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World heading for 'catastrophic' rise in temperatures

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years ...

France announces death of Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president 1974-81

PARIS, France, December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president of France from 1974 to 1981 and a key actor in ...

People magazine reveals 'People of the Year'

A celebration of 2020? Many might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to what has ...

Investigation in U.S. mounted into bribery for pardons claims

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a potential crime involving bribery and presidential pardons, according to court documents unsealed ...

Barr says no evidence of fraud changing election result

WASHINGTON, DC - Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud ...

Attack on farms in Nigerian village leaves 110 farmers dead

At least 110 people are feared dead in a weekend attack on farmers in the northeast part of Nigeria blamed ...

Vikas Swarup to participate in UNGA

New York [US], December 3 (ANI): Vikas Swarup, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of India is participating in ...

Birmingham Phoenix retain eight players

Edgbaston [UK], December 3 (ANI): Birmingham Phoenix have retained eight players including overseas signing Adam Zampa and Ashleigh Gardner ahead ...

'Tehran has right to reduce JCPOA commitment'

Genoa [Italy], December 3 (ANI/Sputnik): As European signatories of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) fail to comply with ...

Rijiju attends session on 29th World Disability Day

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): The Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Thursday attended a ...

IPL looks to add 2 new teams for 2021

The Indian cricket board will discuss adding two new teams to the Indian Premier League (IPL), the world's richest T20 ...

How a flu virus shut down the US economy in 1872 - by infecting horses

In 1872 the U.S. economy was growing as the young nation industrialized and expanded westward. Then in the autumn, a ...

Pakistan linking Kulbhushan Jadhav with a case

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): India on Thursday blamed Pakistan for linking Kulbhushan Jadhav with another prisoner case. "Pakistan ...

United Nations to Convene Special Session on Pandemic Response

More than 100 world leaders and high-ranking government officials will convene a two-day virtual special session of the United Nations ...

COVID Pushing Least Developed Countries Over Edge, UN Says

GENEVA - The U.N. Conference on Trade and Development reports the COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on most ...

Revealed: The cost of the pandemic on world's poorest countries

More than 32 million of the world's poorest people face being pulled back into extreme poverty because of COVID-19, leading ...

European stocks slip on poor data

Europe's equity markets slipped Thursday on survey data indicating the region's economy continued to be battered by coronavirus fallout, despite ...

United Nations to Convene Special Pandemic Response Session

More than 100 world leaders and high-ranking government officials will convene a two-day virtual special session of the United Nations ...

Fiji glad to be back for Georgia in Autumn Nations Cup

Fiji coach Vern Cotter said getting on the pitch would be "an achievement in itself" as he named his side ...

Speaker Velasco supports climate emergency declaration

BOAC, Marinduque, Dec. 3 (PIA) -- House Speaker Lord Allan Velasco on Sunday said he fully supports the declaration of ...

Phase VIII of Vande Bharat Mission extended

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Anurag Srivastava on Thursday informed that the Phase ...

Alonso to drive Renault at end-of-season Abu Dhabi test

Enstone [UK], December 3 (ANI): Fernando Alonso will get his hands on Renault's 2020-spec Formula 1 car at one-day end-of-season ...

Former Vuelta winner Aru signs for South African cycling team

The 2015 Vuelta a Espana winner Fabio Aru on Thursday joined South Africa's only elite World Tour team, Qhubeka Assos, ...

China must stop 'wishful thinking' over US

Beijing [China], December 3 (ANI): A leading Chinese foreign relations expert opined that China must stop 'wishful thinking' about the ...

Excited times ahead for Indian hockey: Jarmanpreet

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 3 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team defender Jarmanpreet Singh believes that every member of the squad ...

About 18% of Olympic tickets to be refunded

The illuminated Olympic rings, Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower are seen at Tokyo Bay area, in Tokyo, Japan, Dec. 1, ...

Kenya's tourist arrivals drop by 72 pct in 10 months amid COVID-19

Tourists travel at Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, Oct. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Yan) Tourist arrivals through all ...

Grattan on Friday: China plays reverse 'poke the bear'

In the moment, Scott Morrison's angry denunciation of the offensive Chinese tweet about alleged Australian war crimes seemed a reasonable ...

Baloch, Pashtun struggle similar to East Pakistan's separation

New Delhi [India] , December 3 (ANI): On December 3, 1971 around 4 pm, Gen Yahya Khan left the President's ...

Van der Dussen breaks into Top 10, Malan remains No 1 in T20 rankings

Proteas batsman Rassie van der Dussen has moved to a career-best fifth position on the ICC T20 rankings.Van der Dussen ...

England captain Morgan defends use of signals from team balcony

England one-day captain Eoin Morgan said on Thursday that he would continue to make use of signals from the team ...

Ravi Kumar, Deepak Punia to represent India in WWC

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Ravi Kumar and Deepak Punia are among the 24 wrestlers who will be representing ...

Max Estates leases 62,500 sq ft office space to Yes Bank

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Max Estates, a subsidiary of Max Ventures and Industries Ltd, on Thursday announced leasing ...

Awareness on the issue of Child Sexual Abuse

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 3 (ANI/PRNewswire): NGOs, Corporates, Government bodies, Schools and Institutions across the country and around the world ...

6th virtual India-CLMV Business Conclave begins

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry in partnership with the Union ministry of commerce and ...

First T20I between India-Australia on Friday

Canberra [Australia], December 3 (ANI): After securing a consolation win in the third and final ODI against Australia, Virat Kohli ...

Crime networks may target COVID vaccines: Interpol

Lyon [France], December 3 (ANI): As the countries gear up to vaccinate the masses against coronavirus, Interpol has issued a ...

Tendulkar pens emotional note for coach Achrekar

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Former India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar remembered his childhood coach Ramakant Achrekar and paid an ...

Go with your kids on a virtual world tour

New Delhi [India] December 3 (ANI/Mediawire): The financial challenges people are now facing may have an unintended effect on their ...

What would World War 3 actually look like

Humans will be far away from the front line, with machines taking over and fighting our battles for us. Meanwhile, ...

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New Zealand announces nine new Coronavirus cases, 5 of them historical

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported nine new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Thursday. ...

World heading for 'catastrophic' rise in temperatures

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years ...

France announces death of Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president 1974-81

PARIS, France, December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president of France from 1974 to 1981 and a key actor in ...

People magazine reveals 'People of the Year'

A celebration of 2020? Many might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to what has ...

Investigation in U.S. mounted into bribery for pardons claims

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a potential crime involving bribery and presidential pardons, according to court documents unsealed ...

Barr says no evidence of fraud changing election result

WASHINGTON, DC - Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud ...

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