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U.S. deepens ties with Taiwan following Chinese threats

BEIJING, China: Following increasing Chinese military activity around Taiwan, the U.S. State Department has announced it would deepen relations with ...

Investigation underway into mass shooting near Indianapolis Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - At least eight people have been shot dead by a lone gunman at a FedEx facility in ...

Covid surges in Brazil, France stops flights to the country

PARIS, France: As Brazil has been hit hard by a coronavirus variant, France will temporarily halt all flights to and ...

Russia says newly arrived U.S. warships should remain clear of Crimea

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has called upon the United States to keep its naval ships from approaching the Crimea, saying U.S. ...

Covid precautions to be followed for Ramadan among Indonesian Muslims

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Social distancing is the rule for Muslims in Indonesia during this year's Ramadan holiday.At the start of prayers ...

St. Vincent officials warn that food, water in danger from volcano

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent: Officials voiced concern today about residents of the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent who refused to ...

U. of Kentucky program for 36 students sends 500,000 acceptances

LEXINGTON, Kentucky: A "technical issue" resulted in 500,000 high school students receiving acceptance notices to the University of Kentucky.The acceptance ...

Vaccine supply will be greater than demand, says former FDA official

NEW YORK, New York: The United States' vaccine supply will soon be greater than the nation's demand. That was the ...

China's Sinovac vaccine found to be 50% effective

BEIJING, China: China's top disease control official says the country's coronavirus vaccine has a low rate of effectiveness and the ...

20 years after invading, U.S. to withdraw from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, DC - All U.S. troops in Afghanistan will be withdrawn by September 11 - the 20th anniversary of the ...

Promising trio commit to WP after signing new deals

The Western Province Professional Rugby (WPPR) has invested and signed a talented young trio of Nama Xaba, Kwenzo Blose and ...

First Suspect to Plead Guilty in January Capitol Riot

WASHINGTON - A heavy metal guitarist on Friday became the first defendant to plead guilty to federal charges in connection ...

How a football player from Tsarist Russia became a spy

Pyotr Sokolov played for the Russian Empire national football team at the 1912 Olympic Games and planned to pursue a ...

How Rasputin's killer made Hollywood ALWAYS use a disclaimer!

Prince Feliks Yusupov entered history as the man who killed "the tsar's monk", Grigory Rasputin, but Hollywood still remembers him ...

Rassie van der Dussen rues Temba Bavuma's absence in T20 series loss

Proteas batsman Rassie van der Dussen said they missed their regular captain Temba Bavuma during the Pakistan T20 series.Bavuma was ...

WFP: Millions in West, Central Africa Facing Hunger Emergency

GENEVA - The United Nations World Food Program warns that millions of people in West and Central Africa are facing ...

Saudi Arabia's city of roses blooms in Ramadan

Every spring, roses bloom in the western Saudi city of Taif, turning pockets of the kingdom's vast desert landscape a ...

Business process outsourcing: an island of hope for jobs?

South Africa has been voted the most favoured offshore Business Process Outsourcing destination in 2021, according to the annual

India's vaccinations fall from peak as infections hit record

India has reported the most number of coronavirus cases in the world this month.India is vaccinating only people aged above ...

Google goes dark US users report massive outages of search giant

Search engine Google has been reported down by thousands of users, particularly those in New York, with its search, mail, ...

SA man shot and killed by cops in Hawaii - reports

A South African man was shot dead during an altercation with police in Hawaii.Lindani Myeni, 29, from KZN, had lived ...

Biden, Japan's Suga to Discuss China at White House Summit

U.S. President Joe Biden plans to discuss ways to counter competitive pressure from China during a White House summit Friday ...

Boris Johnson India visit : Roadmap 2030 on the table

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson will visit India from April 25 ...

Venues asked to keep preparation on for T20 WC in BCCI meet

By Baidurjo BhoseNew Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) held its seventh ...

Aparshakti Khurana takes the internet by storm with a song

New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): As the world struggles with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which brings a fresh supply ...

Pakistan: 2 policemen charged in foreigners kidnapping case

Karachi [Pakistan], April 16 (ANI): Two policemen among seven people have been charged for helping criminals in kidnapping three Nigerian ...

Report: Dwyane Wade buys stake in Jazz, has on- and off-court plans

Retired NBA star Dwyane Wade bought an undisclosed share of the Utah Jazz with plans to be active in the ...

2 Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan air defence zone

Taipei [Taiwan], April 16 (ANI): Two Chinese military planes entered Taiwan's air defence identification zone (ADIZ) on Thursday afternoon, marking ...

Pakistan women players to assemble in Karachi for camp

Karachi [Pakistan], April 16 (ANI): Twenty-six Pakistan women cricketers will undergo skill and fitness training at the DHA Sports Club ...

Top 5 TALLEST monuments in Moscow

Size matters when it comes to monuments. To prove that point, we've selected some of the capital's most epic masterpieces ...

Central Asian journalists examine the "silent killer" of smog

There is a high bar for the world's dirtiest air and Central Asia's capitals are edging toward worst place.A new ...

Kyrgyzstan: President prescribes poison root for COVID-19

Kyrgyzstan's president has alarmed health specialists by recommending coronavirus patients consider consuming a purported cure of a brew made with ...

Ukraine and Russia: why troop build-up unlikely to lead to all-out war

Russia's recent build-up of 80,000 troops on its eastern border with Ukraine and in Crimea has put the international community ...

India notes US decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): India has noted the United States' decision to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan, and ...

Russian stock market shrugs off new US sanctions risks

Key indices on the Moscow Exchange rebounded on Friday, just a day after the US unveiled new anti-Russian sanctions targeting ...

8 Dead in Shooting at FedEx Facility in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. - Eight people were shot and killed at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and the shooter killed himself, ...

Maldives says India 'first responder' and 'best friend'

New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): Maldives has termed India as the first responder and "our best friend". In an ...

Ishwar Shekhar provides best digital marketing services

New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI/PNN): In today's internet era, one needs to constantly work in the online environment, and ...

Attack Leaves Serbian Radio Journalist In Hospital

NOVI SAD, Serbia -- A Serbian broadcast journalist is in the hospital after being beaten by unidentified assailants in the ...

Tsitsipas moves into Monte Carlo semis as opponent limps out

Stefanos Tsitsipas advanced to the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Friday when his quarter-final opponent Alejandro Davidovich Fokina ...

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Orlando City has Atlanta United's full attention for opener

After Orlando City finally got the better of Atlanta United last season, one of Major League Soccer's most attractive rivalries ...

Giving up on title race is not in Man United's DNA, says Solskjaer

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says giving up on the Premier League title is "not in our DNA" even ...

New locale, same rivalry as CF Montreal, Toronto FC meet

New coaches, a new city, and even a new team name won't dampen the old intensity of the 401 Derby ...

IPL: MS Dhoni plays 200th match for Chennai Super Kings

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 16 (ANI): Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday evening added another feather to his ...

The Week In Russia: Just One Minute (Of Freedom)

A Russian court conjures up an 'illusion of leniency' with a ruling that lets four young arrestees leave their homes ...

'Senior Division Boys' Football League 2020-2021 postponed'

New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) on Friday informed the Delhi High Court that it has ...

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