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U.S. targets Chinese officials following end of Hong Kong democracy

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States has imposed sanctions on seven Chinese officials, all deputy directors at the China-Hong Kong liaison ...

Britain favors placing U.S. deep space radar station in U.K.

LONDON, England: A U.S. Space Force proposal to base a radar system in Britain to monitor spacecraft up to 22,400 ...

Texas man wins $1 million with free Covid vaccine lottery ticket

ARLINGTON, Texas: A Texas man has claimed a $1 million prize from a winning lottery ticket he received for free ...

U.S. life expectancy fell to 77.3 years in 2020

ATLANTA, Georgia: Life expectancy in the United States fell by 18 months in 2020 to 77.3 years.This is the lowest ...

New Russian stealth fighter jet to be on display at Russian air show

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia will unveil its new Sukhoi fifth-generation stealth fighter jet this week at an air show near Moscow.Show ...

U.S. urges Americans to avoid travel to Britain as Covid surges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. government issued an advisory on Monday urging U.S. citizens to avoid travel to Great Britain because ...

Borders, air travel between U.S. and Canada set to resume Aug. 9

OTTAWA, Canada: Following a 16-month closure of the U.S.-Canada border to prevent the spread of the Covid infection, the Canadian ...

LA County sheriff says new face mask mandate 'not science'

LOS ANGELES, California: The Los Angeles County sheriff said on Saturday that his office will not enforce newly announced face ...

Immunized Muslims attend haj as Covid limits numbers for second year

MECCA, Saudi Arabia: Sixty-thousand Saudi pilgrims are to participate in the annual haj, though foreigners will not be allowed into ...

South Korea-Japan summit canceled due to diplomat's remarks

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korean President Moon Jae-in has canceled his first summit with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga due ...

US, EU call on Taliban to end offensive

Washington DC [US], July 24 (ANI): The United States, the European Union, and NATO on Friday urged the Taliban to ...

China imposes sanctions on seven US individuals, entity

Beijing [China], July 24 (ANI): China on Friday imposed sanctions on seven US individuals and entity, under Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law, ...

Wall Street Rallies to Record-breaking End of Turbulent Week

NEW YORK - Stocks rallied to records Friday on Wall Street, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the ...

Pakistan asks UN to probe India's alleged use of Pegasus

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 24 (ANI): Pakistan has called on United Nations bodies to investigate reports about India allegedly using the ...

Record Number of People Fleeing Armed Attacks in Burkina Faso

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency on Friday called for concerted action to help record-breaking numbers of people forced to ...

US Undeterred Over China Sanctions

WHITE HOUSE - The White House said Friday that it is "undeterred" by the latest sanctions announced by China targeting ...

Ethiopia's Afar Region Urges Civilians to Fight Tigray Rebels

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA - Ethiopia's Afar region called on civilians Friday to take up arms against rebels from neighboring Tigray, ...

'Development projects funded with India grant impactful'

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): The high-impact community development projects funded with grant assistance from India are immensely impactful, ...

President condoles the death of Kerala's 'oldest learner'

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday expressed his condolences on the demise of Bhageerathi ...

UN urges China to fully cooperate with WHO on COVID-19

New York [US], July 24 (ANI): The United Nations on Friday called on all member states, including China, to fully ...

Over 140 Palestinians hurt in clashes with Israel troops: medics

Over 140 Palestinians were hurt during the clashes, including nine by live fire, 34 by rubber-coated bullets and 87 by ...

Rising COVID Cases in Port Sudan Could Be Caused by Delta Variant

KHARTOUM - Health authorities in Sudan's Red Sea state town of Port Sudan say they have seen a significant increase ...

Atlanta United host Crew, look to break winless streak

Atlanta United will seek to end a nine-game winless streak when they host the Columbus Crew on Saturday. It will ...

UNSC condemns Turkish Cypriot leaders for reopening Varosha

New York [US], July 24 (ANI): The UN Security Council has condemned the announcement by Turkish Cypriot authorities to reopen ...

China denounces WHO's fresh plans to probe COVID-19 origins

Beijing [China], July 24 (ANI): Lashing out at the World Health Organization (WHO), China on Friday called the WHO's second ...

MLB to test pitch-calling device for catchers

Major League Baseball will test an electronic pitch-calling device that will allow catchers to communicate with pitchers via a transmitter, ...

EU warns Bosnian Serb leaders on genocide denial

The Srebrenica massacre was the July 1995 genocide of more than 8 000 Bosniak Muslim men and boys in and ...

China Sanctions Several US Citizens

China announced Friday it was imposing sanctions on several U.S. citizens in response to the U.S. sanctioning of seven deputy ...

'This Can Be Me': Black Participation Rising in Gymnastics

There's a phenomenon that happens every time Simone Biles appears on a screen inside Power Moves Gymnastics & Fitness.As if ...

Monaghan to play twins in Netflix's thriller 'Echoes'

Washington [US], July 23 (ANI): 'Mission Impossible III' actor Michelle Monaghan has been roped in to play identical twins in ...

Sri Lanka register consolation win over India in 3rd ODI

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 23 (ANI): Avishka Fernando (76) and Bhanuka Rajapaksa (65) smashed respective fifties to ensure Sri Lanka ...

Why is it not Russia, but ROC, performing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Due to recent doping scandals, Russian athletes were not allowed to officially represent Russia at international sporting events. So, Russian ...

Tokyo Olympics: winning could become about managing COVID stress

Olympism, the 19th-century philosophy of the modern Olympic Games, can be summed up as making the world better through sport. ...

Belarus Shuts Down More NGOs Amid Continued Crackdown

Belarus has forced the closure of 15 more nongovernmental organizations as strongman Alyaksandr Lukashenka's crackdown against pro-democracy activists, the independent ...

Henshaw hails fellow Lions centre Daly as Springboks loom

British and Irish Lions inside centre Robbie Henshaw hailed midfield partner Elliot Daly ahead of a confrontation with world champions ...

Former Lions, Bulls coach John Mitchell quits England to join Wasps

John Mitchell has quit his role as England defence coach to join the backroom staff of Premiership club Wasps, it ...

Naomi Osaka lights Tokyo Olympics cauldron in 'eerily empty' stadium

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka lit the Olympic cauldron as the Tokyo Games opened on Friday after a year's delay ...

Transnet cyber attack and unrest unrelated, says minister

Transnet says its technical teams are working around the clock to ensure that impact remains minimal. Transnet did not immediately ...

Increased testing needed to fight delta strain in Europe: WHO

Increased free testing, contact tracing and other steps are needed to fight the Covid-19 Delta variant, now dominant in much ...

Haiti's murdered president laid to rest with tensions high

President Jovenel Moise was murdered on 7 July at his home in Port-au-Prince.The attack was carried out by a group ...

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U.S. targets Chinese officials following end of Hong Kong democracy

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States has imposed sanctions on seven Chinese officials, all deputy directors at the China-Hong Kong liaison ...

China's ascendancy putting pressure on relationships of U.S. allies

The economy of the People's Republic of China has been growing much faster than that of the United States for ...

South Korea-Japan summit canceled due to diplomat's remarks

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korean President Moon Jae-in has canceled his first summit with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga due ...

Odisha's brackish aquaculture marks record growth of 747 pC

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], 24 July (ANI): As another achievement in the rural economy, brackish water aquaculture in Odisha marked a ...

Wall Street Rallies to Record-breaking End of Turbulent Week

NEW YORK - Stocks rallied to records Friday on Wall Street, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the ...

Indian athletes will script history in Tokyo Olympics: Hima

Guwahati (Assam) [India], July 24 (ANI): Ace sprinter Hima Das on Friday wished all the best to the Indian athletes ...

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