Tue, 27 Jul 2021

Roads closed, residents evacuated due to buried WWII bomb in UK

LONDON, England: A World War II bomb was discovered on Thursday while excavating a new housing development, causing the evacuation ...

Tokyo Olympics again bans some Russian athletes due to drug use

TOKYO, Japan: The World Anti-Doping Agency has reported that a number of Russian athletes have been banned from competing at ...

New York state confiscates firearms in 10th buyback event of year

NEW YORK, New York Hundreds of guns were turned over in Syracuse on Saturday by owners responding to a buyback.New ...

UK seizes assets, bans entry to son of president of Equatorial Guinea

LONDON, England: Britain has banned entry to the son of Equatorial Guinea's long-serving president for using millions of dollars in ...

CIA looks to Russia as probable cause of 'Havana Syndrome' attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C.: About 100 CIA officers and family members serving abroad have complained of ailments that include migraines and dizziness ...

All NYC public health workers to be vaccinated or tested weekly

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Due to the upswing in the spread of the Covid Delta variant, New York City ...

Plea for jailed protesters and journalists in Myanmar to be freed

IFEX is calling for the restoration of media licenses to IFEX member Mizzima News and other media outlets who have ...

Former Honduras president, family banned from entry to U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has barred former Honduran President Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo Sosa and his wife, Rosa Elena Bonilla ...

Raptors give qualifying offers to Gary Trent Jr., Nando de Colo

The Toronto Raptors extended qualifying offers to guards Gary Trent Jr. and Nando de Colo on Monday. The offer to ...

Korea's bio pharmaceutical exports ranks 7th in world

Seoul [South Korea], July 27 (ANI/Global Economic): Korea's bio pharmaceutical exports rose from 9th to 7th in the world last ...

Shinsegae Group is negotiating to buy additional shares

Seoul [South Korea], July 27 (ANI/Global Economic): E-Mart is reportedly speeding up its acquisition of an additional stake in Starbucks ...

57 feared dead after boat capsizes off Libya coast, says UN

Tripoli [Libya], July 27 (ANI): Fifty-seven people have been presumed dead as boat carrying migrants has capsized off Libya, as ...

US to maintain travel restrictions, citing Delta variant

Washington [US], July 27 (ANI): The United States will maintain existing travel restrictions "at this point" due to concerns over ...

Missouri athletics director Jim Sterk steps down

The University of Missouri and Jim Sterk "mutually agreed" that the athletics director will resign from his post. Per the ...

US bans flights operating below 26,000 feet over Afghanista

Washington [US], July 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has placed new restrictions banning US civilian flights from flying ...

US Iraq discuss key issues including regional stability

Washington [US], July 27 (ANI): There will be no US forces with a combat role in Iraq by December 31, ...

Rays hope to sustain power surge, host Yankees

The Tampa Bay Rays begin an important week of play in the American League East when they host the New ...

Islamic State Resilient as Ever in Iraq, Syria

WASHINGTON - Intelligence agencies studying the fate of the Islamic State in Iraq fear the terror group is not going ...

Weightlifter Diaz Wins First-ever Olympic Gold for Philippines

TOKYO - Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz made history on Monday when she became the first athlete from the Philippines to win ...

U.S. to end combat mission in Iraq by end of year

© Provided by Xinhua The U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq in 2011, eight years after the U.S.-led invasion. U.S. troops ...

Pirates trade RHP Clay Holmes to Yankees for two prospects

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded relief pitcher Clay Holmes to the New York Yankees Monday for two infield prospects. Holmes, 28, ...

Gymnastics Team, Tired of 'Sexualization,' Wears Unitards

TOKYO - The team's outfits looked similar to the others in the room as the arena lights gleamed off crystals ...

Japan Talks of Defending Taiwan Against China Aggression

TAIPEI - Although Japan has in recent months hinted it would aid in any Taiwanese defense against China, it would ...

Biden announces agreement to end US combat mission in Iraq

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], July 27 (ANI): US President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi announced an agreement ...

Perspectives | Kazakh students ditching Russian social media

Kazakhstan's elite university students get their news from the same social media platforms beloved by their counterparts in many Western ...

Could the European Union kick out Hungary?

Relations between Hungarian president Viktor Orban and other European leaders seem to have reached a nadir. For years, Orban has ...

Vaishnaw felicitates Olympics medallist Mirabai Chanu

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Monday felicitated India's first medal winner at the ...

India appreciate UNSC's role of counter terrorism

New York [US], July 27 (ANI): India has appreciated United Nations Security Council's role in countering transnational threats like terrorism ...

Biden Announces End to US Combat Mission in Iraq

WHITE HOUSE - Within months, U.S. forces in Iraq will end their combat duties there, President Joe Biden announced on ...

US Medical Groups Demand Mandatory Coronavirus Vaccinations

As the number of new coronavirus cases surges again in the United States, major medical groups in the country on ...

LS passes Factoring Regulation Amendment Bill

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2021 without discussion as ...

!: How to fight for your truth in Russian

In this lesson, we'll talk about syntaxic phraseological units in value judgements - which sounds like a little too much ...

UNESCO adds four natural, three cultural sites to World Heritage List

© Provided by Xinhua The natural sites are four islands with rich biodiversity in Japan; a coastal area of geodiversity ...

The 'privacy by design' approach for mobile apps: why it's not enough

The mobile apps installed on our smartphones are one of the biggest threats to our digital privacy. They are capable ...

Pingdemic staff shortages: how business can cope with isolating employees

Despite the lifting of most legal COVID-19 restrictions on July 19, the pandemic's effect on the health, economy and wellbeing ...

War of words carries on as controversial Erasmus tweets upset Lions

The war of words between the British and Irish Lions and South Africa rugby director Rassie Erasmus continued on Monday ...

Afghanistan: Record number of women and children killed or wounded

More women and children were killed and wounded in Afghanistan in the first half of 2021 than in the first ...

Support mangrove conservation, UNESCO chief says

The world is waking up to the importance of mangroves, a senior UN official said on Monday, underscoring the need ...

Veena Reddy sworn-in as USAID Mission Director

Washington [US], July 26 (ANI): US Agency for International Development (USAID) on Monday (local time) announced Veena Reddy, as the ...

Tokyo 2020, Day 4: Indian shooters take centre stage

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): Shooters Manu Bhaker and Saurabh Chaudhary along with Yashaswini Deswal and Abhishek Verma will kick ...

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Trains stopped as bridge collapse halts Trans-Siberian Railway

MOSCOW, Russia: Rail traffic has been halted on the famed Trans-Siberian railroad after a bridge collapsed Friday east of Lake ...

New Nord Stream agreement seeks to hold back Russian 'aggression'

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to an agreement between the United States and Germany, aimed at reducing the "strategic dangers" of the ...

UK seeks new trade agreement with N. Ireland, EU says no

LONDON, England: The EU has rejected a British demand to rewrite an earlier agreement involving post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland. ...

Capitals trade D Brenden Dillon to Jets for draft picks

The Washington Capitals shipped defenseman Brenden Dillon to the Winnipeg Jets on Monday, acquiring a pair of second-round picks. In ...

Raptors give qualifying offers to Gary Trent Jr., Nando de Colo

The Toronto Raptors extended qualifying offers to guards Gary Trent Jr. and Nando de Colo on Monday. The offer to ...

Korea's bio pharmaceutical exports ranks 7th in world

Seoul [South Korea], July 27 (ANI/Global Economic): Korea's bio pharmaceutical exports rose from 9th to 7th in the world last ...

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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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