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Brazilian economy recovering fast after two negative quarters

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, (Xinhua) -- Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said Thursday that the country's economy is going through ...

United States in bid to beef up relationships in Western Hemisphere

WASHINGTON, DC - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller has stressed the need to strengthen partnerships in the Western ...

World heading for 'catastrophic' rise in temperatures

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years ...

Duplantis, Rojas named World Athletes of the Year

World record-breakers Mondo Duplantis of Sweden and Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas were on Saturday named the male and female World Athletes ...

Malls in Brazil's Rio to open 24 hours for Christmas

Shopping malls in Rio de Janeiro will stay open 24 hours a day through Christmas. Authorities are hoping this will ...

Duplantis and Rojas named World Athletes of the Year

Quai Antoine [Monaco], December 5 (ANI): World record-breakers Mondo Duplantis of Sweden and Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela have been named ...

Toll from bus accident in Brazil rises to 17

Brasilia [Brazil], December 5 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of people killed as a result of a bus plunging downhill from a ...

Bus falls off viaduct in Brazil, killing at least 16

A bus plunged off a viaduct after the breaks failed, killing at least 16 people. 27 people were hurt in ...

Reece Hodge off-target as Australia, Argentina share spoils

A thrilling Tri-Nations clash saw the Wallabies and Argentina play out to a draw in a rainy encounter at McDonald ...

US Farmers Look for Policy Clues in Biden Cabinet Picks

BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS - After a tumultuous four years marked by trade uncertainty and now a global pandemic, many farmers across ...

Global COVID-19 tally nears 66 million mark

Maryland [US], December 5 (ANI): The global coronavirus caseload nears the 66 million cases mark, as per the latest update ...

Mexico records 12,127 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Mexico City [Mexico], December 5 (ANI/Sputnik): Mexico has registered 12,127 new COVID-19 cases within the past 24 hours marking the ...

Napoli stadium renamed after Maradona

Naples [Italy], December 5 (ANI): Italian side Napoli's San Paolo stadium has been renamed after Diego Maradona in memory of ...

COVID-19 cases in Brazil surpass 6.5 million-mark

Brasilia [Brazil], December 5 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 46,884 to 6,533,968 within ...

Venezuela's Maduro Seeks to Tighten His Grip Via Election

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - With the political opponents of President Nicolas Maduro boycotting Sunday's election for the National Assembly, his socialist ...

After 18 years Ivan Glasenberg to retire from Glencore in 2021

Outgoing Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg joined the company 36 years ago.Glasenberg will be succeeded Gary Nagle who is the current ...

Experts discuss biotech crops as a greener solution

LOS BAnOS, Laguna, Dec 5 (PIA) --A UK-based agricultural economist and scientists from the University of the Philippines Los Banos ...

Prosecutors suspect Juventus helped Luis Suarez in Italian exam

Italian prosecutors said on Thursday they suspect Juventus of involvement in Luis Suarez allegedly cheating in an Italian language exam ...

Report: Timbers trade D Farfan to LAFC, acquire Bravo

The Portland Timbers are reportedly making a change at left back, trading Marco Farfan to Los Angeles FC and also ...

Patrick Vieira sacked as Nice coach after run of defeats

Patrick Vieira has been sacked as coach of Nice and replaced by his assistant following a run of five consecutive ...

Scotland's Knox leads PGA event in Mexico

Scotland's Russell Knox fired a 30 on his front nine en route to a six-under 65 to seize a first ...

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 175,000

A woman wears face shield during the COVID-19 pandemic in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Nov. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso)According to ...

COVID-19 death toll in Brazil surpasses 175,000 mark

Brasilia [Brazil], December 4 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of people, who have died of COVID-19 in Brazil, has increased by 755 ...

Knox leads after first round at Mayakoba Golf Classic

Russell Knox holds a one-stroke lead after posting a 6-under 65 on Thursday in the opening round of the Mayakoba ...

Dominici death 'still present' for Stade Francais - coach Quesada

Stade Francais head coach Gonzalo Quesada said on Thursday the death of the club's former winger Christophe Dominici still weighs ...

Democracy is under siege in both the United States and Peru

A recent report by the group Varieties of Democracy has revealed that currently there are more non-democratic than democratic countries, ...

Tiny treetop flowers foster incredible beetle biodiversity

The Research Brief is a short take on interesting academic work.The big ideaBiologist have long known that rainforest treetops support ...

Cebuano News: Bakuna sa COVID-19 namugna sulod lamang sa 10-buwan

#PROTECT #RESPECT #WearYourMask. Samtang nagpadayon ang mga paningkamot sa nasud nga makaangkon sa bakuna batok sa COVID-17, gitambagan ang tanan ...

Ex-Wallabies coach Cheika keen for international return

Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika on Thursday revealed he still harboured ambitions to lead an international side and perhaps even ...

Pumas lift suspensions over racist tweets in shock U-turn

Argentina's rugby union lifted the interim suspension of skipper Pablo Matera and two other players for racist tweets on Thursday, ...

Peru Police Seize $6 Million in Fake Bills, Make 1 Arrest

Peruvian police seized nearly $6 million in fake U.S. bills and arrested one person believed to be part of a ...

India's Serum Institute seeks permission for emergency use of vaccine

The Serum Institute of India has applied for an emergency use license of the coronavirus vaccine being developed by the ...

5 things you may not know about Cairo Santos

Nathan Smith Cairo Santos has been one of the Bears' most consistent players during his second stint in Chicago. Here ...

Flamengo beat Botafogo to keep pressure on leaders

RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Brazil international midfielder Everton Ribeiro struck his fifth goal of the Brazilian Serie ...

Colombia reports inflation reduction in November

BOGOTA, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Colombia's National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) reported on Saturday that the Consumer Price Index ...

Sagasti reaffirms commitment to fighting corruption in Peru

LIMA, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Peru's interim president Francisco Sagasti reaffirmed on Saturday that his government would be inflexible when ...

Roundup: CBOT agricultural futures in correction

CHICAGO, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- CBOT agricultural futures went into correction in the past week, Chicago-based research company AgResource commented. ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1000 GMT, Dec. 5

BEIJING, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Dec. 5

UNITED NATIONS -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday welcomed the continuing ceasefire in and around Nagorno-Karabakh, saying the world ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, Dec. 5

BEIJING, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

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Palestinian boy killed while protesting against new Israeli settement

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Palestinian territories - Israeli soldiers have shot dead a 13-year-old Palestinian boy on Friday who was throwing ...

Year's long blockade against Qatar may be nearing end

NEW YORK, New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has added his long-standing views to current reports that the years-long ...

U.S. having second thoughts about prosecuting Huawei finance chief

U.S. prosecutors are discussing a deal with lawyers for Huawei finance chief Meng Wanzhou to resolve criminal charges against her, ...

U.S.-Brazil military base ponders eviction of 800 families

Antonio Marcos Diniz was only 13 years old when his family was forced to leave their home near Brazil's Atlantic ...

United States in bid to beef up relationships in Western Hemisphere

WASHINGTON, DC - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller has stressed the need to strengthen partnerships in the Western ...

New Zealand announces nine new Coronavirus cases, 5 of them historical

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported nine new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Thursday. ...

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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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