Fri, 22 Jan 2021

48 years after winning Senate seat, Biden assumes presidency

The end of Donald Trump's dysfunctional tenure in the White House means the start of a relatively normal presidency under ...

Former President Donald Trump arrives at new home, Mar-a-Lago

U.S. President Donald Trump left the White House for the final time on Wednesday, heading by helicopter to a nearby ...

B'Tselem describes Israel as apartheid state

Last week Israeli human rights group B'Tselem released a position paper describing for the first time in its 30-year history, ...

Inauguration Day for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris arrives

WASHINGTON, DC - With a promise to 'heal' America, which in recent months witnessed a chaotic election and messy transition ...

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 ...

Facebook Oversight Panel to Review Suspension of Trump's Accounts

Facebook's independent oversight board said Thursday that it had accepted the company's request to review its decision to suspend the ...

US death toll from COVID-19 likely to top 5,00,000: Biden

Washington [US], January 22 (ANI): The United States' death toll from COVID-19 is likely to top 5,00,000 next month, US ...

UN Calls Attention to Sexual Violence in Ethiopia's Tigray Conflict

The United Nations is urging a "zero tolerance" policy for crimes of sexual violence in Ethiopia's troubled Tigray region.According to ...

COVID vaccine hoarding putting Africa at risk: WHO

Africa is in danger of being left behind in the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines as countries in other regions strike ...

Concerned over precarious security situation in CAR: India

New York [US], January 22 (ANI): Expressing serious concerns over the "precarious" security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR), ...

European Central Bank Says COVID Stimulus Policies to Stay in Place

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said Thursday the bank will keep its COVID-19-related economic stimulus package in place as ...

US Pledges to Join WHO COVID Global Vaccination Initiative

The leading infectious disease expert in the United States says the country will participate in the global initiative to provide ...

Scholars demand Canada reconsider relations with Pakistan

Toronto [Canada], January 22 (ANI): After the mysterious death of Baloch activist Karima Baloch, Tarek Fatah, an author on Pakistani ...

ShantyTok: is the sugar and rum line in Wellerman a reference to slavery?

Amid the global media coverage of the pandemic and Donald Trump's final days as US president, an unexpected music genre ...

Why the EU's global fishing activities can't be called sustainable yet

The EU has a large fleet that fishes outside European waters. Nearly a third of its catch comes from non-EU ...

Islamophobia in western media is based on false premises

Although anti-Muslim sentiments certainly existed long before 2001, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the response to them intensified anti-Muslim ...

5 things Russia exported before gas and oil

Candles, clothing, sails, and even the bread Europeans bought, often came from Russia. 1. Honey and beeswaxLegion MediaGreek hIstorian Polybius ...

ECB leaves monetary policy on hold as lockdown worries loom

© Provided by Xinhua | Photo taken on Jan. 21, 2021 shows the European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde ...

McGregor vows 'masterpiece' in MMA return

Conor McGregor promised a "masterpiece" when the biggest draw card in mixed martial arts returns to the fray Saturday against ...

TACO headlines new GODSENT roster

GODSENT introduced an all-Brazilian roster for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive competition Thursday featuring in-game leader Epitacio "TACO" de Melo. Coached by ...

Sri Lanka resume commercial flights after 10 month halt

Colombo [Sri Lanka], January 21 (ANI): The Airport and Aviation Services Sri Lanka on Thursday informed that Bandaranaike International Airport ...

Russian vaccine to cost below USD 10 per shot in India

By Priyanka SharmaNew Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI): The Russian COVID-19 vaccine 'Sputnik V' will cost less than USD 10 ...

India records 15,223 more COVID-19 cases

New Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI): As many as 15,223 more COVID-19 cases were reported in India, taking the country's ...

RR trade Robin Uthappa to CSK

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], January 21 (ANI): Rajasthan Royals on Thursday announced that batsman Robin Uthappa has been traded to Chennai ...

Bid for 6 airports conducted in a transparent manner: MCA

New Delhi (India), January 21 (ANI): The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Thursday refuted a news article claiming that ...

EU Lawmakers Demand Halt To Nord Stream 2 Over Navalny Arrest

The European Parliament has passed a resolution calling on the European Union to 'immediately' stop completion of the Nord Stream ...

Fresh Covid-19 blow for Australian Open as Badosa tests positive

Spain's Paula Badosa has tested positive for the coronavirus while quarantined in a Melbourne hotel ahead of the Australian Open.She ...

Gurbaz century leads Afghanistan to victory over Ireland

A breathless century on his debut from teenage opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz helped Afghanistan to a 16-run win over Ireland in ...

Breakaway European Super League 'would not be recognised' by FIFA

"Any club or player involved in such a competition would as a consequence not be allowed to participate in any ...

What a hoof! Keeper sets world record for long-range goal

Goalkeeper Tom King's midweek goal for fourth-tier Newport County has been confirmed as the longest in football history.King's wind-assisted effort ...

Coronavirus: The global plan to share Covid-19 vaccines

As members of the Covax facility, the poorest nations are hoping to see their very first doses arrive in February.The ...

Five dead in India vaccine plant fire, Covid-19 drug unaffected

Five people died as a fire tore through a building in the world's biggest vaccine manufacturing hub in India on ...

Germany's tough COVID-19 lockdown beginning to pay off: Merkel

© Provided by Xinhua | A sign reminding people to wear facial masks is seen on the plaza of Roemerberg ...

On First Day, Biden Reverses Number of Trump Policies

U.S. President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders and other actions Wednesday aiming to address the coronavirus crisis ...

Biden Plans to Discuss Coronavirus Response in Thursday Speech

U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are putting a large focus of their first full day in ...

WB governor donates Rs 5,00,001 for Ram Temple construction

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 21 (ANI): West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday donated a sum of Rs 5,00,001 ...

Vice President Kamala Harris: Beyond the Superlatives

Los Angeles [US], January 21 (ANI): In the wake of Madam Vice President Kamala Devi Harris' win, post-election tweets and ...

No. 1 Ashleigh Barty to make return at Adelaide event

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty will end a nearly year-long layoff during a pre-Australian Open exhibition event in Adelaide later ...

Update: Xi calls for closer exchanges with Laos

© Provided by Xinhua | The Presidential Palace is decorated with flags in Vientiane, capital of Laos, Jan. 8, 2021. ...

Whitecaps acquire '21 international slot from Nashville

The Vancouver Whitecaps acquired an additional 2021 international slot in a trade with Nashville SC on Thursday. The Whitecaps also ...

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NYC man accused of threatening to murder Representatives and Senators

NEW YORK CITY, New York - A New York City man who who stoked tensions before and after the storming ...

48 years after winning Senate seat, Biden assumes presidency

The end of Donald Trump's dysfunctional tenure in the White House means the start of a relatively normal presidency under ...

Former President Donald Trump arrives at new home, Mar-a-Lago

U.S. President Donald Trump left the White House for the final time on Wednesday, heading by helicopter to a nearby ...

B'Tselem describes Israel as apartheid state

Last week Israeli human rights group B'Tselem released a position paper describing for the first time in its 30-year history, ...

Inauguration Day for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris arrives

WASHINGTON, DC - With a promise to 'heal' America, which in recent months witnessed a chaotic election and messy transition ...

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 ...

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