Day: January 3, 2021

Schalke extend winless run to 30 matches in Bundesliga

January 3, 2021

Hertha Berlin shutout Schalke 04 3-0 at home Saturday with the visitors extending their winless streak to 30 matches in the Bundesliga. Hertha secured a comfortable win with goals by Matteo Guendouzi, Jhon Cordoba and Krzystof Piatek at the Olympiastadion. After completing 2020 with only one win in the Bundesliga, Schalke 04 were seeking a […]

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Russia vaccinates over 800,000 people against COVID-19

January 3, 2021

More than 800,000 people in Russia were vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, the country’s health minister said on Saturday. Giving details about the Sputnik V vaccine in Tver province, Mikhail Murashko said mass vaccination continues in the country. Underlining that Russia started vaccinating people aged over 60, he said that more than 1.5 million vaccines […]

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India approves 2 COVID-19 vaccines for ’emergency use’

January 3, 2021

India’s drug regulatory authority approved on Sunday two coronavirus vaccines for “restricted use in an emergency situation,” a day after an expert panel made recommendations to the regulatory body. Addressing a news conference in the capital New Delhi, Dr. Venugopal G Somani, the drugs controller general of India, announced that they have accepted the expert […]

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Montenegro confirms 267 new coronavirus cases

January 3, 2021

Montenegro confirmed 267 new cases of the coronavirus, health authorities announced on Saturday. There have been no deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Institute of Public Health (IPH). A total of 104 of the infected people are from the capital Podgorica. “Since yesterday’s cross-section, no deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported to […]

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NBA: 76ers beat Hornets for third win in row

January 3, 2021

The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Charlotte Hornets 127-112 in the NBA on Saturday, behind Tobias Harris’ all-around performance. Harris scored 24 points, grabbed nine rebounds, dished out six assists, and made four steals, while sharp-shooter Seth Curry contributed 21 points on 3/6 shooting from the three-point range. Sixers’ star duo Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons […]

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US senators to dispute Electoral College certification

January 3, 2021

Eleven Republican senators are planning to object to the Electoral College results this week, calling for an emergency audit in disputed states. In a statement, senators and senator-elects, led by Sen. Ted Cruz, said the Nov. 3 presidential election saw voter fraud allegations, violations and irregularities. Their move came days after Sen. Josh Hawley said […]

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Yemen: Aden airport set to open after attacks

January 3, 2021

Aden International Airport in southern Yemen is set to open on Sunday, four days after rocket attacks which killed at least 26 people and injured more than 100. Flights will resume on Sunday upon orders from Transport Minister Abdel-Salam Hameed, the official Saba news agency reported. “We have a major challenge that requires us to […]

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UN, Somalia condemn al-Shabaab attack outside Mogadishu

January 3, 2021

The Somali government and the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) condemned a suicide attack which killed five people, including two Turkish nationals and offered their condolences. Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble late Saturday paid a visit to the Erdogan Hospital in the capital Mogadishu, where the wounded were taken for treatment. “They are […]

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