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'Suspected' drone attack in Abu Dhabi kills 3, injures 6, Yemen's Iran-backed Houthis claim responsibility

Trade between Afghanistan, Central Asian nations increases amid decline in business with Pakistan: Reports

Coronavirus: 10 dead, over 6,500 cases in a day in Bangladesh

Cabinet approves draft law on appointment of Election Commissioner

Negative and anti-development politics has collapsed: Quader

'Suspected' drone attack in Abu Dhabi kills 3, injures 6, Yemen's Iran-backed Houthis claim responsibility

Abu Dhabi, January 18: Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis on Monday claimed responsibility for a 'suspected' drone attack in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that sparked an explosion in three oil tankers and a fire near Abu Dhabi international airport, leaving at least three people killed and six others wounded.

US: Snow leopard dies in zoo after suffering from COVID-19

Bloomington: A snow leopard died after suffering from COVID-19 induced pneumonia at Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington city of the US.

South Korea approves Pfizer's oral anti-Covid pill

Seoul, December 27: South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety on Monday approved Pfizer’s oral antiviral pill, the first one to treat Covid-19 in the country, after a panel of experts reviewed its safety and efficiency, national media said.

China is world's 'biggest captor' of journalists: RSF report

Beijing, December 24: Stressing on the opressive regime of Xi Jinping-led government that "reminding the Mao era", a new report by the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said China is "the world's biggest captor of journalists" with at least 127 scribes currently detained.

Canada records first single-day increase of over 10,000 coronavirus cases

Ottawa, December 21: Canada reported 10,621 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, the first increase of over 10,000 cases in a single day since the coronavirus pandemic hit the country in February 2020.

China: Cargo ship sinks, nine crew members die

Beijing: Nine crew members died as the cargo ship sank early Sunday morning off the coast of Yantai City in China, media reports said.

Canada joins US, UK and Australia to diplomatically boycott Beijing Olympics

Ottawa, December 9: After United States, United Kingdom and Australia, Canada on Wednesday announced to diplomatically boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights concerns.

4 killed in explosion in Iraq' Basra: Source

Baghdad, December 8: Four people were killed and as many injured on Tuesday in a motorcycle explosion in Iraq's southern city of Basra, the Iraqi military and a medical source said.

Mali: Terrorists attack bus, 33 die

Bamako, December 4: At least 33 people died as terrorists attacked a bus in central Mali on Saturday, media reports said.

Omicron: England records 22 cases so far

London, December 2: England has recorded 22 confirmed Omcron infection cases as the latest Covid-19 variant is driving the world to take stringent measures to stop its spread.

China pushes private schools to turn public in ‘fairness’ lesson: Media report

Beijing, November 29: China’s crackdown on for-profit education gained steam in the current month as authorities push to make private elementary and middle schools public under a banner of promoting 'fairness' in education, according to Nikkei Asia newspaper.

WHO classifies new Covid-19 strain as 'variant of concern', names it 'Omicron'

Geneva, November 27: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday declared the recently-detected B.1.1.529 strain of Covid-19 as a variant of concern and named it as Omicron.

Somalia: At least eight killed, several injured in car bombing near school in Mogadishu

Mogadishu, November 26: At least eight people have been killed and over a dozen injured in a car bomb explosion that targeted a United Nations (UN) security convoy near a school in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, according local officials and eyewitnesses.

Coronavirus: Pfizer vaccine shows 100 percent efficiency in adolescents after 4 months

New York, November 25: Pfizer-BioNTech have announced topline results from a longer-term analysis of the safety and efficacy of their Covid-19 vaccine in individuals aged between 12 through 15 years, where it was found that two-dose series showed 100 percent efficiency against the virus after four months.

Bus crash in western Bulgaria kills at least 46 people

Sofia, November 23: At least 46 people, including children, have been killed after a tourist bus crashed and caught fire in western Bulgaria early Tuesday morning, authorities said.