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Chile receives third shipment of Chinese vaccines
Santiago, Feb 26 (IANS) Chile received another shipment of anti-Covid-19 CoronaVac vaccines from Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac, following two earlier batches that arrived on January 28 and 31.
2021-02-26
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
Chile expects "herd immunity" against Covid-19 by midyear
Santiago, Feb 25 (IANS) Chile expects to have 80 per cent of its population vaccinated against the novel coronavirus disease by midyear, achieving so-called "herd immunity," Health Minister Enrique Paris said.
2021-02-25
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
Rockets fired at US Embassy in Baghdad; no casualties
Baghdad, Feb 23 (IANS) At least three rockets have been fired at the US Embassy in the heavily fortified Green Zone in Iraq's capital Baghdad, the media reported citing security sources.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Iraq,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Chile vaccinates over 2.8m people against Covid-19
Santiago, Feb 21 (IANS) The Chilean government reported on Saturday that 2,827,091 people had been vaccinated against Covid-19 via the mass vaccination program that began on February 3.
2021-02-21
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
IS attack kills 3 paramilitary members in Iraq
Baghdad, Feb 18 (IANS) Three paramilitary Hashd Shaabi members were killed and five others wounded in an attack by militants of extremist Islamic State (IS) group in Diyala province in Iraq, a security source said on Thursday.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Iraq,Terrorism
Chile vaccinates nearly 2.4mn people against Covid-19
Santiago, Feb 18 (IANS) Chile has vaccinated some 2.39 million people against Covid-19 two weeks after launching a mass vaccination campaign, the Health Ministry said.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
Rocket attack on US base in Iraq kills 1, wounds 6
Baghdad, Feb 16 (IANS) A civilian contractor was killed and six others including a soldier were wounded in a rocket attack that targeted Erbil airport, which houses a US-led coalition military base, in the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq, the US military said.
2021-02-16
Category: International, Iraq,Defence/Security
Iraq detects infections with new coronavirus variant
Baghdad, Feb 16 (IANS) Iraqi Minister of Health Hassan al-Tamimi said that the ministry detected cases of a new strain of coronavirus, while the ministry reported 2,798 new coronavirus cases in the country.
2021-02-16
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
'Food delivery service booms in Iraq amid pandemic'
Baghdad, Feb 15 (IANS) During the Covid pandemic, food delivery service surged in Iraq.
2021-02-15
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Iraq reimposes stricter restrictions
Baghdad, Feb 14 (IANS) Iraqi authorities have approved a package of health restrictions, including reimposing partial and full curfew starting from later this week due to a resurgence of new Covid cases.
2021-02-14
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Iraq invites 52 countries to monitor elections
Baghdad, Feb 11 (IANS) Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) has sent invitations to embassies of 52 countries to monitor the country's elections slated to take place on October 10, a poll official told the media.
2021-02-11
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Iraq reports 2,282 new Covid-19 cases, 634,539 in total
Baghdad, Feb 11 (IANS) The Iraqi Health Ministry reported on Wednesday 2,282 new Covid-19 cases, the highest daily record in 2021, bringing the tally to 634,539.
2021-02-11
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
Iraq vows to recover all artefacts stolen after US-led invasion
Baghdad, Feb 10 (IANS) Iraqi authorities have pledged to recover all the ancient artefacts that were stolen after the US-led invasion in 2003, a local media report said citing a top official.
2021-02-10
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Iraq resumes transporting oil derivatives by train
Baghdad, Feb 8 (IANS) The Iraqi Republic Railway Company (IRR) announced that it has resumed limited transportation of oil derivatives from the country's central region to the south in an attempt to revive the railway sector.
2021-02-08
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
10 bodies found in Iraq's Mosul
Baghdad, Feb 4 (IANS) Authorities in Iraq's Nineveh said that 10 bodies, believed to be of Islamic State (IS) militants, were retrieved under the debris of devastated buildings in the provincial capital of Mosul.
2021-02-04
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
Iraq warns of reimposing curfew
Baghdad, Feb 4 (IANS) Iraqi Health Minister Hassan al-Tamimi has warned that the health authorities might reimpose restrictions, including a nationwide curfew, if coronavirus cases continue to increase.
2021-02-04
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
23 bodies retrieved in Iraq's Mosul
Baghdad, Feb 2 (IANS) Authorities in Iraq's Nineveh said that 23 bodies, believed to be of Islamic State (IS) militants, were retrieved under the debris of devastated buildings in the provincial capital of Mosul.
2021-02-02
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
Top Iraqi officials meet GCC chief in Baghdad
Baghdad, Feb 2 (IANS) Top Iraqi officials held meetings with Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), who is on an official visit to Baghdad, aimed at means to enhance bilateral relations in all fields.
2021-02-02
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Iraqi PM confirms killing of deputy IS leader
Baghdad, Jan 29 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has announced the killing of the deputy leader of Islamic State (IS) terror group during a security operation.
2021-01-29
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
India juniors beat Chile seniors 2-1 in last match of tour
Santiago (Chile), Jan 25 (IANS) The Indian junior women's hockey team defeated Chile senior women's team 2-1 in their sixth and last match here at the Prince of Wales Country Club.
2021-01-25
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
Iraqi security forces continue anti-IS operation
Baghdad, Jan 25 (IANS) Iraqi security forces have continued its latest operation to hunt down Islamic State (IS) militants from all across the country after 32 people were killed in the twin suicide bombings last week in Baghdad.
2021-01-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
India juniors beat Chile seniors 2-0 in women's hockey
Santiago (Chile), Jan 24 (IANS) Maintaining their unbeaten streak during the tour of Chile, the Indian junior women's hockey team defeated Chile senior women's team 2-0 in their latest encounter. The two goals for India came in the last quarter through Sangita Kumari (48') and Sushma Kumari (56').
2021-01-24
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
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2021-01-24
Category: International, Iraq,National
Two earthquakes jolt Chile
Santiago, Jan 24 (IANS) Two earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted Chile's Magallanes and Antarctica region, with no reported casualties or damages, but authorities issued a tsunami warning after the first temblor.
2021-01-24
Category: International, Iraq,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
3 rockets fired at Baghdad airport
Baghdad, Jan 23 (IANS) The Iraqi military said on Saturday that three rockets were fired at the Baghdad airport, just three days after the capital city witnessed two back-to-back suicide bombings.
2021-01-23
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
Iraqi security forces launch new anti-IS operation
Baghdad, Jan 23 (IANS) Iraqi security forces have launched a new operation to hunt down Islamic State (IS) militants from all across the country after 32 people were killed in the twin suicide bombings in Baghdad earlier this week.
2021-01-23
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
Baghdad security breach won't be repeated: Iraqi PM
Baghdad, Jan 23 (IANS) In the wake of the twin suicide bombings in Baghdad earlier this week, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi pledged that a security breach in the capital city "would not be repeated", stressing the need to urgently address the challenges facing by the country's intelligence services.
2021-01-23
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
IS claims responsibility for Baghdad twin suicide bombings
Baghdad, Jan 22 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terror group has claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombings at a crowded market area in Baghdad, that killed 32 people and injured 116 others, Iraqi media reports said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
India junior hold Chile senior to 2-2 draw in women's hockey
Santiago (Chile), Jan 22 (IANS) A resilient performance from the Indian junior women's hockey team against the Chile senior team saw the two sides play out a well fought 2-2 draw in their recent encounter.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
21 killed in Baghdad twin suicide bombings (2nd Ld)
Baghdad, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed and 53 others injured on Thursday in twin suicide bombings at a crowded market area in Baghdad, according to Iraqi officials.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
13 killed in Baghdad twin suicide bombing
Baghdad, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 30 others injured on Thursday in twin suicide bombings at a crowded market area in Baghdad, according to Iraqi officials.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
5 killed in Baghdad market suicide blast
Baghdad, Jan 21 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 10 others injured on Thursday in a suicide blast at a marketplace in Baghdad, an Iraqi Interior Ministry source confirmed.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
India junior beat Chile senior 3-2 in women's hockey
Santiago (Chile), Jan 21 (IANS) An impressive outing by the Indian junior women's hockey team saw them make a comeback from a goal down to defeat the Chile senior team 3-2 in their third match on the Chile tour.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
Iraqi political bloc confirms commitment to withdrawing foreign forces
Baghdad, Jan 19 (IANS) A leading Iraqi political bloc has confirmed it would not retreat from demanding the government to implement Parliament's decision to withdraw foreign forces from the country.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
India beat Chile 4-2 in junior women's hockey
Santiago (Chile), Jan 19 (IANS) An inspiring performance in the last quarter of the match saw the Indian junior women's hockey team score thrice inside the last nine minutes to register a 4-2 win over the Chile junior women's team at the Prince of Wales Country Club in their second encounter of the tour.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
Dungdung's hat-trick helps India junior eves beat Chile
Santiago (Chile), Jan 18 (IANS) Beauty Dungdung scored a brilliant hat-trick as the Indian junior women's hockey team defeated Chile 5-3 to complete a highly successful return to the sport at the Prince of Wales Country Club.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
Iraq's electoral commission proposes to postpone polls to Nov
Baghdad, Jan 18 (IANS) The Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) has suggested to postpone the early parliamentary polls slated for June 6 to November 16, state media reported.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Forest fires in Chile consume over 3,200 hectares
Santiago, Jan 17 (IANS) The National Emergency Office of the Chilean Ministry of the Interior and Public Security (ONEMI) reported that 3,230 hectares of land have been consumed by forest fires in the past two days in the Valparaiso region.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Iraq,Environment/Wildlife
2 IS militants killed, 6 arrested in Iraq
Baghdad, Jan 17 (IANS) Iraqi security forces killed two Islamic State (IS) terrorists and arrested six others from across the country, the military said.
2021-01-17
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
Iraq reports bird flu outbreak
Baghdad, Jan 16 (IANS) A bird flu outbreak has been detected in Iraq's Salahudin province, authorities said, adding that all protective measures have been taken to contain the spread of the virus.
2021-01-16
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
Iraq bans travel to 20 countries
Baghdad, Jan 14 (IANS) Iraq has adopted several new restrictive measures against the Covid-19 pandemic, including a ban on travel to 20 countries where the new novel coronavirus strain has spread.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
We're looking to gain as much as we can from Chile tour, says Dungdung
Santiago (Chile), Jan 12 (IANS) Beauty Dungdung, one of the young forwards in the Indian junior women's hockey team, has said that the team is feeling confident in its abilities and would put up a good show in the upcoming matches on the ongoing Chile tour.
2021-01-12
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
Iraqi prez warns against foreign interference in Iraq's internal affairs
Baghdad, Jan 11 (IANS) Iraqi President Barham Salih warned against any foreign interference in Iraq's internal affairs and urged respect for Iraq's sovereignty.
2021-01-11
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Chile reports record single-day Covid-19 cases since June 2020
Santiago, Jan 10 (IANS) The Chilean Ministry of Health reported 4,361 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike since the peak of the pandemic in June 2020.
2021-01-10
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
Iraq warns of reimposing curfew
Baghdad, Jan 10 (IANS) The Iraqi Ministry of Health has warned of reimposing a nationwide curfew if there was an increase in new coronavirus infections due to the non-compliance of citizens with the protective measures.
2021-01-10
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Chile reports 2,289 new Covid-19 cases
Santiago, Jan 4 (IANS) Chile registered 2,289 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, for a total of 618,191 cases, which increased the nationwide infection tally to 618,191, the Ministry of Health reported.
2021-01-04
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
Iraqi militia leaders call for withdrawal of foreign forces from Iraq
Baghdad, Jan 4 (IANS) Iraqi militia leaders on Sunday called for the withdrawal of foreign forces from Iraq on the first anniversary of a US drone strike that killed two senior commanders of Shiite militias.
2021-01-04
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Chile reports highest new Covid-19 cases in 5 months
Santiago, Jan 2 (IANS) Chile's Ministry of Health reported 3,588 new coronavirus cases, the highest single day spike since July 5 (3,685), raising the overall infection tally to 612,564.
2021-01-02
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
Iran to resume full gas exports to Iraq
Baghdad, Dec 30 (IANS) Iran's Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian has confirmed that his country will resume full natural gas exports to Iraq after reducing the supplies due to unpaid bills, which caused an acute electricity shortage in Iraq.
2020-12-30
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Chile reports 28% jump in new Covid-19 cases
Santiago, Dec 29 (IANS) Chile has registered a 28 per cent increase in the number of new coronavirus cases in the past two weeks, the Ministry of Health said.
2020-12-29
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine