Havana, April 12 (IANS) Cuba reported five deaths and 1,040 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the death toll to 453 and the total number of cases to 85,572, the Ministry of Public Health reported.
Buenos Aires, April 12 (IANS) The Argentinean Ministry of Health reported that the number of cases of the novel coronavirus in the country has risen to 2,517,300, with 57,647 deaths.
Washington, April 11 (IANS) US President Joe Biden on Sunday hailed the settlement of an electric vehicle battery dispute between LG Energy Solution Ltd. and SK Innovation Co. as a "win for American workers and the American auto industry."
Tehran, April 11 (IANS) The Iranian parliament has filed charges against President Hassan Rouhani, in an intensifying power struggle between hardliners and moderates in the country.
Tel Aviv, April 11 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin ON Sunday began talks with Israeli leaders, in the first visit by a member of new US President Joe Biden's Cabinet.
Berlin, April 11 (IANS) The coronavirus situation in Germany remains "very, very serious" according the country's Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for disease control, which recorded high infection numbers on Sunday.
Washington, April 11 (IANS) NASA has decided to postpone the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter's first experimental flight to April 14 after a test completed earlier than planned.
Seoul, April 11 (IANS) Two Korean battery makers -- LG Energy Solution Ltd and SK Innovation -- have reached a settlement in a trade secrets dispute in the US, company officials said on Sunday, hours before a deadline for an import ban on SK.
Moscow, April 11 (IANS) A Russian MiG-31 fighter has intercepted a US reconnaissance plane above the Pacific Ocean, the Russian Defence Ministry said.
Ottawa, April 11 (IANS) The rapid spread of more contagious Covid-19 variants is believed to have driven a devastating third wave in Canada.
London, April 11 (IANS) Despite Covid-19 restrictions, mourners have continued to travel to Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle to pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh who passed away on Friday at the age of 99.
Nairobi, April 11 (IANS) The United Nations refugee agency said it has shared with Kenya a proposed set of sustainable and rights-based measures aimed at identifying solutions for refugees living in camps in Kenya.
Santiago, April 11 (IANS) Chilean Health Minister Enrique Paris called for national unity after 9,171 new Covid-19 cases were registered in the last 24 hours, a record number and the first time the country exceeded 9,000 daily cases.
Buenos Aires, April 11 (IANS) New lockdown measures took effect in Argentina to ensure the public continues to keep its guard up against the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19), Argentine President Alberto Fernandez said.
London/New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) After years of persuasion, the US has reportedly dropped an extradition request against Jabir Motiwala, the alleged financier of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India and China have agreed to resolve the outstanding issues aimed at disengagement along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh, thereby paving the way for complete de-escalation, the Indian government said on Saturday.
London, April 10 (IANS) Facebook has removed 16,000 groups in the UK that were dealing in fake and misleading reviews on its platform.
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) The ad delivery system of Facebook is biased towards women, showing them different job listings than it shows to men, a new study has revealed.
Berlin, April 10 (IANS) Germany's largest university hospital, Berlin's Charite, has sounded the alarm over the country's worsening third wave of coronavirus infections.
Geneva, April 10 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has criticised what it describes as a "shocking imbalance" in the distribution of coronavirus vaccines between rich and poor countries.
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) Amid the reports of Google Pixel 5a 5G getting cancelled following the global chip shortage, the company said the upcoming smartphone will be released in the US and Japan later this year.
Vienna/Washington, April 10 (IANS) A senior US official that the Vienna talks over the Iran nuclear deal were productive, and hoped that Tehran would show a more constructive attitude in discussions scheduled next week.
La Paz, April 10 (IANS) The Bolivian government said it has decided to keep the country's border with Brazil closed for another seven days to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, especially the Brazilian variant of the virus considered to be more contagious and possibly more lethal.
San Francisco, April 10 (IANS) San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed legislation to fund new grants and loans to provide immediate financial relief for small businesses struggling as a result of Covid-19.
Lisbon, April 10 (IANS) Portugal's former Prime Minister Jose Socrates will be the country's first head of government to stand trial, having been indicted for money laundering and forgery of documents, according to a decision by Judge Ivo Rosa.