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Ukraine, Iran begin negotiations on compensation for Ukrainian jet crash

Ukraine, Iran begin negotiations on compensation for Ukrainian jet crash

857 days ago
Ukraine began negotiations with an Iranian delegation on compensation for the plane of Ukraine International Airlines (UIA), which was shot down near Tehran earlier this year....
Quad can be bulwark for building global challenge to China: Pompeo

Quad can be bulwark for building global challenge to China: Pompeo

857 days ago
The Quad group of India, US, Japan and Australia can be the "bulwark" of a global challenge to China's aggressive behaviour, according to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Brazil's first lady, science minister test positive for COVID-19

Brazil's first lady, science minister test positive for COVID-19

857 days ago
Michelle Bolsonaro, wife of Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, and Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Marcos Pontes are the latest high-profile Brazilians to have te....
Dow closes down over 200 points after record drop in US GDP

Dow closes down over 200 points after record drop in US GDP

857 days ago
Wall Street's major averages closed mostly lower after data showed the US economy contracted massively in the second quarter.
Republicans to Trump: You can't delay 2020 election

Republicans to Trump: You can't delay 2020 election

857 days ago
Top Republicans have rejected Donald Trump's suggestion that November's presidential election should be delayed over alleged fraud concerns.
WHO chief highlights role of young people in fighting COVID-19

WHO chief highlights role of young people in fighting COVID-19

857 days ago
The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus highlighted the role of young people in curbing the COVID-19 outbreak.
Iraqi gov't urges citizens to abide by full curfew during Eid al-Adha

Iraqi gov't urges citizens to abide by full curfew during Eid al-Adha

857 days ago
The Iraqi Health Ministry told the people to abide by the full curfew and to avoid gatherings and unnecessary outdoor trips during the forthcoming Eid al-Adha holiday.
Kremlin denies Russian attempts to destabilize Belarus

Kremlin denies Russian attempts to destabilize Belarus

857 days ago
Russia did not send people to Belarus to destabilize the situation there ahead of the presidential election, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
Trump suggests delay to 2020 US presidential election

Trump suggests delay to 2020 US presidential election

857 days ago
Donald Trump has suggested November's presidential election be postponed, saying increased postal voting could lead to fraud and inaccurate results.
Trump raises idea of postponing Presidential polls (Ld)

Trump raises idea of postponing Presidential polls (Ld)

857 days ago
New York, July 30 (IANS) US President Donald on Thursday raised the idea of delaying the November 3 Presidential elections, asserting that postal voting by all voters being ad....
Postpone Presidential polls till people can safely vote: Trump

Postpone Presidential polls till people can safely vote: Trump

857 days ago
Washington, July 30 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Thursday sought that the presidential polls in November be postponed till people can "properly, securely and safely" ca....
Clinical trial tests oral cancer drug to combat Covid-19

Clinical trial tests oral cancer drug to combat Covid-19

857 days ago
New York, July 30 (IANS) Researchers in the US are conducting a new clinical trial to determine if an oral cancer drug called ibrutinib can also help patients with cancer or o....
NASA sends Perseverance rover on 7-month journey to Mars

NASA sends Perseverance rover on 7-month journey to Mars

857 days ago
Washington, July 30 (IANS) NASA on Thursday launched the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral....
India's Rafale jet acquisition irks Pakistan

India's Rafale jet acquisition irks Pakistan

857 days ago
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) India's acquisition of five of the 36 medium multi-role Rafale fighter jets built by French aircraft manufacturer Dassault, which arrived at the IAF ....
Islamabad HC to hear plea in Jadhav case on Aug 3

Islamabad HC to hear plea in Jadhav case on Aug 3

857 days ago
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) After the governments proposed ordinance to facilitate Kulbhushan Jadhav file a review plea against his death sentence by a Pakistan military court w....
UK extends COVID-19 isolation period to 10 days

UK extends COVID-19 isolation period to 10 days

857 days ago
London, July 30 (IANS) People who test positive for the novel coronavirus or show symptoms in the UK must now self-isolate for at least 10 days, rather than seven, it was anno....
Trump admin planning to withdraw federal forces from Portland

Trump admin planning to withdraw federal forces from Portland

857 days ago
Washington, July 30 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's administration is planning to withdraw some federal security forces from Portland, Oregon, after weeks of clashes with p....
12 HK oppn candidates barred from running in Legco polls

12 HK oppn candidates barred from running in Legco polls

857 days ago
At least 12 Hong Kong opposition candidates have been barred from running in the elections for the city's Legislative Council (Legco), a media report said on Thursday.
UK won't hesitate to reintroduce emergency measures: Hancock

UK won't hesitate to reintroduce emergency measures: Hancock

857 days ago
The UK government will not hesitate to reintroduce emergency measures to keep the country safe as COVID-19 cases soar in Europe, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said on Thursday.
Indian-American group to spend $10mn in 2020 election

Indian-American group to spend $10mn in 2020 election

857 days ago
An Indian-American political group has planned to spend $10 million for the 2020 elections aimed at helping more members of the community win political office from Congress d....
N.Korea's No.2 leader visits border city amid COVID-19 fears

N.Korea's No.2 leader visits border city amid COVID-19 fears

857 days ago
North Korea's No. 2 leader visited Kaesong to inspect anti-coronavirus efforts, state media reported on Thursday, after leader Kim Jong-un sealed off the border city over COV....
US failed to recognize COVID-19 threat from Europe: CDC

US failed to recognize COVID-19 threat from Europe: CDC

857 days ago
The US has failed to recognize the coronavirus threat from Europe in time, Robert Redfield, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has said.
Taliban to release all Afghan govt prisoners by Eid

Taliban to release all Afghan govt prisoners by Eid

857 days ago
The Taliban will release all the remaining Afghan government prisoners by Eid as a goodwill gesture, a spokesman of the militant group said.
US diplomat in Cambodia tests COVID-19 positive

US diplomat in Cambodia tests COVID-19 positive

857 days ago
Cambodian authorities on Thursday confirmed that a US diplomat hass tested positive for COVID-19, raising the total number of cases in the Southeast Asian country to 234.
Nepal opens Mt. Everest after nearly 5 months

Nepal opens Mt. Everest after nearly 5 months

857 days ago
Nepal has opened Mount Everest and other Himalayan peaks from Thursday after a a nearly 5-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Tourism Department official.
Joint session of Pak parliament to discuss FATF-related bills

Joint session of Pak parliament to discuss FATF-related bills

857 days ago
The Pakistan government has summoned a joint session of Parliament on Thursday to discuss the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)-related bills, which were passed in the Natio....
2 key aides of Pak PM step down

2 key aides of Pak PM step down

858 days ago
Two key aides to the Pakistan Prime Minister, including de facto Health Minister Zafar Mirza, have resigned, amid the government facing stiff criticism for appointing individ....
Masks will be mandatory on US House floor: Pelosi

Masks will be mandatory on US House floor: Pelosi

858 days ago
Face masks will be mandatory on the floor of the Democtar-controlled US House of Representatives, said Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Australia records deadliest day of COVID-19 pandemic

Australia records deadliest day of COVID-19 pandemic

858 days ago
Australia on Thursday recorded its deadliest day of the COVID-19 pandemic so far, with 13 new deaths and a record 744 confirmed cases.
US SC Justice Ginsburg undergoes non-surgical procedure

US SC Justice Ginsburg undergoes non-surgical procedure

858 days ago
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a "minimally invasive non-surgical procedure" to revise a bile duct stent placed last year, according to a spokesperson.
Global COVID-19 cases surpass 17mn: Johns Hopkins (Ld)

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 17mn: Johns Hopkins (Ld)

858 days ago
The total number of global coronavirus cases surpassed the 17 million mark on Thursday, while the deaths have increased to more than 667,000, according to the Johns Hopkins U....
Trump's approval rating drops amid COVID-19 resurgence in US

Trump's approval rating drops amid COVID-19 resurgence in US

858 days ago
A new poll has found that US President Donald Trump's approval rating dropped 44 per cent amid the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, which currently account....
US to withdraw 11,900 troops from Germany: Esper

US to withdraw 11,900 troops from Germany: Esper

858 days ago
The US has planned to withdraw 11,900 military personnel from Germany, reducing American troops in the European country from some 36,000 to 24,000, Secretary of Defense Mark ....
EU signs deal on Remdesivir supply for COVID-19 treatment

EU signs deal on Remdesivir supply for COVID-19 treatment

858 days ago
The European Commission said that it has signed a 63 million-euro contract with American pharmaceutical company Gilead to secure doses of Veklury, the brand name for Remdesiv....
21 US states in 'red zone' for surging COVID-19 cases

21 US states in 'red zone' for surging COVID-19 cases

858 days ago
Twenty-one US states have been placed in the government's "red zone" due to a massive surge in the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths, according to a new federal report.
Spanish right-wing party to file censure motion against govt

Spanish right-wing party to file censure motion against govt

858 days ago
Spain's right-wing Vox party has announced its decision to table a censure motion against the incumbent government of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez in September.
US Congressman Louie Gohmert tests COVID-19 positive

US Congressman Louie Gohmert tests COVID-19 positive

858 days ago
US Congressman Louie Gohmert, a Texas Republican who has been walking around the Washington Capitol without a mask, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Talks continue on implementation of long-term EU budget

Talks continue on implementation of long-term EU budget

858 days ago
European Union (EU) institutions have started talks on the implementation of a massive recovery package linked to the bloc's next seven-year budget that was agreed during a s....
Pichai takes flak for opposition to US govt by Google employees

Pichai takes flak for opposition to US govt by Google employees

858 days ago
Google CEO has taken flak from US lawmakers for the opposition to a defence contract by company employees and claims of links to China, with one Congressman even questioning ....
Fauci warns 4 states to get COVID-19 spread under control

Fauci warns 4 states to get COVID-19 spread under control

858 days ago
Anthony Fauci, the US' top infectious diseases expert, has warned that the states of Ohio, Tennessee, Kentucky and Indiana need to get the COVID-19 spread under control or ri....