Virus death toll in China rises as US prepares evacuation
The epidemic has revived memories of the SARS outbreak that originated in China and killed nearly 800 as it spread around the world in 2002 and 2003. Its spread has come amid China's busiest travel period of the year, when millions crisscross the country or head abroad for the Lunar New Year holiday.
India's clear message to Trump: No role for third party on Kashmir issue
India's reiteration on the Kashmir issue came after Trump while addr...
France confirms first two cases of coronavirus
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): French Health Ministry confirmed the first two cases of deadly corona...
UK 'to decide on Huawei 5G next week'
The United States has banned Huawei from the rollout of its next generation 5G mobile networks because of concerns -- strongly denied -- that the firm could be under the control of Beijing. Washington has been lobbying Britain to do the same, even threatening to limit intelligence sharing between the two allies if the UK goes its own way.
US: Building explosion shakes Houston, scatters debris
A large explosion at a building in Houston early Friday was felt for miles (kilometers) away and left rubble scattered in the area. The expl...
George Soros blasts Donald Trump, Xi Jinping ; questions success of Belt Road Initiative
In a statement released here during the WEF 2020 week, he also questioned success of China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, saying it has required giving large loans, some of which will never be repaid.
Stay awake: Senators struggle to stay focused on Trump's impeachment
They have all heard the story of Trump's pressure on Ukraine. Only a handful claim to have not made up their minds on whether Trump should be removed from office. And the outcome — the impeached president's acquittal — seems clear. Still, the trial is expected to cover tedious, familiar territory six days a week until it is resolved.
In Davos, the spectre of a tech cold war
At the centre of this cold war 2.0 is Huawei, the Chinese telecom giant rolling out of 5G technology.
Articles of impeachment 'brazen and unlawful' attempt to overturn will of Americans: Trump's lawyers
The House of Representatives, controlled by the Democratic Party, on Wednesday voted to send articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate, in a major development to remove him from office for his alleged abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
US Senate passes new North America trade deal to replace NAFTA
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and...
Trump's impeachment trial underway in Senate as battle lines form
Trump, who was impeached last month by the Democratic-led House of Representatives on charges of abusing power and obstructing Congress, says he has done nothing wrong and describes his impeachment as a partisan hoax to derail his 2020 re-election. With the television cameras rolling, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts convened the proceedings.
McConnell's rules not for 'a fair trial': Schiff on Trump's impeachment
President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is set to unfold at the Capitol, a contentious proceeding over whether to remove him from office ...
Rupee trips for 4th day, down 10 paise at 71.21
Weaker greenback overseas and easing crude oil prices helped the rupee restrict its losses to some extent.
Donald Trump rejects climate 'prophets of doom' as Thunberg warns Davos
Thunberg was in the audience in the Swiss Alps to hear a typically bullish speech by Trump, delivered just before the start of his Senate impeachment trial in Washington.
Indians rush for US citizenship before Trump can shut doors
Uncertainty over the Donald Trump administration’s immigration policies, coupled with a desire to vote in the upcoming elections this year, have led many immigrants residing in the US to opt for citizenship.
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