Fri, 07 Aug 2020

Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...

Pompeo calls TikiTok, WeChat, and other apps, 'significant threats'

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from ...

Rebels and government forces clash in Myamar sending locals fleeing

More than 100 villagers fled their homes in Myanmar's northern Shan state into China as fighting broke out between ethnic ...

Flashpoint Beirut: Blast comes on eve of Hariri assassination verdict

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The world has been shocked by the severity of a huge blast which has rocked Beirut, killing ...

No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

NEW YORK, New York - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft ...

Names of 9 youthful Marines and Sailor killed in AAV tragedy named

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper has paid tribute to the youthful eight Marines ...

US Approaches 4.9 Million Coronavirus Cases

The number of COVID-19 cases around the world continues its steady climb with more than 19.1 million infections, according to ...

Actor Suniel Shetty invests in Vieroots

Kochi (Kerala) [India], Aug 7 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Bollywood stalwart Suniel Shetty has invested an undisclosed amount in Vieroots Wellness Solutions ...

Three major scientific controversies about coronavirus

Although political leaders have closed borders in response to COVID-19, scientists are collaborating like never before. But the coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) ...

8 simple strategies to fuel your body during a pandemic

People eat for many reasons - pleasure, emotional release, boredom or to connect with others. And then there is eating ...

China's foreign trade continues to edge up

Aerial photo taken on July 15, 2020 shows a container port in Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province.(Xinhua/Song Weiwei)BEIJING, Aug. 7 ...

Jamshedpur FC appoint Owen Coyle as head coach

Jharkhand [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Ahead of the 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) season, Jamshedpur FC announced the signing of ...

EXTRACT | #ImStaying

Every country has its cultural identifiers - slang words, music, cultural traits, expressions, food and stories - the aspects of ...

EXTRACT | These are not gentle people : A true story

Ruth and Mercia stood, awkwardly, in the kitchen. Although she hadn't mentioned it yet, Mercia had heard about the incident ...

NSW offers to host coronavirus-threatened Australian Open

New South Wales offered to host the Australian Open tennis Grand Slam and other major sports events in Sydney on ...

SA spin coach snapped up by CWC holders England

was one of the support-staff casualties when Ottis Gibson's tenure as Proteas head coach ended in 2019 ... but he ...

How PSL coaches feel about the bio-bubble: 'You just get paranoid!'

as the PSL seeks to complete the 2019/20 campaign.The clubs have also gone into a draw to select home stadiums ...

Lena Waithe to develop show on open marriages

Washington [US], August 7 (ANI): Exploring the subject of non-traditional marriages, screenwriter Lena Waithe is in for developing a new ...

Coronavirus: Pakistan to resume international flights from Sunday

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 07 (ANI): Pakistan government on Friday announced the resumption of international flight operations at all airports in ...

16 fishermen rescued off Thane, says Coast Guard

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): The Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC), Mumbai has saved the lives of 16 fishermen ...

Mexico Megachurch Leader Remains Jailed

Bail for the leader of a Mexican megachurch nearly doubled to $90 million after prosecutors expanded charges against him, including ...

Beirut explosions inflict huge blow to Lebanon's economy

Smoke rises from an explosion site at the port of Beirut, Lebanon, Aug. 4, 2020. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)"As 80 percent of ...

PM Modi to inaugurate Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra tomorrow

New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra (RSK), an interactive experience ...

UNHCR rushes support for Beirut in the aftermath of massive blast

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and other humanitarian partners in Lebanon are rushing to support the government-led response following the ...

Floods drive over 650,000 Somalis from their homes in 2020

More than 150,000 Somalis have been forced to flee their homes since late June, including some 23,000 in the last ...

IOM, UNHCR Mourn Death of 27 People off West African Coast

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, are deeply saddened at the tragic death of ...

Abhinav Bindra set to participate in 'Sunfeast India Run As One'

New Delhi [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Former Olympic champion shooter Abhinav Bindra will participate in the 'Sunfeast India Run As ...

World's aid to Lebanon after Beirut explosions

The world and neighbors are sending aid to Lebanon after devastating blasts in Beirut. More is on the way... Members ...

Electric cars won't save us if the numbers don't add up - economist

Electric cars are one of the fastest growing sectors of the automotive industry. Record sales are being made despite the ...

Russia's Race for Virus Vaccine Raises Concerns in the West

MOSCOW - Russia boasts that it's about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations ...

O's look to get offense going against injury-riddled Nats

The Baltimore Orioles are looking for better starting pitching while the World Series champion Washington Nationals are hoping for some ...

How women in academia are feeling the brunt of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent public health response of lockdown has brought into sharp relief the constraints faced by ...

Economist: electric cars won't save us if the numbers don't add up

Electric cars are one of the fastest growing sectors of the automotive industry. Record sales are being made despite the ...

EXCLUSIVE | Bulls loosie Tim Agaba chats to Sport24

Tim Agaba: So far Jake is really just getting a feel for things and I haven't had much personal contact ...

US advisory on travel to India, China amid COVID-19

Washington [US], Aug 7 (ANI): The United States has issued a fresh travel advisory for its citizens visiting foreign countries, ...

Bonding over coffee: The Bulls' efforts to get a 'new' team to gel

While the Bulls' recruitment over the past few months has been exciting, they face the challenge of the players having ...

Ivory Coast President Accepts Nomination for Controversial Third Term

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has formally accepted the nomination of the ruling party to be its presidential candidate in ...

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China's foreign trade continues to edge up

Aerial photo taken on July 15, 2020 shows a container port in Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province.(Xinhua/Song Weiwei)BEIJING, Aug. 7 ...

Equities close flat after choppy session, Asian Paints up 4.6 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices ended flat after an extremely volatile trading session on Friday as ...

Withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan to benefit China: Report

Washington [US], August 7 (ANI): The US' decision to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan after 20 years of war against ...

Malaysian Diplomacy on Display With Calls From China, US

Malaysia is being courted by both China and the United States this week in a diplomatic tug-of-war over the South ...

Will eat grass but raise Pakistan Army budget, says Shoaib Akhtar

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 7 (ANI): Former Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, known for his blistering deliveries on the cricket field, ...

Equity indices subdued, IT and banking stocks dip

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were flat during early hours on Friday on the back of ...

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