Wed, 28 Jul 2021

Covid vaccines have reached 340.4 mln doses administered in U.S.

ATLANTA, Georgia: Latest statistics released by the United States report that 340,363,922 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered throughout ...

Amidst Covid, Olympics opener seen by fewest Americans in 33 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. audience watching the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics was the smallest in 33 years.NBC's broadcast ...

U.S. court overturns CDC requirements for cruise ships in Florida

WASHINGTON, D.C.: A federal appeals court on Friday reversed an earlier ruling and will let stand a ruling that prevents ...

Roads closed, residents evacuated due to buried WWII bomb in UK

LONDON, England: A World War II bomb was discovered on Thursday while excavating a new housing development, causing the evacuation ...

Tokyo Olympics again bans some Russian athletes due to drug use

TOKYO, Japan: The World Anti-Doping Agency has reported that a number of Russian athletes have been banned from competing at ...

New York state confiscates firearms in 10th buyback event of year

NEW YORK, New York Hundreds of guns were turned over in Syracuse on Saturday by owners responding to a buyback.New ...

UK seizes assets, bans entry to son of president of Equatorial Guinea

LONDON, England: Britain has banned entry to the son of Equatorial Guinea's long-serving president for using millions of dollars in ...

Boko Haram Attack Kills Five Soldiers, Civilian, Cameroon Reports

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Boko Haram Islamists killed five Cameroonian soldiers and a civilian in an attack in the far north ...

Ex-airman Sentenced to 45 Months for Leaking Drone Info

ALEXANDRIA, VA. - A former Air Force intelligence analyst who once helped find targets for deadly U.S. drone strikes was ...

Biden Revives Trump's Africa Business Initiative

The Biden administration on Tuesday announced a new push to expand business ties between U.S. companies and Africa, with a ...

Nationals RHP Stephen Strasburg to undergo thoracic outlet surgery

Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will undergo season-ending thoracic outlet surgery, manager Dave Martinez told reporters on Tuesday. Strasburg will ...

China ready to play positive role in building peace in Sudan: envoy

© Provided by Xinhua "China stands ready to work with the rest of the international community in a continuous effort ...

Yes, Naomi Osaka is Japanese. And American. And Haitian

On Friday, Naomi Osaka lit the cauldron at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony. This honour sent an important message ...

'Taliban victory in Afghanistan is of entire Muslim people'

Kabul [Afghanistan] July 28 (ANI): Pakistan-based terror group Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) leader Noor Wali Mehsud has said that their relations ...

Jordan's As-Salt city inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List

© Provided by Xinhua AMMAN, July 27 (Xinhua) -- The UNESCO World Heritage Committee voted on Tuesday to inscribe the ...

Swimmers evacuated after WWII bomb found in Marsaxlokk, Malta

MARSAXLOKK, Malta, July 27 (Xinhua) -- The Armed Forces of Malta on Monday evacuated swimmers after the discovery of an ...

IMF revises India's growth projection to 9.5% for FY22

Washington [US], July 27 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday has scaled down India's growth to 9.5 per ...

Man United agree deal to sign Varane from Real Madrid

Manchester United have agreed a deal with Real Madrid to sign France centre-back Raphael Varane, the Premier League giants announced ...

We modelled the effects of climate change on Kenya's Tana River Basin

Kenya's Tana River - the longest in the country - snakes through a river basin which encompasses a huge range ...

Ex-offenders should be made prison wardens in South Africa. Here's why

Appointing former prisoners - or ex-offenders - as prison wardens is an international trend in corrections from which South Africa's ...

How the Bui Dam set up China's future engagement strategy with Ghana

Aid, trade and foreign direct investments typify China's global rise and its African activities. Central to China's expanding relationship with ...

Rapids acquire Mark-Anthony Kaye from LAFC

The Colorado Rapids acquired midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye and a first-round pick in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft from Los Angeles FC ...

How donors from Canada and Europe helped fund Indian Residential Schools

Indigenous communities have detected hundreds of graves near former Indian Residential S ...

Eating for hunger or pleasure

Washington [US], July 27 (ANI): Many times we eat, not because we are hungry, but because of social pressures or ...

Hopefully good results will come in WI series: Babar

Bridgetown [Barbados], July 27 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Babar Azam on Tuesday exuded confidence and said his side is all set ...

Dozens of Shipwrecked Migrants Drown off Libya's Coast

GENEVA - The International Organization for Migration says at least 57 migrants, most from West Africa, drowned Monday, when their ...

Pakistan: PAC unearths discrepancies in COVID-19 aid

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 27 (ANI): Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in Pakistan on Monday unearthed the discrepancies in COVID-19 aid distribution ...

With Pak's conventional mindset, third gender remains in mi

Islamabad [Kabul] July 27 (ANI): Transgenders in Pakistan continue to live a life of misery in the country where they ...

Time for India to reopen international travel: IATA DG

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is advocating for India to restart ...

Biles says 'mental health' concerns led to Olympic final withdrawal

A tearful Simone Biles said "mental health concerns" were behind her shock withdrawal from the team final on Tuesday with ...

IMF expects SA economy to grow 4% in 2021

The International Monetary Fund has upwardly revised South Africa's growth outlook for 2021 from 3.1% to 4%.This is off the ...

WHO calls for tighter regulation around 'harmful' e-cigarettes

The WHO says e-cigarettes need to be regulated to ensure the tobacco industry's tactics in getting young people hooked on ...

Turkey's Independent Media Brace for New Crackdown

ISTANBUL - Rights groups are voicing alarm over a Turkish official's announcement of new legislation and controls on the foreign ...

Female Somali Boxer at Olympics Motivates Upcoming Somali Boxers

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA - Somali boxer Ramla Ali was defeated at the Tokyo Games Monday, but she still made history as ...

Realme to introduce wireless charging feature

Washington [US], July 27 (ANI): Realme, one of the fastest-growing smartphone brands, may soon become the first to bring the ...

Pak politicians hold protest against delay in investigation

Mardan [Pakistan] July 27 (ANI): The Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PKMAP) on Monday staged a protest against the delay in ...

Golf Glance: Visions of gold at Tokyo Olympics

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

UK reports another 23,511 coronavirus cases

© Provided by Xinhua Britain has reported another 23,511 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, according to official figures ...

Report: Rapids acquire Mark-Anthony Kaye from LAFC

The Colorado Rapids acquired midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye and a first-round pick in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft from Los Angeles FC, ...

Afghans worked for US concern about increasing threats

Kabul [Afghanistan] July 27(ANI): Afghans who worked for the US government over the last 20 years said they are concerned ...

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U.S. investors take profits pushing stock indices sharply lower

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were under pressure Tuesday, just a day after all the major indices hit ...

New York bank to buy People's United, fire 700 employees

BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut: Over 700 staff members of People's United Bank will lose their jobs after being taken over by a ...

Decision expected on attendance of 100 people at Irish weddings

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Cabinet is scheduled to discuss a proposal that would increase attendance at weddings from 50 to 100 ...

Bloodbath in Hong Kong stocks continues, key index down 15% in 3 days

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Hong Kong stock market continued to unravel on Tuesday, notching up a third day of ...

Rejecting environmental claims, U.S. judge gives ok to lithium mining

RENO, Nevada: A U.S. federal judge has ruled against environmentalists and in favor of Lithium Americas Corp excavating at its ...

Predictions call for strong global insurance recovery

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The worldwide insurance industry is anticipating that it will recover more quickly and be stronger ...

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