President Trump takes off his face mask as he comes out on a White House balcony to speak to supporters gathered on the South Lawn for a campaign rally. Photo: Reuters The most dramatic political show in the recent history of the United States of America is coming to its logical conclusion.

Twitter/FJ/via Several people reportedly injured in strong explosion in Spanish capitalLocal TV shows street covered in debrisAuthorities "evacuating residents" to Hotel Ganivet, says local media MADRID: At least two people were killed and several others injured when a strong explosion on Wednesday rocked a building located in the Spanish capital, witnesses and international media said, with images from local television and the emergency services showing the street covered in debris.

Kamala Harris, flanked by husband Doug Emhoff, is sworn in as the 49th US Vice President by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on January 20, 2021, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. ? AFP/Brendan Smialowski Former California senator Kamala Harris was sworn in as vice president of the United States on Wednesday, the first woman ever to hold the post.

Prime Minister Imran Khan. ? File photo Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday congratulated US President Joe Biden on his inauguration and said he looks forward to building stronger US-Pak ties. "I congratulate President JoeBiden on his inauguration. Look forward to working with POTUS in building a stronger Pak-US partnership through trade and economic engagement, countering climate change, improving public health, combating corruption and promoting peace in region and beyond," the prime minister wrote in a message on Twitter.

United Airlines said on Wednesday it aims to cut about $2 billion of annual costs through 2023 as it charts a recovery from the coronavirus pandemic that drove its fourth straight quarterly loss. Airlines are counting on COVID-19 vaccines to boost travel demand later this year but warn that the strength of a rebound will largely depend on the pace of vaccine rollouts, particularly as coronavirus cases keep rising.

US President Joe Biden speaks at an event in Wilmington, Delaware, US, March 12, 2020. ? REUTERS/Carlos Barria/Files Here's how world leaders are reacting to US President Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, replacing his Republican predecessor, Donald Trump. Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan "I congratulate President @JoeBiden on his inauguration. Look forward to working with @POTUS in building a stronger Pak-US partnership through trade & economic engagement, countering climate change, improving public health, combating corruption & promoting peace in region & beyond."

LONDON: British manufacturers expect a sharp fall in output in the three months ahead and there were widespread concerns about COVID and Brexit-related problems hindering the supply of components and materials, a survey showed on Thursday. The Confederation of British Industry’s quarterly measure of expected new orders fell to -17 compared with a reading of zero in the previous survey in October.

NEW DELHI: A big fire on Thursday at the Serum Institute of India killed five people, a government official told reporters, but the world’s biggest vaccine maker said it would not affect production of the AstraZeneca coronavirus shot. Videos and pictures showed black smoke billowing from a multi-storey building in SII’s massive headquarters complex in the city of Pune in Maharashtra state.

Mike Pompeo, pictured here on Capitol Hill in May 2017. ? Reuters/FileThe individuals' "crazy actions have gravely interfered in China's internal affairs", says Chinese foreign ministryThe people are prohibited from entering the mainland of China, Hong Kong and MacaoThe individuals include Michael R Pompeo, Peter K Navarro, Robert C O'Brien, and others Hours after former president Donald Trump left the White House, China imposed sanctions on 28 US individuals as their "crazy actions [...]

(Clockwise from top L): Barrister Zafar Ali QC, Broadsheet CEO Kaveh Moussavi, Management consultant Dr. Kersten Pucks and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England Wales Shaid Iqbal. ? Photos provided by author Three people who Kaveh Moussavi claims acted on behalf of the Pakistani government have accused the Broadsheet CEO of lying The three are: Barrister Zafar Ali QC; Dr.