The global death toll from the coronavirus infection has topped 2.579 million; over 116 million cases of infection have been detected, according to Baltimore, Maryland's Johns Hopkins University, which tracks and compiles data from national and local authorities, the media and other sources.
The Republic of China was founded in Beijing - which was then known as Peking - in 1912. After the nationalist KMT lost the Chinese civil war to Mao’s communists in 1949 they treated to the island of Formosa, now known as Taiwan.
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - Yair Lapid, the leader of Israel's Yesh Atid party told Sputnik he had no intention to enter a coalition government with the ruling Likud party of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - As the European Union grapples with vaccine shortages and member states look for alliances outside the bloc to ramp up production, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has finally launched a review of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, which has just overtaken Pfizer as number 2 in terms of regulatory approvals.
Despite infertility being close to the same level between men and women, fertility between the two sexes is very different. The record for the world’s oldest father still remains firmly in the hands of Ramjit Raghav, an Indian man who fathered his last son at 96 years of age, with the world oldest mother being just 66.
Earlier this month, US President Joe Biden issued an executive order that prevented Myanmar from accessing funds currently being held by US banks. The move came after the Southeast Asian country’s military carried out a coup d'état and deposed democratically-elected government officials.
According to the report, the flight's captain declared an emergency as a precautionary measure and turned off the engine for the last 20 minutes of the flight. Boeing has reportedly been informed about the incident and started an investigation into the matter.
New Zealand has been recently struck by a series of powerful earthquakes, with the most powerful one having an 8.1 magnitude. The scale of the quakes prompted local authorities to issue a tsunami alert for the coastal areas.