Friday, December 4, 2020

Pak politician Bilawal Bhutto tests positive for Covid-19

As Covid cases once again rise in Pakistan, PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said on Thursday that he is self-isolating after testing positive for the...

Donald Trump pardons former NSA Michael Flynn despite guilty plea in Russia probe

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, ending a yearslong prosecution in the Russia investigation that saw Flynn twice...

EU says first virus vaccinations possible by Christmas

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told EU lawmakers that the first European citizens might already be vaccinated before the end of December ...

UAE halts new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim nations including Pakistan, Turkey

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim-majority countries, including Iran, Syria and Somalia, according to...

Defying warnings, millions in US travel for Thanksgiving amid raging Covid-19

Millions of Americans took to the skies and hit the road ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring gasoline on the coronavirus fire,...

Biden welcomes national security team, says ‘America is back’

Joe Biden on Tuesday introduced the team of foreign policy experts he plans to nominate to his administration, led by Antony Blinken as secretary...

Joe Biden certified as winner of Pennsylvania presidential vote

Pennsylvania’s 20 electors, a mix of elected Democrats, party activists and other staunch Biden backers, will meet in the state Capitol on December 14....

Joe Biden transition OK’d to start as Donald Trump runs out of options

WASHINGTON: The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the ``apparent winner'' of the Nov. 3 election, formally starting the transition of power after...

NYC’s first African-American mayor, David Dinkins, has died

David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City’s first African-American mayor, but was doomed to a single term by a soaring murder rate,...

U.S. agency officially begins Presidential transition process

After weeks of dragging their feet, the U.S.’s General Service Administration (GSA) has “ascertained” that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the...