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Catarina locked down in the hotel where she works in Luanda to ensure it kept running during the pandemic. She is one of many Angolans making an effort to keep the country's economy running smoothly during the health crisis.
The US has said that it will be delivering COVID-19 relief materials worth over USD 100 million to India in the coming days, as the first flight carrying urgent health supplies left for the country. The flight took off from the Travis Air Force Base on the world's largest military aircraft on Wednesday night, the US Agency for International Development said. The shipment includes 440 oxygen cylinders and regulators, generously donated by the state of California, USAID said. In addition, on this first flight, USAID is sending 960,000 Rapid Diagnostic Tests to identify infections early to help prevent the community spread of COVID-19, and 100,000 N95 masks to protect India's frontline healthcare heroes, it added. Watch the full video for more details.
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In an exclusive interview to ANI, Indian Ambassador to US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu said the help from the United States during 2nd wave of COVID-19 in the country reflected strong partnership between the two countries. "This evening, US' C-5 aircraft, with oxygen cylinders, oxygen regulators and other essential supplies, has taken off from California and it's expected to land in Delhi tomorrow. There'll be perhaps more such sorties that will be undertaken. On 26th April, President Joe Biden spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and expressed solidarity. The conversation was warm, positive and fruitful. President Biden reaffirmed that US is determined to support India's efforts to contain the COVID pandemic," said Indian Ambassador to US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu. He further said, "President Biden also very quickly deployed resources that included oxygen equipment, supplies, therapeutics, ventilators and other critical material for vaccine manufacturing in India. Simultaneously there are being conversations between EAM and US Secretary of State, NSA and India's NSA. You also saw tweets by Vice President and other senior cabinet ministers. This entire thing reflects strong partnership between the two countries. US and its leadership has clearly stated in public that during this trying time, US will stand shoulder to shoulder with India."
Geneva's town centre was bracing for a high-stakes presidential summit between US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
Extra police officers and military personnel were deployed along the Swiss city's lakefront.
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President Joe Biden responds to CNN’s Kaitlan Collins’ question regarding his meeting with Russian President Vladmir Putin, firing back that he’s “not confident” Putin will change his behavior. President Biden later apologized
Former President Donald Trump pressed the Justice Department during his waning weeks in office to join his failed effort to overturn his election defeat based on his false claims of voting fraud, but its leaders refused, with one decrying the "pure insanity" of the claims, documents released on Tuesday showed. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
New emails show how former President Donald Trump’s White House assistant, chief of staff and other allies pressured the Justice Department to investigate claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election. CNN’s Whitney Wild reports.
U.S. President Joe Biden will hold a solo news conference after meeting his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week, denying him an elevated international platform to castigate the West and sow discord. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
The White House warned corporate executives and business leaders on Thursday to step up security measures to protect against ransomware attacks after intrusions disrupted operations at a meatpacking company and a southeastern oil pipeline. Freddie Joyner has more
China has suspended the import of frozen seafood products from six Indian marine export companies for a week. This comes after Chinese customs claimed they found traces of coronavirus were detected on..