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Shakib Al Hasan’s 4 for 8 leads Bangladesh…

ESPNcricinfo Shakib Al Hasan, who was serving a one-year ban for not reporting a corrupt approach from 2019, had a fruitful return to international cricket as his 4 for 8 helped Bangladesh beat an…

WhatsApp extends ‘confusing’ update…

Source: BBC News By Zoe Kleinman Technology reporter WhatsApp has extended the deadline by which its two billion users must either accept its updated terms and conditions or stop using the service.…

UN: COVID-19 Herd Immunity Unlikely In 2021…

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization’s chief scientist warned that even as numerous countries start rolling out vaccination programs to stop COVID-19, herd immunity is highly unlikely this…

Trump Hits Cuba With New Terrorism Sanctions In…

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday re-designated Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism,” hitting the country with new sanctions that could hamstring President-elect Joe Biden’s…

World Leaders Express Shock At Storming Of US…

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Leaders around the world condemned the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, expressing shock at the chaos unfolding in a country…

Johnson Orders New National Lockdown

LONDON (AP): Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday a new national lockdown for England until at least mid-February to combat a fast-spreading new variant of the coronavirus, even as Britain…

Trump Extends Green Card, Work Visas Ban

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump has extended pandemic-related bans on green cards and work visas to large groups of applicants through March 31, while a federal appeals court sided with him on…

Covid-19: Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine…

By James Gallagher and Nick Triggle BBC News The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has been approved for use in the UK, with the first doses due to be given on Monday amid rising coronavirus cases. The UK…

WHO Calls For Expanded Measures To Find COVID-19…

BERLIN — The head of the World Health Organization says it’s important to step up genomic sequencing worldwide to ensure that new variants of the coronavirus are detected as the pandemic enters its…

AstraZeneca: Shot Will Be Effective Against…

LONDON (AP): The head of drugmaker AstraZeneca, which is developing a coronavirus vaccine widely expected to be approved by UK authorities this week, said Sunday that researchers believe the shot will…