US Attacks ‘Iranian-Backed Military Infrastructure’ In Syria

The United States military says it carried out attacks on facilities in eastern Syria used by Iran-backed militia on Thursday, following recent rocket attacks on US troop locations in Iraq.

Johnson And Johnson Vaccine: FDA Finds The Single-Shot Jab Safe

US regulators have found the single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine is safe and effective. It paves the way for it to become the third Covid-19 vaccine to be...

US Announces It Will Seek Seat On UN Human Rights Council

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told the United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday that Washington will seek a permanent seat on the panel for the 2022-2024 term.

COVID: Biden Calls 500,000 Death Toll A Heartbreaking Milestone’

President Joe Biden has addressed the nation as the US passed the figure of 500,000 Covid-related deaths, the highest number of any country. “As a nation, we can’t accept...

7 Killed In Nigerian Airforce Plane Crash After Reported Engine Failure

A small Nigerian air force passenger plane crashed just outside Abuja airport after reporting engine failure on Sunday, killing all seven people on board, the air force said. The...

Boeing 777s Grounded After Denver Engine Failure

The US plane manufacturer Boeing has recommended grounding dozens of its 777 aircraft around the world after one of the jets suffered an engine failure. The plane, carrying 231...

NASA’s Fifth Mars Rover, Perseverance, Makes Historic Landing

NASA’s science rover Perseverance, the most advanced astrobiology laboratory ever sent to another world, streaked through the Martian atmosphere on Thursday and landed safely on the floor of a vast crater, its...

Erdogan: Turkey To Start Lifting COVID Curbs In March

Turkey will begin a gradual return to normal life on a province-by-province basis from March, according to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who added that nationwide weekend COVID-19 lockdowns would be lifted in...

Texas Weather: Deaths Mount As Winter Storm Leaves Millions Without Power

A huge winter storm sweeping across the southern US has killed at least 21 people and left millions without power. There have been widespread blackouts in Texas, where the...

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Makes History As WTO’s First African And Female Leader

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a former two-time Nigerian finance minister, was appointed Monday  to the be the next director-general of the World Trade Organization. She is the first African and the first woman to lead...