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President Biden announces all U.S. adults eligible for COVID-19 vaccine by April 19

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that all American adults will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine by April ...

59 killed in violent incidents in 24 hours in Afghanistan: monitor group

KABUL- At least 59 people were killed in insurgent activities and clashes in Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, according ...

North Korea says will not go to Olympics over Covid fears

SEOUL – North Korea will not attend this year’s Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic, Pyongyang’s sports ministry said, ...

Nearly 90 dead in Indonesia, East Timor floods, dozens missing

LEMBATA – At least 87 people are dead and dozens more still missing after flash floods and landslides hit Indonesia ...

Chhattisgarh: 22 security personnel killed in Bijapur Naxal attack

CHHATTISGARH –  At least 22 security personal have lost their lives in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur Naxal attack on Saturday. “22 security ...

Dozens feared dead as Taiwan train derails in tunnel

TAIPEI – Dozens of people are feared dead after a packed train derailed inside a tunnel in eastern Taiwan on ...

US government hands over lost antiquities to Nepal

KATHMANDU – The Consulate General of Nepal in New York received three Nepali lost antiquities from the New York County ...

France’s Macron orders limited national lockdown, school closure to contain epidemic

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Wednesday the “reinforced braking” measures will be extended to the whole country ...

India’s COVID-19 tally reaches 12,149,335, 53,480 new cases

NEW DELHI – India’s COVID tally rose to 12,149,335 on Wednesday as 53,480 new cases were reported from across the ...

Washington to re-open diplomatic channels of communication with Palestine, says U.S. envoy

UNITED NATIONS – Washington will “re-open diplomatic channels of communication” with Palestine that has been cut off under the previous ...