Top 10 world news: Tokyo 2020 storm, Kuril Islands controversy and more

Top 10 world news: Tokyo 2020 storm, Kuril Islands controversy and more


Amid the escalation of the Taliban offensive in Afghanistan, US Marine General Kenneth McKenzie said the “US stands ready to continue this increased level of support in the coming weeks if the.” Taliban continue their attacks “. Tokyo a strong tropical storm Nepartak Jan proclaims and is expected to hit land on Tuesday, Jan’s meteorological agency announced. The first men’s Olympic triathlon event in Tokyo 2020 also got off to a bumpy start when a boat blocked the path of almost half of the participating athletes at the start line. Meanwhile, the basketball-playing robot CUE drew everyone’s attention in the men’s group B game between the USA and France on Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics as he demonstrated his skills at halftime.

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Amid the escalation of the Taliban offensive in Afghanistan, US Marine General Kenneth McKenzie said the “US stands ready to continue this increased level of support in the coming weeks if the.” Taliban continue their attacks “. Tokyo a strong tropical storm Nepartak Jan proclaims and is expected to hit land on Tuesday, Jan’s meteorological agency announced. The first men’s Olympic triathlon event in Tokyo 2020 also got off to a bumpy start when a boat blocked the path of almost half of the participating athletes at the start line. Meanwhile, the basketball-playing robot CUE drew everyone’s attention in the men’s group B game between the USA and France on Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics as he demonstrated his skills at halftime.

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US general promises air strikes in support of Afghan troops during the Taliban offensive

US President Joe Biden had announced that all US troops would leave Afghanistan by August 31, although the Taliban had occupied strategic border areas along Pakistan, Tajikistan and Iran.

Tokyo 2020: Due to the storm, organizers are forced to postpone events

Tropical storm Nepartak, with a wind speed of 108 kilometers per hour, has forced the organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to change the rowing and archery events.

Jan is furious when Russia talks about a free trade area in the Kuril Islands

The Kuril Islands are north of Jan’s island of Hokkaido. The islands have been controlled by Russia since Soviet troops captured them in the final days of World War II. The territorial dispute prevented the two countries from signing a peace agreement that would formally end their hostilities.

“Covid-resilient” Singore wants to start quarantine-free travel

Singore is admitted Quarantine-free Travel from September to the country, which will fully vaccinate 80 percent of its population over the next two months.

Mixed shots from AstraZeneca and Pfizer raise antibody levels: study

A study in South Korea found that a mixed dose of the first AstraZeneca Coronavirus Shot in combination with the next dose of Pfizer increases antibody levels in people.

Olympics: Watch – Meet CUE, the basketball robot that never misses a throw

Toyota’s super basketball robot, CUE, sets itself apart from the rest with its free-flowing shots seen during the U.S. halftime match against France on Sunday.

Watch: Boat stops as swimmers start the Tokyo 2020 men’s Olympic triathlon race

When the starting gun was fired, the boat tried to reverse quickly and could have hit the athletes. Many sighed in relief that no athlete was injured while the boat was moving aimlessly backwards at high speed.

Israel: IDF soldier sues Ben & Jerry’s for failing to sell his favorite ice cream

An Israeli Forces soldier is angry at Ben & Jerry’s for withdrawing his favorite ice cream from the Israeli-occupied Palestinian Territories.

Australia: Cockatoos learn how to open the lid of a trash can by watching other birds

Scientists in Australia have observed cockatoos learning how to open trash cans in Sydney by watching others.

6.2 magnitude earthquake hits the Indonesian island of Sulawesi

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia on Monday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

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