Thu, 24 Jun 2021

EU says will sanction Lebanon if no government formed

BEIRUT, Lebanon: EU Foreign Ministers warned they might apply sanctions to Lebanon if its political leaders continue to block the ...

With Covid recovery, traffic in U.S. increases 55% in April

WASHINGTON D.C.: As Americans return post-pandemic normal lives, U.S. motorists drove 55 percent more miles in April than during the ...

Trudeau extends border closings with U.S. until July 21

OTTAWA, Canada: Despite pressure from companies and the tourism industry to ease the nation's travel ban, Canadian Prime Minister Justin ...

With infections rising, Taiwan thanks U.S. for Covid vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan received 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from the United States on Sunday, more than doubling the nation's ...

Brazil reports half million Covid deaths, vaccinations still slow

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Over half a million Brazilians have now died after contracting COVID-19, it was reported on Saturday. Brazil ...

Planning for space tourism, company flies test balloon 20 miles high

ORLANDO, Florida: Space Perspective, which plans to bring tourists to space inside a capsule tethered to a balloon, successfully flew ...

EU countries to allow Americans, others to return

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In the much-awaited opening following the Covid pandemic, the European Union announced on Friday that its member countries ...

Biden orders U.S. to investigate Chinese apps, may impose bans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order which could result in several Chinese apps being investigated or ...

Consumers to pay price for unplanted crops due to California drought

CANTUA CREEK, California: California farmers are leaving fields unplanted because of the ongoing drought. California's worst drought since 1977 has ...

Beijing accuses Washington of sabotaging regional security

Washington [US], June 23 (ANI): A United States warship sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait to demonstrate America's commitment to ...

Roundup: Anti-COVID task of Tokyo Olympic Games remains arduous

© Provided by Xinhua TOKYO, June 23 (Xinhua) -- The countdown to the Tokyo Olympic Games marked one month on ...

India's official theme song for Olympics released

New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): Ahead of the Tokyo Games, the official Olympic theme song for the Indian contingent ...

FC Goa announce first feeder club partnership

Panaji (Goa) [India], June 23 (ANI): As part of the holistic plan to develop the football ecosystem in Goa, FC ...

'India is not limping, but sprinting ahead'

New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): Taking a swipe at Congress leader P Chidambaram's 'Hoard on Sunday, vaccinate on Monday, ...

Nepal reopens international, domestic flights

Kathmandu [Nepal], June 23 (ANI): Nepal on Wednesday announced easing travel restrictions imposed amid surge in COVID-19 cases in the ...

Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper to print its last edition

Hong Kong, June 23 (ANI): Hong Kong's Apple Daily pro-democracy newspaper on Wednesday announced that it is shutting its operations ...

Final ISSF World Cup stage set to get underway in Osijek

New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): A 13-member Tokyo 2020 Olympics-bound Indian Rifle and Pistol shooting squad, is all set ...

Dominic Thiem to see specialist about wrist injury

Reigning U.S. Open champion and World No. 5 Dominic Thiem said he will see a specialist in Barcelona about the ...

Chris Pratt opens up about his role in 'The Tomorrow War'

Washington [US], June 23 (ANI): Hollywood actor Chris Pratt, who stars as the lead and also is making his debut ...

Martin Kaymer, Graeme McDowell named Europe vice captains

Ryder Cup winners Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell were named vice captains Wednesday for the European team looking to defend ...

NZ requires 120 more runs for winning WTC

Southampton [UK], June 23 (ANI): Tom Latham and Devon Conway are standing firm at the crease as New Zealand needs ...

BRICS nations agree on innovation co-operation

New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): BRICS nations comprising of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa on Wednesday unanimously ...

Ammy Virk, Sonam Bajwa to come up with new film

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 23 (ANI): Popular Punjabi actors Ammy Virk and Sonam Bajwa will be seen sharing screen space ...

Para shooter Dilraj Kaur sells chips to make ends meet

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], June 23 (ANI): Dilraj Kaur, who came to be recognised as first international level para shooters in ...

30 players from Haryana selected for Tokyo Olympics

Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], June 23 (ANI): Haryana Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs, Sandeep Singh on Wednesday informed ...

West Bengal to vaccinate mothers of pre-teens on priority

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 23 (ANI): West Bengal government will administer COVID-19 vaccines on priority to women whose children ...

Familiar faces headline USWNT Olympic roster

U.S. women's national soccer team veterans Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe headline the experienced 18-player roster for the Tokyo Summer ...

Jailed Russian Activist Fined Over 'Foreign Agent' Law

The jailed former executive director of the pro-democracy Open Russia movement has been fined for failing to provide details of ...

The maritime tussle between Kenya and Somalia -- and what happens next

Following a maritime boundary dispute, Somalia instituted proceedings against Kenya at the International Court of Justice in August 2014. The ...

Sabotage attempt foiled at Iranian nuclear agency building media

There was a failed attempt to sabotage one of the buildings owned by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Iranian ...

Russia fires warning shots as British Destoyer in Black Sea

Moscow [Russia], June 23 (ANI): Moscow on Wednesday said its warship fired warning shots after British Royal Navy destroyer, HMS ...

The Hundred: Southern Brave sign de Kock, Conway

London [UK], June 23 (ANI): Southern Brave on Wednesday confirmed the signing of two overseas players -- Quinton de Kock ...

OSP guidelines eased to encourage BPO industry: PM Modi

New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said OSP guidelines that were liberalised in November ...

Watling dislocates finger on final day of WTC final

Southampton [UK], June 23 (ANI): New Zealand wicketkeeper BJ Watling continued to don the gloves for his side even after ...

Ashgabat Tops List Of Most Expensive Cities For Expats

A new survey has named Turkmenistan's capital as the world's most expensive city for international employees, illustrating the stark inequalities ...

Tokyo Olympic Organizers Restrict Spectators

Organizers of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics have imposed restrictions on the few Japanese spectators who will be allowed inside the ...

Japanese Soccer Player Yokoyama Comes Out as Transgender

TOKYO - Japanese soccer player Kumi Yokoyama said they are transgender - a revelation praised in the U.S. where they ...

Second wave clogs rebound route for travel operators

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 23 (ANI): The tours and travel industry which was beginning to recover before the second wave ...

PCB aiming to vaccinate entire staff before July 1

Lahore [Pakistan], June 23 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday said in line with its duty of care policy, ...

Lithuania donates 20,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan

Vilnius [Lithuania], June 23 (ANI): Lithuania has donated 20,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine to Taiwan on Tuesday. This comes ...

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With Covid recovery, traffic in U.S. increases 55% in April

WASHINGTON D.C.: As Americans return post-pandemic normal lives, U.S. motorists drove 55 percent more miles in April than during the ...

Consumers to pay price for unplanted crops due to California drought

CANTUA CREEK, California: California farmers are leaving fields unplanted because of the ongoing drought. California's worst drought since 1977 has ...

Behind Joe Musgrove, hot Padres look to sweep Dodgers

A week ago, the San Diego Padres limped back to San Diego from a 1-5 trip that extended their plunge ...

Brewers aim for series win against Diamondbacks

The Milwaukee Brewers' ongoing search for a regular first baseman continues Wednesday when they face the Arizona Diamondbacks in the ...

MLB roundup: Astros extend win streak to 9

Myles Straw homered and drove in two runs while starter Zack Greinke threw 7 1/3 strong innings as the visiting ...

The case for a Tasmanian AFL team, from an economist's point of view

No one did a cost-benefit analysis before accepting Tasmania into the Commonwealth. Should the Australian Football League do the same?Tasmanians ...

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