Wednesday, September 30, 2020

U.S. extends travel ban on North Korea for 1 yr.

The U.S. Department of State has extended ban on its nationals to travel to North Korea by another year, citing a risk of detention...

At least 100 feared trapped in building collapse south of Mumbai

At least 100 people are feared trapped in the debris of a five-storey building that collapsed on Monday in an industrial town in western...
UN chief 'outraged' by deadly attack in central Mali

UN Chief welcomes Israel, UAE peace agreement

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the historic agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates to normalise diplomatic relations.Guterres’ reaction came in a...

China’ll not accept U.S.’ ‘theft’ of TikTok, says state media

China says it will not accept the U.S.’ “theft” of a Chinese technology company, state media reported on Tuesday.The Trump administration’s pressuring of ByteDance,...

Voting opens in Singapore’s pandemic-shrouded elections

Mask-clad Singaporeans started voting at 8 am (0000 GMT) on Friday in snap parliamentary elections being held even as the country deals with hundreds...

With nearly 700,000 coronavirus cases, India is third worst-hit

India has overtaken Russia with the world’s third-highest number of novel coronavirus cases, at almost 700,000, the latest data showed on Monday.Report says the...

126 dead in landslide at Myanmar jade mine

A landslide at a jade mine in Northern Myanmar, on Thursday killed at least 126 people, emergency services said, the worst accident in years...

269 Nigerians stranded in India arrive Lagos, Abuja

The Nigerian in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), on Saturday, confirmed the arrival of 269 Nigerians that were stranded in India in Lagos and Abuja.The commission,...

Wuhan authorities say they tested 9.9m people for COVID-19

Authorities in the Chinese city of Wuhan said they had tested almost 10 million people for COVID-19 over 19 days and found 300 asymptomatic...

7 police killed in W. Afghan attack as Taliban resumes fighting

At least seven policemen were killed and three others wounded in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan’s western Farah province on Wednesday night, the first...
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