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Donald Trump alleges his votes started ‘miraculously disappearing’ on election night

Democratic leader Joe Biden won the November 3 presidential election over Trump, who is continuing his legal efforts to upend his victory.
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Pakistan court jails spokesperson of Hafiz Saeed-led JuD to 15 years

A Pakistani anti-terrorism court has awarded 15 years jail term to Yahya Mujahid, spokesperson of Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's Jammat-ud-Dawah (JuD), in a terror financing case.

Joe Biden facing growing pressure over secretary of defense pick

Black leaders have encouraged the incoming president to select an African-American to diversify what has so far been a largely white prospective Cabinet, while others are pushing him to appoint a woma

U.S.-China row: I won’t immediately lift China tariffs, says Joe Biden

Speaking to New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, Biden said, "I'm not going to make any immediate moves, and the same applies to the tariffs." Biden adds in Friedman's column published Wednesday:

Brazil bank heist: Armed bank robbers storm another Brazilian town, battle police in streets

The attack, in the early hours of the morning in the northern river port of Cametá, was the second such heist in as many days in Brazil, marking an escalation in the scale, organization and aggressio

Pakistan starts fuel loading in 1,100MW Chinese-assisted nuclear power plant in Karachi

The fuel loading for the newly built Karachi Nuclear Power Plant Unit-2 (K-2) began on Tuesday after obtaining fuel load permit from the Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority.

Will be ready to hit the ground running with the new economic team: Kamala Harris

Biden on Tuesday introduced key members of his economic team at an event in Wilmington, Delaware.

Neera Tanden a brilliant policy mind with critical practical experience across govts, says Biden

Tanden, 50, if confirmed by the Senate, would be the first woman of color and first Indian-American to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

Biden says his team will create recovery for all, get economy moving again

Introducing his high-profile and experienced team to the nation, US President-elect Joe Biden Tuesday exuded confidence that it will create a recovery for all and get the country's economy moving agai

Nobel Prize ceremony to go digital-only this year due to coronavirus pandemic

The Nobel Laureates will receive their medals and diplomas on December 7 and 8 in ceremonial presentations in their countries, which will be shown in the online prize award ceremonies from Oslo and St

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Azerbaijan fully reclaims lands around Nagorno-Karabakh

In 44 days of heavy fighting that began on September 27, the Azerbaijani military routed Armenian forces and wedged deep into Nagorno-Karabakh, forcing Armenia to accept a Russia-brokered peace deal t

The agreement saw the return of a significant part of Nagorno-Karabakh under Azerbaijan's control and also requested Armenia to hand over all of the regions it held outside the separatist region.

UK MPs to vote on tier-based lockdown, as health minister says coronavirus ‘under control’

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock attempted to rally lockdown sceptics at a Downing Street briefing on Monday evening, reiterating the need for a regional system of tiers, which come in force after Eng

Joe Biden names top economic advisers as Arizona, Wisconsin certify vote results

The advisers, several of whom would need to be approved by the U.S. Senate, come from liberal research organizations and worked in previous Democratic administrations.

US elections: Arizona, Wisconsin certify Joe Biden as winner

In Wisconsin, Biden won by 20,700 votes against Trump, who has refused to concede the election results so far. He alleges that there were massive voters' fraud and electoral malpractice.

Joe Biden speaks with UN chief, discusses strengthening partnership on urgent global issues

US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday spoke with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterresas as the two discussed the need to strengthen their partnership on urgent global issues including co

PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz dares ‘puppet’ PM Imran Khan to question ISI over phone tapping

Khan in a recent interview to a local TV channel had said: "The ISI and the IB (Intelligence Bureau) know whatever I do and with whom I talk to on telephone."

Her remarks came in response to Prime Minister Khan's recent disclosure that he was aware that the agencies tap his phone calls.

Joe Biden intends to nominate Indian-American Neera Tanden as OMB Director, say media reports

If confirmed by the US Senate, 50-year-old Tanden would be the first woman of colour to head the influential office at the White House.

Donald Trump to add China’s SMIC and CNOOC to defense blacklist, say sources

A recent executive order issued by President Donald Trump would prevent U.S. investors from buying securities of the listed firms starting late next year.

China to build a major dam on Brahmaputra river: Official

Yan Zhiyong, chairman of the Power Construction Corp of China, said China will "implement hydropower exploitation in the downstream of the Yarlung Zangbo River'' (the Tibetan name for Brahmaputra) and

US President-elect Joe Biden twists ankle while playing with his dog

''Initial X-rays are reassuring that there is no obvious fracture, and he will be getting an additional CT for more detailed imaging,'' Dr Kevin O'Connor said.

Joe Biden names Jen Psaki as White House Press Secretary; appoints an all-women communications team

President-elect Joe Biden on Sunday named former State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki as the White House press secretary as he announced an all-women communications team for his administration.

2020 elections was probably least secure ever, says Donald Trump

''Our 2020 Election, from poorly rated Dominion to a Country FLOODED with unaccounted for Mail-In ballots, was probably our least secure EVER!'' Trump said in a tweet on a day the recount of votes in

Indonesian volcano erupts, forcing residents to flee

A volcano in Indonesia's East Nusa Tenggara province erupted on Sunday, spewing ash and smoke as high as four kilometers into the sky and forcing more than 2,700 residents to seek refuge, the country'

Iran to give a ‘calculated’ response to nuclear scientist killing, says official

Iran will give a "calculated and decisive" response to the killing of its top nuclear scientist, said a top adviser to Iran's supreme leader.

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