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First and possibly last presidential debate, a debacle

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The future of presidential debates in the United States is up in the air after a chaotic, ...

Continued militarization of America feeding into racial tensions

The sculpture "Stand Tall, Stand Loud", conceived by the African American artist Aaron Bell, whose father once was a prominent ...

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah is dead at age of 91

KUWAIT City, KUWAIT - Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has passed away on Tuesday in a hospital in ...

Trump nominees soon to dominate Supreme Court if he is re-elected

In the hours after U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, shocked Americans speculated about whether or not Republican ...

United States considering walking away from embassy in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Iraq - The United States is threatening to close its embassy in Baghdad amid frustrations over attacks by Shi'ite ...

Trump wants Biden to be tested for drugs prior to debate

WASHINGTON, DC, September 28 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has once again suggested that he and Democratic presidential nominee Joe ...

Kolkata crush Royals to win big in IPL

Indian quicks Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti Wednesday led Kolkata Knight Riders to a big IPL win after the franchise ...

Pakistan a death trap for minorities: India at UNHRC

Geneva [Switzerland], September 30 (ANI): Slamming the "fabricated words" presented by Pakistan, India on Wednesday at the United Nations Human ...

Lukaku, Hakimi spark as five-goal Inter see off Benevento

Romelu Lukaku scored twice, the first within 30 seconds and Achraf Hakimi impressed on his debut start as Inter Milan ...

The key to peace in the Lake Chad area is water, not military action

Lake Chad is an extremely shallow water body in the Sahel. It was once the world's sixth largest inland water ...

UN Chief: $35B Needed to Expand Global Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

NEW YORK - The U.N. secretary-general appealed to the international community Wednesday for $35 billion to rapidly fund equitable global ...

Pompeo Calls on Vatican to Reconsider Bishops Deal With Beijing

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting with officials in Rome where he highlighted the plight of persecuted religious ...

Five COVID customs which emerged during lockdown

For many people, the word "folklore" is synonymous with the past: beliefs at odds with contemporary society; myth and legend, ...

Former Wimbledon finalist Bouchard 'grateful to have a job'

Former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard said she was "so grateful to have a job" in the wake of the coronavirus ...

Icasa set to publish long-awaited invitations to apply for spectrum

Telecommunication companies will soon be able to submit applications for spectrum, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa), announced ...

Report: London Spitfire releasing entire roster

The London Spitfire are in the process of releasing their entire roster and coaching staff as part of a pivot ...

Large class sizes during the coronavirus pandemic are a triple whammy

Formulating school and childcare centre reopening plans in North America this fall has been a daunting task, as both the ...

Pompeo warns Italy PM of risks involved in doing business with China

Rome [Italy], September 30 (ANI): US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Wednesday warned Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte the ...

IPL 13: Uthappa accidentally applies saliva on the ball against KKR

Dubai [UAE], September 30 (ANI): In the ongoing match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders, Robin Uthappa was spotted ...

Injured Bale left out of Wales squad

Gareth Bale has been left out of the Wales squad for their forthcoming matches as the on-loan Tottenham forward recovers ...

Kipchoge, Bekele coy on London Marathon world record bid

Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele -- the two fastest marathon runners of all time -- said there were too many ...

Barkley hopes Villa move will revive England career

England international Ross Barkley hopes his move to Aston Villa on a season-long loan from Chelsea will revitalise his chances ...

The rise and fall of Super Rugby, in 6 stages

South Africa's decision to pull its teams out of Super Rugby and head north to the PRO14 effectively brought the ...

Springbok camp 'safe and secure' despite positive Covid case

Mzwandile Stick, national assistant and coach of Team Green for this weekend's Springbok showdown, has reiterated that SA Rugby's Covid-19 ...

German Chancellor Imposes New COVID-19 Restrictions

After consulting with Germany's 16 regional governors, German Chancellor Angela Merkel Wednesday announced new restrictions on the size of gatherings ...

WHO Vows Action Against Perpetrators of Sexual Abuse in DR Congo

GENEVA - The World Health Organization has vowed to take action against anyone found guilty of sexually exploiting or abusing ...

Pompeo Calls on Vatican to Reconsider Deal With Beijing

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed to advocate for persecuted religious minorities in China while calling on the Vatican ...

Net claims of NRIs stood at USD 345.7 billion at end-June 2020: RBI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 30 (ANI): The net claims of non-residents of India declined for the fourth consecutive quarter and ...

COVID-19 reminds people of interdependence between man and nature: Xi

Workers of the Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources fight a fire in Manicore, the state of ...

Actual COVID-19 death toll certainly higher than 1 million: WHO

Geneva [Switzerland], September 30 (ANI): Director-General of World Health Organisation (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday said that the actual ...

IPL 13: Shah Rukh Khan in stands as KKR compete against RR

Dubai [UAE], September 30 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) co-owner Shah Rukh Khan on Wednesday came to the Dubai International ...

Xi vows greater contributions to meeting Paris Agreement objectives

Herons are silhouetted against the setting sun at a conservation base for migratory birds by the Poyang Lake in east ...

Xi Focus: Xi shares China's experience in biodiversity governance

Several red-crowned cranes are pictured at a breeding center for crane species in Panjin, northeast China's Liaoning Province, May 9, ...

Xi Focus: Xi calls for effectively reversing biodiversity loss

Aerial photo taken on Sept. 24, 2020 shows the view of an ecological park in Cixian County of Handan City, ...

Xi stresses finding development opportunities while preserving nature

Photo taken on Sept. 26, 2020 from a helicopter shows a view of Mingxinba Village by the Tuojiang River in ...

Kevin Hart, wife Eniko Parrish welcome baby girl

Washington [US], September 30 (ANI): American actor Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish are now parents to a baby girl. The ...

IS expanding in S Asia under Pakistan's patronage, say experts

Geneva [Switzerland], September 30 (ANI): After the fall of the caliphate in Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State is fast ...

Indian Embassy in Madagascar to become solar-powered on October 2

Antananarivo [Madagascar], September 30 (ANI): On the occasion of the grand finale of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma ...

Praxis Media Group announces winners

New Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Praxis Media in association with Quality Congress announced the prestigious National Quality Excellence ...

OYO Hotels elevates key leaders

New Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI/NewsVoir): OYO HotelsHomes, one of the world's leading hotel chains today announced four key elevations ...

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Continued militarization of America feeding into racial tensions

The sculpture "Stand Tall, Stand Loud", conceived by the African American artist Aaron Bell, whose father once was a prominent ...

Trump nominees soon to dominate Supreme Court if he is re-elected

In the hours after U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, shocked Americans speculated about whether or not Republican ...

Colts cut QB Kelly; TE Burton, DT Day return

The Indianapolis Colts released quarterback Chad Kelly from the practice squad Wednesday while also getting tight end Trey Burton and ...

Report: Bucs WR Godwin out at least one game

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to be without wide receiver Chris Godwin for Sunday's home game against the Los ...

Astros aim to extend Twins' playoff misery with sweep

After watching his team push across three unearned runs in the ninth inning to pull out a 4-1 victory over ...

White Sox poised to deal A's another early exit

The Chicago White Sox get an opportunity to continue the Oakland Athletics' postseason woes and send the American League West ...

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