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We bring you the biggest stories of the day so far. From China launching the Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft to Johnson’s cautiousness about meeting United Nations climate fund commitments, we’ve got it all.
You can also read reports of lava spurts as thousands evacuated after the volcano erupted in Spain’s Canary Islands, and the UN giving a list with a twist for the top 10 countries that reached gender equality.
Also read other stories, such as “Hotel Rwanda” hero convicted of terrorism, four words damaging the US response to Covid, Australia showed its “affection” to France during the world wars, and six killed and 24 injured in a shootout at Perm University.
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Six dead, 24 injured in shooting at Perm University, Russian health ministry says
A gunman opened fire on a university campus in central Russia on Monday and killed six people before being arrested, investigators said in the country’s second mass shooting this year against students.
BTS buys UNGA and performs “Permission To Dance” in the meeting room
They came, they spoke and they conquered. Not only did K-pop boy band BTS talk about climate change and sustainability amid the pandemic, the seven-member boy band also performed their latest hit “Permission To Dance” inside and out. exterior of the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Lava gushes, thousands evacuated as volcano erupts in Spain’s Canary Islands
Several homes have been destroyed in a volcanic eruption in Spain’s Canary Islands, authorities said, after forcing some 5,000 people from their homes.
United Nations General Assembly 2021: Here’s what to watch out for
The 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is about to begin its high-level week, which will include discussions on expanding access to COVID-19 vaccinations and addressing the increasing risks of climate change.
UN gives list with twist for top 10 countries that have achieved gender equality
Even when several governments and organizations claim to redouble their efforts, 1.4 million women are the victims of discrimination, violence and sexism.
Paul Rusesabagina: the hero of “Hotel Rwanda” condemned for terrorism
Rwandan prosecutors have requested a life sentence for Rusesabagina, the 67-year-old former hotelier credited with saving hundreds of lives during the 1994 genocide, and whose actions inspired the Hollywood film.
‘Do your own research’: four words hurt US response to Covid, report says
The US response to the pandemic has been strongly affected by the four little words “do your own research”. The idea was promoted by personalities too. It may sound like a positive but can be very disturbing as not everyone knows how to do research the right way. Lately there is a lot of incorrect information on the Internet.
Australia showed ‘affection’ to France during world wars, interim prime minister says
Acting Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said Australia did not need to prove its “affinity” and “affection” towards the French. Many Australians died on their soil during the two world wars. The leader said he understood the French disappointment but Australia had nothing to prove. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has left the country to meet with President Joe Biden in the United States.
China to launch Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft today
According to the Chinese state newspaper Global Times, the country is expected to launch the Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft on Monday. The Long March-7 Y4 would have completed fuel injection. The development comes as Chinese astronauts returned to Earth last week after completing the country’s longest crewed mission.
Johnson cautious about honoring United Nations Climate Fund commitments
Forcing rich countries to honor their UN climate fund pledges this week will be “an exaggerated exercise”, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted ahead of a meeting Monday with world leaders to do just that.