London [UK], November 28 (ANI): Several Billboards have been put in the streets of London demanding the arrest of Chen Quanguo, secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The message on the boards urge the United Kingdom to act against the Chinese leader for the repression of Uyghurs and Tibetan communities.
An extremely-rare white penguin has been spotted in the Galapagos Islands. It is believed to be the first in the history of the islands. The bird was filmed by guide Jimmy Patino when he was giving a tour to tourists at on Isabela Island. The unusual penguin with white plumage was seen standing next to a lizard nearly double its size.
Moscow [Russia], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Moscow has registered 76 deaths of patients infected with COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the Russian capital's death toll to 8,756, the city's coronavirus response center said in a statement on Friday.
Geneva [Switzerland], November 28 (ANI/Sputnik): The troublesome storing conditions of some candidate coronavirus vaccines and the associated high costs should not discourage countries from adopting them as an immunization means, Kate O'Brien, the director for Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals at the World Health Organization (WHO), said on Friday.
Geneva [Switzerland], November 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Mariangela Simao, the World Health Organization's (WHO) assistant director-general for access to medicines and health products, said on Friday that the exchange of clinical data and best practices of COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing remained crucial, especially with those vaccine candidates which were in the process of getting emergency use authorization.
New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): Hosting the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Council of Heads of Government Summit for the first time on November 30, India will focus on the COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent economic challenges.
Geneva [Switzerland], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge on Friday called on member states of the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth of Independent States (IPA CIS) Council to be more politically engaged to ensure the effective vaccination against COVID-19.
North Korean hackers tried to target the system of the British COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer, AstraZeneca in the recent weeks.The hackers imposed as recruiters on social networking platforms LinkedIn and WhataApp - and approached the staff at AstraZeneca with fake job offers. North Korea had previously denied carrying out cyber attacks.