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Argentina approves Sinopharm vaccine against Coronavirus

Buenos Aires: Argentina has approved the Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine, La Nacion newspaper reported on Monday. The country’s new Minister of Health, Carla Vizzotti, authorized...

Bangladesh pays tributes to language movement martyrs

Dhaka: The supreme sacrifice of the 'language heroes' on this day 69 years back is being remembered as people are paying glowing tributes to...

Joe Biden declares major disaster in Texas after heavy winter storms

Washington: US President Joe Biden declared a major disaster in the state of Texas after winter storms almost paralyzed the region, the White House...

Trump to deliver first public speech since leaving office

Washington: Former US President Donald Trump is expected to deliver a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida next week, WFTV...

No hasty or disorderly withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan: US Defence Secretary

Washington: Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin has said that the US will not undertake a hasty or disorderly withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan, stressing...

Extreme weather testing Biden’s disaster management skills

Washington: Add Mother Nature to the pile of crises on President Joe Biden's plate. A month into the job and focused on the coronavirus,...

US will not ease sanctions on Iran ahead of P5+1 talks

Washington: The United States has no plans to ease sanctions imposed on Iran ahead of the anticipated talks on reinstating the nuclear agreement, White...

US, Canada, Mexico extend non-essential travel restrictions through Mar 21

Washington: The United States, Mexico and Canada extended nonessential travel restrictions through March 21 to contain the pandemic, the US Department of Homeland Security...

Wikipedia in all languages blocked in Myanmar

Naypyidaw: The access to Wikipedia in all languages has been blocked in Myanmar, the traffic monitoring service of NetBlocks said. "Confirmed: #Myanmar has blocked all...

Pfizer to roll out 10mln Corona vaccines weekly as Biden assures shots for all

Washington: Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said the company expects to double its rollout of cOVID-19 vaccines to 10 million a week over the next...

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