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Aussie troops to bolster NSW police enforcement of Covid restrictions

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Hundreds of Australian Army soldiers are to be deployed to the streets of Sydney in a ...

Bezos says Blue Origin will cover $2 billion lunar mission costs

SEATTLE, Washington: Blue Origin owner Jeff Bezos has offered to pay up to $2 billion in NASA costs if the ...

After Covid, parents opting for homeschooling for kids

WASHINGTON D.C.: Following the closing of the nation's schools during the Covid pandemic, more than 11 percent of all households ...

Eight dead, 10 injured in 20-car crash during Utah sandstorm

KANOSH, Utah: At least eight people were killed and ten injured in a 20-vehicle collision caused by a sandstorm Sunday ...

United says government needs to end congestion at Newark airport

WASHINGTON D.C.: United Airlines is asking the federal government to reduce congestion at Newark Liberty International Airport, even as runway ...

Covid vaccines have reached 340.4 mln doses administered in U.S.

ATLANTA, Georgia: Latest statistics released by the United States report that 340,363,922 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered throughout ...

Amidst Covid, Olympics opener seen by fewest Americans in 33 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. audience watching the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics was the smallest in 33 years.NBC's broadcast ...

U.S. court overturns CDC requirements for cruise ships in Florida

WASHINGTON, D.C.: A federal appeals court on Friday reversed an earlier ruling and will let stand a ruling that prevents ...

'ndia has proposed to include Chabaha port in INSTC'

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): India has proposed to include the Chabaha port in the framework of the International ...

Dogs in the city: on the scent of Zimbabwe's urban history

Dogs are political. Their very existence in modern cities has goaded those in power into trying to discipline them - ...

Tanzania's Hassan faces her first political test: constitutional reform

After the death of Tanzania's president John Pombe Magufuli in March 2021, his successor Samia Suluhu Hassan began her tenure ...

U.S. pole vaulter Sam Kendricks tests positive, out of Olympics

Two-time world pole vault champion Sam Kendricks tested positive for COVID-19 and will not compete for the United States at ...

USAID Chief to Visit Ethiopia to Press for Tigray Aid

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) chief Samantha Power will visit Ethiopia next week to press for humanitarian access into ...

Past climate change help us prepare for future

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): Scientists are calling for a better understanding of past extreme climate change events in an ...

Tokyo Olympics, Day 7: All eyes on Deepika, Lovlina

Tokyo [Japan], July 29 (ANI): Equestrian Fouaad Mirza and golfer Anirban Lahiri will kick start Day Seven of the Tokyo ...

Sri Lanka cricket trio face long bans for virus breach

A panel that investigated a breach of the bio-secure coronavirus bubble during Sri Lanka's limited over series in England has ...

SAB sees double-digit sales and profit growth despite booze bans

South African Breweries (SAB) has seen double-digit growth in both profit and sales in the six months to end-June, a ...

Covid-19: Covax expecting 250 million donated doses soon, says WHO

The Covax scheme is expecting 250 million donated vaccines soon.The WHO says this will be a boost for several countries ...

Stellenbosch University launches School for Climate Studies

Stellenbosch University officially launched a School for Climate Studies.The school was established 18 months after the initial planning.About 100 Masters ...

Top UN Humanitarian Official Visits Ethiopia

The top United Nations humanitarian official began his first official visit to Ethiopia Thursday amid a humanitarian crisis resulting from ...

US Senate Starts Debate on Infrastructure Spending

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate is starting debate on a new infrastructure spending package after President Joe Biden and a ...

With Turmoil at Home, More Nicaraguans Flee to the US

MIAMI - Alan Reyes Picado fled Nicaragua by bus in the middle of the night, haunted by memories of government ...

'House of Gucci' new posters

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): Oscar-winning star Lady Gaga and Adam Driver on Thursday revealed their first look posters from ...

Croatia celebrates joining of long-awaited Peljesac Bridge

© Provided by Xinhua The China-constructed Peljesac Bridge, connecting Croatia's mainland with its southernmost region, was finally joined together late ...

WFT QB Ryan Fitzpatrick willing to take team lead on vaccination info

Washington Football Team quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is fully vaccinated and more than willing to be a sounding board for teammates ...

Snapchat to start recommending places

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): If you are one of those people, who always gets confused while scouting for good ...

Transnational couple leads idyllic life in China's new countryside

by Xinhua writers Ye Ting and Cheng DiNANCHANG, July 29 (Xinhua) -- When Edward Gawne and Selina Liao first came ...

Prateek Kuhad releases video of his song 'Shehron ke raaz'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 29 (ANI): After wooing the audience with the audio of the titular track from his Hindi ...

Heat wave sweeps southeast Europe

TIRANA/BUCHAREST, July 29 (Xinhua) -- A heat wave has swept southeast Europe, sending people scurrying for shade and cooling off ...

Hague Apostille abolishes attestation of documents

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): Adhering to the abolishment of attestation of documents required for legalisation of foreign documents ...

3.3 million Pakistani children threatened by child labour

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 29 (ANI): About 3.3 million Pakistani children are threatened by child labour that deprives them of their ...

Stores selling Chinese products attract shoppers in Baghdad

© Provided by Xinhua "With its quality and continuous innovation, Chinese goods have made us (stores selling Chinese products) conquer ...

Was shocked when I learnt that I had lost, says Mary Kom

Tokyo [Japan], July 29 (ANI): Mary Kom, the face of India's boxing contingent, was "shocked and upset" to learn about ...

Priyanka Chopra hails Simone Biles

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): Global star Priyanka Chopra has extended her support to one of the most decorated ...

Before and after: St. Basil's Cathedral 100 years ago and now

The most recognizable building in Russia was built more than 400 years ago, since when it has had several makeovers. ...

5 ways climate-driven ocean change can threaten human health

Humans have a deep and complex relationship with the sea. It provides food and essential nutrients, medicine ...

India wishes to see independent, stable Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): India on Thursday reiterated that it wishes to see an independent, sovereign, democratic and ...

Rijiju, SAI hail Mary Kom after boxer's exit from Tokyo Oly

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): Former Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday applauded ace boxer Mary Kom for achieving ...

German Official Sent Home for Racist Slur at Olympics

A German cycling official has been suspended and will be sent home from the Tokyo Olympics after using a racist ...

Zhang Yufei, China's rising butterfly queen

© Provided by Xinhua What China's rising butterfly queen Zhang Yufei believes -- keep smile despite difficulties in life.TOKYO, July ...

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Palestinian boy, 12, dies after being shot by Israeli troops

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 12-year old Palestinian boy has been shot dead by Israeli army soldiers in the West Bank, ...

Aussie troops to bolster NSW police enforcement of Covid restrictions

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Hundreds of Australian Army soldiers are to be deployed to the streets of Sydney in a ...

Bezos says Blue Origin will cover $2 billion lunar mission costs

SEATTLE, Washington: Blue Origin owner Jeff Bezos has offered to pay up to $2 billion in NASA costs if the ...

After Covid, parents opting for homeschooling for kids

WASHINGTON D.C.: Following the closing of the nation's schools during the Covid pandemic, more than 11 percent of all households ...

Eight dead, 10 injured in 20-car crash during Utah sandstorm

KANOSH, Utah: At least eight people were killed and ten injured in a 20-vehicle collision caused by a sandstorm Sunday ...

United says government needs to end congestion at Newark airport

WASHINGTON D.C.: United Airlines is asking the federal government to reduce congestion at Newark Liberty International Airport, even as runway ...

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