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Six million hectares of threatened species habitat up in smoke

More than one billion mammals, birds, and reptiles across eastern Australia are estimated to have been affected by the current ...

Fighting De Kock gives under-fire Proteas hope

Port Elizabeth - The Proteas' desperate battle to avoid the follow on became the game within the game as England ...

China and Myanmar Sign Dozens of Infrastructure Deals

Chinese President Xi Jinping reinforced his support for embattled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi Saturday, signing 33 bilateral agreements ...

N. Korean Foreign Minister Replaced

SEOUL - North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho has been replaced, Seoul-based NK News reported on Saturday.Ri's replacement has ...

Windies stun Australia with three wickets win in U19 World Cup

Kimberley [South Africa], Jan 18 (ANI): West Indies stunned Australia by three wickets win in the ongoing ICC U19 World ...

Over 200 rescued from avalanche-hit areas in Nepal

Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 18 (ANI): Over 200 people have been rescued from Mount Everest and Annapurna in Nepal on Saturday, ...

WTA roundup: Barty earns first title on home soil

No. 1 seed Ashleigh Barty beat unseeded Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine 6-2, 7-5 on Saturday in the final of the ...

ATP roundup: Rublev wins second title of 2020

Andrey Rublev claimed his second title of the new year, defeating unseeded South African Lloyd Harris 6-3, 6-0 at the ...

WHO Does Not Rule Out Human to Human Spread of New Coronavirus

GENEVA - The World Health Organization reports there is no evidence of human-to-human spread of the new coronavirus that has ...

Kuchar goes low to lead in Singapore

Singapore - Olympic medallist Matt Kuchar fired a nine-under-par 62 to take the lead after the third round of the ...

Federer says 'a lot possible' for returning Clijsters

Melbourne - Swiss great Roger Federer believes four-time Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters can achieve "a lot" on her comeback ...

Kohli says India ready for Australia showdown

Bangalore - After overcoming "panic" among fans, Indian captain Virat Kohli has tried to assure supporters it will be service ...

Storm, floods follow bushfires in Australia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Torrential rains and thunderstorms caused further misery for Australians in states already suffering from devastating bushfires, Deutsche Welle ...

US to Screen Passengers at Airports for Signs of New China Virus

U.S. health officials announced Friday that the United States will begin screening airline passengers arriving from central China for signs ...

China, Myanmar ink agreements to speed up infrastructure projects

Naypyitaw [Myanmar], Jan 18 (ANI): China and Myanmar signed dozens of deals on Saturday to speed up infrastructure projects in ...

BCCI: Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma are progressing well

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 18 (ANI): The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) on Saturday provided an update on ...

Kyrgios shuts down Zverev in Grand Slam row

Melbourne - Australia's Nick Kyrgios dismissed criticism from Alexander Zverev on Saturday after the German said he was a step ...

Rescue ops on for missing trekkers at Nepal's Annapurna Circuit

Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 18 (ANI): A search and rescue team has been deployed to find the trekkers from South Korea ...

Russia Touts Arms Across Southeast Asia

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - Russia is rapidly expanding foreign arms deals worldwide, with Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin confirming to the ...

China Targets Foreign Nationals of Uighur Origin

WASHINGTON - Chinese authorities are continuing to detain foreign nationals of Uighur descent, which experts charge is part of an ...

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Half-a-billion dollars awarded in U.S. Defense contracts

WASHINGTON, DC - The Pentagon on Thursday awarded more than half-a-billion dollars in defense contracts.With around 0.53 cents in every ...

Exuberance on U.S. stock markets, dollar also rallies

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied to new record highs on Friday.The U.S. dollar too was in huge ...

New York to spend $6.8 billion over 5 years to combat climate change

ALBANY, New York - New York state is to spend an additional $2 billion on energy efficiency and building electrification ...

China economy slows to 3-decade low, stocks finish flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets in Asia finished in the black on Friday, despite the release of economic data in ...

Lower expenses and low debt highlights of New Zealand financial report

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - The New Zealand government's books are in good shape with the accounts in surplus and expenses ...

ADB issues 3 and 10 year USD bonds worth $4.25 billion

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) returned to the U.S. dollar bond market on Wednesday with the pricing ...

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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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