Sunday, August 9, 2020

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 135, more than 5,000 injured

BEIRUT: Death toll from the Beirut port blast rose to 135 on Thursday as rescue teams continued to pull bodies out of the wreckage...

Turkish lawmaker slams rights abuse in Kashmir

ANKARA: The systematic human rights violations being perpetrated in Jammu and Kashmir by Indian forces have  threatens regional peace, a senior Turkish lawmaker said. Hakan...

Beirut blast: Massive explosion leaves over 100 dead, over 4,000 injured

BEIRUT: A massive bomb explosion near the center of Beirut killed at least 100 people, injured over 4,000 others and sent shock-waves across the...

‘Forced decoupling’ of economies will hurt both, China warns India

NEW DELHI: Chinese Ambassador Sun Weidong has warned India that a “forced decoupling” of their economies would only lead to a "lose-lose" outcome. The Chinese...

Global coronavirus cases number surges to 16 million

NEW YORK: The number of coronavirus cases across the globe crossed 16 million mark, more than half of them in the Americas and the...

China reports 24 new COVID-19 cases in single day

BEIJING: China reported 24 new cases of COVID-19 for July 24 in the mainland, with 20 cases of the virus emerging in the country's...

US announces not to take new foreign students for all-online classes

WASHINGTON: The United States announced new policy and decided not to take any new foreign students who are seeking only-online study, after the country's...

China to launch unmanned probe to Mars today

BEIJING: China will aim to launch its first independent mission to Mars today (Thursday) as it gears up to take the leadership in space...

Biden says intelligence briefings warn of possible Russian meddling in elections

WASHINGTON: Joe Biden, presumptive democratic presidential nominee has said that he had received intelligence briefings based on which it was clear that Russia was...

China battles record flood by heavy rain; dozens reported dead, 433 rivers burst banks

BEIJING: As many as 433 rivers in China have risen to their highest levels in history after days of torrential rain, a senior water...