Wed, 20 Jan 2021

Dozens dead as Taliban and Afghan security forces clashes escalate

KABUL, Afghanistan - Major violence has spread, and escalated across Afghanistan.Scores of national security forces and Taliban militants have been ...

Israel shuts out Palestinians from vaccine program

JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities should provide Covid-19 vaccines to the more than 4.5 million Palestinians in the occupied West Bank ...

Thousands of armed National Guard troops patrol U.S. capital

WASHINGTON, DC - Washington is locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials are geared up for pro-Trump marches in all ...

Trump administration makes major military strategic shift for Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - In a sign of the changing political environment in the Middle East, the United States military will ...

Execution on Saturday possible last Federal execution in United States

WASHINGTON, DC - Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump's administration carried out its last federal execution when Dustin John Higgs, convicted ...

Undercover Chinese survey ship intercepted in Indonesian waters

A Chinese government survey ship was intercepted "running dark" without broadcasting its position via AIS (Automated Identification System) by Indonesian ...

Xi Focus: Beijing 2022 venues witness China's commitment to Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua | Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee ...

Joe Biden to be oldest US president to take oath today

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): With a promise to 'heal' America, which in recent months witnessed a chaotic election ...

Austin says will review US force presence in Mideast

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI/Sputnik): President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Defense Secretary, Lloyd Austin, said during his Senate confirmation hearing ...

Turkey accused of trading Uyghurs for Chinese vaccine

Washinton [US], January 20 (ANI): Turkey started mass vaccination against COVID-19 with China's 'Sinovac' vaccine but its orders for the ...

India dispatches Covishield vaccines to Bhutan

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): As a gift from India, the first consignment of 1.5 lakh dosages of COVID-19 ...

US Classifies China's Policies Toward Uighurs as 'Genocide'

WASHINGTON - In the final hours of the President Donald Trump's administration, the United States on Tuesday formally labeled the ...

U.S. COVID-19 deaths surpass 400,000 on last day of Trump's presidency

© Provided by Xinhua | Travelers wearing face masks are seen at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, ...

Hall of Fame pitcher Don Sutton dies at 75

Hall of Fame pitcher and Los Angeles Dodgers great Don Sutton has died at the age of 75, his family ...

In farewell address, Trump wishes Biden luck

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): US President Donald Trump, in his farewell address on Tuesday, highlighted his accomplishment as president ...

International Zoological Park in Nagpur to be renamed

Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): The Maharashtra government has renamed Gorewada International Zoo here as 'Balasaheb Thackeray Gorewada International ...

China poses most significant challenge: Blinken

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): China poses the most significant challenge "of any nation-state to the United States", said Anthony ...

ED arrests absconding bank loan fraudster

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested an absconding accused Narender Kumar Patel, the director ...

'Sea erosion project to be implemented with KIIFB'

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 20 (ANI): The project to combat sea erosion will be implemented with the help of the ...

America divided: never has the pursuit of happiness seemed so far off

As Washington hosts a presidential inauguration under strict security lockdown, the US has rarely been more divided and unhappy. The ...

What Janet Yellen can do about climate change as US Treasury secretary

Janet Yellen is poised to be the next U.S. Treasury secretary, and her inbox will require every ounce of her ...

Sorenstam sad over 'dark day' but no regrets over Trump award

Retired golf star Annika Sorenstam said Tuesday she was sad over the "dark day" of the US Capitol invasion despite ...

State Media: Iraq to Postpone General Elections by Four Months

Iraq's Cabinet members voted unanimously Tuesday to postpone this year's general elections from June 6 until October 10, according to ...

US Classifies China's Policies Toward Uighurs as 'Genocide'

WASHINGTON - In the final hours of the President Donald Trump's administration, the United States Tuesday formally labeled the Chinese ...

India has mainstreamed 'Indo-Pacific', says Harsh Shringla

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Tuesday said that India has not only mainstreamed ...

Denmark mulls Taiwan's WHO return

Taipei [Taiwan], January 20 (ANI): Denmark's parliament is reportedly considering a resolution to support Taiwan's bid to return to the ...

UK sees record deaths as virus variants deepen global concern

The world received more frightening reminders of the pandemic's worsening danger Tuesday as Britain's daily death toll reached a record, ...

JP McManus Pro-Am postponed until 2022

The JP McManus Pro-Am, a star-studded charity event held in Ireland that was set to feature Tiger Woods, World No. ...

Biden Plans Ambitious Agenda for First 100-Days

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden is promoting a $1.9 trillion economic relief package to a country battered by a year-long ...

Orgs call for investigation in Karima Baloch's death

London [UK], January 19 (ANI): Baloch and Sindhi human rights and political organisations have called for an international investigation into ...

Delhi HC issues notice to govt, DDA,NDMC on contempt plea o

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued a notice on a contempt plea filed ...

SC-appointed panel holds first meeting on new farm laws

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): The first meeting of the Committee appointed by the Supreme Court to deliberate with ...

Madagascar COVID, Hunger Crisis Sparks Urgent UN Appeal

GENEVA - The United Nations is launching a $76 million flash appeal to be able to provide life-saving humanitarian aid ...

Golf Glance: Andrew Landry defends in La Quinta

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

SC to hear bail plea of Kannada film actress Ragini Dwivedi

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned to Thursday, the hearing on a petition filed ...

China-Pakistan spat over BRI derailing CPEC

Karachi [Pakistan], January 19 (ANI): The annual bilateral summit of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has been delayed due to ...

Hardeep Puri discusses enhanced trade partnership with UK

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday held talks with UK Minister ...

'India honoured to meet healthcare needs of world'

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): As India is set to begin supplies of COVID-19 vaccines to its neighbouring countries, ...

Timbers secure permanent signing of F Felipe Mora

The Portland Timbers completed the transfer of Chilean forward Felipe Mora from the Liga MX club Pumas UNAM and signed ...

Kevin Na vaults 13 spots in U.S. Ryder Cup rankings

Kevin Na vaulted 13 spots in the United States Ryder Cup team points standings released Tuesday following his victory at ...

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Australian commercial metro radio fans hit over 11 million last year

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Australian metropolitan commercial radio audience grew by 2% to nearly 11.1 million listeners in 2020, ...

Painting inspires Afghan girls to break through confinements of tradition

© Provided by Xinhua | Afghan girls learn painting at an "Art House for Women" managed by artist Hafiza Mohammadi ...

Madagascar COVID, Hunger Crisis Sparks Urgent UN Appeal

GENEVA - The United Nations is launching a $76 million flash appeal to be able to provide life-saving humanitarian aid ...

Sania Mirza reveals she had contracted coronavirus

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): Indian tennis player Sania Mirza on Tuesday revealed that she had tested positive for ...

Curious Kids: How is history written and who writes it?

How is history written and who writes it? - Zoe, aged ten, Glasgow, ScotlandThinking about who writes history is very ...

India strongly condemns attack on UN peacekeepers

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): India on Tuesday strongly condemned the attack on peacekeepers of the United Nations Multidimensional ...

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DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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