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Amidst Covid, Olympics opener seen by fewest Americans in 33 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. audience watching the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics was the smallest in 33 years.NBC's broadcast ...

U.S. court overturns CDC requirements for cruise ships in Florida

WASHINGTON, D.C.: A federal appeals court on Friday reversed an earlier ruling and will let stand a ruling that prevents ...

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 ...

Tokyo Olympics, Day 4: Men's Hockey team, Borgohain shine

Tokyo [Japan], July 27 (ANI): India might not have put up a spectacular show on Tuesday but the men's Hockey ...

Former England seamer Mike Hendrick dies aged 72

London [UK], July 27 (ANI): Former England and Derbyshire fast bowler Mike Hendrick has passed away at the age of ...

Modi 'absolutely delighted' by Dholavira in UNESCO list

New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that he is 'absolutely delighted' that the ...

Biles' Olympics in doubt as 'medical issue' forces shock exit

Simone Biles' participation in the rest of the Tokyo Olympics was plunged into uncertainty on Tuesday after she dramatically withdrew ...

Sri Lanka-India international postponed over Covid-19 case

Sri Lanka on Tuesday postponed the second Twenty20 international against India just hours before its start, after an Indian player ...

WHO: E-Cigarettes Threaten Fight Against Global Tobacco Use

GENEVA - The World Health Organization warns e-cigarettes and other novel nicotine and tobacco products threaten progress in the fight ...

Water Protests Roil Mideast, Alarm Region's Governments

When the civil war erupted in Syria a decade ago, some Middle East observers and climate scientists argued drought was ...

Turkmenistan: Tokyo story

Turkmenistan's Olympic squad has been led to the Games in Tokyo by the president's son, Deputy Prime Minister Serdar Berdymukhamedov.There ...

Afghan forces kill over 1500 insurgents in previous week

Kabul [Afghanistan] July 27(ANI): Over 1520 Taliban insurgents were killed and more than 800 injured in a total of 154 ...

Peru to commemorate 200 anniversary of its independence

New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI/Target Media): On July 28, Peru will commemorate 200 years of independence from erstwhile Spanish ...

Study on machine learning for cardiovascular disease

Washington [US], July 27 (ANI): Machine learning can accurately predict cardiovascular disease and guide treatment but models that incorporate social ...

Call For Entries Now Open For Lexus Design Award India 2022

New Delhi/ Bengaluru (Karnataka)/ Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): After four successful editions, Lexus India today announced the fifth ...

70 pct of EU adults get at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose: von der Leyen

© Provided by Xinhua Seventy percent of adults in the European Union (EU) have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine ...

Gymnast Simone Biles pulls out of team competition

Tokyo [Japan], July 27 (ANI): American gymnast Simone Biles has pulled out from the rest of the team final of ...

Xi resolve to revitalise CCP has made him threat to party

Hong Kong, July 27 (ANI): Xi Jinping since his ascendency as President of the People's Republic of China has resolved ...

Weightlifter Kuo wins Chinese Taipei's 1st gold at Tokyo Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua Weightlifter Kuo Hsing-Chun claims first gold to Chinese Taipei at Tokyo 2020. TOKYO, July 27 (Xinhua) ...

Theme song 'Dosti' from 'RRR' sung by 5 singers

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 27 (ANI): The theme song, 'Dosti', from SS Rajamouli's most anticipated movie 'RRR' is scheduled to ...

'Just love this', says Chanu as girl imitates weightlifter

New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): Olympic silver medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu "loved" the sweet gesture by a little girl ...

Mirabai Chanu returns to rousing welcome in Imphal

Imphal (Manipur) [India], July 27 (ANI): Olympic silver medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu on Tuesday received a rousing reception in Imphal ...

Amit Rohidas completes 100 senior international caps

Tokyo [Japan], July 27 (ANI): Defender Amit Rohidas completed 100 senior international caps for the Indian men's Hockey team on ...

Cities Unprepared for Intense, Frequent Heat Waves

As the world braces for more intense heat waves fueled by climate change this summer, urban centers across the world ...

US Defense Chief in Singapore in Push to Boost Southeast Asia Ties

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will likely discuss deterring Chinese aggression in Southeast Asia through his stated pursuit of "integrated ...

Human Rights Watch Accuses Israel and Hamas of Apparent War Crimes

JERUSALEM - Human Rights Watch on Tuesday accused the Israeli military of carrying out attacks that "apparently amount to war ...

European Union Urges Resumption of Tunisian Parliament

The European Union on Tuesday stressed the need to preserve democracy and stability in Tunisia following Tunisian President Kais Saied's ...

Thailand Considers Cap on Vaccine Exports as COVID Cases Surge

BANGKOK - Thailand is considering a cap on the export of locally made COVID-19 vaccines as it scrambles to shore ...

Aviakul to provide world class aviation training

New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI/PNN): In the last few years, aviation and aerospace have seen remarkable development in India. ...

EU on track to fully vaccinate 70% of its population by end of summer

The European Commission (EC) has announced that it is on course to meet its target of vaccinating 70% of its ...

World Hepatitis Day 2021

New Delhi [India], July 27 (ANI): World Hepatitis Day (WHD), which is celebrated annually on July 28, brings the world ...

VdoCipher is powering video platforms

Gurgaon (Haryana) [India], July 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The number of video platforms is rising continuously since the last 3 years. ...

Three aspects U.S. can learn from CPC in making global efforts: media

© Provided by Xinhua WASHINGTON, July 27 (Xinhua) -- China is winning more global influence than the United States as ...

Azerbaijan's top cleric under fire for pro-Iran remarks

Azerbaijan's senior cleric has gotten himself in hot water for effusively praising Iran's supreme leader and feuding online with a ...

The Sinister Side Of Kyrgyzstan's Online Sex Industry

BISHKEK -- Meerim and Ajara had just started their first year in university in Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek, when the two ...

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Bloodbath in Hong Kong stocks continues, key index down 15% in 3 days

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Hong Kong stock market continued to unravel on Tuesday, notching up a third day of ...

Rejecting environmental claims, U.S. judge give ok to lithium mining

RENO, Nevada: A U.S. federal judge has ruled against environmentalists and in favor of Lithium Americas Corp excavating at its ...

Predictions call for strong global insurance recovery

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The worldwide insurance industry is anticipating that it will recover more quickly and be stronger ...

Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 hit new record highs

NEW YORK, New York - The Dow Jones, Standard and Poor's 500 and Nasdaq Composite all closed at record highs ...

World markets worry as Argentina cuts grain shipments by 25%

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: The lowest waters in 77 years is reducing the amount of grain being shipped from Argentina's most ...

For first time, documents list 5,000 properties owned by Vatican

VATICAN CITY, Rome: For the first time, the Vatican has released information on 5,000 properties it owns, as part of ...

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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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