Wed, 05 Aug 2020

How a statue of a Russian princess appeared in Westminster Abbey

History Aug 05 2020 Alexandra Guzeva CEphoto, Uwe Aranas; Getty Images; Archive photo This relative of the last Russian tsar ...

Army holds COVID-19 loudspeaker campaign in Bacolod City

BACOLOD CITY, Aug. 5 (PIA) -- The 303rd Infantry Brigade with the 14th Civil Military Operations Battalion (14CMOBn) recently conducted ...

Passi City Hall, public market closed for disinfection

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 5 (PIA) - - The city government of Passi temporarily suspended the operations of its city hall ...

Cricket fraternity mourns deadly Beirut explosion

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI): Indian skipper Virat Kohli and his teammates extended their thoughts and prayers to the ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 5)

BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Naga City confirms 20 positive cases out of 355 swab tests

NAGA CITY, Aug. 4 (PIA) -- Out of 355 oral and nasopharyngeal swab specimens taken and sent by the Naga ...

DOH confirms 15 new COVID-19 cases

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Aug. 5 (PIA) - - The Department of Health (DOH) region 2 has confirmed 15 additional cases ...

PM Modi arrives in Ayodhya for Ram Temple 'bhoomi pujan'

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Ayodhya from Lucknow for Ram Temple 'bhoomi ...

At the Port of Beirut, Tears, Missing and Dead

BEIRUT - At one of the entrances to the port of Beirut, a 20-year-old woman runs screaming the name of ...

PM Modi condoles loss of life in Beirut blast

New Delhi [India], Aug 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed condolences to the families of people who ...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 78

Beirut [Lebanon], Aug 5 (Sputnik/ANI): The death toll from a powerful explosion in the port of Beirut has increased to ...

NYC Health Commissioner Resigns Over City's COVID Response

New York City's health commissioner, Dr. Oxiris Barbot, resigned Tuesday, expressing her "deep disappointment" with the way New York City ...

5 closed cities Russia hides from prying eyes

There could be up to 40 closed cities in Russia where as many as 1.5 million people live in secrecy.Closed ...

Aaditya Thackeray visits areas affected due to rain in Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 4 (ANI): Maharashtra Tourism and Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Iqbal ...

Powerful Explosion Rocks Beirut

A large explosion rocked the port area of the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, rippling through several parts of the ...

Veteran Molina among Cardinals to test positive for COVID-19

Nine-time All-Star catcher Yadier Molina is among seven St. Louis Cardinals to test positive for COVID-19. With the players' permission, ...

China's Virus Testing Pledge Sparks DNA Fears in Hong Kong

Concerns are growing in Hong Kong that a mass coronavirus testing program could result in the DNA of Hongkongers being ...

Kyiv Police Detain Man With Explosives Who Took Hostage In Bank

KYIV -- Ukrainian police have detained a man who held a woman hostage in a Kyiv bank for hours, threatening ...

Russian Teenager Gets Seven Years For Firebomb, Ax Attack On School

A court in the Russian city of Volsk in the Saratov region has sentenced a teenager to seven years in ...

Angeles City intensifies COVID-19 contact tracing thru app

ANGELES CITY, Aug. 4 (PIA) -- Angelenos may now download digital contract tracing application StaySafe.PH on their mobile phones for ...

European Markets Struggling Tuesday, Asian Posting Strong Gains

European markets are mostly lower Tuesday in a reversal of the strong gains posted hours earlier in Asia.London's FTSE index ...

Higalaay Festival scaled down, still festive amid safety protocols

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 4 (PIA)--This year's annual Higalaay Festival may be scaled down due to the COVID-19 pandemic ...

10 breathtaking views of Vladivostok

The main city and seaport of the Russian Far East amazes visitors with its natural beauty, lighthouses and, of course, ...

Valenzuela LGU launches distance learning platform

CALOOCAN CITY, Aug. 4 (PIA) - The City Government of Valenzuela and the Department of Education (DepEd) -Valenzuela heeded the ...

268.6 mm rainfall recorded in Santa Cruz, Mumbai: IMD

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 4 (ANI): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recorded 268.6 cm of rain in Mumbai's Santa Cruz, ...

What Victoria's abattoir rules mean for the supply and price of meat

With Victoria's declaration of a state of disaster and imposition of Stage 4 restrictions, many Melburnians have returned to panic ...

Ace Magashule convinced me to resign - Andile Lungisa

In the letter seen by News24 and sent earlier in July, party caucus chief whip Lutho Suka said the approach ...

Update: Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in east China

Photo shows rafts moored to take shelter from the wind at the sea area of Sansha Town of Xiapu County, ...

Journalist and Police Guard Killed in Southern Mexico

MEXICO CITY - Press groups called for justice Monday after unidentified gunmen in southern Mexico killed a journalist along with ...

First Big Southern California Wildfire of 2020 Keeps on Raging

BANNING, CALIFORNIA - A huge wildfire in mountains east of Los Angeles that is Southern California's biggest blaze so far ...

31 history sheets closed for good behaviour in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], August 3 (ANI): The south zone of Hyderabad city police on Monday conducted a "Mela" where they ...

WATCH | Illegal Durban beachgoers flee from authorities

News24's editor Adriaan Basson discusses the new digital subscriptions live on TuesdayHe did not say if there had been any ...

Bataan IATF bans mass, religious gatherings

BALANGA CITY, Aug. 3 (PIA) -- Bataan Inter-Agency Task Force on COVID-19 (IATF) issued today a resolution temporarily prohibiting mass ...

Manila LGU launches 'Support Local' campaign

CALOOCAN CITY, Aug. 3 (PIA) --The Manila City government has officially launched its campaign to support local businesses affected by ...

PLM goes on two-week lockdown to curb COVID-19 infections

CALOOCAN CITY, Aug. 3 (PIA) -- The Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) will be implementing a strict work-from-home arrangement ...

Why coronavirus will deepen the inequality of our suburbs

COVID-19 and the growing recession concentrated in the services sector will not just increase social inequality, but accelerate the growing ...

Portland Police Declare Unlawful Assembly during Protest

The Portland Police Bureau declared an unlawful assembly Saturday night when people gathered outside a police precinct in Oregon's largest ...

OPINION | Who are the rights enshrined in the Constitution for?

.The prevalence of illegal evictions is one of these normalised social injustices. On the 1 July 2020, a video of ...

Scores dead, thousands wounded as massive explosions rock Beirut

Two huge explosions rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, shaking buildings and sending huge plumes of smoke billowing into ...

Dozens dead, thousands wounded as massive explosions rock Beirut

Two huge explosions rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, wounding dozens of people, shaking buildings and sending huge plumes ...

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I am in my best form since I arrived at PSG: Neymar

Paris [France], August 5 (ANI): Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar said he is at his "best form" since arriving at the ...

Champions League last-16 ties: How they stand

The UEFA Champions League returns on Friday with the remaining places at the final tournament in Lisbon up for grabs ...

At the Port of Beirut, Tears, Missing and Dead

BEIRUT - At one of the entrances to the port of Beirut, a 20-year-old woman runs screaming the name of ...

Manchester City sign Valencia striker Ferran Torres on five-year deal

Manchester [UK], Aug 5 (ANI): Manchester City on Tuesday signed striker Ferran Torres from Valencia on a five-year deal. The ...

Union look to end skid vs. Timbers in semis

One of MLS' most promising young attacking playmakers faces one of the league's best midfield destroyers when Brenden Aaronson's Philadelphia ...

Solskjaer says Europa League trophy could be stepping stone to top

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says victory in the Europa League could be a stepping stone to a new era of success ...

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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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