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Jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in George Floyd murder case

Jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in George Floyd murder case

Washington, Apr 21 (UNI) A US jury in the state of Minnesota on Tuesday found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty in the African-American George Floyd murder case. The Jury found him guilty on three charges: second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. On May 25, 2020, while trying to arrest Floyd, the cop […]

Dozens gather at spot where George Floyd died nearly year ago, to pay tribute

Dozens gather at spot where George Floyd died nearly year ago, to pay tribute

Minneapolis, Apr 21 (UNI) Dozens gathered near a convenience store in Minneapolis, a place where George Floyd died nearly a year ago, to pay tribute to the African American and celebrate a court’s decision to convict a policeman of his murder. The celebration peacefully moved to the place now known as the George Floyd square […]

China deploys advanced rocket launchers in western theatre command

China deploys advanced rocket launchers in western theatre command

A news report in China says the brigade is located 5,200m above sea level in Xinjiang, but doesn’t share its exact location   China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has deployed advanced rocket launchers with an artillery brigade stationed above 17,000 feet in the western theatre command, which oversees the border with India, the Chinese army’s […]

Helicopter crash kills five soldiers in Peru: Armed Forces

Helicopter crash kills five soldiers in Peru: Armed Forces

Lima, Apr 18 (UNI) At least five Peruvian servicemen died in a helicopter crash in the country’s Department of Cusco, the Joint Command of the Armed Forces of Peru (CCFFAA) said. The accident occurred on Saturday morning, while the helicopter, carrying a total of 12 servicemen, was performing a reconnaissance operation against illicit drug trafficking, […]

Biden announces troops withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept 11

Biden announces troops withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept 11

Biden announces troops withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept 11 Washington, Apr 15 (UNI) US President Joe Biden announced that US will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by September 11. “US troops, as well as forces deployed by our NATO allies and operational partners, will be out of Afghanistan before we mark the 20th anniversary of […]

New Zealand suspends entry for Indian travellers due to surge in COVID-19 cases

New Zealand suspends entry for Indian travellers due to surge in COVID-19 cases

Wellington, Apr 8 (UNI) New Zealand on Thursday temporarily imposed a travel ban for all travellers from India, including its own citizens, following the surge in COVID-19 cases. The temporary suspension will start from April 11 and will remain in place until April 28, the New Zealand Herald reported. Health teams would use the time […]

US ready to lift Iran sanctions inconsistent with JCPOA : State Dept.

US ready to lift Iran sanctions inconsistent with JCPOA : State Dept.

Washington, Apr 8 (UNI) The United States is ready to lift sanctions imposed on Iran so as to resume mutual compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement, said State Department spokesman Ned Price. In a press briefing on Wednesday Price said “We are prepared to lift sanctions that are inconsistent with the JCPOA [the Joint Comprehensive […]

Brazil for the first time records 4,000 deaths in a day

Brazil for the first time records 4,000 deaths in a day

Brasilia, Apr 7(UNI) Brazil on Tuesday recorded more than 4,000 COVID-related deaths for the first time, health authorities reported. With the latest additions the country’s total death toll is now almost 337,000, which is second only to the US, the BBC reported. Hospitals are continuously witnessing an overwhelming number of people flocking to get admitted […]

Bangladesh to impose 7-day lockdown from Apr 5

Bangladesh to impose 7-day lockdown from Apr 5

Dhaka, Apr 3 : Amid a recent spurt in the cases of novel coronavirus, the Bangladesh government is most likely to impose a seven day lockdown to curb the spread of the dreaded virus. According to the Friday figures, the country reported 50 deaths in 24 hours, taking the tally of fatalities to 9,155 while […]

South Korea’s national security council expresses concerned regarding North Korean missile launch

South Korea’s national security council expresses concerned regarding North Korean missile launch

      Seoul, Mar 25 : South Korea’s National Security Council conveyed a meeting on Thursday morning where it expressed deep concern over North Korea’s missile launches, the South Korean presidential administration said in a statement. Presidential administration said “The council members, after a serious discussion for an hour and a half, expressed deep […]

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