Madrid, Oct 26 (IANS) The cumulative number of Covid-19 cases in Spain passed the 5-million mark on Monday after the country's Ministry of Health confirmed 4,485 new cases.
New York, Oct 26 (IANS) Whistleblower Frances Haugen began her 158-minute testimony before British parliamentarians on Monday stating that the Facebook transparency report inflates, multiple times over, hate speech it actually takes down.
Dhaka, Oct 26 (IANS) A court in Bangladesh's Chittagong court on Monday sent, to one day police custody, 16 accused in a case filed over vandalising a Durga Puja mandap and attacking police personnel.
Dhaka, Oct 25 (IANS) An Indian armed forces contingent and bands of both army and navy will participate in "Bangladesh Victory Day Celebrations" in Dhaka on December 16, it was announced on Monday.
Kathmandu, Oct 25 (IANS) CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Monday said that it would not have been possible to restore peace in Nepal if India was not positive.
United Nations, Oct 25 (IANS) Fifty years ago, the People's Republic of China (PRC) restored its lawful seat at the United Nations. "This historical event, in keeping with the times, marked the beginning of a new era in global governance," UN Assistant Secretary-General Xu Haoliang told Xinhua in a recent interview.
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) Five decades ago, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) voted to restore all lawful rights of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in the United Nations, opening a new era of interaction between the Asian country and the world body.
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) US-based rental car company Hertz on Monday said it has ordered 100,000 Tesla vehicles (worth at least $4.2 billion) by the end of 2022 as part of an ambitious plan to electrify its fleet.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Australian government and telecom giant Telstra are buying a Pacific telecoms company in a joint venture, BBC reported.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Facebook and Instagram are losing young users at an alarming rate as the millennials and Gen Z now opt for more immersive social game platforms like TikTok, Snapchat, Fortnite, Roblox and more, the media reported on Monday.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The misbehaviour of Chinese companies to local employees is fueling anti-China sentiments in Zimbabwe. It became evident after two blasts shook Zimbabwe's Mazowe district late last week. The two gas explosions left eight people dead including six Chinese nationals. The police is investigating the cause of explosion.
Khartoum, Oct 25 (IANS) Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, members of the Transitional Sovereignty Council's civilian component and several other ministers have been placed under house arrest by joint military forces amid reports of a coup, the Ministry of Information and Communications said on Monday.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) More than half of the population of Afghanistan, or a record 22.8 million people, will face acute food insecurity from November, according to the latest report issued on Monday by the Food Security and Agriculture Cluster of Afghanistan, co-led by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the UN World Food Programme (UNFP).
Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) Tokyo and the three surrounding prefectures of Kanagawa, Saitama, and Chiba, as well as Osaka on Monday lifted the Covid-19 restrictions on eateries following an ongoing downward trend in infections across Japan.
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his US counterpart Joe Biden are expected to hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Italy or the UN climate summit in Glasgow a senior official said on Monday.
Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lost in one of two Upper House by-polls held ahead of the general electiond this weekend but won the other.
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) North Korea's Foreign Ministry on Monday denounced Canada and France for dispatching patrol planes near the Korean Peninsula to monitor Pyongyang's activities, violating a UN Security Council resolution, calling it a "military provocation" endangering the security situation in the region.
Khartoum, Oct 25 (IANS) Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, members of the Transitional Sovereignty Council's civilian component and several other ministers have been placed under house arrest by the joint military forces, the Ministry of Information and Communications said on Monday.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Lockdowns, spiraling cases and a vaccine divide is framing the start of Europes second Covid-19 pandemic winter, bringing chaos to eastern European countries and uncertainty to those in the West, CNN reported on Monday.
Canberra, Oct 25 (IANS) Voter support for the Australian government has fallen to a three-year low months from the general election, according to a new poll.
Vientiane, Oct 25 (IANS) The Lao Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism has launched the Tourism Recovery Roadmap for 2021-2025, aiming to support the recovery of the Covid-hit sector by promoting domestic travel, local media reported on Monday.
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) As of Monday, all students across Australia's New South Wales (NSW) state have returned to their classrooms after nearly four months of online learning at home.
Ramallah, Oct 25 (IANS) Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye announced that international tourism was back after it had stopped for one year and a half due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Khorasan branch of the Islamic State terror group known as IS-K, has hoisted its black flags in remote areas of Deh Rawood district in Afghanistan's Oruzgan province and are convincing new recruits to join with a payment of 30,000 Afghanis ($350), Raha Press reported citing sources.
Peshawar, Oct 25 (IANS) After the hasty withdrawal of the US and NATO forces from Afghanistan, many Afghan families have opted to relocate through legal and illegal means and entered the neighbouring Pakistan.