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'US military perhaps behind coronavirus,' Chinese official echoes conspiracy theory

A senior Chinese official has hinted at a United States conspiracy behind the novel coronavirus outbreak.

13 Mar 2020


Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's wife, Sophie, tests positive for coronavirus

Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau, the wife of Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, his office revealed on Thursday.

12 Mar 2020


Italy is on knees: Woman's post on coronavirus goes viral

With Italy emerging as the European epicenter of coronavirus, an American named Cristina Higgins, who stays in Bergamo, described on Facebook what the situation looks like on the ground.

Coronavirus round-up: WHO calls it pandemic, India suspends visas

Months after it originated in China, the World Health Organization declared coronavirus outbreak as a pandemic, while asking all countries to take urgent and aggressive action.

11 Mar 2020


Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years imprisonment

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault by a New York court on Wednesday, marking a landmark moment in the #MeToo movement.

11 Mar 2020


Avoid humans: Coronavirus patient talks about disease on Facebook

The coronavirus outbreak has baffled scientists across the globe and they are struggling to come up with a vaccination.

09 Mar 2020

Saudi Arabia

Saudi King's brother, former Crown Prince among royals arrested

In what is believed to be the latest crackdown by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), a fourth prince was reportedly arrested on Saturday.

08 Mar 2020

San Francisco

US: New York Governor declares state of emergency over coronavirus

In the United States, Governor of New York State Andrew M. Cuomo declared a state of emergency on Saturday amid growing concern over a novel coronavirus outbreak.

Hindu American Foundation accuses USCIRF of spreading misinformation about CAA

A top Hindu body in the United States, the Hindu American Foundation (HAF), has accused the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) of spreading misinformation about the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

06 Mar 2020

Chelsea FC

Clinton had sexual relationship with Monica to 'deal' with anxiety

Bill Clinton, one of the three American Presidents to have been impeached, said in a new documentary about his wife Hillary that his affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky in 1990s was his way of dealing with anxiety.

06 Mar 2020


Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed abducted daughters, UK court finds

A United Kingdom court has accepted as proved the allegations of abduction, torture, and threats against the billionaire ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum (70).

05 Mar 2020


China approves use of arthritis drug Actemra against coronavirus infections

China is hoping to put a decade-old drug to use as it grapples with an outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

04 Mar 2020


Trump speaks to top Taliban leader, calls it "good talk"

Days after the United States signed an accord with the Taliban, aimed at bringing peace in ravaged Afghanistan, President Donald Trump spoke with one founder of the terrorist organization.

03 Mar 2020


Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak thought he had coronavirus

A few hours ago, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who is known for his witty opinions on technology and food, triggered a major uproar on Twitter.

03 Mar 2020


Delhi riots: Iran condemns 'wave of organized violence' against Muslims

In a development that will not find many takers in India, Iran has officially spoken on the riots that rocked New Delhi last week and said it condemned the "wave of violence" against Indian Muslims.

01 Mar 2020

South Korea

Coronavirus outbreak: First death confirmed in the US

The US has reported its first confirmed death from coronavirus.

01 Mar 2020


'We're scared,' Indian students stuck in coronavirus-hit Iran request evacuation

As an outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease heightens fears in Iran, Indian students stranded in the country have appealed for evacuation.

29 Feb 2020


US, Taliban sign historic peace deal to end Afghanistan war

After months of negotiations, the United States and Taliban on Saturday signed a historic peace agreement to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan.

29 Feb 2020


Coronavirus: Conflicting reports on deaths in Iran raise questions

In Iran, the novel coronavirus disease has sparked major concerns, especially as the impact of the viral outbreak remains mired in conflicting reports.

28 Feb 2020


Canada will stop paying for Harry and Meghan's security soon

Canada will no longer pay for Prince Harry and Meghan's security, its government said in a statement on Thursday.

28 Feb 2020


US spy agencies monitoring coronavirus outbreak; concerned about India: Report

Intelligence agencies of the United States have reportedly been monitoring the global spread of the coronavirus and bear concerns about India's ability to tackle the outbreak.

25 Feb 2020


China using WeChat/Twitter to silence people speaking about coronavirus

After mass crackdowns, China is going after individual users sharing completely innocuous stuff on social media.

24 Feb 2020


Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad resigns amid talks of new coalition

In a shocking move, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad (94), resigned on Monday.

21 Feb 2020

Indian Army

FATF keeps Pakistan on greylist, gives a four-month deadline

Pakistan has got yet another extension from the global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

21 Feb 2020

Donald Trump

Numbers matter: Trump says 10 million people will welcome him

Donald Trump is looking forward to his maiden trip to India as the US President, but more than seeing the Taj Mahal or inking the trade deal, he is excited about the crowd that will welcome him in Ahmedabad.

20 Feb 2020


Larry Tesler, inventor of cut-copy-paste, passes away at 74

Larry Tesler, the computing icon who invented famous interface tools - cut, copy, and paste, passed away on Monday.

19 Feb 2020

Donald Trump

Inside Air Force One, US President Donald Trump's official aircraft

United States President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit India on February 24 and 25.

19 Feb 2020


All you need to know about UK's new visa system

The United Kingdom has launched a new points-based visa system, impacting migrant workers and students.

19 Feb 2020


Before India visit, Trump says 'saving' trade deal for later

United States President Donald Trump, who is scheduled to visit India on February 24 and 25, indicated the much-talked-about trade deal will not be signed.

18 Feb 2020

Pakistan News

Pakistan poised to remain on terror watchdog FATF's 'gray list'

The global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has decided to keep Pakistan on its 'gray list', informed sources told the news agency ANI.

18 Feb 2020


Coronavirus: Wuhan hospital director dies as death toll crosses 1,800

The head of a hospital in the Chinese city of Wuhan died on Tuesday after being infected with the novel coronavirus.

18 Feb 2020


Coronavirus hoax viral on WhatsApp; claims garlic can cure disease

Adding to the growing threat of a coronavirus outbreak, a false cure is being circulated on the messaging app WhatsApp.

18 Feb 2020


Masood Azhar not missing, holed up near Bahawalpur headquarters: Reports

Before the terror-watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) could take a decision on blacklisting Pakistan, Islamabad informed that wanted terrorist Masood Azhar, who is the head of the proscribed organization Jaish-e-Mohammed, has gone missing.

17 Feb 2020


Amid coronavirus outbreak, China resorts to online classes

The outbreak of coronavirus has hit all aspects of daily life in China, including the education system.

17 Feb 2020

Pakistan News

Six dead as 'poisonous gas' leaks near Pakistan's Karachi port

At least six people have reportedly died after an unknown gas leaked near the Keamari dockyard in Pakistan's port city of Karachi.

15 Feb 2020

Narendra Modi

I'm number 1 on Facebook, Modi is number 2: Trump

Before his maiden visit to India as the United States President, Donald Trump has sort of compared his Facebook popularity with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

14 Feb 2020


One family's tragedy as Chinese authorities fail to contain coronavirus

Two weeks ago, brothers Wang Xiangkai and Wang Xiangyou arrived at a hotel converted into a temporary coronavirus quarantine facility in Wuhan.

14 Feb 2020


Porn video filmed at Myanmar's sacred Buddhist site sparks outrage

A pornographic video filmed at a sacred site in Myanmar has invited severe backlash from locals.

13 Feb 2020


In conservative Saudi, youngsters are taking the 'risk' of dating

Saudi Arabia's conservative society bans a lot of things and a relationship before marriage is one of them.

12 Feb 2020

Russia News

Russian man who pulled coronavirus prank faces five-year jail sentence

Moscow Police have arrested a man who pranked commuters on a metro train by pretending to be infected with coronavirus.