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WHO team to start Wuhan COVID investigation in market, lab

Thursday  10:56,   28 january 2021

Experts begin their investigation into the origins of the coronavirus in the city where the first cases were reported.The team is expected to visit Huanan Market where the first people fell ill with the virus, as well as the Wuhan Institute of... >>>

Singapore launches new self-driving bus trial

Thursday  10:50,   28 january 2021

Singapore has moved a step closer to a driverless public transport network with the launch of a new trial of self-driving buses. Orderly and high-tech, the Asian city-state has become a testbed for self-driving vehicles and has developed home-grown... >>>

China toughens language, warns Taiwan that independence 'means war'

Thursday  10:50,   28 january 2021

China toughens language, warns Taiwan that independence 'means war'Taiwan, claimed by China as its own territory, reported multiple Chinese fighter jets and bombers entering Taiwan's southwestern air defence identification zone over the... >>>

British PM Johnson heads to Scotland to argue against the breakup of UK

Thursday  10:50,   28 january 2021

British PM Johnson heads to Scotland to argue against the breakup of UKLONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson heads to Scotland on Thursday in a bid to stem growing support for another independence referendum by arguing that the... >>>

Fortunes Diverge for Dubai, Turkey Firms Bidding on Israeli Port

Thursday  10:50,   28 january 2021

Israeli officials have cleared United Arab Emirates port operator DP World to move forward in the privatization of Israel’s largest seaport but kept Turkey’s Yildirim Holding AS under further scrutiny. DP World received security clearance to move... >>>

Russian Police Detain Navalny Allies Ahead of Sunday’s Protest

Thursday  10:30,   28 january 2021

Russian police detained the brother of jailed opposition leader Alexey Navalny and several other activists Wednesday night ahead of a planned nationwide protest Sunday to demand the Kremlin critic’s release. © Photographer: DIMITAR DILKOFF/AFP... >>>

Coronavirus updates: White House warns that it could be months before Americans get vaccinated; WHO Wuhan investigation team leaves quarantine

Thursday  10:30,   28 january 2021

The White House's admission came as a crisis over vaccine shortages in Europe deepened, with Spain announcing that vaccinations would be suspended for two weeks in the capital, Madrid. The European Union had reserved hundreds of millions of... >>>

Saint-Etienne, it's almost made for this goalscorer

Thursday  10:25,   28 january 2021

© Supplied by Sports.fr Soccer Football - EgyptiH PremiH League - Zamalek v Ismaily - Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt - October 26, 2020 Zamalek's Mostafa Mohamed in action with Ismaily's Mahmoud Abdelaati After almost a month of... >>>

New Zealand Says Ally Australia Should ‘Show Respect’ to China

Thursday  10:15,   28 january 2021

New Zealand has suggested that its close ally and neighbor Australia should follow its lead in treating China with respect in order to mend strained diplomatic relations with Beijing. © Bloomberg A paramilitary police officer stands guard in front... >>>

There's a new chill between the White House and the Kremlin -- Meanwhile in America

Thursday  09:35,   28 january 2021

Vladimir Putin has tied Washington in knots for years. Now, with the Russian leader facing sudden political pressure at home, the United States is in a position to inflict some pain of its own. © ALEXEY NIKOLSKY/SPUTNIK/AFP/Getty Images Russian... >>>

Decoding Joe Biden's call with NATO's chief

Thursday  09:35,   28 january 2021

President Biden is receiving excessive praise for his phone call with Vladimir Putin of Russia, but Biden and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg deserve congratulations for their conversation on Tuesday. © Provided by Washington Examiner The... >>>

Tunisia Fast Facts

Thursday  09:35,   28 january 2021

See CNN's Tunisia Fast Facts for more information on the north African country, where the Jasmine Revolution gave rise to the 2011 Arab Spring.Here's a look at Tunisia, a country in northern African. Tunisia borders Algeria, Libya and the... >>>

HSBC CEO Gets China, Hong Kong Backing After U.K. Grilling

Thursday  09:26,   28 january 2021

HSBC Holdings Plc Chief Executive Officer Noel Quinn’s defense of the bank’s move to freeze a former Hong Kong lawmaker’s account has gained support from Chinese media and the city’s government. Quinn, who was grilled by U.K. lawmakers on Tuesday,... >>>

Wanted: Bison rangers for woodland in the Garden of England

Thursday  09:26,   28 january 2021

Wanted: Bison rangers for woodland in the Garden of EnglandBLEAN WOODS, England (Reuters) - Conservationists in England are looking for the country's first ever rangers to look after European bison, Europe's largest land mammal, which is being... >>>

New grid threat: Russia deploys ‘first strike weapon,’ China ready too

Thursday  09:05,   28 january 2021

With the U.S. waking up to the threat posed to the electric grid and electronics from cyberwarfare, Russia is mastering systems that can already overcome the latest protections to keep the lights on, according to one of the nation’s leading experts. >>>