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Year's long blockade against Qatar may be nearing end

NEW YORK, New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has added his long-standing views to current reports that the years-long ...

U.S. having second thoughts about prosecuting Huawei finance chief

U.S. prosecutors are discussing a deal with lawyers for Huawei finance chief Meng Wanzhou to resolve criminal charges against her, ...

U.S.-Brazil military base ponders eviction of 800 families

Antonio Marcos Diniz was only 13 years old when his family was forced to leave their home near Brazil's Atlantic ...

United States in bid to beef up relationships in Western Hemisphere

WASHINGTON, DC - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller has stressed the need to strengthen partnerships in the Western ...

New Zealand announces nine new Coronavirus cases, 5 of them historical

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported nine new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Thursday. ...

World heading for 'catastrophic' rise in temperatures

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years ...

France announces death of Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president 1974-81

PARIS, France, December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president of France from 1974 to 1981 and a key actor in ...

People magazine reveals 'People of the Year'

A celebration of 2020? Many might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to what has ...

Gonzaga-Baylor clash called off after positive COVID-19 tests

Saturday's showdown between No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 2 Baylor was called off less than two hours before tipoff amid ...

Duplantis and Rojas named World Athletes of the Year

Quai Antoine [Monaco], December 5 (ANI): World record-breakers Mondo Duplantis of Sweden and Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela have been named ...

Kerala CM requests Harsh Vardhan to reconsider decision

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], December 5 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday wrote to Union Health Minister Dr Harsh ...

China conducted human testing to develop super soldiers

Washington [US], December 5 (ANI): US intelligence has revealed that China conducted "human testing" on members of the People's Liberation ...

Farm laws: 'It's a fight against unitary system', says SAD

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], December 5 (ANI): Shiromani Akali Dal vice president Prem Singh Chandumajra on Saturday met Trinamool Congress ...

NEP aims at revamping the education structure: Thakur

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)[India], December 5 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Saturday said that National Education Policy ...

Cavendish extends career with Quick-Step return

British sprint specialist Mark Cavendish has signed a one-year deal to return to Deceuninck-Quick-Step, the World Tour team announced on ...

Nadolo bags hat-trick as Covid-hit Fiji beat Georgia

Giant winger Nemani Nadolo scored three tries as Fiji beat Georgia 38-24 at Murrayfield on Saturday to finish seventh in ...

First Covid-19 vaccine delivery expected by mid-2021

The government will pay about R327 million rand to take delivery of the vaccines under the Covax initiative. The total ...

J.Hind or J.Diddy?

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI/India PR Distribution): Kali Denali Music CEO Dinesh Sharma, more commonly known in the Desi ...

New Parliament building to feature local artisans' craft

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): The new Parliament building, for which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation ...

Antoine Rozner claims maiden European Tour title in Dubai

Antoine Rozner claimed his maiden European Tour title at the Golf in Dubai Championship after a stellar final round performance ...

World Cup final hurt driving on Eddie Jones

England coach Eddie Jones hopes to put the pain of last year's World Cup final defeat to good use when ...

Delhi HC: Bereaved father seeks repatriation of son's body

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): A bereaved father has moved Delhi High Court on Saturday seeking direction to Delhi ...

Human Rights Watch calls for end to "sex testing" for female athletes

The NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Friday called on World Athletics to end "sex testing" on females, particularly hyperandrogenic ...

Man held with heroin worth Rs 20 crore

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], December 5 (ANI): The Kolkata Police arrested a drug peddler with 3.7 kilograms of heroin near ...

WHO launches initiative to combat COVID-19 misinformation in Africa

Villagers read COVID-19 prevention handbook provided by the government in Gutaurare village, Manicaland Province, Zimbabwe, August 21, 2020. (Xinhua/Shaun Jusa)The ...

APG celebrates its harvest of one-billion pounds

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): American Pistachios Growers (APG) strategically curated an interesting way to give insights about the ...

Reece Hodge off-target as Australia, Argentina share spoils

A thrilling Tri-Nations clash saw the Wallabies and Argentina play out to a draw in a rainy encounter at McDonald ...

Bahrain Says it Won't Allow Imports from Israeli Settlements

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Bahrain will not allow the importation of Israeli goods produced in settlements in occupied Palestinian ...

Achievers and Changemakers conferred with 'Brand Kolhapur'

Kolhapur (Maharashtra) [India], December 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): The annual Brand Kolhapur festival took place amidst glitz and celebration to encourage changemakers ...

Iron deficiency can be managed better

Washington [US], December 5 (ANI): Australian and European researchers have released updated, evidence-based guidance for managing iron deficiency, a serious ...

Youth ready to contribute for self-reliant J-K, says LG

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday said that the youth is ready to become ...

FIFA President Infantino backs VAR

Zurich [Switzerland], December 5 (ANI): FIFA President Gianni Infantino has backed the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR), saying that ...

Tim Paine named in Australia A squad

Sydney [Australia], December 5 (ANI): Test skipper Tim Paine has been named in Australia A's 13-member squad for the practice ...

Concussed Ravindra Jadeja ruled out of Australia T20 series

Ravindra Jadeja was onSaturday ruled of the final two games of India's Twenty20 series against Australia with concussion after controversy ...

US Decision to Withdraw Troops Dismays Some Somalis

ADDIS ABABA - President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops out of Somalia in the waning days of his ...

Calls Grow for Police Accountability in Hong Kong

HONG KONG - A Hong Kong court ruling has strengthened calls to establish an independent mechanism for complaints against the ...

REME - PHI is capable of combating SARS CoV-2 virus

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], December 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): In the battle against the ongoing pandemic, ZECO Aircon, in collaboration with RGF, has ...

COVID-19: Proteas squad members test negative

Cape Town [South Africa], December 5 (ANI): All the Proteas players who are part of the ODI squad for the ...

California Bay Area to Begin Stay-at-Home Orders Amid COVID Surge

The California city of San Francisco and several Bay Area counties said Friday that they will begin imposing stay-at-home orders ...

NIA files supplementary charge-sheet in KLF terror case

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a supplementary charge-sheet in Khalistan Liberation ...

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U.S. sues Facebook for discrimination against American employees

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against Facebook for discriminating against U.S. workers. The lawsuit alleges Facebook ...

U.S. stocks climb despite slowing jobs growth

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the rise on Friday, despite disappointing jobs data which showed the ...

Irish economy grew in third quarter at fastest rate ever

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland's Central Statistics Office on Friday released the Quarterly National Accounts for the third quarter of 2020, ...

Latest U.S. job figures show hiring is slowing

The United States added 245,000 jobs in November, the fewest since April and the latest sign that hiring has slowed ...

Stocks in Asia continue on path to nowhere, dollar losses consolidate

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued to meander on Friday, while demand for the U.S. dollar continued to ...

Brazilian economy recovering fast after two negative quarters

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, (Xinhua) -- Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said Thursday that the country's economy is going through ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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