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  • Russian police arrest supporters of Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny
    by ANI on January 23, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    By Alexey NavalnyMoscow [Russia], January 23 (ANI): Supporters of jailed Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny on Saturday were arrested by the police, as they are taking to the streets to protest in more than 60 cities, demanding the Kremlin critic’s immediate release.The protests started in […]

  • Pak assets abroad could be seized in corruption cases: Journalist warns Islamabad of incoming ‘meltdown’
    by ANI on January 23, 2021 at 2:35 pm

    Islamabad [Pakistan], January 23 (ANI): Amid the controversy surrounding the Broadsheet saga, a Pakistani journalist has warned people in Islamabad who are unnerved by the corruption of civil-military bureaucrats, saying that Pakistan’s assets abroad could be seized in other graft cases, including […]

  • Putin pays condolences over death of US talk show host Larry King
    by ANI on January 23, 2021 at 2:26 pm

    Moscow [Russia], January 23 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences over the passing of iconic US talk show personality Larry King, Kremlin Spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said Saturday.”They met several times. King repeatedly interviewed Putin. The president has always […]

  • Rouhani says Iran to launch COVID-19 vaccination campaign soon
    by ANI on January 23, 2021 at 2:25 pm

    Tehran [Iran], January 23 (ANI/Sputnik): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday announced that the country will launch its COVID-19 vaccination campaign in the near future and said that the use of foreign-made vaccines will be necessary, the state-run IRNA news agency reported.According to […]

  • Tunisia reimposes curfew over COVID-19 pandemic until February 14
    by ANI on January 23, 2021 at 2:13 pm

    Tunis [Tunisia], January 23 (ANI/Sputnik): Tunisia decided to reintroduce a curfew to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic until February 14, local media reported Saturday.Previously, the country had a curfew in place until January 15.According to the Mosaique FM radio station, the new curfew […]

  • COVID-19: French Ambassador expresses gratitude to India for shipping medicine during pandemic
    by ANI on January 23, 2021 at 1:04 pm

    Jodhpur (Rajasthan) [India], January 23 (ANI): French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain on Saturday thanked India for supplying medicines to France at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic.”During COVID-19, you (India) shipped medicines needed in French hospitals. We are very grateful for that […]

  • COVID-19: UK Prime Minister’s TV spokesperson self-isolates over virus fears
    by ANI on January 23, 2021 at 12:55 pm

    London [UK], January 23 (ANI): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s TV spokesperson, Allegra Stratton, has self-quarantined after possibly coming in contact with a COVID-19 patient, according to local media reports.Stratton is the latest UK government official, who has been forced into quarantine. […]

  • Barbados PM requests PM Modi for access to Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine being manufactured in India
    by ANI on January 23, 2021 at 12:19 pm

    Bridgetown [Barbados], January 23 (ANI): Amid the rising health and economic woes caused by the pandemic, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley has requested India for access to vaccines to provide immunisation coverage for their country, which has been ravaged by COVID-19.In a letter addressed to […]

  • COVID-19: Hong Kong imposes first lockdown due to surge in cases
    by ANI on January 23, 2021 at 12:10 pm

    Hong Kong, January 23 (ANI): In view of the rising number of coronavirus cases, the Hong Kong government has imposed its first COVID-19 lockdown in Jordan, a neighbourhood on the Kowloon Peninsula.The government made a “restriction-testing declaration”, which requires residents from parts of the […]

  • WHO chief lauds India, PM Modi for support to global COVID-19 response
    by ANI on January 23, 2021 at 11:16 am

    Geneva [Switzerland], January 23 (ANI): World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Saturday expressed gratitude to India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for continued support to the global COVID-19 response against the pandemic. “Thank you, India and Prime Minister […]