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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 ...

U.S. Army four star general in firing line

Washington's quasi-official court stenographer, Bob Woodward, has just published another "insider" DC account, which he co-authored with the journalist and ...

Indiana hospitals canceling procedures to make room for Covid patients

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Hospitals in Indiana are still reeling from the recent spurt in new Delta Covid cases across the state.According ...

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 ...

China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

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 ...

Kuwaiti Sheikh faces prison in Swiss forgery case

GENEVA, Switzerland: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwait's ruling family and former Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

Trees down, 30,000 without electricity in Canada after hurricane

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland: Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on the southern coast of Newfoundland on Canada's ...

Widow of slain Robert Kennedy said assassin should not be released

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy, said Sirhan Sirhan, who was ...

Bullying of reporters in Australia accelerating rapidly

To be a political journalist, you have always needed to be able to resist bullying aimed at making you second-guess ...

With Covid cases rising, Queensland eyes COVID-19 locking down

Brisbane, Queensland: On Saturday, Queensland, Australia's third most populous state, said it could order a snap lockdown after recording several ...

Why unions support vaccination - but not employer mandates

The American union movement has split over President Joe Biden's proposal for companies with more than 100 employees to vaccinate ...

Private companies to withdraw USD 25,000 a month

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 20 (ANI): Amid worsening economic conditions post-Taliban takeover, the Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) on Sunday said that ...

Nepal's living deities tour around city

Kathmandu [Nepal], September 20 (ANI): Nepal's living deities, Goddess Kumari, Ganesh and Bhairab from Sunday started the tour of inner ...

IPL 2021: One of my top innings, says Gaikwad on 88-knock

Dubai [UAE], September 20 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad rated his 88 run knock against Mumbai Indians on ...

IPL 2021: Gaikwad and Bravo got us more, says Dhoni

Dubai [UAE], September 20 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni was all praise for Ruturaj Gaikwad and Dwyane Bravo ...

IPL: Bowlers back Gaikwad's genius to help CSK defeat MI

Dubai [UAE], September 19 (ANI): Ruturaj Gaikwad's masterful 88-run knock was followed by a spirited bowling performance as Chennai Super ...

Madhya Pradesh: Domestic tourist inflow picks up in Orchha

Orchha (Madhya Pradesh) [India], September 19 (ANI): Months after facing immense loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the tourism in ...

Sleep can boost teens' ability to cope with pandemic

Washington [US], September 19 (ANI): According to the researchers, encouraging better sleeping habits could help reduce teens' stress and improve ...

Maharashtra reports 3,413 new COVID-19 infections

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 19 (ANI): Maharashtra reported 3,413 new COVID-19 infections of which Mumbai logged 420 fresh cases, as ...

Virat Kohli to step down as RCB captain after IPL 2021

Dubai [UAE], September 19 (ANI): Virat Kohli on Sunday announced that he will step down as the captain of Royal ...

India becoming destination country for healthy food: Tomar

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar on Sunday said that ...

Boxing great Pacquiao to run for Philippines presidency

Manila [Philippines], September 19 (ANI): Philippine boxing legend and politician Manny Pacquiao on Sunday announced his plan to run for ...

International coastal cleanup day

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], September 19 (ANI): The Indian Coast Guard has conducted the International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) day in all ...

IPL 2021: Gaikwad 88-knock propels CSK to 156/6 against MI

Dubai [UAE], September 19 (ANI): Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ravindra Jadeja starred with the bat as Chennai Super Kings posted a ...

Pak Taliban attacks threaten safety of Chinese projects

Beijing [China], September 19 (ANI): The frequent attacks by the Pakistani Taliban in Pakistan raised concerns on the security and ...

ICG seizes two tonnes of sea cucumber worth Rs 8 cr in TN

Mandapam (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 19 (ANI): The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Sunday seized two tonnes of sea cucumber ...

GLOBALink | Young man and his automata world

SHIJIAZHUANG, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Li Zhanlong is a wooden mechanical installation designer in Shijiazhuang. After graduation, Li once worked ...

Centre recommends integration, structural reforms

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): The Cabinet Secretariat has asked the Ministry of Railways to work upon a series ...

Elite Men's National C'ships: Shiva Thapa storms into SFs

Ballari (Karnataka) [India], September 19 (ANI): Five-time Asian Championships medallist Shiva Thapa made his way into the semi-finals at the ...

IPL: Bumrah dons Mumbai Indians jersey for 100th time

Dubai [UAE], September 19 (ANI): Ace Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah donned the Mumbai Indians jersey for the 100th time ...

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China enacts emergency procedures after earthquake hits Sichuan

BEIJING, China: China is carrying out emergency procedures after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province in the country's southwest, killing ...

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 ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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