Thu, 28 Jan 2021

As UK Hits 100,000 COVID Deaths, Government Vows to 'Learn Lessons'

LONDON - Looking through family photographs at his home in Leeds, England, Gordon Bonner, 86, said he was lost in ...

US Security Officials Warn of 'Heightened' Domestic Threat

U.S. security officials warn ongoing anger over the outcome of the recent presidential election, as well as other grievances, could ...

Biden Targets Climate Change With New Executive Orders

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden signed a series of actions Wednesday to combat climate change, saying they will restore ...

'Biden administration reviewing latest actions by Trump'

Washington DC [US], January 28 (ANI): The Joe Biden administration is currently reviewing the latest actions taken by the Donald ...

US Security Officials Warn of Heightened Domestic Threat

U.S. security officials warn ongoing anger over the outcome of the recent presidential election, as well as other grievances, could ...

Johnson expects vaccines to 'work very well'

London [UK], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday expressed hope that the domestically-made vaccines against the ...

With New US Leadership, Analysts See Hope for Yemen

AMMAN - This week the Biden administration suspended sanctions on Yemen's Houthis, the rebel group backed by Iran, for a ...

'Sedition charge should be registered against Deep Sidhu'

New Delhi [India] January 27 (ANI): Sedition charges should be registered against actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu and two others for Tuesday's ...

U.S. Bomber Flies Over Persian Gulf Amid Iran Tensions

The U.S. military says it flew a B-52 bomber over the Persian Gulf in a show of force 'to deter ...

England lockdown set to last until at least March, Boris Johnson says

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated on Wednesday the Covid-19 lockdown in England would last until 8 March when schools ...

Biden Targeting Climate Change Using Executive Orders

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden is signing a series of actions Wednesday to combat climate change, saying they will ...

UFO spotted by Pakistani pilot in Punjab province

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 27 (ANI): A Pakistani pilot has claimed that he spotted a very shiny, unidentified flying object (UFO) ...

NIA takes up Shaurya Chakra awardee's murder probe

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has said, it has taken up the investigation of ...

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New York [US], January 27 (ANI): TS Tirumurti, permanent representative of India to the United Nations on Tuesday announced a ...

Malaysia releases Pakistan national carrier plane: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 27 (ANI): Malaysia on Wednesday released a Pakistan International Airlines' (PIA) plane which was seized after the ...

Iran in talks with Russia to buy Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine

Tel Aviv [Israel], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Iran is negotiating the procurement of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 and the ...

India needs clear policy to counter China: Punjab CM

Chandigarh [India], January 27 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said that India needs clear policy and ...

Laura Wolvaardt attains career-best ODI rankings

Dubai [UAE], January 27 (ANI): South Africa opener Laura Wolvaardt has moved up two places to a career-best seventh position ...

Pakistan gain 88-run lead over SA in first Test

Karachi [Pakistan], January 27 (ANI): Fawad Alam and Faheem Ashraf played knocks of 109 and 64 respectively on the second ...

ACL will be a big opportunity for Indian football: FC Goa

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI): FC Goa is all set to make history in Indian football as they will ...

Russian Lawmakers Approve Extension Of Key Nuke Pact With U.S.

MOSCOW -- Russian lawmakers have approved an extension of the New START nuclear arms control treaty as Moscow and Washington ...

Kapp, De Klerk nominated for new ICC Player of the Month awards

Proteas duo Marizanne Kapp and Nadine de Klerk were nominated for the newly-introduced player of the month awards by the ...

Ben Dunk excited to play alongside Afridi

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 27 (ANI): Australia's wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Dunk, who has scored over 3,000 runs in T20s, is all ...

Senate GOP call Trump's impeachment trial unconstitutional

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): The US Senate signalled on Tuesday that there are not nearly enough votes to convict ...

Majority call for wide-ranging action on climate change

New York [US], January 27 (ANI): The United Nations Development Programme's 'Peoples' Climate Vote' reflects views of over half the ...

Russia registers 24 ceasefire violations in Syria

Moscow [Russia], January 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The Russian side of the Russian-Turkish commission monitoring the implementation of the Syrian truce has ...

Fawad and Azhar hit fifties to keep Proteas at bay

Azhar Ali and Fawad Alam hit fighting half-centuries on Wednesday to lead Pakistan's resistance against South Africa on the second ...

Proteas skipper Luus joins elite club after Pakistan whitewash

Proteas stand-in captain Sune Luus became the fourth South African woman to take 100 ODI wickets.Luus took three wickets in ...

Stirling, Mehidy gain big in ICC ODI Player Rankings

Dubai [UAE], January 27 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday released the latest Men's ODI Player Rankings, with ...

Pak petitioner seeks transparency in foreign funding case

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 27 (ANI): In an interesting development in the foreign funding case against Prime Minister Imran Khan's Pakistan ...

Can Joe Biden solve the Pakistan puzzle?

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): The US considers Pakistan a "major non-NATO ally," a status bestowed upon only seventeen countries ...

Pakistan's Azhar, Fawad stand firm as Proteas toil in Karachi

Pakistan's Azhar Ali and Fawad Alam defied the South African bowlers as the hosts reached 104-4 at lunch on the ...

Sune Luus 10th woman to achieve all-rounder double record

Durban [South Africa], January 27 (ANI): South Africa all-rounder Sune Luus has become just the tenth woman to achieve the ...

Commerce secy nominee promises aggressive stance on China

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): Former US President Donald Trump's aggressive stance on China is set to continue as President ...

Dean Elgar says Proteas are on top as they look for early strike

Proteas opener Dean Elgar says South Africa have the upper hand after the opening day of the first Test against ...

EU calls on US to create common rulebook for tech giants

Davos [Switzerland], January 27 (ANI): The European Union on Tuesday urged US President Joe Biden to join the 27-nation group ...

Senator McConnell last spoke to Trump in mid-December

Washington [US], January 27 (ANI): US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday (local time) said that he has not ...

UP-DND accord perpetuates martial law image- Esperon

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 26 (PIA)- The University of the Philippines-Department of National Defense accord perpetuates the martial law image of ...

Johnson extends condolences to kin of 100k COVID deaths

London [UK], January 27 (ANI): As the United Kingdom on Tuesday crossed the grim milestone of 100,000 deaths due to ...

Trump Impeachment Trial Advances Over Stiff Republican Resistance

WASHINGTON - Most Republicans in the U.S. Senate voted Tuesday against holding an impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump ...

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Covid-19 kills two more Zimbabwean government ministers

HARARE - Zimbabwe's government held burials Wednesday for two Cabinet ministers and a former prison official who died from COVID-19. ...

Today's nuclear bombs 30 times more lethal than 1945 originals

On Friday, January 22, 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) became international law for the 122 ...

Covid has hindered diplomatic action, complicated peacemaking efforts

Since September, the devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened, infecting close to 100 million people, costing more than ...

Work on final 150kms of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline begins

The Russian vessel tapped to finish the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has begun work in Danish waters just ...

U.S. military cleared to recruit transgender people

President Joe Biden has issued an executive order that overturns a ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.In ...

Chinese and Indian armies move closer to resolving border dispute

NEW DELHI, India - India and China have agreed to push for an early disengagement of the frontline troops in ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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