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 2021-03-04 08:43 

i24 News

Austrian, Danish leaders to arrive in Israel Thursday for vaccine production talks...
 2021-03-04 08:23 

Al Jazeera

India FM visits Bangladesh amid Rohingya repatriation crisis...

Visit comes amid efforts to resolve the fate of 81 Rohingya refugees adrift in international waters for two weeks....

 2021-03-04 08:10 

Al Jazeera

Lives of youth 'in jeopardy' in Middle East, North Africa: UNICEF...

The MENA region accounts for half of UNICEF's worldwide humanitarian response appeals, a marked rise since 2011....

 2021-03-04 08:06 

Deutsche Welle

Germany's Lufthansa announces record losses for 2020...

Germany's national carrier Lufthansa has announced billions of euros worth of losses for 2020. Coronavirus disruption has catapulted the airline into an unprecedented crisis....

 2021-03-04 08:00 

News24

US House passes 'George Floyd' police reform bill, Senate prospects unclear...

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill banning controversial police tactics and easing the way for lawsuits against officers violating constitutional rights....

 2021-03-04 07:54 

Euronews

Harry Dunn crash death: US civil lawsuit can proceed, judge rules...

The judge in Virginia had last month already rejected the defendant's argument that the case should be tossed out in the US because it should be heard in the UK instead....

 2021-03-04 07:54 

Deutsche Welle

Travel influencers and the COVID crisis...

Influencers are gaining more sway in the travel industry. But their image has recently been damaged by some of them traveling despite the coronavirus pandemic in their quest for the perfect photo....

 2021-03-04 07:49 

CBC

Meghan accuses Buckingham Palace of 'perpetuating falsehoods'...

Prince Harry's wife Meghan has accused Buckingham Palace of "perpetuating falsehoods" about her and her spouse, saying the royal couple would not be silent in telling their story....

 2021-03-04 07:48 

Sydney Morning Herald

Myanmar army 'surprised' at opposition to coup...

The revelation comes as the death toll from a military crackdown climbs to at least 50 and protesters say "there is no meaning to staying alive under the junta"....

 2021-03-04 07:46 

Al Jazeera

Asian shares slump on concerns over rising borrowing costs...

Investors watching US Federal Reserve's Powell for any signs that the central bank is planning to pull back stimulus....

 2021-03-04 07:42 

Al Jazeera

Hong Kong court weighs bail petition of pro-democracy activists...

Activists accused of organising unofficial poll that authorities said was part of a plan to 'overthrow' government....

 2021-03-04 07:41 

The Times of India

Imran Khan secures loses Islamabad to opposition...
 2021-03-04 07:37 

Reuters

[ World ]

UK regulator to fast-track vaccines for coronavirus variants...

Britain's medicines regulator said on Thursday modified versions of authorised COVID-19 vaccines for variants of the coronavirus would be fast-tracked for approvals....

 2021-03-04 07:33 

i24 News

Top-ranking Hezbollah official says terror group not interested in war with Israel...
 2021-03-04 07:33 

Deutsche Welle

Why charge Saudi crown prince MBS in Germany?...

In a complaint to German federal prosecutors, Reporters Without Borders has accused the Saudi crown prince of crimes against humanity. The question is whether they will launch a case....

 2021-03-04 07:32 

CNN

[ US ]

Former police chief is facing charges over fires authorities say were linked to people he had disagreements with...

A former Maryland police chief is facing multiple arson and attempted murder charges in connection with 11 fires spanning from 2011 to 2020, according to a news release from the Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department....

 2021-03-04 07:32 

Bahrain News Agency

Police uncover 'possible plot' by militia to breach Capitol...
 2021-03-04 07:25 

dpa

Half of global citizens risk missing out on governments' digital services boom due to privacy concerns, EY survey warns...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2021-03-04 07:24 

The Times of India

Hong Kong activists' court hearing enters 4th day...
 2021-03-04 07:24 

CNN

[ US ]

A dramatic rescue saves more than 30 crewmembers from a sinking ship off Nova Scotia...

More than 30 crew members were rescued via helicopters and naval vessels after a fire erupted on their ship roughly 130 miles from the Canadian coastline, according to a statement from the US Coast Guard....

 2021-03-04 07:18 

CNN

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines...

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Meanwhile, vaccinations have already started in some countries as cases continue to rise. Follow here for the latest....

 2021-03-04 07:13 

Washington Post

Covid-19 live updates: Prioritize overweight people for vaccinations, says study showing strong link between weight and virus deaths...

The vast majority of global coronavirus deaths occurred in nations with high levels of obesity....

 2021-03-04 07:09 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Pakistan's Baluchis Protest Iranian Treatment Of Ethnic Brethren After Border Shootings...

Dozens of ethnic Baluch rights activists have staged a protest in Pakistan's port city of Karachi to condemn the killing of their ethnic brethren by Iranian border guards last month....

 2021-03-04 07:08 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Canberra man charged with possessing piglets stolen from Yarralumla children's zoo found not guilty...

A man accused of keeping four stolen piglets in the backyard of a Canberra home is cleared of all charges, after a magistrate found it could not be proven he lived at the house where they were found....

 2021-03-04 07:07 

Al Jazeera

Antibodies from S Africa COVID variant may offer cross-protection...

The 501Y.V2 variant reportedly produces a high number of antibodies, providing protection against other variants....

 2021-03-04 07:07 

The Times of India

Bowing to pressure, Merkel eases virus curbs...
 2021-03-04 07:00 

Euronews

These are the best websites to help with safe travel planning in 2021...

We've compiled a list of everything you need to ensure you enjoy your long awaited 2021 holiday....

 2021-03-04 07:00 

News24

Australia PM Morrison backs attorney general Christian Porter accused of rape...

Australia's prime minister has thrown his support behind a senior minister accused of rape, and rejected mounting calls for an independent investigation into the allegations....

 2021-03-04 07:00 

Al Jazeera

In Pictures: Myanmar's 'bloodiest' day since coup...

UN says 38 people were killed across Myanmar on Wednesday after security forces opened fire on anti-coup protesters....

 2021-03-04 06:56 

The Times of India

US 'revulsed' to see violence against people of Myanmar...
 2021-03-04 06:55 

dpa

Riiber eyes rare double and third gold; Norway v Sweden in relay...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2021-03-04 06:55 

dpa

SpaceX rocket touches down, then explodes during test landing...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2021-03-04 06:44 

Al Jazeera

India went from 'free' to 'partly free' in 2020: Freedom House...

US-based research institute voices fear the world's largest democracy is descending into authoritarianism under Modi....

 2021-03-04 06:33 

The Times of India

Buckingham Palace to probe 'concerning' Meghan bullying claims...

Buckingham Palace said Wednesday it is "very concerned" and will investigate newspaper reports that Prince Harry's wife Meghan Markle faces a bullying complaint from her time living in Kensington Palace....

 2021-03-04 06:33 

Al Jazeera

Yemen's Houthis say they fired missile at Saudi Aramco site...

Military spokesman says they fired Quds-2 missile at Aramco facility in Jeddah, but no confirmation from Saudi Arabia....

 2021-03-04 06:32 

The Times of India

Canada thanks India for sending 500,000 doses of vaccine...
 2021-03-04 06:31 

Fox News

[ World ]

Sweden: Terrorism eyed after ax attack injures 8...

A man armed with an ax attacked and injured eight people in a southern Swedish town Wednesday before being shot and arrested, police said....

 2021-03-04 06:20 

Euronews

Uproar as Spanish king's sisters vaccinated on trip to see dad in UAE...

The sisters of Spanish King Felipe VI acknowledged Wednesday that they got COVID-19 vaccine shots during a visit to the United Arab Emirates to see their father....

 2021-03-04 06:09 

Sydney Morning Herald

Christchurch homes raided after online threats to carry out terrorist attacks on mosques...

A person made a a series of posts on the 4chan site saying they planned to "take action" on March 15 by carrying out an attack remotely on the two mosques using car bombs....

 2021-03-04 06:01 

Deutsche Welle

Texas power grid firm fires CEO over snowstorm blackouts...

Bill Magness had taken the decision to deny 4 million people access to electricity to protect the power grid and prevent a major blackout that could last months....

 2021-03-04 05:59 

CNN

[ US ]

With the clock ticking, Georgia lawmakers want the state to end daylight saving time...

Last week, Georgia's Senate passed a bill 46-7 that would end the state's observance of daylight saving time....

 2021-03-04 05:55 

dpa

US House passes police reforms sparked by death of George Floyd...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2021-03-04 05:51 

Reuters

[ World ]

UK new car sales slump in February amid COVID-19 hit...

British new car registrations fell by roughly 36% year-on-year in February, according to preliminary data from an industry body, as lockdown measures forced showrooms to close their doors to the public....

 2021-03-04 05:48 

i24 News

US House passes police reforms ahead of George Floyd murder trial...
 2021-03-04 05:46 

Al Jazeera

Why is Myanmar's military blocking the internet?...

Generals have banned Facebook and other popular platforms and imposed an internet blackout for the past 18 nights....

 2021-03-04 05:45 

The Times of India

China biggest geopolitical test for US: Antony Blinken...
 2021-03-04 05:40 

Deutsche Welle

Myanmar: Reporter placed in chokehold as 6 journalists charged...

Six journalists are facing charges punishable with up to three years in prison amid a crackdown on anti-coup protests....

 2021-03-04 05:38 

Al Jazeera

Disney downsize: Company plans to close 20 percent of shops...

The company will close 60 of its North American shops and is considering shuttering its European retail outlets....

 2021-03-04 05:36 

The Times of India

SpaceX Starship lands upright, then explodes in latest test...

An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded on the ground Wednesday after carrying out what had seemed to be a successful flight and landing. It was the third straight flub involving the prototype of the Starship rocket, which SpaceX hopes one day to send to Mars....

 2021-03-04 05:33 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Wildlife 'bounces back' after out-of-control burn in Sydney...

A hazard reduction burn gone wrong last year undid years of work by researchers to repopulate North Head with native mammals. But not all is lost, as animals have been spotted once more, some even with young....

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