Thu, 28 Jan 2021

Today's nuclear bombs 30 times more lethal than 1945 originals

On Friday, January 22, 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) became international law for the 122 ...

Covid has hindered diplomatic action, complicated peacemaking efforts

Since September, the devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened, infecting close to 100 million people, costing more than ...

Work on final 150kms of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline begins

The Russian vessel tapped to finish the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has begun work in Danish waters just ...

U.S. military cleared to recruit transgender people

President Joe Biden has issued an executive order that overturns a ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.In ...

Chinese and Indian armies move closer to resolving border dispute

NEW DELHI, India - India and China have agreed to push for an early disengagement of the frontline troops in ...

DOH prepares media on vaccine rollout reportage

CALOOCAN CITY, Jan. 28 (PIA) -- The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday held a learning session for the media ...

PM to address World Economic Forum's Davos Dialogue today

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Davos Dialogue on ...

'India makes independent policy decisions in defence'

Moscow [Russia], January 28 (ANI): Noting the importance of military-technical cooperation between New Delhi and Moscow, Indian Ambassador to Russia ...

Experts: Iran Eyes Reuniting Its 'Axis of Resistance'

WASHINGTON - Ongoing talks about restoring ties between the Syrian government and the Palestinian militant group Hamas are part of ...

France welcomes US, Russia's decision to extend New START

Paris [France], January 28 (ANI): The French Foreign Ministry on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the United States and Russia ...

Can Tesla's share price be justified? Probably not

Elon Musk is now the world's richest person, edging out previous title holder Amazon's Jeff Bezos. His rocketing fortune is ...

COVID-19 recoveries can still receive vaccine, DOH says

CALOOCAN CITY, Jan. 28 (PIA) -- The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday said patients who have previously recovered from ...

Biden's Pick for UN Envoy Grilled on China at Confirmation Hearing

U.S. lawmakers Wednesday expressed concern about China's growing influence at the United Nations during their questioning of President Joe Biden's ...

US must lead global response to climate crisis says Biden

Washington DC [US], January 28 (ANI): After signing an executive order to halt new leases for oil and gas exploitation ...

As UK Hits 100,000 COVID Deaths, Government Vows to 'Learn Lessons'

LONDON - Looking through family photographs at his home in Leeds, England, Gordon Bonner, 86, said he was lost in ...

Biden Targets Climate Change With New Executive Orders

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden signed a series of actions Wednesday to combat climate change, saying they will restore ...

China committed genocide, says Blinken

Washington DC [US], January 28 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday said his views that Chinese officials ...

Biden Health Official: US to Surpass 500,000 COVID Deaths in February

The new head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicted Wednesday that the COVID-19 death toll in ...

BIG, EG, Gambit sweep on first day of DreamHack Open January: Europe

BIG, Evil Geniuses, Gambit Esports and Team Spirit were all winners on the first day of competition in the DreamHack ...

Rory McIlroy stacks events with eye on The Masters

Rory McIlroy has enjoyed enough success at Torrey Pines since adding the Farmers Insurance Open to his schedule a few ...

Bucs GM Jason Licht basks in afterglow of turnaround

Long before Buccaneers general manager Jason Licht and head coach Bruce Arians shared morsels of Tampa Bay's 2020 vision last ...

LHP Jon Lester finalizes one-year deal with Nationals

Veteran left-hander Jon Lester agreed to a one-year deal to join the Washington Nationals, the team announced Wednesday. Financial terms ...

India provided medical supplies to 150 nations: Jaishankar

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Wednesday said that India provided medical supplies ...

'US will not trade concessions to China on climate change'

Washington DC [US], January 28 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States will not waiver on any of its grievances towards China in ...

NZ needs an evolving pandemic strategy if it's to keep the public's trust

Kiwis know what it's like when life throws curveballs. We've had major quakes, floods, fires, an eruption, a terrorist attack ...

Bengaluru: Israel Consulate commemorates Int Holocaust Day

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 28 (ANI): The International Holocaust Remembrance Day was commemorated by the Consulate General of Israel to ...

Aid Efforts in Ethiopia's Tigray Thwarted by Lack of Access

About 1.3 million Ethiopian children continue to suffer despite humanitarian efforts 12 weeks into the conflict in the Tigray Region, ...

German Parliament Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

A German survivor of the Holocaust Wednesday urged lawmakers during a special session of the German Parliament to "take care ...

BIG join Blast Premier as member team

BIG has joined Blast Premier as the 12th member team following a competitive bidding process, the German esports organization announced ...

Blinken vows to provide 'America's leadership' to world

Washington DC [US], January 28 (ANI): Noting that the world is watching the United States, the newly appointed Secretary of ...

Paul Pogba set to discuss future with Man Utd

Paul Pogba is to hold talks with Manchester United over his future, saying he is "enjoying" life at Old Trafford ...

With New US Leadership, Analysts See Hope for Yemen

AMMAN - This week the Biden administration suspended sanctions on Yemen's Houthis, the rebel group backed by Iran, for a ...

IMF encourages SA govt to tackle wage bill, be tough on SOEs

The IMF says the government needs to introduce reforms at SEOs, like Eskom, as the power utility's problems will weigh ...

Ramaphosa urges businesses to help fund Africa's vaccine rollout

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday urged businesses to help fund the continent's Covid-19 vaccine rollout and asked more ...

Covid-19: First vaccine batch to arrive in SA on 1 February

The flight carrying the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines will arrive at OR Tambo International Airport on Monday.Phase One of ...

Despite drop, China maintains edge as Uzbekistan's top trade partner

In a bad year for Eurasian trade, China consolidated its role as Uzbekistan's main trading partner.According to end-of-year figures for ...

Kazakhstan: Government's war on NGOs claims more victims

Elections in Kazakhstan, a purely performative exercise in democracy, have given way to the acutely real enforcement of authoritarianism.Two more ...

Pasha 94: Talking about masculinity with South African artist Nakhane

What is it to be a man? Through their role in the film Inxeba and the music videos from their ...

Many old people in Ghana need daily care. How the government can help

The world's population is growing older - and that includes African countries, although they remain primarily youthful. Of all the ...

Coronavirus: a single 'escape mutant' shouldn't render a vaccine useless

Several coronavirus variants have emerged in recent weeks that have got scientists worried. The variants, which were first identified in ...

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Doug McDermott scores 28 as Pacers top Hornets

Doug McDermott scored a season-high 28 points and Malcolm Brogdon added 25 to propel the visiting Indiana Pacers to a ...

New-look Rockets host short-handed Trail Blazers

For the first time since the trade that sent seven-time All-NBA guard James Harden to Brooklyn, the Houston Rockets on ...

Coyotes look for offense at home vs. Ducks

The Anaheim Ducks have struggled mightily in the scoring department during the early part of this season, but they're not ...

Bucs WR Antonio Brown on first Super Bowl injury report

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers listed wide receiver Antonio Brown on their injury report Wednesday, as well with both starting safeties, ...

Report: Two-time MVP Candace Parker to join Sky

Two-time WNBA MVP Candace Parker is heading home, leaving the Los Angeles Sparks after 13 seasons to sign with the ...

Yankees deals for DJ LeMahiu, Corey Kluber official

The New York Yankees made a couple key free-agent signings official Wednesday, announcing that infielder DJ LeMahieu is returning to ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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