Day: July 26, 2020

Police corral crowds as movers leave US Consulate in China

CHENGDU, China — Moving trucks and vehicles with diplomatic plates pulled out of a U.S. Consulate in southwest China on Sunday, as its impending closure over rising bilateral tensions drew a steady stream of onlookers for the second straight day. People stopped to take selfies and photos, jamming […]

Luck? Genetics? Italian island spared from COVID outbreak

GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy — Stranded on a tiny Italian island, a cancer researcher grew increasingly alarmed to hear that one, and then three more visitors had fallen ill with COVID-19. Paola Muti braced for a rapid spread of the coronavirus to the 800 closely-knit islanders, many of whom […]

100 Days: Trump faces headwinds as Election Day draws near

WASHINGTON — With the November election 100 days away, more Americans say the country is heading in the wrong direction than at any previous point in Donald Trump’s presidency, putting the incumbent in a perilous position as his reelection bid against Democrat Joe Biden enters a pivotal stretch. […]

Tens of thousands protest against Putin in Russian far east

KHABAROVSK/MOSCOW – Tens of thousands marched in the Russian far east on Saturday, the third such weekend protest in a row, to express their anger over what they say is President Vladimir Putin’s mishandling of a local political crisis. Residents of Khabarovsk, around 3,800 miles (6,110 km) and […]

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says new COVID-19 test came back negative

SAO PAULO – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that he has tested negative for the novel coronavirus after weeks quarantined in his residence due to an infection.     In a photo posted to social media, Bolsonaro appeared with a box of hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malarial drug […]

Exclusive: Alibaba, Jack Ma summoned by Indian court on former employee’s complaint

NEW DELHI – An Indian court has summoned Alibaba and its founder Jack Ma in a case in which a former employee in India says he was wrongfully fired after objecting to what he saw as censorship and fake news on company apps, documents seen by Reuters showed. […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh pays homage to fallen heroes at National War Memorial on 21st anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULY 26: Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh along with Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik, Chief of Defence Staff & Secretary Department of Military Affairs General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff General M M Naravane, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir […]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh speaks to Assam CM and offers all possible flood assistance from DoNER Ministry

open view news desk NEW DELHI, JULY 26: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today spoke to Chief Minister Assam, ShriSarbanand Sonawal on telephone and offered whatever possible flood […]

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah paid tributes to the martyrs and recalled their bravery and valour

Union Home Minister says Kargil Vijay Diwas is a symbol of India’s self-respect, unparalleled bravery and strong leadership “I salute the brave warriors who displayed exemplary courage in driving out the enemy from Kargil, one of the most difficult terrains in the world and hoisted the tricolour on […]

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