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Proescutors charge man from Utah following storming of U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC - A Utah man has been charged with breaking into the U.S. Capitol last week wearing a bullet-proof ...

Dozens dead in quake which struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province

Provided by Xinhua | &A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has killed 35 people in Indonesia, injuring 637 and displacing around 15,000 people.JAKARTA, ...

Four dead, many injured after UN peacekeepers ambushed in Mali

Five United Nations peacekeepers lost their lives on Wednesday, 4 in Mali and one in the Central African Republic. 4 ...

Wuhan welcomes WHO experts investigating source of coronavirus

BEIJING, China - A team of 10 World Health Organisation (WHO) experts arrived in Wuhan on Thursday to investigate the ...

Impeachment proceedings in House of Representatives successful

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday became the second U.S. president in history to be impeached.Democrats were ...

Airbnb to root out clients affiliated with hate groups

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Airbnb announced on Wednesday that it will cancel reservations in the Washington, ...

Pompeo inflicts pain on Cuba in final days of Trump administration

On January 11, 2021, in his final days before leaving office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo added one parting blow ...

Republicans Cheney and Katko to vote to impeach Trump

WASHINGTON, DC - Republican member of the House of Representatives Liz Cheney (Wyoming), the eldest daughter of former Vice President ...

Cameroon: Authorities urged to seek justice for recent deadly attacks

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged authorities in Cameroon to take steps to prosecute perpetrators behind two recent deadly attacks ...

Abbas Decrees First Palestinian Elections in 15 Years

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday decreed parliamentary and presidential elections for later this year ...

Bosnia Urged To Swiftly Handle Dire Migrant Humanitarian Situation

Bosnia-Herzegovina is under mounting pressure to address the future of thousands of stranded migrants and asylum seekers, with the EU ...

WHO not ruling out introduction of immunization passports

Geneva [Switzerland], January 16 (ANI/Sputnik): The World Health Organisation (WHO) does not rule out the introduction of immunisation passports for ...

Dodgers, Cody Bellinger agree to one-year, $16.1M deal

The Los Angeles Dodgers and former MVP Cody Bellinger avoided salary arbitration on Friday by agreeing to a one-year, $16.1 ...

46 Pygmies killed in militia attack in eastern DR Congo

The Allied Democratic Forces has been blamed for the massacre of 46 Pygmies in Ituri province.The rebel group is the ...

UK to close all travel corridors from Monday

London [UK], January 16 (ANI): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday (local time) announced that the country is temporarily ...

Focused on management, Wayne Rooney leaves iconic legacy

Wayne Rooney's incredible success as Manchester United and England's record goalscorer should provide a sturdy foundation as the iconic striker ...

FC Dallas acquire Freddy Vargas on loan

FC Dallas announced Friday that they have acquired Venezuelan forward Freddy Vargas on loan from Deportivo Lara. The MLS club ...

Global coronavirus death toll crosses 2 million mark

Maryland [US], January 16 (ANI): More than 2 million people have died globally due to coronavirus according to the latest ...

Dec 2020 Indian exports growth show signs of revival

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): The exports in December 2020 were USD 27.15 Billion, as compared to USD 27.11 ...

Airlines cull South Africa routes as virus flares

A growing list of countries are limiting travel to and from South Africa since a more transmissible variant of the ...

China denies entry of one WHO member, after testing COVID19

Wuhan [China], January 15 (ANI): One member of World Health Organization (WHO) task force, who has tested COVID-19 positive, will ...

Ireland-UAE ODI postponed despite no new COVID-19 case

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 15 (ANI): The One-Day International between UAE and Ireland which was scheduled to take place on ...

Research reveals how crop roots penetrate hard soils

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a signal that causes roots to stop growing in hard soils which ...

The Week In Russia: Risks And Returns

Returns can be a big deal in Russia, in art and in life.In art, there's unparalleled Soviet-era author Andrei Platonov's ...

U.S. Slaps Sanctions On Firms Trading With Iran Shipping Line

The United States has sanctioned companies in Iran, China, and the United Arab Emirates for trading in steel with the ...

PSG coach Pochettino positive for Covid-19 - just two weeks in job

Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino has tested positive for Covid-19, the French champions said on Friday, just two weeks after ...

MultiChoice has not monopolised the pay-TV market, inquiry hears

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa held public hearings and allowed various stakeholders to present submissions for an inquiry ...

Vampire finches: how little birds in the Galapagos evolved to drink blood

For most people, the word "vampire" brings to mind Dracula or perhaps slayers such as Blade or Buffy; or maybe ...

WHO meet backs sequencing surge to combat virus variants

The WHO emergency committee has come out against countries requiring proof of vaccination from incoming international travellers.The committee has also ...

Capitol attacks may jeopardise public access to democratic institutions

Washington DC's Capitol building has been placed under extremely tight security since supporters of Donald Trump overran its halls. Their ...

US Cuts Troops in Iraq to 2,500

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Christopher Miller, said Friday the United States has cut troops in Iraq to 2,500, meeting a ...

Biden Pledges to Change Immigration, Lays Out Plan

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has promised a quick and dramatic reversal of the restrictive immigration policies put in ...

Deadly earthquake hits Indonesia: Dozens killed, hundreds injured

At least 35 people have been killed and hundreds of others injured after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck the West ...

Pandemic curbs trend towards ever-increasing migration

Travel restrictions and other curbs to movement put in place in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, have put a ...

GODSENT disbands, sells roster to unidentified organization

GODSENT announced the sale and transfer of their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster on Friday, saying only the players were being ...

'India's vaccination programme has given Nepal great hope'

New Delhi [India], January 15 (ANI): India is a frontrunner in starting vaccinating people against COVID-19 and this "has given ...

India strongly condemns attack on UN convoy in Mali

New Delhi [India], January 15 (ANI): India on Friday strongly condemned the attack on the convoy of the UN Multidimensional ...

France imposes new border restrictions to tackle COVID-19

Paris [France], January 15 (ANI): Following a surge in COVID-19 cases and the discovery of a new strain in the ...

In Living Color: Georgia Before The Soviets Arrived

The people and spectacular cityscapes of tsarist Georgia captured in vivid color by a world famous photographer. Visitors to a ...

Germany Signs Off On Nord Stream 2 Construction In Its Waters

German authorities have granted permission for the construction of the Nord Stream 2 undersea gas pipeline from Russia to continue ...

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U.S. stocks dive as demand for U.S. dollars intensifies

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street ended the week on a negative note Friday with all the major indices ...

Near-$2 trillion stimulus package announced by Biden

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) announced a USD 1.9 trillion plan to revive the ...

Biden stimulus proposal fails to boost stocks in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were mixed on Friday despite U.S. President-elect Joe Biden announcing a $1.9 trillion stimulus package ...

House prices in 70 major cities in China record increases

BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- China continued to see a generally stable housing market in December, with home prices in ...

Impeachment rattles U.S. investors, all ket stock indices lose ground

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday following data showing a larger-than-expected increase in weekly unemployment claims, ...

New and used car sales in Ireland plunged in 2020

DUBLIN, Ireland an. 12 (Xinhua) -- A total of 84,309 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...

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