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US Expels Russian Diplomats, Imposes New Round of Sanctions

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration on Thursday announced the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and sanctions against nearly three dozen ...


Feature: The man behind China's Steel Roses

© Provided by Xinhua Jia Xiuquan, head coach of China's national women's football team, speaks about his side's long-fought journey ...


Japanese PM Faces Tough Balancing Act Between US, China

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday will become the first foreign leader to visit the ...


Tokyo stocks close higher with eyes on virus cases

Tokyo stocks closed slightly higher on Thursday in cautious trade as fears mount over rising coronavirus infections in Japan.Tokyo recorded ...


Semenya wins 5 000m race, but falls short of Tokyo qualifying time

Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya moved closer to qualifying for the Tokyo Games in a new event after ...


Equity indices end higher led by pharma, financial stocks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 15 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices showed resilience amid resurgence in Covid-19 cases and closed half a ...


South African Athletics C'ships: Caster Semenya wins 5000m

Pretoria [South Africa], April 15 (ANI): South Africa's middle-distance runner Caster Semenya recorded a personal best timing in winning the ...


Percy Tau named in preliminary SA U23 Olympic squad

Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau has been named in a 40-man preliminary U23 South Africa squad for the upcoming Olympics ...


Japan's Suga Faces Tough Balancing Act Between US, China

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday will become the first foreign leader to visit the ...


Health Ministry issues regulatory pathways for vaccines

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): The Central Government on Thursday issued the regulatory pathway in India for COVID-19 vaccines ...


Former world leaders call on Biden to waive vaccine patents

London [UK], April 15 (ANI): More than 170 former world leaders and Nobel laureates are calling on United States President ...


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Bill would spend millions to ensure U.S. tech superiority over China

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will conduct hearings this week on a bipartisan bill aimed at boosting programs ...

US Expels Russian Diplomats, Imposes New Round of Sanctions

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration on Thursday announced the expulsion of 10 Russian diplomats and sanctions against nearly three dozen ...

India has proved it will not get pushed: CDS Rawat

New Delhi [India], April 15 (ANI): India has stood firm on the northern border against China and has proved that ...

Feature: The man behind China's Steel Roses

© Provided by Xinhua Jia Xiuquan, head coach of China's national women's football team, speaks about his side's long-fought journey ...

China's ambitious BRI project hindered by COVID-19

Beijing [China], April 15 (ANI): China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Star Plus to telecast IPL matches every Sunday

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 15 (ANI): From April 18, the 7:00 PM matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will ...

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St. Vincent officials warn that food, water in danger from volcano

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent: Officials voiced concern today about residents of the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent who refused to ...

U. of Kentucky program for 36 students sends 500,000 acceptances

LEXINGTON, Kentucky: A "technical issue" resulted in 500,000 high school students receiving acceptance notices to the University of Kentucky.The acceptance ...

Vaccine supply will be greater than demand, says former FDA official

NEW YORK, New York: The United States' vaccine supply will soon be greater than the nation's demand. That was the ...

China's Sinovac vaccine found to be 50% effective

BEIJING, China: China's top disease control official says the country's coronavirus vaccine has a low rate of effectiveness and the ...

20 years after invading, U.S. to withdraw from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, DC - All U.S. troops in Afghanistan will be withdrawn by September 11 - the 20th anniversary of the ...

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Chinese shares slides as Central Bank adds to liquidity

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Australia and Japan made cautious gains on Thursday, while in mainland China and Hong ...


In backlash against Big Tech, Senator seeks to end purchases, mergers

WASHINGTON D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech, including the five largest U.S. tech companies, Republican U.S. Senator Josh Hawley ...


Dow breaks new record before settling back, major indices close mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had a volatile day Wednesday. The Dow Jones industrials index hit a new ...


China begins push to crack down on anti-competitive companies

BEIJING, China: China's competition watchdog, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), plans to add more staff and resources as ...


Most Asian markets pick up gains Wednesday, U.S. dollar pounded

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the mend on Wednesday in mainland China, Hong Kong and Australia, ...


Piaget, with strong online sales, to open more retail stores in 2021

GENEVA, Switzerland: Piaget, the luxury watch brand from Switzerland, will be opening more stores in 2021, especially in the Middle ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...