It is the end of the February 2021. Let’s see the important events and news around the world.
The coup d’état in Myanmar removed Aung San Suu Kyi from the power.
Also Armenian military had requested the prime minister to resign. The Armenian prime minister Nikol Pashinyan accused the military of attempting a coup.
Kosovo had officially established diplomatic ties with Israel and plans to open and embassy in Jerusalem.
US president announced that US will stop providing arms for Saudi Arabia and UAE to use in the Yemeni Civil war. At the end of the month Biden sent airstrikes at Syria as a form of retaliation.
US officially rejoined the Paris Agreement.
More than 300 school girls were kidnapped in Nigeria by an unidentified gunman. After a day 42 children were released. The sources say that the kidnapping for ransom is common in the area.
The UAE’s Hope became the first Arabian mission to successfully enter Mars orbit. It was launched on July 19th 2020 and reached Mars on 9th February 2021
COVID 19 Pandemic
At the beginning of the month the number of vaccination administered exceeded 100 million worldwide. And by the 20th the number exceeded 200 million.
Experts find a Wuhan laboratory leak to be “extremely unlikely”, with a “natural reservoir” in bats being a more likely origin.
While United States became the first country to pass 500,000 deaths due to the virus, The global death toll passed 2.5 million at the end of the month.