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America is back and ready to lead the world: Joe Biden
International

America is back and ready to lead the world: Joe Biden

Washington: Declaring “America is back,” President-elect Joe Biden has introduced his key national security and foreign policy officials and said the incoming administration is ready to lead the world and once again sit at the head of the table. Signaling a sharp shift from outgoing Republican President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy over the last four years, Biden said America is “ready to confront our adversaries, not reject our allies. And ready to stand up for our values.” Speaking from his transition center in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, Biden, a Democrat, introduced his six top officials and highlighted the need to rebuild alliances, as well as tackling the corona virus pandemic and climate change. World leaders, he said, were “looking forward to the United St...
Football legend Diego Maradona passes away at 60
International, Sports

Football legend Diego Maradona passes away at 60

Argentina: Football legend Diego Maradona has died, aged 60, according to Argentine media reports. He had been discharged from hospital just two weeks ago after undergoing surgery for a blood clot in the brain. Maradona underwent surgery on November 3 after which his personal doctor LeopoldoLuque said that Maradona was suffering from confusion caused by “abstinence”. He, however, recovered enough to leave the hospital and was taken to a house in Tigre, on the northern outskirts of Buenos Aires. His lawyer MatiasMorla said the 1986 FIFA World Cup winner was feeling well after overcoming “maybe the toughest time of his life”. Widely rated as the greatest player of all time, Maradona was captain when Argentina won the 1986 World Cup. The tournament featured a number of sublime performa...