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Oxygen shortage and rising cases: COVID-19 haunts Manaus, Amazon’s biggest city

Oxygen shortage and rising cases: COVID-19 haunts Manaus, Amazon’s biggest city

Doctors in Manaus, a city of 2 million people, were choosing which patients to treat, and at least one of the city's cemeteries asked mou...Read More

6.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Indonesia; 42 dead

6.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Indonesia; 42 dead

In a video released by the National Disaster Mitigation Agency, a girl stuck in the wreckage of a house cried out for help and said she h...Read More

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his entire cabinet resign over child welfare scandal

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his entire cabinet resign over child welfare scandal

The Hague: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his entire Cabinet resigned on Friday to take political responsibility for a scandal invol...Read More

3 dead, many injured after 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia's Sulawesi

3 dead, many injured after 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Indonesia's Sulawesi

Jakarta: A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia's Sulawesi island just after midnight, causing landslides and sending people fleein...Read More

Google muscles up with Fitbit deal amid antitrust concerns

Google muscles up with Fitbit deal amid antitrust concerns

San Ramon (US): Google has completed its USD 2.1 billion acquisition of fitness-gadget maker Fitbit, a deal that could help the internet ...Read More

Silence before the storm: Expecting trouble, Washington locks down a week before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration

Silence before the storm: Expecting trouble, Washington locks down a week before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration

The FBI has warned that armed protests by violent Trump supporters were being planned in all 50 state capitals as well as in Washington f...Read More

US Capitol rioters are in big trouble as prosecutors weigh sedition charges  against them

US Capitol rioters are in big trouble as prosecutors weigh sedition charges against them

Misdemeanor counts, including trespassing, against some of the dozens arrested so far may still be upgraded to sedition charges that are ...Read More

US: Gorillas test positive for COVID-19 at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

US: Gorillas test positive for COVID-19 at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

San Diego: Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in what is believed to be the first...Read More

Indonesia plane crash: Divers recover 'black box' from Java Sea

Indonesia plane crash: Divers recover 'black box' from Java Sea

Jakarta: Indonesian navy divers searching the ocean floor on Tuesday recovered the flight data recorder from a Sriwijaya Air jet that cra...Read More

Ignorance of Capitol police and poor planning blamed for deadly Capitol siege

Ignorance of Capitol police and poor planning blamed for deadly Capitol siege

The Capitol police's lackluster response to the riots, poor planning and failure to anticipate the seriousness of the threat have drawn c...Read More

US: Joe Biden chooses veteran diplomat William Burns as CIA director

US: Joe Biden chooses veteran diplomat William Burns as CIA director

Washington: President-elect Joe Biden announced on Monday he has chosen veteran diplomat William Burns to be his CIA director.A former am...Read More

US: Man in shooting rampage kills 3, injures another 4 in Chicago

US: Man in shooting rampage kills 3, injures another 4 in Chicago

CHICAGO: A man killed three people and wounded four others in a series of shootings over roughly four hours that started on Chicago's Sou...Read More

Afghanistan: 3 killed, one injured in Kabul blast

Afghanistan: 3 killed, one injured in Kabul blast

Kabul: A roadside bomb exploded in Afghanistan's capital Sunday, killing at least three people in a vehicle, the latest attack to take pl...Read More

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un calls America country's ‘main enemy’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un calls America country's ‘main enemy’

Kim's comments during a key meeting of the ruling party this week were seen as applying pressure on the incoming administration of Presid...Read More

Ghastly capitol Hill attack puts Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony at risk

Ghastly capitol Hill attack puts Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony at risk

“The safety and security of all those participating in the 59th Presidential Inauguration is of the utmost importance,” the Secret Servic...Read More

People shelter in the House gallery as protesters try to break into the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.

US lawmakers, staff hide under table as pro-Trump mob swarms US Capitol

They - lawmakers, staff members and more - were hiding under tables, hunkered in lockdowns, saying prayers and seeing the fruits of the c...Read More

COVID-19: China locks down Hebei region as cases double

COVID-19: China locks down Hebei region as cases double

Beijing: New coronavirus cases in northern China’s Hebei province have more than doubled as officials move to lock down an area that is h...Read More

Sudan says it signed 'Abraham Accords' with US

Sudan says it signed 'Abraham Accords' with US

The recent U.S.-negotiated deals between Arab countries and Israel have been a major foreign policy achievement by President Donald Trump...Read More

China obstructs World Health Organization’s Wuhan visit

China obstructs World Health Organization’s Wuhan visit

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus disappointed; China calls it ‘misunderstanding’

Must not repeat painful lessons, says North Korea's Kim Jong Un as he opens congress with policy failures admission

Must not repeat painful lessons, says North Korea's Kim Jong Un as he opens congress with policy failures admission

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un opened its first ruling party congress in five years with an admission of policy failures and a vo...Read More

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