Fri, 03 Jul 2020

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 ...

US forces withdrawing from Afghanistan despite continued violence

London [UK], July 3 (ANI): The only element of the Afghan peace plan going according to schedule is the withdrawal ...

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 ...

Trump at Mt. Rushmore - Masks, Social Distancing Not Required

President Donald Trump ventures to Mount Rushmore in South Dakota on Friday for an early Independence Day celebration that thousands ...

U.S. Citizen Whelan Begins 16-Year Sentence For Espionage In Russia

A lawyer for former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, who was convicted of espionage in Russia last month, says her client's ...

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 ...

Capitol Hill Tries to End COVID-19 Mask Fight

U.S. President Donald Trump said this week that he was "all in for masks," part of a broader shift for ...

US economy adds record of 4.8 million jobs amidst COVID-19 spread

Washington [US], July 03 (ANI): The US economy has added a record 4.8 million jobs in June showing a sign ...

Hong Kong Activist Calls for Help in Standing Up to China

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law is calling on the international community to stand up to the authoritarianism of China's ...

Al-Qaeda routinely supports, works with Taliban: Pentagon

Washington DC [USA], July 3 (ANI): Taliban maintains relations with al Qaeda despite promising to cut ties with the terror ...

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell arrested

Manhattan [USA], July 3 (ANI): Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and alleged associate of disgraced financer and sex offender Jeffrey ...

US Cong passes bill penalising banks doing business with China

Washington DC [US], July 3 (ANI): The US Congress on Thursday (local time) unanimously gave nod to a bill penalising ...

China's actions in Pangong brought true colours of Beijing

Washington DC [US], July 3 (ANI): China's actions in Pangong region, Eastern Ladakh, in India has helped the world know ...

US plans to re-open pandemic response office

Washington DC [US], July 3 (ANI): The pandemic response office at National Security Council which was disbanded by the Trump ...

The latest: Coronavirus watch, July 3

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, arrives to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee ...

US Strategic Partners Urge More Attention to Black Sea

Top diplomats from Ukraine, Georgia and Romania are urging the United States and NATO to step up their presence in ...

Francesco Molinari coming to America, moving to Cali

Francesco Molinari was one of several high-profile European players who chose not to return to the United States for the ...

Report: Players held secret workouts, games in Florida

Secret workouts and games involving Major League Baseball players were held between March and July in Florida, The Athletic reported ...

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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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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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