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India's COVID-19 tally rises to 37,901,241 access_time2022-01-19

NEW DELHI, Jan. 19: India's COVID-19 tally rose to 37,901,241 on Wednesday, including 282,970 new confirmed cases registered during the past 24 hours across the South Asian country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data. This is t...

India reports 238,018 new COVID-19 cases access_time2022-01-18

NEW DELHI, Jan. 18: India's COVID-19 tally rose to 37,618,271 on Tuesday, as 238,018 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours across the country, showed the federal health ministry's latest data. This is the sixth consecutive day w...

At least 12 killed in Afghan earthquake, says official access_time2022-01-18

QALA-E-NAW, Jan 18: At least 12 people were killed and many others injured after a magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Afghanistan's western province of Badghis on Monday, a local official said. "The worst-hit areas were Badruk, Darband-e-Safed an...

Immigration Minister confirms Djokovic's departure from Australia access_time2022-01-17

CANBERRA, Jan. 17: The Australian Government has confirmed Novak Djokovic has been deported from the country. Djokovic, the world's top-ranked male tennis player, on Sunday night flew out of Australia just hours before the start of the Australia...

90 pc of Chinese people vaccinated against COVID-19 access_time2022-01-16

BEIJING: Over 1.26 billion Chinese people, or nearly 90 percent of the country's population, have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs as of Friday, said a health official on Saturday. Among them, more than 1.22 billion have completed their vaccinatio...

Manchester City extend lead to 13 points after beating Chelsea access_time2022-01-16

LONDON, Jan. 16: Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne struck a marvelous curling shot to give his side a 1-0 home win over Chelsea on Saturday. De Bruyne's 70th minute strike means Pep Guardiola's side have now won their last 12 Premier Lea...

Juve manages comfortable victory in Allegri's milestone access_time2022-01-16

ROME, Jan. 16: Massimiliano Allegri marked his 300th games on Juventus' bench with a comfortable victory on Saturday, as it beat Udinese 2-0 with a pair of strikes from Paulo Dybala and Weston McKennie. Juve suffered a 2-1 SuperCoppa defeat to I...

WHO cautions against concurrent outbreaks of COVID-19, other diseases access_time2022-01-13

"Let's be clear: while Omicron causes less severe disease than Delta, it remains a dangerous virus, particularly for those who are unvaccinated," said WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. GENEVA: The World Health Organizati...

U.S. sets new grim pandemic records with nearly 1.5 mln daily cases access_time2022-01-12

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12; The United States shattered daily COVID-19 cases record again as nearly 1.5 million new COVID-19 cases were reported across the country on Monday, according to latest data of Johns Hopkins University. A total of 1,481,375 new ca...

Barcelona and Real Madrid to kick off Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia access_time2022-01-12

MADRID, Jan. 12: Real Madrid and FC Barcelona play the second "Clasico" of the season when they meet in the first semifinal of the Spanish Super Cup in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh on Wednesday night. Both teams flew out on Monday, ...

Booster doses of current vaccines may not be enough: WHO access_time2022-01-12

GENEVA, Jan. 12: The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday that current COVID-19 vaccines may need to be updated if they are to provide continued protection against emerging variants, including Omicron. WHO's Technical Advisory Group on C...

World Bank downgrades 2022 global growth forecast to 4.1 pct access_time2022-01-12

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12: The global economy is on track to grow by downwardly revised 4.1 percent this year amid new waves of the pandemic, rising inflation and continued supply chain bottlenecks, the World Bank Group said in its latest Global Economic Pro...

U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 60 mln as more countries struggle to battle pandemic surge access_time2022-01-11

BEIJING, Jan. 11: The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 60 million on Sunday, as the Omicron variant ripped through more countries and regions around the world, nudging them to tighten restrictions and ramp up vaccinations agai...

U.S.-Russia security talks end without diplomatic breakthrough access_time2022-01-11

"The talks were difficult, long, very professional, deep, concrete, without attempts to gloss over some sharp edges," said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov after the talks. GENEVA, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- A new round of security ...

Djokovic Australian visa cancellation overturned access_time2022-01-11

SYDNEY, Jan. 11: After appealing in a Melbourne court on Monday, Serbian tennis world no. 1 Novak Djokovic has his visa cancellation overturned and was released from detention. Federal Circuit Court Anthony Kelly based the ruling on the fact that th...

Two horse race in La Liga as Real Madrid and Sevilla win and rivals drop more points access_time2022-01-10

MADRID, Jan. 10: Real Madrid returned to form in the 20th round of games in La Liga with Karim Benzema and Vinicius Jr leading a return to business as usual with a comfortable 4-1 win at home to Valencia. The attack duo each scored twice to highligh...

At least 19 people killed in New York City major fire access_time2022-01-10

NEW YORK, Jan. 10: At least 19 people, including nine children, lost their lives in a major fire in New York City on Sunday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams confirmed. "We've lost 19 of our neighbors today. It's a tragedy beyond measure....

Nottingham Forrest knock Arsenal out of FA Cup, while Liverpool, West Ham and Spurs all go through access_time2022-01-10

LONDON, Jan. 10: Arsenal were knocked out of the third round of the FA Cup by Championship (second division) Nottingham Forrest on Sunday evening. Mikel Arteta's side follow Newcastle United (who were beaten by third-tier Cambridge United) in lo...

India reports 5-fold surge in COVID-19 cases since new year begins access_time2022-01-10

NEW DELHI, Jan. 10: India Sunday reported 159,632 new COVID-19 cases, which is over a five-fold increase since the beginning of the new year. On Jan. 1, the total number of new cases was only 27,553. The virus continues to spread at an unprecedented...

Expo 2020 Dubai transforms into big party as night falls access_time2022-01-10

DUBAI, Jan. 10: As night falls on Expo 2020 Dubai, everything is just getting more fantastic. The cool breeze caresses the faces of visitors, healing them from a day of fatigue and breathing refreshing joviality into them. People sit in outdoor cafe...