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Africa, then Asia to be invaded by locusts, says United Nations

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The Horn of Africa region will experience another swarm of locust invasion in June ...

Russia's most prominent conman left wave of death and deception

This is the story of how the mastermind behind MMM, Russia's biggest financial pyramid scheme, managed to get elected to ...

Chinese government rejects White House report on China's intentions

BEIJING, China May 29 (Xinhua) - A spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense on Friday criticized a report recently ...

U.S. sanctioning two Iranian nuclear scientists futile, says Iran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) dismissed as "a futile attempt" the U.S.' new decision to ...

News Corp shuts down 112 historic Australian newspapers

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The largest publisher of newspapers in Australia, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has closed 112 suburban and ...

U.S. president to step up pressure on Facebook, Twitter

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Thursday regarding social media platforms, after Twitter tagged ...

Hair salons adapt to evolving new standards

When this writer recently looked into the mirror and took a good look at how long his hair had grown ...

How London's 100 or so billionaires are faring

Over cups of tea in his ramshackle London home I chatted with a novelist. It felt a valuable opportunity, given ...

Cloud9 sweep Gen.G in DreamHack Masters Spring - NA

Cloud9 swept Gen.G Esports on Saturday to secure second place in Group B in the DreamHack Masters Spring - North ...

Na'Vi, mousesports reach Gamers Without Borders final

Natus Vincere and mousesports each seesawed past their opponents on Saturday to reach the grand final of the Counter-Strike: Global ...

French Zoo open 2-0 at EU Face-Off 2020

The French Zoo won both of their matches on Saturday to cruise into the semifinals as the EU Face-Off 2020 ...

Team Nigma stay perfect at ESL One Birmingham EU/CIS

Team Nigma remained undefeated by rallying for a 2-1 win over Team Liquid on Saturday in Group A action in ...

Update: U.S. launches historic human flight to space

A screenshot from SpaceX live broadcast on YouTube shows a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying two NASA astronauts lifted off ...

Scotland coach Townsend backs call for fewer Test windows

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has welcomed moves to reduce the number of international windows in rugby union's calendar.Europe's Six Nations ...

Thiem, Kyrgios to compete in July event in Berlin

Dominic Thiem, Nick Kyrgios, Kiki Bertens and Elina Svitolina are among the men's and women's pros set to compete in ...

Trump's plan to cut ties with WHO "awful decision": Irish minister

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks at the 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA), held virtually, in Geneva, ...

Nepal extends lockdown till June 14

Kathmandu [Nepal], May 31 (ANI): Nepal has decided to extend the coronavirus-induced lockdown till June 14. A cabinet meeting held ...

Team Spirit take 2nd at DreamHack Masters Spring - Europe

Team Spirit secured a second-place finish in Group C with a 2-1 victory over GODSENT on Saturday at the DreamHack ...

Montoya, Pagenaud ready for virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans

Indianapolis 500 winners Juan Pablo Montoya and Simon Pagenaud are set to compete in the virtual 24 Hours of Le ...

As Minneapolis Burns, Mayor Takes Heat for Response

First-term Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey appeared to be doing everything right.He worked with the city's booming business community and the ...

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Quarterly GDP in Macau drops by nearly half, services exports drop 60%

MACAU, May 30 (Xinhua) - The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Macau dropped by 48.7 percent year-on-year in real terms ...

China's top Internet firms record near 5% rise in business

BEIJING, May 30 (Xinhua) -- China's Internet and related services sectors have maintained expansion in the first four months, displaying ...

Trump unsettles U.S., global markets,

NEW YORK, New York - More rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump unsettled Wall Street on Friday, and undermined confidence ...

Chinese platform dedicated to content influencer campaigns launches

HANGZHOU, May 29 (Xinhua) -- AliExpress, a global online retail marketplace and part of Alibaba Group, announced on Thursday that ...

Stocks slide in Asia, greenback slumps

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia skidded on Friday, and the U.S. dollar dived, as the relationship between the ...

Demand for cobalt, nickel, copper, manganese boosting deep-sea mining

PHENOM PENH, Cambodia - Scientists and environmentalists are urging an international moratorium on deep-sea mining after releasing a report indicating ...

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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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