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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 ...

South African children participate in test of Sinovac Covid vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: South Africa began vaccinating children and adolescents aged 6 months to 17 years as part of the ...

China shapes narratives to defame democracy and promotes au

Beijing [China], September 18 (ANI): China is continuously channelising ideologies to defame the democracy and promote authoritarian governance model all ...

India and El Salvador hold third round of FOC

San Salvador [El Salvador], September 18 (ANI): India and El Salvador held the third Foreign Office Consultations (FOC) on September ...

'Situation could worsen if US doesn't recognise Taliban'

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 18 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that if the US does not hold talks ...

Strikers need to be ruthless in front of goal, says Farukh

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Blue Tigers forward Farukh Choudhary, who recently scored his first goal in international football, ...

Blinken speaks with new UK Foreign Secy

Washington DC [US], September 18 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with newly appointed UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth ...

Sjain Ventures raises $0.5M in Pre-Series A Funding

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI/SRV Media): Sjain Ventures is a privately owned IT Services and product development business commenced ...

Govt. working towards controlling micronutrient deficiency

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI/PRNewswire): Leading industry professionals mulled over zinc deficiency affecting cropshumans, and stressed on the need ...

'Conspiracy behind cancellation of NZ tour'

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 18 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has claimed that there is a "conspiracy" behind the ...

India's first and fastest-growing kids gym chain Sportyze

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI/PNN): Sportyze, India's first and fastest-growing chain of Kids Gym, has launched its online offerings ...

Why the AUKUS nuclear deal is irresponsible and dangerous

© Provided by Xinhua As signatories and nuclear-weapon states, the United States and Britain's flagrant nuclear technology assistance to Australia ...

Hemlata Kala talks about India-Australia Test

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Former India all-rounder Hemlata Kala believes that the upcoming women's pink-ball Test against Australia ...

Global automakers, experts call for cooperation on NEVs

© Provided by Xinhua HAIKOU, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Major global automakers and experts have called for more intensive cooperation ...

'Afghan girls must not be excluded from school'

New York [US], September 18 (ANI): The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has welcomed the reopening of schools in Afghanistan from ...

IRCTC dedicates new food plaza at New Delhi Railway station

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): To offer an enhanced travel experience with taste, the Indian Railway Catering And Tourism ...

Taliban resume boys-only schools

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 18 (ANI): The Ministry of Education of Afghanistan, led by the Taliban has directed all secondary schools ...

Shastri intends to step down as coach

London [UK], September 18 (ANI): Team India head coach Ravi Shastri intends to step down from his role after the ...

Pak exploiting scope of uranium enrichment in Gilgit

Gilgit Baltistan [PoK]/Glasgow [Scotland], September 18 (ANI): In violation of international laws, Pakistan has been exploiting the scope of uranium ...

Nod from Kumble can see him back as Team India coach

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): With Ravi Shastri's tenure as India coach ending with the upcoming T20 World Cup ...

Davis Cup: Emil Ruusuvuori defeats Ramanathan

Espoo [Finland], September 18 (ANI): Emil Ruusuvuori of Finland defeated India's Ramkumar Ramanathan as the former gained a 2-0 lead ...

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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 ...

Freefall in iron ore price pressures Australian stock exchange

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most Asian stock markets rose on Friday, however, the ASX fell sharply as the Australian market ...

Britain's inflation up 3.2 percent, greatest jump on record

LONDON, England: August saw inflation rates in the U.K. soaring to the highest-ever recorded rate, official figures show.Inflation rose to ...

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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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