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Palestine slams US-brokered deal between Israel, UAE

"The Palestinian leadership rejects what the UAE has done and considers it a betrayal of Jerusalem, the Al-Aqsa Mosque and…

August 14, 2020

COVID-19 re-infection not confirmed: WHO expert

According to the WHO expert, false positivity or false negativity may also lead to the result that an individual is…

August 14, 2020

3 dead after passenger train derails in Scotland

A major incident was declared and about 30 emergency service vehicles were called to the scene.

August 13, 2020

Global COVID-19 cases tops 20.5mn: Johns Hopkins

The US accounted for the world's highest number of infections and fatalities at 5,193,266 and 165,934, respectively, according to the…

August 13, 2020

UN chief Antonio Guterres calls for more investment in youth

This year's International Youth Day occurs as the lives and aspirations of young people continue to be upended by the…

August 13, 2020

Russia to begin COVID-19 vaccine production within 2 weeks

Russia will offer the vaccine to other countries when it has sufficient amounts, the minister said, adding that foreign nations'…

August 13, 2020

US strikes $1.5bn deal for 100mn doses of Moderna Covid vaccine

Under the terms of the agreement, the US government will also have the option to purchase up to an additional…

August 12, 2020

Kamala Harris’s Indian and African-Jamaican heritages create American dream

Moving from New Delhi to Berkeley for her PhD in the tumultuous era of the 1960s civil rights movements, Shyamala…

August 12, 2020

Pakistan awarding illegal gold, uranium mining contracts to China in Gilgit-Baltistan

Citing article 257 of the Constitution of Pakistan, Aziz said that the government in Islamabad has no right to plunder…

August 12, 2020

American who wanted to become LeT executioner sentenced to 15 years

Encarnacion, 30, was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) at New York's JFK Airport in February last year…

August 12, 2020

EU agrees MoU with 8 partners in support for COVID-19 fight

On April 22, when the EU member states were still fighting with the epidemic peaks, the Commission adopted a proposal…

August 12, 2020

WHO in contact with Russia on new COVID-19 vaccine: spokesman

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that his country has registered the world's first vaccine against the novel coronavirus.

August 12, 2020

“The promise of the American dream”: Praise pours in for Kamala Harris

For a lot of people, the Kamala Harris pick struck a very personal chord. "Not gonna lie...tears...," Vanita Gupta, former…

August 12, 2020

US stocks fall as tech shares slide

Shares of Apple and Microsoft dipped 2.97 per cent and 2.34 per cent, respectively, leading the laggards in the Dow.

August 12, 2020

Biden picks Kamala Harris to be Democratic vice president nominee

By Arul Louis New York, Aug 12 (IANS) Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden has selected Kamala Devi Harris as…

August 12, 2020

Russia Covid-19 mass vaccination from Jan 1, 2021

The head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, Kirill Dmitriev, said that the country has received requests for one billion…

August 11, 2020

Russia announces first Covid19 vaccine, Putin’s daughter gets vaccinated

The registration of the vaccine lays ground for mass inoculation even as the final stages of clinical trials to test…

August 11, 2020

Turkey calls for ‘acceptable formula’ for Eastern Mediterranean disputes

Erdogan further said that Turkey will continue to implement its plans in the field and through diplomacy in the Mediterranean…

August 11, 2020

Apple CEO Tim Cook becomes a billionaire for the first time

Last week, Apple surpassed Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco to become the world's most valuable company.

August 11, 2020

1 dead, 6 injured, 3 homes destroyed in Baltimore gas explosion

The Baltimore Fire Department said the precise cause remains under investigation, Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.

August 11, 2020

64 dead in Pakistan due to heavy rains

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province was the worst-hit region with 25 deaths, followed by Sindh (12) and Balochistan and Punjab provinces which…

August 10, 2020

No new COVID-19 case reported in New Zealand for 5th day

It has been 101 days since the last case of COVID-19 was transmitted locally from an unknown source, reports Xinhua…

August 10, 2020

Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested over suspected foreign collusion

Sources told the South China Morning Post (SCMP) newspaper that Lai's two sons, and senior executives from the tabloid-style Apple…

August 10, 2020

Global COVID-19 cases top 19.7mn: Johns Hopkins

As of Monday morning, the total number of cases stood at 19,778,566 and the fatalities rose to 729,692, the University's…

August 10, 2020

8 including 6 French tourists killed in Niger gunmen attack

The Koure area bordering Burkina Faso has for over a year been a new hotbed of insecurity in the extreme…

August 10, 2020