Fri, 14 Aug 2020

WFP in rush to supply Lebanese capital with emergency food supplies

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The World Food Programme (WFP) is racing to prevent food shortages in Lebanon as the country continues ...

Rush, but not race, to develop coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - Two top U.S. health officials are expressing skepticism about Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian scientists have come ...

Biden unveils Senator Kamala Harris as running mate

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential ...

U.S. to spend $1.5 billion for 100m doses of vaccine to be developed

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration has ordered 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be manufactured by ...

Hong Kong newspaper fights on despite arrest of proprietor

HONG KONG - A pro-democracy newspaper raided by Hong Kong's newly established national security police pledged defiance on Tuesday in ...

Vladimir Putin claims Russia has developed Covid-19 vaccine

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country's health ministry has approved the world's first coronavirus vaccine.He also ...

Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...

Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...

These African World Heritage Sites are under threat from climate change

Very few academics or policy makers are talking about the impact of climate change on heritage. Yet heritage is essential ...

Hong Kong's RTHK Takes Down Podcast Featuring Activist Who Fled City

Hong Kong's government broadcaster has withdrawn a political podcast from its website after being warned that an interview with exiled ...

China decides to suspend SFO agreement between Hong Kong and Germany

Beijing [China], August 13 (ANI): China on Thursday said it has decided to suspend the agreement on the surrender of ...

High school internships made possible, by industry pioneer Alacrous

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Aug 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): With the New Education Policy (NEP 2020) in place, for the very ...

US Posts Highest Single-Day Number of COVID-19 Deaths Since May

The United States reported nearly 1,500 coronavirus deaths across the nation on Wednesday.The figure was the highest single-day death toll ...

World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi joins David Beckham's Inter Miami

France's World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi will join David Beckham's Major League Soccer club Inter Miami, the American club announced ...

World No 1 Novak Djokovic confirms he will play at US Open

Djokovic tweeted.It is preceded by the Western and Southern Open, which is normally played in Cincinnati but has been moved ...

The Weeknd donates USD 300,000 to Beirut explosion relief fund

Washington [US], August 13 (ANI): Canadian singer The Weeknd on Wednesday (local time) donated a sum of USD 300,000 to ...

Novak Djokovic confirms his participation in upcoming US Open

New Delhi [India], Aug 13 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic on Thursday confirmed that he would be participating in ...

India announces $500 million connectivity project

New Delhi [India], August 13 (ANI): India on Thursday announced that it will fund the implementation of the Greater Male ...

'Pakistan's Independence Day' the most controversial day

By Dr Amjad Ayub MirzaGlasgow [UK], August 13 (ANI): Sindhi, Baloch, Pashtun and certain nationalist groups in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and ...

Panacea Infosec joins PCI SSC Global Executive Assessor Roundtable

New Delhi [India], Aug 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): India's leading Cyber Security Consulting, Auditing, and Compliance Company Panacea Infosec joins the PCI ...

JUMPNET envisages to tap the USD 100 billion opportunities in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 13 (ANI/NewsVoir): BSE and NSE Listed, Jump Networks Limited (JUMPNET) - a technology company that provides ...

England World Cup winner Laura Marsh retires

England's World Cup-winning spinner Laura Marsh retired from all forms of cricket on Wednesday.Marsh was a key member of the ...

Blitzboks regroup with an eye on the Olympics

, the Blitzboks have placed the Tokyo Olympics as their ultimate goal.Powell stressed that the Tokyo Games, pencilled in from ...

PPC weighs R1.25 billion rights issue to refinance its operations

| OPINION | If SA wants infrastructure-led growth, construction needs its house in orderThe shares fell after Bloomberg News reported ...

Pashtuns, Sindhis and Baloch to observe August 14 as `Black Day'

Washington D.C./London [US/UK], Aug 13 (ANI): As when Pakistan will be celebrating its Independence Day, the Pashtuns, Sindhis, Baloch and ...

Tashkent Hires U.S. Firm To Campaign Against Boycott On Uzbek Cotton

Documentation obtained by RFE/RL shows that Uzbek authorities have paid more than a half-million dollars to a U.S. public-relations firm ...

Armenia ranks 67th for digital quality of life in 2020

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia ranks the 67th in the 2020 edition of the Digital Quality of Life Index among 85 nations ...

As Woman of Color in VP Race, Harris Must Walk Fine Line

Former Vice President Joe Biden made history by selecting Senator Kamala Harris as his vice presidential pick.Harris is the first ...

What was wrong with life in the USSR

The USSR was obviously not the "evil empire" it was made out to be by capitalist propaganda. But it would ...

Kenya's COVID-19 cases pass 28,000 amid steady recovery

Pedestrians wearing face masks walk on a street in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, May 30, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Yan) Kenya's COVID-19 ...

On this day in 2017: Hardik Pandya registered his maiden Test ton

New Delhi [India], Aug 13 (ANI): It was on August 13, 2017, when all-rounder Hardik Pandya registered his first century ...

Protests erupt in PoK against construction of dams by China

Muzaffarabad [PoK], August 13 (ANI): A massive torch rally was held in Muzaffarabad city of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) on Wednesday ...

Pakistan win toss, opt to bat first against England in second Test

Southampton [UK], Aug 13 (ANI): Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first against England in the second Test ...

HRW Urges Bishkek Not To Extradite Uzbek Journalist To Tashkent

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Kyrgyz authorities not to extradite detained Uzbek journalist Bobomurod Abdullaev to Uzbekistan after ...

Uzbekistan allows for plea bargaining in courts

Uzbekistan has introduced the concept of plea bargaining into its justice system, opening the way for speedier trials and reduced ...

Women In Minsk, Elsewhere In Belarus Protest Postelection Crackdown

Women in Minsk and elsewhere across Belarus on August 12 wore white and carried flowers as they formed human chains ...

New COVID-19 Outbreak in New Zealand Rises to 17 Confirmed Cases

A new coronavirus outbreak that prompted New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to put the city of Auckland under a ...

Israel launches fresh air strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza

A Gaza security source said Israeli warplanes had carried out several strikes on Hamas sites.They said the strikes caused severe ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 13)

BEIJING, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Eicher Group company VECV buys Volvo Bus India

New Delhi [India], Aug 13 (ANI): VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV), the truck and bus making company of Eicher Motors, has ...

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Rush, but not race, to develop coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - Two top U.S. health officials are expressing skepticism about Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian scientists have come ...

Biden unveils Senator Kamala Harris as running mate

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential ...

U.S. to spend $1.5 billion for 100m doses of vaccine to be developed

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration has ordered 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be manufactured by ...

Facebook to clamp down on publishers with political affiliations

MENLO PARK, California - Facebook announced new regulations Tuesday that prevent U.S. publishers with demonstrated ties to political groups from ...

As Woman of Color in VP Race, Harris Must Walk Fine Line

Former Vice President Joe Biden made history by selecting Senator Kamala Harris as his vice presidential pick.Harris is the first ...

Researchers find osmotic therapy device for spinal cord injuries

California [US], Aug 13 (ANI): Rapid prevention of spinal cord swelling immediately after injury is key to preventing more serious ...

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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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