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Study shows 96% of doctors vaccinated against Covid

CHICAGO, Illinois: Greater than 96 percent of America's practicing physicians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the American Medical ...

Large increase in funding to enforce antitrust enforcement in new bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: With the introduction of a bill by U.S. Senators Michael Shumway Lee and Charles Ernest Grassley on June ...

Restrictions end, offices reopening in California

SACRAMENTO, California: California ended the majority of its Covid restrictions this week, with a few exceptions, such as wearing masks ...

China sends 28 military aircraft across Taiwan in show of force

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Responding to criticism during the G7 summit of Chinese aggression, 28 Chinese air force aircraft, including fighters and ...

Aquarium in Boston welcomes visitor presenting 37-year old ticket

BOSTON, Massachusetts: A 37-year old admissions ticket was honored by a Boston museum, with the bearer of the ticket being ...

In show of force, U.S. Navy sails through S. China Sea

WASHINGTON D.C.: In defiance of China, a U.S. aircraft carrier group is sailing through the South China Sea, which China ...

Covid surges as Oman faces shortage of hospital beds

MUSCAT, Oman: A resurgence in Covid infections in the Gulf state of Oman has resulted in an acute shortage of ...

India Covid cases drop 31% in 1 week as surge seen ending

NEW DELHI, India: India has reported a continuing decline in Covid infections, including a staggering 31 percent drop in the ...

Poll says many countries across globe see U.S. as danger to democracy

The world has been treated to successive spectacles of national leaders gathering at a G7 Summit in Cornwall and a ...

600,000 people have now tested positive for Covid-19 in UAE

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates reached a grim milestone on Tuesday when the number of Covid-19 cases in ...

Yankees aim to snap Athletics' winning streak

While the New York Yankees were excited about playing in front of a crowd without any capacity restrictions Friday at ...

Hima Das remembers Milkha Singh's words

By Nitin SrivastavaNew Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): Ace Indian sprinter Hima Das on Saturday not only remembered the tips ...

Milkha Singh -- Not just a legend on the field

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): Ace sprinter Milkha Singh was not just a legend on the field, but also ...

Delta variant found in four lions at Vandalur Zoo

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 19 (ANI): The Genome sequencing analysis of four samples taken from lions at the Arignar ...

'You've made young Indians dream of becoming an athlete'

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has expressed ...

Powership company trails corruption claims in its wake

The Turkish company that plans to moor floating power plants at three South African ports has been embroiled in corruption ...

Lacklustre climate targets are a risky proposition for South Africa

Every five years, the Paris Climate Agreement signatories must revisit their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). These NDCs outline what each ...

PODCAST | The Story: Racism rife in South African schools

German private school Deutsche Schule Kapstadt hit the headlines this week after allegations of racism surfaced.Parents and pupils held a ...

Synergies among Af-Pak region, intl group matter of concern

Paris [France], June 19 (ANI): The synergies between regional terrorist groups in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region and the international groups is ...

Man held for impersonating as army officer in Delhi

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): A 40-year-old man was arrested by the Delhi police for impersonating himself as an ...

China counter foreign sanctions by 'Wolf Warrior' diplomacy

Beijing [China], June 19 (ANI): In order to counter new foreign sanctions, China started with 'Wolf Warrior' diplomacy to dissuade ...

Childhood exercise maintains cognitive function in life

Tokyo [Japan], June 19 (ANI): An international research group has illuminated the changes in the brain's neural network and cortex ...

Space agencies congratulate China on manned mission

© Provided by Xinhua "China has made another confident step forward," Roscosmos said, adding that Russia and China will become ...

EAM Jaishankar congratulates UN chief Guterres

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar on Saturday congratulated United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on ...

India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution on Myanmar

New York [US], June 19 (ANI): India on Friday abstained from voting on the UN General Assembly resolution on Myanmar ...

Ryan Preece wins first career NASCAR Truck Series start

Ryan Preece took the lead from Grant Enfinger with seven laps remaining in the Rackley Roofing 200 at Nashville Superspeedway ...

Team Mexico sanctioned over homophobic chant

The Mexico national men's soccer team will have to play its next two games -- World Cup qualifiers -- without ...

Leona Maguire grabs 3-stroke lead at Meijer LPGA Classic

Ireland's Leona Maguire piled up eight birdies and an eagle on her way to an 8-under-par 64 -- tied for ...

Orlando City 'visit' Toronto FC in Orlando

Following a three-week layoff for the international break, Orlando City hits the road for a Saturday night matchup with Toronto ...

Coyotes sign British 2018 draft pick Liam Kirk

The Arizona Coyotes signed forward Liam Kirk of England to a three-year entry-level contract, his agent announced Friday. Kirk was ...

UN special envoy decries violence in Myanmar

New York [US], June 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Some 900 civilians have been killed by security forces in Myanmar since the military ...

EU lifts travel restrictions on US tourists

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): The European Union on Friday lifted travel restrictions on American travelers along with over ...

NASCAR reinstates suspended Hendrick Motorsports spotter

NASCAR reinstated spotter Eddie D'Hondt on Friday, about three weeks after he was suspended indefinitely following an arrest in North ...

UNHCR Delegation Visits South Sudan Amid More Aid Worker Attacks

MABAN, SOUTH SUDAN, JUBA - The head of a high-level U.N. refugee agency (UNHCR) delegation visiting a refugee camp in ...

UN Calls for Halt of Weapons to Myanmar

NEW YORK - The U.N. General Assembly on Friday called for a stop to the flow of arms to Myanmar ...

Biden warns of 'potentially deadlier' delta variant

Washington [US], June 19 (ANI): Cautioning Americans against the highly transmissible delta variant that appears to be "particularly dangerous" for ...

Iranians Vote in Presidential Election Marked by Low Turnout

Iranians are voting Friday in a presidential election marked by low turnout.Iran's semiofficial Fars news agency reported that 37% of ...

President Kovind, Union Ministers condole demise of Milkha

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, on Saturday, condoled the ...

Ruben Dias urges Portugal to end Germany curse and book last-16 berth

Ruben Dias has urged his Portugal team-mates to build on a strong start at Euro 2020 by beating Germany on ...

Lacklustre England held as resilient Scotland make their point

England missed a chance to book their place in the last 16 at Euro 2020 as Scotland kept their own ...

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As machine orders jump, Japan sees sharpest rise in exports since 1980

TOKYO, Japan: Exports from Japan have registered the fastest growth since May 1980, as inoculations against the Covid infection revved ...

U.S. stocks dive on inflation fears, greenback stars on fx markets

NEW YORK, New York - Inflation fears punctured U.S. stocks on Friday with the industrial indices having their worst day ...

Study confirms U.S. vacation homes sold fast during Covid lockdown

CHICAGO, Illinois: The sales of vacation homes grew at twice the rate of other homes during the Covid pandemic.In a ...

Land Rover to test hydrogen as alternative to electric batteries

WHITLEY, Great Britain: To offer more zero-emissions car options, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will begin tests on a hydrogen fuel-cell ...

U.S. dollar in demand in Asia, stocks and bonds on the nose

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little moved on Friday as bond yields rose and the U.S. along ...

Merkel aide says government will no longer require work from home

BERLIN, Germany: Germany will end rules in June that required companies to allow employees to work from home during the ...

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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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