WASHINGTON: Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to push back the start of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial to February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case.
BRUSSELS: Climate-change leaders and campaigners worldwide welcomed US President Joe Biden’s move to rejoin the 2015 Paris Agreement but said Washington must also cut emissions and use its influence to encourage other countries to do the same.
Guwahati: A number of city-based scribes demonstrated their angers against the abusers of a lady reporter recently in the press club auditorium and demanded stern actions against the culprits. Organized by the Journalist Union of Assam, affiliat
KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan 17: Gunmen fired on a car in northern Kabul on Sunday, killing two women judges who worked for Afghanistan’s high court and wounding the driver, a court official said. It was the latest attack in the Afghan capital during
President Donald Trump, who had already said he will not attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, is planning a ceremonial farewell at Joint Base Andrews, the base outside Washington where Air Force One is headquartered.
BEIJING: A city in northern China is building a 3,000-unit quarantine facility to deal with an anticipated overflow of patients as COVID-19 cases rise ahead of the Lunar New Year travel rush.
DHAKA, Jan 14: A huge fire swept through the Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh in the early hours of Thursday, the United Nations said, destroying homes belonging to thousands of people.
STOCKHOLM: Thousands of households across northern Sweden and southern Finland were without power Wednesday after a heavy snowfall, and forecasters warned that particularly icy temperatures lay ahead for the Baltic Sea region.
NEW DELHI, Jan 12: India has started shipping COVID-19 vaccines to multiple cities, four days ahead of the nationwide inoculation drive.
NEW DELHI, Jan 12: India’s top court on Tuesday temporarily put on hold the implementation of new agricultural laws and ordered the formation of an independent committee of experts to negotiate with farmers who have been protesting against the l
SEOUL, Jan 11: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been elected as general secretary of the ruling Workers’ Party, state media KCNA said on Monday, taking over the title from his late father in a largely symbolic move seen aimed at further cemen
An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck Salta Province, Argentina, early on Sunday, GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said. The quake was at a depth of 222 km (138 miles), GFZ said.
It was an intriguing discussion at a special session of prestigious 33rd Guwahati Book Fair, where a number of book publishers, writers, journalists and conscious readers assembled to introspect over various challenges faced by the book (publi
Geneva/ Guwahati, 6 Jan 2020: The Covid-19 pandemic has taken away the lives of over 600 journalists in 59 countries since March 2020 that implies the global media fraternity lost two scribes per day on average, said Press Emblem Campaign (PEC),
BEIJING, Jan 9: Chinese authorities have asked residents in two cities south of Beijing to stay home for seven days as they try to stamp out a COVID-19 outbreak in which more than 300 people have tested positive in the past week.