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WTA roundup: Ons Jabeur retires from Moscow opener

Ons Jabeur, a semifinalist last week in Indian Wells, Calif., was forced to retire from her first-round match Tuesday in ...


Top 7 most DISLIKABLE characters in Russian literature

Falling in love with kind, witty and good-looking characters is too damn easy. The real challenge is to understand and ...


Auto Racing Glance

NASCAR CUP SERIES: HOLLYWOOD CASINO 400 (267 laps, 400.5 miles around a 1.5-mile D-shaped oval), Kansas Speedway; Kansas City, Kan. ...


India, EU hold Strategic Partnership Review, exchange views on COVID-19, trade deal

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): The third India-EU Strategic Partnership Review took place in Brussels on October 19, the ...


EU says ready to implement sanctions on Belarusian airline to curb migrant flow

Brussels [Belgium], October 19 (ANI/Xinhua): The European Union (EU) is ready to implement sanctions against the national airline of Belarus ...


G20: Merkel proposes to dicuss economic impact of green transition from fossil fuels

Berlin [Germany], October 18 (ANI/Sputnik) - Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposed on Monday to discuss the impact of the ...


NATO took note of Russia's decision to suspend work of missions, but got no notifications

Brussels [Belgium], October 18 (ANI/Sputnik): NATO took note of Russia's decision to suspend the work of the alliance's missions, but ...


Russia suspends mission to NATO from November: FM Lavrov

Moscow [Russia], October 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia will suspend activities of its permanent mission to NATO from November 1 or a ...


Russia suspends work of NATO information office in Moscow: FM Lavrov

Moscow [Russia], October 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia is suspending the work of the NATO information office in Moscow, Foreign Ministry Sergey ...


Gene behind unusual form of Cushing's syndrome identified during study

Washington [US], October 17 (ANI): The gene responsible for the development of a food-dependent form of Cushing's Syndrome, a rare ...


Dutch Open 2021: Defending champ Lakshya Sen loses in men's singles final against Loh Kean Yew

Almere [Netherlands], October 17 (ANI): India's Lakshya Sen, the defending champion and top seed, lost to Loh Kean Yew in ...


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Le Pen says if elected French president she would end energy subsidies

PARIS, France: Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate to run in next year's French presidential election, said if she is ...

New findings show Austrians enjoyed cheese and beer 2,700 years ago

BOLZANO, Italy: According to a scientific study published in the journal Current Biology, workers at a salt mine in Austria ...

Russian population falls by nearly 1 million in past 12 months

MOSCOW, Russia: Demographer Alexei Raksha reports that Russia has experienced its most severe population decline over the past 12 months ...

Russia denies claims for return of Japanese islands seized after WWII

MOSCOW, Russia: The Russian government has issued a statement saying it disagreed with the comments of new Japanese Prime Minister ...

Germany's COVID-19 incidence rate rises for seventh consecutive day

© Provided by Xinhua Daily COVID-19 infections in Germany rose significantly as 17,015 new cases were registered within one day, ...

German prospect Benjamin Schroder commits to Oklahoma

German prospect Benjamin Schroder will play next fall at Oklahoma, he announced Wednesday on ESPN. A 6-foot-7 forward, Schroder said ...

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Toyota to build $13.6 billion American battery plant, employ 1,750

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it will invest $13.6 billion in manufacturing electric automobile batteries in the United States ...

56% jump in UK business insolvencies as rising costs overwhelm firms

LONDON, England: Businesses in England and Wales failed at a rate 56 percent higher in September than any month since ...

Asian stock markets show signs of exhaustion, All Ordinaries add 37pts

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Asia were mixed on Wednesday, as was the U.S. dollar."Earlier this month, stagflation was ...

To reduce costs of beef, US ranchers build own meat plants

LINCOLN, Nebraska: Nebraska rancher Rusty Kemp has complained for years about the low prices paid for his cattle, even as ...

U.S. stocks continue higher, Nasdaq rises 107 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks shot higher on Tuesday on the back of strong earnings reports, particularly from ...

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In Sudan, thousands call for return of military rule

KHARTOUM, Sudan: On Saturday, thousands of pro-military protesters staged a rally in central Khartoum demanding that the government of prime ...


Three Chinese astronauts take up residency at new space station

BEIJING, China: Three astronauts from China have arrived at the country's new space station, a major achievement for a national ...


Defenders of Pak seas fully alert to protect the motherland: ISPR

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - On Tuesday, the Pak military's media wing revealed that Pakistan Navy spotted and barred an Indian submarine ...


Delays in delivering Russian Covid vaccine frustrates millions

MOSCOW, Russia: Production problems and other issues have caused millions of people in developing nations, from Latin America to the ...


Bali set to welcome tourists again following Covid shutdown

BALI, Indonesia: Beginning Thursday, fully vaccinated travelers from 19 countries will be able to again enter Bali, Indonesia.Of note, citizens ...


Court orders US to reinstate 'Remain in Mexico' policy for migrants

SAN DIEGO, California: The Biden administration will return to a Trump-era border policy in which migrants will have to remain ...


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