Mon, 20 Sep 2021

World leaders will be shut out of UN if not vaccinated against Covid

NEW YORK CITY, New York: UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid and New York City officials have jointly announced that ...

China enacts emergency procedures after earthquake hits Sichuan

BEIJING, China: China is carrying out emergency procedures after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province in the country's southwest, killing ...

US holds back some Egyptian military aid due to human rights concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: Military aid worth $130 million, out of a $300 million package intended for Egypt, will be withheld by ...

Sequoia National Park still safe, but wildfires approaching

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California: Sequoia National Park and its namesake gigantic trees could be threatened by two large forest fires ...

Crisis strikes Idaho hospitals as Covid cases fill beds, ICUs

BOISE, Idaho: Public health officials in Idaho have warned that they will need to impose an emergency-level rationing of care ...

Lithuania building fence to stop migrants from Belarus

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Lithuania's government said work on the first section of a fence along its 420-mile border with Belarus, which ...

UK budget will not include funds for Scotland-Northern Ireland tunnel

LONDON, England: A proposed 21-mile undersea tunnel to link Scotland and Northern Ireland will not be funded, according to British ...

North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...

U.S. Army four star general in firing line

Washington's quasi-official court stenographer, Bob Woodward, has just published another "insider" DC account, which he co-authored with the journalist and ...

Indiana hospitals canceling procedures to make room for Covid patients

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Hospitals in Indiana are still reeling from the recent spurt in new Delta Covid cases across the state.According ...

Next Norway prime minster a wealthy leader of Labor Party

OSLO, Norway: The man expected to become the next prime minister of Norway, 61-year-old Jonas Gahr Stoere, was born into ...

China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Wildfires threaten popular Spanish resort of Estepona

ESTEPONA, Spain: Spain sent in its military to help fight a wildfire that is continuing to threaten the popular Costa ...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announces candidacy for president

PARIS, France: The Socialist Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, said she will run in the 2022 French presidential election, despite ...

Kuwaiti Sheikh faces prison in Swiss forgery case

GENEVA, Switzerland: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwait's ruling family and former Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

Trees down, 30,000 without electricity in Canada after hurricane

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland: Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on the southern coast of Newfoundland on Canada's ...

Widow of slain Robert Kennedy said assassin should not be released

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy, said Sirhan Sirhan, who was ...

Female teachers worry about their future

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 20 (ANI): Female teachers are uncertain about their future in Afghanistan after the Ministry of Education issued ...

ICC partners with CA to live stream Australia's season

Dubai [UAE], September 20 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has partnered with Cricket Australia (CA) to broadcast the upcoming ...

Xi Jinping to deliver speech via video link at UNGA

Beijing [China], September 20 (ANI): Chinese leader Xi Jinping will deliver a virtual video address on Tuesday at the United ...

'Will report on field visit to Afghanistan at UNGA'

Geneva [Switzerland], September 20 (ANI): In the upcoming UN General Assembly (UNGA) meet slated for this week, United Nations High ...

Netflix's 'The Queen's Gambit' wins Emmy

Los Angeles (California) [US], September 20 (ANI): That's checkmate for Netflix's popular series 'The Queen's Gambit'. The show, which features ...

Pakistan must recognise Taliban govt: Fazlur Rehman

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 20 (ANI): Pakistan should recognise the Taliban government at the earliest to help ensure a stable country ...

Dwayne Bravo talks about match against MI

Dubai [UAE], September 20 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Dwayne Bravo said that any match against Mumbai Indians in ...

WB's call to discontinue 'Doing Business Report' irks Pak

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 20 (ANI): The World Bank's decision to discontinue 'Doing Business Report' has irked Pakistan as it was ...

Olivia Colman wins Emmy

Los Angeles (California) [US], September 20 (ANI): English actress Olivia Colman has just taken home an Emmy for 'Outstanding Lead ...

Chinese, Sri Lankan workers to celebrate their moon festivals together

© Provided by Xinhua The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival and the Sri Lankan Poya Day may coincide as the case in ...

Jayawardene gives update on Rohit Sharma

Dubai [UAE], September 20 (ANI): After suffering a 20-run defeat against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League ...

Scott Frank wins Emmy

Los Angeles (California) [US], September 20 (ANI): American director and screenwriter Scott Frank took home an Emmy for directing Netflix's ...

Will Erdogan's long arm in the world-end up

By John SolomouNicosia [Cyprus], September 20 (ANI): Last week US Representative (D. Nevada) Dina Titus proposed an amendment to the ...

Meeting with VP Kamala Harris and Apple chief Tim Cook

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], September 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting the United States this week ...

Will new funding programs attract Indian firms in Singapore

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, September 20 (ANI): Last week, Singapore announced a series of initiatives aimed at enticing up and ...

Xi's potential 2027 transition poses threat to Taiwan

Washington [US], September 20 (ANI): Former Indo-Pacific commander Philip Davidson said that Chinese President Xi Jinping's potential 2027 transition poses ...

COVID vaccines: Widening inequality and millions vulnerable

Health leaders agree that a world without COVID-19 will not be possible until everyone has equal access to vaccines. More ...

Afghans fear that Taliban will forcibly recruit youngsters

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 20 (ANI): Taliban's return to power raised fears among Afghans that they will forcibly recruit youngsters to ...

CWC, Asian Games on radar next : athlete Amlan Borgohain

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], September 20 (ANI): After winning the gold medal at 60th National Open Athletics Championships at the Jawaharlal ...

Darren Clarke wins Sanford International via three-man playoff

Darren Clarke of Northern Ireland made a birdie on the second playoff hole on Sunday to win the Sanford International ...

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Hong Kong stocks dive, China Evergrande bonds yielding more than 500%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Chinese, South Korean, and Japanese stock markets were closed on Monday with their respective countries enjoying ...

Ad revenue on Australian commercial radio stations surges in August

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Australian commercial radio ad revenue has bounced back up despite ongoing lockdown restrictions across the country.Revenue ...

From street cart to Wall St., Oregon's Dutch Bros Coffee launches IPO

PORTLAND, Oregon: Dutch Bros Coffee, which began in business by selling espresso-based coffee drinks from a pushcart in the Oregon ...

China seeks membership in Asia trade group Trans-Pacific Partnership

BEIJING, China: Seeking to expand its influence, China is seeking to join an 11-nation Asia-Pacific free trade group, the Comprehensive ...

With new Covid rules, U.S. to allow entry to international visitors

WASHINGTON D.C.: A senior White House advisor has said that the Biden administration is considering mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations and contact ...

Boeing: Domestic air travel recovering, international remains slow

CHICAGO, Illinois: The airline industry is showing signs of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Boeing said on Tuesday, predicting rising ...

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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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