FE Today Logo

News in Brief- (24-09-2021)

September 24, 2021 00:00:00

Researchers discover galaxies

SYDNEY, Sept 23: An international team of researchers have discovered two ancient galaxies previously hidden by cosmic dust, which could provide a more complete picture of the universe. The study, published in the Nature journal on Wednesday, involved a team of researchers, including two astronomers from Australia's Swinburne University of Technology. — Xinhua

Indonesia reports 160 Covid deaths

JAKARTA, Sept 23: The number of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 2,881 within one day to 4,201,559, with the death toll adding by 160 to 141,114, the country's Health Ministry said on Thursday. According to the ministry, 4,386 more people were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of patients recovering from COVID-19 to 4,012,448. — Xinhua

UNSC condemns Sudan coup bid

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 23: The Security Council on Wednesday condemned in the strongest terms Tuesday's attempt to disrupt Sudan's transition by force. In a press statement, the members of the Security Council reiterated their full support to Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok in his endeavors to see Sudan through a successful transition in a manner that achieves the hopes and aspirations of the Sudanese people for an inclusive, peaceful, stable, democratic and prosperous future. — Xinhua

62 children died in Syria camp this yr

BEIRUT, Sept 23: Two children die every week in Al-Hol, one of the overcrowded Syrian camps where families with suspected links to the Islamic State group are stranded, Save the Children said Thursday. The charity said many countries, including EU states, were abandoning thousands of children in their desert limbo, vulnerable to violence, fires, malnutrition and illness. — AFP

Share if you like