Tue, 03 Aug 2021

U.S. sanctions Cuba police, leaders after July protests

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States added additional sanctions on the Cuban police force and its leaders on Friday, following the ...

U.S. seizes tanker, seeks owner for bypassing North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United Sates has seized a tanker that it said was assisting North Korea in evading sanctions. In ...

New Samoa Prime Minister cancels $100 million Chinese port project

APIA, Samoa: The new prime minister of the island nation of Samoa has said she will cancel a Chinese-financed port ...

Fearing China, Philippines signs pact to return U.S. troops

MANILA, Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has invited U.S. troops to return to bases the Americans only recently evacuated.U.S. Secretary ...

Biden seeks to set example as he urges employees to become vaccinated

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden has announced that millions of federal workers will either need to show proof of having ...

YouTube takes action against Australian broadcaster, ACMA silent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - ACMA, the Australian Communications Media Authority has been sidelined by the U.S. social media giant YouTube.ACMA, ...

German woman walked around for weeks with winning $39M ticket

BERLIN, Germany: A German woman walked around with a winning $39 million lottery ticket in her purse for weeks before ...

Rising soccer star, 16, dies after car crash in Netherlands

IJSSELSTEIN, Netherlands - Up-and-coming football talent Noah Gesser and his teenage brother have been killed in a head-on collision.Ajax's 16-year ...

Chinese threats push forward discussions on U.S.-Vietnam ties

HANOI, Vietnam: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with government officials in Vietnam on Thursday to discuss deepening security in ...

Calif. desalination plant to begin construction in 2022

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California: In a bid to develop a major source of water for drinking and irrigation, California appears poised ...

Amid surge, Thailand opens first Covid airport hospital in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand has opened an 1,800 bed field hospital for Covid patients in a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don ...

Blinken to discuss South China Sea, Myanmar in ASEAN meet

Washington [US], August 3 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken during ministerial meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian ...

Odisha CM appoints Upendra Tripathy as advicor of OAVS

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], August 3 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik appointed Upendra Tripathy as advisor cum working president and ...

India desires to have peaceful relations with Pak but in te

Washington [US] August 3 (ANI): India's Permanent Representative to United Nations, TS Tirumurti on Monday (local time) said India desires ...

US recommends avoiding travel to Greece, Ireland, Iran

Washington [US], August 3 (ANI/Sputnik): The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday issued an advisory placing ...

IMF approves largest SDR allocation in history to boost global liquidity

© Provided by Xinhua "This is a historic decision - the largest SDR allocation in the history of the IMF ...

Cubs, Rockies in same boat looking to 2022

The Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies seemed to be on different trajectories when they met in the 2018 National League ...

Global current account balances widened by COVID-19 pandemic: IMF

© Provided by Xinhua Global current account balances increased from 2.8 percent of world gross domestic product (GDP) in 2019 ...

White Sox host Royals, look to keep good times rolling

Rowdy and resilient after Sunday's walk-off victory secured a weekend series win against the Cleveland Indians, the Chicago White Sox ...

Israeli Defense Minister says attack on mercer street

Tel Aviv [Israel] August 3 (ANI/Sputnik): Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Monday that Iran's alleged involvement in the ...

Hubbard Makes History as First Transgender Olympian, But Exits Early

TOKYO - New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard made history on Monday by becoming the first openly transgender athlete to compete at ...

'US refugee program Priority 2 designation for Afghan'

Washington [US], August 3 (ANI): As the US is weeks away from completing military withdrawal from Afghanistan, US Secretary of ...

8 modern Russian architects everyone should know about

Who designs Moscow's incredible new skyscrapers and the unique public spaces that are popping up in cities throughout Russia? 1. ...

Report: Paulo Fonseca turns down Atlanta United coaching job

Former A.S. Roma boss Paulo Fonseca turned down an offer to become Atlanta United's head coach, The Athletic reported Monday. ...

Equality and fairness: vaccines against this pandemic of mistrust

The COVID crisis has laid bare a crisis of trust.In many Western nations there's a small but significant minority refusing ...

WHO backs football body FIFA's #ReachOut campaign for mental health

The world football body, FIFA, launched a UN-backed campaign on Monday designed to raise awareness of potentially damaging mental health ...

Springboks not boring, says coach after All Blacks boss falls asleep

South Africa assistant coach Deon Davids insisted on Monday that the world champions are not boring after New Zealand head ...

Taliban warns Turkey of dire 'consequences'

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): The Taliban called on Turkey's military presence at Kabul airport "reprehensible" and warned of dire ...

'Centre decided to establish 1,000 Khelo India Centres'

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has decided to establish 1,000 Khelo India ...

Tokyo Olympics, Day 11: All eyes on men's hockey team

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): Annu Rani will kick start day eleven of the Tokyo Olympics for India but all ...

Afghan Fear Complete Taliban Takeover

Young people who have spoken against Taliban rule in Afghanistan or who adopted lifestyles that don't fit the fundamentalist regime ...

Dashboard: Vaccinating Eurasia - August

ARMENIAWho's eligible: Armenia has taken the rare step of offering the vaccine to anyone, including foreigners, without registration. On July ...

Greek heatwave: Seven deadly European summers

Europe has had to deal with seven years of high summer temperatures since 2003.In 2019, around 2 500 people died ...

Africa can prevent Ethiopia from going down Rwanda's path: here's how

When Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2019, I congratulated him in a public ...

Lockdown weight gain: telling people to eat less has never been the answer

We ate a lot more during the pandemic. The latest figures by Public Health England suggest that more than 40% ...

Why spite could destroy liberal democracy

As communism imploded in 1989, the American political scientist Francis Fukuyama asked if liberal democracy was "the end of history", ...

Sena workers vandalise Adani signboard at Mumbai airport

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 2 (ANI): A group of Shiv Sena workers on Monday vandalised a signboard with ''Adani Airport'' ...

Tirumurti encourages UNITAMS support to Sudan

In a UN statement, the Indian Ambassador to UN said: "The Security Council underscores the importance of the continued support ...

'Days of Our Lives' actor Jay Pickett dies at 60

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): Hollywood's rugged star, Jay Pickett, known for his work on the daytime soap operas 'Days ...

SA sport climbers set for Olympic first

The Tokyo Olympics have seen a host of sports added to the Games for the first time ever.These include surfing, ...

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Uber tells returning employees they must be vaccinated against Covid

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Uber Technologies Inc will open its offices in late October, postponing from the earlier announced September 13, ...

Calif. desalination plant to begin construction in 2022

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California: In a bid to develop a major source of water for drinking and irrigation, California appears poised ...

Remade Padres, A's reunite for start of two-game set

Two teams hoping a new look will help them move up the standings square off Tuesday night when the visiting ...

Reports: Spurs add free agents Doug McDermott, Zach Collins

The San Antonio Spurs dipped into the free agency pool Monday, agreeing to contracts with forwards Doug McDermott and Zach ...

Angels recall OF prospect Jo Adell from Triple-A

Highly regarded outfield prospect Jo Adell is returning to the Los Angeles Angels after the club recalled him from Triple-A ...

Busy Lakers invite Dwight Howard, Trevor Ariza to return

An ongoing overhaul of the Los Angeles Lakers will reportedly turn up a few old friends when free agency kicks ...

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