Thu, 28 Jan 2021

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 ...

Suspected organisers of terrorist attacks in Iraq detained

Baghdad [Iraq], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Several people suspected of organising the recent twin terrorist attacks in the Iraqi capital of ...

Xinhua Commentary | Anyone left behind, everyone vulnerable

The pandemic has once again demonstrated that global problems need global solutions.BEIJING, Jan. 28 (Xinhua) -- With more than 100 ...

Holocaust survivors receive COVID vaccine on Liberation Day

Viena [Austria], January 28 (ANI): Holocaust survivors in Austria and Slovakia received the coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday on the Holocaust ...

Despite drop, China maintains edge as Uzbekistan's top trade partner

In a bad year for Eurasian trade, China consolidated its role as Uzbekistan's main trading partner.According to end-of-year figures for ...

Can Tesla's share price be justified? Probably not

Elon Musk is now the world's richest person, edging out previous title holder Amazon's Jeff Bezos. His rocketing fortune is ...

DOH to launch nationwide MR OPV SIA in Gen. Trias

GEN. TRIAS, Cavite Jan. 28 (PIA) -- The Department of Health (DOH) is all systems go for the nationwide launching ...

India to clash with India A in warm-up games in England

London [UK], January 28 (ANI): India will play two four-day warm-up fixtures against an India 'A' side in July ahead ...

SAD demands international inquiry into Delhi violence

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], January 28 (ANI): Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia today demanded an international inquiry into ...

Life Healthcare's revenue jumps 6% following surge in patient numbers

Patients returning to hospitals for elective surgeries and an increase in Covid-19 admissions have resulted in a 6% revenue climb ...

India dispatches Covishield vaccines to Bahrain, Sri Lanka

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 28 (ANI): After providing coronavirus vaccines to several countries including Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives, India on ...

Merkel calls for standing against antisemitism

Berlin [Germany], January 28 (ANI): On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday (local time) asserted that ...

Brexit: French companies adapt to costs, delays

French companies must confront new procedures that have caused delays and additional costs for doing business with post-Brexit Britain.While Britain ...

PM Modi to address NCC Rally at Cariappa Ground

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the rally of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) ...

DOH prepares media on vaccine rollout reportage

CALOOCAN CITY, Jan. 28 (PIA) -- The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday held a learning session for the media ...

PM to address World Economic Forum's Davos Dialogue today

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Davos Dialogue on ...

'India makes independent policy decisions in defence'

Moscow [Russia], January 28 (ANI): Noting the importance of military-technical cooperation between New Delhi and Moscow, Indian Ambassador to Russia ...

Experts: Iran Eyes Reuniting Its 'Axis of Resistance'

WASHINGTON - Ongoing talks about restoring ties between the Syrian government and the Palestinian militant group Hamas are part of ...

France welcomes US, Russia's decision to extend New START

Paris [France], January 28 (ANI): The French Foreign Ministry on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the United States and Russia ...

Can Tesla's share price be justified? Probably not

Elon Musk is now the world's richest person, edging out previous title holder Amazon's Jeff Bezos. His rocketing fortune is ...

COVID-19 recoveries can still receive vaccine, DOH says

CALOOCAN CITY, Jan. 28 (PIA) -- The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday said patients who have previously recovered from ...

Biden's Pick for UN Envoy Grilled on China at Confirmation Hearing

U.S. lawmakers Wednesday expressed concern about China's growing influence at the United Nations during their questioning of President Joe Biden's ...

US must lead global response to climate crisis says Biden

Washington DC [US], January 28 (ANI): After signing an executive order to halt new leases for oil and gas exploitation ...

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 ...

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 ...

China committed genocide, says Blinken

Washington DC [US], January 28 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday said his views that Chinese officials ...

Biden Health Official: US to Surpass 500,000 COVID Deaths in February

The new head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicted Wednesday that the COVID-19 death toll in ...

BIG, EG, Gambit sweep on first day of DreamHack Open January: Europe

BIG, Evil Geniuses, Gambit Esports and Team Spirit were all winners on the first day of competition in the DreamHack ...

Rory McIlroy stacks events with eye on The Masters

Rory McIlroy has enjoyed enough success at Torrey Pines since adding the Farmers Insurance Open to his schedule a few ...

Bucs GM Jason Licht basks in afterglow of turnaround

Long before Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht and head coach Bruce Arians shared morsels of Tampa Bay's 2020 vision last ...

LHP Jon Lester finalizes one-year deal with Nationals

Veteran left-hander Jon Lester agreed to a one-year deal to join the Washington Nationals, the team announced Wednesday. Financial terms ...

India provided medical supplies to 150 nations: Jaishankar

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Wednesday said that India provided medical supplies ...

'US will not trade concessions to China on climate change'

Washington DC [US], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States will not waiver on any of its grievances towards China in ...

NZ needs an evolving pandemic strategy if it's to keep the public's trust

Kiwis know what it's like when life throws curveballs. We've had major quakes, floods, fires, an eruption, a terrorist attack ...

Bengaluru: Israel Consulate commemorates Int Holocaust Day

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 28 (ANI): The International Holocaust Remembrance Day was commemorated by the Consulate General of Israel to ...

Aid Efforts in Ethiopia's Tigray Thwarted by Lack of Access

About 1.3 million Ethiopian children continue to suffer despite humanitarian efforts 12 weeks into the conflict in the Tigray Region, ...

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Facebook profit in fourth quarter rises 53% to $11.2 billion

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Facebook's profits surged in the final three months of last year as people enduring the holidays ...

Wall Street hits the skids, Nasdaq drops more than 350 points

NEW YORK, New York - Covering for short-selling saw some shares jump sharply on American stock exchanges on Wednesday, but ...

Global economy expected to perform strongly, says IMF

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the global economy is projected to grow by 5.5 per ...

Lower iron ore prices hit Australian stock market, Nikkei 225 rises

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.Japan's Nikkei 225 eked out a small gain despite concerns ...

IMF predicts Indian economy to grow at staggering 11.5 per cent

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Big News Network): India will reclaim the status of the world's fastest-growing economy, and will ...

Wall Street finishes with modest losses, U.S. dollar slips

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were out of favour on Tuesday with the main indices drifting lower.At the ...

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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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