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Wuhan re-opens after more than two months in lockdown

WUHAN, China - Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province and the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday ...

Acting Secretary of U.S. Navy retracts abusive remarks

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Navy's acting secretary has been forced to apologize after a profanity-laden broadside in which he ...

Acquittal for Cardinal George Pell, unanimous decision of High Court

BRISBANE, Australia - All seven judges on the High Court of Australia have universally approved the quashing of the conviction ...

Zero Infections in China Military

While militaries around the world are seeing their soldiers fall victim to the coronavirus, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), the ...

Why 5G conspiracy theories prosper during the coronavirus pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic has gathered momentum, so too have explanations for how the outbreak started and what is causing ...

Bangladesh postpone Test series against Australia

Bangladesh's cricket authorities on Thursday said they were postponing a two-match Test series against Australia scheduled for June due to ...

Nottinghamshire to be Paterson's Kolpak club?

It was revealed earlier this week that fast bowler Dane Paterson has decided to end his Proteas career and is ...

COVID-19: Australia's Test tour of Bangladesh postponed

Dhaka [Bangladesh], April 9 (ANI): The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Cricket Australia have decided to postpone the upcoming two-match ...

Bulls fuel smart rally on stimulus hopes, Nifty auto up by 10 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 9 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed over 4 per cent higher on Thursday amid strong global ...

Coronavirus reveals how important the nation is to our daily lives

The coronavirus pandemic cuts across borders, cultures and political systems. As the virus spread across the planet, global institutions such ...

CSA mourns passing of Jackie du Preez

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has responded with sadness to the passing of Jackie du Preez in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Wednesday ...

COVID-19: BMC to procure 1 lakh rapid test kits from South Korea

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 9 (ANI): The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will procure one lakh rapid test kits for COVID-19 ...

Olympics postponement may be a cultural opportunity for Tokyo

When a terrorist attack during the Munich 1972 Olympics killed 11 members of the Israeli team, the president of the ...

Coronavirus vaccines are moving towards clinical trials

New York [USA], April 9 (ANI): Just three months after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, several biotech companies in ...

NRL to return 28 May, but way through coronavirus remains unclear

Australia's National Rugby League (NRL) is set to return on 28 May, but exactly how the competition will go ahead ...

Japan's Fukushima recovers from 2011 nuclear disaster

Fukushima [Japan], April 8 (ANI): Fukushima Prefecture which is famous for its agricultural and livestock industry in Japan has recovered ...

Seven US Senators oppose position to China in UNHRC Group

Washington DC [US], April 8 (ANI): Seven US Senators have written to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opposing the appointment of ...

Study reveals risk factors for carrying pneumonia-causing bacteria

Washington D.C.[USA], April 9 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, researchers have uncovered the risk factors for Fijians carrying pneumonia-causing bacteria. ...

Duterte, Cabinet report on 'gains' against COVID-19

CALOOCAN CITY, April 9 (PIA) -- On the eve of the Philippines' public observance of the Day of Valor early ...

NBA legend Jordan wins long-running China trademark dispute

China's Supreme Court has ruled in favour of basketball legend Michael Jordan in a long-running trademark dispute, ending an eight-year ...

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Covid-19 sentiment lifts stocks on Asia markets

SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia - Stocks in China and Australia gained ground on Thursday while Japanese markets were flat.Traders ...

Google bans its employees from using Zoom over security concerns

WASHINGTO, DC - Google has issued a ban on the use of Zoom teleconferencing platforms for its employees citing security ...

Wall Street rallies on hopes Covid-19 is peaking

NEW YORK, New York - It was a positive day for Wall Street on Wednesday as sentiment towards a peaking ...

Saudis jump aboard Carnival cruises, picks up 8.2% stake

MIAMI, Florida - Saudi Arabia is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the global cruising industry.The Saudi sovereign wealth ...

German institute creates app to self-test for coronavirus

BERLIN, Germany - German citizens will now be able to use a special app on their smartphones, smartwatches or fitness ...

McConnell wants more funds beyond $2.2 trillion, for small business

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Republican majority leader says he will attempt to ...

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