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Lithuania building fence to stop migrants from Belarus

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Lithuania's government said work on the first section of a fence along its 420-mile border with Belarus, which ...

Next Norway prime minster a wealthy leader of Labor Party

OSLO, Norway: The man expected to become the next prime minister of Norway, 61-year-old Jonas Gahr Stoere, was born into ...

Ireland investigates TikTok transferring children's data to China

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) said it has opened two investigations into video sharing platform TikTok.The first investigation ...

Wildfires threaten popular Spanish resort of Estepona

ESTEPONA, Spain: Spain sent in its military to help fight a wildfire that is continuing to threaten the popular Costa ...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announces candidacy for president

PARIS, France: The Socialist Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, said she will run in the 2022 French presidential election, despite ...

Greek PM announces surprise economic growth of 5.9% in 2021

ATHENS, Greece: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Saturday that the nation's economy is predicted to grow by 5.9 ...

India paddlers win men's doubles bronze at Kazakhstan Open

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Indian Table Tennis pairs of Siddhesh Pande-Mudit Dani, and Fidel R Snehit-Sudhanshu Grover ended ...

Chinese govt role in Uyghur Internment camps in XUAR

London [UK], September 19 (ANI): German researcher Adrian Zenz in London had presented a report at the second session of ...

Eastern promises: Russia & ASEAN unveil plan for economic cooperation

Russia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have adopted a roadmap for boosting mutual trade and investment cooperation ...

Russian elections voter turnout reaches 35.69 per cent

Moscow [Russia], September 19 (ANI): Russia's lower chamber of the parliament, State Duma records voter turnout of 35.69 per cent ...

Macron, Biden to speak over phone in coming days

Paris [France], September 19 (ANI): French President Emmanuel Macron and United States President Joe Biden will speak to each other ...

Car Free Sunday in Belgian capital

BRUSSELS, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Give up your car for a day. Car Free Sunday is being held here in ...

Taipei and France's Dassault sign agreement on Mirage jets

Taipei [Taiwan], September 19 (ANI): Taiwan's Ministry of National Defence on Saturday said that it has signed a technical support ...

England, Tottenham Hotspur legend Jimmy Greaves dies

London [UK], September 19 (ANI): Tottenham Hotspur and England's legendary footballer Jimmy Greaves passed away at home in the early ...

Canberrahad deep and grave concerns over French submarines

Canberra [Australia], September 19 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday said that Australia had deep and grave concerns ...

Russia records 20,174 coronavirus cases in 24 hours

Moscow [Russia], September 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia registered 20,174 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, which brings the cumulative total ...

Turks learn Chinese to be prepared for post-pandemic era

© Provided by Xinhua The interest in learning the Chinese language is increasingly growing among the Turkish people, who want ...

CDS to visit Russia and US

New Delhi (India), September 19 (ANI): In his first visit abroad after taking over as the Chief of Defence Staff ...

Spring a surprise at Sudirman Cup 2021, Malaysian players

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], September 19 (ANI): Malaysia may have named a young squad for the TotalEnergies BWF Sudirman Cup 2021, ...

Plane carrying 8.7 metric ton of life-saving medical lands

Geneva [Switzerland], September 19 (ANI): A plane carrying 8.7 metric tons of life-saving medical and trauma supplies landed in Kabul ...

Russian gold production dips slightly, silver output grows

Gold production in Russia in January to June decreased by 1.9% compared to the same period last year, amounting to ...

European businesses yearn for Chinese market despite COVID-19 pandemic

- "The importance of the Chinese market is paramount."- "The Chinese market is very important to British companies, especially by ...

Pakistan says it suffered most from Afghan war

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 19 (ANI): Pakistan has said that it has suffered most from the Afghanistan war stressing that it ...

China's Chongqing posts foreign trade growth in Jan-Aug

© Provided by Xinhua CHONGQING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The foreign trade of southwest China's Chongqing Municipality totaled 507.68 billion ...

Biden faced unfair criticism over troops withdrawal: Imran

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 19 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan recently came to the defence of US President Joe Biden ...

Kris Bubic, Royals shut down Mariners

Kris Bubic allowed one run on two hits over 6 1/3 innings as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Seattle ...

Press freedom groups call for release of Zhang Zhan

Brussels [Belgium], September 19 (ANI): Raising concerns about the health condition of Chinese journalist and former lawyer Zhang Zhan, the ...

'AUKUS discussed during G7 Summit in Cornwall'

London [UK], September 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Details of the AUKUS deal between Australia, the US and the UK that stole away ...

EU seeks new opportunities in western China

© Provided by Xinhua CHENGDU, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- In the first eight months of the year, the trade volume ...

China says Canberra 'potential target for nuclear strike'

Beijing [China], September 19 (ANI): After the launch of the trilateral security partnership of AUKUS, China picked on Australia saying ...

Fate of Afghanistan's embassies unclear: Some break contact

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 19 (ANI): After a month has passed since the fall of the Republic of Afghanistan on August ...

Xi's reluctance to head overseas leads to speculation

Beijing [China], September 19 (ANI): China's President Xi Jinping's reluctance to head overseas has led to speculation on his health ...

Coronavirus indicators continue to improve in Europe

© Provided by Xinhua According to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), there were nearly 380,000 laboratory-confirmed ...

Islanders sign D Zdeno Chara, 44, to one-year contract

Defenseman Zdeno Chara will return for a 24th NHL season in 2021-22, agreeing to terms Saturday on a one-year deal ...

Paris being rocked by protests against COVID-19 passes for

Paris [France], September 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Protesters against mandatory COVID-19 passes took to the streets of Paris for the 10th consecutive ...

Malaysian Prime Minister fears new AUKUS security pact to t

Canberra [Australia], September 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The tripartite security partnership among Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States (AUKUS), under ...

Polling centres set up for Russians in India for Duma polls

New Delhi [India] September 18 (ANI): Russia has set up election centres in India to enable its citizens to cast ...

WTA roundup: Finals set in Luxembourg, Portoroz

Defending champion Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, the third seed, beat seventh-seeded Liudmila Samsonova of Russia 6-1, 7-6 (4) to reach ...

Islanders sign D Zdeno Chara to one-year contract

Defenseman Zdeno Chara returns for a 24th NHL season in 2021-22, agreeing to terms Saturday on a one-year deal with ...

America's legacy of perfidy and ego

© Provided by Xinhua With the latest submarines deal adding to America's legacy of perfidy and ego, the time has ...

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US holds back some Egyptian military aid due to human rights concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: Military aid worth $130 million, out of a $300 million package intended for Egypt, will be withheld by ...

Sequoia National Park still safe, but wildfires approaching

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California: Sequoia National Park and its namesake gigantic trees could be threatened by two large forest fires ...

Crisis strikes Idaho hospitals as Covid cases fill beds, ICUs

BOISE, Idaho: Public health officials in Idaho have warned that they will need to impose an emergency-level rationing of care ...

Lithuania building fence to stop migrants from Belarus

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Lithuania's government said work on the first section of a fence along its 420-mile border with Belarus, which ...

UK budget will not include funds for Scotland-Northern Ireland tunnel

LONDON, England: A proposed 21-mile undersea tunnel to link Scotland and Northern Ireland will not be funded, according to British ...

North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...

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