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The United Kingdom on Wednesday logged a new daily record of the number of people who have died within 28 days of testing positive for COVID-19 at 1,820, according to Public Health England. — Courtesy photo
January 21, 2021

UK registers new record of 1,820 COVID-19 deaths in one day

At least three people have died and 11 have been injured in a gas explosion that ripped the facade off a building in central Madrid on Wednesday, according to the city's mayor, José Luis Martínez-Almeida. — Courtesy photo
January 21, 2021

3 killed, several injured in Madrid as explosion rocks Spanish capital

 India is emerging as the savior in the battle against coronavirus as it officially began supplying locally-produced COVID-19 vaccines to its neighboring and key partner countries. — Courtesy photo
January 20, 2021

India emerging as savior in battle against COVID-19

Joseph R. Biden Jr. has been sworn in as president of the United States and Kamala Harris has become the first female Vice President in US history. — Courtesy photo
January 20, 2021

Biden sworn in as 46th US president

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Bahrain has witnessed a 43 percent increase in COVID-19 cases from Jan. 1 to 18 compared to Dec. 14 to 31 and 18 percent of cases registered during that period are of children between the ages of 0 to 17, the undersecretary at the country’s health ministry, Dr. Waleed Al Manea, said during a press conference here on Wednesday. — BNA photo
January 20, 2021

Bahrain sees 43 rise in COVID-19 cases in 18 days; ranks third globally in vaccination rate

January 20, 2021

Trump leaves ‘traditional’ note to Biden before inauguration

January 20, 2021

UN report sheds light on sustainable financing in Arab region

Egypt and Qatar have decided to resume diplomatic relations, the Egyptian foreign ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. — Courtesy photo
January 20, 2021

Egypt, Qatar agree to resume diplomatic relations

US President Donald Trump touted his achievements during his four-year term while speaking to supporters at Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday morning as he left Washington on his final day in office.— Courtesy photo
January 20, 2021

Trump leaves White House for last time as president

Kuwait recorded on Wednesday 442 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 159,264. — KUNA photo
January 20, 2021

Kuwait health ministry says coronavirus situation 'stable', reports 442 new cases

As many as 96.7 million (96,727,834) people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 2,068,306 have died.
January 20, 2021

Global coronavirus cases hits 96.7m; death toll crosses 2m

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