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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 ...

Iranian government lashes out at Pompeo over human rights remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the U.S. State Department secretary's tweets on Iran's internal ...

U.S. Space Force taking shape, partnerships formed with many nations

The United States doesn't want to engage in warfare in space, but like in all domains, the U.S. military must ...

36-year old U.S. man charged for conspiring to kidnap and murder

BURLINGTON, Vermont - A federal grand jury in the District of Vermont in the United States returned a third superseding ...

Women condition in Pakistan result of 'callous apathy': EFSAS

Amsterdam [Netherlands], September 19 (ANI): Commenting on the two rape incidents in Pakistan, a European think tank on Friday said ...

Opinion: China's poverty alleviation -- a global contribution

Aerial photo taken on July 16, 2020 shows farmers picking daylily flowers in Yanchi County, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous ...

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Longtime Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, only the second woman to serve on the court, died Friday from complications ...

'How time flies', Yuvraj recalls his six sixes in an over

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on Saturday remembered his iconic six sixes in the ...

Carey's hundred a special moment for me: Glenn Maxwell

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has termed compatriot Alex Carey's maiden hundred as one of ...

Soul is all that matters: The all-new BMW R 18 debuts in India

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], September 19 (ANI/BusinessWire India): BMW Motorrad India has launched the all-new BMW R 18 in the country, ...

Opinion: U.S. hardliners on China are repeating historical mistakes

Photo taken on July 21, 2019 from Xiangshan Mountain shows the Taipei 101 skyscraper in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan. (Xinhua/Zhu ...

Colombia's COVID-19 tally surpasses 750,000

Bogota [Colombia], September 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Colombia has risen by 6,526 within the past ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Sept. 19)

BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Coronavirus watch updates, Sept. 19

A passenger wearing a face mask is seen on a metro train in New Delhi, India, on Sept. 12, 2020. ...

Marlins, Lopez face Nationals again in playoff push

The Miami Marlins, trying to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since they won the World Series in ...

Pak rejects India's demand in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 19 (ANI): Pakistan on Friday rejected India's demand that an Indian lawyer or a Queen counsel should ...

Jamal Musiala becomes Bayern's youngest ever goalscorer in Bundesliga

Munich [Germany], September 19 (ANI): Jamal Musiala became the youngest goalscorer for Bayern Munich in German top-flight with his late ...

Wake-up call for Gilgit-Baltistan

By Dr Amjad Ayub MirzaGlasglow [UK], September 19 (ANI): Recently Pakistan's opposition parties thwarted an attempt by Pakistan's Prime Minister ...

Hockey India conducts online workshops for new technical officials

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): After the launch of the open application submission system for registration of coaches and ...

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), ...

Tiger Woods ready for rest before defending Masters, Zozo titles

Tiger Woods departed Winged Foot disappointed and frustrated after missing the cut Friday at the 120th US Open, but already ...

DOJ works double time on cases of drug-related deaths

CALOOCAN CITY, Sept. 19 (PIA) -- The Department of Justice ( DOJ) is working double-time in its review of cases ...

PH, UN working on human rights joint program

CALOOCAN CITY, Sept. 19 (PIA) -- The Philippines has informed the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and ...

An uncertain future for migrant workers, in a post-pandemic world

Gary Ryhhart, Senior Specialist on Employers' Activities, ILO, by Gary RyhnartGary Rynhart: When COVID-19 spread around the world, many migrants ...

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 ...

'Win-win' says Klopp as Thiago adds new dimension to Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp hailed Thiago Alcantara as one of the few players in the world that can improve Liverpool after the ...

Taiwan Bids Farewell to 'Mr. Democracy'

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan bid farewell on Saturday to late president Lee Teng-hui, dubbed "Mr. Democracy" for ending autocratic rule ...

US Sanctions Chinese Company Developing Resort in Cambodia

The U.S. Treasury Department has imposed economic sanctions on a Chinese company that operates in Cambodia, citing its land seizure ...

Asia Album: Protecting oceans in Philippines, keeping them blue and clean

Volunteers and members of various government agencies collect rubbish along the coast of Manila Bay in Manila, the Philippines on ...

Global call for strengthening UN system amid 75 anniversary

Massive projections on Sustainable Development Goals are seen on the north facade of the Secretariat building, and west facade of ...

Amid souring ties, Canada abandons free trade talks with China

Ottawa [Canada], September 19 (ANI): In another setback for China, Canada has walked away from the free trade talks with ...

China resolutely opposes U.S. move on WeChat, TikTok: commerce ministry

Photo taken on Aug. 21, 2020 shows a logo of the video-sharing social networking company TikTok's Los Angeles Office in ...

Pujols passes Mays for fifth on all-time homer list

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols made homer history Friday, going deep twice to pass Willie Mays for fifth ...

It is just another opposition for us: Rohit Sharma ahead of CSK clash

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 19 (ANI): The much-anticipated Indian Premier League (IPL) will commence on Saturday with the two most ...

On this day in 2007, Yuvraj smashed six sixes in an over

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): On this day 13 years ago, former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh scripted history in ...

Astralis, FaZe, Spirit all win at ESL Pro League: Europe

Astralis won Friday to keep pace atop the Group B standings, while FaZe Clan picked up its first victory at ...

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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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