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Jump in Covid variant forces U.S. to keep borders closed to visitors

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Due to the spread of the Covid Delta variant, the United States will not lift the existing travel ...

Blinken meets representative of Tibet government in exile in India

NEW DELHI, India: China is expected to deliver an angry response to a meeting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

Hong Kong man found guilty under HK security law, 115 others charged

HONG KONG: Hong Kong has convicted the first person for terrorism and inciting secession, as defined by its new national ...

Palestinian boy, 12, dies after being shot by Israeli troops

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 12-year old Palestinian boy has been shot dead by Israeli army soldiers in the West Bank, ...

Aussie troops to bolster NSW police enforcement of Covid restrictions

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Hundreds of Australian Army soldiers are to be deployed to the streets of Sydney in a ...

Bezos says Blue Origin will cover $2 billion lunar mission costs

SEATTLE, Washington: Blue Origin owner Jeff Bezos has offered to pay up to $2 billion in NASA costs if the ...

After Covid, parents opting for homeschooling for kids

WASHINGTON D.C.: Following the closing of the nation's schools during the Covid pandemic, more than 11 percent of all households ...

Eight dead, 10 injured in 20-car crash during Utah sandstorm

KANOSH, Utah: At least eight people were killed and ten injured in a 20-vehicle collision caused by a sandstorm Sunday ...

United says government needs to end congestion at Newark airport

WASHINGTON D.C.: United Airlines is asking the federal government to reduce congestion at Newark Liberty International Airport, even as runway ...

China's Xiamen reports two confirmed COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua XIAMEN, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The city of Xiamen in east China's Fujian Province reported two ...

World Insights: Australia's flawed fight against COVID-19

© Provided by Xinhua Local scholars and health officials in Australia argued that belated lockdown, uncontrolled local transmission, and lagging ...

By politicizing COVID-19, U.S. turns itself into weakness in global fight

© Provided by Xinhua The politicization of the pandemic has "added a new and dangerous layer to things," Jerome Adams, ...

Northeast's sporting culture is paying dividends: Reddy

New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): After Boxer Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) stormed into the semi-finals of the women's welterweight (64-69kg) ...

China's central region blazes new path of high-quality development

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Central China has registered sustained economic growth in the first half ...

China's goods, services trade surplus tops 237.8 bln yuan in June

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- China's international goods and services trade surplus stood at 237.8 billion ...

Gazan women produce plant-based natural cosmetics

© Provided by Xinhua Thanks to a newly launched project, some women in the poverty-stricken Gaza Strip have been offered ...

NATO initiates training of Afghan soldiers in Turkey

Ankara [Turkey] July 30 (ANI): North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Thursday launched a training programme in Turkey for Afghan ...

Canadian high commission to provide dedicated queue for

New Delhi [India] July 30 (ANI): In order to clear the backlog of student visas, the Canadian high commission has ...

Letting go off Taliban violence would be critical to China

New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): Afghan envoy to India Farid Mamundzay on Friday cautioned China for ignoring Taliban violence ...

Rajinikanth gets an ode from Singaporean rapper Yung Raja

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 30 (ANI): Singaporean rapper Yung Raja has paid an ode to superstar Rajinikanth through his new ...

Tokyo Olympics, Day 7: Borgohain, Sindhu steal show

Tokyo [Japan], July 30 (ANI): Boxer Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) stole the show on day seven of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics ...

Moscow Theater Probed For Allegedly Insulting War Veterans

The head of the Russian Investigative Committee has ordered a probe into complaints that a production by the prominent Moscow ...

Lions have not watched Erasmus 'sideshow', says scrum coach McBryde

Robin McBryde said on Friday that neither he nor the other British and Irish Lions coaches had watched a video ...

SA's trade surplus swells to R57bn thanks to commodities boom

The June trade balance expanded to around R57 billion, from R54 billion recorded in May, data from the SA Revenue ...

Egypt sentences 24 Muslim Brotherhood members to death

An Egyptian court sentenced 24 Muslim Brotherhood members to death.They were convicted of killing police officers in 2015.The Muslim Brotherhood ...

Brussels conference condemns Pakistan's blashphemy laws

Brussels [Belgium], July 30 (ANI): A Brussels press club conference on Thursday condemned Pakistan's highly controversial blasphemy laws and equated ...

There is an urgent need to protect steel structures

New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI/PRNewswire): International Zinc Association (IZA), a leading industry body dedicated exclusively to the interests of ...

Asylum-Seeking Azerbaijani Blogger Found Dead In Tbilisi

Azerbaijani opposition blogger Huseyn Bakixanov has been found dead in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, where he was seeking asylum.Bakixanov's relative ...

Women Sprinters Breeze Through Olympic Heats

Before leaving for the Olympics, one of the fastest women in the world said she was looking forward to winning ...

Fujiiryoki alkaline water ionizers winning over trust

New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI/SRV Media): In today's scenario, the market for alkaline water ionizers is booming. Alkaline water-ionizers ...

Pak continues to suppress free speech in digital spaces

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 30 (ANI): Despite being a democratic state, Pakistan continues to suppress free speech in digital spaces, stopping ...

Centre committed to create quality medical education

New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday said that the Centre is committed to ...

Lions have not watched Erasmus 'sideshow', says coach McBryde

Robin McBryde said on Friday that neither he nor the other British and Irish Lions coaches had watched a video ...

Tajikistan: President's home district to get a dramatic upgrade

Tajikistan will soon be getting a new province. And it happens to be where the president comes from, suggesting that ...

How summer 2021 has changed our understanding of extreme weather

A succession of record-breaking natural disasters have swept the globe in recent weeks. There have been serious floods in China ...

Former Michigan Senator Carl Levin Dies at 87

Former Michigan senator Carl Levin, the state's longest serving senator, and a liberal Democrat who enjoyed bipartisan respect, has died ...

Myanmar coronavirus mortality rate

Naypyitaw [Myanmar] July 30 (ANI/FENA): With the increase in coronavirus deaths in Myanmar, accusations of residents and human rights activists ...

Geospatial Infrastructure critical to drive economy

Delhi NCR [India], July 30 (ANI/NewsVoir): Esri India, the country's leading Geographic Information System (GIS) SoftwareSolutions provider, highlighted the use ...

Major tunnel on China-Myanmar railway drilled through

© Provided by Xinhua KUNMING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- A tunnel on the railway linking the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture ...

Azerbaijani Blogger Reportedly Found Dead In Tbilisi

Azerbaijani opposition blogger Huseyn Bakixanov has been found dead in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, where he was seeking asylum.Bakixanov's relative ...

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A'ja Wilson, Breanna Stewart fuel Team USA past Japan

A'ja Wilson collected 20 points and 10 rebounds to pace the United States to an 86-69 victory over Japan on ...

Lions have not watched Erasmus 'sideshow', says scrum coach McBryde

Robin McBryde said on Friday that neither he nor the other British and Irish Lions coaches had watched a video ...

SA's trade surplus swells to R57bn thanks to commodities boom

The June trade balance expanded to around R57 billion, from R54 billion recorded in May, data from the SA Revenue ...

Covid-19: Kenya extends curfew as cases surge

Kenya said Friday it is extending a nighttime curfew and banning public gatherings to slow the spread of Covid-19, warning ...

Lions have not watched Erasmus 'sideshow', says coach McBryde

Robin McBryde said on Friday that neither he nor the other British and Irish Lions coaches had watched a video ...

Cameroon Says Boko Haram Attacks Military, Seduces Civilians

MAROUA, CAMEROON - Officials in Cameroon say Boko Haram militants appear to be changing their tactics and attacking only military ...

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