Top ten world news: China warms up to Biden, Modi to soon receive Covid jab, and more

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Jan 21, 2021, 08.03 PM(IST)

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Here are the top ten headlines that ruled the international arena today!

A visibly relieved China warms up to Joe Biden, congratulates him

China on Thursday congratulated new US President Joe Biden, asking him to heal and rebuild the severely damaged bilateral ties by his predecessor Donald Trump | READ MORE

PM Narendra Modi to receive coronavirus jab in second phase: Reports

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive coronavirus vaccine in the second phase of the mass vaccination drive launched last week, sources said on Thursday | READ MORE

Kamala Harris' Indian family is waiting for her to become president

Kamala Harris' family in India huddled around their television set to watch her inauguration as she created history on Wednesday | READ MORE

Philippines: Magnitude 7 earthquake detected at sea

A major earthquake was detected at sea near the Philippines on Thursday evening | READ MORE

In an about-turn, US thanks WHO for leading global Covid response

The new US administration on Thursday thanked the World Health Organisation (WHO) for leading the global pandemic response and vowed to remain a member state | READ MORE

China to gift Pakistan half million doses of Sinopharm vaccine

China will provide half a million doses of its Sinopharm COVID-19 free of cost to Pakistan by January 31 | READ MORE

It's going to be legendary at 21 mins past 9 tonight. And we're intrigued!

Every once in a while, there comes a date that proves to be a bit more legendary than other numbers on a calendar. January 21, 2021 is one of those days | READ MORE

Mars' glaciers give insights on the planet's many ice ages

A new study on glaciers has said that Mars has been hit by six and 20 ice ages in the past 300 to 800 million years | READ MORE 

Cautious welcome for Biden in Gulf amid yet uncertain Iran policy

Print media in Arab states of the Gulf gave a cautious welcome to US President Joe Biden who was sworn in as 46th President of the USA on Wednesday | READ MORE

Biden unveils ambitious Covid strategy on first day of office

The newly formed administration in the United States, led by Joe Biden, unveiled a detailed Covid-19 roadmap Thursday to boost vaccinations and testing while centering scientific expertise | READ MORE

Mongolian PM resigns after protests over Covid-19 mother's treatment

Mongolia's prime minister resigned Thursday following protests and public outrage over the treatment of a coronavirus patient and her newborn baby | READ MORE

Russia tells social networks: Stop promoting anti-Kremlin Navalny protests to minors

Russia has asked social networks, including the video-sharing app TikTok, to stop the spread of posts encouraging minors to take part in unsanctioned rallies on Saturday in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny | READ MORE

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