Indian embassy in US mourns loss of eight lives in Indianapolis shooting

Washington, Apr 17(UNI) The Indian Embassy in the United States has condoled the death of eight people, including four Sikhs, in a mass shooting incident at FedEx facility in Indianapolis.

'We convey our heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost t

Ready to meet N Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, says Japanese Prime Minister

Washington, Apr 17 (UNI) Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said that he is ready to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without preconditions to establish a fruitful relationship between the two countries and seek a solution to the issue of abductees.

Argentina registers record 29,472 new COVID-19 cases over past 24 hours: Health Ministry

Buenos Aires, Apr 17 (UNI) Argentina has registered 29,472 new COVID-19 cases within the past 24 hours, marking the largest daily increase since the start of the outbreak, the national Ministry of Health said.
The death toll has risen by 160 to 59,084 people within the sam

US, Japan committed to meeting zero net carbon emissions by 2050: Biden

Washington, Apr 17 (UNI) The United States and Japan are committed to meeting the zero net carbon emissions goal by 2050, but will first set and achieve other goals by 2030, President Joe Biden said during a press briefing.

"Japan and the United states are bot

President nominates Kim Boo-kyum as new S Korean Prime Minister

Seoul, Apr 16 (UNI) South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday nominated interior minister Kim Boo-kyum as the new Prime Minister of the country.
The nomination will now have to get approved in the parliamentary confirmation hearings.
Apart from the Prime Minister

Eight killed in Indianapolis shooting

Washington, Apr 16 (UNI) Eight people were killed a FedEx facility in the US city of Indianapolis on late Thursday, police said. 
The person who opened fire died by suicide, WRTV broadcaster reported, quoting the police spokesperson Genae Cook.
According to Ind

Curfew extended, over 20 people arrested during 4th night of unrest in US' Brooklyn center

Washington, Apr 15 (UNI) Minnesota police arrested 24 people for violating the curfew and inciting riots on the fourth night of protests against the fatal police shooting of Black man Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, US media report, citing authorities.


Argentina President, infected with COVID-19

Buenos Aires, Apr 15 (UNI) Argentina President Alberto Fernandez, infected with the COVID-19, will return to work on April 15, the head of state's medical team said.
"The president is feeling good, he has no symptoms. On Thursday, April 15, he will resume his norm

Biden announces troops withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept 11

Washington, Apr 15 (UNI) US President Joe Biden announced that US will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by September 11.
"US troops, as well as forces deployed by our NATO allies and operational partners, will be out of Afghanistan before we mark the 20th annivers

Seventeen people killed by roadside blast in Somalia

Mogadishu, Apr 15 (UNI) At least 17 people died as a result of a roadside bomb that hit a minibus not far from Somalia's capital of Mogadishu, media reported. 
According to the Garowe Online media outlet, two people also sustained injuries in the explosion, which