Tue, 15 Jun 2021

UK PM Johnson to delay final stage of reopening, reports media

LONDON, England: As a Covid variant has taken hold in Britain, plans to eliminate the remaining Covid restrictions might be ...

In message to Russia, Pentagon to send $250 million in aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a message to Russia, the Biden administration announced on Friday that it was sending a new package ...

Global indifference to holding of 2020 Olympics slammed

The widely respected international medical journal The Lancet, which has been publishing medical research since 1823, has called for a ...

American Airlines invests $25 million in UK flying taxis

FORT WORTH, Texas: American Airlines will purchase flying taxis to ferry passengers high above the congestion of crowded cities.In moving ...

Apple, Amazon, Nike, criticized for using Chinese forced labor

WASHINGTON D.C.: American companies, including Amazon.com, Apple and Nike, came under fire by a U.S. Senator on Thursday for disregarding ...

Hong Kong to censor films, claiming national security concerns

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong government on Friday put in place new regulations to allow films shown on the island ...

U.S. to donate 500 million Pfizer doses by end 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has announced it will donate 500 million Pfizer Covid vaccine doses to nearly 100 countries ...

U.S. pharmacist pleads guilty to destroying Covid vaccines

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin: A Wisconsin pharmacist is to be jailed for three years for destroying hundreds of doses of Moderna's COVID-19 ...

Daughter of Peru's former president losing by 0.4% in election

LIMA, Peru: Peruvian socialist and school teacher Pedro Castillo was holding on to a slim lead over candidate Keiko Fujimori ...

Speeding, alcohol called cause of upswing in Iowa road deaths

DES MOINES, Iowa: In a bid to reduce the state's increasing number of traffic fatalities, Iowa officials said this week ...

Astros aim to stay hot vs. struggling Rangers

The Houston Astros capped a 6-3 road trip with a decisive victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday, seemingly confirming ...

Israel OKs Contentious Jerusalem March, Weeks After War

JERUSALEM - Israel's new government on Monday approved a contentious parade by Israeli nationalists through Palestinian areas around Jerusalem's Old ...

NATO treaty 'rock solid, unshakable', saysBiden

Brussels [Belgium], June 15 (ANI): In a show of unity ahead of meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, US President ...

Novavax Reports Vaccine 90% Effective; Supply Questions Remain

Another highly effective vaccine is poised to join the fight against COVID-19.But its impact may be blunted by supply issues. ...

Biden urges people to get vaccinated 'as soon as possible'

Brussels [Belgium], June 15 (ANI): Raising concern over the COVID-19 situation in the country, US President Biden on Monday (local ...

Bias is natural: How you manage it defines your ability to be just

People tend to think having biases is a bad thing. From the COVID-19 pandemic, to education and the workplace, tackling ...

COVID-19: Owaisi targets Centre over official death toll

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 15 (ANI): Alleging that India's death toll due to COVID is 'five to six' times more ...

Reports: Rangers hiring Gerard Gallant as coach

The New York Rangers will name Gerard Gallant as their new head coach, multiple outlets reported Monday. Gallant, 57, reportedly ...

Spain draw blank with Sweden in Euro 2020 opener

A goalless draw leaves Spain playing catch-up in Group E after Slovakia earlier pulled off a shock 2-1 victory over ...

PPP protests over 'theft of Sindh's water'

Hyderabad [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI): Demonstrating against water shortage in Pakistan's Sindh province, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Sindh president ...

China's three child policy not enough effective

Beijing [China], June 15 (ANI): China's recently-announced three-child policy will not help the country to drastically raise the birthrate, said ...

WHO Chief: New COVID-19 Cases Decline for 7 Weeks

The World Health Organization said Monday that while the number of new COVID-19 cases has fallen steadily for seven straight ...

Bruins sign Swedish F Jesper Froden to one-year contract

The Boston Bruins on Monday signed Swedish forward Jesper Froden to a one-year deal with a cap hit of $842,500. ...

Is a hybrid COVID strain behind Vietnam's latest wave? Not exactly

We recently heard a new "hybrid variant" of the coronavirus has been detected in Vietnam, amid a spike in cases ...

COVID-19: WHO urges countries to bridge 16 billion USD fund

Geneva [Switzerland], June 15 (ANI/Xinhua): The World Health Organization (WHO) urged countries on Monday to close a funding gap of ...

Devotees in J-K's Anantnag celebrate annual Ur festival

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 15 (ANI): Devotees in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district and its adjoining areas on ...

'Hungry' Germany relishing facing France in blockbuster Euro opener

Joachim Loew said Monday that his under-fire Germany team are keen to prove themselves in their opening Euro 2020 fixture ...

Austria's Arnautovic apologises for insulting Macedonian Alioski

Austria's Marko Arnautovic on Monday apologised for insulting North Macedonian players after scoring in their Euro 2020 match, but the ...

ICC to stick with percentage of points won in next World Test cycle

The International Cricket Council on Monday said percentage of points won will decide the next World Test Championship finalists after ...

Cameroon Begs Civilians to Donate Blood on World Blood Donor Day

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Medical authorities in Cameroon marked World Blood Donor Day on Monday with continued pleas for blood donors, ...

Biden Takes 'America Is Back' Message to Brussels

BRUSSELS - Joe Biden took his 'America is Back' message to Brussels, reaffirming the United States' commitment to the North ...

US Renews Condemnation of Nigeria on Its Suspension of Twitter

WASHINGTON - The United States has renewed its condemnation of Nigeria for its recent suspension of Twitter, a move that ...

FC Dallas sign Argentine MF Facundo Quignon

FC Dallas announced the signing Monday of defensive midfielder Facundo Quignon from the Argentine club Lanus. The 28-year-old joins the ...

Garrick Higgo: 10 things on SA's new golfing sensation

South Africa's new golf star Garrick Higgo continued his amazing summer by claiming his maiden PGA Tour title at the ...

NATO Reaffirms Strength of Alliance, Calls Out Russia, China

BRUSSELS - The 30 member states of NATO ended their Monday summit in Brussels, reaffirming the military alliance with a ...

ICC Prosecutor Requests Full Probe Into Philippines Drugs Crackdown

A prosecutor at the International Criminal Court on Monday requested an investigation into the Filipino government's crackdown on drug-related crime.Prosecutor ...

WTA roundup: Belinda Bencic survives test in Berlin

Fifth-seeded and world No. 12 Belinda Bencic survived a test from Germany's Jule Niemeier 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 Monday at the ...

Pakistan's minority communities overlooked in media

Karachi [Pakistan], June 14 (ANI): Religious and ethnic minorities have been overlooked in Pakistan's mainstream media due to reporting priorities ...

Johnson extends COVID-19 restrictions till July 19

London [UK], June 14 (ANI): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday extended COVID-19 restrictions in England till July 19, ...

WHO warns virus quicker than vaccines after G7 doses pledge

G7 countries will donate 870 million vaccine doses to poorer nations.WHO's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said more 11 billion vaccine doses ...

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U.S. tech stocks make gains, industrials falter

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week mixed as investors and traders were hesitant to push markets ...

Johnson & Johnson to destroy millions of Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that Johnson & Johnson must destroy millions of doses of ...

April imports from Britain show greatest increase in 3 years

DUBLIN, Ireland: April figures showed a significant improvement in trade between Ireland and the UK, with British exports to Ireland ...

Mixed day for Asian stocks, Nikkei 225 in Tokyo does best

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Monday while the major currencies fell slightly against the U.S. ...

Public forces Indian government to cuts taxes on Covid care

NEW DELHI, India: After being stung by public criticism over the high costs of medical care during the Coronavirus surge ...

July 4 fireworks spectacular to mark reopening of New York City

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Following the cancellation of last year's July 4th fireworks display, New York will return to ...

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