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Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...

Pompeo calls TikiTok, WeChat, and other apps, 'significant threats'

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from ...

Rebels and government forces clash in Myamar sending locals fleeing

More than 100 villagers fled their homes in Myanmar's northern Shan state into China as fighting broke out between ethnic ...

Flashpoint Beirut: Blast comes on eve of Hariri assassination verdict

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The world has been shocked by the severity of a huge blast which has rocked Beirut, killing ...

No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

NEW YORK, New York - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft ...

Air India plane crash: Indian consulate in Dubai issues 4 helplines

Dubai [UAE], Aug 7 (ANI): Indian consulate in Dubai has issued four helplines for relatives of passengers who travelled on ...

Iran Mocks Resignation Of U.S. Envoy, Appointment Of His Replacement

Iran has ridiculed the resignation of the U.S. government's point man on Iran policy under President Donald Trump, accusing the ...

UN Mounts Massive Relief Operation for Beirut Explosion Survivors

GENEVA - U.N. aid agencies are mounting a huge relief operation to help tens of thousands of survivors of the ...

Citing Security Concerns, Trump Orders Bans on TikTok, WeChat

U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday ordered sweeping bans on two Chinese consumer apps.He ordered the bans prohibiting U.S. companies from ...

US Approaches 4.9 Million COVID Cases, More Than Any Other Country

The number of COVID-19 cases around the world continues its steady climb with more than 19.1 million infections, according to ...

China Threatens Retaliation for US Denial of Journalist Visas

China has threatened to retaliate after the United States did not renew visas for some 40 Chinese journalists, whose 90-day ...

At least 14 killed, 123 injured in airplane crash-landing in India

This photo taken on Aug. 7, 2020 shows the crash-land scene of Air India plane at Kozhikode Airport, southern Indian. ...

Former US National Security Adviser Scowcroft Dies

Brent Scowcroft, a pragmatic three-star general who served as national security adviser to Republican U.S. Presidents Gerald Ford and George ...

NASCAR sets schedule for season's final races

NASCAR set the schedule for the final lap of the 2020 season, a 30-race tour that begins with the Xfinity ...

Report: Texas Tech also fires assistant coach

Texas Tech fired assistant women's basketball coach Nikita Lowry Dawkins on Friday morning, hours after dismissing head coach Marlene Stollings ...

India to host Men's T20 World Cup in 2021: ICC

Dubai [UAE], Aug 7 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday announced that India will host the Men's T20 ...

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Blasts Off From Cape Canaveral

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida early Friday, carrying 57 Starlink satellites for the company's ...

Day of Radio Silence in Guinea-Bissau Protests Attack on Station

BISSAU, GUINEA-BISSAU  - Most radio stations in Guinea-Bissau fell silent for 24 hours on Thursday to show solidarity after a ...

India Records 2 Million COVID-19 Cases

NEW DELHI - With the fastest COVID-19 growth in the world, India has raced past 2 million cases, as public ...

'Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans' to premiere on Netflix in 2021

Washington [US], Aug 7 (ANI): Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro's much-anticipated movie 'Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans' has been scheduled ...

8 Russian songs that are famous EVERYWHERE

Culture Aug 07 2020 Victoria Ryabikova Pavol Frešo (CC BY 2.0); Public Domain; Russia Beyond Throughout the 20th century, Russian ...

The Soviet-era nuclear bunker cannibal ants mystery explained

The story caught the attention of the media in 2019. But what was all the fuss about?In November 2019, multiple ...

England's white-ball tour to India postponed until early 2021

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): England men's white-ball tour to India has been postponed until early 2021, announced Board ...

US Approaches 4.9 Million Coronavirus Cases

The number of COVID-19 cases around the world continues its steady climb with more than 19.1 million infections, according to ...

Actor Suniel Shetty invests in Vieroots

Kochi (Kerala) [India], Aug 7 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Bollywood stalwart Suniel Shetty has invested an undisclosed amount in Vieroots Wellness Solutions ...

Three major scientific controversies about coronavirus

Although political leaders have closed borders in response to COVID-19, scientists are collaborating like never before. But the coronavirus (SARS-COV-2) ...

8 simple strategies to fuel your body during a pandemic

People eat for many reasons - pleasure, emotional release, boredom or to connect with others. And then there is eating ...

China's foreign trade continues to edge up

Aerial photo taken on July 15, 2020 shows a container port in Quanzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province.(Xinhua/Song Weiwei)BEIJING, Aug. 7 ...

Jamshedpur FC appoint Owen Coyle as head coach

Jharkhand [India], Aug 7 (ANI): Ahead of the 2020-21 Indian Super League (ISL) season, Jamshedpur FC announced the signing of ...

EXTRACT | #ImStaying

Every country has its cultural identifiers - slang words, music, cultural traits, expressions, food and stories - the aspects of ...

EXTRACT | These are not gentle people : A true story

Ruth and Mercia stood, awkwardly, in the kitchen. Although she hadn't mentioned it yet, Mercia had heard about the incident ...

NSW offers to host coronavirus-threatened Australian Open

New South Wales offered to host the Australian Open tennis Grand Slam and other major sports events in Sydney on ...

SA spin coach snapped up by CWC holders England

was one of the support-staff casualties when Ottis Gibson's tenure as Proteas head coach ended in 2019 ... but he ...

How PSL coaches feel about the bio-bubble: 'You just get paranoid!'

as the PSL seeks to complete the 2019/20 campaign.The clubs have also gone into a draw to select home stadiums ...

Lena Waithe to develop show on open marriages

Washington [US], August 7 (ANI): Exploring the subject of non-traditional marriages, screenwriter Lena Waithe is in for developing a new ...

Coronavirus: Pakistan to resume international flights from Sunday

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 07 (ANI): Pakistan government on Friday announced the resumption of international flight operations at all airports in ...

16 fishermen rescued off Thane, says Coast Guard

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 7 (ANI): The Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC), Mumbai has saved the lives of 16 fishermen ...

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Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...

Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...

Pompeo calls TikiTok, WeChat, and other apps, 'significant threats'

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from ...

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