Mon, 10 May 2021

More than 200 Palestinians injured during end-of-Ramadan clashes

JERUSALEM - Celebrating the final week of Ramadan, thousands of Palestinian worshippers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque gathered for prayer time ...

U.S. announces waiver of Covid patents; pharmaceutical stocks tumble

WASHINGTON D.C.: Shares of Covid vaccine manufacturers fell following statements from the White House that they support waiving patent rights ...

U.S. economic downturn translates to lowest birth rate in 40 years

WASHINGTON DC - Amidst the radical turndown in the American economy during the Covid lockdown, birth rates in the United ...

WHO says "low confidence" in Sinopharm Covid side-effects data

GENEVA, Switzerland: World Health Organization experts have said they have "very low confidence" in data received from Chinese state-owned drugmaker ...

White House seeks subsidies for nuclear power in bid for clean energy

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House is talking with lawmakers to offer subsidies to the nation's nuclear power plants, in a ...

Fear of Covid variants calls off Oktoberfest for 2nd year

MUNICH, Germany: Authorities in Germany have called off Oktoberfest for the second straight year, saying the festival, which attracts nearly ...

Police recognize wanted Mafia fugitive on YouTube from tattoos

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic: Italian detectives have arrested a member of the Italian mafia after seeing him on YouTube in ...

93 policemen killed in 2020, 41 shot to death

WASHINGTON D.C.: The FBI has reported that 93 police officers were killed in the line of duty in 2020.This was ...

Lithuania president voices support for Ukraine at Warsaw summit

WARSAW, Poland: A defiant Lithuanian president said earlier this week that his country would never accept Russia's 2014 annexation of ...

Romania marks 76th anniversary of end of World War II in Europe

BUCHAREST, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Events commemorating the 76th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe are ...

Arab Nations Hit out at Israel over Jerusalem Violence

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - Arab countries, including four that last year agreed to normalize relations with Israel, have condemned a weekend ...

UN Condemns Ugandan Bill to Criminalize Same-Sex Relations

GENEVA - The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is calling on Uganda to amend a ...

China Focus: Hainan set to bring global benefits as free trade port

© Provided by Xinhua HAIKOU, May 9 (Xinhua) -- As comprehensive reforms are being deepened and high-level opening-up policies are ...

Vaccine Deserts: Some Countries Have No COVID-19 Jabs At All

N'DJAMENA, CHAD - At the small hospital where Dr. Oumaima Djarma works in Chad's capital, there are no debates over ...

The state of the union: what these elections mean for the future of the UK

The territorial integrity of the UK remains in question following elections across England, Scotland and Wales. In each nation or ...

Sharks coach Sean Everitt happy to rest his Bok players if asked to

Sharks coach Sean Everitt said he'll accede to requests to rest his Springbok players despite the short and intense nature ...

China ready to enhance cooperation with Suriname: Chinese FM

© Provided by Xinhua China is ready to strengthen cooperation with Suriname to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Chinese State Councilor ...

Rangers counting on Khris Davis against Mariners

When the Texas Rangers acquired slugger Khris Davis in an offseason trade with Oakland, they no doubt imagined home runs ...

Kareena Kapoor terms mom 'The Rock of Gibraltar'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 9 (ANI): On the occasion of Mother's Day, Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor Khan on Sunday dig ...

How communities can fight the stigma that isolates people with dementia

Keeping people with dementia separated and secured is a common practice, based on the reasonable idea of safety first for ...

Akash Mishra talks about influence of his mother

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): Akash Mishra was in Balarampur but not at his home when he received the ...

Ian Chappell talks about suspension of IPL

Melbourne [Australia], May 9 (ANI): Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell has said that the suspension of the Indian Premier League ...

Military parade marking WWII victory kicks off in Moscow

Moscow [Russia], May 9 (ANI/Sputnik): A military parade commemorating the 76th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World ...

Hansal Mehta dedicates Mother's Day post to India

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): While the whole world is celebrating the spirit of motherhood by posting special pictures ...

Mother's Day 2021: Bollywood stars share heartfelt wishes

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): Commemorating the occasion of Mother's Day on Sunday, Bollywood stars like Sara Ali Khan, ...

GLOBALink | Changes in Chinese consumption behavior over past decades

HAIKOU, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese buzzword "sandajian" refers to the "big three" items idolized by a couple planning to ...

Kareena Kapoor celebrates Mother's day with sons

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): Celebrating Mother's Day with her little munchkins Taimur and her newborn baby, Bollywood actor ...

How Soviet people celebrated victory in World War II

The majority of Soviet citizens were in no doubt that a defeat in the war would mean their death. That ...

Covid-19: Medical assistance departs from S Korea for India

Incheon [South Korea], May 9 (ANI): The first batch of medical assistance from South Korea departed from the city of ...

'Liger' teaser release postponed

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): Movie buffs have been on their toes to see the teaser of the much-awaited ...

COVID-19: Pope Francis backs vaccine patents waiver

Rome [Italy], May 9 (ANI): Pope Francis has backed growing calls for a patent waiver for coronavirus vaccines in a ...

Myanmar's junta brands ousted lawmakers terrorists

Naypyitaw [Myanmar], May 9 (ANI): Myanmar's military junta has designated the National Unity Government ousted in a February coup, and ...

IPL 2021: Punjab Kings members reach home 'safely'

New Delhi [India], May 9 (ANI): Punjab Kings (PBKS) have informed that most of their players have reached home "safely" ...

ISKCON distributing food among COVID patients in Siliguri

Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], May 9 (ANI): Amid rising cases of coronavirus infections across the state, the International Society For ...

Study on dietary supplements for weight loss

London [UK], May 9 (ANI): The first global review of complementary medicines (herbal and dietary supplements) for weight loss in ...

UNICEF chief strongly condemns Kabul bombing

Kabul [Afghanistan], May 9 (ANI): Leading UN officials on Saturday condemned the deadly bombing outside a high school in Kabul, ...

Pakistan ramps up restrictions to curb COVID-19 spread during Eid al-Fitr

© Provided by Xinhua All businesses, hotels, parks, recreational spots and shopping malls will remain closed from May 8 to ...

EU-China deal inches closer to end

Beijing [China], May 9 (ANI): Amid repeated confrontations with China over retaliatory sanctions on elected officials, European lawmakers are up ...

Sri Lanka begins administering China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines

© Provided by Xinhua "Today we began administering the Sinopharm vaccine in the Panadura Health office for locals above the ...

China constructing villages, outposts in Bhutan

Beijing [China], May 9 (ANI): China has been constructing a previously unnoticed network of roads, buildings and military outposts deep ...

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Google changing rules on working in office after Covid

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: Some 20 percent of Google's staff will continue to work remotely after the offices reopen in the ...

Losses climb for Hyatt amid pandemic as public remains homebound

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS: Hyatt Hotels has reported that it is facing greater losses in Q1 as the public opted to remain ...

Demand seen pushing factory orders to 1.1% in March

WASHINGTON D.C.: After sliding 0.5 percent in February, new factory orders for US-made goods rebounded 1.1 percent in March, as ...

Airlines, biofuel industries discuss low-cost biofuels with U.S. House

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a larger drive by lawmakers to advance climate and energy legislation, members of a U.S. ...

China reports 230 million tourist trips over May Day holiday

BEIJING, China: China set a new tourism record, as the Chinese made some 230 million trips over the extended May ...

U.S. industrial stocks set new records, U.S. dollar gets smashed

NEW YORK, New York - It was like Groundhog Day as stocks forged to new highs on Wall Street on ...

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