ETHIOPIA: REFUSING TO WEAR A MASK COULD COST YOU TWO YEARS IN JAIL

Thu 22 October 2020: Ethiopia can jail people for up to two years if they deliberately violate restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, the attorney general’s office said, amid concern that citizens are becoming lax after a state of emergency was lifted. The restrictions prohibit shaking hands, not wearing a mask in a […]

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TURKEY EXPORTS ANTI-DRONE SYSTEMS TO ALBANIA AND QATAR

Thu 22 October 2020: A southern Turkey-based defense industry firm that has been producing anti-drone systems for Turkish security forces, including an early warning system to address the several threats by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), has exported its local systems to Qatar and Albania. National War Technologies Defense Systems Inc., based in southern Antalya province, […]

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ENTIRE TERRITORY ON AZERBAIJAN-IRAN BORDER LIBERATE AZERBAIJAN CLAIMS

Thu 22 October 2020: In the 26th day of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, the entire territory on the Azerbaijan-Iran border that was held by Yerevan for almost 30 years has now been saved, President Ilham Aliyev said Thursday. The president celebrated the victory for the people of Azerbaijan and Iran. The Azerbaijani army also liberated […]

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SOUTH KOREA: WORRIES RISE AFTER MULTIPLE DEATHS ALLEGEDLY LINKED TO FLU SHOT

Thu 22 October 2020: At least 13 South Koreans have died after receiving flu shots in recent days, according to official and local media reports, ramping up fears about vaccine safety even as authorities rule out a link. Health authorities said on Wednesday they had no plans to suspend a program to inoculate around 19 […]

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DOZEN KILLED INCLUDING CHILDREN IN MOSQUE TARGETED BY AFGHAN AIR STRIKE

Thu 22 October 2020: The attack on a religious school in the northeastern province of Takhar also wounded 14 others An Afghan military air strike targeting Taliban fighters killed at least 12 people, including children, and wounded 14 in an attack that hit a mosque in the northeastern province of Takhar, provincial officials said on […]

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22 OCTOBER: WHAT HAPPENED ON THIS DAY?

451 – The Chalcedonian Creed, regarding the divine and human nature of Jesus, is adopted by the Council of Chalcedon, an ecumenical council.[1] 794 – Emperor Kanmu relocates the Japanese capital to Heian-kyō (now Kyoto).[2] 906 – Ahmad ibn Kayghalagh leads a raid against the Byzantine Empire, taking 4,000–5,000 captives.[3] 1383 – The male line of the Portuguese House of Burgundy becomes extinct with the death of King Fernando, leaving […]

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