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U.S. doctors' groups endorse COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women

CHICAGO, Illinois: All pregnant women should receive Covid vaccines, according to two major U.S. obstetricians' groups.Citing data collected from tens ...

Protests in France to block use of Covid health pass

PARIS, France: Thousands of people in Paris and other French cities protested against the introduction of a mandatory COVID-19 health ...

Deadline for UN pledges on greenhouse gases missed by China, India

BERLIN, Germany: China and India missed a U.N. deadline to submit new plans detailing how they will reduce greenhouse gas ...

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 ...

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 ...

'Proper first-aid vital in accidents'

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): With India accounting for the highest number of deaths due to road accidents, the ...

Avantha Group promoter Gautam Thapar send to ED custody

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): A Delhi court on Wednesday remanded Avantha Group promoter Gautam Thapar to one-day Enforcement ...

Report: Dodgers agree to deal with LHP Cole Hamels

The Los Angeles Dodgers and free-agent left-hander Cole Hamels have agreed on a deal, MLB Network reported on Wednesday. Per ...

Kawai gives Japan first gold in wrestling at Tokyo Games

© Provided by Xinhua TOKYO, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Japan claimed its first gold in wrestling at the Tokyo Olympic ...

Urgent: Poland's Nowicki wins men's hammer throw at Tokyo Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua TOKYO, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Wojciech Nowicki of Poland won the men's hammer throw gold medal ...

Canada's Andre de Grasse wins men's 200m title at Tokyo Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua TOKYO, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Canada's Andre de Grasse claimed the men's 200m gold medal at ...

Wildfire continues to rage near Athens, dozens of houses damaged

© Provided by Xinhua The fire, which broke out on Tuesday in a dense pine forest area in the northern ...

Nicholas Hoult to star in 'Renfield'

Washington [US], August 4 (ANI): American actor Nicholas Hoult has been roped in to star in Universal's upcoming monster movie ...

UN mission urges Lebanon, Israel to stop fire after rocket

Beirut [Lebanon], August 4 (ANI/Xinhua): The UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) urged on Wednesday Lebanon and Israel to cease ...

School disruption in UK amid COVID-19 pandemic worst since WWII: report

© Provided by Xinhua UK's failure to make contingency plans for schools and exams in the summer of 2020 was ...

'Govt sleeps, nation weeps', says Bilawal

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 4 (ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday blamed the Imran Khan-led government ...

'Alarmed by violence against children in Afghanistan'

New York [US], August 4 (ANI): UNICEF is alarmed by the escalating violence against children in Afghanistan, UNICEF Afghanistan Representative ...

WHO calls for moratorium on booster COVID-19 vaccine shots

Geneva [Switzerland], August 4 (ANI): WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said the global body is calling for a moratorium ...

Report: Dodgers close to deal with LHP Cole Hamels

The Los Angeles Dodgers and free-agent left-hander Cole Hamels are closing in on a deal, MLB Network reported on Wednesday. ...

Indo-Russia training exercise begins in Russia

Volgograd [Russia], August 4 (ANI): The India-Russia joint training Exercise INDRA 2021 commenced at Prudboy Ranges, Volgograd on Wednesday with ...

Taliban won't be recognized until they stop atrocities

Washington [US], August 4 (ANI): US secretary of state Antony Blinken has said that the Taliban's demands from the International ...

Rita Ora, Taika Waititi make red-carpet debut

Washington [US], August 4 (ANI): Singer-songwriter Rita Ora and filmmaker Taika Waititi made their romance official at the 'Suicide Squad ...

'Cinderella' new poster

Washington [US], August 4 (ANI): A day after piquing the interests of fans by releasing the much-awaited trailer of Camila ...

APEDA signs MoU with UAS for Agri Exports boost in India

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) on Wednesday, signed a ...

Eden Realty unveils Vision 2025

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], August 4 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Eden Realty Group, one of the leading real estate developers of Eastern ...

MCC to honour women's cricket great Heyhoe Flint with Lord's gate

England women's cricket great Rachael Heyhoe Flint is to have a gate at Lord's, the home of cricket, named after ...

EU seals deal with Novavax for up to 200 million Covid-19 vaccines

The European Commission has approved a supply contract with US firm Novavax for the purchase of up to 200 million ...

Lebanon fires two rockets at Israel, drawing Israeli retaliation

Lebanon has fired two rockets at Israel.Israel, in turn, has responded with artillery fire.The skirmishes are part of regional tension ...

Rwanda sends 300 troops for UN mission in Central African Republic

Rwanda has sent 300 troops to reinforce United Nations peacekeepers in the Central African Republic, where they will help protect ...

AIFF to convene 15-day national camp for Blue Tigers

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday set out the Indian National Team's football ...

hummel, the Danish Sport Style Brand signs

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI/NewsVoir): Danish sportswear brand hummel has confirmed a new partnership with Odisha FC, ahead of ...

MRIIRS and University of Waikato partner to offer

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI/NewsVoir): Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies, Delhi NCR (formerly known as Manav ...

Court orders church to pay transgender woman R600 000 in damages

The Equality Court has awarded a transgender woman R600 000 in damages.Karabo Ndlovu was made to undress in a public ...

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Wildfires, high temperatures strike Sicily, Italy

Catania, Sicily: Italian firefighters are battling wildfires in Sicily for a second consecutive day.The fires reached the town of Catania ...

U.S. doctors' groups endorse COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women

CHICAGO, Illinois: All pregnant women should receive Covid vaccines, according to two major U.S. obstetricians' groups.Citing data collected from tens ...

Protests in France to block use of Covid health pass

PARIS, France: Thousands of people in Paris and other French cities protested against the introduction of a mandatory COVID-19 health ...

Deadline for UN pledges on greenhouse gases missed by China, India

BERLIN, Germany: China and India missed a U.N. deadline to submit new plans detailing how they will reduce greenhouse gas ...

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 ...

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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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