Tue, 26 May 2020

Protesters for and against lockdowns clash in Germany

HAMBURG, Germany - German police clashed with a large crowd of demonstrators who gathered to protest against a sanctioned anti-lockdown ...

Coronavirus hoses down end of Ramadan celebrations

BALO-I, Lanao del Norte, Philippines - The Sulog family normally celebrates the end of Ramadan through hosting a communal prayer ...

Hong Kong protesters hit with tear gas, water cannon

HONG KONG - Hong Kong police fired tear gas, water cannon and pepper balls at separate groups totaling thousands of ...

Coronavirus to impact economies of smaller Caibbean countries

How can the United Nations sustainable development goals improve health and education, reduce inequality and spur economic growth while the ...

Trump back playing golf as U.S. returns to 'normal'

Washington D.C. [USA], May 24 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Saturday was seen golfing at his Virginia club, marking ...

How U.S. led the world in failure to prepare for pandemic

On March 20, just after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global pandemic on March 11, the U.S. National ...

Eight inmates die during Guadalajara prison brawl

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Eight inmates died after a brawl broke out in the high-security Mexican prison from which infamous drug ...

Scapegoating of Pell gains emphasis after release of redacted reports

Summarising, Cardinal Pell has been made a scapegoat. Whether that was the intention of the Royal Commission, I cannot say. ...

Spirit, FaZe win openers at DreamHack Masters Spring - Europe

Team Spirit and FaZe Clan kicked off Group C play with wins Monday at the DreamHack Masters Spring - Europe ...

Thailand Enters Global Race for Vaccine With Trials on Monkeys

SARABURI, THAILAND - Thailand is conducting tests on macaque monkeys as it races to produce a cheaper, alternative coronavirus vaccine ...

China Threatens US Counter Measures if Punished for Hong Kong Law

HONG KONG - China on Monday threatened counter measures against the United States if it is punished for plans to ...

Kvitova: Cancel Grand Slams if there are no fans

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova said she would prefer canceling the remaining Grand Slam events to playing them without spectators ...

Covid-19 deaths top 4 000 in under-fire Sweden

Sweden, which has gained international attention for its softer approach to the coronavirus than many of its European neighbours, said ...

Greece, Spain Slowly Reopen Tourism Industries

The tourism industry is slowly being revived in some European countries with new precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.Greece, ...

Kazakhstan Adopts Controversial Law on Protests

NUR-SULTAN - Kazakhstan on Monday eased some restrictions on tightly-controlled public demonstrations but rights groups said they still fell short ...

Flowers, needles and TENTACLES turned into masks

Wearable art in the pandemic era. These are the most amazing face masks by Russian artists you'll see today!Face masks ...

Mark Alexander: Keeping RWC stars in SA was a big positive

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander drew massive positives from the retention of Rugby World Cup-winning Springboks Pieter-Steph du Toit and ...

Criminal cases against KAPA active, cease and desist order in force

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has cautioned the public against falling for fake news about the supposed dismissal of ...

Passengers return from Delhi to Chennai after flights resume function

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 25 (ANI): Passengers from different parts of the country arrived at the Chennai International Airport ...

Atletico Madrid's Joao Felix suffers knee injury

Madrid [Spain], May 25 (ANI): Atletico Madrid player Joao Felix has suffered a knee injury, the club said on Monday. ...

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Nikkei 225 jumps 353 points, stocks in China struggle

SYDNEY, Australia - Tokyo and Sydney shares took off on Monday, and while stocks gained in Shanghai and Hong Kong, ...

Giant car rental operator bankrupt despite $1 billion in reserves

ESTERO, Florida - Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.and certain U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter ...

Coronavirus to impact economies of smaller Caibbean countries

How can the United Nations sustainable development goals improve health and education, reduce inequality and spur economic growth while the ...

Disadvantaged children engage in live video chat for Ramadan shopping

DUBAI, UAE - The world's largest themed mall which caters for more than 21 million visitors a year has had ...

China economic activity bouncing back quickly

WASHINGTON, DC May 23 (Xinhua) - The domestic drivers for the Chinese economy are looking much better and Chinese domestic ...

Wall Street tug of war Friday, major indices finish mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks struggled on Friday going into the long weekend, torn between worsening numbers around ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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