Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Former President Donald Trump arrives at new home, Mar-a-Lago

U.S. President Donald Trump left the White House for the final time on Wednesday, heading by helicopter to a nearby ...

B'Tselem describes Israel as apartheid state

Last week Israeli human rights group B'Tselem released a position paper describing for the first time in its 30-year history, ...

Inauguration Day for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris arrives

WASHINGTON, DC - With a promise to 'heal' America, which in recent months witnessed a chaotic election and messy transition ...

Dozens dead as Taliban and Afghan security forces clashes escalate

KABUL, Afghanistan - Major violence has spread, and escalated across Afghanistan.Scores of national security forces and Taliban militants have been ...

Israel shuts out Palestinians from vaccine program

JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities should provide Covid-19 vaccines to the more than 4.5 million Palestinians in the occupied West Bank ...

Thousands of armed National Guard troops patrol U.S. capital

WASHINGTON, DC - Washington is locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials are geared up for pro-Trump marches in all ...

Phil Mickelson will 're-evaluate things' if struggles continue

Phil Mickelson said he will "re-evaluate things" if he doesn't get off to a solid start to his 2020 PGA ...

Libyan parties agree to hold constitutional referendum

Tripoli [Libya], January 21 (ANI/Xinhua): The Constitutional Committee comprised of Libya's eastern-based House of Representatives and the Tripoli-based High Council ...

Biden halts US withdrawal from WHO

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): Hours after being sworn in, President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) informed United Nations ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Jan. 21)

BEIJING, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

SEBI approves Future Group-Reliance Retail deal

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 21 (ANI): The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has approved the Rs 24, 713 ...

Austin Cindric, driving for Penske, bids to make Daytona 500

Austrin Cindric, looking to make his NASCAR Cup Series debut, will attempt to qualify for the Daytona 500 under the ...

Report: Call of Duty League eyeing expansion in U.S., Europe

The Call of Duty League is reportedly considering looking into adding franchises in Las Vegas, Charlotte and Washington, D.C., as ...

Bhupesh Baghel attends Shaheed Shiromani's tribute ceremony

Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh) [India], January 21 (ANI): Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday attended the tribute ceremony of 'Shaheed' Shiromani ...

India hopes conflict in Syria will end completely

New York [US], January 21 (ANI): Hoping that conflict in Syria will end completely, sooner than later, India on Wednesday ...

UN welcomes Biden administration commitment to refugee protection

The UN Secretary-General on Wednesday welcomed the "positive steps" announced by the new US adminstration towards migrants and refugees, while ...

Epic Games raises prize pool for Fortnite Champion Series

Epic Games has adjusted the parameters, and the prize pool, for the 2021 Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS), the developer announced ...

In Belarus, a Press Badge Makes You a Target

Beatings, arrests, court cases, internet blocks and revocation of press credentials - being an accredited journalist is no longer a ...

The latest: Biden orders U.S. to rejoin Paris Agreement on climate change

© Provided by Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address after he was sworn in as the ...

Biden Orders US to Rejoin Paris Climate Accord, WHO

Among the 17 executive actions U.S. President Joe Biden signed during his first hours in office Wednesday, two will strengthen ...

Vaccine consignment to be dispatched to Kathmandu, Dhaka

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 21 (ANI): The Serum Institute of India's consignment of COVID-19 vaccines, containing 10 lakh dosages to ...

Biden signs first executive orders as president

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed first executive actions, hours after he was sworn-in ...

Biden Calls for Unity as Country Faces 'Time of Testing'

Facing as monumental a set of challenges as any chief executive in generations, Joe Biden took office as the 46th ...

Wall Street Hits Records as Hopes Build for More Stimulus

Wall Street marked the dawn of President Joe Biden's administration with stocks rallying to record highs as hopes build that ...

Biden announces US will rejoin Paris climate accord

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): Hours after he was sworn in, US President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced that the ...

Joe Biden sends a clear message to the watching world - America's back

Two weeks after the storming of the US Capitol by the followers of his predecessor, in the middle of an ...

Report: Real Salt Lake to sign USMNT F Bobby Wood

Former U.S. men's national team striker Bobby Wood has agreed to join Real Salt Lake this summer, The Athletic reported ...

Jon Rahm: Injury forced The American Express withdrawal

Jon Rahm said an injury suffered in the gym led to his withdrawal from The American Express that begins on ...

Update: UN chief looks forward to working with new U.S. administration

In a regular press briefing, the spokesman said he expects the Guterres-Biden engagement will be very active and positive."I know ...

Reports: Canelo Alvarez-Avni Yildirim bout set for Feb. 27

Canelo Alvarez will defend his WBA and WBC super middleweight titles against mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim on Feb. 27 in ...

France's daily COVID-19 cases hit two-month high

© Provided by Xinhua | Senior citizens wait before receiving a dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a temporary vaccination center ...

Israeli's Netanyahu Congratulates Biden on Inauguration

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated newly inaugurated U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday, saying he looks forward to working ...

Expect the new normal for NZ's temperature to get warmer

It might be summer in New Zealand but we're in for some wild weather this week with forecasts of heavy ...

Full Text of President Joe Biden's Inaugural Speech

Full text of Joe Biden's inaugural speech, released by the White House:This is democracy's day.A day of history and hope.Of ...

Kochi receives next consignment of Covishield

By Kochi Receives Next Consignment Of Covishield VaccineKochi (Kerala) [India], January 21 (ANI): The next consignment of Covishield vaccines reached ...

Muraleedharan meets UAE Minister of State

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 21 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan met United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister ...

First consultative meeting on asset monetisation held

New Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI): Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur launched the first consultative ...

Biden vows to become 'President for all Americans'

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): During his inauguration ceremony at the Capitol on Wednesday, US President Joe Biden affirmed he ...

Don't panic, you'll get vaccine, says WHO

Nobody should panic about getting access to a Covid-19 vaccine because everyone who wants one will get one, the World ...

Golf Glance: Patrick Cantlay favored at The American Express

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

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U.S. stocks jump sharply after inauguration

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied to new record highs on Wednesday as the 46th president of the ...

Jack Ma reappears after disappearing from public view 2 months ago

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has made his first public appearance since openly criticizing China's financial regulatory system just over two ...

Shares generally gain ground in Asia, while greenback flounders

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia generally advanced on Wednesday, confident the incoming Biden administration will take positive ...

Taiwanese company Acer unveils 5 new PCs priced at under $500

TAIPEI, Taiwan - The Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics company, Acer unveiled five new workstations focused on schools on Tuesday, ...

U.S. stocks rise for last hurrah as Trump exits White House

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, the last day of Donald Trump's presidency.It was a fitting farewell as numerous records were ...

Fishers get boost as Ireland designates 5 new ports for IUU and NEAFC

DUBLIN, Ireland - Five additional Irish ports for UK registered Northern Ireland vessel landings have been designated for both IUU ...

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