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Joe Biden all but wraps up Democratic nomination

BURLINGTON, Vermont - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has almost certainly wrapped up his party's nomination, following the withdrawal of ...

Irish government and NI Executive agree on Covid-19 joint cooperation

DUBLIN/BELFAST, Ireland/Northern Ireland - The departments of health in Ireland and Northern Ireland have formally agreed on a raft of ...

Chris Friel reviews High Court Decision on George Pell

This is a brief response to the Australian High Court ruling handed down on Tuesday that unanimously quashed the convictions ...

France records highest daily virus death toll of 833, reaches 10,328

PanARMENIAN.Net - France has reported 833 new coronavirus deaths in the past day, the highest daily toll since its outbreak ...

Head of U.S. Navy jumps ship after furore over commander

WASHINGTON, DC - WASHINGTON - Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly is to step down after creating a furore which has ...

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 ...

Tajik teenager reportedly beaten into confession of twin murders

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - A 16-year-old teenager has been convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison in Tajikistan in a ...

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 ...

British PM Boris Johnson shifted to Intensive Care Unit

London [UK], April 7 (ANI): Boris Johnson was on Monday moved into Intensive Care after his COVID -19 symptoms worsened, ...

Khamenei: Mass Ramadan Events in Iran May Stop Over Virus

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Iran's supreme leader suggested Thursday that mass gatherings may be barred through the holy Muslim ...

Bafana star Dean Furman's double dilemma

More so even than other players in the PSL who have also been grounded as a result of the all-encompassing ...

Pite: Knights were on 'upward curve' before scrapped season

Knights captain Pite van Biljon was naturally disappointed that the coronavirus cut the 2019/20 season short, pointing out that the ...

US CPA exams scheduled to be held in India from June 1, 2020

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 9 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Amidst the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdown, there ...

Global growth will turn sharply negative in 2020: IMF

Washington DC [USA], April 9 (ANI): While the trajectory of coronavirus pandemic remains uncertain, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects ...

European Markets Mostly Higher Thursday

Europe's major stock indexes were mostly trading in positive territory Thursday, continuing the upswing enjoyed earlier in the day in ...

US, Russian Crew Heads to Space Station

A U.S.-Russian space crew blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) Thursday from Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.NASA astronaut ...

Half Billion More People Face Poverty due to Virus: Report

LONDON - Around half a billion people could be pushed into poverty as a result of the economic fallout from ...

Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev wealth ruling dismays transparency campaigners

The daughter and grandson of Kazakhstan's former president have won a legal campaign in the British courts to unfreeze their ...

Book clubs and the Blitz: how WWII Britons kept calm and got reading

These are unprecedented times - but, even so, comparisons are being made to the second world war in terms of ...

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European Union put at risk by Covid-19 pandemic

After a faulty start to the coronavirus pandemic, the European Union members appear to be getting their act together, as ...

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 ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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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