Tue, 03 Aug 2021

U.S. seizes tanker, seeks owner for bypassing North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United Sates has seized a tanker that it said was assisting North Korea in evading sanctions. In ...

New Samoa Prime Minister cancels $100 million Chinese port project

APIA, Samoa: The new prime minister of the island nation of Samoa has said she will cancel a Chinese-financed port ...

Fearing China, Philippines signs pact to return U.S. troops

MANILA, Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has invited U.S. troops to return to bases the Americans only recently evacuated.U.S. Secretary ...

Biden seeks to set example as he urges employees to become vaccinated

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden has announced that millions of federal workers will either need to show proof of having ...

YouTube takes action against Australian broadcaster, ACMA silent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - ACMA, the Australian Communications Media Authority has been sidelined by the U.S. social media giant YouTube.ACMA, ...

German woman walked around for weeks with winning $39M ticket

BERLIN, Germany: A German woman walked around with a winning $39 million lottery ticket in her purse for weeks before ...

Rising soccer star, 16, dies after car crash in Netherlands

IJSSELSTEIN, Netherlands - Up-and-coming football talent Noah Gesser and his teenage brother have been killed in a head-on collision.Ajax's 16-year ...

Chinese threats push forward discussions on U.S.-Vietnam ties

HANOI, Vietnam: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with government officials in Vietnam on Thursday to discuss deepening security in ...

Calif. desalination plant to begin construction in 2022

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California: In a bid to develop a major source of water for drinking and irrigation, California appears poised ...

Amid surge, Thailand opens first Covid airport hospital in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand has opened an 1,800 bed field hospital for Covid patients in a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don ...

Gambling on regaining majority, Canada's Trudeau to hold elections

OTTAWA, Canada: Reports from Canada say Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will schedule snap elections in September, two years ahead ...

20-year old youth shot deal by Israeli soldiers during teen's funeral

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 20-year old Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli army soldiers on Thursday as he attended ...

Odisha CM lauds performance of Indian hockey teams

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], August 2 (ANI): Wishing good luck to Indian men's and women's hockey teams for the Olympics semi-finals, ...

Xinhua Headlines: China goes all out to contain Delta outbreak

-- China is facing new spikes in sporadic COVID-19 infections, as the country recorded 328 new locally transmitted confirmed cases ...

Employee tests positive for COVID-19 at Shanghai's Pudong airport

© Provided by Xinhua SHANGHAI, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- A staffer serving foreign freighters at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport ...

China, S. Korea to meet in men's table tennis team semis at Tokyo Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua Chinese table tennis men's team will fight South Korea in the semifinal after thrashing France 3-0.TOKYO, ...

Chinese weightlifter Li dominates women's +87kg division at Tokyo 2020

© Provided by Xinhua China's Li Wenwen shows her supremacy in the women's weightlifting +87kg division and sets three new ...

Chinese shooter Zhang makes two Olympic dreams a reality

© Provided by Xinhua Chinese shooter Zhang breaks the world record to win the men's 50m rifle 3 positions and ...

New batch of COVID-19 vaccines donated by China arrives in Tunisia

© Provided by Xinhua TUNIS, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- A new batch of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines and protective medical equipment ...

Turkey battles wildfires for six days in coastal resorts

Istanbul [Turkey], August 2 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkey has been battling wildfires that erupted in the southern and southwestern coastal resort towns ...

Sindhu talks about winning bronze at Olympics

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): After winning a bronze medal in the women's singles of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, India ...

Rahane 'fully prepared' for first Test against England

Nottingham [UK], August 2 (ANI): India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane is "fully prepared" for the first Test against England which ...

DaBaby gets dropped from Lollapalooza lineup

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): American rapper and songwriter, Da Baby got removed from the Sunday lineup of the Lallapalooza ...

Core Mall Ghaziabad set to emerge as Epicenter

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): Personifying luxury and elegance, Core Mall Ghaziabad located right opposite Crossing Republik, is coming ...

Senior Journalist Paranjoy Thakurta file plea

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Senior journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta and four others, who are reported to be in ...

IPL 2021: CSK to head to UAE next weekend

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): With the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) set to ...

Oly: Indian women's hockey team steal the show (Review)

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): The Indian women's hockey team stole the show on day ten of the ongoing Tokyo ...

Simone Biles to return for balance beam competition

Simone Biles will return for Tuesday's balance beam final after withdrawing from four previous competitions. USA Gymnastics made the announcement ...

Missile silo splurge reflects China's "Cold War Mentality"

Beijing [China], August 2 (ANI): Just what is China doing? Last week it was revealed that the People's Liberation Army ...

US expands Afghan refugee admissions by thousands

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): The Biden administration on Monday (local time) expanded access to refugee program for Afghans who ...

USWNT falls to Canada in semis, loses out on gold

Jessie Fleming scored the lone goal to give Canada a shocking victory over the top-ranked U.S. Women's National Team in ...

40 Years of MTV: the channel that shaped popular culture as we know it

MTV's first broadcast on August 1 1981 opened with footage of a shuttle launch and the words "ladies and gentleman, ...

Hamlet: a play that speaks to pandemics past and present

I went to the theatre for the first time in 15 months to see the Theatre Royal Windsor's new production ...

Our brains perceive our environment differently when we're lying down

You're agitated by the sound of a mosquito buzzing around your head. The buzzing stops. You feel the tiny pinprick ...

e-RUPI will give new dimension to digital governance: PM

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched e-RUPI, a person and purpose-specific digital payment ...

As Winter Olympics Near, China Ups Intimidation of Foreign Media

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - In six months, throngs of foreign media will arrive in Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics. ...

US Expands Eligibility for Afghan Refugee Resettlement

The United States announced Monday it is expanding eligibility for resettling refugees from Afghanistan who may be at risk of ...

Chen Yufei takes China's badminton back to top

© Provided by Xinhua China's Chen Yufei has proved that the era of China's dominance has not come to an ...

COVID-19 cases top 60 mln in WHO European region

© Provided by Xinhua "For the pandemic to end we must rapidly scale up vaccinations equitably in all countries," said ...

In the footsteps of Industry stalwarts, the future pays

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], August 2 (ANI/SRV Media): Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune successfully hosted its flagship BFSI Conclave - ...

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New batch of COVID-19 vaccines donated by China arrives in Tunisia

© Provided by Xinhua TUNIS, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- A new batch of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccines and protective medical equipment ...

IPL 2021: CSK to head to UAE next weekend

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): With the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) set to ...

Fuel and food prices, and static salaries make consumers vulnerable

BUSINESSHigher fuel and food prices, rising unemployment and small or no salary increases have made South African consumers financially vulnerable, ...

Nigeria Hit by Deadly Cholera Surge Focused on North

KANO, NIGERIA - Nigeria has been hit by a surge in cholera cases in recent weeks, focused on the country's ...

Uganda eases Covid-19 curbs as admissions fall

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the six-week lockdown to be eased.This happened due to the nation recording a huge ...

Both sides in Cameroon conflict must protect civilians, says HRW

More than 3 500 people have been killed and over 700 000 have fled their homes to escape the conflict ...

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