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S.African economy shrunk by 7% in 2020

South Africa's gross domestic product (GDP) recorded a 1.5 per cent growth in the fourth quarter of 2020, and expanded 6.3 per cent...

New Egyptian capital will mark birth of new state: Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said that the inauguration of the New Administrative Capital (NAC) and the relocation of the government's headquarters to the...

Greece aiming to restart tourism on May 14

The Greek government is aiming to restart tourism on May 14, as long as the Covid-19 epidemiological situation allows it, Tourism Minister Harry...

California Disney theme parks to reopen in April

Bob Chapek, the CEO of American entertainment giant Disney, said that he expects the company's theme parks in the US state of California...

US committed to reviewing Cuba’s terror designation

The US is committed to reviewing the former administration's designation of Cuba as "State Sponsor of Terrorism", the White House said. "We are committed...

‘China’s aggression opened India’s eyes to strategic cooperation’

As US President Joe Biden prepares for a summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders of the Quad, the top...

Harsh tweets by Vanita Gupta raised at Senate confirmation hearings

Tweets by Vanita Gupta, the nominee for Associate Attorney-General, came up on Tuesday when she appeared before Senate Judiciary Committee for her confirmation...

Pak Oppn alliance grills military establishment over political interference

The opposition alliance in Pakistan, comprising at least 11 different political parties, has lashed out at the military establishment of the country, telling...