Wed, 12 Aug 2020

Brazil's coronavirus case tally up 52,160, reaches 3,109,630

Brasilia [Brazil], August 12 (ANI/Sputnik): Brazil's number of cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has increased by more than ...

Funds raised for statue of English football's black trailblazer

Jack Leslie, who was chosen to play for England in 1925 but dropped when selectors discovered he was black, will ...

Global pre-orders of Covid-19 vaccines top five billion

President Donald Trump has launched "Operation Warp Speed" in a bid to develop, manufacture and distribute a Covid-19 vaccine to ...

'Not sure': Ross Taylor on him playing T20 WC 2021

Port of Spain [Trinidad and Tobago], Aug 11 (ANI): New Zealand's middle-order batsman Ross Taylor has said that he is ...

Former Argentina skipper Creevy signs for London Irish

Former Argentina captain Agustin Creevy signed for English Premiership club London Irish on Tuesday, declaring he cannot wait to "get ...

Video: The Wall of Moms builds on a long protest tradition

Kelsy Kretschmer, associate professor of sociology at Oregon State University, explains why the Wall of Moms protest group attracted so ...

ITES Q1 net profit drops to Rs 60 crore on COVID-19 woes

New Delhi [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Government-owned RITES Ltd said on Tuesday its profit after tax dropped to Rs 60 ...

Ronaldinho set for 24 August release, says judicial sources

Brazil great Ronaldinho could be freed on 24 August following five months detention in Paraguay over a forged passport, judicial ...

'D-Day's coming': Australia sets Kiwis Super Rugby shake-up deadline

Australian rugby officials have set a three-week deadline for New Zealand to accept their demands for a trans-Tasman Super Rugby ...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 20 mln: Johns Hopkins University

With 5,085,821 cases and 163,370 fatalities, the United States has suffered the most from the pandemic, accounting for a quarter ...

WHO decries 'vast global gap' in funds needed to fight coronavirus

There is a "vast global gap" between funds needed to fight the coronavirus pandemic and funds committed, World Health Organization ...

ICRC: Essential Workers in Brazil Face High Risk in Coronavirus Fight

Frontline heatlh workers in Brazil are at serious risk of contracting COVID-19 as they carry out essential work, said the ...

South African policy isn't connecting child nutrition and sanitation

When faced with complex problems that require coordination and collaboration, government departments almost instinctively retreat to their silos and predetermined ...

Australia pitches 'Super 8' rugby with SA, NZ, Japan, Argentina

.He added that discussions had taken place with the other countries, but gave no indication about how the plan was ...

Willian ends Chelsea stay with 'head held high'

Willian says he is leaving Chelsea with "his head held high" ending a seven year spell with the Premier League ...

US Officially Passes 5 Million Coronavirus Cases

The United States surpassed five million coronavirus cases on Sunday, the most in the world.The figures were released Sunday by ...

US Tops 5 Million Coronavirus Infections

The United States has more coronavirus cases than any other country. There are more than 5 million infections in the ...

Atalanta, the Italian upstarts menacing PSG

PSG are once against seen as France's best bet for a Champions League victory, despite Lyon's shock elimination of Juventus ...

World wary as Putin claims Russia first to develop Covid vaccine

President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia had become the first country to approve a vaccine offering "sustainable immunity" ...

World coronavirus victim toll now more than 20 million, 700,000 dead

The coronavirus pandemic chalked up another horrific milestone on Monday as the world surpassed 20 million recorded cases of the ...

Spot on the Beach in Rio de Janeiro Only by App Reservation

People heading to the beach in Rio de Janeiro will now be required to reserve a spot on the sand ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, Aug. 12

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Ecuador registers 862 more COVID-19 cases, 19 new deaths

QUITO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador reported 862 new COVID-19 cases and 19 more deaths from the disease in the ...

Brazil reports 52,160 more COVID-19 cases, 1,274 new deaths

SAO PAULO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Brazil on Tuesday recorded 52,160 new COVID-19 cases and 1,274 more deaths from the ...

COVID-19 hits 18 footballers of Brazilian Serie B side CSA

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- A Brazilian second division football match has been postponed after 18 players from ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0000 GMT, Aug. 12

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Brazil builds industrial port to boost trade with Asia

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Brazil is building a large, modern port complex to facilitate trade with Asia, ...

Chilean market analysts predict decline of 6 pct in economy in 2020

SANTIAGO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Chilean market analysts estimate that the South American country's economy will fall by 6 percent ...

Brazil forecasts record output of 250.5 mln tons of grain in 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Brazil, one of the world's leading grain producers, expects to see a 3.8 ...

Spot on the Beach in Rio de Janeiro Only by Reservation Via an App

People heading to the beach in Rio de Janeiro will now be required to reserve a spot on the sand ...

Live COVID-19 Updates: Russia's cases near 900,000

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1000 GMT, Aug. 11

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Live COVID-19 Updates: Brazil reports 22,048 more cases, 703 new deaths

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, Aug. 11

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Shenzhen FC eyeing Colombia playmaker Quintero

BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- River Plate and Colombia international midfielder Juan Fernando Quintero could be the next South ...

Suspension puts Peru's World Cup qualifying at risk, says official

LIMA, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Peru will jeopardize its chances of qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0000 GMT, Aug. 11

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll reaches 101,752

SAO PAULO, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Brazil on Monday said it registered 703 deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in ...

Argentina mulls tightening lockdown measures amid rise in COVID-19 cases

BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Argentina's government has not ruled out tightening lockdown restrictions in force since March 20 ...

Brazil's health chief urges timely treatment of COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's interim Minister of Health Gen. Eduardo Pazuello on Monday urged Brazilians suffering ...

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Hong Kong Hang Seng jumps 353 points, Asian markets generally mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, rising in Japan and Hong Kong, but falling in China ...

Technology stocks threatened by Trump interventions

Donald Trump's WeChat ban targets a celebrated Chinese innovation at the heart of the world's largest mobile gaming and social ...

Congress makes no progress on stimulus, selling escalates on Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks have fallen across the board on Tuesday as a deal between Democrats and ...

Facebook to clamp down on publishers with political affiliations

MENLO PARK, California - Facebook announced new regulations Tuesday that prevent U.S. publishers with demonstrated ties to political groups from ...

North American bathroom refurbishment giant to set up shop in Limerick

CO LIMERICK, Ireland - Bath Fitter, possibly the largest North American 'bathroom refurbishment franchisor, is to establish its European Business ...

Auto sales in Ireland dropped 18% last month

DUBLIN, Ireland Aug. 10 (Xinhua) - A total of 15,329 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...

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