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Indiana hospitals canceling procedures to make room for Covid patients

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Hospitals in Indiana are still reeling from the recent spurt in new Delta Covid cases across the state.According ...

Next Norway prime minster a wealthy leader of Labor Party

OSLO, Norway: The man expected to become the next prime minister of Norway, 61-year-old Jonas Gahr Stoere, was born into ...

China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Wildfires threaten popular Spanish resort of Estepona

ESTEPONA, Spain: Spain sent in its military to help fight a wildfire that is continuing to threaten the popular Costa ...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announces candidacy for president

PARIS, France: The Socialist Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, said she will run in the 2022 French presidential election, despite ...

Kuwaiti Sheikh faces prison in Swiss forgery case

GENEVA, Switzerland: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwait's ruling family and former Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

Trees down, 30,000 without electricity in Canada after hurricane

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland: Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on the southern coast of Newfoundland on Canada's ...

Widow of slain Robert Kennedy said assassin should not be released

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy, said Sirhan Sirhan, who was ...

Bullying of reporters in Australia accelerating rapidly

To be a political journalist, you have always needed to be able to resist bullying aimed at making you second-guess ...

With Covid cases rising, Queensland eyes COVID-19 locking down

Brisbane, Queensland: On Saturday, Queensland, Australia's third most populous state, said it could order a snap lockdown after recording several ...

Children's Covid vaccine could begin in October, says U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Leading U.S. health officials have said the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine could be authorized to be administered to children ...

UN asks China, US to cooperate on climate change efforts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The United States and China were encouraged to leave aside their differences to help maintain ...

France's Le Pen proposes nationalizing motorways, selling tv, radio

PARIS, France: Far-right political leader Marine Le Pen has told French daily Le Figaro of her desire to nationalize France's ...

S. Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile called 'game-changer'

SEOUL, South Korea: Described by analysts as a "game-changing" move, South Korea has developed a conventional submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) ...

After Covid lockdown, U.S. Supreme Court to resume in-person arguments

WASHINGTON D.C.: At the start of its new session on 4th October, the Supreme Court will again hear in-person oral ...

If state fails, N. Carolina court will take over school funding

RALEIGH, North Carolina: A North Carolina judge has given state legislators until the middle of October to carry out a ...

South African children participate in test of Sinovac Covid vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: South Africa began vaccinating children and adolescents aged 6 months to 17 years as part of the ...

500,000 families in Lebanon to receive monthly cash payments

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Lebanon's new government said Thursday it will provide U.S. dollar payments to hundreds of thousands of poor families, ...

China-Pakistan inks new nuclear agreement

Tel Aviv [Israel], September 18 (ANI): All-weather allies Pakistan and China signed a new nuclear agreement that will push the ...

US CBP seize fake COVID vaccine cards shipped from China

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Pittsburgh seized COVID-19 vaccine cards shipped from ...

Xi's remarks on building closer SCO community with shared future

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called on members of the ...

BSF soldier injured in clash with Bangladeshi thieves

Nadia (West Bengal) [India], September 18 (ANI): A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier got injured on Thursday in a fight ...

Pele 'stable' after suffering breathing difficulties

Sao Paulo [Brazil], September 18 (ANI): Brazilian football legend Pele was briefly transferred back to an intensive care unit (ICU) ...

U.S. military admits drone strike in Kabul killed 10 civilians

© Provided by Xinhua -- Commander of U.S. Central Command Kenneth McKenzie admitted the deadly strike was "a tragic mistake." ...

K.J. Choi, Darren Clarke share lead at Sanford International

K.J. Choi of South Korea and Darren Clarke of Northern Ireland tied for the first-round lead at the Sanford International ...

Taliban to locate, secure Bactrian treasure

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 18 (ANI): Taliban officials of the Ministry of Information and Culture of the caretaker cabinet on Thursday ...

France recalls ambassadors from US, Australia

Paris [France], September 18 (ANI): France on Friday (local time) recalled ambassadors from the US and Australia amid submarine deal ...

Biden to convene virtual COVID Summit on Sept 22

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): US President Joe Biden will be convening a virtual summit on the margins of the ...

US admits Aug 29 drone strike was 'tragic mistake'

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], September 18 (ANI): The Pentagon on Friday acknowledged that the August 29 drone strike in Afghanistan ...

UNICEF stresses Afghan girls must not be excluded from school

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday welcomed the news that secondary schools are due to reopen in Afghanistan on ...

France recalls ambassadors to U.S., Australia over submarine row

© Provided by Xinhua "At the request of the President of the Republic, I decided to immediately recall to Paris ...

WHO EUA to Covaxin delayed till October 5

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): World Health Organisation's (WHO) approval for the emergency use authorisation (EUA) to COVID-19 vaccine ...

Kerala CM to inaugurate digital hub in Kochi on Sept 18

Kochi (Kerala) [India], September 18 (ANI): The Digital Hub by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM), which aims to give a ...

Punjab Police recovers 8.5 kgs heroine in Fazilka district

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], September 18 (ANI): In an intelligence-led operation, the Punjab Police on Friday recovered 8 packets of heroin, ...

UK scraps traffic light system to overhaul int'l travel

© Provided by Xinhua The British government has also announced that from 4 a.m. BST (0300 GMT) on Sept. 22, ...

India creates history by administering over 2.50 COVID-19 v

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): With over 2.50 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered, India created a world record of ...

Kailash Satyarthi appointed as SDG Advocate

New York [US], September 18 (ANI): UN chief Antonio Guterres on Friday appointed Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi as new Sustainable ...

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U.S. Army four star general in firing line

Washington's quasi-official court stenographer, Bob Woodward, has just published another "insider" DC account, which he co-authored with the journalist and ...

Indiana hospitals canceling procedures to make room for Covid patients

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Hospitals in Indiana are still reeling from the recent spurt in new Delta Covid cases across the state.According ...

Next Norway prime minster a wealthy leader of Labor Party

OSLO, Norway: The man expected to become the next prime minister of Norway, 61-year-old Jonas Gahr Stoere, was born into ...

China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

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