United States of America: News
28 Dec 2022New York City
The "blizzard of the century" ravaging the United States (US) has reportedly claimed the lives of 62 people.
27 Dec 2022South Korea
South Korea registered its first death linked to Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as the brain-eating amoeba, when a man in his 50s, who recently visited Thailand, died on Wednesday.
27 Dec 2022South Korea
South Korea formally lifted a ban on the import of full-body adult sex dolls, Associated Press reported.
26 Dec 2022China
China deployed seven ships and 71 warplanes toward Taiwan in a 24-hour display of power, the latter's defense ministry said on Monday.
26 Dec 2022New York City
A winter storm in parts of the eastern United States has left 34 people dead and caused a power outage affecting over a million at one time.
25 Dec 2022Winter
At least 18 people died in the United States (US) cold storm as the bone-chilling winter continues to wreak havoc on the country during the holiday season.
24 Dec 2022Barack Obama
It's that time of the year again!
24 Dec 2022Cyclone
Millions of Americans experienced bone-chilling temperatures, power outages, and canceled holiday get-togethers due to a winter storm, which weather forecasters termed a "bomb cyclone," adding it was almost unprecedented in its scope.
23 Dec 2022Imran Khan (Pakistan PM)
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's former wife Reham Khan announced on social media that she married actor and model Mirza Bilal Baig in a ceremony in the United States.
23 Dec 2022Vladimir Putin
President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia wants to end the war in Ukraine, and suggested that the only way to achieve a peaceful outcome will involve a diplomatic resolution.
23 Dec 2022TikTok
An internal investigation by TikTok's parent ByteDance has revealed that some employees of the company accessed the user data of at least two US journalists and people connected with them.
23 Dec 2022Cyclone
The weather departments in the US have issued warnings for an impending 'bomb cyclone' which is likely to spoil the holiday season by triggering a "once-in-a-generation" arctic storm.
21 Dec 2022Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy confirms that he is on his way to the United States (US).
21 Dec 2022COVID-19
Amid a resurgence of COVID-19 cases in Brazil, China, Japan, South Korea, and the US, the Union Health Ministry has asked all states and union territories to increase genome sequencing of positive cases to track variants through the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) network.
20 Dec 2022Food
December 20 marks National Sangria Day in the US.
20 Dec 2022Donald Trump
After an investigation into last year's US Capitol riots, a House of Representatives select committee unanimously recommended four criminal charges against former President Donald Trump.
18 Dec 2022Iran
In a fresh crackdown on anti-government protesters, Iran arrested well-known actress Taraneh Alidoosti on Saturday for allegedly criticizing the death penalty against protesters who participated in a nationwide protest against Mahsa Amini's death, AFP reported.
16 Dec 2022Harvard
Harvard University announced Claudine Gay, dean of the Arts and Science Faculty at the institute and a democracy scholar, as its new president on Thursday.
14 Dec 2022India China Border
The United States (US) is closely following the situation between India and China after troops from both sides were involved in a clash on December 9 in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang sector.
12 Dec 2022Iran
Iran reportedly executed a man convicted of killing two members of the security forces in public early on Monday.
06 Dec 2022North Korea
North Korea simultaneously fired around 130 artillery shells into a maritime buffer zone as a warning to the joint US-South Korea military drills conducted along its border.
05 Dec 2022China
In yet another sensational revelation, British tabloid The Sun quoted a US-based scientist saying that COVID-19 is a man-made virus and it was leaked from a government-run facility in China's Wuhan, where he worked.
04 Dec 2022Iran
While Iran struggles to subdue the ongoing protests across the country on the dress code regulation that obliges females to cover their heads, the government stated it would review its decades-old law.
01 Dec 2022ISIS
The armed jihadist group Islamic State (IS) announced via an audio message on Wednesday that their leader Abu Hasan al-Hashimi al-Qurashi died "in combat with enemies of God".
30 Nov 2022Pentagon
China has warned the officials of its arch-rival US to not interfere in its relationship with India, the Pentagon claimed in its annual report submitted to the US Congress.
29 Nov 2022Hawaii
The world's biggest active volcano, Mauna Loa, erupted in Hawaii for the first time since 1984.
26 Nov 2022Russia-India Deal
Amid criticism against India from European nations and the US over the purchase of Russian crude oil at discounted rates rather than condemning Moscow, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar asserted the West "must live with India's stance on Ukraine."
25 Nov 2022Guinness World Records
Eating one delicious frank is great but how about gorging on 18 flavorful franks in a few minutes?
23 Nov 2022Shooting Incident
Up to 10 people were killed and many others injured after a gunman opened fire inside a department store in Virginia, United States, on Tuesday night.
20 Nov 2022Colorado
At least five people died while 18 others were injured in a mass shooting incident inside a nightclub in Colorado, United States, Reuters reported on Sunday.
18 Nov 2022Startups
Elizabeth Holmes, the disgraced former CEO of Theranos, is set to be sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of defrauding investors.
17 Nov 2022Elections
The Republicans won back control of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday, securing their dominance in the United States and giving conservatives the norms to thwart President Joe Biden's propaganda and launch probes.
16 Nov 2022Donald Trump
Former United States (US) President Donald Trump officially declared his candidacy and launched his campaign for the 2024 presidential elections at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on Tuesday night.
14 Nov 2022Gun Shooting
A student allegedly opened fire on the campus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, US, leaving three people dead and two injured late Sunday, the university police said.
11 Nov 2022India
On Thursday, a senior United States (US) embassy official said the wait for US visas is reportedly set to normalize by mid-2023.
09 Nov 2022US Congress
The counting of votes for the US midterm elections got underway on Wednesday, which will in turn decide the composition of the US Congress — the federal legislature.
08 Nov 2022US Congress
The midterm elections of the US scheduled for Tuesday are said to be crucial for the country's future and, more importantly, for President Joe Biden.
07 Nov 2022Weird Stories
The world is a funny place and what makes it so are some really bizarre cases that keep happening time and again.
07 Nov 2022Russia
United States President Joe Biden's National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan held confidential talks in recent months with close aides of Russian President Vladimir Putin to de-escalate nuclear tensions amid Russia-Ukraine war, reported Wall Street Journal (WSJ).