Many Russian officials emphasised the call was a US initiative and noted the lack of criticism of Russia's rights record or the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny
COVID-19: Pause sale of captured wild animals in wet markets as emergency measure, WHO urges nations
The coronavirus' origins have been the source of intense speculation, much of it centred around the likelihood that it was carried by bats and passed to humans through an intermediary species
Israel has not claimed responsibility for the attack. However, Israeli media reported that the country had orchestrated a devastating cyberattack that caused the blackout
Over 780 mn COVID-19 vaccine shots administered globally, but pandemic far from over, says WHO chief
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus voiced concern that confusion, complacency and inconsistency in public health measures and their application are driving transmission and costing lives
The report also said that although a general war between India and Pakistan is unlikely, crises between the two are likely to become more intense, risking an escalatory cycle
A court-appointed trustee has recovered more than $13 billion of an estimated $17.5 billion that Madoff swindled out of thousands of people over decades
JAM 2021: IISc Bangalore postpones release of Joint Admission Test forms to 20 April; check details at jam.iisc.ac.in
A total of 5,89,69 students had appeared for the exam which was held on 14 February at different test centres across the country
The amount of microplastic polluting the atmosphere is alarming, as per the study, and circulating everywhere including the oceans.
Banning the sale of the live animals can protect the health of those working and others shopping there, WHO said in a statement.
Italy for decades has worked to recover looted antiquities that have ended up in private collections, famous museums and commercial antique shops around the world.
Over the past year, Afghan security forces have lost territory from repeated Taliban assaults, and have relied on US air power to beat back the insurgents
It is still unclear how much this could set back plans to vaccinate all adults in the United States by the end of May 2021.
Negotiations on a free trade agreement have been stalled since May 2013, when both sides failed to bridge substantial gaps on crucial issues including data security status for the IT sector
US recommends ‘pause’ on administration of J&J's COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of blood clots
CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunisation Practices will meet Wednesday to discuss the cases and the FDA has also launched an investigation of the cases
Russian feminist artist put on trial on charges of disseminating pornography; rights groups declare her a political prisoner
Yulia Tsvetkova ran a children’s theater and was a vocal advocate of feminism and LGBT rights.
Japan to start releasing treated radioactive water from Fukushima nuclear plant into Pacific Ocean in 2022
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said this is the "most realistic" option and that disposing the water is unavoidable for the decommissioning of the Fukushima plant, which is expected to take decades
Muslims in Indonesia offer Ramzan prayers with social distancing as govt speeds up vaccination drive
Neighboring Muslim-majority Malaysia also eased its restrictions, including last year’s ban on taraweeh nighttime prayers and allowing popular open-air bazaars selling food, drinks and clothes to open.
The group ritual is held here every four or five years, depending on demand and because most people in the region are poor and can rarely spare money for an individual celebration.
Government officials said they will take 'every measure' to ensure the safety of treated water, and address misinformation.
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