Top 10 World News: Biden Signs Law on “Havana Syndrome, EU-Poland Spat, and More, World News
US President Joe Biden has signed a law that will provide financial support to US officials suffering from the mysterious “Havana Syndrome”. According to the Havana law, there will be financial compensation for members of the State Department and the CIA who suffer from brain damage. In other news, Poland appears to have taken a softer stance in its feud with the European Union (EU). Poland’s foreign ministry said on Saturday that the country would abide by EU laws. Read this and more in Top 10 World News.
Biden signs law to support victims of ‘Havana syndrome’
According to the Havana law, there will be financial compensation for members of the State Department and the CIA who suffer from brain damage.
Poland-EU conflict: will respect European law, according to Polish Foreign Ministry
The spat between Poland and the European Union has raised fears of a “Polexit”, the exit of Poland from the EU which recently saw Brexit
Polls in Czech Republic: Prime Minister Andrej Babis should lose office
Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is running for a second term. However, he faces public accusations such as mismanagement of the Covid pandemic, conflict of interest.
Mass funeral takes place in Kunduz one day after suicide bombing of mosque
Bodies were seen being buried in a mass grave in Kunduz. At the mosque, piles of sandals and rugs stained with blood were seen
Lebanon loses electricity as 2 power plants shut down due to fuel crisis
Due to a fuel shortage, Lebanon’s two main power plants were shut down. This resulted in power outages in several parts of the country
Former Iranian President Bani-Sadr Dies In Paris
At the age of 88, the first Iranian president after the 1979 Islamic revolution, Abolhassan Bani-Sadr, has passed away. The leader died at the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital in Paris following a prolonged illness. In February 1980, Bani-Sadr had risen from obscurity to become the first Iranian president with the help of the Islamic clergy. After a power struggle with religious, the leader fled the following year to France. He spent the rest of his life in the countryside
‘New normal’: Singapore expands non-quarantine travel to adapt to COVID-19
Starting October 19, fully vaccinated people from eight countries, including Britain, France, Spain and the United States, will be able to enter the island without quarantine if they pass their COVID-19 tests. , the government said.
Tensions between Mali and France fuel debate over foreign influence
Tensions had already mounted over French plans to reduce its military presence in the jihadist-ravaged Sahel – and over two coups d’état in Mali in just over a year
Chinese embassy defends business after Lanka throws organic fertilizer on harmful bacteria issues
The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Sri Lanka has issued a consecutive clarification on organic fertilizer supplied by the country’s company, Qingdao Seawin Biotech Group, which contains harmful bacteria. He said the hasty conclusion made by Sri Lanka’s national plant quarantine service lacks a scientific basis. The authorities’ decision to reject Seawin’s organic fertilizer based on the report is questionable, he added.
Son of former Afghan defense minister buys $ 20.9 million mansion
Described as an “ethnic Pashtun refugee” born in Afghanistan in 1977, the man is said to be the chairman of AD Capital Group, a Miami-based company.