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Montenegrin Parliament Opens Debate On New Cabinet

PODGORICA -- Montenegro's parliament has opened debate on the cabinet of newly appointed Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic, the first government ...

Fourteen healthcare start-ups win innovation challenge

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 2 (ANI/PRNewswire): India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre virtually announced the winners of the Innovation challenge, that aimed ...

China Spacecraft Collects Moon Samples to Take Back to Earth

BEIJING - A Chinese spacecraft took samples of the moon's surface Wednesday as part of a mission to bring lunar ...

How the new Call of Duty game reimagines Russian bad guys

The video game 'Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War', released in November 2020, offers the most insane Cold War ...

Factbox: The Young Hong Kong Trio Jailed Over Protests

Three prominent Hong Kong activists were jailed on Wednesday after pleading guilty to inciting an "illegal assembly" outside the city's ...

Tuchel wants PSG to be 'vigilant' against Manchester United

Paris [France], December 2 (ANI): Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) manager Thomas Tuchel said that his side has to stay 'vigilant' at ...

UK authorises use of Pfizer, BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): The United Kingdom on Wednesday became the first country in the world to authorise use ...

Thai golfer Kiradech returns in Mexico from Covid-19 layoff

Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat returns to the PGA Tour on Thursday at the Mayakoba Classic after testing positive for Covid-19 last ...

Germany reports 17,270 new COVID-19 cases

Berlin [Germany], December 2 (ANI/Xinhua): Germany has reported 17,270 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the ...

Feature: Turkish shadow play uplifts spirits during pandemic

A shadow play was staged for children in a theater in Ankara, capital of Turkey on Nov. 30, 2020. (Xinhua/Mustafa ...

NATO Foreign Ministers Discuss 'Aggressive' Russia, Reforms

A report presented to NATO foreign ministers on December 1 says the alliance must adapt to deal with new threats, ...

Russia Deploys Air-Defense Missiles To Disputed Kurile Islands

The Russian military has announced the deployment of advanced air-defense missiles to the Kurile Islands claimed by Japan.The S-300V4 air-defense ...

Epic map win helps Heroic advance at DreamHack Winter EU

Heroic advanced to the playoffs of the DreamHack Masters Winter 2020: Europe event thanks in part to a quadruple-overtime map ...

NATO Ministers Discuss Reforms, Russia At Virtual Meeting

A report presented to NATO foreign ministers on December 1 says the alliance must adapt to deal with new threats, ...

Edinburgh on Springboks' itinerary for November 2021

The Springboks will play Scotland as part of their end-of-year Test tour to Europe in 2021.This is one of three ...

Uyghur businessman pleads for search of his missing son

Ankara [Turkey], December 2 (ANI): Amid China's attempts to refute reports of atrocities on Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang, Abdurahman Hasan, ...

Shock add Glister to bolstered lineup

The San Francisco Shock, the two-time defending Overwatch League champions, signed DPS player Lim "Glister" Gil-seong on Tuesday for the ...

Five Killed When Car Plows into Pedestrian Zone in Germany

Five people, including 9-month-old baby, were killed in Germany on Tuesday when a car plowed into a pedestrian street, according ...

Wall Street stocks hit record highs

New York [US], December 2 (ANI/Sputnik): US stocks have an early start to the so-called "Santa Claus" rally, typical for ...

US CDC Advisers Meet to Prioritize Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution

Members of a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee are meeting Tuesday to determine who should get ...

Azerbaijan Reclaims Third District Under Nagorno-Karabakh Truce

BAKU -- Azerbaijan has completed reclaiming three districts held by ethnic Armenian forces for more than a quarter-century after a ...

Biden Vows Economic Recovery For All Americans

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, facing a flagging economy staggered by the coronavirus pandemic, vowed Tuesday to build a ...

Mali: COVID-19 and conflict lead to rise in child trafficking

Child trafficking is rising in Mali, along with forced labour and forced recruitment by armed groups, due to conflict, insecurity ...

Facebook Oversight Board Announces First Six Cases

Facebook's oversight board has announced the first cases it's going to examine to determine if it will overturn the social ...

World Economy Will Bounce Back in 2021, OECD Says

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said Tuesday it expects the global economy to rebound from the coronavirus ...

COVID has left Australia's biomedical research sector gasping for air

While COVID-19 has highlighted the value of medical research, it has unfortunately also seriously disrupted it. Lack of funding is ...

Phase 2/3 trials for Sputnik V begins in India

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): After phase 2/3 clinical trials for Sputnik V commenced in India on Tuesday, Russian ...

Real Madrid beaten by Shakhtar, Champions League hopes in balance

Real Madrid suffered a second defeat at the hands of Shakhtar Donetsk in this season's Champions League, going down 2-0 ...

After Protests, France Moves to Amend Security Law Text

PARIS - For weeks, NGOs including the press freedom group Reporters Without Borders, have expressed concerns over the draft bill, especially its Article 24, which would make it ...

Iran Seeks to Toughen Stance Following Nuclear Scientist's Killing

Iran's parliament has approved legislation that would suspend United Nations inspections of the country's nuclear facilities if oil and banking ...

English football agrees plan for overseas players after Brexit

English football's governing bodies have agreed a plan for entry requirements that must be fulfilled for clubs to sign overseas ...

Jones hopes France bear brunt of England learning World Cup lesson

Eddie Jones says he hopes his side will put into practice the lessons they learned from last year's crushing World ...

UK registers another 13,430 coronavirus cases, 603 deaths

People walk on Westminster Bridge, in London, Britain, Nov. 27, 2020. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua)British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ...

Understanding the relevance of African customary law in modern times

African customary law is controversial. This is due to the dissonance between the past and present. The social settings in ...

Dutch govt to compensate trans victims of forced sterilisation

The Dutch government has agreed to pay about 2 000 trans people who had to undergo sterilisation to legally change ...

COVID-19: when are you most infectious?

A close friend - let's call him John - recently called, asking for advice. He woke up with severe muscle ...

Old vaccines for new infections - what we discovered

Most drugs can be used for more than just the disease they were initially designed to treat. For example, disulfiram ...

IOC Germany announces Rs 1 crore financial help to farmers

Berlin [Germany], December 1 (ANI): The Indian Overseas Congress-Germany on Tuesday announced financial help of Rs 1 crore to farmers ...

Biden, Harris Introduce Economic Team

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris introduced the top economic officials they have picked for ...

Russian Investigative Committee Denies Probe Into Navalny Interview

Russia's Investigative Committee has rejected reports saying a probe has been launched into opposition politician Aleksei Navalny's interview with the ...

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Economic downturn: Helping to heal rifts in the Middle East?

The US General Administration Agency (GSA) has acknowledged Joseph Biden is the winner of the 2020 presidential election. As Donald ...

Montenegrin Parliament Opens Debate On New Cabinet

PODGORICA -- Montenegro's parliament has opened debate on the cabinet of newly appointed Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic, the first government ...

Fourteen healthcare start-ups win innovation challenge

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 2 (ANI/PRNewswire): India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre virtually announced the winners of the Innovation challenge, that aimed ...

China Spacecraft Collects Moon Samples to Take Back to Earth

BEIJING - A Chinese spacecraft took samples of the moon's surface Wednesday as part of a mission to bring lunar ...

How the new Call of Duty game reimagines Russian bad guys

The video game 'Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War', released in November 2020, offers the most insane Cold War ...

Factbox: The Young Hong Kong Trio Jailed Over Protests

Three prominent Hong Kong activists were jailed on Wednesday after pleading guilty to inciting an "illegal assembly" outside the city's ...

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