On Friday, an 89-year-old Raul Castro will relinquish the country's most powerful position -- that of party first secretary -- to 60-year-old Miguel Diaz-Canel, Cuba's president. PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2021 07.17 AM IST... He also becomes Cuba's first civilian leader since the Castro-led revolution of the 1950s, which happened before he was even born.
The Israeli regime’s military conducts a number of aerial and ground attacks against two locations in the besieged Gaza Strip, calling the assaults a response to an alleged rocket fire. Palestinian media outlets reported the Israeli aggression in the early hours of Friday ...Israel says will not cooperate with ICC war crimes probe ... www.presstv.ir ... .
The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Thursday that an already dire situation in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region is getting worse five months into the conflict, with hunger and sexual violence rising and no sign of an Eritrean troop withdrawal. Mark Lowcock told a closed-door meeting of the U.N ... "This should alarm us all ...Abandoned villages ... The U.S ... ....
Law enforcement authorities in the US state of Indianapolis have reported a ‘mass shooting’ at a FedEx warehouse late Thursday, with dozens feared dead and injured ... According to local journalists, quoting law enforcement sources, as many as 60 people have been injured in the shooting, including more than 20 people with gunshot wounds ... #BREAKING ... .
GHOR HADITHA, Jordan — . The first time people here saw a sinkhole, they thought a small asteroid had slammed into the Dead Sea’s salt-encrusted shore. Then others appeared. One swallowed the edge of a state-owned building. Another opened near a house and forced the family to move ... Advertisement. Advertisement ... ×. VIDEO . 00.58 ... ×.
Russia has stressed that the crisis in Ukraine should be resolved peacefully, as the United States and other NATO countries deploy military personnel and equipment to the country, where government forces are fighting ethnic Russians in the east ... Russia says US, NATO turning Ukraine into ‘powder keg’ ... Moscow, however, denies the allegation ... Russia ... .
Bitcoin, the world’s largest digital currency, touched an all-time high of $64,600 on 14 April amid a surge in retail and institutional adoption. The demand for BTC has been on the rise for the last few months. The recent adoption of Bitcoin as a payment method has played a major role in BTC’s record price rally ...Marc P ... ....
DOGECOIN has soared by 91% in value over the past 24 hours, but analysts are warning the "bubble has to burst". The cryptocurrency, which was invented as a joke, currently has a market value of more than £24.4billion ($33.6billion). 1 ... What is Dogecoin?. DOGECOIN is a cryptocurrency which was launched in 2013 ... Mr Kamerman added ... .
– A humanitarian calamity is engulfing South Asia as COVID-19 skyrockets across several countries setting new records, with more than 200,000 people infected per day. South Asia is fast becoming the new global epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic ...Bangladesh is recording almost 50 per cent more deaths per day than its previous peak in June 2020 ... .