Trouble mounts for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as Brazil's Supreme Court Justice Rosa Weber late on Friday authorized an investigation of President Jair Bolsonaro in the Covaxin deal with Bharat Biotech.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s team members who attended UNGA have tested positive for Covid-19. The Brazilian President, who has repeatedly said no to getting vaccinated, attended and addressed the UNGA as the first speaker when the meeting kicked off last week.
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Brazilian Minister of Health Marcelo Queiroga has tested positive for Covid-19 while in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the Brazilian president’s office announced. CNN Brasil reports Queiroga, when confronted by protesters against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, appeared to respond with two middle fingers in front of the residence of the Brazilian Mission at the UN.
Boris Johnson has hailed the UK's AstraZeneca Covid jab as a "great vaccine" during a meeting with Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, who has previously shared vaccine-sceptic views.
The prime minister urged people to get the jab, saying "I've had it twice", prompting his Brazilian counterpart to laugh as he wagged his finger, and responded "not yet" through an interpreter. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
In 2020, at least 270 people in Nigeria's Benue State died from a mystery ailment. The Nigerian government has revealed exclusively to DW that hundreds of people who died early last year from a mystery ailment in Benue State, had been poisoned by pesticides in a nearby river. Over a few weeks, at least 270 people died and more fell ill after drinking the water, contaminated by the substance. The sale and use of this product have been illegal for years but, as DW correspondent Flourish Chukwurah found, it's still available in the market.
Over in Kenya, hazardous pesticides are used there on a massive scale. But many are not subject to any restrictions. Some farmers have been campaigning for such chemicals to be withdrawn from the market citing evidence that they are harmful to human health. But they're facing resistance from the agriculture industry.
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A special court, rejecting Aryan Kham's bail, said that since his friend who was traveling with him was found with contraband and he had its knowledge, it amounted to ‘conscious possession’; A day after Amarinder Singh said he would launch a new outfit and hoped to tie up with the BJP for the Punjab election, BJP's Punjab unit chief welcomed the possibility. This and more news at 9 PM
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At least 46 deaths caused by heavy rainfall and landslides have been recorded in Uttarakhand since Sunday. Out of these, 1 death was reported on Sunday, 6 on Monday and at least 39 deaths on Tuesday. In total, 12 persons are injured and 11 are yet missing as per govt data.
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India is making an infrastructure push in the border state of Arunachal Pradesh in order to be able to move troops at short notice to the disputed China border in Eastern Ladakh where the 2 sides are in a deadlock at certain areas since a deadly clash in May 2020.
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In a big development today, the Subject Expert Committee on Covid-19 has granted emergency use approval to Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children in the 2-18 years age group. Meanwhile, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has reached Tikoniua to pay last respect to farmers who were killed in the October 3rd violence in Lakhimpur Kheri. Watch the video for this and more news at 2 PM.
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