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India, Festivals, and Corona 2.0

It’s a time for ‘Festivals’ in India. Festival of democracy, elections are going on. Festival of cricket, Indian Premier Lague (IPL) has started. Festival of faith, Kumbh Mela is on the peak with millions and millions of devotees and in between all of this, Covid-19 aka Corona has also started to celebrate its own festival, […]...Read More

Horrific pro-Trump ‘coup’ at US Capitol spurs Twitter, FB to

Social media giants rose as one Wednesday to collectively bar U.S President Donald Trump’s incendiary speech on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in the wake of the armed ‘supporter’ riots that stunned the country as lawmakers moved ahead to affirm President-elect Biden’s electoral win at the country’s Capitol. Hundreds of pro-Trump protesters pushed through barriers set […]...Read More

KyoAni arsonist charged with murder of 36 in horrific 2019

The arsonist behind the horrific 2019 attack on Japan’s Kyoto Animation, in the country’s deadliest violent crime in decades, was charged Wednesday with the murder of 36 people. Shinji Aoba, 42, detained in the aftermath of the July attack, sustained fatal burns himself, and has been under constant medical supervision since. The prosecutors have condemned […]...Read More

UN, Ethiopia to ease humanitarian aid flow into desperate, war-torn

Weeks into the bloody conflict waging across the Horn of Africa international aid groups have finally gained access to Ethiopia’s ravaged Tigray region. The United Nations said Wednesday that it has reached a deal with the country’s government, who have now has yielded doors to the hitherto ‘comm. blackout’ area with the humanitarian groups struggling […]...Read More

‘Orange the World’: Angry Mexican rallies take to streets, demand

Demonstrators marched through the Mexican capital on Wednesday and scuffled with police during an angry protest at widespread violence against women in the Latin American nation. Around 10 women are killed every day in Mexico and activists accuse the government of not doing enough to tackle the problem. Holding banners, flags and placards, thousands of protesters demanded […]...Read More

’72 hrs’: Ethiopians teeter on edge as promised terror looms

International pressure mounted Tuesday on Ethiopia’s warring parties to cease fighting and protect civilians in Tigray, where the army says it has encircled the capital ahead of a threatened bombardment. Forces loyal to Tigray’s ruling party have been battling Ethiopian soldiers in the northern region for nearly three weeks, resulting in gruesome civilian atrocities, and […]...Read More

US Covid fatalities shoot over 250,000, Europe logs nearly 50%

US coronavirus deaths passed a quarter of a million Wednesday as New York announced it would close schools to battle a rise in infections. America has now registered 250,426 fatalities, according to a running tally by Johns Hopkins University, by far the highest reported national death toll. US states and cities were imposing a raft […]...Read More

French ‘Jetman’ killed in freak training accident in Dubai

Frenchman Vince Reffet, part of the “Jetman” team which has performed groundbreaking stunts above Dubai using jetpacks and carbon-fibre wings, was killed in a training accident Tuesday, a spokesman said. The Jetmen have pulled off a series of dramatic flights over the Gulf city, soaring in tandem above the world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa and […]...Read More

Peru hails its third new leader in a week of

Peru’s Congress on Monday chose a 76-year-old former World Bank official as the South American country’s new president — the third in a rollercoaster week of political upheaval. Francisco Sagasti was elected as lawmakers met to try to move on from a crippling political crisis, sparked by the impeachment of a popular president and the […]...Read More

‘Horn of Africa’ soaked red as hundreds killed in Tigray

Leaders of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region on Saturday claimed rocket attacks on two airports in a nearby region and threatened to strike neighbouring Eritrea, raising fears that the escalating conflict could spread. The attacks — and threats of more to come — fuelled concern that a conflict Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed vowed would be […]...Read More