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Threat of global famine looming yet again, says UN food body chief

The global hunger crisis caused by conflict and now compounded by COVID-19 is moving into a dangerous phase, the head ...

Exploring the most promising locations for extra-terrestrial life

The Earth's biosphere contains all the known ingredients necessary for life as we know it. Broadly speaking these are: liquid ...

National Football League celebrates centenary

The lack of grandeur is startling now, the two yellowed, typewritten pages chronicling a small after-hours business meeting bearing no ...

Number of children living in poverty rises to 1.2 billion

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a major rise in child poverty across the world. In a new UNICEF and Save ...

Iranian government lashes out at Pompeo over human rights remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the U.S. State Department secretary's tweets on Iran's internal ...

U.S. Space Force taking shape, partnerships formed with many nations

The United States doesn't want to engage in warfare in space, but like in all domains, the U.S. military must ...

36-year old U.S. man charged for conspiring to kidnap and murder

BURLINGTON, Vermont - A federal grand jury in the District of Vermont in the United States returned a third superseding ...

UAE and Bahrain formally recognise Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) presided over the signing ceremony at the White ...

DOJ works double time on cases of drug-related deaths

CALOOCAN CITY, Sept. 19 (PIA) -- The Department of Justice ( DOJ) is working double-time in its review of cases ...

PH, UN working on human rights joint program

CALOOCAN CITY, Sept. 19 (PIA) -- The Philippines has informed the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and ...

An uncertain future for migrant workers, in a post-pandemic world

Gary Ryhhart, Senior Specialist on Employers' Activities, ILO, by Gary RyhnartGary Rynhart: When COVID-19 spread around the world, many migrants ...

RITES announces share buyback at Rs 265 per share

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Sep 19 (ANI): The board of directors at government-owned RITES Ltd has approved buy-back of 96.98 lakh ...

'Win-win' says Klopp as Thiago adds new dimension to Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp hailed Thiago Alcantara as one of the few players in the world that can improve Liverpool after the ...

Taiwan Bids Farewell to 'Mr. Democracy'

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan bid farewell on Saturday to late president Lee Teng-hui, dubbed "Mr. Democracy" for ending autocratic rule ...

US Sanctions Chinese Company Developing Resort in Cambodia

The U.S. Treasury Department has imposed economic sanctions on a Chinese company that operates in Cambodia, citing its land seizure ...

Asia Album: Protecting oceans in Philippines, keeping them blue and clean

Volunteers and members of various government agencies collect rubbish along the coast of Manila Bay in Manila, the Philippines on ...

Global call for strengthening UN system amid 75 anniversary

Massive projections on Sustainable Development Goals are seen on the north facade of the Secretariat building, and west facade of ...

Amid souring ties, Canada abandons free trade talks with China

Ottawa [Canada], September 19 (ANI): In another setback for China, Canada has walked away from the free trade talks with ...

China resolutely opposes U.S. move on WeChat, TikTok: commerce ministry

Photo taken on Aug. 21, 2020 shows a logo of the video-sharing social networking company TikTok's Los Angeles Office in ...

Pujols passes Mays for fifth on all-time homer list

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols made homer history Friday, going deep twice to pass Willie Mays for fifth ...

It is just another opposition for us: Rohit Sharma ahead of CSK clash

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 19 (ANI): The much-anticipated Indian Premier League (IPL) will commence on Saturday with the two most ...

On this day in 2007, Yuvraj smashed six sixes in an over

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): On this day 13 years ago, former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh scripted history in ...

Astralis, FaZe, Spirit all win at ESL Pro League: Europe

Astralis won Friday to keep pace atop the Group B standings, while FaZe Clan picked up its first victory at ...

House Committee Issues Subpoena for USAGM CEO

WASHINGTON - The House Foreign Affairs Committee issued a subpoena Friday to Michael Pack, head of the U.S. Agency for ...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Longtime Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday from complications with cancer.Ginsburg, a stalwart liberal and the second woman ...

Nats solve Sanchez, top Marlins in Game 1

Erick Fedde pitched six scoreless innings as his Washington Nationals defeated the host Miami Marlins 5-0 in Friday's opening game ...

North Korean Appeals Extradition From Malaysia to US

A North Korean businessman on Friday appealed a December 2019 ruling by a Malaysian court that cleared his deportation to ...

Somalia Names New PM, Revises Election Plan

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Thursday appointed a political newcomer to become prime minister, nearly two months after the ...

ESL unveils plans for LAN tournament in December

ESL plans on bringing professional gamers together in an LAN environment before the end of the year, as the company ...

Graft Alleged as Kenya's Fight Against COVID-19 Struggles

NAIROBI - Organizations have contributed aid worth more than $2 billion to help Kenya's in its fight against COVID-19. But ...

Canada shelves free trade negotiations with China

Toronto [Canada], September 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Canada is abandoning free trade negotiations with China amid a host of disagreements on a ...

Cameroon Deploys Peacekeeping Troops to CAR for Election Stability

MOTCHEBOUM, CAMEROON - Cameroon is sending hundreds of troops and police to the Central African Republic to protect civilians and ...

Top seeds Halep, Pliskova into last eight in Rome

Rome, Sept 18, 2020 (AFP) -Simona Halep and defending women's champion Karolina Pliskova both eased into the quarter-finals of the ...

President Infantino claims FIFA purged of 'toxic' corruption

FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Friday defended his fight "against corruption" in football in spite of being under criminal investigation ...

A's send minor leaguers to Rangers to complete Minor deal

The Oakland Athletics sent outfielder Marcus Smith and infielder Dustin Harris to the Texas Rangers to complete their acquisition of ...

Asset Freeze Threatens to Silence Independent Nicaraguan Broadcaster

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA - Journalists at Canal 12 News, one of Nicaragua's two remaining independent news broadcasters, face an uncertain future ...

A week in Covid-19: infections rise, notably in Europe

As the number of infections increase across the world, and especially in Europe, here is a weekly roundup of developments ...

Vocal for local: Tripura CM launches bamboo cookies, honey bottle

Agartala (Tripura) [India], September 19 (ANI): Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Friday launched bamboo cookies and bamboo-made honey ...

European Countries Announce New Coronavirus Restrictions

European countries announced new coronavirus restrictions Friday, one day after the World Health Organization warned infections have started to spread ...

'Be more forthright', Man Utd great Neville tells players

Footballers should be allowed to speak their minds rather than being forced to act as PR machines, says Manchester United ...

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Trump to nominate third justice following Ginsburg's death

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has been regarded as an iconic champion of women's ...

Threat of global famine looming yet again, says UN food body chief

The global hunger crisis caused by conflict and now compounded by COVID-19 is moving into a dangerous phase, the head ...

Exploring the most promising locations for extra-terrestrial life

The Earth's biosphere contains all the known ingredients necessary for life as we know it. Broadly speaking these are: liquid ...

National Football League celebrates centenary

The lack of grandeur is startling now, the two yellowed, typewritten pages chronicling a small after-hours business meeting bearing no ...

Number of children living in poverty rises to 1.2 billion

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a major rise in child poverty across the world. In a new UNICEF and Save ...

Iranian government lashes out at Pompeo over human rights remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the U.S. State Department secretary's tweets on Iran's internal ...

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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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