The Cabinet announcements could be released in tranches, with groups of nominees focused on a specific top area, like the economy, national security or public health, being announced at once.
In a move aimed at hitting China, Lobsang Sangay, the president of Tibetan government-in-exile on Friday formally entered the United States White House. Lobsang Sangay is the first leader of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)to visit the White House in six decades.
The Seoul metropolitan region recorded 262 new cases on Friday, up from 218 cases on Thursday.
Joe Biden will be attempting to accomplish another feat: demonstrating to Americans that age is but a number and he’s up to the job.
In Tokyo, the daily infection rate reached a record 539 cases on Saturday.
At least eight people died after multiple rockets hit parts of Afghanistan's capital Kabul including areas near the Green Zone which houses many embassies and international firms.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a mega trade bloc comprising 15 countries signed the world's biggest free trade deal. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) - Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam - Australia, China, Japan, Korea and New Zealand, met virtually on 15 November 2020 and signed the agreement to help recover from the shocks of Covid-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, pro-democracy protesters in Thailand rallied at Bangkok's Democracy Monument under the name “Mob Fest” as the latest in a series of protests calling for significant reforms in government. Watch this and more in this edition of World Today.
Andrew Giuliani, son of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, has tested positive for coronavirus.
G20 leaders will meet this Saturday to discuss how to deal with the pandemic that has caused a global recession, Covid recovery plan and the distribution of the coronavirus vaccine.
Police have been searching for the suspect in a shooting at a suburban Milwaukee mall in Wisconsin that left multiple people injured.
After an Indian was shot in Qatar, his family is in shock and are seeking compensation from the government in Doha.
US President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr has tested positive for coronavirus and has been quarantining, his spokesperson said on Friday.