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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. ...

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 ...

France announces death of Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president 1974-81

PARIS, France, December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president of France from 1974 to 1981 and a key actor in ...

St. Nicholas Tradition Triumphs Over COVID-19 in Prague

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - Christmas tradition won out over the coronavirus in Prague on Saturday with a COVID-19-compliant, socially distanced ...

Fiscal Reform, Corruption in Focus in Romania Parliamentary Election

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - Romanians head to the polls Sunday in a national ballot key to restoring the country's reputation among ...

Japan Capsule Carrying Asteroid Samples Lands in Australia

TOKYO - Japan's space agency said its helicopter search team has spotted a capsule carrying asteroid samples that could explain ...

Na'Vi clinch Epic League Division I playoff spot

Natus Vincere swept Team Secret in their final match of round-robin play Saturday, clinching a spot in the upper bracket ...

UK, European Commission agree to continue talks

Moscow [Russia], December 6 (ANI/Sputnik): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have agreed ...

Man Utd put on second-half show for fans' return

Manchester United again needed a second-half fightback to beat West Ham 3-1 on Saturday in the first Premier League match ...

Kyrgyzstan Lifts COVID-19 Foreigner Entry Ban At Airports

Kyrgyzstan has announced it is lifting coronavirus restrictions to allow citizens of foreign countries entry to the Central Asian nation.In ...

Wales survive Italy scare to take fifth in Nations Cup

Wales were given a major fright before beating Italy 38-18 at Llanelli on Saturday to finish fifth in the Autumn ...

Closed Tigray Humanitarian Corridor Puts UN Aid Operation in Limbo

GENEVA - United Nations agencies say they cannot help tens of thousands of civilians suffering because of the Tigray conflict ...

Sudanese Military Enters Disputed Lands Neighboring Tigray Region

KHARTOUM - Sudan's military continues to deploy in disputed Sudanese agricultural lands neighboring Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region. The Sudanese government ...

Astralis, mouseports advance to DreamHack Winter EU final

Astralis and mousesports will meet Sunday in the grand final of the $150,000 DreamHack Masters Winter 2020: Europe event after ...

U.S. Bill Targeting International Sports Doping Becomes Law

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill giving U.S. authorities the power to prosecute individuals responsible for ...

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 ...

Guardiola wants no Christmas 'gifts' from Man City defence

Pep Guardiola called on Manchester City's defenders to keep up a defensive mean streak as his side moved into the ...

South Africa's ambassador to Senegal, Lenin Shope, dies in Dakar

South Africa's ambassador to Senegal, Lenin Magigwane Shope, has died in his residence in Dakar.In a statement released by the ...

Yellow Fever in Nigeria Continues to Spread

GENEVA - A Nigerian yellow fever outbreak detected early last month is worsening and causing many cases and deaths across ...

Gonzaga-Baylor clash called off after positive COVID-19 tests

Saturday's showdown between No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 2 Baylor was called off less than two hours before tipoff amid ...

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 ...

Kerala CM requests Harsh Vardhan to reconsider decision

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], December 5 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday wrote to Union Health Minister Dr Harsh ...

China conducted human testing to develop super soldiers

Washington [US], December 5 (ANI): US intelligence has revealed that China conducted "human testing" on members of the People's Liberation ...

Farm laws: 'It's a fight against unitary system', says SAD

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], December 5 (ANI): Shiromani Akali Dal vice president Prem Singh Chandumajra on Saturday met Trinamool Congress ...

NEP aims at revamping the education structure: Thakur

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)[India], December 5 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday said that National Education Policy ...

Cavendish extends career with Quick-Step return

British sprint specialist Mark Cavendish has signed a one-year deal to return to Deceuninck-Quick-Step, the World Tour team announced on ...

Nadolo bags hat-trick as Covid-hit Fiji beat Georgia

Giant winger Nemani Nadolo scored three tries as Fiji beat Georgia 38-24 at Murrayfield on Saturday to finish seventh in ...

First Covid-19 vaccine delivery expected by mid-2021

The government will pay about R327 million rand to take delivery of the vaccines under the Covax initiative. The total ...

J.Hind or J.Diddy?

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI/India PR Distribution): Kali Denali Music CEO Dinesh Sharma, more commonly known in the Desi ...

New Parliament building to feature local artisans' craft

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): The new Parliament building, for which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation ...

Antoine Rozner claims maiden European Tour title in Dubai

Antoine Rozner claimed his maiden European Tour title at the Golf in Dubai Championship after a stellar final round performance ...

World Cup final hurt driving on Eddie Jones

England coach Eddie Jones hopes to put the pain of last year's World Cup final defeat to good use when ...

Delhi HC: Bereaved father seeks repatriation of son's body

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): A bereaved father has moved Delhi High Court on Saturday seeking direction to Delhi ...

Human Rights Watch calls for end to "sex testing" for female athletes

The NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday called on World Athletics to end "sex testing" on females, particularly hyperandrogenic ...

Man held with heroin worth Rs 20 crore

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], December 5 (ANI): The Kolkata Police arrested a drug peddler with 3.7 kilograms of heroin near ...

WHO launches initiative to combat COVID-19 misinformation in Africa

Villagers read COVID-19 prevention handbook provided by the government in Gutaurare village, Manicaland Province, Zimbabwe, August 21, 2020. (Xinhua/Shaun Jusa)The ...

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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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