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Daniel Prude death: Black man's family demands US cops' arrest

03 Sep 2020

Daniel Prude death: Black man's family demands US cops' arrest

The family of a Black man has called for the firing and arrest of all police officers involved in his death earlier this year.

China strongly opposes India's app ban; asks to 'correct mistake'

03 Sep 2020

China strongly opposes India's app ban; asks to 'correct mistake'

After India banned several Chinese mobile applications, China has said that it strongly opposed the move. China's Commerce Ministry on Thursday urged India to "correct its mistakes."

UNSC members block Pakistan's plan to list Indians as terrorists

03 Sep 2020

UNSC members block Pakistan's plan to list Indians as terrorists

Five members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) blocked a move by Pakistan to list two Indians as UN-designated terrorists, reports said on Thursday.

Pakistan bans Tinder, Grindr over 'immoral' content

02 Sep 2020

Pakistan bans Tinder, Grindr over 'immoral' content

Pakistan is launching a crackdown on popular online dating services.

US won't participate in WHO-led global coronavirus vaccine effort

02 Sep 2020

US won't participate in WHO-led global coronavirus vaccine effort

The United States, the worst-affected country in the pandemic, on Tuesday said it won't be participating in the global effort to develop and distribute coronavirus vaccine because it is led by World Health Organization (WHO).

Won't give up: France's Charlie Hebdo reprints Prophet Mohammad's cartoons

01 Sep 2020

Won't give up: France's Charlie Hebdo reprints Prophet Mohammad's cartoons

Attacked by radical Islamists in 2015, France's satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo has decided to republish Prophet Mohammad's cartoons to mark the beginning of the trial in the terror attack.

After recent flare-up, China claims India "disturbing" border peace

01 Sep 2020

After recent flare-up, China claims India "disturbing" border peace

Reacting to India's claims that China transgressed in Ladakh on the intervening night of August 29 and 30, Beijing said on Tuesday that it was the Indian Army that violated the consensus and "illegally trespassed the LAC."

Portland: 1 dead amid clashes; Trump and Biden trade blame

31 Aug 2020

Portland: 1 dead amid clashes; Trump and Biden trade blame

A person was shot and killed in Portland city in the US state of Oregon on Saturday night. The shooting occurred as supporters of President Donald Trump clashed with Black Lives Matter protesters.

Sweden: Riots in Malmo after far-right activists burn Quran

29 Aug 2020

Sweden: Riots in Malmo after far-right activists burn Quran

Violent protests broke out in the Swedish town of Malmo late Friday after a Quran-burning incident earlier in the day.

Is Abbott's rapid COVID-19 test the biggest game-changer?

28 Aug 2020

Is Abbott's rapid COVID-19 test the biggest game-changer?

In a major move, the US Food and Drug Administration has cleared a game-changing 'rapid antigen test' for COVID-19.

Japan's longest-serving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigns over health issues

28 Aug 2020

Japan's longest-serving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigns over health issues

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tendered his resignation on Friday, hours after reports suggested he would take such a step as his health has deteriorated.

Coronavirus vaccine tracker: When will one be ready?

27 Aug 2020

Coronavirus vaccine tracker: When will one be ready?

The global effort to develop a vaccine against the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 continues as over 24 million people have been infected worldwide.

US: Ex-guard of hospital returns there as a medical student

27 Aug 2020

US: Ex-guard of hospital returns there as a medical student

In an immensely encouraging tale of grit and determination, a former security guard at a United States hospital, Russell J. Ledet, has now returned there as a medical student.

Next question: Newsom reacts to ex-wife Kimberly Guilfoyle's RNC speech

27 Aug 2020

Next question: Newsom reacts to ex-wife Kimberly Guilfoyle's RNC speech

On the opening night of the Republican National Convention on Monday, Kimberly Guilfoyle delivered a fiery speech that went viral for all the wrong reasons.

New Zealand: Christchurch shooter gets life imprisonment without parole

27 Aug 2020

New Zealand: Christchurch shooter gets life imprisonment without parole

New Zealand handed over life imprisonment, without the option of parole, to the man who killed 51 Muslim worshippers in two mosques in Christchurch last year.

Brazil: Three-year-old saves his friend from drowning in a pool

27 Aug 2020

Brazil: Three-year-old saves his friend from drowning in a pool

In a show of ultimate bravery, Arthur de Oliveira, a three-year-old boy in Brazil saved his friend from drowning.

Chinese ambassador downplays Galwan clash, calls it "unfortunate incident"

26 Aug 2020

Chinese ambassador downplays Galwan clash, calls it "unfortunate incident"

Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong sought to downplay the Indo-China clash at Galwan Valley that took place around mid-June, at an Indo-China youth webinar.

HK man gets reinfected by coronavirus: What does it mean

25 Aug 2020

HK man gets reinfected by coronavirus: What does it mean

A 33-year-old man in Hong Kong has contracted COVID-19 twice this year in what is said to be the first documented case of reinfection, according to preliminary research.

All you need to know about WHO's global COVAX initiative

25 Aug 2020

All you need to know about WHO's global COVAX initiative

With little hope that the coronavirus pandemic is going to slow down any time soon, all eyes are on the development of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2.

US police shoot Black man as children watch, says attorney

24 Aug 2020

US police shoot Black man as children watch, says attorney

Months after the killing of George Floyd in the United States sparked global Black Lives Matter protests, a Black man was shot at by cops seven times in the US state of Wisconsin.

Christchurch terrorist planned to burn down mosques, NZ police say

24 Aug 2020

Christchurch terrorist planned to burn down mosques, NZ police say

Over a year after the tragic Christchurch shootings in New Zealand, a court heard for the first time the official account of what the terrorist had planned.

China clears COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use: Details here

24 Aug 2020

China clears COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use: Details here

China has given emergency use authorization to select candidate vaccines developed to prevent COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease that originated in the country.

North Korea's Kim Jong-un in coma, sister to take control

24 Aug 2020

North Korea's Kim Jong-un in coma, sister to take control

North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong-un has slipped into a coma and his sister Kim Yo-jong will become the de-facto ruler, multiple reports said.

US: Kellyanne Conway, Trump's long-time aide, is quitting White House

24 Aug 2020

US: Kellyanne Conway, Trump's long-time aide, is quitting White House

Senior White House Adviser Kellyanne Conway, seen as one of the most loyal aides of US President Donald Trump, said on Sunday (local time) that she will be leaving the administration by the end of this month to focus on her family.

Hope world eradicates COVID-19 faster than Spanish Flu: WHO chief

22 Aug 2020

Hope world eradicates COVID-19 faster than Spanish Flu: WHO chief

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in a statement on Friday, said that he hopes that the world gets rid of COVID-19 in less than two years, faster than what it took to eradicate the 1918 Spanish Flu.

Pakistan admits Dawood Ibrahim lives in Karachi, releases his address

22 Aug 2020

Pakistan admits Dawood Ibrahim lives in Karachi, releases his address

The Pakistan government on Saturday admitted that Dawood Ibrahim, who is among India's most wanted, lives in Karachi.

US: Indian national arrested for $21 million H-1B visa fraud

22 Aug 2020

US: Indian national arrested for $21 million H-1B visa fraud

An Indian national has been arrested in the United States for committing a $21 million visa fraud.

Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"

21 Aug 2020

Donald Trump terms rival Joe Biden as voters' "worst nightmare"

On Thursday, US President Donald Trump tore into his Democratic opponent Joe Biden just outside the latter's Pennsylvania birthplace of Scranton, calling him the "voters' worst nightmare."

Pakistani Hindu immigrants seeking Indian citizenship stranded amid COVID-19 pandemic

21 Aug 2020

Pakistani Hindu immigrants seeking Indian citizenship stranded amid COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 continues to restrict global movement, numerous Pakistani Hindu immigrants seeking Indian citizenship are stranded in Pakistan due to the pandemic-induced lockdown.

Russia looking to partner with India for COVID-19 vaccine production

21 Aug 2020

Russia looking to partner with India for COVID-19 vaccine production

Russia has been in the headlines for its two-month-tested 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine.

US: Biden accepts Democratic presidential nomination; vows to end 'darkness'

21 Aug 2020

US: Biden accepts Democratic presidential nomination; vows to end 'darkness'

Former US Vice-President and Democrat veteran, Joe Biden, formally accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for president on Thursday, launching a general-election challenge to President Donald Trump.

Former Trump advisor arrested for fraud over Mexican wall funds

20 Aug 2020

Former Trump advisor arrested for fraud over Mexican wall funds

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was arrested on Thursday on charges that he and three of his associates defrauded the donors of the 'We Build the Wall' fundraising campaign.

Putin critic Alexei Navalny hospitalized after suspected poisoning

20 Aug 2020

Putin critic Alexei Navalny hospitalized after suspected poisoning

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been hospitalized after a suspected poisoning, his spokesperson Kira Yarmysh said on Thursday morning.

Give up pet dogs for meat: Kim Jong-un to citizens

20 Aug 2020

Give up pet dogs for meat: Kim Jong-un to citizens

Adding to the long list of bizarre orders that he has given since coming to power, North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un asked his countrymen to give up pet dogs, a move political watchers believe would assuage the country's hunger problem.

Kamala Harris formally accepts Vice-Presidential nomination, rips into Trump's tenure

20 Aug 2020

Kamala Harris formally accepts Vice-Presidential nomination, rips into Trump's tenure

The Democratic Party of the United States formally declared Kamala Harris, a first-time Senator from California, as its Vice-President candidate on the third night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).

QAnon: What is it and how did it originate?

20 Aug 2020

QAnon: What is it and how did it originate?

Recently, there has been a lot of talk around QAnon after Twitter started banning thousands of accounts of users tweeting about it.

Unable to fly, travelers hop on flights to reach nowhere

19 Aug 2020

Unable to fly, travelers hop on flights to reach nowhere

With the coronavirus pandemic putting brakes on flying worldwide, frequent fliers are trying different styles to satisfy their "wanderlust".

Democrats name Joe Biden as official challenger to President Trump

19 Aug 2020

Democrats name Joe Biden as official challenger to President Trump

On Tuesday, USA's Democratic Party named former Vice President Joe Biden as the official candidate for the 2020 Presidential Elections, to take on incumbent President Donald Trump this November.

Chocolate 'snow' dusts town in Switzerland as Lindt factory malfunctions

19 Aug 2020

Chocolate 'snow' dusts town in Switzerland as Lindt factory malfunctions

Residents of a Swiss town were in for a surprise when they noticed their surroundings covered in what looked like chocolate snow.

Australia secures 'promising' COVID-19 vaccine, will offer it for free

19 Aug 2020

Australia secures 'promising' COVID-19 vaccine, will offer it for free

In a bid to exit the COVID-19 pandemic for good, Australia has secured access to a "promising vaccine."