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United States in bid to beef up relationships in Western Hemisphere

WASHINGTON, DC - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller has stressed the need to strengthen partnerships in the Western ...

New Zealand announces nine new Coronavirus cases, 5 of them historical

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported nine new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Thursday. ...

World heading for 'catastrophic' rise in temperatures

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years ...

France announces death of Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president 1974-81

PARIS, France, December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president of France from 1974 to 1981 and a key actor in ...

People magazine reveals 'People of the Year'

A celebration of 2020? Many might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to what has ...

Investigation in U.S. mounted into bribery for pardons claims

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a potential crime involving bribery and presidential pardons, according to court documents unsealed ...

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Tokyo's Nikkei closes lower over virus worries

Tokyo's key Nikkei index closed lower Friday, pushed down by worries over coronavirus vaccine distribution, as investors awaited a press ...

Asian markets mixed as virus cases cloud vaccine optimism

Investors pushed Asian markets higher Friday on continued optimism over vaccines and on signs of progress on a new US ...

Bangladesh Begins Relocating Rohingya Refugees to Remote Island

The Bangladesh government has begun sending some Rohingya refugees to the controversial Bhasan Char island, despite calls from human rights ...

Equity indices trade higher on Friday morning

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 4 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded higher during early hours on Friday as the Reserve Bank ...

US Lawmakers Denounce Sentencing of Hong Kong Activists

WASHINGTON/HONG KONG - The Hong Kong government's decision to sentence three prominent activists to prison for organizing an unauthorized assembly ...

Indian javelin throwers to begin training camp for Olympics

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], December 3 (ANI): The team of elite javelin throwers including Neeraj Chopra, Shivpal Singh and Annu Rani ...

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