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A group of Taliban insurgents were gathered in Nawa district to attack security checkpoints, but the military planes targeted them in pre-emptive action
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average gained 143.56 points, or 0.54 percent, from Wednesday to close the day at 26,668.35.
The United Nations General Assembly, acting without a vote, has adopted a resolution proclaiming 4 February as the International Day of Human Fraternity. The resolution aims to promote interreligious and intercultural dialogue. The Egyptian mission to the United Nations in New York, in cooperation with delegations from the United Arab Emirates and other friendly countries, …
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The victims were meeting at a home to participate in a Quranic lecture, which is a regular Friday activity for Muslims, in Gilan district, about 120 km away from Ghazni.
On Friday, the French president Emmanuel Macron said in a live video on Twitter that he was doing fine but was working at a slower pace.
Also on Thursday, EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier noted that “good progress” has been made in the trade negotiations.
The Elysée Palace announced, in a Thursday statement, that Macron would go now self-isolate for seven days and that he would run the country remotely.
Tech giants including Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook could face hefty penalties. Google criticized the draft legislation, saying it targets specific firms.
Many European countries and US states are tightening coronavirus restrictions. Analysts expect oil prices to come under pressure in the first half of 2021
Britain’s economy in 2021 will be affected by disruption related to the completion of the country’s withdrawal from the European Union.
Hayabusa2 returning to earth and the capsule possibly containing samples of soil, rocks and gas it has collected from Ryugu now sees its mission completed.
24,813 patients have recovered from COVID-19 infection in Russia over the previous day, taking the cumulative number of those recovered to 2,149,610.
“Now it is time to turn the page. To unite. To heal,” Biden will say, according to an excerpt of his remarks released by his transition team.
The FDA said the totality of the available data provides clear evidence that Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine may be effective in preventing COVID-19.
US remains the worst coronavirus-hit nation, with 15,939,022 cases and 296,656 deaths, accounting for more than 18% of the global death toll.
The FDA’s authorization for emergency use of the first COVID-19 vaccine by Pfizer/BioNTech is a significant milestone in battling the pandemic
Castex said that it is essential to support Egyptian developmental efforts to consolidate Egypt’s role as a balancing force in Eastern Mediterranean
In a bid to unlock stalemate in post-Brexit trade talks, Johnson and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen made a telephone call on Monday
Brahim Aouissaoui, 21 is charged with “assassination and attempted assassination in connection with a terrorist enterprise, according to France Info radio
The trade negotiations are at a crucial stage as time is running out for both sides to secure a deal before the Brexit transition period expires at end-2020
ANDSF also destroyed 6 Taliban militants’ hideouts and 25 defense positions during the raid in the region 555 km southwest of Afghanistan capital Kabul.
US Fed chief’s testimony came as Democratic and Republican lawmakers have been deadlocked for months over size and scope of the next round of fiscal support
An 81-year-old midnight snapper was confirmed as oldest tropical reef fish after checking all age-related research published in scientific literature
Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation recommended residents not to carry out any activities within a radius of 1 km from Semeru volcano
The frigate Admiral Gorshkov in the White Sea fired a Tsirkon hypersonic cruise missile, hitting a naval target 450 km away in the Barents Sea
Namibia recorded 57 poaching cases in 2019, which comprised 46 rhinos and 13 elephants.
Kenyan lender said that in Rwanda, upon completion of the acquisition, the resultant KCB group business is expected to see it double its market share
In Tokyo, the epicenter of Japan’s outbreak, 481 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Thursday, with the capital’s cumulative total reaching 39,079
In January, British royal family allowed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to step back from royal duties. The couple now live in the US state of California