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Pompeo has video conference with Taliban, receives assurances

The Taliban says it has held a video conference call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during which the ...


UN Human Rights Commission calls on Israel to reverse annexation plan

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights warned Israel on Monday not to proceed along the "dangerous path" of annexing ...


Global tourism set to lose $1.2 trillion due to coronavirus: UNCTAD

Geneva [Switzerland], July 3 (ANI): The world's tourism sector could lose at least 1.2 trillion dollars or 1.5 per cent ...


Prenatal cannabis use has long-term impact on children's sleep cycle

Colorado [USA], July 3 (ANI): Using marijuana during pregnancy can cause sleep problems among children as much as a decade ...


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Trump projecting confidence, election still four months away

WASHINGTON, DC - Amid plummeting poll numbers and mounting pressure over his handling of the pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests ...

No stopping U.S. military-industrial complex

On June 13, President Donald Trump told the graduating class at West Point, "We are ending the era of endless ...

India's Navy repatriates 687 citizens who were stranded in Iran

THOOTHUKUDI, Tamil Nadi, India - The Indian Navy Ship Jalashwa, carrying 687 stranded citizens, including two women, arrived in Tuticorin ...

Black hole discovery leaves researchers looking for more black holes

CANBERRA, Australia - We now know just how massive the fastest-growing black hole in the universe actually is, as well ...

Pompeo has video conference with Taliban, receives assurances

The Taliban says it has held a video conference call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during which the ...

UN Human Rights Commission calls on Israel to reverse annexation plan

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights warned Israel on Monday not to proceed along the "dangerous path" of annexing ...

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Washington Redskins sponsors under pressure over nickname furore

A group of investment firms and shareholders is lobbying Nike, FedEx and PepsiCo to end their sponsorship agreements with the ...

Boxing legend Roberto Duran leaves hospital after Covid-19 scare

Panamanian Roberto "Hands of Stone" Duran was released from hospital on Thursday after being treated for coronavirus, the six-time boxing ...

76ers edge winless Celtics in NBA 2K League

In a showdown between two of the NBA 2K League's worst teams, 76ers GC kept Celtics Crossover Gaming winless by ...

Report: Phillies place four on COVID-19 list

The Philadelphia Phillies placed second baseman Scott Kingery, right-handers Tommy Hunter and Hector Neris and left-hander Ranger Suarez on the ...

Reports: Clippers close facility after positive COVID-19 test

The Los Angeles Clippers shut down their practice facility on Thursday after an unnamed person tested positive for the coronavirus, ...

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Asian stocks see out week on positive note

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia extended gains on Friday as strong payrolls data out of the U.S. and a ...


Axis Bank to wind down and close operations in Britain

MUMBAI, Maharashtra, India - Private sector lender Axis Bank is fully winding down and closing operations of its subsidiary in ...


Wall Street rallies on final trading day of week

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets defied the gloom and doom over the surge in Covid-19 cases, sending ...


Sonalika confirmed as No. 1 exporter of tractors in India

HOSHIARPUR, Punjab, India - Not only has the company set the pace, it has reported its highest monthly sales ever. ...


Chinese stocks jump sharply, Hong Kong index gains 665 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks rose across the board in Asia on Thursday with Chinese indices doing best.The U.S. dollar meantime ...


Warning for owners whose dogs are attacking sheep on Irish farms

DUBLIN, Ireland - An alarming number of attacks by dogs on sheep has prompted an appeal from gardai for dog ...


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