Coronavirus in Wuhan Photograph:( AFP )
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As the new strains of coronavirus are taking over the world, the Indian government has assured masses that there is no evidence yet that the existing vaccines will not be useful gainst the new varints. In the west, Argentina has launched COVID-19 vaccinations by rolling out Russia's Sputnik V. While the world is battling coronavirus, China is busy batting off various accusations as the Asian country has been accused of underreporting infections in Wuhan.
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Turkey has linguistic and cultural ties with the Uighurs and Ankara has for quite some time been one of the primary safeguards of their motivation on the worldwide stage, however lately Turkey's public demonstration of help has faded.
As of Sunday, Wuhan had detailed an aggregate of 50,354 affirmed instances of Covid-19, as per the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission.
Health secretary Rajesh Bhushan informed that the daily new coronavirus cases had dropped to less than 17,000 after six months with daily deaths going down to less than 300 after six months.
The United States banned all US export licenses and loan credits for Turkey's military procurement agency and disallowed its president to travel or hold assets in the United States under the 2017 CAATSA law.
The earthquake led Slovenia to shut down its Krsko nuclear power plant as a "precaution". he quake was followed by an aftershock registering 4.9 magnitude, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre(EMSC) said.
Jinping's remarks come as China pushes to consolidate its ties with other nations ahead of the inauguration of Joe Biden on January 20.
As the trial began in China, the United States urged China to release the detainees and called out China's "tyranny". Now, after a day of the trial, the European Union has followed the suit and is demanding the immediate release of the 12 activists.
A woman who arrived from South Africa in Japan on December 19 and tested positive for COVID-19 turned out to be infected with the new 501.V2 strain.
While making the raid, the police also found several Nazi artefacts such as portraits of the infamous Adolf Hitler, German military uniforms and several medals too.
The vaccination drive began simultaneously around the country with frontline healthcare workers given priority.