Top 10 world news: Nobel Prize for Chemistry, France stole from UK, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Oct 06, 2021, 08:57 PM IST


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French President Emmanuel Macron has been accused of plotting with the chiefs of European Union and taking the vaccines that were meant for Boris Johnson-ruled country. Meanwhile, Anas Haqqani, the Taliban's leader, on Tuesday paid a visit to the mausoleum of Mahmud Ghaznavi, the conqueror who stormed Gujarat's famous Somnath Temple in the 17th century and lauded him as a "great Muslim fighter." 

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As per some reports, France allegedly stole nearly five million Covid vaccines from the UK by plotting a scheme with European Union chiefs.

On Twitter, he praised Ghaznavi, who had previously attacked Gujarat, plundered the Somnath temple, and broken its jyotirlinga (idol).

The Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded to Benjamin List and David WC MacMillan this year “for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis”.

Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday revealed the discovery of a 2,700-year-old toilet, which was designed for a single home rather than a public latrine.

Vladimir Putin-led government reported 929 Covid deaths in the past 24 hours. This is the highest death toll the country has reported since the pandemic took over the world in the start of 2020.

Ellume has had to recall these kits approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as these kits had an unspecified manufacturing issue that was resulting in false Covid positives.

One such incident happened when the global outage of Facebook Inc. took place. Telegram, an instant messaging service like WhatsApp, gained nearly 70 million new users on Monday when the social media platforms of Facebook group.

Strength of a passport is measured by number of countries the holder is allowed to travel to without visa. Europe has dominated the list of powerful passports yet again as per Henley Passport Index.

Philippines, which is the second largest coconut producer of the world, was hit by typhoons which destroyed more than 49 million trees and has led to a disruption in supply chain.

Former US President Donald Trump dropped off the Forbes rich list in America as the magazine said his fortunes took a major hit as the pandemic hit the ex-president's big properties.