Mon, 19 Apr 2021

Canadian court upholds agreement with U.S. on refusing asylum seekers

OTTAWA, Canada: A Canadian appeals court has upheld a Canada-U.S. agreement to turn back asylum seekers.The ruling overturned a Canadian ...

Disneyland set to re-start operations, Covid precautions in place

BURBANK, California: Disneyland is set to reopen on April 30 and tickets are now being sold for the first time ...

Brexit trade agreement on track for approval by European Parliament

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Committees of the European Parliament handling relations with Britain have approved the EU-UK post-Brexit trade and cooperation deal, ...

After 20,000 servers hacked, all U.S. agencies ordered to use patches

WASHINGTON D.C.: All U.S. government agencies have been directed to install patches on Microsoft software to prevent hacking into emails.The ...

Take trains, not flights, French parliament to tell travelers

PARIS, France: French lawmakers are expected to approve a ban on any domestic flight that can be covered by train ...

NASA awaits software update before Mars helicopter takes off

ORLANDO, Florida: A software problem has caused NASA to delay the first helicopter flight on Mars.When Perseverance, the Mars rover, ...

U.S. deepens ties with Taiwan following Chinese threats

BEIJING, China: Following increasing Chinese military activity around Taiwan, the U.S. State Department has announced it would deepen relations with ...

Investigation underway into mass shooting near Indianapolis Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - At least eight people, including 2 teenagers, have been shot dead by a lone gunman at a ...

KEC signs up with Adani for completion of WKTL project

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 19 (ANI): Infrastructure major KEC International has signed project and novation agreements with Adani Transmission's subsidiary ...

Gary Neville slams founding clubs of ESL

London [UK], April 19 (ANI): Former England and Manchester United legend, Gary Neville on Monday slammed all founding clubs of ...

Why is Franco-Indian strategic partnership in full swing?

Paris [France], April 19 (ANI): From one extreme to the other. In India, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is ...

Stocks crack as second wave of Covid intensifies

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 19 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded substantially lower during early hours on Monday as the country ...

Chinese Navy seeks to be more 'port'able

Hong Kong, April 19 (ANI): One of China's strengths - as an authoritarian communist state - is its ability to ...

On this day in 2006: Gillespie registered his highest score

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): It was on this day, 15 years ago, when former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie ...

Houston upsets San Francisco, improves to 2-0 in wild Sunday

The final day of the opening weekend of the Overwatch League's 2021 season finished with explosive matchups as the Houston ...

European Super League's formation and format announced

London [UK], April 19 (ANI): A group of 12 European clubs on Monday confirmed their plans to launch a new ...

Opening of travel bubble with New Zealand a "win-win"

Canberra [Australia], April 19 (ANI/Xinhua): Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday welcomed the opening of free travel between his ...

J'Khand seeks Centre's nod to import Remdesivir vials

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], April 19 (ANI): With the increasing demand of Remdesivir for critical patients in Jharkhand, the state government ...

Chad Army Says It Has Stopped Rebel Advance Toward Capital

N'DJAMENA, CHAD - The Chadian military said it had halted an advance by rebels coming from neighboring Libya, but the ...

Matanao town opens natural sites as tourist destinations

MATANAO, Davao del Sur, April 16 (PIA) - The municipality of Matanao in Davao del Sur took pride in showcasing ...

High-Ranking Iranian General Hejazi Dies at 65

TEHRAN - A high-ranking general key to Iran's security apparatus has died, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps announced on Sunday.Brig. ...

UEFA statement on proposed Super League

London [UK], April 19 (ANI): UEFA has said that any player and club who participates in the proposed Super League ...

UNHCR Voices Concern After Botswana Deports Zimbabwean Refugees

GABORONE, BOTSWANA - The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says it is concerned after Botswana deported ...

5 Wounded in Rocket Attack on Iraqi Base Hosting US Troops

SAMARRA, IRAQ - Five rockets targeted an Iraqi airbase hosting U.S. soldiers Sunday, wounding two foreign contractors and three Iraqi ...

Russia Expels 20 Czechs After Blast Blamed on Skripal Suspects

MOSCOW/PRAGUE - Moscow expelled 20 Czech diplomats on Sunday in a confrontation over Czech allegations that two Russian spies accused ...

Choice of 'friendship, enmity' in Pakistan's hands: Ghani

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 19 (ANI): The announcement of the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan will require that Pakistan make ...

SA men, Namibia women qualify for 2022 Indoor Hockey WC

Durban [South Africa], April 19 (ANI): South Africa men and Namibia women have sealed their spots at the FIH Indoor ...

'India is very committed' on climate action, says Marcon

Washington DC [US], April 19 (ANI): Stressing on the need for innovation on the issue of climate change, French President ...

Peter Weir's Gallipoli 40 years on: deftly directed and still devastating

With the release of the first-world-war film Gallipoli in 1981, director Peter Weir could finally shrug off the nickname he ...

No Guarantees on Afghanistan After Troop Pullout, Says Top Biden Aide

WASHINGTON - No one can say with any certainty what will happen in Afghanistan once U.S. President Joe Biden withdraws ...

Russian Opposition Calls for Protests as Navalny's Health Worsens

MOSCOW - Allies of jailed Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny announced nationwide protests for this Wednesday - after the opposition ...

US, China Pledge Urgent Climate Control Measures

WASHINGTON - China and the United States, the world's two biggest carbon polluters, have reached a new agreement to take ...

Nketiah's late leveller saves Arsenal as Fulham suffer survival blow

Eddie Nketiah delivered a hammer blow to Fulham's bid for Premier League survival as the Arsenal striker's last-gasp goal rescued ...

Africa cashew nut farmers not reaping benefits, says UN body

World production and trade of raw cashew nuts have more than doubled since 2000, with African producers accounting for two-thirds ...

Max Verstappen wins Emilia Romagna GP

Imola [Italy], April 18 (ANI): Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen took a superb victory in an action-packed Emilia Romagna Grand ...

De Villiers 'absolutely' ready to don SA jersey for T20 WC

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 18 (ANI): AB de Villiers might have played his last game in the shortest format ...

Sindhi American activists highlight rights violation in Pak

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], April 18 (ANI): Several US-based Sindhi activists are on an almost month-long arduous journey from New ...

Nationals place RHP Stephen Strasburg (shoulder) on IL

The Washington Nationals placed starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 10-day injured list Sunday with inflammation in his right shoulder. ...

Madhuri Dixit shares goofy Sunday post

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Known for always holding her elegant demeanour, Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit, was seen embracing ...

Stefanos Tsitsipas rolls to Monte Carlo title

Fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece earned his first ATP Masters 1000 title on Sunday, knocking off sixth-seeded Russian Andrey Rublev ...

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Coronavirus rates at record high among 19 and younger in Michigan

ATLANTA, Georgia: As Covid-19 cases again increase in states such as Michigan and Minnesota, officials have voiced concern about children ...

Canadian court upholds agreement with U.S. on refusing asylum seekers

OTTAWA, Canada: A Canadian appeals court has upheld a Canada-U.S. agreement to turn back asylum seekers.The ruling overturned a Canadian ...

Disneyland set to re-start operations, Covid precautions in place

BURBANK, California: Disneyland is set to reopen on April 30 and tickets are now being sold for the first time ...

Brexit trade agreement on track for approval by European Parliament

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Committees of the European Parliament handling relations with Britain have approved the EU-UK post-Brexit trade and cooperation deal, ...

After 20,000 servers hacked, all U.S. agencies ordered to use patches

WASHINGTON D.C.: All U.S. government agencies have been directed to install patches on Microsoft software to prevent hacking into emails.The ...

Take trains, not flights, French parliament to tell travelers

PARIS, France: French lawmakers are expected to approve a ban on any domestic flight that can be covered by train ...

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