There are already 2.6 million Afghans refugees in the world – a figure that’s sure to rise significantly as the US and other allies race to complete an evacuation of the country by the looming August 31 deadline.
Japanese officials have suspended the use of millions of doses of the Moderna COVID vaccine after foreign substances were found in a number of batches and two people died after receiving jabs from the affected lots.
The EU high representative for foreign affairs has proposed an “initial entry force” of 5,000 troops so the bloc is better prepared for future emergencies, after the crisis in Afghanistan put its security failures in spotlight.
New Zealand’s largest city Auckland will remain in lockdown for two more weeks despite the mounting decline in coronavirus cases, while the health ministry reported the country’s first death linked to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
The US Central Command has said it is investigating reports that civilians were killed as a result of its strike on an alleged ISIS-K vehicle in Kabul. It has been reported that an entire family perished in the operation.
Max Keiser talks to Gerald Celente of Trendsresearch.com about the trend of artificially tying monetary policies to the pandemic, which leads to rising profits for the rich while pushing ordinary people over the verge of poverty.