Washington DC [US], December 4 (ANI/Sputnik): US Justice Department officials and Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou are currently negotiating a possible plea deal that would allow her to return to China from Canada, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the situation.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 4 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray congratulated Solapur ZP School teacher Ranjitsinh Disale who has been chosen for the coveted one million dollars Global Teacher Prize 2020.
Washington DC [US], December 4 (ANI): US President Donald Trump's administration has labelled four more Chinese companies, including Beijing's top chipmaker SMIC and oil giant CNOOC, as being controlled by the country's military, the US Department of Defense (DOD) has said.
Vienna [Austria], December 4 (ANI/Xinhua): The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC countries decided at a meeting on Thursday to increase oil production by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) in January 2021.
New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said we need to develop greater synergies between natural gas producing and consuming nations to seize the opportunities presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], December 4 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday launched 15 online services of the Department of Fisheries and Livestock Development through video conferencing.
Washington DC [US], December 4 (ANI): China is the greatest global threat to democracy and freedom since the end of World War II and warning that a bipartisan response is needed in the US to counter Beijing's growing influence, according to the US Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe.
Washington DC [US], December 4 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday asked the top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci to join his administration and to lead his team of medical advisers to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], December 4 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Thursday said he is ready to volunteer for the COVID-19 vaccine trial and he will also speak to the doctors regarding the process.
New York [US], December 4 (ANI/Sputnik): The United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO) should declare COVID-19 vaccines global public goods, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said at the UN General Assembly on Thursday.
New York [US], December 4 (ANI): The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is seeking USD 6.4 billion for next year (2021), to reach 300 million people, including 190 million children, for its largest emergency funding appeal, UNICEF said in a statement on Thursday.