20 January 2021
Skopje – An earthquake measuring from 3 to 4 degrees according to the European Macroseismic Scale was felt early Wednesday morning, at 03:39 am, in southwestern parts of the country.
Berlin – Germany’s lockdown was extended until February 14 and stricter mask rules were imposed for people in shops and on public transport, as Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that the country must “act now” to prevent Covid-19 case numbers from spiralling.
Washington – Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, capping off a chaotic election season in a country still divided by Donald Trump’s unfounded claims of voter fraud.
Washington – Donald Trump pardoned his former chief strategist Steve Bannon as part of a last-minute clemency spree before he leaves office.
New York – Kyrie Irving bought a home for the family of the late George Floyd, former NBA player Stephen Jackson said on a podcast.