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U.K. Space Command begins task of protecting from threats in space

LONDON, England: Following the United States, Britain has created a military space command to supervise activities in space, Britain's Ministry ...

Europeans evacuate 394 migrants from boat on Mediterranean

TUNIS, Tunisia: Some 394 migrants were rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday.The Sea-Watch 3 ...

Air leak causes drop in pressure in International Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: Staffs on Earth and in the International Space Station are working to correct a drop in air pressure, ...

U.S. sanctions Cuba police, leaders after July protests

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States added additional sanctions on the Cuban police force and its leaders on Friday, following the ...

U.S. seizes tanker, seeks owner for bypassing North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United Sates has seized a tanker that it said was assisting North Korea in evading sanctions. In ...

New Samoa Prime Minister cancels $100 million Chinese port project

APIA, Samoa: The new prime minister of the island nation of Samoa has said she will cancel a Chinese-financed port ...

Fearing China, Philippines signs pact to return U.S. troops

MANILA, Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has invited U.S. troops to return to bases the Americans only recently evacuated.U.S. Secretary ...

Biden seeks to set example as he urges employees to become vaccinated

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden has announced that millions of federal workers will either need to show proof of having ...

YouTube takes action against Australian broadcaster, ACMA silent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - ACMA, the Australian Communications Media Authority has been sidelined by the U.S. social media giant YouTube.ACMA, ...

German woman walked around for weeks with winning $39M ticket

BERLIN, Germany: A German woman walked around with a winning $39 million lottery ticket in her purse for weeks before ...

Rising soccer star, 16, dies after car crash in Netherlands

IJSSELSTEIN, Netherlands - Up-and-coming football talent Noah Gesser and his teenage brother have been killed in a head-on collision.Ajax's 16-year ...

Chinese threats push forward discussions on U.S.-Vietnam ties

HANOI, Vietnam: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with government officials in Vietnam on Thursday to discuss deepening security in ...

Afghanistan: UN mission demands end to fighting as Taliban advance

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday called for an immediate end to fighting in urban areas, as ...

Afghan Foreign Minister speaks to Jaishankar

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 4 (ANI): Afghanistan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar called on his Indian counterpart Dr S Jaishankar on ...

Iran Supreme Leader Endorses Hard-line Protege as President

TEHRAN, IRAN - Iran's supreme leader officially endorsed his hard-line protege as the nation's next president on Tuesday, just two ...

UN Torture Widespread in Iraqi Detention Centers

GENEVA - The United Nations accused the government of Iraq of the widespread torture of detainees held in the country's ...

Pakistan fails to reconstruct schools damaged in 2005

Islamabad [Pakistan] August 4 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday slammed the government for not constructing the schools ...

The Hiroshima Panels are a remarkable artistic exploration of trauma

On August 6, 1945, the US military obliterated Hiroshima with the world's first deployed nuclear bomb. Several days later, artist ...

UN chief underlines commitment to justice for Yazidis in Iraq

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the Iraqi authorities to swiftly implement a new law to assist Yazidi survivors of ISIL ...

UN: Fighting Displaces 200,000 in Ethiopia's Amhara Region

ADDIS ABABA - United Nations aid chief Martin Griffiths said on Tuesday 200,000 people have been displaced by fighting in ...

UN concerned about worsening humanitarian situation in Lebanon

© Provided by Xinhua Lebanon is grappling with an economic and financial meltdown, COVID-19, the disastrous impact and aftermath of ...

Israeli PM urges global action against Iran over tanker attack

© Provided by Xinhua Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned that Israel is able to "act alone" against Iran over ...

UN chief welcomes IMF allocation of SDRs to boost liquidity

© Provided by Xinhua "The secretary-general notes that it will be important for the economies who do not need this ...

Lithuania Begins Turning Back Migrants At Belarusian Border

Border guards in EU-member Lithuania have begun turning back illegal migrants attempting to enter the country from neighboring Belarus, as ...

Why Accra's property boom hasn't produced affordable housing

African cities are among the fastest growing in the world, leading to rising demand for urban housing. Housing policies promoted ...

Five ways Uganda's health teams provided HIV care in lockdown

Uganda is currently in a partial country-wide lockdown. The "second wave" of coronavirus infections has been especially unforgiving. There is ...

PGA Tour announces 2021-22 schedule, collaboration with Euro Tour

The PGA Tour released its 2021-22 season schedule on Tuesday, also announcing new details of its collaboration with the European ...

Latin Americans face a stubborn pay gap in Canada, data shows

Latinos constitute a mosaic of nationalities and cultures, and there are one million of them living in Canada.Just over 92,000 ...

Dwayne Bravo plays his final T20I match 'in the Caribbean'

Georgetown [Guyana], August 3 (ANI): Dwayne Bravo, the two-time T20I World Champion, on Tuesday announced that today's match against Pakistan ...

'Transition in Afghanistan has sharpened terror challenge'

New Delhi, [India], August 3 (ANI): Noting that transition being witnessed in Afghanistan and the warfare that has yet again ...

UN chief underlines commitment to justice for Iraq's Yazidi community

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the Iraqi authorities to swiftly implement a new law to assist Yazidi survivors of ISIL ...

Kohli says more players could follow Stokes' mental health example

India captain Virat Kohli believes more players could follow the example of England all-rounder Ben Stokes unless gaps are created ...

Bangladesh skittle Australia to win 1st T20

Spinner Nasum Ahmed claimed four wickets as Bangladesh defended 131 to beat Australia for the first time in Twenty20 internationals ...

FIFA hand year suspension to former CAF head Hayatou

FIFA's ethics committee on Tuesday handed a year ban from football-related activities to former African Football Confederation (CAF) president Issa ...

Missing Belarus dissident found hanged in Ukraine park

Police in Ukraine have opened a murder probe after a dissident was found hanging in a park.Supporters accuse the regime ...

Half of EU vaccinated as Covid-19 returns to China's Wuhan

All 11 million people in Wuhan will be tested for coronavirus after a fresh outbreak.Meanwhile half of the European Union's ...

Lions prop Kyle Sinckler free to play after escaping biting charge

British and Irish Lions prop Kyle Sinckler has been cleared of foul play and will play in Saturday's third Test ...

FBI to help recover money from SA crypto firm Mirror Trading

US investigators joined an investigation into Mirror Trading International, seen as 2020's biggest cryptocurrency scam, to help liquidators of the ...

New method to detect impact of sea level rise

Canberra [Australia], August 3 (ANI): University of Adelaide scientists have developed a new simple, inexpensive and fast method to analyse ...

Pak diplomat calls on to stop Islamabad support to Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 3 (ANI): Pakistani diplomat Husain Haqqani has called on the international community to not ignore Islamabad's terrorist ...

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Haiti Supreme Court judge in hiding, wanted in killing of president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: Haitian police on Friday accused former Supreme Court judge Wendelle Coq-Thelot of having met with Colombian mercenaries accused ...

U.K. Space Command begins task of protecting from threats in space

LONDON, England: Following the United States, Britain has created a military space command to supervise activities in space, Britain's Ministry ...

Europeans evacuate 394 migrants from boat on Mediterranean

TUNIS, Tunisia: Some 394 migrants were rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday.The Sea-Watch 3 ...

Air leak causes drop in pressure in International Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: Staffs on Earth and in the International Space Station are working to correct a drop in air pressure, ...

U.S. sanctions Cuba police, leaders after July protests

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States added additional sanctions on the Cuban police force and its leaders on Friday, following the ...

U.S. seizes tanker, seeks owner for bypassing North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United Sates has seized a tanker that it said was assisting North Korea in evading sanctions. In ...

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