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Divest Chinese tech companies over Uyghur killings, NGOs tell Norway

Oslo [Norway], Mar 28 (ANI): A group of NGOs has urged Norway to divest from Chinese technology companies for their ...

UP Police distribute free food to needy during lockdown in Moradabad

Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Mar 28 (ANI): The local police here on Saurday distributed free food packets to two poor ...

Nigeria struggles towards shutdown as virus fears grow

The normally bustling markets have thinned out and the notoriously clogged roads are eerily free: Lagos is lurching towards shutdown ...

Petrol price drop a relief to troubled consumers

Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe announced a fuel price decrease on Friday afternoon, citing factors including the ...

Dharmendra Pradhan holds review meet with OMCs via video conferencing

New Delhi [India], Mar 27 (ANI): Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, on Friday held a video conference ...

A brief guide to economic stimuli in Eurasia

The "perfect storm" metaphor is enjoying heavy usage these days. In the former Soviet Union, this is not without reason. ...

7 Russian dishes that take the longest to cook

Russian cuisine is by nature quite leisurely. Many dishes must simmer in the oven at low temperatures or ferment in ...

2020 Mock Draft: Tua, QB dominoes at the top

With most of the free agent dust settled, the 2020 NFL Draft landscape looks a bit clearer, but some fogginess ...

Central Asia's moneybags pitch in to battle coronavirus

Some of Central Asia's richest men are stepping up to the plate in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic - ...

Traffickers Shipping Thousands of Florida Turtles to Asia

Traffickers in Florida are shipping thousands of land and freshwater turtles from Florida to Asia.In China, land turtles have proved ...

Delays and shattered hopes: Uganda still waiting for oil riches

It was the promise of oil - billions of barrels of black gold, discovered locked beneath Lake Albert - and ...

US Increases Maximum Pressure on Iran

The United States is turning up its "maximum pressure" campaign on Iran, slapping fresh sanctions on 20 companies and individuals ...

Key questions as Wimbledon faces postponement or cancellation

The All England Club will hold an emergency meeting next week to discuss the possible postponement or even cancellation of ...

India's coronavirus lockdown will hit women and migrant workers hardest

In Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, I woke up to an eerie silence yesterday. The night before, India's prime ...

Unanswered questions as Nigeria braces for coronavirus lockdown

Nigerians are bracing for a partial lockdown from Thursday as authorities try to contain the spread of coronavirus cases in ...

World Leaders to Meet Virtually to Coordinate Virus Response

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Leaders of the world's most powerful economies will convene virtually on Thursday to try and ...

Trump's Push to Open Economy Could Come at Cost of Lives

WASHINGTON - The contrast could hardly be more stark. Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York has said that if all ...

Iran Leader Refuses US Help, Citing Virus Conspiracy Theory

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Iran's supreme leader refused U.S. assistance Sunday to fight the new coronavirus, citing an unfounded ...

World trade rocked by virus sees worst collapse in a generation

The global economy's most abrupt and consequential shock in at least a generation is unfolding at ports and other hubs ...

Virus Has Brazil's Bolsonaro Facing Governor Insurrection

SAO PAULO - Brazil's governors on Wednesday rebelled against President Jair Bolsonaro's call for life to return to pre-coronavirus normalcy, ...

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Ex Shin Bet chief has serious concerns about Gaza surviving Covid-19

TEL AVIV, Israel - The Jewish state is coming under pressure over the growing humanitarian crisis in Gaza, which is ...

Trump companies to be included in Covid-19 bailout package

WASHINGTON, DC - As part of the $2.2 trillion stimulus bill signed into law after it passed the House of ...

After finalizing Taliban deal, Trump putting pressure on Kabul

In an extraordinary statement titled "On the Political Impasse in Afghanistan," Washington has admitted to the failure of Secretary of ...

Dozens of sailors on board USS Teddy Roosevelt have Covid-19

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has been heavily infected with coronavirus. Twenty five sailors have ...

China shuts down boders, virtually grounds airlines

BEIJING, China - Despite the lockdown in Wuhan scheduled to end on 8 April, China on Friday imposed a ban ...

British prime minister diagnosed with Covid-19

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has contracted the novel coronavirus, according to a tweet he posted on ...

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