Sat, 19 Sep 2020

Neymar to lead Brazil in World Cup qualifying

Brazil coach Tite kept faith with a troubledGoalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool/ENG), Santos (Athletico Paranaense) Weverton (Palmeiras)Defenders: Danilo (Juventus/ITA), Gabriel Menino (Palmeiras), ...

RITES announces share buyback at Rs 265 per share

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Sep 19 (ANI): The board of directors at government-owned RITES Ltd has approved buy-back of 96.98 lakh ...

Pompeo Lands in Brazil on Third Stop of Latin American Tour

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Friday in Brazil and visited a Venezuelan refugee processing center, while calling for ...

President Infantino claims FIFA purged of 'toxic' corruption

FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Friday defended his fight "against corruption" in football in spite of being under criminal investigation ...

A week in Covid-19: infections rise, notably in Europe

As the number of infections increase across the world, and especially in Europe, here is a weekly roundup of developments ...

European Countries Announce New Coronavirus Restrictions

European countries announced new coronavirus restrictions Friday, one day after the World Health Organization warned infections have started to spread ...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 30 mln: WHO

A man wearing a face mask walks by a memorial for COVID-19 victims in front of Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn ...

Pompeo Wraps Up Historic Visits to Suriname, Guyana

In a historic first-ever trip to Suriname and Guyana by a U.S. secretary of state, Mike Pompeo met with those ...

Mosquito-borne viruses linked to stroke

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): A deadly combination of two mosquito-borne viruses may be a trigger for stroke, suggest the ...

Inter Miami confirm Higuain's signing

Miami [USA], September 18 (ANI): Inter Miami on Friday announced the signing of Gonzalo Higuain as a designated player. The ...

Inter Miami sign international F Higuain

Standout international striker Gonzalo Higuain is joining Inter Miami. He most recently played for Juventus, and the 32-year-old Argentina native ...

Hockey has made us financially independent, says Rani Rampal

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 18 (ANI): In an attempt to encourage youngsters to take up hockey, women's skipper Rani Rampal ...

Interim President Jeanine Áaez Quits Bolivia Presidential Race

Bolivian Interim President Jeanine Anez says she has dropped out of the nation's presidential race in an effort to block ...

Wildfire Smoke a Growing Health Problem

The world's worst air this week is not in pollution hot spots like India or China. It's in the western ...

UN urges solidarity, cooperation as global COVID-19 cases top 30 million

A Palestinian artist paints a mural in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah, on Sept. 13, 2020. (Photo by ...

Latest COVID-19 watch: Global COVID-19 cases surpass 30 mln

People wearing face masks walk on the Trocadero Place near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, Sept. 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Gao ...

Italian teen logs another upset win in Rome

Italian qualifier Lorenzo Musetti pulled off a second consecutive upset Thursday, beating Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-4 in the second ...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 30 mln: Johns Hopkins University

The United States reported the most cases and deaths around the world, which stood at 6,669,322 and 197,554, respectively.NEW YORK, ...

Report: Atlanta United to acquire M/F Moreno on transfer

Atlanta United FC reportedly are set to add forward/midfielder Marcelino Moreno from Argentina as their new designated player to replace ...

Bartomeu to face vote of no confidence from Barcelona members

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu is set to face a vote of no confidence after a petition to remove him ...

Roglic in Tour de France control as Ineos duo shine in Alpine break

Slovenia's Primoz Roglic retained his lead on compatriot Tadej Pogacar atop the Tour de France standings after stage 18 as ...

Brazil President's Third Health Minister is Sworn In

General Eduardo Pazuello has become Brazil's third health minister after taking the job on an interim basis in April.Pazuello, who ...

US Vows to Restore International Sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON - The United States vowed to assert a "snapback" of all prior international sanctions on Iran, effective 8 p.m. Eastern ...

Neymar banned two matches as league opens racism probe

Neymar received a two-match ban Wednesday for his red card against Marseille as the French league announced it would open ...

FIFA estimates Covid-19 will cost global football $11 billion

FIFA on Wednesday put the cost of Covid-19 on football around the world at $11 billion in lost revenue.The pandemic ...

Roglic glimpses Tour de France triumph from Alpine peaks

Slovenia's Primoz Roglic once more prevailed on his toughest test yet to remain on course for Tour de France glory, ...

First international competition for women conductors hosted in Paris

The final of the first-ever International Competition for Women Conductors is to take place at the Philharmonie de Paris on ...

Columbian man jailed for 2017 cocaine importation

A 27-year-old Columbian national has been sentenced to four years' imprisonment after being found guilty for cocaine trafficking and proceeds ...

We can achieve peace and rights if we compromise

By Zenaida Espinosa"If we made a minute of silence for each social leader in Colombia who has been murdered, we ...

Brazil: Pressenza in the municipal elections

On November 15, Brazil will have the first real opportunity to initiate a political change, capable of resuming the democratic ...

Global Coronavirus Cases to Soon Surpass 30 Million

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Global coronavirus cases are expected to pass 30 million on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, with ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1000 GMT, Sept. 19

BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Suarez named in Uruguay squad for World Cup qualifiers

MONTEVIDEO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is among 26 players named in Uruguay's squad for World Cup ...

Rio allowing fans to return to stadiums

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Fans will return to football matches in Rio de Janeiro next month after ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, Sept. 19

BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Global deaths surpass 950,000

BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 950,000: Johns Hopkins University

NEW YORK, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 950,000 on Friday, according to the Center for Systems Science ...

China, Brazil to further enhance practical cooperation: FMs

BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi had a phone conversation with his Brazilian ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Brazil's death toll tops 135,000

BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 135,000

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Up to 858 Brazilian COVID-19 patients died in the past 24 hours, raising ...

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More than 100 million Americans to lose use of WeChat, TikTok apps

The Trump administration issued a sweeping ban Friday that will begin barring downloads and use of the Chinese-owned mobile apps ...

Trump to nominate third justice following Ginsburg's death

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has been regarded as an iconic champion of women's ...

Threat of global famine looming yet again, says UN food body chief

The global hunger crisis caused by conflict and now compounded by COVID-19 is moving into a dangerous phase, the head ...

Exploring the most promising locations for extra-terrestrial life

The Earth's biosphere contains all the known ingredients necessary for life as we know it. Broadly speaking these are: liquid ...

National Football League celebrates centenary

The lack of grandeur is startling now, the two yellowed, typewritten pages chronicling a small after-hours business meeting bearing no ...

Number of children living in poverty rises to 1.2 billion

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a major rise in child poverty across the world. In a new UNICEF and Save ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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