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Deadly voyage for 50 Ethiopians fleeing Yemen

Twelve migrants have drowned and others are missing after being thrown off a boat by smugglers off the coast of ...

President Trump vows to protect and defend American senior citizens

FORT MYERS, Florida - On Friday, President Donald Trump campaigned in Fort Myers, Florida, a state with one of the ...

Walgreens, CVS to provide U.S. nursing homes nationwide with vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - As part of the Operation Warp Speed effort - a partnership between the U.S. Defense Department and ...

Female Death Row prisoner to be executed in U.S. in December,

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. government has set the dates of two more executions this year which also includes that ...

Australia's mainstream right-wing impacted by U.S. politics

Donald Trump's inflammatory rhetoric appears to be informing extremism in Australia and right-wing media is helping, writes James Cutler.DURING THE ...

French police shoot dead man who beheaded teacher in streets of Paris

PARIS, France - French police have shot dead a man who decapitated a middle school teacher in the street in ...

Staggering 552 kg of cocaine worth $248 million intercepted in Sydney

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A joint investigation into a shipment of approximately 552 kilograms of cocaine concealed in bags of ...

Emirates football community mourns loss of Saif Sultan and family

ABU DHABI, UAE - UAE footballer Sultan Saif Sultan and his wife and youngest son were killed when his car ...

ATP roundup: Tiafoe reaches second round in Antwerp

American Frances Tiafoe advanced to the second round of the European Open in Antwerp, Belgium, dismissing sixth seed Dusan Lajovic ...

Hero World Challenge canceled due to virus issues

Because of ongoing complications and travel restrictions associated with the coronavirus pandemic, tournament organizers have canceled this year's Hero World ...

Oddsmakers like the Dodgers and Betts

The Los Angeles Dodgers opened the 2020 season as the betting favorite to win the World Series, and now that ...

Chinese Company Offers Coronavirus Vaccine to Students

TAIPEI - A Chinese drug developer is offering an experimental coronavirus vaccine to students going abroad in a strategy that ...

Johnson to miss second event after testing positive

Dustin Johnson, the top ranked player in the world, withdrew from this week's ZoZo Championship, the second consecutive tournament he ...

ICC Prosecutor Visits Khartoum, Says Sudan Should Hand Over Bashir

WASHINGTON - The International Criminal Court's prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is in Khartoum, trying to persuade the transitional government to hand ...

Reports of Shelling Persist in Nagorno-Karabakh Despite Cease-fire

Shelling was reported Monday in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, despite a cease-fire that took effect early Sunday.Armenia and Azerbaijan ...

Dodgers' Kershaw, Rays' Glasnow to duel in Game 1

The Los Angeles Dodgers will turn to veteran and future Hall of Famer Clayton Kershaw when they open the World ...

WHO Says 184 Countries Have Now Joined COVAX Vaccine Program

The World Health Organization says 184 countries have now joined the COVID-19 global vaccine alliance, known as COVAX, designed to ...

Five things to know about the Antichrist

In the history of the West over the last 2000 years, there has never been a time when someone hasn't ...

This is how universities can lead climate action

Universities are vital hubs of research and teaching on climate change. As large organisations, they also have significant emissions, which ...

WHO reform: a call for an early-warning protocol for infectious diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) has come in for its share of criticism for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

BLAST Premier Fall Series 2020 sets schedule

The schedule for the BLAST Premier Fall Series 2020 event in Europe was announced Monday, providing a rare opportunity for ...

Uyghur Afghan National Detained in Xinjiang Internment Camp

Authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have detained an ethnic Uyghur who is a citizen of Afghanistan, ...

Need to rethink and reinvent Indian manufacturing: Mukesh Ambani

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Chairman of Reliance Industries, Mukesh Ambani on Monday said that India must rethink and ...

IPL 13: My role is to bat at number five for now, says Buttler

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 19 (ANI): After playing an unbeaten knock of 70 runs against Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Rajasthan ...

Kerala HC dismisses state's plea against lease of Trivandrum airport

Kochi (Kerala) [India], October 19 (ANI): Kerala High Court dismissed Kerala Government's petition challenging the Union government's decision to lease ...

Just how CRAZY does life get in remote parts of Russia

Women at the Day of the Reindeer Herder in Salekhard.Maxim Blinov/Sputnik Not everyone in the biggest country in the world ...

Diplomacy and the state of U.S.-Chinese relations

There's been lots of chatter lately about how the United States and China find themselves, in the words of Henry ...

Invasive mosquito species could bring more malaria to Africa's urban areas

A species of mosquito that can carry malaria - known as Anopheles stephensi - has invaded eastern Africa and is ...

Nationals name Hickey as pitching coach

The Washington Nationals named Jim Hickey their pitching coach on Monday. Hickey, 59, was a special assistant for player development ...

Biochar helps hold water, saves money for farmers: Study

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): The abstract benefits of biochar for long-term storage of carbon and nitrogen on American farms ...

TOP Esports land Beats By Dre as sponsor

Bose might be the official headset of Riot Games, but League of Legends team TOP Esports from China is giving ...

'Roger Federer Arena' plan fails to rally signatures

A push to rename Basel's main sports arena after local tennis superstar Roger Federer fell through on Monday after it ...

Klopp promises to wait on Van Dijk like a 'good wife'

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said supporting Virgil van Dijk is his priority after the talismanic Dutch defender suffered cruciate knee ...

South Africa's track record bodes ill for investment drive

South Africa will be hard-pressed to realise its ambitions of attracting R1 trillion of private investment in infrastructure if its ...

Big blow for Bulls as Gio Aplon is forced to miss the rest of season

Some considerable sting has been taken out of the Bulls' attack following the news that Gio Aplon will miss the ...

COVID-Stricken European Countries Focus on Breaking Up Parties

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been urging Germany's young people to observe tightening pandemic restrictions. "Do without a few parties," ...

UN Shines Spotlight on Sahel Suffering

NEW YORK - The United Nations is warning that Africa's Sahel region is facing a confluence of factors that are ...

Kiren Rijiju meets Indian judokas ahead of Budapest Grand Slam

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju met the members of the Indian Judo team at his ...

US Supreme Court to review Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' Policy

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The US Supreme Court has decided to review the legality of the Trump's administration's Migrant ...

337 new deaths in Iran, highest daily toll since COVID-19 outbreak

Tehran [Iran], October 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Iran has registered 337 new deaths from COVID-19 on Monday, breaking its single-day record of ...

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U.S. stocks decline with hopes for deal on stimulus package fading

NEW YORK, New York - Continued disagreement over an additional stimulus package has weighed on Wall Street, with all the ...

Leadership in university-based climate action

Universities are vital hubs of research and teaching on climate change. As large organisations, they also have significant emissions, which ...

Turkey's natural gas reserves reach 405 billion cubic meters

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Saturday that Turkey has found more gas ...

Irish exports rise 7% to 108 billion euros in first 8 months of year

DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Ireland is set for another year of record-high goods exports in 2020 due to ...

Advance BPS payments on way to 118,000 Irish farmers

DUBLIN, Ireland - Advance payments under the 2020 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) (including Greening) have commenced. "I am happy to ...

US sanctions six Chinese companies for trade with Iran

Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): The United States on Monday (local time) has imposed sanctions on six Chinese companies for ...

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DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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