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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Jan. 21)

BEIJING, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Biden signs order to end Muslim ban

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): In a blow to his predecessor Donald Trump's actions to limit immigration, US President Joe ...

AFC Notebook: Andy Reid and Sean McDermott share long history

The opposing coaches in the AFC Championship game spoke glowingly of each other when they got the chance Wednesday. Coach-speak, ...

India hopes conflict in Syria will end completely

New York [US], January 21 (ANI): Hoping that conflict in Syria will end completely, sooner than later, India on Wednesday ...

On Day 1, Biden Dismantles Some of Trump's Immigration Orders

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden signed wide-ranging executive orders Wednesday to end travel restrictions from predominantly Muslim and African countries, ...

Chiefs set for AFC title vs. Bills, with or without Patrick Mahomes

The good news for the Kansas City Chiefs is that Patrick Mahomes is practicing. However, Mahomes remained in concussion protocol ...

SAPS Special Task Force member shot in Pretoria, 4 arrested

Police arrested four suspects allegedly linked to the shooting of a SAPS Special Task Force member. It is alleged the ...

SA rugby franchises could have a future in European Champions Cup

European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) chairperson Simon Halliday says he expects South Africa's PRO16 Rainbow Cup teams to become part ...

Patrick Mahomes still in protocol but has light practice

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes remains in concussion protocol but took part in a light practice Wednesday. "He looked ...

Patrick Mahomes still in protocol; Chiefs to allow practice

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes remains in concussion protocol but was cleared for "light" practice Wednesday.Mahomes is questionable for ...

Dutch gov't to impose curfew, flight ban

© Provided by Xinhua | A vacant shopping street is seen in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Dec. 23, 2020. (Photo by ...

Royals release Steve Smith, Malinga quits IPL

Indian Premier League big spenders Rajasthan Royals said Wednesday they will not be keeping Australian star batsman Steve Smith for ...

Sharks lock Van Heerden: I wouldn't say WP are one-trick ponies

The Sharks forwards haven't distinguished themselves well against the big teams.Sharks lock Ruben van Heerden understands this and knows they ...

SA wealth tax could raise R160 billion

A study carried out by groups including the World Inequality lab - which has Thomas Piketty as co-director - assessed ...

Researchers studied labour migration in SA. Here's what they found

Labour migration is an essential - and potentially beneficial - part of all economies, regions and countries in the 21st ...

Jayendra Naidoo steps down from Pepkor board due to Steinhoff claim

Former Pepkor chairperson and the man who convinced the Public Investment Corporation to give him billions of Rands to buy ...

Sams and Harshal join RCB ahead of IPL 2021 season

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 20 (ANI): Ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on ...

Royals release Steve Smith ahead of IPL auctions

Steve Smith has not been retained by his Indian Premier League side Rajasthan Royals, the team said Wednesday, in a ...

Ethnic conflict could unravel Ethiopia's valuable garment industry

Ethiopia has long been considered one of Africa's economic wunderkinds. Until recently, it had relative political stability in comparison to ...

Delhi release Carey, Lamichhane, Roy ahead of mini-auction

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Delhi Capitals have retained 19 players which include six overseas players while six players ...

Covid-19 shots to cost $3 to $10 under African Union vaccine plan

BUSINESSAfrican countries will pay between $3 (R44.65) and $10 (R148.85) per vaccine dose to access 270 million Covid-19 shots secured ...

How the KGB convinced the world that AIDS was a Pentagon invention

The covert disinformation campaign was secretly codenamed 'Operation INFEKTION'.In July 1983, an Indian newspaper in New Delhi published an article ...

RCB release Finch and Moeen Ali

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 20 (ANI): Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Wednesday announced that they have decided to retain 12 ...

Russia's official regrets absence in Trump's pardon list

Moscow [Russia], January 20 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian Ombudswoman Tatiana Moskalkova told Sputnik on Wednesday that the absence of Russian nationals among ...

Harris Road to the Vice Presidency

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is making history as the first African American woman and first South Asian American woman to ...

Passion Vista felicitated Indrabhuwan Kumar Singh

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI/Digpu): Unified Brainz celebrated 2nd anniversary of its international magazine brand - Passion Vista with ...

Biden's Rocky Road to Victory

Democrat Joe Biden will realize the ultimate ambition of his lengthy political career on Wednesday when he takes the oath ...

Test cricket challenges you in every way, says Rabada

Karachi [Pakistan], January 20 (ANI): Ahead of the first Test against Pakistan, South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada feels that the ...

Death Toll Rises in West Darfur

WASHINGTON - The death toll in West Darfur state on Tuesday climbed to 159 with more than 200 people injured ...

Britain helps Kenya prepare for roll-out of Covid-19 vaccine

Britain is helping Kenya roll-out the Covid-19 vaccine. Kenya is expecting the first of the 24 million doses that it ...

Warner credits Team India

Brisbane [Australia], January 20 (ANI): Australia opening batsman David Warner on Wednesday lauded Team India for retaining the Border-Gavaskar Trophy ...

SA's Burmester vows to be more positive as European Tour restarts

The European Tour will resume it's 2021 schedule this week at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.Dean Burmester is one of ...

2 out of every 3 cigarettes sold in SA are illicit, report estimates

Tax Justice SA has issued a report in the flourishing illicit cigarette industry in South Africa.TJSA founder Yusuf Abramjee says ...

Nigeria's biggest bank eyes expansion to 8 other African countries

Access Bank, Nigeria's biggest lender, has identified eight African countries for a potential expansion as it seeks to benefit from ...

Growing Swarms of Locust Converging on Kenya Threaten Crops

Kenya is under siege again by swarms of maturing desert locusts that threaten to ruin farmers' crops and pastures.The U.N. ...

Nigeria prepares to get first 100,000 Pfizer vaccine doses

Lagos [Nigeria], January 20 (ANI/Sputnik): Nigeria is getting ready to receive the first batch of 100,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech ...

The Gateway of India has moved a few degrees South

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 20 (ANI/BusinessWire India): India's largest building materials market to open in Namma Chennai. From Electrical, ...

Al-Shabab Claims Responsibility for Deadly Somalia Explosion

The militant group al-Shabab is claiming responsibility for a landmine explosion in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, that killed four people.Dalsan FM ...

CSA interim board to oppose Omphile Ramela's court application

Cricket South Africa's interim board is set to oppose one of its former members Omphile Ramela's court application against his ...

Africa's eyes are on Biden's prioritisation of continental trade

When Donald Trump leaves the US capital tonight with his tail between his legs, it will be a moment of ...

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Libyan parties agree to hold constitutional referendum

Tripoli [Libya], January 21 (ANI/Xinhua): The Constitutional Committee comprised of Libya's eastern-based House of Representatives and the Tripoli-based High Council ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Jan. 21)

BEIJING, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Biden signs order to end Muslim ban

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): In a blow to his predecessor Donald Trump's actions to limit immigration, US President Joe ...

AFC Notebook: Andy Reid and Sean McDermott share long history

The opposing coaches in the AFC Championship game spoke glowingly of each other when they got the chance Wednesday. Coach-speak, ...

India hopes conflict in Syria will end completely

New York [US], January 21 (ANI): Hoping that conflict in Syria will end completely, sooner than later, India on Wednesday ...

On Day 1, Biden Dismantles Some of Trump's Immigration Orders

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden signed wide-ranging executive orders Wednesday to end travel restrictions from predominantly Muslim and African countries, ...

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