Sun, 19 Sep 2021

Lithuania building fence to stop migrants from Belarus

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Lithuania's government said work on the first section of a fence along its 420-mile border with Belarus, which ...

UK budget will not include funds for Scotland-Northern Ireland tunnel

LONDON, England: A proposed 21-mile undersea tunnel to link Scotland and Northern Ireland will not be funded, according to British ...

North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...

U.S. Army four star general in firing line

Washington's quasi-official court stenographer, Bob Woodward, has just published another "insider" DC account, which he co-authored with the journalist and ...

Indiana hospitals canceling procedures to make room for Covid patients

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Hospitals in Indiana are still reeling from the recent spurt in new Delta Covid cases across the state.According ...

Next Norway prime minster a wealthy leader of Labor Party

OSLO, Norway: The man expected to become the next prime minister of Norway, 61-year-old Jonas Gahr Stoere, was born into ...

China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Wildfires threaten popular Spanish resort of Estepona

ESTEPONA, Spain: Spain sent in its military to help fight a wildfire that is continuing to threaten the popular Costa ...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announces candidacy for president

PARIS, France: The Socialist Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, said she will run in the 2022 French presidential election, despite ...

Kuwaiti Sheikh faces prison in Swiss forgery case

GENEVA, Switzerland: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwait's ruling family and former Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

Trees down, 30,000 without electricity in Canada after hurricane

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland: Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on the southern coast of Newfoundland on Canada's ...

Widow of slain Robert Kennedy said assassin should not be released

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy, said Sirhan Sirhan, who was ...

Bullying of reporters in Australia accelerating rapidly

To be a political journalist, you have always needed to be able to resist bullying aimed at making you second-guess ...

With Covid cases rising, Queensland eyes COVID-19 locking down

Brisbane, Queensland: On Saturday, Queensland, Australia's third most populous state, said it could order a snap lockdown after recording several ...

Children's Covid vaccine could begin in October, says U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Leading U.S. health officials have said the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine could be authorized to be administered to children ...

UN asks China, US to cooperate on climate change efforts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The United States and China were encouraged to leave aside their differences to help maintain ...

France's Le Pen proposes nationalizing motorways, selling tv, radio

PARIS, France: Far-right political leader Marine Le Pen has told French daily Le Figaro of her desire to nationalize France's ...

S. Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile called 'game-changer'

SEOUL, South Korea: Described by analysts as a "game-changing" move, South Korea has developed a conventional submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) ...

After Covid lockdown, U.S. Supreme Court to resume in-person arguments

WASHINGTON D.C.: At the start of its new session on 4th October, the Supreme Court will again hear in-person oral ...

If state fails, N. Carolina court will take over school funding

RALEIGH, North Carolina: A North Carolina judge has given state legislators until the middle of October to carry out a ...

Matthew Fox to headline 'Last Night'

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): Primetime Emmy Award-nominated actor Matthew Fox is returning to TV as the head cast for ...

National C'ships: Hussamuddin sails into the QFs on Day 4

Ballari (Karnataka) [India], September 18 (ANI): 2018 Commonwealth Games Bronze Medallist Mohammad Hussamuddin (57kg) continued his rich form and stormed ...

Report: Non-playing personnel must be vaccinated for playoffs

All team staff, aside from players, will have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to retain access to the field or ...

Channelise 'frustration, anger' towards performance: Ramiz

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 18 (ANI): Newly-elected Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja wants the Pakistan team to channelise "frustration ...

India beat Saudi Arabia at Asian Volleyball

Funabashi Arena [Japan], September 18 (ANI): The Indian men's volleyball team defeated Saudi Arabia in straight sets in the Asian ...

Davis Cup: Finland clinches tie against India

Espoo [Finland], September 18 (ANI): Finland won their Davis Cup tie against India after taking an unassailable 3-0 lead here ...

Refugees face dire consequences from COVID-19 underfunding

New York [US], September 18 (ANI): Underfunding has left a "yawning gap" in the UN Refugee Agency's ability to protect ...

I continue to smile every day, says Pele

Sao Paulo [Brazil], September 18 (ANI): Three-time FIFA World Cup winner Pele on Friday stated that his recovery is going ...

The Son Rises In Turkmenistan

There are some important events coming up this month in Turkmenistan, and they could all combine to become big news ...

A lot has been achieved for Indian shooting, Raninder Singh

Mohali [Punjab], September 18 (ANI): Re-elected President of the National Rifle Association of India (NRAI), Raninder Singh on Saturday said ...

Afghanistan: UNSC resolution calls for equal participation

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 18 (ANI): The Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission ...

IPL 2021: Mayank Agarwal resumes training

Dubai [UAE], September 18 (ANI): Punjab Kings batsman Mayank Agarwal on Saturday after completing his mandatory six-day quarantine joined the ...

Marking the darkest day in China's modern history for peace

© Provided by Xinhua SHENYANG, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- One week after the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, China ...

Karnataka administered 29 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 18 (ANI): As many as 29 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered in Karnataka on Friday ...

Japan owes the world a serious reflection on "comfort women" crime

© Provided by Xinhua Japan should quit denying or altering history. It should take an honest and responsible approach to ...

Pakistan started negotiations with Taliban, says Imran Khan

Islamabad [Pakistan] September 18 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday informed that his government has started negotiations with ...

Dada Organics emphasis on curating Ayurvedic products

Rajkot (Gujarat) [India], September 18 (ANI/PNN): Successfully established entrepreneurs Jayshree Pandya and Dinesh Pandya have recently launched their new venture ...

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For first time since March 2020, Broadway theaters reopen

New York City, New York: The largest musicals on Broadway returned on this week, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced them ...

Saudi A., like China, ends Brazil meat imports over Mad Cow findings

BRASILIA, Brazil: Brazil's Agriculture Ministry announced that beef imports from some Brazilian meatpackers were suspended by Saudi Arabia after the ...

Majority of Japanese companies say business to recover in 2021

TOKYO, Japan: A survey by Reuters found that most Japanese companies believe the recovery of the country's economy has reached ...

Volatile day Friday for U.S. stocks, major indices tumble

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Friday while the U.S. dollar rallied."It was a volatile week and ...

Intuit announces purchase of Mailchimp for $12 billion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: California-based Intuit, known for its small-business accounting and DIY tax-filing software, including TurboTax and QuickBooks, announced that ...

Ireland investigates TikTok transferring children's data to China

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) said it has opened two investigations into video sharing platform TikTok.The first investigation ...

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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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