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Biden says he has reached deal with bipartisan senators on infrastructure plan

Washington |Friday, 2021 1:15:05 PM IST

US President Joe Biden said on Thursday that he has reached a deal with a bipartisan group of senators on a roughly $1.2-trillion infrastructure plan.

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Russia to strengthen military capabilities to counter NATO threat

Moscow |Friday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST

Russia has no other options than to strengthen its military capabilities amid an increasing threat of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said.

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COVID-19 cases in Argentina surpass 4.35 million

Others | June 25, 2021 11:45:05 AM IST

Buenos Aires [Argentina], June 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Argentina on Thursday reported 24,463 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, raising the total caseload to 4,350,564.

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Ethiopian Airlines commences flights with fully vaccinated crew

Addis Ababa |Friday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST

Ethiopian Airlines announced that it has started operating flights with fully vaccinated crew against the Covid-19.

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Public holiday for Covid national prayers in Uganda

Kampala |Friday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has declared Friday as a public holiday for Covid-19 national prayers as a second wave of the pandemic continues to affect the east African country.

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Russia records 20,393 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Asia | June 25, 2021 3:14:54 PM IST

Moscow [Russia], June 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia registered 20,393 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, up from 20,182 the day before, taking the cumulative total to 5,409,088, the federal response cent

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Africa struggling with 3rd wave of COVID-19 pandemic: WHO

Europe | June 25, 2021 2:44:51 AM IST

Geneva [Switzerland], June 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Africa is in the midst of a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, as cases surge weekly and are on course to overtake the second wave at its peak if the tre

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3 dead, 99 missing in US Florida building collapse

Washington |Friday, 2021 1:15:05 PM IST

At least three people were dead, and 12 others injured, while 99 people were possibly missing after a 12-story residential building partially collapsed early Thursday in Miami-Dade County in the south

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US to evacuate some Afghan interpreters before withdrawal: Reports

Washington |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST

The Biden administration plans to evacuate some Afghan interpreters and others who worked with the US military before the withdrawal, according to reports on Thursday.

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Israel to ease some restrictions on Gaza

Jerusalem |Friday, 2021 7:45:06 AM IST

Israel announced on Thursday that it will expand the allowed fishing zone off the Gaza Strip and will allow the entry of some raw materials for industries.

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6 bills to rein in Big Tech firms hurtle forward in US Congress

New York |Friday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST

Six bills taking aim at the Big Tech market power are hurtling forward in the US Congress with bipartisan support even as a House panel has pushed forward an ambitious legislative package that seeks t

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Iraq sentences 13 IS convicts to death

Baghdad |Friday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST

The Iraqi judiciary has issued death penalties against 13 people for joining the Islamic State (IS) terror group and being involved in a plot to carry out deadly attacks.

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