday afternoon, the day after the Daily Telegraph ended Alan Jones’s regular column amid controversy about his Covid-19 commentary…

For more details – https://www.theguardian.com/

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