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Hurricane Ida: Twenty two dead in New York City, New Jersey and Pennsylvania as Ida brings flash flooding | World News

NEW YORK: A stunned US East Coast faced a rising death toll, surging rivers, tornado damage and continuing calls for rescue on Thursday after the remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped the region with record-breaking rain, drowning more than 40 people in their homes and cars. In a region that had been warned about potentially deadly […]

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ISIS Beatle Alexanda Kotey Pleads Guilty In US Court To Killing Hostages, Including Americans

Alexanda Kotey has been accused of conspiring to kidnap and murder western hostages Alexandria, United States: Alexanda Kotey, a member of the notorious Islamic State kidnapping cell dubbed the “Beatles,” pleaded guilty Thursday in a US court to charges of conspiring to murder four American hostages. The federal court in Alexandria, Virginia outside Washington had […]

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Taiwan receives its first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines after a monthslong delay.

The first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines arrived in Taiwan on Thursday morning, health officials said. The delivery of the 930,000 doses came after a monthslong struggle to acquire BioNTech’s vaccines on the island. In May, President Tsai Ing-wen attributed the delay to “China’s intervention.” A Chinese company, Fosun Pharma, claimed exclusive commercial rights to the […]

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After U.S. Meeting, Guatemala Sees End To Remote Border Deportations

GUATEMALA CITY: The United States will send immigration deportees back to Guatemala directly by air, the Central American country’s foreign minister said on Thursday, in a policy shift that may end a practice by which hundreds of deportees were left at a remote jungle border. Foreign Minister Pedro Brolo’s comments followed meetings at the White […]