Wed, 12 Aug 2020

U.S. to spend $1.5 billion for 100m doses of vaccine to be developed

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration has ordered 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be manufactured by ...

Hong Kong newspaper fights on despite arrest of proprietor

HONG KONG - A pro-democracy newspaper raided by Hong Kong's newly established national security police pledged defiance on Tuesday in ...

Vladimir Putin claims Russia has developed Covid-19 vaccine

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country's health ministry has approved the world's first coronavirus vaccine.He also ...

Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...

Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...

Prominent Hong Kong media figure Jimmy Lai and two sons arrested

HONG KONG, Aug 10 (ANI): Continuing with the suppression of the dissenting voices in Hong Kong since the national security ...

Lebanese government rejects need for external investigation of blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The leader of the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah has made a televised address to the nation calling ...

No loan, oil supply for Pakistan, says Saudi Arabia

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Aug 12 (ANI): With Saudi Arabia ending loan and oil supply to Pakistan, the decade-long friendship between ...

NASA's planet hunter TESS completes primary mission

Maryland [US], August 12 (ANI): NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), on July 4, finished its primary mission imaging about ...

Timbers top Orlando City in MLB is Back final

Dario Zuparic's tiebreaking goal in the 66th minute was the difference as the Portland Timbers defeated Orlando City 2-1 in ...

Brazil's coronavirus case tally up 52,160, reaches 3,109,630

Brasilia [Brazil], August 12 (ANI/Sputnik): Brazil's number of cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has increased by more than ...

2020 Buick LPGA Shanghai canceled

The LPGA announced that the 2020 Buick LPGA Shanghai has been canceled due to health concerns and travel restrictions related ...

Drivers excited to tackle Daytona Road Course

The names read like a list of motorsports legends: Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt, Al Unser, Hurley Haywood, Scott Pruett, Scott ...

Biden's VP pick Kamala Harris has deep Indian roots

Washington [US], August 12 (ANI): Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden has chosen his running mate this Tuesday, after a months-long ...

Tyson, Jones fight pushed back to November

Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson's exhibition bout against Roy Jones Jr. originally set for next month has been pushed ...

China involved in mass rapes of Uyghur women: Activist`

Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): A renowned Uyghur American activist and advocate from Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China has ...

Kashmiri Wushu champion nurtures young talent

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], August 11 (ANI): With an aim to make the martial arts popular, Jabeena Akhtar, a ...

70 Killed in South Sudan's Warrap State Inter-communal Fighting

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN / NEW YORK - More than 70 people were killed and dozens injured in clashes involving soldiers ...

Researchers Develop Solar Energy Water Desalination Process

A team of researchers from Australia and China has developed a way to desalinate and purify salty or brackish water ...

Jimmy Lai, associates released on bail in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, August 12 (ANI): After facing criticism from countries around the world, Hong Kong police on Tuesday released media ...

Golf Glance: Final shot to qualify for FedEx Cup playoffs

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

Climate explained: why does geothermal electricity count as renewable?

Climate Explained is a collaboration between The Conversation, Stuff and the New Zealand Science Media Centre to answer your questions ...

WHO in Talks With Russia About New Vaccine

The World Health Organization said Tuesday said it was holding talks with Russia regarding its recently approved COVID-19 vaccine.Russia on ...

Taliban Hopeful US-Brokered Afghan Talks Settle Conflict

ISLAMABAD - The Taliban reaffirmed Tuesday its commitment to ending violence in Afghanistan, while emphasizing that a comprehensive cease-fire has ...

7 Russian documentaries you must watch

These films have won critical acclaim in Russia and abroad, turned reality into art and become part of cinema history. ...

Lebanon's Government Has Quit, Protesters Have Not

BEIRUT - A keffiyeh on her head and the Lebanese flag in her hand, Cerine Bader was out on the ...

NBA to honor top players from seeding games

Players who performed the best under unique conditions in the NBA bubble will receive a unique honor, the league announced ...

What we know about the FIRST registered COVID-19 vaccine in the world

Science & Tech Aug 11 2020 Victoria Ryabikova Photo merely illustrative of the vaccine against COVID-19, made in RussiaKeystone Press ...

Serena Williams made to work for win on WTA return

A rusty Serena Williams made a winning return from her six-month coronavirus hiatus on Tuesday, defeating lowly ranked Bernarda Pera ...

WeChat 'Extends China's Internet' to Wherever Users Are in The World

Concerns are growing over overseas censorship and surveillance via Tencent's WeChat social media app, with the U.S. banning business with ...

¿El cerebro de los hombres y las mujeres realmente es diferente?

La gente ha investigado sobre diferencias sexuales en el cerebro humano desde al menos el siglo XIX, cuando el cientifico ...

Reds place RHP Strop (groin) on injured list

The Cincinnati Reds placed right-hander Pedro Strop on the 10-day injured list with a right groin strain, the team announced ...

Public relations is bad news

As the Canadian economy slowly recovers from COVID-19 lockdowns, there have been news articles suggesting the Canada Emergency Response Benefit ...

Lisbon opens its arms to 'bizarre' Champions League finale

Football supporters would usually flock in huge numbers to the city hosting the finale of the Champions League, but this ...

Trump says 'great' bond with China's Xi changed after Covid-19

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping has frayed in the wake of ...

Global pre-orders of Covid-19 vaccines top five billion

President Donald Trump has launched "Operation Warp Speed" in a bid to develop, manufacture and distribute a Covid-19 vaccine to ...

Ethiopia Holding Kenyan Journalist Despite Court Ordered Release

NAIROBI - Lawyers representing a Kenyan journalist detained in Ethiopia say authorities are still holding him, despite an Ethiopian court ...

Lebanese Commemorate Victims of Beirut Blast

Church bells rang and mosques called the faithful to prayer Tuesday as a broken Beirut marked one week since the ...

Red Bulls add F Tetteh on loan

The New York Red Bulls signed Ghanaian national team forward Samuel Tetteh on loan from Red Bull Salzburg of the ...

Almost 60 pct of hotels and restaurants in Germany at risk of closure

A waiter wearing a face mask serves customers at a reopened restaurant in Berlin, Germany, on May 16, 2020. (Photo ...

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Congress makes no progress on stimulus, selling escalates on Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks have fallen across the board on Tuesday as a deal between Democrats and ...

Facebook to clamp down on publishers with political affiliations

MENLO PARK, California - Facebook announced new regulations Tuesday that prevent U.S. publishers with demonstrated ties to political groups from ...

North American bathroom refurbishment giant to set up shop in Limerick

CO LIMERICK, Ireland - Bath Fitter, possibly the largest North American 'bathroom refurbishment franchisor, is to establish its European Business ...

Auto sales in Ireland dropped 18% last month

DUBLIN, Ireland Aug. 10 (Xinhua) - A total of 15,329 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...

News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...

Despite job gains too many Americans still out of work, says official

WASHINGTON, DC - Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States rose by 1.8 million in July, and the unemployment ...

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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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