Tue, 28 Sep 2021

Brazil to soon have third highest Covid death toll

BRASILIA, Brazil: In a 24-hour period last week Brazil recorded 24,611 new cases of COVID-19, along with 648 deaths, the ...

Assassination of WikiLeaks founder considered by CIA

In 2017, as Julian Assange began his fifth year holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London, the CIA plotted to ...

Acting on warrant, Italy arrests, later releases, Catalan leader

BARCELONA, Spain: The office of Catalan separatist leader and former regional head Carles Puigdemont said he was arrested by Italian ...

Korean War soldier buried in New York 70 years after death

HADLEY, New York: On Monday, Corporal Walter Smead was buried at the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery near ...

White House developing regulations on extreme heat

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration is drafting a plan to protect workers and communities from extreme heat, after a dangerously ...

As Paraguay River falls to record low level, economy worries officials

ASUNCION, Paraguay: The Paraguay River experienced the steepest decline in its water levels in more than 117 years on September ...

Alitalia workers protest end of jobs by blocking highway exit

ROME, Italy: Hundreds of Alitalia workers stopped highway traffic as they blocked an airport exit on Friday to protest that ...

Right wing Czech party lobbies for referendum on leaving EU

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: The right-of-center Czech party, the SPD, which could be part of a new Czech government next month, ...

Chinese president says China will not export coal-fired power projects

BEIJING, China: Last week, President Xi Jinping said China will stop building coal-fired power plants abroad, while pledging to help ...

Experts say, after hurricanes, flood insurance rates to rise in US

NEW YORK CITY, New York: According to a study released by financial services provider LendingTree on Tuesday, updates to the ...

Americans monitoring outbreak of swine flu in Haiti

WASHINGTON D.C.: The World Organization for Animal Health said the first outbreak of the African swine fever, a fatal pig ...

US Covid deaths now match number of fatalities in 1918 flu pandemic

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic, numbering some 675,000.However, the 1918 ...

Senators want U.S. to prosecute unruly air passengers

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Monday, Attorney-General Merrick Garland was urged by two senior U.S. Senate Democrats to investigate and prosecute unruly ...

Australian submarines: An arms deal or military pact?

On September 15, 2021, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the formation ...

Guatemala Attorney General added to U.S. corruption list

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a move that highlighted the Biden administration's frustration, the U.S. this week added Guatemala Attorney-General Consuelo Porras ...

Canary Islands eruption destroys 100 homes, 5500 forced to flee

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands: Lava flowing from the first volcanic eruption in 50 years on Spain's Canary Islands destroyed some ...

Official: Tigers, lions at National Zoo expected to recover from Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tigers and lions at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, which were infected last week with COVID-19, are ...

European group nominates 11 Afghan women for human rights

Kabul [Afghanistan] September 28 (ANI): The Socialists and Democrats Group on Monday nominated eleven Afghan women for the 2021 Sakharov ...

NH Studioz Partners with accomplished directors for movies

Mumbai [Maharashtra], September 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): NH Studioz today announced a range of movies lined up for release on OTT platforms ...

"The key is to develop yourself at least 1 percent

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 28 (ANI/PRNewswire): SidAngel, An Angel Fund for early-stage startups based in Mumbai, and Nation Builder Dr. ...

Shivraj Singh Chouhan felicitates women's hockey team

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], September 28 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday felicitated the Indian women's ...

Anurag Thakur announces restructuring of SAI's workforce

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Singh Thakur on Tuesday chaired the ...

Har Kadam Beti Ke Sang: Leadership Ki Tarang 2021

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): Room to Read India runs a nationwide campaign called Harkadambetikesang: Leadership ki Tarang 2021. ...

At TLOI's on-ground engagement Dr. Rajiv Kumar

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI/SRV Media): "We need to invigorate the ecosystem in this country, promote start-ups and make ...

Sri Aurobindo Institute of Pharmacy, Indore

Indore (Madhya Pradesh)[India], September 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): Sri Aurobindo Institute of Pharmacy, Indore held Two days Online National Conference on the ...

What the world can learn from Bhutan's rapid COVID vaccine rollout

Nearly half the world's population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. But figures vary widely between ...

'Taliban want appointments in Afghan missions in Pakistan'

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 28 (ANI): Afghan diplomats in Pakistan have confirmed that the embassy has received a letter signed by ...

India's first ESG-focused start-up venture program ONE

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): The female founders of Germany-based JUST DAMN RIGHT, Nadine Bruder, and of India-based The ...

Naqvi interacts with people from Christian community

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said here that forced ...

2021 marks 70 years of Indo German diplomatic relations

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): A business report tracking merger and acquisition (MA) deals in the Indo-German trade corridor ...

Biden's core agenda uncertain amid sinking poll numbers

© Provided by Xinhua "If anyone needs a big win right now, it's the embattled 46th president," says Joe Concha.by ...

Captain Amarinder Singh leaves for Delhi

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], September 28 (ANI): Amid various speculations doing rounds over his Delhi visit, Former Punjab Chief Minister and ...

Thermo Fisher Scientific to manufacture Nucleic Acid

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 28 (ANI/PNN): Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced that it will ...

White paper documents China's journey towards moderate prosperity

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- China's State Council Information Office Tuesday issued a white paper to ...

Wellington College International partners with Unison Group

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI/Mediawire): Wellington College is proud to announce an agreement with the Unison Group to establish ...

Reliance Foundation announces grantees for WCC India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 28 (ANI): Ten organizations across India have been selected as grantees through the WomenConnect Challenge India, ...

Opposition slams PM Imran over his UNGA remarks

Islamabad [Pakistan] September 28 (ANI): The Opposition in Pakistan has slammed Prime Minister Imran Khan for calling Pakhtuns 'sympathisers of ...

ITBP's K9 'Cebu' Refuses to retire

By Saurabh TrivediNew Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): Deep inside the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) jungles, a nearly 10-year-old hero ...

European gas prices smash historic high

Natural gas prices in Europe hit record highs in Tuesday's trading, exceeding $1,000 per 1,000 cubic meters for the first ...

G20 summit on Afghanistan planned today

Moscow [Russia], September 28 (ANI): Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said that the summit of the Group of Twenty ...

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Stocks in Asia mixed, U.S. dollar pushes euro below 1.17

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Continuing uncertainty about the financial health of China Evergrande, and concerns over power generation in the ...

Chinese fishing boats overpowering South American fishermen

PUCUSANA, Peru: Fishing boats, which leave this port daily to harvest tuna, and later squid, face an uncertain future due ...

United reports 97% of staff vaccinated against Covid

CHICAGO, Illinois: Less than a week before its staff vaccination deadline, United Airlines announced that more than 97 percent of ...

Technology stocks drift down during indecisive day on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets were indecisive Monday. Industrial shares rose modestly, while the tech sector was ...

Democrats vying for climate change initiatives in $3.5 trillion bill

SEATTLE, Washington - Democrats in Congress are aiming to have legislation passed by the end of September that could have ...

India modernizing air force with purchase of 56 Airbus aircraft

NEW DELHI, India: India will purchase 56 Airbus C295 aircraft as part of its program to replace the Indian Air ...

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