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Delta variant causes more Americans to get vaccinated: White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: The average number of Americans being vaccinated against COVID-19 rose by 30 percent, as the Delta variant is ...

Wildfires, high temperatures strike Sicily, Italy

Catania, Sicily: Italian firefighters are battling wildfires in Sicily for a second consecutive day.The fires reached the town of Catania ...

U.S. doctors' groups endorse COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women

CHICAGO, Illinois: All pregnant women should receive Covid vaccines, according to two major U.S. obstetricians' groups.Citing data collected from tens ...

Protests in France to block use of Covid health pass

PARIS, France: Thousands of people in Paris and other French cities protested against the introduction of a mandatory COVID-19 health ...

Deadline for UN pledges on greenhouse gases missed by China, India

BERLIN, Germany: China and India missed a U.N. deadline to submit new plans detailing how they will reduce greenhouse gas ...

Haiti Supreme Court judge in hiding, wanted in killing of president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: Haitian police on Friday accused former Supreme Court judge Wendelle Coq-Thelot of having met with Colombian mercenaries accused ...

U.K. Space Command begins task of protecting from threats in space

LONDON, England: Following the United States, Britain has created a military space command to supervise activities in space, Britain's Ministry ...

Europeans evacuate 394 migrants from boat on Mediterranean

TUNIS, Tunisia: Some 394 migrants were rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday.The Sea-Watch 3 ...

Air leak causes drop in pressure in International Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: Staffs on Earth and in the International Space Station are working to correct a drop in air pressure, ...

U.S. sanctions Cuba police, leaders after July protests

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States added additional sanctions on the Cuban police force and its leaders on Friday, following the ...

U.S. seizes tanker, seeks owner for bypassing North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United Sates has seized a tanker that it said was assisting North Korea in evading sanctions. In ...

U.S. claim on Chinese "lab leak" theory groundless, says German expert

© Provided by Xinhua While Washington struggles to blame the pandemic on others, "there is verified forensic evidence that U.S. ...

Nigeria accused of ?ruthless? crackdown in restive southeast

Violence has flared in the southeastern states this year, killing at least 127 police or members of the security services, ...

Daesh terrorist arrested by CTD Balochistan

Quetta [Pakistan], August 5 (ANI): The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Balochistan arrested Daesh terrorist Abdul Haye who was involved in ...

Hypocritical Washington and its lies of "standing with Hong Kong"

© Provided by Xinhua It seems that only a chaotic Hong Kong can meet Washington's political interests.However, Washington's sinister intention ...

Allegations are serious if news reports are correct: SC

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that the allegations about the Central government allegedly ...

Platinum Evara celebrates the strong and compassionate

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): The devastating second wave of the pandemic had far-reaching effects across various sections and ...

WB teams in Kohistan to review security arrangements

Mansehra (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) [Pakistan], August 5 (ANI): After 13 people were killed in a bus blast at the Dasu Hydropower ...

Embarrassing! US woe as Olympic relay jinx strikes again

The US 4x100m relay squad were left digesting another Olympic debacle on Thursday, failing to qualify for the final after ...

Saudi Aramco hikes oil prices to Asia for second consecutive month

The world's largest oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, raised on Wednesday its official selling prices for crude oil loading for Asia ...

WHO 'deeply concerned' by Long Covid

Long Covid remains one of the most mysterious aspects of the pandemic.The World Health Organisation urged people struggling with the ...

Graham Reid talks about India winning bronze

Tokyo [Japan], August 5 (ANI): India men's hockey team coach Graham Reid on Thursday said his side made a lot ...

New Iranian President To Take Oath Before Parliament

New Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi takes the oath before parliament on August 5, thus completing a two-step inauguration process as ...

Dr. Richard Verma delivers Commencement Lecture

Sonipat (Haryana) [India], August 5 (ANI/OP Jindal University): The Jindal School of BankingFinance (JSBF) kicked off the new academic year ...

Western Balkans is important stop in Chinese Silk route

Belgrade [Serbia], August 5 (ANI): Over the past decade, Western Balkans have become an increasingly important pit-stop in the Chinese ...

Australian skater Palmer wins men's park gold at Tokyo Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua Skater Keegan Palmer of Australia won men's park gold at Tokyo 2020 on Thursday.TOKYO, Aug. 5 ...

Music composition 'Bas Tu' under Anand Parmar Production

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI/ThePRTree): Anand Parmar Productions has come up with a power-packed new music composition 'Bus Tu'- ...

COVID-19 origin tracing should not be politicized: Ethiopian media

© Provided by Xinhua Constant and long-term origin tracing studies on a global scale in a sound manner should be ...

Indian-American Veena Reddy arrives in New Delhi

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI): Indian-American Veena Reddy has arrived here to take charge as the new mission director ...

Servify's massive growth leads to expansion of global team

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 5 (ANI/BusinessWire India):Arun Verma, MS Kalsi, Kevin Cundiff, Edward Lee, Swetha Prashant, Peter Duesing, Sanghoon (Sam) ...

U.S. struggles to unite European allies against China: media

© Provided by Xinhua U.S. key European allies "see the Americans being confrontational with China and they don't believe Europe ...

Springboks v Lions: 6 players to look out for in series decider

The Springboks and British & Irish Lions declared media lockdowns in South Africa on Wednesday with no access to either ...

Raisi to Take Oath as Iran's New President

Ebrahim Raisi is set to be sworn in Thursday as Iran's new president.The ultraconservative won a landslide election in June ...

Hawaii Fishermen Concerned Over Growing Chinese Presence

HONOLULU - Early morning in Honolulu, yellowfin, bigeye and other types of tuna, along with swordfish, are put up for ...

Tokyo Olympics: Odisha CM speaks to hockey players

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], August 5 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday congratulated the India men's hockey team after ...

Black Lotus might be the difference in your meditation

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI/PNN): Mental Health was proven to be one of the most talked-about topics of 2020. ...

Jake Arrieta, Cubs aim to take series vs. Rockies

When the Chicago Cubs won the World Series in 2016, Jake Arrieta was a big part of that team's success. ...

How AI can help choose your next career and stay ahead of automation

The typical Australian will change careers five to seven times during their professional lifetime, by some estimates. And this is ...

MLB roundup: Max Scherzer shines in Dodgers debut

Max Scherzer struck out 10 over seven innings in his Dodgers debut and Mookie Betts hit a pair of home ...

Taiwan thanks US for approving weapon sale

Taipei [Taiwan], August 5 (ANI): Taiwan has thanked the US administration for approving a USD 750 million weapon sale to ...

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$1 billion London film studio to ensure UK remains film destination

LONDON, England: In the first overseas expansion of their Sunset Studios platform, U.S. firms Blackstone and Hudson Pacific Properties said ...

Asian stock investors lack resolution, Nikkei 225 rises 144 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia mirrored Wall Street's overnight performance, finishing mixed and barely moved.The Australian All Ordinaries ...

China reports slowest factory growth since February 2020

BEIJING, China: Expansion of China's factory sector in July was the most sluggish in seventeen months, on the back of ...

Bombardier union ends one week strike at Toronto assembly plant

TORONTO, Canada: Union workers at Bombardier's business-jet assembly plant in Toronto ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement on Saturday, ...

U.S. stocks end mixed, Dow Jones loses more than 300 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Wednesday."The market is expensive where it is and people are ...

Disney says all employees working at parks must be vaccinated

ORLANDO, Florida: The Walt Disney Company say that all of its on-site salaried and non-union hourly employees in the United ...

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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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