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975 flood shelters opened for a million stranded Bangladeshis

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Officials and volunteers in Bangladesh say heavy flooding is worsening in parts of the country, with more ...

U.S. troops begin to withdraw from war-torn Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 14 (Sputnik/ANI) - U.S. troops have left five bases in Afghanistan and the number of servicemen in ...

Iran admits execution of man for passing military information to CIA

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A retired employee of Iran's Defense Ministry has been hanged for providing the US Central Intelligence Agency ...

Over 650,000 Indians evacuated from abroad amid pandemic

New Delhi [India], July 14 (ANI): More than 650,000 Indians stranded abroad due to coronavirus pandemic have been evacuated, said ...

Russia insists nuclear arsenal is for defensive purposes

Russia's nuclear policy remains "defensive." However, a number of new conditions have been set for when a strike can be ...

Bahrain to execute two men 'convicted as result of torture'

MANAMA, Bahrain - The High Court of Bahrain has upheld death sentences against two pro-democracy activists who were charged and ...

Elvis's grandson dead at the age of 27, reportedly shot himself

WASHINGTON, DC - American singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley's son Benjamin Keough has died at the age of 27. The news ...

Jail time for man who ripped off thousands of U.S. troops and veterans

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - A man who hacked into the U.S. military's databases and stole personal information relating to thousands ...

Humanitarian aid to continue after UNSC pact on access points

NEW YORK, New York - Sanity prevailed on Saturday as last minute efforts to stitch up a renewal of the ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (July 15)

BEIJING, July 15 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Giroud guides 'nervy' Chelsea closer to the Champions League

Frank Lampard admitted Chelsea are struggling with nerves as they chase a place in the Champions League next season after ...

Australia's T20 Big Bash League announces full schedule

Cricket Australia announced Wednesday plans for a full Twenty20 Big Bash League season starting in December, but acknowledged the schedule ...

England captain Joe Root returns as West Indies eye series win

England will hope the return of captain Joe Root proves inspirational in the second Test against the West Indies at ...

Top 14's salary cap reduction underlines changing of the guard

The French Handre Pollard, on a reported R20 million deal at Montpellier, could face pay cutEngland's top-flight also has a ...

UK Bans Huawei From 5G Rollout, Risking China's Wrath

Britain on Tuesday announced it has banned Chinese tech giant Huawei from its 5G telecom network, a sharp policy shift ...

COVID-19 may attack patients' central nervous system

Ohio [USA], July 15 (ANI): Depressed mood or anxiety exhibited in COVID-19 patients may possibly be a sign that the ...

North Macedonia Holds Critical Elections For Its European Future

Voting is under way in North Macedonia in parliamentary elections that may determine the pace of the Balkan state's Euro-Atlantic ...

SAA may see a rainbow, but the DPE still needs a pot of gold

So, the big question remains: where will the money come from? Government has already bailed out SAA - which went ...

Internet Access Disrupted in Iran as Uproar Rises Against Executions

Following a string of announcements by the Islamic Republic of Iran about convictions, death penalties for protesters and executions of ...

Trump Toughens Talk and Action on China

WHITE HOUSE - Amid rising concerns that Beijing and Washington are drifting toward a Cold War, U.S. President Donald Trump ...

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England captain Joe Root returns as West Indies eye series win

England will hope the return of captain Joe Root proves inspirational in the second Test against the West Indies at ...

SAA may see a rainbow, but the DPE still needs a pot of gold

So, the big question remains: where will the money come from? Government has already bailed out SAA - which went ...

Q&A: State patients in private hospitals: What's the deal?

Provinces are under pressure to finalise their respective service level agreements (SLAs) with private hospitals and health practitioners, as South ...

Zydus begins human trials for potential COVID-19 vaccine

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], July 15 (ANI): Pharmaceutical major Zydus on Wednesday started human clinical trials of its plasmid DNA vaccine ...

The latest: Coronavirus watch updates, July 15

Citizens jog at the reopened Ibirapuera Park in Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 13, 2020. (Photo by Rahel Patrasso/Xinhua)- Brazil's COVID-19 ...

Interview: CDC HeadSays Masks Are Essential in Coronavirus Fight

WASHINGTON - VOA contributor Greta Van Susteren interviewed Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

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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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