Brazil reports 3,808 single-day COVID-19 deaths

Others | April 14, 2021 7:43:58 AM IST

Sao Paulo [Brazil], April 14 (ANI/Xinhua): Brazil on Tuesday reported 3,808 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, raising its pandemic death toll to 358,425.

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US troop withdrawal must lead to end of Al-Qaeda terror

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST

The threat terror outfit Al-Qaeda based out of Afghanistan poses to US national security is a critical factor in the Joe Biden administration deciding whether to withdraw American troops from the war-

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Biden proposes to hold summit with Putin (Lead)

Washington |Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 AM IST

US President Joe Biden has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to de-escalate border tensions with Ukraine and proposed the two leader hold a summit in the coming months, the White House said.

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Iran urges closer defence cooperation with Russia

Tehran |Wednesday, 2021 8:15:05 AM IST

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday called for boosting defence cooperation with Russia, Tasnim news agency reported.

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As Biden sets 9/11 deadline for Afghan withdrawal, India invited to peace meet

United Nations |Wednesday, 2021 7:15:05 AM IST

India has been invited to an Afghanistan peace conference in Turkey to back up the slowed down negotiations in Qatar between the Taliban and the Kabul government ahead of a delayed US withdrawal from

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Canada will not 'hesitate' to change AstraZeneca vaccine licensing if more issues emerge

Others | April 14, 2021 6:43:54 AM IST

Toronto [Canada], April 14 (ANI/Sputnik): Canadian health regulators will not hesitate to change the terms of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine license if additional safety issues emerge, Health Min

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Putin, Biden discuss cooperation over phone

Moscow |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:07 AM IST

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden exchanged views on bilateral ties and explored areas of possible cooperation during a telephonic conversation on Tuesday, the Kremlin said.

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S.Korea regrets Japan's decision on dumping radioactive water

Seoul |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST

South Korea expressed strong regret on Tuesday over Japan's decision to dump radioactive wastewater from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean.

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Taliban say will not engage in conferences until foreign troops withdraw from Afghanistan

Asia | April 14, 2021 4:43:54 AM IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 14 (ANI/Sputnik): Taliban's spokesperson Mohammad Naeem Wardak said on Tuesday that the movement would refrain from taking part in any conference until foreign military pres

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Benin's Prez Talon wins reelection

Lome |Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST

Incumbent President Patrice Talon has won reelection in the West African nation of Benin with 86.4 per cent of the votes, according to provisional results announced by the Electoral Commission.

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Iran increases uranium enrichment to 60 pc

Asia | April 14, 2021 1:43:54 AM IST

Tehran [Iran], April 14 (ANI/Sputnik): Iran started enrichment of uranium to 60 per cent on Tuesday, the IRNA news agency reported, citing Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi.

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Death toll up to 42 after boat capsizes off Djibouti

Addis Ababa |Wednesday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST

The death toll in the boat capsize off Djibouti coast has climbed to 42, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said.

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