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Jan 29 2021

NZ's two new covid cases linked to South African strain in Northland

The Pullman Hotel has been used as a quarantine facility. "Until we've figured out what's happened at the Pullman we won't put more people in there". Bloomfield said th...

Jan 29 2021

Pakistan court frees Islamist convicted of beheading U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl

An autopsy report told of the gruesome details of the Wall Street Journal reporter's killing and dismemberment. The other was a February 2018 story by The New York Ti...

Jan 28 2021

Explosion rocks Riyadh days after projectile intercepted

Houthi supporters rally on Monday to protest the Yemeni group's designation as a "foreign terrorist organisation" by the United States. The funds were provided to fund ...

Jan 27 2021

There's a new way to see news on Facebook in the UK

Data can generate incredible commercial insights, and the launch of Facebook News will provide news publishers a much needed boost. The tab features a mix of major dail...

Jan 27 2021

Biden to reinstate Covid-19 travel restrictions, add South Africa

Discussing the impact of Covid-19 on the continent, Ramaphosa said that "greater collaboration" is needed in the rollout of vaccines so that no country is left behind. ...

Jan 26 2021

'Committed to peace': China after minor face-off at Naku La in Sikkim

It further stated that the facts reported in the media are exaggerated and factually incorrect. They said the Chinese troops attempted to transgress into the Indian sid...

Jan 26 2021

EXPLAINER: How Taiwan figures in US-China ties under Biden

The U.S. State Department has said it was concerned by China's "pattern of ongoing attempts to intimidate its neighbours, including Taiwan". Taiwan's defense ministry...

Jan 25 2021

11 trapped miners rescued from gold mine in China

Rescue efforts continued and about an hour later, 10 more miners were brought out from a different section of the mine. It caused tunnels to collapse, trapping 22 miners ...

Jan 25 2021

UK police break up Covid-19 rule-breaching wedding with 150 guests

A spokesman for the Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls' School in the United Kingdom capital's Stamford Hill neighborhood has said it had "no knowledge that the wedding was t...

Jan 24 2021

Schumer: House to send Trump impeachment article Monday

Senators will then be sworn in as jurors for the next day. Trump's team will have had the same amount of time since the House impeachment vote to prepare, Pelosi said ...

Jan 23 2021

Tokyo Olympics cancelled? Japanese government issues clarification

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach reaffirmed his commitment to holding the Games this year in an interview with Kyodo News on Thursday. Speaking i...

Jan 23 2021

Republican congresswoman files articles of impeachment on President Joe Biden

Majorie Taylor Greene, an anti-LGBT Republican lawmaker and keen QAnon supporter , has chose to use her finite time on this planet to file articles of impeachment agains...

Jan 23 2021

'We must do it': Pelosi vows action on Trump's impeachment trial

Democrats won back the Senate on Wednesday after six years in the minority after two new Georgia senators elected January 5 were sowrn in. Former President Donald Trum...

Jan 22 2021

Iran’s Zarif: Trump administration ‘relegated to the dustbin of history’

Rouhani labelled Trump "someone for whom all of his four years bore no fruit other than injustice and corruption and causing problems for his own people and the world". "...

Jan 22 2021

UK's Johnson says record COVID-19 death figures are appalling

Covid-19 has claimed more than two million lives globally since it was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan more than a year ago, while the total number of reporte...

Jan 22 2021

Germany extends lockdown to Feb. 14 on fears of COVID variants

Most schools will remain closed, despite opposition, given evidence that some new variants are more transmissible among children, Merkel said. In northern Germany , ...

Jan 22 2021

Italy PM Wins Backing For Deficit Hike After Surviving Coalition Ambush

However, Conte failed to secure an absolute majority, meaning he now heads a minority government that will struggle to implement its policy programme at a time of severe ...

Jan 22 2021

Trump's last day: Hillary Clinton floats baseless Capitol riot theory

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton intends to find out if the incumbent has spoken Donald Trump With Russian President Vladimir Putin on the eve of the st...

Jan 21 2021

Overseas travel for Australians is unlikely this year, even with coronavirus vaccinations

Meanwhile, authorities are chasing more details after Norway reported a small number of very frail people died after receiving the Pfizer vaccine. He says even if the...

Jan 20 2021

India confirms 447 cases of adverse events following COVID-19 vaccination_china

A total of 447 cases of Adverse Event Following Immunization (AEFIs) after the COVID-19 vaccination have been reported over the past two days, out of whom three require...