HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

Narendra Modi makes fresh appeal to farmers protesting over new laws

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday (25) offered to hold fresh talks to end a stalemate over new agricultural reforms, in his latest...

Provincial government to pay for Pakistan Hindu temple destroyed by mob

A Hindu temple in Pakistan destroyed by a Muslim mob this week will be rebuilt using provincial government funds, its information minister said Friday. Around...

India’s ruling party pushes budget relief for middle class, business in wake of virus

INDIA’s ruling party has urged the government to put more money in the pockets of middle-income families in the next budget and cut the...

Biden picks Neera Tanden as head of the Office of Management and Budget

US president-elect Joe Biden was scheduled to formally introduce his top economic policy advisers on Tuesday (1) as his administration prepares to take power...

Britain faces major Brexit challenges after last-minute deal

Britain is set for a new chapter on Friday (25) after securing a hard-fought post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union as EU envoys...

Biden and Harris jointly named Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ for ‘changing the American...

THE US president-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris were jointly named Time magazine’s 2020 “Person of the Year”, chosen from a list of finalists...

Brexit gets a ‘Sunday ultimatum’ to save talks

BRITISH prime minister Boris Johnson and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen gave themselves until Sunday(13) to decide on the future of post-Brexit...

India’s Serum Institute expects approval for AstraZeneca vaccine ‘very soon’

THE Serum Institute of India, the local maker of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, said on Monday(28) it expected the British and Indian governments to...

US readies Covid-19 inoculation rollout as regulators approve first vaccine

THE US health authorities, shipping services and hospitals stood ready to immediately launch a mass-inoculation campaign of unparalleled dimension, as federal regulators granted emergency...

Brexit trade talks enter ‘very difficult’ final hours

BRITISH prime minister Boris Johnson and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen are expected to speak in the next 48 hours on Brexit...