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Refugees flee stricken, burning, sinking migrant boat, 140 die

SAINT-LOUIS, Senegal - In what has been described as the deadliest shipwreck recorded so far this year, at least 140 ...

Three stabbed to death in Nice, French consulate in Jeddah attacked

NICE, France - A man wielding a knife on Thursday killed three people in an attack at the Basilica of ...

Golfing great comes out in support of Trump re-election

Golfing great Jack Nicklaus has already voted, and is proud to say he's voted for Donald Trump. He's now also ...

Snowden, hero to many, traitor to others, is awarded Russian residency

MOSCOW, Russia - Russia has given a permanent residence permit to Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency public interest informant.Snowden ...

Chinese stocks gain for third day in row, most other Asian markets dip

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian investors on Thursday ignored the ructions overnight on Wall Street and around the globe, keeping ...

Divisions between incumbent U.S. president and rival stark

WASHINGTON, DC - Voters choosing between President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential ...

Britain and India shore up economic and financial ties

LONDON, UK - Britain and India entered into a range of agreements on Wednesday to solidify their relationship and promote ...

U.S. rift wiith China contrasted by warming of ties with India

NEW DELHI - India and the U.S. held a "productive" and "successful" third round of 22 dialogue in New Delhi, ...

Acute malnutrition among children in Yemen at highest level ever

Yemeni children are suffering acute malnutrition at unprecedented rates as the world's worst humanitarian crisis grinds on and funding falls ...

ATP roundup: Sonego swats Djokovic in Vienna

Italy's Lorenzo Sonego stunned World No. 1 Novak Djokovic on Thursday, crushing the top-seeded Serbian 6-2, 6-1 to reach the ...

Maple Leafs sign F Anderson to 3-year extension

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward Joey Anderson to a three-year contract extension Friday. The signing is a two-way contract ...

New Talks Begin Over Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

Foreign ministers from Armenia and Azerbaijan met in Geneva Friday with representatives from France, Russia and the U.S. in an ...

MLB owners approve Mets sale to Cohen

The purchase of the New York Mets by billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen was approved Friday by Major League ...

Trump, Biden Campaign in Battleground States Friday

WHITE HOUSE - With just a few days until voters cast the last ballots in the U.S. presidential election, the ...

Malaria parasites adapt to survive dry season, suggests study

England [UK], October 30 (ANI): The main malaria parasite evolves itself to remain unnoticed in the human bloodstream, according to ...

Uzbekistan attracts more than 7 bln USD foreign investment in 9 months

Photo taken on Oct. 6, 2020 shows an autumn view of Tashkent, Uzbekistan. (Photo by Zafar Khalilov/Xinhua)Electrical and chemical industries, ...

China Delays Decision on New Coal Plants

Despite mounting environmental pressure, China's leaders deferred a decision on stopping construction of new coal-fired power plants at a key ...

Suning, DAMWON Gaming vie for World Championship

All the tension, all the teamfights, all the blood on summoner's rift -- it all leads up to this: Suning ...

Rays decline contract options on RHP Morton, C Zunino

After falling two victories short of a World Series title, the Tampa Bay Rays began working on the 2021 roster ...

The Week In Russia: COVID, Clout, War, And Remembrance

To receive Steve Gutterman's Week In Russia each week via e-mail, subscribe by clicking here.Sergei Lavrov's scuttled Balkans visit points ...

Guardiola eager to extend Man City stay

Pep Guardiola said Friday he would like to "stay longer" amid speculation at least one of the candidates to be ...

SA's Kevin Anderson stuns Medvedev for first top 10 win since 2018

Kevin Anderson made it through to his first ATP Tour semi-final in 21 months at the Erste Bank Open, an ...

World Cup winner and 'Toothless Tiger' Nobby Stiles dies, aged 78

Nobby Stiles, whose celebratory dance on the Wembley pitch holding the World Cup trophy in one hand and his dentures ...

Eskom posts R20.5 billion net loss

Eskom posted a net loss of R20.5 billion in the full 2020 financial year, the power utility announced on Friday, ...

Bushiris to spend weekend in custody

Self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd Bushiri and four others will spend the weekend in custody after their bail application in a fraud, ...

Union G Blake (hand) out vs. Crew

Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Andre Blake will sit out this weekend's game against the host Columbus Crew with a fracture in ...

Four-nation Malabar naval exercise to commence from November 3

New Delhi [India], October 30 (ANI): The 24th edition of the Malabar naval exercise scheduled in two phases in November ...

Iraq's tally of COVID-19 cases exceeds 470,000

Medical staff examine lung images at al-Shifaa Center, where COVID-19 patients are treated, in Baghdad, Iraq, Oct. 12, 2020. (Xinhua)BAGHDAD, ...

Tigers name Hinch manager

The Detroit Tigers named A.J. Hinch as the 39th manager in franchise history on Friday, just days after his one-year ...

PM inaugurates dynamic lighting for Sardar Sarovar Dam

Kevadia (Gujarat) [India], October 30 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated dynamic lighting for the Sardar Sarovar Dam ...

Hungary's COVID-19 cases top 70,000

People wearing face masks are seen at a railway station in Budapest, Hungary, Oct. 14, 2020. (Photo by Attila Volgyi/Xinhua)Despite ...

Students, Jamaat-e-Islami members hold protest

Swat [Pakistan], October 30 (ANI): Students under the banner of Islamic Jamiat and members of some other organisations held a ...

Qatar Football Association place bid to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup

Doha [Qatar], October 30 (ANI): The Qatar Football Association (QFA) has successfully completed the bidding process to host the AFC ...

Sindh govt to approach courts to review forced conversion

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 30 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday said that the Sindh government ...

Anannke Foundation Supports Over 10 Lakh People Every Month

New Delhi [India], Oct 30 (ANI/NewsVoir): Anannke Foundation, a leading humanitarian organization and the CSR arm of Saba Group (a ...

Former CEO Haroon Lorgat named in interim nine-member CSA board

Cape Town [South Africa], October 30 (ANI): The South African government on Friday named Haroon Lorgat, Omphile Ramela, and Andre ...

Yanks pick up Britton's option, part with Gardner, Happ

The New York Yankees picked up Zack Britton's 2022 contract option and declined the 2021 options on outfielder Brett Gardner ...

Airtel Delhi Half Marathon to be held on November 29

New Delhi [India], October 30 (ANI): The prestigious Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM) will be held on November 29 and ...

Nadda assures world class medical college in Begusarai

Begusarai (Bihar) [India], October 30 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Friday assured the people ...

Study finds 5 distinct dog types from 11,000 years ago

Washington [US], October 30 (ANI): An international team of researchers that includes a Texas AM University professor has studied the ...

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MLB cancels in-person owners, Winter Meetings

Major League Baseball canceled the upcoming in-person owners meetings and Winter Meetings on Friday. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Maple Leafs sign F Anderson to 3-year extension

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward Joey Anderson to a three-year contract extension Friday. The signing is a two-way contract ...

Raptors cooperating with NBA on Davis arrest

The Toronto Raptors announced on Friday that the team is cooperating with the NBA following the arrest of guard Terence ...

MLB owners approve Mets sale to Cohen

The purchase of the New York Mets by billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen was approved Friday by Major League ...

Old Man Gayle passes 1 000 T20 sixes with stunning knock of 99

Chris Gayle went past 1,000 T20 sixes on Friday but missed another of his trademark quickfire centuries by one run ...

IPL 13: Stokes is a class player, says RR skipper Smith

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 30 (ANI): Rajasthan Royals batsman Ben Stokes scored a gutsy half-century and skipper Steve Smith had ...

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