Fri, 23 Oct 2020

Polls point to Biden victory but Trump confident of reelection

WASHINGTON, DC - With two weeks remaining before the U.S. presidential election, Democratic challenger Joe Biden continues to lead in ...

U.S. sanctions shipping companies in China for doing business in Iran

WSHINGTON, DC, October 20 (ANI): The United States on Monday (local time) imposed sanctions on six Chinese companies for their ...

United States Covid-19 death toll rises above 220,000

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a notice board with COVID-19 preventive instructions at a Macy's store in ...

Assange's lawyer claims Trump responsible for indictment

Julian Assange's lawyer of ten years Jennifer Robinson speaks with Rhys Muldoon about Assange's extraordinary trial and the relationship between ...

John Stremlau | A Biden win would be good for Africa

As the 3 November US presidential election approaches, Barack Obama's former Vice-President Joe Biden and his running-mate, California Senator Kamala ...

US Condemns Excessive Force' Used Against Nigeria Protesters

The United States condemned police brutality in Lagos Thursday, two days after at least 12 protesters were shot dead by ...

Scammers Scare Students Into Giving Up Personal Information

The call comes late at night, waking up a student with an angry voice that issues a threat about the ...

After loss, Dodgers line up LHP Urias for Game 4

The Los Angeles Dodgers might have lost Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night, but they gained a ...

Senate Democrats Release Report Criticizing Trump Foreign Policy

The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee charged Wednesday that the Trump administration's foreign policy has broken with ...

Wallace to drive No. 23 for new Jordan-Hamlin team

Bubba Wallace will drive No. 23 next season in what was a highly predictable reveal Thursday by 23XI Racing, the ...

UK PM insists full national lockdown not "right course"

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend Prime Minister's Questions at the House of Commons, in ...

US Jobless Claims Edge Lower But Remain at Historic High

WASHINGTON - Some 787,000 U.S. workers filed for unemployment compensation last week, a historically high level but 73,000 fewer than ...

Browns WR Landry playing through broken rib

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry said Thursday that he's been playing with a broken rib. Landry said he sustained ...

Civil Rights Activist Badly Beaten By Unknown Assailants In Russia

ULYANOVSK, Russia -- A lawyer and civil right activist says he has been attacked and severely beaten by unknown assailants ...

How Donald Trump's 'America first' agenda has damaged global human rights

Even before Donald Trump was elected US president in 2016, researchers who study democratic backsliding, the rise of

Right-wing extremism: The new wave of global terrorism

In April 2020, the United Nation's Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, addressed members of the Security Council by warning them that the ...

Trump, Biden Debate in Final Face-to-Face Encounter Thursday Night

WASHINGTON - Republican President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, are debating Thursday night in ...

Uzbek Company Starts Paying Overdue Salaries After Mass Protests

The Uzbek company Enter Engineering has started paying overdue salaries to workers after they rioted over the back wages owed ...

Hurricane Epsilon Breaks Record as Late-Season Atlantic Hurricane

U.S. forecasters say Hurricane Epsilon has dropped in intensity after being upgraded overnight to a Category 3 storm on the ...

Kyrgyzstan: Kolbayev arrested in dramatic fashion, but is it theater

The security services in Kyrgyzstan have detained notorious suspected gangland boss Kamchybek Kolbayev in the second of two high-profile arrests ...

Pompeo Vows No Change on US Policy in Taiwan Strait

STATE DEPARTMENT - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that the State Department is not changing its ...

Obama Campaigns for Biden in Key State of Pennsylvania

Former U.S. President Barack Obama said Wednesday that President Donald Trump is "incapable of taking the job seriously," as Obama ...

P-TECH high school model connects students to college and careers

In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama highlighted an innovative educational program called P-TECH - an ...

When fracking moves into the neighborhood, mental health risks rise

Hydraulic fracturing has boomed in the U.S. over the past decade, but unless you live near it, you may not ...

Trump warns of action against China if he is re-elected

Washington [US], October 22 (ANI): In connection with the COVID-19 pandemic, United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he ...

Iran, Russia Reject U.S. Accusations Of Election Interference

Russia and Iran have rejected U.S. claims that the two countries have been interfering with the 2020 presidential election next ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Germany reports new record of 11,287 new cases

Pedestrians walk in front of the Reichstag building in Berlin, capital of Germany, Oct. 15, 2020. (Str/Xinhua)- Germany reports new ...

Trump and Biden to do battle in final debate

President Donald Trump squares off against Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Thursday in what promises to be a bruising final ...

US approves arms sales to Taiwan

Washington [US], October 22 (ANI): In a move that will irk China, the United States on Tuesday approved the potential ...

Pakistan should prevent money laundering, terror: Report

Berlin [Germany], October 22 (ANI): Pakistan should ensure that they have sufficient resources devoted to monitoring the activities of anyone ...

China's Chongqing sees robust foreign-trade growth

Aerial photo shows a China-Europe freight train, also the "China Post" CR Express 1st block train, bound for Lithuania ready ...

Asia stocks slip with US stimulus unlikely before election

Asian markets mostly fell Thursday as chances of a pre-election stimulus package from Washington dimmed, while investors were also spooked ...

Belarus Opposition Awarded 2020 Sakharov Prize By European Parliament

Belarus's democratic opposition has been awarded the European Parliament's 2020 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.'It is an honor to ...

Stocks mostly slip with US stimulus unlikely before election

Asian markets mostly fell Thursday as chances of a pre-election stimulus package from Washington dimmed, while investors were also spooked ...

Obama warns against complacency over Biden poll lead

Former US president Barack Obama excoriated Donald Trump and warned on Wednesday against complacency despite favorable opinion polls during his ...

Notorious Kyrgyz Crime Boss Detained In Bishkek

BISHKEK -- Kyrgyz organized-crime figure Kamchy Kolbaev, who was added by Washington to a list of major global drug-trafficking suspects ...

7 Nations Now Have More Than 1 Million COVID-19 Cases

The number of nations with more than 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to seven.Spain and France are the ...

US-Taiwan relation fosters amid China Task Force Act

Taipei [Taiwan], October 22 (ANI): The US-Taiwan relationship is fostering amid the US House of Representatives' China Task Force Act. ...

COVID-19 Right Under Control in Australia, Experts Say

SYDNEY, AUSTRALA - As Australia's most populous state eases more COVID-19 restrictions, experts say the nation has brought the epidemic ...

The Last Encounter: Trump, Biden Debate Thursday Night

WASHINGTON - Republican President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, are debating Thursday night in ...

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Deadly Nigerian violence alarms African Union

ABUJA, Nigeria - The African Union on Thursday strongly condemned deadly violence in Nigeria's biggest city Lagos and called on ...

Bahrain collaborating with Israel for more than decade, says report

MANAMA, Bahrain - Israel has been operating a secret embassy in Bahrain for more than 11 years, according to a ...

Russian Navy ships accompanying Iranian tankers bound for Syria

Last week, the Iranian-flagged oil tanker Samah entered the Mediterranean Sea via the Suez Canal. After a few miles, the ...

New Chinese train will run at 400 kilometres an hour

Photo taken on Oct. 21, 2020 shows the new type of high-speed train which can run on different rail systems ...

French president attends memorial of fallen history teacher

PARIS, France - France paid tribute on Wednesday to a history teacher beheaded last week by a man angered at ...

Israelis outraged at treatment of critically ill Palestinian official

JERUSALEM - Chief Palestinian negotiation Saeb Erakat is critically ill in an Israeli hospital.The official was rushed to Hadassah Medical ...

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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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