Thu, 05 Aug 2021

U.S. doctors' groups endorse COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women

CHICAGO, Illinois: All pregnant women should receive Covid vaccines, according to two major U.S. obstetricians' groups.Citing data collected from tens ...

Protests in France to block use of Covid health pass

PARIS, France: Thousands of people in Paris and other French cities protested against the introduction of a mandatory COVID-19 health ...

Deadline for UN pledges on greenhouse gases missed by China, India

BERLIN, Germany: China and India missed a U.N. deadline to submit new plans detailing how they will reduce greenhouse gas ...

Haiti Supreme Court judge in hiding, wanted in killing of president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: Haitian police on Friday accused former Supreme Court judge Wendelle Coq-Thelot of having met with Colombian mercenaries accused ...

U.K. Space Command begins task of protecting from threats in space

LONDON, England: Following the United States, Britain has created a military space command to supervise activities in space, Britain's Ministry ...

Europeans evacuate 394 migrants from boat on Mediterranean

TUNIS, Tunisia: Some 394 migrants were rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday.The Sea-Watch 3 ...

Air leak causes drop in pressure in International Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: Staffs on Earth and in the International Space Station are working to correct a drop in air pressure, ...

U.S. sanctions Cuba police, leaders after July protests

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States added additional sanctions on the Cuban police force and its leaders on Friday, following the ...

U.S. seizes tanker, seeks owner for bypassing North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United Sates has seized a tanker that it said was assisting North Korea in evading sanctions. In ...

New Samoa Prime Minister cancels $100 million Chinese port project

APIA, Samoa: The new prime minister of the island nation of Samoa has said she will cancel a Chinese-financed port ...

Fearing China, Philippines signs pact to return U.S. troops

MANILA, Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has invited U.S. troops to return to bases the Americans only recently evacuated.U.S. Secretary ...

Angels' Anthony Rendon to undergo season-ending hip surgery

Los Angeles Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon will undergo season-ending surgery on his right hip, the team announced Wednesday. Rendon ...

U.S. Fed vice chair backs raising interest rates in 2023

© Provided by Xinhua "I believe that these three necessary conditions for raising the target range for the federal funds ...

2 wounded in 2 bomb explosions in Iraqi capital

Baghdad [Iraq], August 5 (ANI/Xinhua): Two people were wounded on Wednesday evening in two bomb explosions in the Iraqi capital ...

Slain Pentagon Police Officer Identified as Army Veteran

U.S. authorities on Wednesday identified the Pentagon police officer stabbed to death at a transit station outside the building the ...

U.S. Says Iran Believed Behind Hijacking Of Vessel In Gulf Of Oman

The United States said that it believes Iranian forces hijacked the Panama-flagged Asphalt Princess tanker in the Gulf of Oman ...

5 things to watch for in the latest IPCC report on climate science

On Aug. 9, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will release its most comprehensive report on the science of ...

Japan plans to deploy missiles in Taiwan in 2022

Taipei [Taiwan], August 5 (ANI): Japan is planning to deploy missile units on an island 300 kilometers off the coast ...

Germany donates 1.3 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

Berlin [Germany] August 5 (ANI/FENA): The German government has announced that it will donate all future orders for the AstraZeneca ...

Trescothick urges England to 'raise our game' after India collapse

Batting coach Marcus Trescothick said an underprepared England must "raise our game" after they slumped to 183 all out on ...

Olympic champ Schauffele gets back into WGC swing at Memphis

Olympic champion Xander Schauffele and many of his rivals return to the US PGA Tour at the St. Jude Invitational ...

Hong Kong Sevens cancelled again in World Series re-shuffle

The Hong Kong Sevens tournament scheduled for November has been cancelled for a second year due to the coronavirus pandemic, ...

Lebanon needs plan for longer-term recovery: UN deputy chief

© Provided by Xinhua A strong, inclusive, and comprehensive social protection system is needed to ensure the most vulnerable are ...

Aston Villa sign forward Danny Ings from Southampton

Journeyman striker and former England international Danny Ings joined Aston Villa from Southampton on a three-year deal on Wednesday, the ...

Sputnik V, AstraZeneca booster dose trials results soon

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): After Dr Reddy's Laboratories issued a statement on Monday regarding the availability ...

Hustler literature sheds light on the world of internet fraud in Nigeria

Hustler narratives have emerged as a genre in world literature since the mid 1960s. It is an expansive genre, but ...

Top tips for tackling plastic pollution -- from marine scientists

Do you ever find yourself staring at the supermarket shelf in turmoil, trying to make the most environmentally sustainable choices ...

Britain's Top General Calls for Retaliation on Iran for Drone Strike

Britain's top military commander, General Nick Carter, said Wednesday that Western powers need to retaliate for a suspected Iranian drone ...

UN mission urges Lebanon, Israel to stop fire after rocket attack

© Provided by Xinhua BEIRUT, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) urged on Wednesday Lebanon ...

Taliban expresses displeasure with US visa offer

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 4 (ANI): Taliban on Wednesday issued a statement condemning the United States government for offering visas to ...

'CoC on SCS should be consistent with UNCLOS'

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Wednesday at the 11th East Asia Summit ...

Root ends fifty drought before Shami strike revives India

Root, by reaching 23 when he punched Mohammed Siraj through the offside for his fifth four, surpassed retired former captain ...

Liverpool keeper Alisson signs 6-year contract extension

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker signed a six-year contract extension with the Premier League club on Wednesday.Brazil's Alisson has established himself ...

Bumrah strikes as India dominate first day of England series

India's Jasprit Bumrah took four wickets as England suffered their latest batting collapse in slumping to 183 all out on ...

WHO calls for moratorium on Covid-19 vaccine booster doses

The World Health Organisation's head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday the WHO was calling for a moratorium on Covid-19 ...

Blinken expresses 'grave concern' over Myanmar military

Washington DC [US], August 4 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has expressed "grave concern" over military rule in ...

Olympics roundup: Americans 1-2 in women's 400m hurdles

Sydney McLaughlin of New Jersey broke her own world record as American women finished 1-2 in the women's 400-meter hurdles ...

'Proper first-aid vital in accidents'

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): With India accounting for the highest number of deaths due to road accidents, the ...

Avantha Group promoter Gautam Thapar send to ED custody

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): A Delhi court on Wednesday remanded Avantha Group promoter Gautam Thapar to one-day Enforcement ...

Report: Dodgers agree to deal with LHP Cole Hamels

The Los Angeles Dodgers and free-agent left-hander Cole Hamels have agreed on a deal, MLB Network reported on Wednesday. Per ...

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Wildfires, high temperatures strike Sicily, Italy

Catania, Sicily: Italian firefighters are battling wildfires in Sicily for a second consecutive day.The fires reached the town of Catania ...

U.S. doctors' groups endorse COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women

CHICAGO, Illinois: All pregnant women should receive Covid vaccines, according to two major U.S. obstetricians' groups.Citing data collected from tens ...

Protests in France to block use of Covid health pass

PARIS, France: Thousands of people in Paris and other French cities protested against the introduction of a mandatory COVID-19 health ...

Deadline for UN pledges on greenhouse gases missed by China, India

BERLIN, Germany: China and India missed a U.N. deadline to submit new plans detailing how they will reduce greenhouse gas ...

Haiti Supreme Court judge in hiding, wanted in killing of president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: Haitian police on Friday accused former Supreme Court judge Wendelle Coq-Thelot of having met with Colombian mercenaries accused ...

U.K. Space Command begins task of protecting from threats in space

LONDON, England: Following the United States, Britain has created a military space command to supervise activities in space, Britain's Ministry ...

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