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 2021-01-26 21:07 

Euronews

Italy's political crisis raises concerns in Brussels over pandemic spending...

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's resignation is raising questions over Italy's ability to effectively distribute the recovery funds it is set to receive....

 2021-01-26 21:00 

Euronews

Brexit regrets for UK fishermen as catch values halve due to border delays...

"I think, if we knew this was going to happen, I honestly think things might have been different, people would have voted differently,...

 2021-01-26 20:53 

CBC

Netherlands braces for fourth night of anti-lockdown riots...

The Netherlands braced on Tuesday for a fourth consecutive night of coronavirus anti-lockdown riots, with some shops boarding their windows and sending staff home early for safety....

 2021-01-26 20:52 

Deutsche Welle

In pictures: Europeans vent frustration at coronavirus restrictions...

In many European countries, people have spent long months in lockdown while witnessing sluggish vaccination campaigns and new coronavirus mutations. The result: frustration, violence and unauthorized parties....

 2021-01-26 20:47 

News24

Covid-19: Brazil becomes latest country to bar entry for South African visitors...

Brazil on Tuesday barred entry for visitors from South Africa to stop the spread of a new coronavirus variant from the country, according to the federal government's gazette....

 2021-01-26 20:45 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Republicans and Democrats see promise and uncertainty in Ohio's open Senate race...

The unexpected retirement of Republican Sen. Rob Portman has set off a frantic scramble in Ohio, leading numerous Republicans and a handful of Democratic lawmakers to consider making a run at the now open seat....

 2021-01-26 20:37 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Live: Ardern mulls travel bubbles directly between NZ and Australian states...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she's considering forming trans-Tasman travel bubbles directly with Australian states instead of a nationwide agreement, following Australia's decision to close its border for 72 hours. Follow live....

 2021-01-26 20:37 

Euronews

Biden raises Navalny arrest, Russian hacking in first call with Putin...

Unlike his immediate predecessors, Biden has not held out hope for a "reset" in relations with Russia....

 2021-01-26 20:34 

Al Jazeera

Cyclone Eloise affected 250,000 people in Mozambique, says UN...

Eloise brought winds of up to 150km/h followed by torrential rain over port city of Beira and adjacent Buzi district....

 2021-01-26 20:33 

Sydney Morning Herald

HSBC's CEO 'aiding and abetting' China's crackdown in Hong Kong: British MPs...

Britain opposes China's national security law and says it is in breach of the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration, which frames Hong Kong's sovereign status....

 2021-01-26 20:33 

Bahrain News Agency

UK surpasses 100,000 COVID deaths in grim new milestone...
 2021-01-26 20:32 

CNN

[ Health ]

Air pollution is linked to an increased risk of irreversible sight loss, study finds...

Increases in air pollution are linked to an increased risk of irreversible sight loss, according to a new study....

 2021-01-26 20:32 

NBC News

New York man charged in Capitol riot was identified by the varsity jacket he wore...

The FBI charged a Capitol rioter Monday after receiving multiple tips from people who recognized his varsity jacket and number in footage of the attack....

 2021-01-26 20:22 

i24 News

Biden voices concerns over jailed Kremlin critic, cyberattacks in phone call with Putin...
 2021-01-26 20:16 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Fact checking McCarthy's blame-game on removal of National Guard from Capitol...

The day after President Joe Biden's inauguration, a large number of National Guard troops protecting the US Capitol moved to a nearby parking garage to rest. Outrage quickly grew among lawmakers over the situation....

 2021-01-26 20:15 

Euronews

Riots over Dutch COVID curfew hit for a third successive night...

The violence is over the Netherlands' recently approved 9pm-4:30am coronavirus curfew....

 2021-01-26 20:10 

Bahrain News Agency

Conte quits as Italy's PM in tactical bid to build new majority...
 2021-01-26 20:09 

CNN

Goya board silences its CEO after he tells Fox News the election was rigged...

Goya's board of directors had enough of CEO Robert Unanue's public comments in support of former President Donald Trump and his unfounded claims of voter fraud. On Friday, it voted to muzzle him....

 2021-01-26 20:07 

Al Jazeera

Former PSG boss Thomas Tuchel named new Chelsea manager...

The 47-year-old former Paris St Germain coach replaces Lampard who was sacked this week....

 2021-01-26 20:05 

CNN

[ US ]

Biden continues push to put racial equity at the forefront...

Nearly a week into his administration, President Joe Biden is focused on creating a path toward equity after inheriting a deeply divided nation....

 2021-01-26 20:03 

NBC News

Ex-Zappos CEO was locked in shed with liquor, 'whippets' before fatal fire...

Ex-Zappos chief executive Tony Hsieh locked himself inside a backyard shed surrounded by bottles of alcohol and drug paraphernalia in the minutes before it was consumed by fire....

 2021-01-26 20:00 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Five key questions about COVID vaccine safety...

Australia will begin rolling out COVID-19 vaccines from late next month. Here's how we know they're safe....

 2021-01-26 19:59 

Reuters

[ World ]

Stocks rise on strong earnings; IMF boosts sentiment...

Global stocks rose on Tuesday, helped by strong corporate earnings in the United States and Europe, while sentiment was boosted by the International Monetary Fund raising its forecast for global growth in 2021....

 2021-01-26 19:59 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

More than 100 million infected by COVID-19 globally...

More than 100 million people around the world have now been infected with COVID-19, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University....

 2021-01-26 19:58 

Euronews

Albin Kurti: Former Kosovo PM barred from February 14 general election...

Election authorities have ruled that Albin Kurti is an ineligible candidate because he has been sentenced for a crime in the last three years....

 2021-01-26 19:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

IMF lifts global growth forecast for 2021, still sees 'exceptional uncertainty'...

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday raised its forecast for global economic growth in 2021 and said the coronavirus-triggered downturn last year would be nearly a full percentage point less severe than expected....

 2021-01-26 19:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

UPDATE 1-Siemens Healthineers raises 2021 outlook on COVID-19 pandemic...

* Outlook up on stronger demand due to COVID-19 pandemic (Adds details of estimates)...

 2021-01-26 19:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

Biden limits private prisons and bolsters fair-housing policies...

President Joe Biden plans to take executive actions on Tuesday to scale back the U.S. government's use of private prisons and bolster anti-discrimination enforcement in the housing market, aides said....

 2021-01-26 19:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

IMF lifts global growth forecast for 2021, still sees 'exceptional uncertainty'...

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday raised its forecast for global economic growth in 2021 and said the coronavirus-triggered downturn last year - the biggest peacetime contraction since the Great Depression - would be nearly a full percentage poin...

 2021-01-26 19:57 

The Daily Caller

G7 Unanimously Condemns Arrest Of Navalny, Detention of Protesters...

Leaders of the seven countries described Navalny's arrest and detention as 'politically motivated.'...

 2021-01-26 19:57 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Democrats introduce bill to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2025...

Seeking to fulfill a long-standing Democratic ambition, a coalition of lawmakers introduced a bill on Tuesday that would raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour....

 2021-01-26 19:57 

Reuters

[ World ]

Lilly testing new antibody for South Africa coronavirus variant, says company executive...

Eli Lilly and Co will move a new COVID-19 antibody therapy to human trials targeting a coronavirus variant that was first found in South Africa, the U.S. drugmaker said on Tuesday....

 2021-01-26 19:56 

Reuters

[ World ]

UPDATE 3-Lilly testing new antibody for South Africa coronavirus variant, says company executive...

Eli Lilly and Co will move a new COVID-19 antibody therapy to human trials targeting a coronavirus variant that was first found in South Africa, the U.S. drugmaker said on Tuesday....

 2021-01-26 19:56 

Reuters

[ World ]

Wall Street edges up as earnings season gains speed...

U.S. stocks edged up on Tuesday to push the S&P 500 to a new high as investors digested a batch of corporate profit results, including Johnson & Johnson's strong profit forecast and 3M's quarterly profit beat as the pace of earnings season picks u...

 2021-01-26 19:56 

CBS News

[ Health ]

Beyond Meat and PepsiCo join forces to create plant-based snacks and drinks...

News of the collaboration sent Beyond Meat's shares to their largest single-day gain since its IPO in 2019....

 2021-01-26 19:56 

Washington Post

Three nights of anti-lockdown violence in the Netherlands...

Dutch government won't bow to 'scum' rioters after third night of violent protests in response to a new coronavirus curfew, official says....

 2021-01-26 19:56 

Reuters

[ World ]

Gambia vows to name and shame latest COVID-19 quarantine cheats...

Forty people in Gambia confirmed as coronavirus positive in the past week have refused to self-isolate or escaped treatment centres, the health ministry said on Tuesday, promising to reveal the identities of those flouting health regulations....

 2021-01-26 19:55 

Reuters

[ World ]

Pfizer working on booster shot to protect against COVID-19 variants...

Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday that along with partner BioNTech Se it was developing a booster shot to protect against COVID-19 variants....

 2021-01-26 19:54 

Reuters

[ World ]

UPDATE 1-Pfizer working on booster shot to protect against COVID-19 variants...

Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday that along with partner BioNTech Se it was developing a booster shot to protect against COVID-19 variants....

 2021-01-26 19:54 

Euronews

Russia guilty of violations during 2008 war with Georgia, says Europe's top court...

President Salome Zurabishvili described the ruling as "historic....

 2021-01-26 19:54 

NBC News

Georgia state lawmaker removed from House chamber after refusing Covid test...

Georgia Rep. David Clark said his refusal to take a Covid-19 test got him kicked out of the House chamber on Tuesday....

 2021-01-26 19:54 

Reuters

[ World ]

UPDATE 2-IMF lifts global growth forecast for 2021, still sees 'exceptional uncertainty'...

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday raised its forecast for global economic growth in 2021 and said the coronavirus-triggered downturn last year - the biggest peacetime contraction since the Great Depression - would be nearly a full percentage poin...

 2021-01-26 19:54 

Bahrain News Agency

US stock indexes edge higher on earnings, vaccine optimism...
 2021-01-26 19:54 

NBC News

Global Covid cases top 100 million as new strains emerge...

Global Covid-19 cases topped 100 million Tuesday as virus mutations continue to create new concerns, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University....

 2021-01-26 19:52 

CNN

Global tally of confirmed coronavirus cases surpasses 100 million...

The world has now surpassed 100 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus. It's a figure that seemed almost unimaginable 12 months ago, when the first case had only just been confirmed on US soil....

 2021-01-26 19:52 

Reuters

[ World ]

UPDATE 2-Biden limits private prisons and bolsters fair-housing policies...

President Joe Biden took executive actions on Tuesday to roll back the U.S. government's use of private prisons and bolster anti-discrimination enforcement in housing, part of what he called an initiative to tackle U.S. systemic racism....

 2021-01-26 19:52 

Reuters

[ World ]

Stocks rise on strong earnings; IMF boosts sentiment...

Global stocks rose on Tuesday, helped by strong corporate earnings in the United States and Europe, while sentiment was boosted by the International Monetary Fund raising its forecast for global growth in 2021....

 2021-01-26 19:52 

Reuters

[ World ]

US STOCKS-Wall St edges up as earnings season gains speed...

U.S. stocks edged up on Tuesday to push the S&P 500 to a new high as investors digested a batch of corporate profit results, including Johnson & Johnson's strong profit forecast and 3M's quarterly profit beat as the pace of earnings season picks u...

 2021-01-26 19:52 

Reuters

[ World ]

UPDATE 6-GE's strong cash flow, upbeat outlook signal turnaround gathering steam...

General Electric Co on Tuesday offered an upbeat outlook for its business this year after reporting a surge in quarterly free cash flow, showing Chief Executive Larry Culp's turnaround plan is gaining traction....

 2021-01-26 19:52 

Reuters

[ World ]

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks rise on strong earnings; IMF boosts sentiment...

Global stocks rose on Tuesday, helped by strong corporate earnings in the United States and Europe, while sentiment was boosted by the International Monetary Fund raising its forecast for global growth in 2021....

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