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U.S. to spend $1.5 billion for 100m doses of vaccine to be developed

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration has ordered 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be manufactured by ...

Hong Kong newspaper fights on despite arrest of proprietor

HONG KONG - A pro-democracy newspaper raided by Hong Kong's newly established national security police pledged defiance on Tuesday in ...

Vladimir Putin claims Russia has developed Covid-19 vaccine

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country's health ministry has approved the world's first coronavirus vaccine.He also ...

Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...

Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...

Prominent Hong Kong media figure Jimmy Lai and two sons arrested

HONG KONG, Aug 10 (ANI): Continuing with the suppression of the dissenting voices in Hong Kong since the national security ...

Lebanese government rejects need for external investigation of blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The leader of the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah has made a televised address to the nation calling ...

Global COVID-19 tally surpasses 20 million: WHO

Geneva [Switzerland], August 13 (Sputnik/ANI): Nearly 214,985 new coronavirus cases were reported worldwide over the past 24 hours, and the ...

Supporters Turn Out for Biden, Harris in First Joint Campaign Event

WILMINGTON, DEL. - Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his newly named running mate, Senator Kamala Harris, are set ...

Explainer: Putin Says Russia Has A COVID-19 Vaccine. Doubts Abound.

MOSCOW -- Russia has become the first country to issue regulatory approval for a vaccine against COVID-19 and plans to ...

Protests Continue in Mali's Capital Calling for President to Resign

Police in Mali's capital, Bamako, clashed with protesters early Wednesday, following a day of protests calling for President Ibrahim Boubacar ...

World Food Program Announces Wheat Stocks for Lebanon

United Nations World Food Program (WFP) Director David Beasley has pledged to deliver 17,500 metric tons of wheat flour, as ...

How to transfer money to and from Russia

It's not as difficult as it may appear at first sight. 1. Debit card to debit cardDonat Sorokin/TASSMost banks around ...

Solly Moeng | Wanted: Visionary leaders, please apply within

There's a dearth of visionary leadership across the globe, says Solly Moeng.For many, including SA's own Nelson Mandela, the ideals ...

UK has worst economic slump in Europe with 20.4% contraction

The UK economy suffered worse than any other major European nation during the coronavirus lockdowns, posting a 20.4% contraction in ...

World cycling championships in Switzerland cancelled

The world cycling championships, due to take place from 20-27 September in Aigle-Martigny in Switzerland, have been cancelled because of ...

Watford to Liverpool: Nothing less than €40m for Ismaila Sarr

Watford want Premier League Champions Liverpool to pay as much as Pound 40 million to sign Ismaila Sarr, say reports.Last ...

World Cup winner Blaise Matuidi leaves Juventus

France's World Cup-winning midfielder Blaise Matuidi is leaving Juventus by mutual consent after three years, the Italian champions announced on ...

Pakistan's Hafeez in isolation after golf course virus breach

he wrote.But with the photograph clearly showing Hafeez and the unnamed individual were within the two-metre guideline for social distancing, ...

Jomo Sono's Cosmos in survival fight

Jomo Cosmos face the threat of losing their place in the PSL structure.Jomo Sono's iconic outfit currently find themselves deep ...

Tiger Woods to defend Masters title behind closed doors

Tiger Woods will have to defend his Masters title behind closed doors after Augusta chiefs admitted Wednesday that the risks ...

¿Te sentias muy seguro navegando en modo 'incognito'?

Muchas personas buscan mas privacidad cuando navegan por la web utilizando sus navegadores en modos de proteccion de la privacidad, ...

Absa's earnings to fall by over 80%

Absa issued a trading update on Wednesday evening warning investors to expect sn up to 85% fall in headline earnings ...

As schools prepare to reopen during COVID-19, are the kids alright?

As September approaches and schools prepare to reopen, there are concerns for children, including the risk they might spread COVID-19, ...

US Top Diplomat Warns of China's Global Threat

PRAGUE - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that China's economic power is in some ways a greater ...

Indigenous Peoples Of Russia's Far North March Against Nornickel

NORILSK, Russia -- Representatives of the indigenous peoples of Russia's far northern Taimyr Peninsula have marched against operations of the ...

Belarus Continues Crackdown Against Opposition Protesters

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko continued a crackdown against opponents to his rule - as thousands took to ...

Tensions Rise BetweenEthiopia's Former Leaders, Government

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia's Tigray Peoples' Liberation Front (TPLF), which ruled the country for three decades until 2018, has vowed ...

Wizards hope to avoid winless restart vs. Celtics

The Washington Wizards wrap up their 2019-20 season Thursday afternoon when they take an eighth crack at a first win ...

New insights into star formation in small galaxies

Stockholm [Sweden], Aug 12 (ANI): An international research team has found that dormant small galaxies can slowly accumulate gas over ...

German tourism giant TUI to receive additional gov't loan of 1.2 bln euros

A woman passes an office of TUI in Brussels, Belgium, May 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)The additional COVID-19 loan would strengthen ...

Augusta National: No spectators on course for Masters

The Masters Tournament will be played in November without any spectators or guests on the course. Fred Ridley, the chairman ...

Sudan's political change gives hope for young women and girls. Here's why

Sudan's transitional government recently announced a nationwide ban on female genital mutilation. A 2014 survey backed by the United Nations ...

We mapped the world's frozen peatlands - what we found was very worrying

Peatlands cover just a few percent of the global land area but they store almost one-quarter of all soil carbon ...

LPGA Shanghai tournament cancelled over coronavirus

The LPGA Tour on Wednesday cancelled its Shanghai tournament after China said it will not hold most international sports events ...

'We don't worry': IPL's Chennai expect Dhoni to play past 40

Indian Premier League (IPL) favourites Chennai Super Kings expect former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep playing past his ...

Orlando Pirates under scrutiny after protocol breach

Irvin Khoza warning on adhering to protocolsIt is an embarrassing situation for club and PSL chairperson Irvin Khoza, as it ...

Paris marathon joins list of 2021 cancellations

This year's Paris marathon has been cancelled because it is impossible to hold the race during the coronavirus pandemic, organisers ...

Simon Harmer admits hopes of representing England are over

South African-born spinner Simon Harmer's rising stats make for SA hot potatoSince 2004, cricketers from EU Association Agreement countries have ...

Australia Reports New Single-Day Coronavirus Death Toll

Australia is reporting a new single-day record 21 COVID-19 deaths Wednesday, along with 428 new infections.The fatalities occurred in the ...

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North American bathroom refurbishment giant to set up shop in Limerick

CO LIMERICK, Ireland - Bath Fitter, possibly the largest North American 'bathroom refurbishment franchisor, is to establish its European Business ...

Award-winning artist Shahul Hameed painting for Dubai shoppers

DUBAI, UAE - One of Dubai's shopping malls is getting creative this month, with part of it's Egypt Court themed ...

Supporters Turn Out for Biden, Harris in First Joint Campaign Event

WILMINGTON, DEL. - Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his newly named running mate, Senator Kamala Harris, are set ...

As schools prepare to reopen during COVID-19, are the kids alright?

As September approaches and schools prepare to reopen, there are concerns for children, including the risk they might spread COVID-19, ...

Assam govt to transfer Rs 1,000 per month to each family

Guwahati (Assam) [India], Aug 12 (ANI): Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday announced a direct cash transfer scheme ...

NBA issues memo banning 'casual relationship' visitors in bubble

When conference semifinals begin in the 2020 NBA playoffs, spouses and families will be permitted in the bubble near Orlando. ...

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