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China To Build Major Dam On Brahmaputra River: Report.

China will build a major hydropower project on Brahmaputra river in Tibet and a proposal for this has been clearly put forward in the 14th Five-Year Plan to be implemented from next year, the official...

2020 Elections Was Probably Least Secure Ever, Says Donald Trump.

The November 3rd presidential elections were probably the least secure American polls ever, US President Donald Trump alleged Sunday, a repeated claim which has found very few takers and has, so far,...

Biden taps Neera Tanden to head OMB, picks all-female senior White House press team.

Biden campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield will serve as Biden’s White House communications director. Jen Psaki, a longtime Democratic spokeswoman, will be his press secretary.

World's Strictest Corporate Responsibility Plan Fails In Swiss Vote.

A plan in Switzerland to impose the world's strictest corporate responsibility rules, which would have made Swiss-headquartered multinationals liable for abusive business practices worldwide, failed...

UAE Condemns «Heinous» Killing Of Iranian Nuclear Scientist.

The United Arab Emirates on Sunday condemned the "heinous" killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist that Tehran has blamed on Israel, urging all parties to exercise restraint.

Iranian Government Says Diplomacy Still Possible, Even Amid Revenge Calls.

An Iranian government spokesman said diplomacy is still possible, even as others in the country called for revenge after the targeted assassination of nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. Government spokesman Ali Rabiei on November 29 said that “...

Biden Announces All-Female Senior White House Communications Team.

US President-elect Joe Biden on Sunday announced an all-female senior White House communications team, what his office called a first in the country's history.

Biden To Nominate Indian-American Neera Tanden As Budget Chief: Report.

President-elect Joe Biden plans to nominate Center for American Progress Chief Executive Neera Tanden as director of the Office of Management and Budget and economist Cecilia Rouse as chair of the...

Senior White House Aide Kushner Plans Trip To Saudi Arabia, Qatar Amid Iran Tensions.

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will travel to Saudi Arabia and Qatar this week amid rising tensions following the assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist near Tehran by unknown attackers. A White House official said on November 29 ...

Police investigating Maradona’s death seize files from doctor.

Leopoldo Luque insists ‘no medical error’ involved in Argentinian star’s heart attack

Joe Biden Twists Ankle While Playing With Dog

President-elect Joe Biden twisted his ankle after slipping while playing with his dog, his office said on Sunday.

Zelensky's Office says Tatarov's statement on NABU doesn't reflect official position.

Photo from UNIAN The Office of the President of Ukraine says the statement made by Deputy Head of the Office Oleh Tatarov regarding the activities of the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine...

Hungary Museum Head Under Fire For Comparing George Soros To Nazi Gas Chambers.

The head of one of Hungary's premier cultural institutions, the Petofi literature museum in Budapest, has been criticized after he wrote an article in which he likened U.S. billionaire philanthropist George Soros to Adolf Hitler’s genocidal Nazi r...

Hungary Museum Head Under Fire For Comparing George Soros To Nazi Gas Chambers.

The head of one of Hungary's premier cultural institutions, the Petofi Literary Museum in Budapest, has retracted an article in which he likened U.S. billionaire philanthropist George Soros to Adolf Hitler’s genocidal Nazi regime.

Hungarian Culture Head Retracts Article Comparing George Soros To Hitler.

The head of one of Hungary's premier cultural institutions, the Petofi Literary Museum in Budapest, has retracted an article in which he likened U.S. billionaire philanthropist George Soros to Adolf Hitler’s genocidal Nazi regime.

Top US Scientist Warns Of Covid «Surge Upon Surge» In Coming Weeks.

America should prepare for a "surge upon a surge" in coronavirus cases as millions of travelers return home after the Thanksgiving holiday, top US scientist Anthony Fauci warned Sunday.

U.S. may see ‘surge upon surge’ of coronavirus in coming weeks, Fauci warns

The United States' top infectious disease expert said Sunday that the country may see “surge upon a surge” of the coronavirus in the weeks after Thanksgiving.

New York To Reopen Primary Schools With Weekly COVID-19 Testing.

New York City's public schools will begin to reopen for in-person learning on December 7, starting with elementary schools for students whose parents agree to a weekly testing regimen for the novel...

Two outstanding Brexit issues left, says British foreign secretary.

Dominic Raab identifies fisheries and competition as remaining problems to be resolved

MP Dubinsky: Cabinet to re-impose full lockdown in Ukraine from Dec 24.

The lockdown could last from Dec 24 to Jan 15 / Photo from UNIAN, by Denys Priadko The Cabinet of Ministers intends to re-impose a full lockdown in Ukraine from December 24 to January 15. This...

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Trump questions if Supreme Court would hear election challenge.

Recounts in Wisconsin confirms Biden’s win in key swing state by more than 20,000 votes

Donald Trump questions if Supreme Court would hear election challenge.

Recounts in Wisconsin confirm Joe Biden’s win in key swing state by over 20,000 votes

French police investigate officers over alleged beating of black music producer.

Thousands protest after Michel Zecler allegedly assaulted by officers at his studio

Focusing On Deeper Ties With India In Science, Technology: Swedish Envoy.

Acknowledging India's role as the "pharmacy to the world", leading European nation Sweden said it is focusing on expanding bilateral cooperation in the areas of health and life sciences in view of the...

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Ethiopia launches manhunt for Tigray leaders after taking capital.

Tigray People’s Liberation Front vows to fight on, raising spectre of extended guerrilla war