Queen Elizabeth II resumes royal duties 4 days after Prince Philip's demise

London, Apr 14 (UNI) Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has returned to royal duties four days after her husband Prince Philip's demise.

The queen hosted a ceremony as the Earl Peel stepped down as Lord Chamberlain, an event to mark the retirement of her househol

Brazil reports over 3k single-day deaths from nCoV

Brtasilia, Apr 14 (UNI) Brazil reported 3,808 deaths from Novel Coronavirus in the last 24 hours, raising its pandemic death toll to 358,425. 
According to the Ministry of Health, during the same period, tests detected 82,186 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total inf

Forty-two Yemeni migrants dead after boat capsizes

Sanaa, Apr 14 (UNI) At least 42 migrants have died in the aftermath of a smuggler’s boat capsizing near the coast of Djibouti, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said.
“At least 42 people have died after a boat operated by people smugglers, tran

Let's combat vaccine nationalism: China

Beijing, Apr 13 (UNI) As the COVID-19 pandemic is still spreading globally and the world economy is still facing the risk of recession, China's State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged countries to join hands and combat "vaccine nationalism". 

At least 20 people dead in bus accident in Peru

Lima, Apr 13 (UNI) At least 20 people died and over a dozen were injured in a bus accident in central Peru, Parobamba District authorities said.
The accident occurred on Monday when a bus drove off a road and overturned in Parobamba, one of the four districts in the Peruvi

Biden nominates Wormuth as first female Secretary of Army

Washington, Apr 13 (UNI) US President Joe Biden has nominated 11 officials to lead national security and law enforcement agencies, including the first female US Army Secretary Christine Wormuth, the White House said in a release.

"The President has tapped Chri

Conflicts leave 65 dead in Afghanistan

Kabul, Apr 12 (UNI) At least 65 people were killed in direct clashes and terrorist attacks in Afghanistan over the past 24 hours, an independent war monitoring group said on Monday.

"Over the past 24 hours, our team has documented 65 deaths, including six civi

Global nCoV cases tops 135.8 mln

Washington, Apr 12 (UNI) The number of global novel Coronavirus cases has topped 135.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.93 million on Monday, the Johns Hopkins University said.
The University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revea

NASA's Mars helicopter delays 1st flight

Washington, Apr 12 (UNI) NASA has chosen to reschedule its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter's first experimental flight on the Red Planet to no earlier than April 14, the agency announced.
The flight, the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet, was

6.1-magnitude earthquake kills 8 in Indonesia

Jakarta, Apr 12 (UNI) At least eight people were killed and 39 injured when an earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia’s East Java province, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
The agency’s spokesman Raditya Jati said on Sunday