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Attack in Red SeaAn Iranian cargo ship has come under attack by a limpet mine in the Red Sea. It was the latest in a reported series of attacks on Israeli and Iranian-owned ships since late February in which the two arch-enemies accused each other of responsibility.Ruled outThe U.S. government won’t issue so-called vaccine passports after Texas sought to limit their development because of privacy concerns. Vaccine passports have been touted around the world as a potentially powerful tool in safely reopening countries to mass gatherings and travel.Still no progressEgypt and Sudan said that the latest round of talks with Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in Kinshasa have ended with no progress. Egypt’s foreign ministry said the talks failed after Ethiopia rejected a Sudanese proposal to include international mediators in talks.Link confirmedEurope’s medicines regulator announced a possible link between the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford and rare blood clotting issues in adults who received the shot.The EMA decision also follows a move in Germany, which last week suspended the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine in people under 60 years old.