Newsletter of Oct 5, 2021

A computer simulation explains the Vale dam disaster in Brazil

The study explains the potential trigger for the dam to collapse in 2019, devastating Brazil‘s environment with its water loaded of iron ore residue and killed 270 people. Read More


Iran refuses the United Nations inspects a nuclear site

In June, an apparent sabotage hit a centrifuge component manufacturing workshop. One camera of the International Atomic Energy Agency was destroyed there but Iran didn’t give the footage back to the agency. On September 12, the U.N. watchdog had yet reached an agreement with Iran for changing to new memory cards as they were due to fill up. The IAEA has been able to come to all necessary locations except that workshop. Iran considers it goes beyond the agreed terms, and that the agency should not consider it as one of its entitlements.


Guinea has a new president

Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, who led the coup in Guinea to overthrow the president Alpha Condy, has been sworn in as interim president of the country on Oct, 3. Anyone taking part of the interim government will be barred from being elected. A new constitution will be built and the date of the elections is not defined yet.

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