Thu, 29 Jul 2021

Eight dead, 10 injured in 20-car crash during Utah sandstorm

KANOSH, Utah: At least eight people were killed and ten injured in a 20-vehicle collision caused by a sandstorm Sunday ...

United says government needs to end congestion at Newark airport

WASHINGTON D.C.: United Airlines is asking the federal government to reduce congestion at Newark Liberty International Airport, even as runway ...

Covid vaccines have reached 340.4 mln doses administered in U.S.

ATLANTA, Georgia: Latest statistics released by the United States report that 340,363,922 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered throughout ...

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 ...

LGBT Turks Take Stock After Disrupted Pride Celebrations

ISTANBUL - More than a month after Turkish authorities crushed Pride-themed events in Istanbul, emotions still run raw for members ...

Biden hails bipartisan infrastructure deal

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): President Biden on Wednesday hailed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal as a signal to the world ...

UK scraps quarantine for vaccinated EU, US travellers

London [UK], July 29 (ANI): Fully vaccinated people from the United States and European Union will be allowed to travel ...

Pakistan PM says US 'really messed it up' in Afghanistan

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the United States "really messed it up" in ...

Taliban not military outfits but normal civilians: Pak PM

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): The Taliban are not some military outfits but normal civilians, said Pakistan Prime Minister Imran ...

Somalia Green Energy Association Touts Clean Power Potential

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA - Somalia lacks a national power grid and relies on imported fuel, wood and charcoal to address its ...

US Treasury Sanctions Syrian Prisons, Officials, Armed Group

The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday announced sanctions on eight Syrian prisons run by President Bashar al-Assad's intelligence agencies, citing ...

Pandemic affected sex workers in Nepal get training

By Binod Prasad AdhikariKathmandu [Nepal], July 29 (ANI): Many sex workers in Nepal, who found themselves without work during the ...

BJP worked as watchdog of democracy during COVID pandemic

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has worked as a ...

Iraq reports record high daily COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua Spokesman of Iraqi Health Ministry warned that Iraq is witnessing "the most dangerous wave of infections ...

Rangers sign No. 2 overall draft pick Jack Leiter

The Texas Rangers signed right-handed pitcher Jack Leiter, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2021 MLB Draft, on Wednesday. ...

Biden Administration Launches Initiative to Build US-Africa Trade

NAIROBI - The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden has kicked off the Prosper Africa Build Together initiative by requesting ...

Zimbabwe Opening Victoria Falls to Vaccinated Tourists

HARARE, ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe is opening popular tourism destination Victoria Falls to visitors who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, in ...

Hope climate change hasn't taken backseat: Bhumi

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 28 (ANI): On World Nature Conservation Day, Bollywood actor Bhumi Pednekar hoped that the pressing issue ...

Calm before storm in Springboks-Lions series

It was all quiet on the rugby front in South Africa on Wednesday as both the Springboks and the British ...

Georgian ruling party walks out on critical political agreement

Georgia's ruling party unexpectedly walked out on a landmark agreement with the opposition that had been brokered by the European ...

Excluding migrants undermines the success of COVID-19 vaccine rollouts

Migration is increasingly recognised as a determinant of health. Research shows that, in many cases, cross-border migrants arriving in new ...

Pollard shines before West Indies and Pakistan T20 abandoned

Persistent rainfall forced the abandonment of the first T20 International of a four-match series between the West Indies and Pakistan ...

Sri Lanka level Covid-hit T20 series with two balls to spare

Disciplined bowling and Dhanajaya de Silva's unbeaten 40 helped Sri Lanka to a series-levelling four-wicket win over India in the ...

Pakistani Army continues to support Taliban, Al Qaeda

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 28 (ANI): As the situation in Afghanistan deteriorates with an increase in offensives by the Taliban, Pakistan ...

Anti-Pak demonstrations organised by Afghan across globe

Washington [US]/Brussels [Belgium], July 28 (ANI): Afghan diaspora held demonstrations across the globe against Pakistan for supporting the Taliban in ...

Iranian Battles Iranian Refugee At The Tokyo Olympics

It was a bittersweet moment for many Iranians.Kimia Alizadeh, an Iranian taekwondo fighter, beat her opponent, also from Iran, at ...

Chelsea sign goalkeeper Bettinelli from neighbours

Chelsea have signed goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli on a free transfer, the Premier League club announced Wednesday.The 29-year-old left nearby west ...

Covid-19: Zimbabwe approves J&J vaccine as third wave rages

Zimbabwe on Wednesday approved the US-made Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, the first Western-manufactured jab to be ...

More Refugees From Ethiopia Stream Into Sudan

KHARTOUM - Authorities in Sudan say at least 3,000 Ethiopian refugees fled into Sudan this week, after the war in ...

China Urges Afghan Taliban to Cut Ties with All Terrorists

ISLAMABAD - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi reportedly pressed the leaders of Afghanistan's insurgent Taliban group Wednesday to "make a ...

Merchant Sailor Shortage Possible in Five Years

A shipping industry report released Wednesday warns there could be a shortage of merchant sailors to crew commercial ships in ...

Tanzania President Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA - Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan got vaccinated against the coronavirus Wednesday to kick off the ...

MoS External Affairs express satisfaction over BRICS Forum

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs Dr Rajkumar Ranjan on Wednesday ...

Matt Damon elated after Bennifer 2.0

Washington [US], July 28 (ANI): Appears like 'all is well' in the world of superstars Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez, and ...

Olympics roundup: Katie Ledecky wins inaugural 1,500m event

American swimmer Katie Ledecky fought off disappointment to make history Wednesday at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. After finishing a ...

Olympic Men's Golf Competition: Notes, Odds Best Bets

The Olympic Men's Golf Competition begins Thursday at Kasumigaseki Country Club's East Course, located about 35 miles outside downtown Tokyo. ...

Mirabai Chanu meets family, gets emotional

Imphal (Manipur) [India], July 28 (ANI): Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu on Wednesday said that the feeling of meeting family after a ...

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Sean Payton frustrated with timing of Michael Thomas' surgery

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton expressed his frustration Wednesday that star wideout Michael Thomas did not undergo surgery on ...

Cowboys QB Dak Prescott leaves practice with sore throwing arm

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott pulled himself from drills and exited the team's first padded practice with a sore throwing ...

Aaron Rodgers considered retiring, wants personnel input

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers didn't hold back in the Wednesday press conference marking his return to the team ...

Titans QB Ryan Tannehill: NFL 'forced my hand' with vaccine protocol

Ryan Tannehill is one of the 80 players on the Titans' 90-man roster to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, but the ...

Packers WR Davante Adams won't take less to play with Aaron Rodgers

With a short-term solution in place with Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers can address the contract status of another ...

Ravens QB Lamar tests positive, out for opening of training camp

Quarterback Lamar Jackson is out for the opening days of training camp with the Baltimore Ravens after his positive COVID-19 ...

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