Four of 8 FedEx victims were Sikhs

At least four of the eight victims of the Thursday night shooting were part of the local Sikh community, many ...

Lonely Queen in Philip adieu

The Queen, wearing a black mask, cut a lonely and forlorn figure sitting alone by Prince Philip’s coffin...

Myanmar junta chief to attend Asean meet

Myanmar junta chief Min Aung Hlaing will attend an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) summit in In...

Raul Castro to step down as head of party

Raul Castro announced on Friday that he was handing over leadership of Cuba’s ruling Communist Party to ...

Five killed in Bangla police firing

At least five people were killed and dozens injured in Bangladesh on Saturday after police opened fire on a cr...

Afghan pullout relief and worry for Pak

Near the peak of the American war in Afghanistan, a former chief of neighbouring Pakistan’s military int...

World  /  Published 15.04.21

Bernard Madoff dies in jail

Bernard Madoff, who was convicted for running the largest known Ponzi scheme in history, died on Wednesday in federal prison where he was serving a 150-year sentence, the Bureau of Prisons said. He wa...
By Reuters in New York

World  /  Published 15.04.21

Myanmar protesters paint govt offices red

Opponents of Myanmar’s coup splashed red paint and dye on roads and signs outside government offices on Wednesday to represent the blood of people killed protesting against the junta, on the sec...
By Reuters in

World  /  Published 15.04.21

Denmark ceases use of Astra jab

Denmark on Wednesday became the first country to stop using AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine altogether, following news of its possible link to very rare blood clot cases, health authorities said....
By Reuters in Copenhagen

World  /  Published 14.04.21

US Afghan pullout by September

President Joe Biden has decided to withdraw the remaining US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, 20 years to the day after Al Qaida’s attacks triggered America’s longest war, US...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 14.04.21

'Iran to enrich uranium to highest'

Iran will begin enriching uranium to 60 per cent purity, higher than the programme ever has before though still short of weapons grade, after an attack on its Natanz nuclear facility, an Iranian negot...
By AP in Dubai

World  /  Published 14.04.21

Protesters cancel Myanmar festivities

Opponents of military rule in Myanmar cancelled traditional new year festivities on Tuesday and instead showed their anger with the generals who seized power through low-key displays of defiance and s...
By Reuters in

World  /  Published 14.04.21

US pause on J&J vaccine

Federal health agencies on Tuesday called for an immediate pause in use of Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose coronavirus vaccine after six recipients in the US developed a rare disorder involv...
By Noah Weiland, Sharon LaFraniere, Carl Zimmer in Washington

World  /  Published 13.04.21

UK begins to reopen after lockdown

The beginning of the end of Britain’s lockdown — one of the longest and most stringent in the world — came with a pint at a pub. Just past the stroke of midnight on Monday, a few se...
By Marc Santora in London

World  /  Published 13.04.21

William’s tribute to ‘grandpa Philip’

Prince William, second in line to the British throne, hailed his “grandpa” Prince Philip for his dutiful service to the crown, but said that the late duke would have wanted members of the ...
By Reuters in Windsor, England

World  /  Published 13.04.21

Antibody cocktail that fights Covid-19

A monoclonal antibody cocktail developed by the drug maker Regeneron offered strong protection against Covid-19 when given to people living with someone infected with the coronavirus, according to cli...
By New York Times News Service in New York


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