Eight killed and many injured during incident at FedEx in Indianapolis

Eight people have been killed in a shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis. At least four people are in hospital - one with critical injuries - while two others were treated at the scene and released following the incident late on Thursday. Police earlier said multiple people were injured and had been transported to … Continue reading Eight killed and many injured during incident at FedEx in Indianapolis

US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

The US is recommending a “pause” in the administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots. In a joint statement on Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration said it was investigating blood clots in six women in the … Continue reading US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

Japan to release more than one million tonnes of radioactive water into sea

Japan will release more than one million tonnes of radioactive water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean. The decision, long-speculated but delayed for years due to safety concerns and protests, came at a meeting of Cabinet ministers who endorsed the ocean release as the best option. The move is being fiercely … Continue reading Japan to release more than one million tonnes of radioactive water into sea

Indian Brokerage Firm Upstox Suffers Data Breach Leaking 2.5 Millions Users’ Data

Online trading and discount brokerage platform Upstox has become the latest Indian company to suffer a security breach of its systems, resulting in the exposure of sensitive information of approximately 2.5 million users on the dark web. The leaked information includes names, email addresses, dates of birth, bank account information, and about 56 million know … Continue reading Indian Brokerage Firm Upstox Suffers Data Breach Leaking 2.5 Millions Users’ Data

S. African Covid variant better at bypassing Pfizer/BioNTech jab: Israeli study

The South African coronavirus variant is better at "breaking through" the defences of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine than other forms of the virus, Israeli experts said Sunday. However, one of the authors told AFP that while the study showed the variant to be relatively successful in infecting vaccinated people, it did not provide any data on … Continue reading S. African Covid variant better at bypassing Pfizer/BioNTech jab: Israeli study

Ukraine turns to Turkey as Russia threatens full-scale war

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited Istanbul over the weekend to mark the 10th anniversary of his country’s strategic partnership with Turkey and shore up support from his Black Sea neighbour as tensions escalate with Russia over Ukraine’s simmering war in Donbas. “Turkey’s support for the restoration of our sovereignty and territorial integrity is extremely important,” Zelenskyy … Continue reading Ukraine turns to Turkey as Russia threatens full-scale war