Thu, 22 Oct 2020

Israelis outraged at treatment of critically ill Palestinian official

JERUSALEM - Chief Palestinian negotiation Saeb Erakat is critically ill in an Israeli hospital.The official was rushed to Hadassah Medical ...

Polls point to Biden victory but Trump confident of reelection

WASHINGTON, DC - With two weeks remaining before the U.S. presidential election, Democratic challenger Joe Biden continues to lead in ...

Emirati ministers and officials on historic visit to Israel

ABU DHABI, UAE - Government ministers from the UAE boarded an historic flight to Israel on Tuesday morning.They were accompanied ...

U.S. sanctions shipping companies in China for doing business in Iran

WSHINGTON, DC, October 20 (ANI): The United States on Monday (local time) imposed sanctions on six Chinese companies for their ...

United States Covid-19 death toll rises above 220,000

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a notice board with COVID-19 preventive instructions at a Macy's store in ...

Assange's lawyer claims Trump responsible for indictment

Julian Assange's lawyer of ten years Jennifer Robinson speaks with Rhys Muldoon about Assange's extraordinary trial and the relationship between ...

Deadly voyage for 50 Ethiopians fleeing Yemen

Twelve migrants have drowned and others are missing after being thrown off a boat by smugglers off the coast of ...

Celtics C Theis undergoes knee surgery

Boston Celtics center Daniel Theis had an arthroscopic procedure performed on his left knee, the team announced Wednesday, but he ...

China develops 400km/h high-speed train to run on different rail systems

Photo taken on Oct. 21, 2020 shows the new type of high-speed train which can run on different rail systems ...

Sri Lanka to gain from Chinese trade, investment, says diplomat

Palitha Kohona, Sri Lanka's ambassador-designate to China, speaks in an interview with Xinhua in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Oct. 16, 2020. ...

COVID-19 cases in Argentina rises by record 18,326 to over 1.03 mln

Buenos Aires [Argentina], October 22 (ANI/Sputnik): Argentina has confirmed 18,326 new cases of the coronavirus across the country within the ...

No fans allowed at 2020 U.S. Women's Open

The United States Golf Association announced Wednesday that there will be no fans in attendance at the 2020 edition U.S. ...

Browns looking for season sweep of Bengals

Much like their first matchup, the Cleveland Browns travel to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday with both teams in desperate ...

Bullets Shatter Window of Journalist's Car in Kosovo

PRISTINA, KOSOVO - About midnight Sunday, reporter Shkumbin Kajtazi heard gunshots ring out in Mitrovica, the Kosovan city where he ...

Multilateralism is in serious danger today, says Jaishankar

New Delhi [India], October 22 (ANI): Multilateralism is in serious danger today as the bigger countries are focused on their ...

Advocates Want Independent Review of Death of Rwandan Gospel Singer

Friends and family members are demanding answers following the death of a Rwandan gospel singer in police custody in February.Rwandan ...

Former Masters champion Scott tests positive for Covid-19

Australia's Adam Scott, the 2013 Masters champion, withdrew from the US PGA Zozo Championship on Wednesday after testing positive for ...

Improving Tiger defends Zozo title with Masters in mind

Tiger Woods has improved his game since missing the cut at last month's US Open, but defends his title at ...

Arteta feels he has 'failed' Arsenal over Ozil omission

Mikel Arteta admitted he has failed to get the best out of Mesut Ozil after the German expressed his anger ...

Former Top 10 player Goerges retires

Former Top 10 singles player Julia Goerges announced her retirement on Wednesday. Goerges won seven career singles titles and was ...

Rights Groups Condemn Shooting of 'End SARS' Protesters in Lagos

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Protesters in Lagos, Nigeria, have accused the military of opening fire on them Tuesday as they defied ...

Kosovo: Show solidarity in face of COVID, UN Mission chief urges

"For places such as Kosovo, still suffering the consequences of past conflict, cooperation, unity of political voice and vision, dialogue ...

10 cops killed in clashes between Army and Karachi Police

Karachi [Pakistan], October 22 (ANI): Ten cops have died in clashes between the Karachi Police and the Pakistan Army, amid ...

Nigerians in Ghana Protest in Support of End SARS Movement

ACCRA, GHANA - Nigerians in Ghana are joining growing diaspora protests against police brutality in the West African nation, spurred ...

Mickelson worried about fans' return to course

Phil Mickelson said he's considering skipping the Vivint Houston Open next month over his concerns about spectators being allowed on ...

Pasha 83: Talking #EndSARS and the new proposed unit

Following over two weeks' protest against police brutality in Nigeria, there are reports that a number of protesters have been ...

We must make moral choices about how we relate to social media apps

Recently a South African radio show asked, "If you had to choose between your mobile phone and your pet, which ...

Guild Esports announces Valorant roster

Guild Esports is entering Valorant play and signed its debut roster, the organization announced Tuesday. Guild, which is co-owned by ...

Protests in England on anniversary of Pak's invasion of J-K

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): Protests will be held outside the Pakistani diplomatic bodies in England on Thursday to ...

US names 6 China-based media companies as foreign missions

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): The United States government has designated the operations of six China-based media companies in the ...

PML-N leader Mariyam Nawaz likely to be arrested

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 21 (ANI): Days after the arrest of Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) leader Safdar Awan, Mariyam Nawaz is ...

Kazakhstan: Avian flu kills nearly 1 million poultry

Around 900,000 chickens, geese and ducks have died in Kazakhstan as the result of an outbreak of avian flu that ...

Corporate social responsibility commitments: All talk, no action

In April 2013 in Bangladesh, the Savar building collapsed, killing an estimated 1,300 garment workers and injuring another 2,500 in ...

A flesh-eating parasite carried by dogs is making its way to North America

Leishmania is a flesh-eating parasite that affects millions of people each year, in 98 countries and territories - but isn't ...

Foreign Students Could Buoy Cash-strapped US Universities

International students might be a boon for many colleges and universities to offset losses during the coronavirus pandemic, say experts."U.S. ...

Greece Puts Navy on Alert as Turkey Tensions Flare Again

ATHENS, GREECE - Greece's navy has issued a code orange alert, advising battleships to surround a cluster of tiny islands ...

Russia Urged To Free Jailed Activist Ahead Of Parole Hearing

A court in central Russia is set to consider on October 22 an application for parole of Yan Sidorov, who ...

'White Lightning' pumped for Knights homecoming

New Knights coach Allan Donald cannot wait for the first ball of the 2020/21 domestic season to be bowled at ...

Ford out of England's match against the Barbarians

George Ford has been ruled out of England's clash against the Barbarians, it was announced Wednesday.But three Bristol players have ...

Germany's Julia Goerges retires from tennis

Germany's Julia Goerges, a Wimbledon semi-finalist in 2018, announced her retirement from tennis on Wednesday."I have always known that I ...

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U.S. stocks fade, dollar drops sharply Wednesday

NW YORK, New York - There was much volatility on Wall Street on Wednesday as investors dithered with which direction ...

3 ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from passenger transport

California recently announced that it plans to ban the sales of gas-powered vehicles by 2035, Ontario has invested $500 million ...

A time for borrowers to restructure loans and other debt obligations

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The economic impact of coronavirus crisis has been perceived. We have seen hundreds or even thousands of ...

India exporting to U.S. and China far more than it is importing

NEW DELHI, India, October 21 (ANI): A significant increase in India's exports to the United States and China, coupled with ...

Shanghai stock markets gains 183 points despite regional weakness

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in mainland China rose sharply on Tuesday, a move at odds with the rest of ...

Pakistan restores social media platform TikTok, subject to conditions

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, October 20 (ANI): TikTok services in Pakistan were restored on Monday with certain conditions, 10 days after a ...

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