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UK govt ‘truly sorry’ for 1971 Belfast killings

UK govt ‘truly sorry’ for 1971 Belfast killings

A UK government minister stood before lawmakers yesterday and formally apologized for the killing of 10 civilians during unrest in Belfast half a century ago, as Britain and Northern Ireland struggle to...

May 14, 2021, Friday


Japanese towns drop plans to host Olympics athletes

Japanese towns drop plans to host Olympics athletes

Dozens of Japanese towns have abandoned plans to accept overseas athletes competing in the Olympics from July due to concerns about inadequate resources amid a fourth wave of coronavirus infections, the...

May 14, 2021, Friday


US agents say more single adults crossing border

US agents say more single adults crossing border

Parents emerge from the brush into a baseball field, carrying exhausted children....

May 14, 2021, Friday


Muslims celebrate a somber Eid

Muslims celebrate a somber Eid

Muslims around the world began marking a somber Eid al-Fitr yesterday amid rising hostilities between Israel and Palestinians, in the second celebration in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic....

May 14, 2021, Friday


Colonial Pipeline starts after cyberattack

Colonial Pipeline starts after cyberattack

Colonial Pipeline began to slowly restart the nation’s largest fuel pipeline network on Wednesday after a ransomware attack shut the line, triggering fuel shortages and panic buying in the southeastern...

May 14, 2021, Friday


56 dead amid fears of ‘full-scale war’

56 dead amid fears of ‘full-scale war’

Relentless rocket fire and rioting in mixed Jewish-Arab towns yesterday fueled growing fears that violence between Israel and Palestinians that has claimed 56 lives could spiral into “full-scale war.” Israel’s ...

May 13, 2021, Thursday


Indonesia says Sinovac jabs aided medics

Indonesia says Sinovac jabs aided medics

CHINA’S Sinovac Biotech COVID-19 vaccine was 98 percent effective at preventing death and 96 percent effective at preventing hospitalization among a group of inoculated Indonesian medical staff, a study ...

May 13, 2021, Thursday


India COVID-19 mutation found in 44 countries

India COVID-19 mutation found in 44 countries

The World Health Organization said yesterday a variant of COVID-19 behind the acceleration of India’s explosive outbreak has been found in dozens of countries....

May 13, 2021, Thursday


Egypt to dig deeper in Suez after ship stranded

Egypt to dig deeper in Suez after ship stranded

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday approved the widening and deepening of the southern part of the Suez Canal, after a stranded ship crippled the critical maritime artery for six days in...

May 13, 2021, Thursday


Net across the Ganges to catch bodies

Net across the Ganges to catch bodies

Authorities in northern India said they have installed a net across the Ganges river after the bodies of dozens of suspected COVID-19 victims washed up....

May 13, 2021, Thursday




 

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