US slams Beijing for continuous withholding of Covid-19 information By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 18th January, 2021, 14:52

Earlier this week, the international team of experts of the World Health Organization (WHO) arrived in Wuhan to study the origin of the pandemic

US slams Beijing for continuous withholding of Covid-19 information

Yemen clashes near Hodeida kill 150 in a week: military sources Yemen clashes near Hodeida kill 150 in a week: military sources

The latest clashes in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida are the most violent since a truce negotiated in the area by the UN came into force in 2018


Trailblazer Kamala Harris: America's first woman vice president Trailblazer Kamala Harris: America's first woman vice president

As vice president, she will be a heartbeat away from leading the United States


FBI screens US troops for possible insider threats ahead of inauguration FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider attack

The massive undertaking reflects the extraordinary security concerns that have gripped Washington following the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump rioters


Massive violence erupts in PoJK over road being built by China Massive violence erupts in PoJK over road being built by China

PoJK was already in chaos since the Imran Khan-led government made it the fifth province of Pakistan


At least 96 killed, nearly 70,000 displaced as quake, floods hit Indonesia 96 killed, nearly 70,000 displaced as quake, floods hit Indonesia

The number of houses damaged by the quakes rose to 1,150 units in the district, and five school buildings were also destroyed there


Bhutan PM congratulates Modi on 'landmark' Covid vaccination drive Bhutan PM congratulates Modi on 'landmark' Covid vaccination drive

India began the world's largest Covid-19 vaccination programme on Saturday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi


US re-designates LJ, LeT as foreign terrorist outfits US re-designates LJ, LeT as foreign terrorist outfits

As things stand, Pakistan is on the FATF's grey list since June 2018


Four die as dry cargo ship sinks in Black Sea off Turkey Four die as dry cargo ship sinks in Black Sea off Turkey

The vessel sank near Turkey’s Inkumu, Bartin Province. According Guner, six crewmembers have been saved


Three Syrian soldiers killed near Golan Heights: monitor Three Syrian soldiers killed near Golan Heights: monitor

The war in Syria has killed more than 380,000 people and displaced millions since it erupted in 2011 after the brutal repression of anti-government protests


Covid-19: Vaccination rollout begins for over-70s in England Vaccinations to begin for over-70s in England

It comes as 10 new mass vaccination hubs open across England


Covid: Brazil approves and rolls out AstraZeneca and Sinovac vaccines Badly-hit Brazil begins Covid vaccine roll-out

Authorities reported 551 new fatalities on Sunday, the first time in six days that it had fallen short of 1,000


Police detain Kremlin critic Navalny on arrival in Russia Police detain Kremlin critic Navalny on arrival in Russia

Navalny had been recovering from the poisoning with a nerve agent he says was ordered by President Vladimir Putin


Trapped Chinese miners' note sparks hopes for rescue Trapped Chinese miners still alive after 7 days

The 22 were trapped at the Hushan mine near Yantai in Shandong province in eastern China on 10 January after an explosion damaged the exit system of the mine


Tibetan community accuse China of sabotaging polls Tibetan community accuse China of sabotaging polls

Tibetans in Belgium, the Netherlands, France and Spain also exercised the franchise on Jan 3


New employee death at Chinese tech giant Pinduoduo prompts calls for boycott New employee death at Chinese tech giant Pinduoduo prompts calls for boycott

The company said it had sent a team to Changsha and expressed “profound sadness” over Tan’s death


Unsafe drinking water supplied to 100 mln Chinese people
Unsafe drinking water supplied to 100 mln Chinese people

The study found that the concentration of PFAS in more than 20 per cent of the studied Chinese cities exceeded safe levels


US blacklists Chinese National Offshore Oil Corporation US blacklists Chinese National Offshore Oil Corporation

Despite protests from the United States and other countries, China has been rapidly building artificial islands since 2013


At least 48 killed, 97 injured in militia attack in Sudan's West Darfur State

48 killed in militia attack in Sudan

Some 97 people are also injured in the attack by armed militias in El Geneina, the capital of Sudan's West Darfur State, official SUNA news agency reports


COVID-19: Ice cream tests positive for coronavirus in China COVID-19: Ice cream tests positive for coronavirus

An expert suggests the discovery is probably a "one-off" and need not be a cause for panic

An expert suggests the discovery is probably a "one-off" and need not be a cause for panic

 


Atlanta prosecutor appears to move closer to Trump inquiry Atlanta prosecutor appears to move closer to Trump inquiry

There is also a related conspiracy charge, which can be prosecuted either as a misdemeanor or a felony


Britain to host first G7 summit of Biden era in June Britain to host first G7 summit of Biden era in June

Outgoing US President Donald Trump was forced to cancel last year’s meeting of the G7 — the world’s most advanced economies — due to the coronavirus pandemic


Biden outlines plan to reverse Trump policies on first day of presidency Biden outlines plan to reverse Trump policies on first day of presidency

The opening salvo would herald a 10-day blitz of executive actions as Biden seeks to act swiftly to redirect the country 


Gunmen shoot dead two Afghan women judges in Kabul Gunmen shoot dead two Afghan women judges in Kabul

There are more than 200 female judges working for the country's top court


India continues with low streak of daily Covid cases India continues with low streak of daily Covid cases

As per the Ministry data, 1,01,96,885 people have recovered so far and currently there are 2,08,826 active cases


Nepali climbers make history with winter summit of K2 mountain Nepali climbers make history with winter summit of K2 mountain

K2, which is only 200m shorter than Everest, is part of the Karakoram Range that straddles the Pakistan-China border


US-bound migrant caravan in Guatemala swells to 9,000 people US-bound migrant caravan in Guatemala swells to 9,000 people

Border agents asked the migrants for their papers -- and demanded proof of negative coronavirus tests -- but appeared to let many through who did not meet those requirements


Coronavirus: China builds hospital in 5 days after surge in COVID-19 cases China builds hospital in 5 days after surge in COVID-19 cases

The hospital is one of six with a total of 6,500 rooms being built in Nangong, south of Beijing in Hebei province


Covid-19 infects over 94.4 million people globally Covid-19 infects over 94.4 million people globally

The US remained the worst-hit country, with 395,650 deaths and 23,743,788 cases


Covid-19: Further 1,295 deaths recorded in the UK Further 1,295 Covid deaths recorded in the UK

The latest figures come ahead of Monday's change in travel rules for the UK


Nepal approves emergency use of Covishield vaccine Nepal approves emergency use of Covishield vaccine

The decision for the usage of the vaccine was taken by the Department of Drug Administration (DDA)


Mount Semeru: Erupting volcano spews ash above Indonesia's Java island Volcano spews ash above Indonesia's Java island

Residents of the Curah Kobokan river basin have been urged to watch for possible "cold lava" mudflow, which can be triggered by intense rainfall combining with volcanic material


Iranian missiles land within 20 miles of ship, 100 miles from Nimitz strike group in Indian Ocean: officials Iranian missiles land within 20 miles of ship, 100 miles from Nimitz strike group in Indian Ocean: officials

At least two Iranian ballistic missiles exploded on impact when they hit the ocean, sending shards of debris in all directions


Biden inauguration: All 50 US states on alert for armed protests Biden inauguration: All 50 US states on alert for armed protests

National Guard troops have been sent en masse to Washington DC, to deter any repeat of last week's deadly riots


Spanish climber dies during K2 expedition Spanish climber dies during K2 expedition

Mountaineer Sergi Mingote has died during a climb of K2


Emergency Response Support System comes up in Jammu and Kashmir Emergency Response Support System comes up in Jammu and Kashmir

The exact location of a person in distress is forwarded to the Control Room and the location of the victim is displayed on the GIS map of the call receiver, the spokesperson say


Saudi embassy to reopen in Qatar within days: FM Saudi embassy to reopen in Qatar within days: FM

The kingdom will restore full diplomatic ties with Qatar as part of the deal struck earlier this month


Pakistan: Imran Khan’s spokesperson resigns over difference on 'Machh incident'

Pakistan: Imran Khan’s spokesperson resigns over difference on 'Machh incident'

Chan’s resignation came a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed annoyance during a cabinet meeting that some of its members were opposing the government’s decisions and asked them to either accept the same or tender a resignation, reports Dawn News


Ugandan President Museveni wins re-election Ugandan President Museveni wins re-election

Uganda's longtime leader Yoweri Museveni has been re-elected for a sixth term


Amazon city scrambles to provide oxygen to COVID-19 patients Amazon city scrambles to provide oxygen to COVID-19 patients

Doctors in the Amazon rainforest’s biggest city are having to choose which COVID-19 patients can breathe

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