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Bangladesh resumes COVID-19 inoculation with Chinese vaccine

Bangladesh has resumed the Covid-19 inoculation drive in parts of the country using the Chinese Sinopharm vaccines. Those who already registered but have not received...

Joe Bidens’ older dog, Champ, has died; German shepherd was 13

President Joe Biden announced Saturday that Champ, the older of the family's two dogs, had died “peacefully at home.” The German shepherd was 13. "He...

Lions in Chennai Zoo infected with Delta variant of COVID-19

At least four lions at a zoo in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu were found infected with Delta variant of COVID-19, officials said...

Islamic hard-liner Ebrahim Raisi wins Iran’s election

Iran's ultraconservative cleric and judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi has won the presidential election, the country's foreign minister said Saturday. Mohammad Javad Zarif made the announcement...

Joe Biden gives Vladimir Putin custom aviator sunglasses

Russian President Vladimir Putin took a little piece of Massachusetts with him after his meeting with President Joe Biden this week. The US president gave...

Indian Coast Guard on alert after oil spill from Portuguese vessel

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Thursday has put its assets ready to control the oil spillage reported from a Portuguese Flag Container ship, MV...

China launches first astronauts to its space station

China launched the first astronauts to its self-developed space station on Thursday. The move marks a major step as the world’s second-largest economy looks...

Japan set to ease Covid-19 emergency ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Japan is set to announce a decision Thursday to ease a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and six other areas this weekend, with...

Microsoft names CEO Satya Nadella as chairman

Microsoft Corp on Wednesday named Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella as its new chairman, in place of John Thompson. Nadella, who took over as CEO...

Biden, Putin kick off summit with a handshake

U.S. President Joe Biden and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have opened their face-to-face talks Wednesday at a lush lakeside Swiss mansion, a highly anticipated summit...

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