Tue, 27 Jul 2021

Roads closed, residents evacuated due to buried WWII bomb in UK

LONDON, England: A World War II bomb was discovered on Thursday while excavating a new housing development, causing the evacuation ...

Tokyo Olympics again bans some Russian athletes due to drug use

TOKYO, Japan: The World Anti-Doping Agency has reported that a number of Russian athletes have been banned from competing at ...

New York state confiscates firearms in 10th buyback event of year

NEW YORK, New York Hundreds of guns were turned over in Syracuse on Saturday by owners responding to a buyback.New ...

UK seizes assets, bans entry to son of president of Equatorial Guinea

LONDON, England: Britain has banned entry to the son of Equatorial Guinea's long-serving president for using millions of dollars in ...

CIA looks to Russia as probable cause of 'Havana Syndrome' attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C.: About 100 CIA officers and family members serving abroad have complained of ailments that include migraines and dizziness ...

All NYC public health workers to be vaccinated or tested weekly

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Due to the upswing in the spread of the Covid Delta variant, New York City ...

Plea for jailed protesters and journalists in Myanmar to be freed

IFEX is calling for the restoration of media licenses to IFEX member Mizzima News and other media outlets who have ...

Former Honduras president, family banned from entry to U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has barred former Honduran President Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo Sosa and his wife, Rosa Elena Bonilla ...

US Medical Groups Demand Mandatory Coronavirus Vaccinations

As the number of new coronavirus cases surges again in the United States, major medical groups in the country on ...

LS passes Factoring Regulation Amendment Bill

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 without discussion as ...

!: How to fight for your truth in Russian

In this lesson, we'll talk about syntaxic phraseological units in value judgements - which sounds like a little too much ...

UNESCO adds four natural, three cultural sites to World Heritage List

© Provided by Xinhua The natural sites are four islands with rich biodiversity in Japan; a coastal area of geodiversity ...

The 'privacy by design' approach for mobile apps: why it's not enough

The mobile apps installed on our smartphones are one of the biggest threats to our digital privacy. They are capable ...

Pingdemic staff shortages: how business can cope with isolating employees

Despite the lifting of most legal COVID-19 restrictions on July 19, the pandemic's effect on the health, economy and wellbeing ...

War of words carries on as controversial Erasmus tweets upset Lions

The war of words between the British and Irish Lions and South Africa rugby director Rassie Erasmus continued on Monday ...

Afghanistan: Record number of women and children killed or wounded

More women and children were killed and wounded in Afghanistan in the first half of 2021 than in the first ...

Support mangrove conservation, UNESCO chief says

The world is waking up to the importance of mangroves, a senior UN official said on Monday, underscoring the need ...

Veena Reddy sworn-in as USAID Mission Director

Washington [US], July 26 (ANI): US Agency for International Development (USAID) on Monday (local time) announced Veena Reddy, as the ...

Tokyo 2020, Day 4: Indian shooters take centre stage

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): Shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary along with Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek Verma will kick ...

Trans-Iranian Railway Added To UNESCO's World Heritage List

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has inscribed the Trans-Iranian Railway onto its World Heritage List.The committee announced on July 25 that ...

World Rugby hope for Japan tournament news this year - Gilpin

World Rugby considers Japan to be at "rugby's top table" and are hoping for news later this year on which ...

Mission accomplished for Blitzboks 1st day in Tokyo

Wins over Ireland and Kenya pushed South Africa to the top of Pool C at the Rugby Sevens tournament at ...

All Blacks to play USA Eagles in October

New Zealand will return to the United States for their first rugby union match since losing to Ireland in 2016 ...

Springboks aim to defy history after first Test defeat

The Springboks will be seeking to defy history after losing the first Test against the British and Irish Lions at ...

World Bank to finance extra Covid-19 jabs for poorer nations

Covax was set up to ensure 92 developing territories could access coronavirus vaccines to fight the pandemic, with the cost ...

Covid-19: UK's new cases fall to three-week low

Britain reported the lowest daily total of new Covid-19 cases since 4 July on Monday, adding to signs that a ...

PUBG announces $6M prize pool for Mobile Global Championship

The PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2021 starts in November and features a total prize pool of $6 million, the largest ...

CISF nabs Tanzanian with 70 vials of Remdesivr at Delhi IGI

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel nabbed a foreign national with a huge quantity ...

India proud of your contributions: PM Modi

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday applauded the efforts of fencer CA Bhavani Devi ...

John Travolta honours his late wife's last film

Washington [US], July 26 (ANI): Hollywood movie 'Off the Rails', which marks the final film performance of the late Kelly ...

European Parliament to withdraw Pakistan's GSP status

Brussels [Belgium], July 26 (ANI): Amid abuse of the blasphemy laws and cases widely reported across Pakistan, the European Parliament ...

Cameron Champ vaults 53 spots in world rankings

Cameron Champ vaulted 53 spots to No. 66 in the Official World Golf Ranking on Monday following his win at ...

Iraq reports record 12,180 daily COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua BAGHDAD, July 26 (Xinhua) -- Iraq reported on Monday 12,180 new COVID-19 cases, the highest daily ...

China to cut retail fuel prices from Tuesday

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 26 (Xinhua) -- China will lower the retail prices of gasoline and diesel from ...

China releases first negative list for cross-border services trade

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 26 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has released a negative list for ...

Chinese mixed doubles pairs advance to Olympic badminton quarterfinals

© Provided by Xinhua TOKYO, July 26 (Xinhua) -- China's mixed doubles badminton pairs Zheng Siwei/Huang Yaqiong and Wang Yilyu/Huang ...

China's Lu into top 3 in women's RS:X sailing

© Provided by Xinhua China's Lu Yunxiu moved into third place in the Olympic women's RS:X sailing, with Charline Picon ...

Chinese Teenage skateboarder Zeng sets eyes on Paris 2024

© Provided by Xinhua After making her Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, China's 16-year-old skateboarder Zeng Wenhui has high hopes ...

Piers Morgan reveals he tested positive for COVID-19

Washington [US], July 26 (ANI): British journalist and TV personality Piers Morgan has revealed that he recently tested positive for ...

Chanu's coach credits decision to train in US for triumph

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): India's Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu's decision to head to the US to train ...

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World markets worry as Argentina cuts grain shipments by 25%

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: The lowest waters in 77 years is reducing the amount of grain being shipped from Argentina's most ...

For first time, documents list 5,000 properties owned by Vatican

VATICAN CITY, Rome: For the first time, the Vatican has released information on 5,000 properties it owns, as part of ...

Hong Kong share markets tumble, Hang Seng drops more than 1,000 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - In Hong Kong stocks tumbled on Monday, with the benchmark Hang Seng index shedding more than ...

Domino's earnings for Q2 outpace analysts' expectations

ANN ARBOR, Michigan: Domino's Pizza Inc reported higher-than-anticipated Q2 earnings and profits on July 22, as the addition of menu ...

Indexes show housing market losing strong demand from Covid period

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The home and real estate sector, which outperformed the broader market during the pandemic, even ...

U.S. buys 200M doses of Pfizer vaccine due to future uncertainties

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States federal government is set to purchase an additional 200 million doses of the Pfizer coronavirus ...

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