Coronavirus: Global death toll climbs to 987,742 By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 25th September, 2020, 11:37

While 32,416,405 people have tested positive for coronavirus, 7,496,451 are active cases

Coronavirus: Global death toll climbs to 987,742

What's in store for world's top leaders in the year of the Rooster? What's in store for world's top leaders in the year of the Rooster?

Here's what famous fortune teller Priscilla says is in store for the world leaders in the upcoming Year of the Fire Rooster, which starts Saturday


Putin, Trump phone call expected on Saturday: Kremlin Putin, Trump phone call expected on Saturday: Kremlin

It will be the first step towards what Trump has billed as a normalization of relations after three years of tensions sparked by the Ukraine conflict


Chinese Lunar New Year feast begins Chinese Lunar New Year feast begins

  Four men in traditional yellow costumes bang large drums to announce the start of the New Year's…


Russia says Syria peace talks in Geneva pushed back Russia says Syria peace talks in Geneva pushed back

Russia has floated a draft of a new Syrian constitution in a bid to encourage debate


Nobel Laureates speak out for jailed Turkish writers Nobel Laureates speak out for jailed Turkish writers

Close to 150 writers and journalists are in prison in Turkey, several jailed


India military death toll rises to 14 in Kashmir avalanche India military death toll rises to 14 in Kashmir avalanche

Four more bodies were recovered from the highly militarized Line of Control area in the Himalayan region of Kashmir


Gambian President Barrow receives warm welcome following post-election crisis Barrow returns to Gambia amid warm welcome

Yahya Jammeh held on to power for so long that many Gambians almost began to believe his claim he would rule for "a billion years" if Allah willed it


US Ambassador to Singapore, fired by Trump, wears Obama T-shirt as he leaves US Ambassador to Singapore, fired by Trump, wears Obama T-shirt

Trump gave no grace period and ordered Ambassadors who are appointed by Obama to leave their offices by midday on 20 January


Plane that crashed in Australia had flown from US Plane that crashed in Australia had flown from US

The plane was part of an airshow and many onlookers thought it was performing a stunt when it crashed


Chile forest fires: Death toll rises to 10 Chile forest fires: Death toll rises to 10

The flames engulfed the post office, a kindergarten, and about 1,000 homes on Thursday


New Russia-Turkey air strikes in Syria: army New Russia-Turkey air strikes in Syria: army

  Russian and Turkish warplanes carried out new air strikes in Syria Thursday, targeting positions…


Pakistani lawmakers brawl in parliament (Video) Pakistani lawmakers brawl in parliament (Video)

Video footage showed lawmakers from both sides exchanging blows and pushing one another


Australia Day plane crash into Swan River leaves two dead, fireworks cancelled (Video) 2 people die in plane crash in front of Australia Day crowd (Video)

The Grumman G-73 "Mallard" flying boat nosedived into Swan River in Western Australia's capital just after 17:00 local time on Thursday


Pakistan bans religious TV host Aamir Liaquat Hussain over blasphemy allegations Pakistan bans TV host over hate speech

Such allegations can incite murder in Pakistan where blasphemy is a crime that can result in the death penalty


Dutch justice minister Ard van der Steur resigns amid drug trafficker payment row Dutch minister resigns amid drug trafficker payment row

Mr van de Steur is the third member of Mr Rutte's government to resign over the scandal


US President Trump seeks 20 percent tax on Mexican imports to pay for wall, spokesman says Trump seeks tax on Mexican imports to pay for border wall

But Reince Priebus, the White House chief of staff, later said that the border tax is only one of several options being considered


Labour MP Tulip Siddiq resigns from frontbench over article 50 vote Tulip resigns from the UK shadow cabinet

The shadow minister for early years says voting to start the process of leaving the EU would be a betrayal of her north London constituents


Saudi court drops case over crane collapse that killed 111 Saudi court drops case over Mecca crane tragedy

The Mecca Criminal Court says in its ruling that it has no jurisdiction to rule on the case, fourteen people had initially gone on trial


Mexican president cancels planned DC meeting with Trump Mexican president cancels meeting with Trump

Pena Nieto's message on Twitter ends days of uncertainty about how he would respond to Trump's aggressive stance toward the country


Six reporters among 230 people charged in anti-Trump protests in Washington 6 reporters among 230 people charged in anti-Trump protests

A report in The Guardian (http://bit.ly/2jnTOTp ) says four others arrested are also journalists. It names documentary producer Jack Keller


Pope axes Knights chief in condoms row Pope axes Knights chief in condoms row

Festing's resignation follows a month-long stand-off that had become a test of the reforming pope's authority over rebellious Church conservatives


Donald Trump says he believes waterboarding works Donald Trump says he believes waterboarding works

Trump says that while radical groups beheaded people in the Middle East "we're not playing on an even field", we have to fight fire with fire


Israeli minister approves plan to take 100 Syrian war orphans Israel approves plan to take 100 Syrian orphans

Israel has treated thousands of Syrians wounded in the war, offering them medical treatment in hospitals in Israel


Spain's unemployment rate falls to 7-year low of 18.6 pc


Spain's unemployment rate falls to 7-year low

Despite recent improvements, Spain still has the second-highest unemployment rate in the 28-country European Union behind Greece


Italy avalanche: Final death toll climbs to 29 Italy avalanche: Final death toll climbs to 29

Nine people were pulled out alive in the first days of the rescue


Philippine president Duterte drug policy faces court challenge Duterte drug policy faces court challenge

Morillo survived and denied police allegations that he and his friends were drug dealers


Two avalanches hit army camp in India; 6 soldiers killed Two avalanches hit army camp in India; 6 soldiers killed

Seven soldiers were found alive during searches yesterday


Series of blasts in India’s Assam on Republic Day, no casualties Series of blasts in India’s Assam on Republic Day

Terror outfit United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) has claimed responsibility for the blasts


Howard Graves, former Associated Press bureau chief, dies at 90 Howard Graves, former Associated Press bureau chief, dies

Graves died of health issues related to age and Alzheimer's disease in his apartment in a Prescott, Arizona


 India’s 68th Republic day Thursday India’s 68th Republic day Thursday

It had replaced the Government of India Act, 1935 into the governing document of the India


Burj Khalifa lights up in Tricolour to celebrate India's Republic Day Dubai's Burj Khalifa lights up in colours of Indian flag

The building in Dubai was named in honour of the ruler of Abu Dhabi and president of the United Arab Emirates Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan


Draft order to halt Syrian refugee processing Draft order to halt Syrian refugee processing

The president also plans to suspend issuing visas for people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria or Yemen


11 killed in Somali hotel attack 11 killed in Somali hotel attack

The assault on the hotel started when a suicide car bomb exploded at its gates


Mexican President: We will not pay for the wall Mexican President: We will not pay for the wall

But Enrique Peña Nieto made no mention of cancelling or postponing a trip to Washington on 31 January to meet the new US president


Conjoined twins separated after undergoing 21-hour operation Conjoined twins separated after 21-hour operation

A team of more than 50 medical professionals helped perform the operation to separate Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho


Donald Trump signs executive order to build wall with Mexico Trump orders wall to be built on Mexico border

Building a 2,000-mile barrier along the Mexican border was one of Mr Trump's key pledges in the election campaign


Myanmar authorities to confiscate unused farmland Myanmar to confiscate unused farmland

Land ownership is one of the most contentious issues in Myanmar, where the former junta was accused of rampant confiscation during its 50-year rule


Saudi Arabia unveils next-generation F-15 warplane Saudi Arabia unveils next-generation F-15 warplane

Saudi Arabia unveiled its next-generation fighter-bomber on Wednesday, nearly two years after beginning…


Trump says will seek probe of alleged voter fraud Trump says will seek probe of alleged voter fraud

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he would seek a probe into alleged voter fraud after claiming…

‹ Start  < 608 609 610 611 612 >  End ›
Top