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Bill would spend millions to ensure U.S. tech superiority over China

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will conduct hearings this week on a bipartisan bill aimed at boosting programs ...

Infections, deaths drop 60 percent in UK due to vaccinations, lockdown

LONDON, England: Research has shown that COVID-19 infections have dropped some 60 percent in March in Britain, as the nationwide ...

Radio Free Europe faces $1 million fines from Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: - Radio Free Europe has been fined $70,000 by a Russian court.The Russian move was part of a ...

Turkey arrest former admirals who pan Erdoan's "crazy" canal project

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey has arrested ten former admirals who criticized a government plan to build a canal to the Mediterranean ...

23% of U.S. elderly need to be vaccinated, says White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has voiced concern over the slowing pace of senior citizens, aged 65 and older, who ...

To date, Italy has suffered 3.75 million cases of Covid, says official

ROME, Italy: As Covid-19 rages throughout Europe, Italy recorded 344 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday and 718 the day before. However, ...

China maintains pressure on Taiwan with air incursions

TAIPEI, Taiwan: China has again sent fighter jets into Taiwan's air defense zone, causing Taiwan to launch its own jets ...

Italian demonstrators gather at parliament, block roads over lockdown

ROME, Italy: Italian restaurant owners clashed with police earlier this week during a demonstration outside Parliament in Rome, as they ...

EU medical official says link between AstraZeneca and blood clots

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A senior European medical official has said that there is a "clear link" between the use of the ...

India has sent COVID-19 vaccines to over 80 countries: PM

New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI): India has supplied COVID-19 vaccines to over 80 countries despite "many constraints" and will ...

Twins, Red Sox to play on Tuesday

The Minnesota Twins and Boston Red Sox will play their scheduled game on Tuesday afternoon at Target Field. The decision ...

Only BJP can stop infiltration in Bengal, says Amit Shah

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) [India], April 13 (ANI): Taking a swipe at BJP's main political opponents in West Bengal, ...

COVID-19: South Africa emerging women's team tests negative

Dhaka [Bangladesh], April 13 (ANI): Five members of South Africa emerging women's team, who had tested positive for coronavirus, have ...

UEFA Calls On Serbia To Investigate Alleged Match-Fixing

UEFA, the governing body of soccer in Europe, has asked the Serbian Football Association (FSS) to investigate alleged match-fixing.FSS spokesman ...

Iran Urged To Halt Execution Of Man Convicted Of Raping Child

Amnesty International has called on Iran to halt the execution of a man sentenced to death for the rape of ...

Ukraine Says Russia Ignoring Calls For Dialogue Amid Rising Tensions

Ukraine says it has requested talks with Russia to discuss escalating tensions in eastern Ukraine but has yet to receive ...

In Latest Salvo Against Media, Belarus Takes Euronews Off The Air

MINSK -- Belarusian authorities have stopped the European news network Euronews from broadcasting inside the country amid a campaign to ...

Tsikhanouskaya Associates Reject Charges As Trial Starts In Belarus

HOMEL, Belarus -- Four associates of Belarusian opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya have pleaded not guilty to charges of organizing protests ...

India Approves Russia's Sputnik COVID Vaccine

India has granted emergency use authorization for Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, giving the nation of 1.3 billion people a ...

Proteas star Lizelle Lee voted ICC Player-of-the-Month for March

The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the introduction of the monthly awards, which will "recognise and celebrate the best performances ...

Pasha 103: Insights from female breadwinners in South Africa

In South Africa, about 6 million households have women as the breadwinners - about 38% of all homes. Many of ...

Nearly a million going hungry in conflict-hit Mozambique, UN says

The WFP says 950 000 people are hungry in Mozambique and is appealing to donors for $82 million to confront ...

70 out-of-school youth join Young Pathways Orientation

DAVAO CITY, April 13 (PIA) - Seventy out-of-school youth from the districts of Tibungco and Bunawan underwent orientation to opportunities ...

Muslims Mark Ramadan Amid Virus Surge and Renewed Curbs

MECCA, SAUDI ARABIA - Muslims in many parts of the world marked the start of Ramadan on Tuesday, but a ...

India Approves Russian Vaccine Amid Pandemic Second Wave

NEW DELHI - India has approved Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for emergency use against COVID-19 as the country battles a ...

Trade Picks Up on Cameroon-Nigeria Border, Despite Boko Haram

AMCHIDE, CAMEROON - Officials in Cameroon and Nigeria say economic activity has gradually resumed along their border, despite the continued ...

BCCI invites application for India women's head coach post

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 13 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited application for the ...

e-SANTA to connect aqua farmers, buyers: Govt

New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday virtually inaugurated e-SANTA, an electronic ...

25 Chinese warplanes enter Taiwanese air defence zone

Taipei [Taiwan], April 13 (ANI): Taiwan has reported the biggest incursion by Chinese warplanes as over two dozen Chinese aircrafts ...

India A men's tour of England postponed

London [UK], April 13 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Board of Control for Cricket in ...

China urges Turkey to reverse decision on ETIM terrorist

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, April 13 (Xinhua) -- China urges Turkey to face up to Abudukadir Yapuquan's essence as ...

Pak: Upsurge in infections, slow vaccination pace

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 13 (ANI): The Pakistani government is facing double trouble as hospital beds are filling up amid a ...

Offender DNA database will be strong deterrent

New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): As the country debates and scrutinizes the merits of instituting a national databank ...

England's Archer back training but IPL stint uncertain

England fast bowler Jofra Archer has been cleared to return to training, it was announced on Tuesday, after he had ...

UN fears Myanmar could be heading towards 'full-blown' conflict

At least 710 civilians have been killed as of late Monday.Myanmar's military seized power on 1 February.Military attacks sent a ...

Turkmenistan: Down in the dumps

State statisticians in Turkmenistan may not be reliable or transparent, but they are consistent.At a cabinet meeting devoted to the ...

Floating solar farms could cool down lakes threatened by climate change

Solar power is now the cheapest source of electricity in history, according to a 2020 report by the International Energy ...

White Sox host Indians in showdown of aces

One week after earning his first victory of the season, well-rested Chicago White Sox right-hander Lucas Giolito is geared up ...

Doctor integralist Biprajit Parbat talks about his book

New Delhi [India], April 13 (ANI/Digpu): The COVID-19 pandemic and its burden on humanity has impressed upon us the good ...

Hero Motors unveils new plant at Hi-Tech Cycle Valley

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], April 13 (ANI): Punjab Industries Minister Sunder Sham Arora on Tuesday inaugurated new plant of Hero Motors ...

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Airbus increases deliveries as travel revives in US, China

LEIDEN, Netherlands: Airbus reported a surprise surge in deliveries in March and a slight increase in deliveries in the first ...

Stocks in Asia little moved, U.S. dollar has mixed day

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia were mixed on Tuesday, with a positive bias although moves in either direction ...

Levi reports online sales takes place of retail during pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Denim manufacturer Levi Strauss reported better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter ended February 28 and raised its ...

U.S. stocks take a breather, profit-taking blamed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks took a breather on Monday after last week's relentless rises which took the ...

Final vote shows 71% of Amazon voters oppose joining union

BESSEMER, Alabama: Amazon.com employees have voted against union representation at a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. The final count showed 71 ...

Hwy 1 at world famous Big Sur to reopen after landslide

BIG SUR, California: Following a two month closure of California's famed Highway 1 along scenic Big Sur, the roadway is ...

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