In a record-breaking high, India reported a total of 168,912 COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours along with 904 deaths. According to the Health Ministry, the country is not only the second-worst hit nation in the world, with a total of 13,527,717 cases, but is also the world’s fourth-worst hit country in terms of active cases.
Police launched volleys of tear gas and used stun grenades to disperse protesters in the city of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, where people were outraged by the shooting of a black man during an attempted arrest. Read Full Article at RT.com
Oprah Winfrey's bombshell interview with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has left the royal family “reeling”, insiders suggested shortly after the scandalous interview went on air worldwide. Officially, Buckingham Palace said in a statement that they were “saddened” by claims raised by Prince Harry and Meghan, especially those regarding race.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - There is no need to overreact to negotiations on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), including the potential lifting of Washington's sanctions on Iran, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told Sputnik on Monday ahead of the second round of consultations.
LIMA (Sputnik) - Peru is set to hold a presidential election runoff in June as none of the candidates managed to get a minimum of half plus one of the votes required for victory in the first round, president of the National Jury of Elections, Jorge Salas, said.
In January, India kicked off its national vaccination programme to contain the spread of COVID-19. The government has prioritised health and frontline workers, before allowing people aged above 60 and 45 and those suffering from certain co-morbidities to get vaccinated.
In response to Carl Bildt's suggestion that Sweden would have given a finer account of itself against Nazi Germany, many pointed out Stockholm's questionable World War II “neutrality”, which many see as outright collaboration with Hitler.
The US Secretary of Defence will meet the Israeli PM later today. During the meeting he is expected to ask Israel not to sabotage US diplomatic efforts in Vienna with Iran. Benjamin Netanyahu, for his part, is likely to demand guarantees that the deal with Iran will not harm Israeli security.
David Cameron has been in the crosshairs over his alleged role in a lobbying scandal involving the ailing private finance firm Greensill Capital, with the former prime minister cleared in late March of ostensibly trying to solicit a government-backed COVID-19 assistance loan for the private bank from UK Chancellor of the Exchequer.
A law enforcement officer fatally shot a young African-American man in the city of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, which sparked a fresh wave of protests and resulted in clashes between protesters and police officers.
Tensions have been running high in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, after police shot a black man during a traffic stop, reportedly over an air freshener. The incident has sparked protests that descended into violence. Read Full Article at RT.com
The serious and potentially lethal side effects have been pinned to “sky high” levels of antibodies, yet the exact mechanism that triggers the condition remains unknown. Nevertheless, the study is said to have repercussions for Norway's decision whether to continue inoculation with the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Edward Schimenti, an Illinois resident, along with another man named Joseph D. Jones, are accused of putting up a conspiracy theory in 2017 to support Daesh so as to travel to Syria to join the militant group.
On the morning of April 11, an explosion occurred at a uranium enrichment plant in Natanz, in the Isfahan province in central Iran. Officials in the Islamic republic immediately classified the accident as an “act of nuclear terrorism.”
Earlier in the day, Brooklyn Center Police Department issued a statement, saying that a shooting incident had taken place on Sunday, as officers pulled over a car for a traffic violation and determined that the driver had an outstanding warrant. When taken into custody, the driver attempted to get back into the car and was fatally shot by a cop.
MSNBC host Joy Reid ignited criticism after saying she would not fly and would still wear two masks even after receiving her second Covid-19 shot. Critics say her stance might discourage people who are hesitant to be vaccinated. Read Full Article at RT.com
BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Ecuadorian leftist candidate Andres Arauz, from the Union of Hope coalition, has conceded, acknowledging that he has been surpassed by rival candidate Guillermo Lasso in the presidential election runoff.