Wed, 20 Jan 2021

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 ...

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 ...

WHO experts to start virus origin-tracing in China: spokesperson

© Provided by Xinhua | Aerial photo taken on Aug. 7, 2020 shows the Yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan, central ...

England look to sweep Sri Lanka as India await

Joe Root's England will look to sweep Sri Lanka in the second and final Test, starting Friday, as they prepare ...

IamNadda trends after Rahul Gandhi ask who is Nadda ?

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and supporters on Wednesday responded with IamNadda to ...

Mudassar Nazar Joins T10 Sports Management

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 20 (ANI): Pakistan cricket legend Mudassar Nazar, who scored over 6,500 runs and took over 150 ...

SCOTT Sports India partners with Mumbai Runners

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): SCOTT Sports India, a subsidiary of SCOTT Sports SA, a Swiss producer of premium ...

Kabul police rescue children from being transferred to Pak

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 20 (ANI): Police in Kabul have rescued several minor and young children from trafficking to Pakistan, where ...

V Muraleedharan criticizes Kerala CM

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Union Minister V Muraleedharan on Wednesday termed Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's allegations on ...

Tsikhanouskaya To Address UN Security Council Over Belarus Crackdown

Belarusian opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya will address the United Nations' Security Council this week over an ongoing crackdown on protesters ...

Biden plans immediate orders on immigration, Covid-19, environment

US President-elect Joe Biden plans to kick off his new administration on Wednesday with orders to restore the United States ...

Death Toll Rises in West Darfur

WASHINGTON - The death toll in West Darfur state on Tuesday climbed to 159 with more than 200 people injured ...

Trump Presidency Reaches End

Donald Trump's four-year term as U.S. president comes to a close Wednesday with a morning departure from the White House ...

UN launches global program to counter terrorist threats

New York [US], January 20 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), in partnership with several other agencies, on ...

Uyghurs rights group applauds atrocity determination by US

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): Campaign For Uyghurs (CFU), a US-based rights group on Tuesday applauded the outgoing Donald Trump ...

US inauguration: World leaders welcome America's transfer of power

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he looked forward to working closely with the new US administration."Europe has a friend ...

TOPS approves proposal of Manu Bhaker

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) has sanctioned the proposal from two Olympic-qualified shooters Manu ...

SA's Burmester vows to be more positive as European Tour restarts

The European Tour will resume it's 2021 schedule this week at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.Dean Burmester is one of ...

2 out of every 3 cigarettes sold in SA are illicit, report estimates

Tax Justice SA has issued a report in the flourishing illicit cigarette industry in South Africa.TJSA founder Yusuf Abramjee says ...

Growing Swarms of Locust Converging on Kenya Threaten Crops

Kenya is under siege again by swarms of maturing desert locusts that threaten to ruin farmers' crops and pastures.The U.N. ...

The Gateway of India has moved a few degrees South

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 20 (ANI/BusinessWire India): India's largest building materials market to open in Namma Chennai. From Electrical, ...

Pak journalists face charges for criticising military

Berlin [Germnay], January 20 (ANI): Pakistan continues to remain the most dangerous country in the world for journalists, and more ...

Kerala CM condemns privatisation of Trivandrum Airport

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 20 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday criticised the privatisation of Thiruvananthapuram airport and ...

JAGSOM Bangalore completes 100% Final Placement 2021

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 20 (ANI/PRNewswire): Even as COVID 19 has slowed down the Indian economy, Bangalore-based Jagdish Sheth School ...

Dr Leena S forays into media industry

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Successful woman entrepreneur Dr Leena S, who is the Founder of the nationally recognized ...

Asia markets mostly up on hope for Biden recovery agenda

Asian investors pushed markets higher again Wednesday as they await the swearing-in of Joe Biden.Hong Kong saw big gainers again, ...

Africa's eyes are on Biden's prioritisation of continental trade

When Donald Trump leaves the US capital tonight with his tail between his legs, it will be a moment of ...

Thailand Open: Prannoy cruises to second round

Bangkok [Thailand], January 20 (ANI): Indian shuttler HS Prannoy progressed to the second round of the ongoing Thailand Open after ...

Prakash Purab celebrated in Amritsar

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], January 20 (ANI): As people from the Sikh community around the world celebrated Guru Gobind Singh Ji ...

US Death Toll from COVID-19 Pandemic Reaches 400,000

The COVID-19 pandemic has now killed more than 400,000 people in the United States, according to Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus ...

Indian Women's Hockey Team hold Argentina Junior Women 1-1

Buenos Aires [Argentina], January 20 (ANI): In their second match against the Argentina junior women's team here at Cenard in ...

Gabba win icing on cake as India came, saw and conquered

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Moments before India registered an epic draw in the third Test against ...

Biden, Harris to Take Office in New US Administration

Joe Biden will be the new U.S. president Wednesday, with Kamala Harris becoming the first woman to serve as vice ...

Concerns grow over global disparities in vaccination

© Provided by Xinhua | Brazilian nurse Monica Calazans (L) receives the vaccine against COVID-19 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on ...

Cricket Australia pens open letter to BCCI

Melbourne [Australia], January 20 (ANI): After the conclusion of an eventful Test series, Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday penned an ...

New Law Threatens Future of Turkish NGOs

ISTANBUL - Nearly 680 non-governmental organizations in Turkey have condemned a new law aimed at increasing oversight of them, with ...

Rishabh Pant signs contract with JSW Sports

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): JSW Sports, the sports arm of the JSW Group conglomerate, on Wednesday announced the ...

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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 ...

Trump Issues 73 Pardons on Last Day in Office

Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump issued pardons to 73 people and commuted the sentences of 70 others, the White House ...

Notable Names on Trump's Pardon List

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump issued a flurry of presidential pardons and commutations for 143 people on Wednesday, his ...

Nigeria prepares to get first 100,000 Pfizer vaccine doses

Lagos [Nigeria], January 20 (ANI/Sputnik): Nigeria is getting ready to receive the first batch of 100,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech ...

Trump Issues Pardons on Last Day in Office

Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump issued pardons to 73 people and commuted the sentences of 70 others, the White House ...

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