Fri, 14 Aug 2020

3 dozen rights experts demand accountability for catastrophic blast

The catastrophic blast which led to the deaths of more than 200 in Beirut on 4 August, has prompted more ...

Perth man allegedly stole from dead girlfriend's bank accounts

PERTH, Western Australia - A 28-year-old man was scheduled to appear in Perth Magistrate's Court on Friday over allegations he ...

NYC man who was on way to join Pakistani terrorist group sentenced

NEW YORK CITY, New York - A man who was arrested as he was about to board a plane at ...

WFP in rush to supply Lebanese capital with emergency food supplies

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The World Food Programme (WFP) is racing to prevent food shortages in Lebanon as the country continues ...

Rush, but not race, to develop coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - Two top U.S. health officials are expressing skepticism about Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian scientists have come ...

Biden unveils Senator Kamala Harris as running mate

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential ...

U.S. to spend $1.5 billion for 100m doses of vaccine to be developed

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration has ordered 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be manufactured by ...

Hong Kong newspaper fights on despite arrest of proprietor

HONG KONG - A pro-democracy newspaper raided by Hong Kong's newly established national security police pledged defiance on Tuesday in ...

Vladimir Putin claims Russia has developed Covid-19 vaccine

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country's health ministry has approved the world's first coronavirus vaccine.He also ...

U.S. Envoy Announces Kosovo-Serbia Meeting At White House Next Month

The U.S. special envoy for Serbia and Kosovo negotiations has announced that the two countries' leaders have agreed to meet ...

S. Korea Seeks Solution for Victims of Japan's Wartime Sexual Slavery

The government of South Korea says it will continue to seek a "realistic" and "practicable" solution for victims of Japan's ...

Pakistan Celebrates Independence Day

Pakistan is celebrating its Independence Day on Friday with rallies across the country.In his Independence Day message, President Arif Alvi ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 14)

BEIJING, Aug.14 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.A ...

Report: U.S. seizes Iranian gas heading for Venezuela

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Trump administration has seized the cargo of four tankers it was targeting for transporting Iranian fuel to ...

BLS International Services Ltd accredited by Government of Canada

New Delhi [India] Aug 14 (ANI/NewsVoir): BSE and NSE listed BLS International Services Limited's step down subsidiary, BLS International Services ...

Australia name 21-member squad for England tour

Jolimont [Australia], Aug 14 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday named a 21-member squad for their upcoming tour of England. ...

22 Dead, 4 Missing in North Korea Floods

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Severe floods in North Korea have killed at least 22 people and left four others missing, ...

US Designates Confucius Institutes 'Foreign Missions' of China

The United States on Thursday designated the Confucius Institute education program as a "foreign mission" of China, setting up the ...

Red-hot Cubs aim to keep Brewers in a slump

The Chicago Cubs will look to build upon the best record in the major leagues when they take on the ...

Region 11 cited for exemplary Covid-19 response

DAVAO CITY, August 11 (PIA) - The Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) praised the efforts of the ...

England to host Australia for T20I, ODI series in September

London [UK], Aug 14 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday announced that it will host white-ball ...

Afghan Government Begins Release Of Final Group Of Taliban Prisoners

The Afghan government says it has started releasing 400 Taliban militants, the final part of a prisoner swap meant to ...

Trump Announces 'Historic Breakthrough' Between Israel, UAE

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to establish full diplomatic ties as part of a U.S.-brokered deal, President ...

Fauci Not Pleased with US Handling of COVID-19 Outbreak

After the country reported its deadliest day of the coronavirus outbreak since May, the nation's top infectious disease expert says ...

Pack Expands Purge at U.S. Global News Agency

Michael Pack, head of the U.S. government's global news networks, took steps Wednesday to remove several top officials in a ...

Music Industry hit hard by coronavirus in Haldwani

Haldwani (Uttarakhand) [India], Aug 14 (ANI): Scores of musicians and singers in Haldwani city of Uttarakhand have been hit by ...

Flight restrictions at Delhi airport on Independence Day

New Delhi [India], Aug 14 (ANI): As per notice to airmen (NOTAM) issued for Delhi International Airport (IGI) for chartered ...

Live COVID-19 updates

A man wearing a face mask walks on the street in Havana, Cuba, Aug. 10, 2020. (Photo by Joaquin Hernandez/Xinhua)World: ...

Number of COVID-19 cases in Mexico surpasses 500,000

Mexico City [Mexico], August 14 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mexico has increased by 7,371 within the ...

WTA roundup: Serena rallies past Venus in Lexington

Serena Williams overcame a shaky opening set on Thursday to rally past her sister, Venus Williams, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 and ...

Golden Guardians sweep Team SoloMid in LCS playoffs

The fifth-seeded Golden Guardians swept Team SoloMid on Thursday in the first round of the League of Legends Championship Series' ...

Is China's Fishing Fleet a Growing Security Threat

WASHINGTON - China says it has banned its massive fishing fleet from catching squid in parts of the Atlantic and ...

COVID-19 cases in Brazil rise to over 3.2 mn

Brasilia [Brazil], August 14 (Sputnik/ANI): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 60,091 to 3,224,876 within ...

Trump Announces 'Historic Breakthrough' Between Israel, UAE

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to establish full diplomatic ties as part of a U.S.-brokered deal, President ...

Trump calls arrest of Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai 'terrible'

Washington [US], August 14 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Thursday deemed the detention of media mogul Jimmy Lai by ...

Canada's COVID Alert app is a case of tech-driven bad policy design

The July 31 release of Canada's COVID Alert app was greeted with almost universal praise. Privacy experts applauded its strong ...

Thousands in Belarus Form 'Lines of Solidarity' in Protest

Crowds of protesters in Belarus swarmed the streets and thousands of workers rallied outside industrial plants Thursday to denounce a ...

FIU postpones football until late September

Florida International University has postponed its fall sports calendar - including football - until late September, citing an "abundance of ...

US Open champ Bianca Andreescu says she will not defend title

Reigning US Open women's champion Bianca Andreescu said Thursday she will not defend her title, saying the Covid-19 pandemic has ...

Public Toilet Erected on Former Site of Razed Xinjiang Village Mosque

A public toilet has been erected on the site of a demolished mosque in Atush (in Chinese, Atushi) city, in ...

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Australia name 21-member squad for England tour

Jolimont [Australia], Aug 14 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday named a 21-member squad for their upcoming tour of England. ...

Flames regrouping quickly for Game 3 vs. Stars

The good news for the Calgary Flames is they don't have time to let the disappointment stew. Their crushing defeat ...

Kershaw, Dodgers set for Trout, Angels

The Los Angeles Dodgers will begin a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., starting Friday night, ...

Diamondbacks on roll heading into series with Padres

A series win in Colorado, in which they scored 32 runs in three games, has given the Arizona Diamondbacks a ...

Red-hot Cubs aim to keep Brewers in a slump

The Chicago Cubs will look to build upon the best record in the major leagues when they take on the ...

Cole going for 20th straight win as Yankees face Red Sox

Gerrit Cole's first taste of the rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox is also an opportunity ...

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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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