Mon, 25 May 2020

Protesters for and against lockdowns clash in Germany

HAMBURG, Germany - German police clashed with a large crowd of demonstrators who gathered to protest against a sanctioned anti-lockdown ...

Coronavirus hoses down end of Ramadan celebrations

BALO-I, Lanao del Norte, Philippines - The Sulog family normally celebrates the end of Ramadan through hosting a communal prayer ...

Hong Kong protesters hit with tear gas, water cannon

HONG KONG - Hong Kong police fired tear gas, water cannon and pepper balls at separate groups totaling thousands of ...

Coronavirus to impact economies of smaller Caibbean countries

How can the United Nations sustainable development goals improve health and education, reduce inequality and spur economic growth while the ...

Trump back playing golf as U.S. returns to 'normal'

Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Saturday was seen golfing at his Virginia club, marking ...

How U.S. led the world in failure to prepare for pandemic

On March 20, just after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global pandemic on March 11, the U.S. National ...

Eight inmates die during Guadalajara prison brawl

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Eight inmates died after a brawl broke out in the high-security Mexican prison from which infamous drug ...

Scapegoating of Pell gains emphasis after release of redacted reports

Summarising, Cardinal Pell has been made a scapegoat. Whether that was the intention of the Royal Commission, I cannot say. ...

Premier League to vote on return of contact training

Premier League clubs will vote on proposals for a return to contact training on Wednesday as the English top-flight seeks ...

Japan's Koi fish gaining popularity around world

Niigata [Japan], May 25 (ANI): Koi fish is one of the most beloved pets in Japan. There are even annual ...

Markets in Paris, Frankfurt Trading Higher; London Closed

European markets are trading higher Monday.Paris' CAC-40 index is 1% higher, while the DAX in Frankfurt is up 1.5%. London's ...

US Marks Memorial Day as COVID Death Toll Nears 100,000

Monday is Memorial Day in the United States - a day set aside to honor the hundreds of thousands of ...

Thousands Wait to Take US Citizenship Oath Amid Virus Delays

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - Wendy De Los Santos passed the test to become a U.S. citizen just days before government offices ...

Pak Army comes under criticism for human rights abuses in Balochistan

Paris [France], May 25 (ANI): A Paris-based NGO, the Baloch Voice Association, recently organised a virtual conference titled "Prevent genocide ...

Federer urges tennis not to return without fans

Swiss ace Roger Federer believes tennis should only return once fans are allowed to attend events, as he admits he ...

Sri Lankan hat-trick hero held on heroin charge

Sri Lankan police have detained international cricketer Shehan Madushanka on a charge of possessing heroin, officials said on Monday.Madushanka, 25, ...

Remembering 11 of the great Proteas Test centuries

With South Africa's immediate cricketing future looking a little brighter following the announcement that the country will move into Level ...

No exchange of sweets between BSF, Pak Rangers at Wagah Border on Eid

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): Amid tensions due to Pakistan sponsoring cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, Border Security ...

Balbir Singh taught me a lot, sad day for hockey: MP Ganesh

New Delhi [India], May 25 (ANI): Former Indian hockey team captain MP Ganesh on Monday expressed grief over the demise ...

Experts laud China's commitment to building community with shared future

Photo taken on May 16, 2020 shows medical supplies from China at Cairo International Airport in Cairo, Egypt. (Xinhua/Wu Huiwo)China ...

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Nikkei 225 jumps 353 points, stocks in China struggle

SYDNEY, Australia - Tokyo and Sydney shares took off on Monday, and while stocks gained in Shanghai and Hong Kong, ...

Giant car rental operator bankrupt despite $1 billion in reserves

ESTERO, Florida - Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.and certain U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter ...

Coronavirus to impact economies of smaller Caibbean countries

How can the United Nations sustainable development goals improve health and education, reduce inequality and spur economic growth while the ...

Disadvantaged children engage in live video chat for Ramadan shopping

DUBAI, UAE - The world's largest themed mall which caters for more than 21 million visitors a year has had ...

China economic activity bouncing back quickly

WASHINGTON, DC May 23 (Xinhua) - The domestic drivers for the Chinese economy are looking much better and Chinese domestic ...

Wall Street tug of war Friday, major indices finish mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks struggled on Friday going into the long weekend, torn between worsening numbers around ...

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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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