ROSATOM announced the winners of its Global Atomic Quiz 2022 nuclear awareness initiative, which was held on November 10 to celebrate World Science Day. This year, 100 lucky participants from Russia, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Hungary, Belarus, Turkey, India and other countries became the winners. The full list is available on the project website: quiz.atomforyou.com.
Turkish authorities have detained a man who apparently left an explosive device on the central pedestrian street of Istanbul. This was announced on Monday, 14 November, by the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the country, Suleiman Soylu.
A powerful explosion rocked the center of Istanbul. According to the NTV channel, the incident occurred on the popular pedestrian street Istiklal in Beyoglu district. The Breaking News Twitter account reported that several people were injured in the explosion.
Passengers traveling to the Emirate of Dubai are no longer required to present a coronavirus vaccination certificate or undergo PCR tests. This was announced on 8 November by the website of the Emirates air carrier.
On World Science Day, celebrated all over the globe on November 10, ROSATOM is once again launching its much-anticipated international initiative – Global Atomic Quiz 2022.
The global population is projected to reach 8 billion on 15 November 2022, and India is projected to surpass China as the world’s most populous country in 2023, according to World Population Prospects 2022, released today on World Population Day.
In the third quarter of 2022, the world’s central banks bought 399 tons of gold. About US$20 billion was spent on the purchase of gold, according to the World Gold Council (WGC).
President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed laws on Saturday that reduce the powers of the head of state. It is reported by Interfax.
Climate change is seriously affecting vulnerable populations around the world, especially those who live in conflict zones or lack access to basic health care. This was stated on Friday by the International Committee of the Red Cross /ICRC/, Xinhua News Agency reports.
Hungary plans to strengthen its energy system by introducing new energy assets. By 2030, a new nuclear power plant with two VVER-1200 reactors will appear in the country, the license for the construction of which was issued at the end of August this year. Thus, the country became the first among the EU countries where a permit was obtained for the construction of reactors of this type. It is expected that the new power units with a total capacity of 2.4 GW will significantly strengthen the country’s energy sector.