EU urges Myanmar to comply with ICJ Rohingya ruling(14:37) Yangon, Jan 27 (IANS) The European Union (EU) on Monday urged Myanmar to comply with the International Court of Justice's (ICJ) ruling to implement provisional measures to protect the Rohingya Muslim minority from possible genocidal acts.
Fifth coronavirus case confirmed in Australia(14:31) Sydney, Jan 27 (IANS) Australian authorities on Monday confirmed five new cases of the novel coronavirus in the country, with the latest one reported in the state of New South Wales (NSW)
UK to unveil fast-track visa for scientists in Feb(14:24) London, Jan 27 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that his government will unveil a fast-track visa for scientists, mathematicians and researchers next month, saying that the country was "open to the most talented minds in the world", it was reported on Monday.
'EU will have upper hand in trade talks with UK'(14:11) London, Jan 27 (IANS) Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he believed that the European Union (EU) will have the upper hand in the upcoming trade talks with the UK following the country's exit from the bloc on Friday night.
Australian woman dies in lamington eating contest(13:48) Canberra, Jan 27 (IANS) A woman has died in Australia while taking part in a contest to eat as many lamingtons -- a traditional sponge cake covered in chocolate and desiccated coconut -- as possible, it was reported on Monday.
Chinese Premier visits Wuhan over coronavirus outbreak(12:40) Wuhan (China), Jan 27 (IANS) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in Wuhan, epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, on Monday as health officials warned the spread of the deadly disease was accelerating, with new infections and deaths continuing to rise.
Indian-Americans protest against CAA, NRC, NPR on R-Day(11:55) Los Angeles, Jan 27 (IANS) Hundreds of members of the Indian-American community took to the streets in California to mark India's Republic Day and protest against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC), and the National Population Register (NRC).
Over 2,000 people tested for coronavirus in B'desh(11:04) Dhaka, Jan 27 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities have tested over 2,000 travellers from China for the deadly novel coronavirus that has killed 80 people in the Asian giant, but no one was found infected, a media report said.
5 mountaineers to attempt winter Everest climb(10:28) Kathmandu, Jan 27 (IANS) Three Spanish mountaineers and two Germans are embarking on a daring mission to climb Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, in winter - a feat that has not been done since 1993.
12 anti-govt protesters killed in Iraq(09:26) Baghdad, Jan 27 (IANS) The Iraqi Independent High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR) has said that at least 12 protesters were killed and 230 people injured during the past two days of anti-government demonstrations in the country.
2 killed in US bar shooting(09:26) Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Two people were killed and four others injured during a shooting at a bar in the US state of South Carolina, officials said.
Turkey quake toll reaches 36(09:15) Ankara, Jan 27 (IANS) The death toll from a massive 6.5-magnitude earthquake that jolted eastern Turkey last week has increased to 36 with 1,607 people injured, authorities said.
Hamas chief rejects US Mideast peace deal(09:07) Gaza, Jan 27 (IANS) Ismail Haniyeh, the chief of the Islamic Hamas movement, has declared his rejection to the US Middle East peace plan, which has been dubbed by American President Donald Trump as the "Deal of The Century", according to a statement by his office.
24 killed in Libya clashes(08:59) Tripoli, Jan 27 (IANS) Clashes between Libya's UN-backed government forces and the east-based army in Abugrein town killed 24 troops and injured more than 100 from both parties.
5 new coronavirus cases confirmed in US(08:56) Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Five people in the US, all of whom visited the Chinese city of Wuhan, have been infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), said an official of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
WHO chief to visit China over coronavirus outbreak(08:53) Geneva, Jan 27 (IANS) WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has announced his plans to visit China to assess the situation over the novel coronavirus outbreak which has claimed 80 lives in the country so far.