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Nov 19 2020

Michelle Obama Calls Out Trump For Refusing To Concede To Joe Biden

Now, two weeks after Election Day and more than a week after independent observers named Joe Biden the victor for the 2020 election, Trump refuses to admit defeat, chal...

Nov 18 2020

British PM in fresh COVID-19 scare, isolates

He's got a very talented, experienced team of technical experts around him. MPs from the UK's Labour party celebrated on social media as Dominic Cummings was seen leavi...

Nov 18 2020

Trump campaign lawsuit over Pennsylvania vote heads to court

With Georgia the only uncalled state, Biden has collected at least 290 electoral votes - just enough that overturning Pennsylvania's result would not open an avenue for...

Nov 17 2020

Moldova vote winner pledges 'balanced' ties with West, Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin last month called for Moldovans to cast their ballots for Dodon. Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said he was happy with Sandu's first-r...

Nov 17 2020

China says it extends congratulations to Biden

Already bursting with pride at United States vice president-elect Kamala Harris' ancestry, India has now started digging up potential local roots for USA president-ele...

Nov 17 2020

'Fit as a butcher's dog': Johnson self-quarantines

But there are about 15,550 care homes in England, with more than 400,000 residents. Johnson was out of action for almost a month when he caught the virus during the fir...

Nov 17 2020

Australia vs India: Paine in self-isolation following Covid cluster in Adelaide

South Australia ended a months-long streak of no Covid-19 infections on Sunday, reporting three locally-acquired coronavirus cases after a worker from a quarantine hote...

Nov 17 2020

Wind warning in effect for Niagara Region: Environment Canada

Environment Canada says the system will bring southerly wind gusts up to 70 km/h in the morning. On Sunday evening, a powerful wind storm wreaked havoc across the Great...

Nov 17 2020

Japan businesses expect RCEP deal to boost Asia trade and investment

The pact covers almost a third of the world's population, it also accounts for 30% of global gross domestic product (GDP) and will reach around 2.2 billion consumers. The...

Nov 16 2020

US' Georgia Announces Hand Recount Of Votes

Georgia hasn't gone for a Democrat for president since former President Bill Clinton won the state in 1992. Arizona and Tennessee require a court order to conduct a...

Nov 16 2020

Trump says ‘time will tell’ if he is to stay in power

According to the forecast, Biden received a total of 290 electoral votes , and Trump - 232. Biden won the presidency by refusing to embrace his party's most libe...

Nov 16 2020

44,879 New Coronavirus Cases, India's Coronavirus Tally To 87,28,795

The health ministry said 93 COVID-19 deaths and 3,045 new infections had been recorded in the last 24 hours, and Health Minister Fahrettin Koca stressed on Twitter the ...

Nov 15 2020

Trump appears to acknowledge for first time that Biden could succeed him

The Trump campaign has filed lawsuits in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Nevada, and Arizona - all states where Biden leads by a healthy margin - and at least thre...

Nov 14 2020

Over 8000 Ethiopians flee conflict into Sudan: State media

Ethiopia has scores of ethnic groups and other regions that have sought more autonomy even as Abiy, who won the Nobel just previous year, tries to hold the country togeth...

Nov 14 2020

EU’s Barnier: Very happy to be back in London and work continues

Describing himself as a "keen student of the United States' trade policy", Johnson said he believed there was a good chance the two sides would "do something on trade" de...

Nov 14 2020

Sculpture Restoration Work Draws Laughs, Memories in Spain

The disfigurement was brought to light by a local artist who lives near the office building and was tipped off by a florist on his street. "This head fell from one of P...

Nov 12 2020

Hong Kong Suspends Pacts With Ireland, Netherlands As Diplomatic Row Escalates

The disqualification came after China's National People's Congress Standing Committee passed a resolution stating that those who support Hong Kong independence or refus...

Nov 12 2020

NDA gets simple majority in Bihar; BJP comes out with flying colours

Incumbent Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was the face of the NDA while Mahagathbandhan declared Tejashwi Yadav as its chief minister candidate. These poll results have b...

Nov 12 2020

AOC might quit politics after Democrats blame progressives for House loss

Ocasio-Cortez continued: "The last two years have been pretty hostile". "There's absolutely no accountability from the speaker", one frustrated Democrat said. After tha...

Nov 12 2020

Furious president ‘terminates’ defence secretary

It's very unsettling", a defence official told CNN , adding , "These are dictator moves". The departures came on Christopher Miller's second day on the job as def...