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Pompeo takes on growing rift with Brexit Britain

Pompeo takes on growing rift with Brexit Britain

Wednesday, 29 January 2020 | AFP | London

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits London on Wednesday to salvage a post-Brexit alliance with an old friend whose defiance on China and Iran underscores Washington's diplomatic isolation. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been touting the prospects of a big new trade deal with the United States that can fill...

China virus death toll jumps to 106; confirmed cases climb to over 4,500

China virus death toll jumps to 106; confirmed cases climb to over 4,500

Tuesday, 28 January 2020 | PTI | Beijing

China has reported 24 more deaths from coronavirus epidemic, taking the number of fatalities to 106 as the confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the outbreak stand at 4,515, the health authorities announced on Tuesday. Barring Tibet, all Chinese provinces have reported the virus cases, posing a major challenge for the...

Nighttime rocket attack on US Embassy in Baghdad injured 1

Nighttime rocket attack on US Embassy in Baghdad injured 1

Monday, 27 January 2020 | AP | Baghdad

A nighttime rocket attack on the US Embassy in Baghdad injured at least one embassy personnel member, staffers there said on Monday. The two staff members, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the media, did not specify the injured person's nationality or the severity...

Death toll in China's coronavirus climbs sharply to 80 with 2,744 confirmed cases

Death toll in China's coronavirus climbs sharply to 80 with 2,744 confirmed cases

Monday, 27 January 2020 | PTI | Beijing

China continued to reel under deadly coronavirus epidemic on Monday with the death toll due to it sharply rising to 80 amid the country's National Health Commission reporting 2,744 confirmed cases of the fatal affliction till date. The Commission also termed the condition of the 461 people being treated for the...

Democrats demand Bolton testify as impeachment trial resumes

Democrats demand Bolton testify as impeachment trial resumes

Monday, 27 January 2020 | AP | Washington

The stakes over witness testimony at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial are rising now that a draft of a book from former national security adviser John Bolton appears to undercut a key defense argument. Bolton writes in the forthcoming book that Trump told him that he wanted to withhold hundreds of...

Demi Lovato receives standing ovation for comeback gig at Grammys

Demi Lovato receives standing ovation for comeback gig at Grammys

Monday, 27 January 2020 | PTI | Los Angeles

Singer Demi Lovato made a rousing return to the music scene at the 2020 Grammy Awards with her first live performance since her highly-publicised drug overdose and hospitalisation in July 2018. The 27-year-old singer, who debuted her new song "Anyone" at the 62nd annual music awards ceremony, received a standing ovation...

Dubai's Burj Khalifa lights up in Indian flag colours

Dubai's Burj Khalifa lights up in Indian flag colours

Monday, 27 January 2020 | IANS | Dubai

The Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, celebrated the Indian Republic Day by displaying the tricolours on its LED facade. Colours of the Indian flag lit up the tower at 8.10 p.m. on Sunday, reports the Khaleej Times. Earlier in the day, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) leadership congratulated Indian President Ram...

Michelle Obama wins a Grammy

Michelle Obama wins a Grammy

Monday, 27 January 2020 | IANS | Los Angeles

Former US First Lady Michelle Obama won a Grammy for the best spoken word album for "Becoming", her best-selling memoir, during the awards ceremony's pre-show. "Becoming" was read by Obama in the audiobook. She was nominated alongside artistes including Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz, reports Hollywood Reporter. It was Obama's first Grammy win....

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