Sudanese soldiers have arrested most of the members of the country’s cabinet and a large number of pro-government party leaders on Monday in an apparent military coup, throwing a fragile transition towards democracy into disarray.

The United States, Britain and France have told the United Nations that North Korea, which tested what it said was a “new type” submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 has continued to advance its weapons programmes, despite international sanctions.

A booster shot of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer/BioNTech is 95.6 per cent effective against symptomatic infection, according to trial data published by the makers on Thursday.

Russia has called on the Taliban to form a government that includes all ethnic groups and political forces in Afghanistan, as the group attended a round of talks in Moscow.

North Korea has confirmed it test-fired a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), a day after South Korea reported the launch of what it said appeared to be an SLBM from North Korea’s east coast.

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