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Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh responded to G7 allegations that Iran was involved in the fatal attack on the Mercer Street tanker, saying the allegations were unfounded. He added that it was “noteworthy” that the incident took place days before the inauguration of the newly elected Iranian president.
In other news, in a statement, NASA said it wants to recruit a select group of good people to help the agency achieve its goal of getting people to Mars by 2037. NASA is looking for “highly motivated people” who would like to take part in a one-year Mars simulation module of the Martian surface.
Finally, read about javelin throwers as well Neeraj Chopra’s historic victory at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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Iran FM spokesman calls time of attack on Mercer Street “remarkable”
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said it was “remarkable” that the incident should take place days before the inauguration of the newly elected Iranian president.
NASA is recruiting to send people to Mars as early as 2037
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games: Neeraj Chopra wins gold in Javelin, India’s first ever victory in athletics
Indian spear ace Neeraj Chopra made history at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He won India its second gold medal in the Olympics. Previously, Abhinav Bindra had won one at the 2008 Olympics.
The number of COVID-19 deaths worldwide is estimated at 5.3 million as of December
With the Delta variant causing a spike in COVID-19 cases, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation estimates 5.3 million deaths will be reported and an additional 12 million deaths will occur by December.
North Korea to develop nuclear and missile programs in 2021 – UN report
Reuters reports on Friday show that despite international sanctions and a deteriorating economic situation, North Korea continued to develop its nuclear and ballistic missile programs in the first half of 2021.
Another lockdown in the UK unlikely, claims a scientist who first imposed restrictions
Despite the widespread spread of the Delta variant coronavirus, the UK Government’s top scientific adviser believes it is highly unlikely that another lockdown will be required in the country.
Churches in Hungary should be subject to the anti-LGBTQ law
According to a new announcement by the Hungarian government, churches will also be affected by Hungary’s controversial anti-LGBTQ law.
COVID-19 vaccines may not be able to stop delta transmission
Public Health England said a recent report revealed that the delta variant of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus suggests those vaccinated may be as susceptible to transmission of the highly contagious strain as the unvaccinated.
British women call employers because they don’t understand the pain of menopause
Women stand up for their rights which, in their opinion, are being taken away by large corporations. More and more women are suing their employers for unfair dismissals and gender discrimination due to menopause.
Unvaccinated people are twice as likely to be infected with COVID-19: Study
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that unvaccinated people have twice the risk of contracting COVID-19.