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India’s Golden Temple lights up for Diwali celebrations

India's Golden Temple was illuminated with a sea of multicoloured lights on Friday (November 13), as the country geared up for its biggest festival, Deepavali or Diwali, this weekend. https://youtu.be/L41Q12BWQ38

Mayor Turner Joins Houston’s Nigerian Community for a Prayer Vigil to #EndSars

HOUSTON, TX- Mayor Sylvester Turner joined Houston Nigerian community members in front of City Hall for a peaceful #EndSARS prayer vigil. The vigil called for an end to the violence against people protesting police brutality and...

United Airlines to Furlough 16,000 Workers

United Airlines announced Wednesday it plans to furlough 16,370 employees in October, down from an earlier target of 36,000 after thousands of workers took early retirement, buyouts, or long-term leaves of absence with the industry facing...

Updated: U.N. talks commence in Geneva for Syria and opposition, 3 members test positive for COVID-19

The Syrian Constitutional Committee, which opened its first session in nine months in Geneva on Monday (August 24), is "currently on hold" after three members tested positive for COVID-19, a U.N. statement said. The...

Lebanese PM announces resignation

Lebanon's former health and justice ministers said on Monday (August 10) that it was a responsibility to step down after Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced his government's resignation. A powerful Beirut port explosion last...

China opposes as US health chief visits Taipei

China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian on Monday (August 10) said that China firmly opposed any US-Taiwan contact as U.S. health chief Alex Azar visited the island to offer President Donald Trump's support. Azar...

WHO warns the need for joint consistency to continue the COVID fight

The coronavirus sweeping the world has shown no seasonal pattern and if health authorities take the pressure off fighting it, it will bounce back, the World Health Organization warned on Monday (August 10). Dr...

Pilgrims mark end of haj with final walk around the Kaaba

Muslim pilgrims in Saudi Arabia took part in the final tawaf of haj on Sunday (August 2), walking seven laps around the Kaaba, a stone structure that is the most sacred in Islam and the direction which...

Indian movie star Amitabh Bachchan recovers from COVID-19

 Indian movie star Amitabh Bachchan, who was hospitalised on July 11 after being diagnosed with COVID-19, was discharged after his latest coronavirus test came back negative, his son Abhishek Bachchan tweeted on Sunday (August 2).

Heightened security ahead of construction of temple on bitterly contested religious site

Authorities had orders an increased police presence on the streets of Ayodhya, where Hindu groups will next week begin building a temple on a site contested by Muslims for decades and which had sparked some of the...

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U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 13.3 mln

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 13.3 million on Sunday, according to...

Biden names all-woman communications team

President-elect Joe Biden on Sunday (November 29) tapped key campaign staff and advisors to lead his all-woman communications team, naming former Obama...

‘There is no medical negligence:’ Maradona’s doctor claims innocence over death of soccer star

Neurosurgeon Leopoldo Luque said on Sunday (November 29) he will not be held responsible for the death of Diego Armando Maradona, after...

Wisconsin counties finish recounts, Biden’s lead reconfirmed

The recount of presidential ballots in Wisconsin's two largest counties finished on Sunday (November 29), confirming that Democratic President-elect Joe Biden defeated...

Fauci: U.S. is entering ‘precarious situation’ with holiday season travel, area hospitals at capacity

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the U.S. is in a steep slope regarding...