Biden could announce Cabinet picks as soon as next week

Biden could announce Cabinet picks as soon as next week

President-elect Joe Biden is moving quickly to fill out his administration and could name top leaders for his Cabinet as early as next week. Biden told reporters on Thursday that he’s already decided on who will lead the Treasury Department. That pick, along with his nominee for secretary of state, may be announced before Thanksgiving, […]

Joe Biden wins US presidency race

Joe Biden wins US presidency race

Democrat Joe Biden captured the US presidency on Saturday, several major television networks said, as voters narrowly rebuffed Republican incumbent Donald Trump’s tumultuous leadership and embraced Biden’s promise to fight the coronavirus pandemic and fix the economy in a divided nation. When the former vice president enters the White House on Jan. 20, the oldest […]

Pakistan to remain in ‘grey’ list of FATF till February 2021 following failure to take action against Maulana Masood Azhar

Pakistan to remain in ‘grey’ list of FATF till February 2021 following failure to take action against Maulana Masood Azhar

NEW DELHI: Pakistan will remain in FATF’s ‘grey’ list till February 2021 as it has failed to fulfill six key obligations of the global money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog that include failure to take action against two of India’s most wanted terrorists- and Hafiz Saeed, officials said on Friday. The virtual plenary of the […]

Northern hemisphere at ‘critical juncture’ with rising coronavirus cases, deaths: WHO

Northern hemisphere at ‘critical juncture’ with rising coronavirus cases, deaths: WHO

GENEVA: The head of the World Health Organization warns that countries in the Northern hemisphere are at a ‘critical juncture’ with rising cases and deaths.”The next few months are going to be very tough and some countries are on a dangerous track,” said WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a press briefing on Friday.”Many countries are […]