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UK Death Toll Rises To 28,734 As Contact Tracing App Is Launched

Johnson Says Harsher Restrictions Possible In Britain In Coming Weeks

Tougher coronavirus measures could be implemented in coming weeks in view of the serious situation in Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, hinted in an interview on Sunday. “It may be that we need to do...

11 Republican Senators To Challenge Biden’s Presidential Election Win

A group of 11 Republican senators and senators-elect on Saturday said that they intend to appeal the upcoming certification of the results of the presidential election. The group, led by Texas Senator Ted Cruz, in...

DR Congo President Pardons Killers Of Laurent-Desire Kabila

DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi’s office said Saturday that he has pardoned two men convicted over the assassination of former ruler Laurent-Desire Kabila, the father of his political rival Joseph Kabila. The announcement comes during...

Finland Confirms First Adverse Reaction To COVID-19 Vaccine

The Finnish Medicines Agency says it has received the first report of an adverse reaction to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against coronavirus. This is coming one week after Europe started its mass immunisation campaign. The Finnish YLE...

Brexit: Britain, EU Begin New Era Of Relations

Four-and-a-half years after a British referendum on membership in the European Union (EU), Brexit is finally reality after Britain left the single market at the stroke of midnight CET (2300 GMT) on New Year’s...

Senate Overrides Trump’s Veto Of Major National Security Bill

The U.S. Senate on Friday voted to override U.S. President Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA), a major national security bill worth 740 billion dollars. The vote marked the first veto...

Cambodian Women To Be Delivered Of 1,000 Babies On New Year’s Day – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday that at least 971 children (nearly 1,000 babies) would be born in Cambodia on New Year’s Day. Foroogh Foyouzat, UNICEF representative in Cambodia, who said this...

Several Teens Dead In New Year’s Eve Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Several people died from apparent carbon-monoxide poisoning at New Year in western Bosnia, local media reported on Friday, citing confirmation from a prosecutor. Details, including the exact number of victims, are expected to be announced...
Gunmen Abduct Yobe Village Head

Armed Men Assassinate Journalist

An Afghanistan journalist, Bismillah Adil Aimaq, was on Friday assassinated by some armed men in Dara-e-Taimoor village on the outskirts of Feroz Koh in Ghor locality, reports said. Adil, who was also a civil society...

US Police Shoot Man Dead During Traffic Stop, Protesters Gather

Police in Minneapolis shot a man dead during a traffic stop on Wednesday, seven months after the killing of George Floyd by an officer in the same US city. It comes amid an increase in...

Father Of British Prime Minister To Apply For French Citizenship

Stanley Johnson, the father of pro-Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, said he is going to apply for French citizenship in order to maintain close ties to the EU. Speaking to French radio station RTL,...

Republican Senator To Object Certification Of Biden Win

A Republican senator said Wednesday that he will object to Congress’s certification next week of the results of the November 3 US presidential election, a move that may slightly delay — but not derail...

U.S. Embassy In Burkina Faso Warns Of Terrorist Threat During New Year’s Holiday

Americans in Burkina Faso have been warned to avoid hotels and restaurants frequented by foreigners due to the threat of terrorist attacks during New Year’s holiday. The U.S. Embassy in the country gave the warning...

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