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Trumps vaccinated against Covid-19 before leaving WHouse: advisor access_timeअसार २, २०२१

Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, were vaccinated against the coronavirus in January before leaving the White House, an advisor to the former president said on Monday. "President Trump and the first lady were vaccinated at the White House i...

Huawei exec's extradition fight enters final round in Canada access_timeअसार २, २०२१

Chinese Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou was back in a Canadian court Monday to fight a final round against extradition to the United States, her lawyers challenging the crux of the case -- that she allegedly hid business dealings in Iran. ...

As oil prices rally, old OPEC tensions set to rise access_timeअसार २, २०२१

As members of the oil cartel OPEC and its allies meet this week to discuss adjusting output, analysts expect old tensions between oil producer giants to flare up again. Russia and Saudi Arabia, respectively the world's second and third largest p...

All 279 kidnapped Nigerian students released: governor access_timeअसार २, २०२१

All 279 girls kidnapped from their boarding school in northern Nigeria have been released and are on government premises, the local governor told AFP Tuesday. Nigeria has been rocked by four mass abductions of students in less than three months, s...

US to distribute 4 million J&J Covid vaccines by Tuesday access_timeअसार १, २०२१

Four million doses of the latest Covid-19 vaccine to get US approval will be delivered across the country as early as Tuesday, a senior administration official said. The United States on Saturday authorized Johnson & Johnson's Covid vaccin...

Gunmen kill 7, injure 1 in north Nigeria attacks access_timeअसार १, २०२१

People were killed and another was injured in separate attacks on villages in Nigeria's northwestern state of Kaduna on Sunday, an official said.     The attackers were suspected bandits in two villages in the Igabi local government a...

S. Korean president says ready to talk with Japan amid frayed ties access_timeअसार १, २०२१

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that his government is ready to talk with Japan amid the prolongation of the frayed ties between Seoul and Tokyo over historical and trade issues.    "Our government is ready to sit down a...

In historic first, Pope Francis to visit Iraq access_timeअसार १, २०२१

Pope Francis is to arrive Friday for the first-ever papal visit to conflict-torn Iraq, aiming to encourage the dwindling Christian community to remain in their ancient homeland, and broaden his outreach to Islam. Among the most extraordinary momen...

Bangladesh police fire rubber bullets, tear gas at new opposition protests access_timeजेठ २८, २०२१

Dozens were injured on Sunday as Bangladeshi police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at opposition activists to prevent new protests over the death of a writer in jail, police and a party official said. Live footage from local television station Ch...

In pandemic e-work, Greece sees chance to reverse brain drain access_timeजेठ २८, २०२१

The pandemic was a wakeup call that reminded ChristophorosXenos of what he misses most in London -- the Greek sun and pleasant Mediterranean way of life. The 36-year old risk manager left Greece in his early 20s for Britain, aiming to complete his s...

Shots, tear gas as police in Myanmar intensify use of force access_timeजेठ २८, २०२१

Security forces in Myanmar made mass arrests and appeared to use lethal force on Sunday as they intensified their efforts to break up protests a month after the military staged a coup. There were reports of gunfire as police in Yangon, the biggest c...

Three dead as Myanmar junta intensifies crackdown on anti-coup protests access_timeजेठ २८, २०२१

Myanmar security forces shot dead at least three protesters on Sunday as the country's military leaders stepped up the use of lethal force to quash opposition to their recent coup. The junta is battling to contain a massive street movement dem...

Eight arrested at anti-lockdown protest in Denmark access_timeजेठ २८, २०२१

Danish police said they arrested eight people in an anti-lockdown demonstration in Copenhagen late Saturday. Organised by a group calling itself "Men in Black", the rally of around 1,200 people in the Danish capital was the first since the...

Armenian president rejects prime ministerial order to sack army chief access_timeजेठ २८, २०२१

Armenian President ArmenSargsyan on Saturday rejected a prime ministerial order to sack the army's chief of General Staff. According to the Anadolu agency, Sargsyan refused to sign the order and returned the draft decree with objections. "...

Huawei unveils flagship foldable smartphone for China market access_timeजेठ २३, २०२१

Struggling under U.S. sanctions, Huawei unveiled a folding smartphone with an 8-inch (20-centimeter) -wide screen Monday to show off its tech prowess but said it will be sold only in China. The Mate X2 highlights the challenges for Huawei Technolo...

Pakistani PM embarks on two-day Sri Lanka visit access_timeजेठ २३, २०२१

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan left for Sri Lanka on Tuesday on a two-day official visit on the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart, the Prime Minister Office of Pakistan said. A statement from the prime minister office said that Pakista...

Afghan airstrikes kill 8 militants in southern Helmand province access_timeजेठ २३, २०२१

A total of eight militants have been confirmed dead as fighting planes struck a Taliban hideout in Nahr-e-Saraj district of the southern Helmand province on Monday, said an army statement released here on Tuesday. Acting on a tip off, the fighting...

Facebook to restore Australia news pages after deal on media law access_timeजेठ २३, २०२१

Facebook said Tuesday it will lift a contentious ban on Australian news pages, after the government agreed to amend a world-first law requiring tech giants to pay media companies. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook said a compromise had been r...

First batch of COVID vaccines arrive around Australia for rollout access_timeजेठ २२, २०२१

COVID-19 vaccines have arrived around Australia as the country begins its long-awaited rollout.     Thousands of doses of Pfizer's vaccine arrived in Australia's states and territories in specially designed "thermal shippers&...

UK's PM eyes end to lockdown as vaccines reach one-third of adults access_timeजेठ २२, २०२१

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set Monday to start unwinding England's third and -- he hopes -- final coronavirus lockdown, as a quickening UK-wide inoculation drive relieves pressure on hard-hit hospitals. In a statement to parliament, Johns...