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French company's proposal to cost $400 million to rebuild Beirut port

PARIS, France: A French container company says it will rebuild the destroyed Beirut port within three years. CMA CGM group ...

Bill would spend millions to ensure U.S. tech superiority over China

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will conduct hearings this week on a bipartisan bill aimed at boosting programs ...

Infections, deaths drop 60 percent in UK due to vaccinations, lockdown

LONDON, England: Research has shown that COVID-19 infections have dropped some 60 percent in March in Britain, as the nationwide ...

Radio Free Europe faces $1 million fines from Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: - Radio Free Europe has been fined $70,000 by a Russian court.The Russian move was part of a ...

Turkey arrest former admirals who pan Erdoan's "crazy" canal project

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey has arrested ten former admirals who criticized a government plan to build a canal to the Mediterranean ...

23% of U.S. elderly need to be vaccinated, says White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has voiced concern over the slowing pace of senior citizens, aged 65 and older, who ...

To date, Italy has suffered 3.75 million cases of Covid, says official

ROME, Italy: As Covid-19 rages throughout Europe, Italy recorded 344 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday and 718 the day before. However, ...

China maintains pressure on Taiwan with air incursions

TAIPEI, Taiwan: China has again sent fighter jets into Taiwan's air defense zone, causing Taiwan to launch its own jets ...

Italian demonstrators gather at parliament, block roads over lockdown

ROME, Italy: Italian restaurant owners clashed with police earlier this week during a demonstration outside Parliament in Rome, as they ...

EU medical official says link between AstraZeneca and blood clots

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A senior European medical official has said that there is a "clear link" between the use of the ...

SA women cricketers cleared to leave Bangladesh after new Covid tests

Five members of a South African women's cricket touring party, who tested positive for Covid-19 in Bangladesh, were cleared to ...

We're on the hunt for novel ways to assess the risk of type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is characterised by elevated blood glucose levels. This can cause complications that lead to damage to the ...

Number of US Troops Linked to Domestic Terror Plots Small but Growing

WASHINGTON - Two reports are raising new concerns about the extent to which current and former members of the U.S. ...

Burundi refugees in Tanzania living in fear: UN rights experts

The rights of refugees and asylum seekers who have fled Burundi for Tanzania must be respected, experts appointed by the ...

World is under-prepared to handle COVID-19 pandemic: PM

New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that although humanity has faced many infectious ...

New research on ocean bacteria

Washington [US], April 13 (ANI): A team led by University of Minnesota researchers have discovered that deep-sea bacteria dissolve carbon-containing ...

Samsung upgrading new camera feature for future phones

Seoul [South Korea], April 13 (ANI): Samsung is planning to improve some of its premium flagship features and is currently ...

MoS G Kishan Reddy celebrates Telugu New Year 'Ugadi'

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], April 13 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday celebrated Telugu New Year 'Ugadi' at BJP's Telangana ...

Kyiv Urged To Bring Home Ukrainian Women, Children Detained In Syria

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is urging Kyiv to repatriate dozens of Ukrainian women and children it says are being held ...

Klopp strives for perfection to pull off Real Madrid comeback

Liverpool must produce a "perfect performance" to overcome a 3-1 first leg deficit against Real Madrid on Wednesday and reach ...

Burkina ex-president Compaore to be tried for predecessor's murder

The president of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore, is to be tried for the murder of Thomas Sankara.Compaore and 13 others ...

Biden Will Pull US Troops Out of Afghanistan by September 11

WHITE HOUSE - All U.S. troops in Afghanistan will be withdrawn by September 11 - the 20th anniversary of the ...

'COVID-19 has presented opportunity to reshape world order'

New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented an ...

Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan

Washington [US], April 13 (ANI): US President Joe Biden is set to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan before the ...

Kumbh Mela Officer inaugurates world's largest Diya

Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], April 13 (ANI): Kumbh Mela Officer Deepak Rawat on Tuesday inaugurated the world's largest Diya on Aastha ...

Target is to have 20,000 Indian students in France by 2025

By Sahil PandeyNew Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI): In order to boost the student exchange program, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister ...

China to see strong growth in foreign trade in rest of 2021: UK think tank

© Provided by Xinhua "We expect export momentum to remain robust in the second quarter (Q2)," said the report, adding ...

India has sent COVID-19 vaccines to over 80 countries: PM

New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI): India has supplied COVID-19 vaccines to over 80 countries despite "many constraints" and will ...

Twins, Red Sox to play on Tuesday

The Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox will play their scheduled game on Tuesday afternoon at Target Field. The decision ...

Only BJP can stop infiltration in Bengal, says Amit Shah

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) [India], April 13 (ANI): Taking a swipe at BJP's main political opponents in West Bengal, ...

COVID-19: South Africa emerging women's team tests negative

Dhaka [Bangladesh], April 13 (ANI): Five members of South Africa emerging women's team, who had tested positive for coronavirus, have ...

UEFA Calls On Serbia To Investigate Alleged Match-Fixing

UEFA, the governing body of soccer in Europe, has asked the Serbian Football Association (FSS) to investigate alleged match-fixing.FSS spokesman ...

Iran Urged To Halt Execution Of Man Convicted Of Raping Child

Amnesty International has called on Iran to halt the execution of a man sentenced to death for the rape of ...

Ukraine Says Russia Ignoring Calls For Dialogue Amid Rising Tensions

Ukraine says it has requested talks with Russia to discuss escalating tensions in eastern Ukraine but has yet to receive ...

In Latest Salvo Against Media, Belarus Takes Euronews Off The Air

MINSK -- Belarusian authorities have stopped the European news network Euronews from broadcasting inside the country amid a campaign to ...

Tsikhanouskaya Associates Reject Charges As Trial Starts In Belarus

HOMEL, Belarus -- Four associates of Belarusian opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya have pleaded not guilty to charges of organizing protests ...

India Approves Russia's Sputnik COVID Vaccine

India has granted emergency use authorization for Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, giving the nation of 1.3 billion people a ...

Proteas star Lizelle Lee voted ICC Player-of-the-Month for March

The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the introduction of the monthly awards, which will "recognise and celebrate the best performances ...

Pasha 103: Insights from female breadwinners in South Africa

In South Africa, about 6 million households have women as the breadwinners - about 38% of all homes. Many of ...

Nearly a million going hungry in conflict-hit Mozambique, UN says

The WFP says 950 000 people are hungry in Mozambique and is appealing to donors for $82 million to confront ...

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Confrontation looms as Ethiopian Nile dam threatens Egypt, Sudan

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt and Sudan have refused to discuss an offer by Ethiopia to share data on waters being held ...

French company's proposal to cost $400 million to rebuild Beirut port

PARIS, France: A French container company says it will rebuild the destroyed Beirut port within three years. CMA CGM group ...

Bill would spend millions to ensure U.S. tech superiority over China

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will conduct hearings this week on a bipartisan bill aimed at boosting programs ...

Infections, deaths drop 60 percent in UK due to vaccinations, lockdown

LONDON, England: Research has shown that COVID-19 infections have dropped some 60 percent in March in Britain, as the nationwide ...

Radio Free Europe faces $1 million fines from Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: - Radio Free Europe has been fined $70,000 by a Russian court.The Russian move was part of a ...

Turkey arrest former admirals who pan Erdoan's "crazy" canal project

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey has arrested ten former admirals who criticized a government plan to build a canal to the Mediterranean ...

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