WATVPRESS.COM
WATVPRESS.COM

Top articles

  • Democrat Pelosi narrowly reelected as US House speaker

    04 janvier 2021

    Nancy Pelosi, the only woman to serve as US Speaker of the House, was narrowly re-elected to the position on Sunday in a deeply divided new Congress that convened in the final weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency. Pelosi, 80, faced a scare when five fellow...

  • Bond girl Tanya Roberts passes away, day after premature death declaration

    06 janvier 2021

    One-time Bond girl Tanya Roberts who was incorrectly declared dead on Sunday (local time) by her representatives, passed away on Monday night (local time). According to Fox News, the late actor's longtime partner Lance O'Brien on Tuesday (local time)...

  • Crisis at the Capitol Live: US Senate rejects first challenge to certifying Biden win

    07 janvier 2021

    The Senate has overwhelmingly turned aside a challenge to President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Arizona, guaranteeing the result will stand. The Senate has overwhelmingly turned aside a challenge to President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Arizona, guaranteeing...

  • EU agency approves Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine in desperate virus battle

    07 janvier 2021

    The European Union’s medicines agency gave the green light Wednesday to Moderna Inc.’s Covid-19 vaccine, a decision that gives the 27-nation bloc a second vaccine to use in the desperate battle to tame the virus rampaging across the continent. The approval...

  • 10 infants killed in India's Maharashtra hospital fire

    09 janvier 2021

    At least 10 infants were suffocated to death when a major fire broke out in the Children's Ward of the Bhandara District Civil Hospital, early on Saturday, officials said here. Taking a strong note of the shocking incident, Maharashtra Chief Minister...

  • Covid-19: London mayor seeks help as UK sees record new virus deaths

    09 janvier 2021

    London’s mayor declared the capital’s COVID-19 situation to be critical Friday, reflecting deteriorating conditions for beleaguered hospitals, as the country recorded its highest daily death toll in the pandemic. The grim news that another 1,325 people...

  • US reviewing global force posture to counter China's threat to India: Pompeo

    26 juin 2020

    The US is reviewing its global deployment of forces to ensure it is postured appropriately to counter the People's Liberation Army, given the increasing threat posed by China to Asian countries like India, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines, Secretary...

  • Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036 in landslide vote

    02 juillet 2020

    Russians opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes that will allow him to run again for president twice, but critics said the outcome was falsified on an industrial scale. Official...

  • French, Spanish and African leaders meet to combat extremism

    01 juillet 2020

    Leaders from the five countries of West Africa's Sahel region -- Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger -- on Tuesday called for intensifying counter-terrorism operations supported by the French military that have already seen successes in the...

  • Mohamed Salah ready to celebrate Liverpool's long-awaited title

    25 juin 2020

    Mohamed Salah is preparing for Liverpool's title party after scoring in a 4-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace on Wednesday to move to the brink of winning the English top-flight for the first time in 30 years. Liverpool will be champions on Thursday if Manchester...

  • IMF predicts deeper contraction in global economy, sees $12 trillion loss in 2020-21

    25 juin 2020

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday revised down its projection for the global and Middle East region yet again, predicting deeper negative growth this year and even slower recovery next year due to the coronavirus pandemic having a bigger...

  • 30 killed in Bangladesh as ferries collide

    30 juin 2020

    At least 30 people died and a dozen are missing after a ferry capsized on Monday in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka following a collision with another vessel, rescue officials said. The Morning Bird vessel was hit from behind by another ferry around 9.30...

  • US coronavirus infections soar to near record in 24 hours

    25 juin 2020

    The number of new coronavirus infections in the United States is approaching record daily levels, with more than 35,900 cases recorded in the past 24 hours, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. That brings the number of cases in the country...

  • Trump says US moving troops to Poland after Duda meeting

    25 juin 2020

    President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the United States plans to move some troops from Germany to Poland, speaking as he hosted Polish leader Andrzej Duda at the White House just four days ahead of the nation's election. "We are going to be reducing...

  • Macron slams Turkey's 'criminal responsibility' in Libya

    30 juin 2020

    French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday accused fellow NATO member Turkey of "criminal responsibility" over its involvement in the Libyan conflict, in an escalating row with Ankara. Turkey has increased its military presence "and massively re-imported...

  • WHO to send team to China as it warns coronavirus pandemic far from over

    30 juin 2020

    Six months on from the novel coronavirus outbreak, the WHO said Monday it was sending a team to China to work towards finding the source -- as it warned the pandemic was far from over. And the World Health Organization warned that in an atmosphere of...

  • China puts final satellite into orbit to try to rival GPS network

    24 juin 2020

    China on Tuesday successfully put into orbit its final Beidou satellite, completing a navigation network years in the making and setting the stage to challenge the U.S.-owned Global Positioning System (GPS). The idea to develop Beidou, or the Big Dipper...

  • Major earthquake shakes southern Mexico, at least six killed

    24 juin 2020

    A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck southern Mexico’s Pacific coast on Tuesday, killing at least six people and seriously injuring others in isolated villages, while causing damage to buildings hundreds of miles away in Mexico City. The epicentre...

  • 260 million children getting no education: UN

    24 juin 2020

    Nearly 260 million children had no access to schooling in 2018, a United Nations agency said in a report on Tuesday that blamed poverty and discrimination for educational inequalities that are being exacerbated by the coronavirus outbreak. Children from...

  • As world approaches 10 million coronavirus cases, doctors see hope in new treatments

    29 juin 2020

    Dr. Gopi Patel recalls how powerless she felt when New York's Mount Sinai Hospital overflowed with Covid-19 patients in March. Guidance on how to treat the disease was scant, and medical studies were being performed so hastily they couldn't always be...

  • Real Madrid go top of La Liga with win over Sociedad

    22 juin 2020

    Real Madrid took control of the Spanish title race by beating Real Sociedad 2-1 away on Sunday to move top of La Liga above Barcelona after a second-half high on controversy. Madrid captain Sergio Ramos broke the deadlock in the 50th minute by converting...

  • DR Congo Court Sentences President's Chief of Staff to 20 Years in Prison

    22 juin 2020

    The Democratic Republic of Congo's high court on Saturday found the president's chief of staff guilty of embezzling $48 million in public funds and sentenced him to 20 years in jail, the lead judge said. Vital Kamerhe, once a future presidential hopeful,...

  • Coronavirus: 6 staffers setting up for Trump rally test positive for Covid-19

    22 juin 2020

    President Donald Trump's campaign says six staff members helping set up for his Saturday night rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, have tested positive for coronavirus. The campaign's communications director, Tim Murtaugh, said in a statement that "quarantine procedures"...

  • Global coronavirus cases cross 9 million, approaching 5 million recoveries

    22 juin 2020

    The total number of global Covid-19 cases have crossed 9 million, while the deaths have increased to over 470,000, according to global tracking websites. By Monday morning the total number of cases stood at 9,050,686, while the fatalities increased to...

  • Fernandes penalty earns United a point at Tottenham

    20 juin 2020

    Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes fired home a late penalty to rescue a point for the visitors in a lively 1-1 draw at Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Friday. It had looked as though Dutchman Steven Bergwijn's first-half strike would prove...

<< < 10 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 > >>