Day: January 1, 2021

CGTN: After ‘extraordinary’ 2020, what are Xi Jinping’s expectations for 2021?

January 1, 2021

BEIJING, Jan. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — 2021, a year that marks the beginning of China’s new five-year plan period and the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), is knocking at the door. What are Chinese President Xi Jinping’s expectations for 2021, especially after the country’s hard-won achievements in 2020? Clues can be found […]

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مع اتباع كافة التدابير الوقائية برج خليفة ووسط مدينة دبي يشهدان احتفالاً مبهراً بليلة رأس السنة الجديدة

January 1, 2021

عروض الليزر والأضواء حملت رسالة شكر للعاملين في الخطوط الأمامية حيث يشاهده الآلاف مباشرة على موقع يوتيوب وتطبيق زوم. احتفت “إعمار” بالعمل الجماعي من خلال عرض رسائل التهنئة بالعام الجديد من جميع أنحاء العالم على برج خليفة يمكن للمقيمين في دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة وزوارها الاستمتاع بمشاهدة العروض المتكررة لغاية مارس دبي، الإمارات العربية المتحدة،1 […]

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urkey confirms 1st cases of UK coronavirus strain

January 1, 2021

Turkey announced its first cases of the UK coronavirus variant on Friday while stressing that all precautionary measures were being taken. “In the investigations made due to the mutation originating from the UK, mutated viruses were detected in 15 people who entered the country from the UK and the required measures have been adopted,” said […]

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ortugal takes over rotating EU presidency

January 1, 2021

Portugal officially assumed the rotating presidency of the Council of European Union on Friday, Jan. 1, with a motto of “a fair, green and digital recovery”. The COVID-19 pandemic and Brexit will be the main agenda of the EU for the next six months under Portugal’s presidency, taken over from Germany. The EU will specifically […]

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S pulls warship from Mideast amid Iran tensions

January 1, 2021

The US announced Thursday is recalling the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier from the Middle East after a nearly 10-month deployment amid tensions with Iran. The Nimitz will return to its home port in Norfolk, Virginia, according to the Pentagon. “The Nimitz team provided persistent air cover during the troop drawdowns in Afghanistan and conducted operations […]

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alatasaray defender hurt in New Year’s Eve party

January 1, 2021

Galatasaray’s Norwegian football player Omar Elabdellaoui was injured in his face and eyes during the New Year’s Eve party at home late Thursday when a firework in his hand burst to hurt the 29-year-old. The Istanbul club said that Elabdellaoui was rushed to hospital over the unfortunate accident to have an initial treatment. It added […]

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ournalist killed on 1st day of new year in Afghanistan

January 1, 2021

The editor of a local radio station was killed by unknown assailants in Afghanistan on the first day of 2021 amid a string of targeted assassinations, an official confirmed on Friday. Bismillah Aadil, editor of the local Sadai Ghor radio was shot dead in Feroz Koh city, police spokesman Nek Mohammad told Anadolu Agency. He […]

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020 Anadolu Agency photo contest winners announced

January 1, 2021

Winners of Anadolu Agency’s Photos of the Year contest has been announced Friday. Marking the essential events of 2020, the contest of Turkey’s largest news provider featured 76 images from various parts of the world in three categories — news, life and sports. A total of 394,624 people joined the voting throughout December. Ozkan Bilgin’s […]

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