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  • United States returns 27 stolen antiquities to Cambodia

    The United States has repatriated 27 antiquities to Cambodia, after years of work by New York investigators to recover the smuggled artefacts. Valued at about 3.8 million $, the items included several Hindu and Angkorian Buddhist statues, such as a bronze meditating Buddha on a Naga, a statue of Shiva, and a Buddhist sandstone sculpture […]

    SEHA Announces Extended Operating Hours for the COVID-19 Prime Assessment Centers

    Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Health Services Company “SEHA” announced extended operating hours for the COVID-19 Prime Assessment Centers. The centers are located in Mina Zayed and Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi and in Al Ain Convention Center in al Ain, will operate daily from 8 AM to 10 PM. The COVID-19 Prime Assessment Center in […]

    Bangladesh: Chinese workers test Corona positive at Khulna Power Plant, locals apprehensive

    A large number of Chinese workers at the Khulna power plant in Bangladesh have been infected with Coronavirus. Among the Chinese persons working at the power plant 85 people were found to be Corona positive out of which 19 proved negative later on. The local people are apprehensive that the COVID 19 infection may spread […]

    Around 3,000 rockets fired towards Israel from Gaza: Israel Army

    The Israel army has said that the country has seen the highest ever concentration of rocket attacks on its territory during the ongoing conflict with Hamas in Gaza. Major General Ori Gordin has said that Hamas had fired about 3,000 rockets towards Israel since Monday. He claimed that the rocket launches this time has surpassed […]

    German regulators tell Facebook to stop processing user data from WhatsApp

    In Germany, regulators told social media site Facebook yesterday to stop processing user data from its instant messaging service WhatsApp, arguing that the messaging app’s controversial new terms of service are illegal under European privacy law. Johannes Caspar, Data Protection Commissioner in Hamburg, the city where Facebook has its German headquarters, issued an order banning […]

    US President Joe Biden proposes sweeping new USD 1.8 trillion plan in his speech to joint session of Congress

    US President Joe Biden proposed a sweeping new USD 1.8 trillion plan in a speech to a joint session of Congress yesterday, pleading with Republican lawmakers to work with him on divisive issues and to meet the stiff competition posed by China.  President Biden also made an impassioned plea to raise taxes on corporations and […]

    Relationship between India and Netherlands is based on shared values of democracy and rule of law: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the relationship between India and the Netherlands is based on the shared values of democracy and rule of law. Holding the Virtual Summit with the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte this evening, Mr Modi said that our approach towards global challenges like climate change, terrorism and […]

    Prince Philip, husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99

    Britain’s Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth the II’s husband has died today at the age of 99. The Prince married Princess Elizabeth in 1947, five years before she became Queen, and was the longest-serving royal consort in British history. In March, the Duke of Edinburgh left hospital after a month-long stay for treatment. Philip spent 65 […]

    US suspends all trade engagement with Myanmar until elected government returns

    United States is immediately suspending all engagement with Myanmar under a 2013 trade and investment agreement until the return of a democratically elected government, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai said. Saturday was the bloodiest day of protests in Myanmar since the February 1 military coup with 114 people killed. Five more were killed yesterday when […]

    UN Secretary General António Guterres urges for decisive action to stave off debt crisis in developing world

    United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has urged for decisive action to stave off debt crisis in developing world. A policy brief issued by the UN Chief on Monday said that the steps taken to prevent debt crises across the world sparked by the COVID-19 crisis have not been sufficient to restore economic stability in […]