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New ‘double mutant’ coronavirus variant from India detected in UK

Non-British travellers from these countries will be refused entry to the United Kingdom, while British citizens or residents will have to pay for 10-day hotel q...


Windsor hit by powercut before Prince Philip funeral

When and where is the ceremony? Ahead of the ceremony, the duke's coffin - which will be draped with his personal flag, and will have his sword, naval cap an...


China to send 'positive message' on climate

Kerry is in China for meetings with his counterparts until Saturday - the first visit by an official from the new United States administration. Chinese P...


Russian Federation vows retaliation as Biden imposes sanctions

In addition, the Department of Treasury, together with the European Union, Australia, Britain and Canada, sanctioned eight individuals and entities associated...


Derek Chauvin Will Not Testify In His Trial

On Wednesday, the defense called a medical expert who contradicted the testimony of many experts called by the prosecution. "I felt that Derek Chauvin was...


Biden urges Putin to ease Ukraine tensions

The call comes as concern rises in the West about a surge of cease-fire violations in eastern Ukraine, where Russia-ba?ked separatists and Ukrainian forces ha...


Daunte Wright death: Photos of protests in Minnesota

Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott said at a news conference that the city had been moving toward firing Potter when she resigned. Axon, which makes electrica...


USA confirms plan to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by September 11

The U.S. considers the re-emergence of al-Qaeda in the region after the draw-down of troops a "genuine threat" according to the official, who said the threat wi...


Japan's controversial plan to release treated water from the Fukushima plant

In a virtual press briefing to local media in March, a Japanese government official said Tokyo can not continue to delay the disposal of contaminated water from...


3,000-Year-Old City Just Discovered In Egypt

They unearthed the city which still had nearly complete walls and rooms filled with tools, jewellery, scarabs, coloured pottery and bricks bearing seals of Amen...


International Monetary Fund ups global GDP growth forecast, warns of poverty rise

The IMF is now projecting a stronger recovery for the global economy, at six per cent in 2021, compared with 5.5 per cent it predicted in January. CARE Rati...


Toronto schools to close Wednesday for in-person learning

Peel Public Health has issued a Section 22 order , under the Ontario Health Protection and Promotion Act, to close all schools in Brampton, Caledon and Mississ...


Pfizer vaccine offers '100% protection against South African variant'

Pfizer's vaccine is already authorized for use in people starting at age 16. Results also are expected soon from a study of Moderna's vaccine in 12- to 17-yea...


King's half-brother under 'house arrest' in Jordan security sweep

Through the video Prince Hamzah denied any wrongdoing and said he was not part of any conspiracy. This is a very sad and unfortunate turn for a country that a...


AstraZeneca woes continue as the Netherlands halts vaccine

The reports represented 25 more cases than Britain's medicines regulator had previously received, going some way toward addressing a mystery that has hung over ...


Media report on suspect in deadly Capitol attack

He was 18-year veteran of the department who began his service on March 7, 2003, Acting U.S. Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman said in a statement. In one ...


Fully-vaccinated people may travel now: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The new guidance also says fully vaccinated people do not need to get a COVID-19 test before or after domestic travel and do not need to self-quarantine after...


Auto rams into police at Capitol barricade; officer killed

An investigation has been opened. U.S. Capitol Police officers stand near a vehicle that crashed into a barricade on Capitol Hill in Washington , April 2...


Fully vaccinated Americans can resume travel, updated CDC guidance states

The new guidance from the agency states that fully vaccinated Americans are exempt from Covid-19 tests before and after travel and do not have to quarantine "...


Fully vaccinated Americans cleared to travel without tests or quarantine periods — CDC

It added that vaccinated people returning to the United States do not need to self-quarantine unless it is required by state or local authorities. Khan said t...


US, Iran say they'll begin indirect talks on nuclear program

There was "no need for any negotiations on America's return to the JCPOA", he added, referring to the nuclear agreement. Participants will meet in the Austr...


CBP: Little girls dropped from border wall in Southern NM

The Biden administration allowed several reporters to interview border officials and tour a crowded migrant processing facility in Donna, Texas , on Tuesday ...


Biden's Infrastructure Plan: Where the Money Is Going

The American Council on Renewable Energy said the plan "will move the clean energy sector beyond the endless cycles of temporary stopgap incentives". White Ho...


NSW records no new COVID cases

He said NSW last week expected 13,000 doses from the commonwealth but actually got 45,000 doses. 'And now, less than a few days later, there's a press report ...


Sex trafficking crimes brought against Epstein ex-girlfriend Maxwell

He killed himself at a Manhattan federal jail in August 2019. Maxwell reportedly appeared in court by way of a video call to respond to charges related to her...


Asian woman, 65, knocked down, repeatedly kicked as witnesses appear to watch

The incident immediately sparked outcry on social media, and even before police released video, elected officials had convened in Queens to condemn the attack. ...


UN Security Council panel split on N.Korea

Commuters watch a TV showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Joe Biden during a news program at the Suseo Railway Station in Seoul , Sou...


EXPLAINER: Pandemic shapes ex-officer's trial in Floyd death

Shortly after the opening, jurors were shown the full video of the arrest of Mr Floyd which was shared around the world and sparked months of protests against r...


Suez Canal traffic resumes after stranded container ship freed

The SCA did not confirm the news, saying in a statement earlier in the day that "operations have been stepped up around the bow of the ship". Evergreen Line, ...


Indonesia church attack kills 1, injures 14

Two persons on a motorcycle had attempted to enter the church building but were turned away by security guards, at which point they detonated their explosives. ...


Rescue efforts underway to resume Suez Canal traffic

Late Thursday, Egypt's Suez Canal Authority said in a statement on its Facebook page that they needed to remove between 530,000 to 706,000 cubic feet of sand,...


Georgia state lawmakers approve new restrictions on voting

Kemp signed the bill into law immediately, calling it "common sense" legislation while aligning himself with former President Donald Trump in remarks touting ...


Joe Biden eager to fix 'broken' immigration system: White House

Since he announced the event earlier this month, commentators had speculated furiously about how the new president would perform. If viewed as a one-term pres...


Biden puts VP Harris in charge of border influx

White House officials said the Biden administration is "committed to transparency" and will continue to work with the Department of Homeland Security and the De...


President Biden Repeatedly Falls While Boarding Air Force One

Biden tripped at least thrice while climbing the stairs of Air Force One , with the White House trying to damage control by claiming that strong winds were the...