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USA strikes ‘Iranian-backed militant’ site in Syria - Pentagon

USA strikes ‘Iranian-backed militant’ site in Syria - Pentagon

A little over a month after he took oath as the President of the United States, Joe Biden has taken his first military action as USA forces conducted strikes in Syria on Friday. State Department s...

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At least 2 killed in protest in Myanmar

At least 2 killed in protest in Myanmar

The shootings occurred near Mandalay's Yadanabon dock, where tear gas and rubber bullets were used on protesters earlier in the day. SBS News website: Save our website sbs.com.au/news as a favouri...

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Medvedev aims to end Djokovic's dominance in Australian Open final

Medvedev aims to end Djokovic's dominance in Australian Open final

Aus Open men's final between Djokovic vs Medvedev is on Sunday, 21 February, 2021. Maybe, just maybe, the thinking went, Novak Djokovic would be just a tad more susceptible to trouble this time a...

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B.C. records more than 500 cases of COVID-19, six deaths

B.C. records more than 500 cases of COVID-19, six deaths

There were 508 new cases in B.C.in the last 24 hours, 59 of which were in Interior Health. A total of 7,699 people are under active public monitoring due to direct COVID-19 exposure. The total num...

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Moscow Court Convicts Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny In Defamation Case

Moscow Court Convicts Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny In Defamation Case

The court convicted Navalny on charges of slandering a Second World War veteran and ordered him to pay a fine of 850,000 rubles (about £8,200). Judge Dmitry Balashov rejected Navalny's appeal of...

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At least one killed in protest in Myanmar - emergency service

At least one killed in protest in Myanmar - emergency service

A volunteer doctor confirmed there had been two deaths: "One shot in the head died at the spot". The internet monitor NetBlocks reported that Wikipedia had been blocked in the country, joining a lis...

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Princess Eugenie and husband reveal their new baby's name

Princess Eugenie and husband reveal their new baby's name

He had been feeling unwell for a few days but it is not related to coronavirus. The royal baby, whose name has not yet been revealed, was born at London's Portland Hospital, where Meghan Markle ...

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Some Covid-19 Vaccines Delayed

Some Covid-19 Vaccines Delayed

Simon Stevens, chief executive of the National Health Service in England, on Monday said this hesitancy was a "real concern" and that a huge effort was being made to overcome it. "But they are short-l...

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Ontario extends Stay at Home orders for Toronto and Peel

Ontario extends Stay at Home orders for Toronto and Peel

Ford said residents in the three shutdown areas shouldn't travel to neighbouring reopened regions for services. "I urge our federal government partners to do whatever it takes to get us more vaccines ...

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Biden to announce billions in aid for global vaccine effort at G7

Biden to announce billions in aid for global vaccine effort at G7

Africa marked the move from planning to action in the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines at a World Health Organization (WHO)-hosted African Health Ministers meeting on 17 February, as a rapid vaccine rollo...

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Total human death told of COVID-19 so far, in years

Total human death told of COVID-19 so far, in years

Sign up for the latest news, best stories and what they mean for you, plus answers to your questions. Between 2019 and the first half of 2020, life expectancy decreased by 2.7 years from 74.7 years ...

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'Unsmiling hack': Trump unleashes vicious attack on former ally

'Unsmiling hack': Trump unleashes vicious attack on former ally

Bennie Thompson accused Mr Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani , and extremist groups the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers of violating the 1871 act by supporting efforts to stop Congress from certifying Jo...

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Coronavirus | Four cases of South Africa variant of virus found

Coronavirus | Four cases of South Africa variant of virus found

The team of French researchers said "reinfections have been described but remain rare albeit probably underestimated", and due to undersurveillance, it is hard to confirm whether the researchers found...

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Millions without power in Texas after historic snowstorm

Millions without power in Texas after historic snowstorm

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) sought to cut power use in response to a winter record of 69,150 MW on Sunday evening, more than 3,200 MW higher than the previous winter peak in Janu...

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Vladimir Putin accuses the West Of Using Navalny to 'contain' Russia

Vladimir Putin accuses the West Of Using Navalny to 'contain' Russia

Around 300 women gathered on Arbat Street in Moscow's historic city centre holding a long white ribbon in temperatures of minus 13 degrees Celsius (8 degrees Fahrenheit). On Friday, Lavrov was quoted ...

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Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi's detention extended as protesters gather

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi's detention extended as protesters gather

Suu Kyi, who has been known for decades to be the torchbearer in the fight for democracy in the country, even faces charges of illegally importing and using six walkie-talkie radios that were found du...

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Happy Valentine's Day from US First Lady

Happy Valentine's Day from US First Lady

None of them said Jill loves Joe", and recalled that the next day, in an interview with ABC's Juju Chang, "she said I understand that you and your wife have a great love affair, and I said I hope ...

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Britain's Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Expecting Second Child

Britain's Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Expecting Second Child

The news comes after the duchess suffered a heartbreaking miscarriage in the summer of 2020, and just days after she won a privacy case against Associated Newspapers Limited. The royal family also rea...

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Winter Storm Warning in effect

Winter Storm Warning in effect

Forecasters say travel could be "very difficult" and could affect morning or evening commutes during that time. Today the main action will be in the southern U.S.as heavy snow is already moving to p...

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Senate votes to award Congressional Gold Medal to Officer Eugene Goodman

Senate votes to award Congressional Gold Medal to Officer Eugene Goodman

The mob followed him into a room where other officers were waiting. "We must always remember their sacrifice and say vigilante against what I said before, about what Abraham Lincoln said: the silent a...

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Strong natural disaster shakes Japan’s northeastern coast

Strong natural disaster shakes Japan’s northeastern coast

Kyodo news agency reported at least 30 people injured, but gave no further details. The epicentre, at a depth of 54 kilometres (34 miles), was located 91 kilometres (56 miles) northeast of Namie, ...

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World Health Organization open to all hypotheses on coronavirus origins: Tedros

World Health Organization open to all hypotheses on coronavirus origins: Tedros

That goes back to the start, when WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was praising China for its openness and transparency, while Chinese authorities were arresting doctors in Wuhan ...

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Ontario to provide updated COVID-19 projections this afternoon

Ontario to provide updated COVID-19 projections this afternoon

This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Brown said Ontario is enjoying success when it comes to curbing the spread of the virus thanks to sacrifices the public has m...

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Jose Mourinho Hopeful On Dele Alli Getting Back On Track After Talk

Jose Mourinho Hopeful On Dele Alli Getting Back On Track After Talk

Having topped the table at the beginning of December, they have won just two of their past nine league games and are six points adrift of the four Champions League spots. When physically he is ready, ...

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‘Courtside Karen’ Apologizes After Heckling LeBron James During NBA Game

‘Courtside Karen’ Apologizes After Heckling LeBron James During NBA Game

Did I use offensive language when I could have taken the higher road? Yes. According to courtside video from Juliana and others in close vicinity, the only comment that is audible from James is ...

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James Harden to miss game for Brooklyn Nets with thigh contusion

James Harden to miss game for Brooklyn Nets with thigh contusion

Let's see if the Washington Wizard's season continues to look up as they take on the Portland Trailblazers tomorrow at 8 p.m. When play resumed, Nets guard Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot managed to get...

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Three Devils Games Postponed As COVID Hits New Jersey

Three Devils Games Postponed As COVID Hits New Jersey

Goalie Mackenzie Blackwood , who went into the league's protocols on January 24, was removed from the protocols after 12 days. They also had a home game against the Rangers on Saturday afternoon. The...

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Barcelona survive Copa del Rey scare

Barcelona survive Copa del Rey scare

Ronald Koeman's side had trailed 2-0 until the 88th minute but changed the complexion of the game from there on. It was Barca's own slack play that gifted Granada the lead, as some loose passing i...

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Shakib Hits Half-ton, Bangladesh 328-7 Vs WIndies On 2nd Day

Shakib Hits Half-ton, Bangladesh 328-7 Vs WIndies On 2nd Day

However, the all-rounder (39*) proceeded to share a 59-run partnership with Mushfiqur Rahim (38) and then an unbroken 49 with Liton Das (34*). After the departure of Tamim , who scored just nine ...

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Liverpool lose again at home as EPL title defense collapses

Liverpool lose again at home as EPL title defense collapses

Crystal Palace recovered from conceding a goal in the second minute to beat Newcastle United 2-1 at St James' Park - Jairo Riedewald and Gary Cahill securing the points. "It is frightful but we stood...

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Lingard nets debut double in West Ham win

Lingard nets debut double in West Ham win

Paul Merson told Sky Sports that David Moyes may have just unearthed a "diamond" in Jesse Lingard for West Ham . West Ham United produced a sparkling away performance to beat Aston Villa on...

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Serena cruises past Gavrilova in Yarra Valley Classic opener

Serena cruises past Gavrilova in Yarra Valley Classic opener

Serena added that the only positive from her Achilles injury was that she could pull out from the French Open past year and catch a breather. Also advancing were Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova who beat ...

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Klay Thompson: Not playing kills me every day

Klay Thompson: Not playing kills me every day

Thompson gave the Warriors' former home a memorable sendoff in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, returning to the court to knock down two free throws after tearing his ACL. Pistons: 3-7, averaging 107.4 ...

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Wales star banned for Six Nations opener after breaking Covid rules

Wales star banned for Six Nations opener after breaking Covid rules

Wales Women have been placed in Pool A alongside France and Ireland, travelling to France on the weekend of April 3 before hosting Ireland the following weekend. Fixture dates, venues and kick-off t...

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Roberto Luongo will help pick Team Canada roster for 2022 Olympics | Offside

Roberto Luongo will help pick Team Canada roster for 2022 Olympics | Offside

Sweeney, general manager of the Boston Bruins, is also a Stanley Cup victor and helped Canada to gold at the 1997 world championship while Luongo helped his country win two Olympic gold medals. Top-li...

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