World News Headlines, Latest International News, World Breaking News - Times of India World News: TOI brings the latest world news headlines, Current International breaking news world wide. In depth analysis and top news headlines world wide.
Erdogan says he hopes France gets rid of President Macron
on 4 December 2020 at 23:19
Turkey's president has renewed his vitriolic attacks on French President Emmanuel Macron, saying he hopes France will get rid of him soon.
WHO chief warns poor could be 'trampled' in vaccine push
on 4 December 2020 at 22:17
The head of the World Health Organization warned Friday that the poor risk being "trampled" as wealthy nations roll out Covid-19 vaccines, which he said should be a public good.
Qatar rules out normalisation of Israel ties for now
on 4 December 2020 at 19:22
Qatar's foreign minister said Friday that his country remains committed to the creation of a Palestinian state with its capital in east Jerusalem, and that progress on that front would need to be “at the core” of any agreement to normalize relations with Israel.
UK says Brexit talks 'are at a difficult point'
on 4 December 2020 at 18:25
Britain's government on Friday said Brexit talks with the European Union had reached a "difficult" moment and rejected any deal that impedes on UK sovereignty. "Time is in very short supply. We are at a difficult point in the talks," Prime Minister Boris Johnson's official spokesman told reporters.
1 killed, 7 hurt in autorickshaw blast in Pakistan
on 4 December 2020 at 17:47
Xi sends condolences over death of former French president
on 4 December 2020 at 16:46
UK drugs regulator defends fast pace of vaccine approval
on 4 December 2020 at 15:30
World War II veteran beats Covid, marks 104th birthday
on 4 December 2020 at 15:14
"I'm just thankful that they were able to treat him so quickly and we were able to get him tested," said McDonald, adding: "It's amazing that a 104 year old survived COVID." Madison Hospital shared video of Wooten wearing a face mask and waving while workers sang "Happy birthday dear Pop Pop" as he was discharged in a wheelchair decorated with balloons on Tuesday, two days before his actual birthday.
US intelligence director says China is top threat to America
on 4 December 2020 at 15:12
AstraZeneca and Oxford's stories clash on Covid-19 vaccine
on 4 December 2020 at 14:45
The discrepancy, reported for the first time by Reuters, centres on the regimen administered to a smaller group of volunteers in the late-stage trials, of half a dose followed by a full dose. This diverged from the original plan of two full doses, given to the majority of participants. The half-dose pattern was found to be 90% effective, versus the 62% success rate of the two-full-dose main study, based on interim data.
Uighur Muslims forced to eat pork on Fridays
on 4 December 2020 at 14:09
US House of Representatives passes legislation to promote Gandhi legacies
on 4 December 2020 at 11:29
Witten by civil rights icon John Lewis, who died early this year, and co-sponsored by Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera, the Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act authorises the State Department, in cooperation with the Indian government, to establish an annual educational forum for scholars from both countries that focuses on the legacies of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.
Over 1,600 Rohingya head for remote Bangladesh island: Navy official
on 4 December 2020 at 10:08
Canada targeting January for start of Covid vaccine delivery
on 4 December 2020 at 08:45
"We are hard at it ... so that we are certain to be ready when [the vaccine] comes in January," Fortin told reporters on Thursday. Last week, the government installed Fortin as Vice President for Logistics and Operations at the Public Health Agency of Canada. He said government tapped the military in spring to help with the Covid-19 vaccine distribution.
California monolith pops up after finds in Utah, Romania
on 4 December 2020 at 08:42
The 3-sided, 10-foot-tall, 200-pound monolith in California was similar to two others discovered recently in the Utah desert and in Romania. Like those structures, the origin of the California edifice is also unknown.
Global virus toll passes 1.5 million as nations plan for vaccine
on 4 December 2020 at 08:19
Among first acts, Biden to call for 100 days of mask-wearing
on 4 December 2020 at 08:06
"On the first day I'm inaugurated, I'm going to ask the public for 100 days to mask. Just 100 days to mask - not forever, just 100 days. And I think we'll see a significant reduction" in the virus, the president-elect said.
Gregory Meeks elected as 1st Black House foreign affairs chairman
on 4 December 2020 at 07:52
Kamala Harris picks all-female slate of senior staff
on 4 December 2020 at 07:43
British and US officials spar over swift approval of vaccine
on 4 December 2020 at 07:26