Mon, 02 Aug 2021

New Samoa Prime Minister cancels $100 million Chinese port project

APIA, Samoa: The new prime minister of the island nation of Samoa has said she will cancel a Chinese-financed port ...

Fearing China, Philippines signs pact to return U.S. troops

MANILA, Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has invited U.S. troops to return to bases the Americans only recently evacuated.U.S. Secretary ...

Biden seeks to set example as he urges employees to become vaccinated

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden has announced that millions of federal workers will either need to show proof of having ...

YouTube takes action against Australian broadcaster, ACMA silent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - ACMA, the Australian Communications Media Authority has been sidelined by the U.S. social media giant YouTube.ACMA, ...

German woman walked around for weeks with winning $39M ticket

BERLIN, Germany: A German woman walked around with a winning $39 million lottery ticket in her purse for weeks before ...

Rising soccer star, 16, dies after car crash in Netherlands

IJSSELSTEIN, Netherlands - Up-and-coming football talent Noah Gesser and his teenage brother have been killed in a head-on collision.Ajax's 16-year ...

Chinese threats push forward discussions on U.S.-Vietnam ties

HANOI, Vietnam: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with government officials in Vietnam on Thursday to discuss deepening security in ...

Calif. desalination plant to begin construction in 2022

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California: In a bid to develop a major source of water for drinking and irrigation, California appears poised ...

Amid surge, Thailand opens first Covid airport hospital in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand has opened an 1,800 bed field hospital for Covid patients in a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don ...

Gambling on regaining majority, Canada's Trudeau to hold elections

OTTAWA, Canada: Reports from Canada say Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will schedule snap elections in September, two years ahead ...

20-year old youth shot deal by Israeli soldiers during teen's funeral

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 20-year old Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli army soldiers on Thursday as he attended ...

Biles to Compete in Balance Beam Final

TOKYO - Simone Biles will compete in Tuesday's balance beam final, the last women's event on the Tokyo Olympics gymnastics ...

Three more players called up to Springbok squad

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named three new additions to the national squad on Monday, with wing Rosko Specman, loose forward ...

At An Extraordinary Olympics, Acts of Kindness Abound

TOKYO - A surfer jumping in to translate for the rival who'd just beaten him. High-jumping friends agreeing to share ...

Chinese weightlifter Wang crowned in women's 87kg at Tokyo Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua Wang Zhouyu of China pocketed the gold medal in women's 87kg at the Tokyo Olympic.TOKYO, Aug. ...

COVID-19 cases rising in Sri Lanka, says WHO

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 2 (ANI/Xinhua): The World Health Organization (WHO) in Sri Lanka said that COVID-19 cases were rising ...

Tokyo Olympics: Gurjit Kaur's family exchanges sweets

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], August 2 (ANI): Indian women's hockey team defender Gurjit Kaur's family exchanged sweets at their home in ...

Philippines opposes politicization of COVID-19 origins

© Provided by Xinhua "It is important that the world link arms to fight this. The problem is if we ...

Graham Reid talks about semi-final against Belgium

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team coach Graham Reid has sent out a strong message to ...

Google will not let users sign in on old Android devices

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): Using an old Android device? Then you might want to upgrade to a new one ...

Pegasus is a spying scandal, says Congress

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Congress Party leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday termed Pegasus as a 'spying scandal' ...

Olympics-Gymnastics-Biles to Compete in Balance Beam Final

TOKYO - Simone Biles will compete in Tuesday's balance beam final, the last women's event on the Tokyo Olympics gymnastics ...

Canada Shocks USA to Reach Olympic Women's Soccer Final

Jessie Fleming scored a second-half penalty as Canada upset four-time Olympic women's football champions the United States 1-0 in Kashima ...

Sporting community elated after women's hockey team wins

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Wishes came pouring from all around the sporting community after the Indian women's hockey ...

Australia name Wade captain for Bangladesh T20s

Australia on Monday named wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade captain for the five-match Twenty20 series against Bangladesh in the absence of the ...

Nigeria receives four million Covid-19 vaccine doses from US

Nigeria received four million doses of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine from the United States on Sunday as the West African ...

Manpreet Vohra appointed as next High Commissioner to Nauru

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Manpreet Vohra, presently High Commissioner of India to Australia, has been concurrently accredited as ...

Tokyo 2020: Biles to participate in balance beam final

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): USA Gymnastics on Monday announced that six-time Olympic medallist Simone Biles will participate in the ...

Penn GSE and MiraiNxt collaborate to announce a new program

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI/SRV Media): In an alliance with the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (PennGSE), ...

Online purchases without permission by kids

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): OLX India conducted a study to understand digital behaviour among kids during the pandemic, ...

Output growth reinstated amid rebound in factory orders

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Operating conditions in India improved during July after growth was halted by the escalation ...

Brett Lee praises Indian bowling attack

Dubai [UAE], August 2 (ANI): Former Australia pacer Brett Lee has praised the Indian bench strength and believes that the ...

Freakout Entertainment honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 2 (ANI/PNN): Noted movie promotion company Freakout Entertainment has added another feather to its cap. The ...

Millions under virus lockdown as China battles Delta outbreak

China is trying to contain its largest coronavirus outbreak in months with mass testing and travel curbs.The fast-spreading Delta variant ...

DesiCrew scales up AI and ML service offerings

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Chennai-based DesiCrew, a digital transformation services company in the league of India's ...

Namibia eager to partner with China on wildlife cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua "Namibia-China cooperation is very cordial and a genuine one, especially when it comes to conservation programs ...

Xinhua Photo Daily | Aug. 2, 2021

BEIJING, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Sonu Sood becomes the Brand Ambassador at Special Olympics

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 2 (ANI): Indian actor and philanthropist Sonu Sood has always been a step forward to aid ...

AIWMI announces 2nd edition

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 2 (ANI/Hunk Golden and Media): The Association of International Wealth Management of India (AIWMI), a not-for-profit ...

Film producer held for duping Delhi businessman

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): A film producer was on Monday arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Mathura for allegedly duping ...

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U.S. seizes tanker, seeks owner for bypassing North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United Sates has seized a tanker that it said was assisting North Korea in evading sanctions. In ...

New Samoa Prime Minister cancels $100 million Chinese port project

APIA, Samoa: The new prime minister of the island nation of Samoa has said she will cancel a Chinese-financed port ...

Fearing China, Philippines signs pact to return U.S. troops

MANILA, Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has invited U.S. troops to return to bases the Americans only recently evacuated.U.S. Secretary ...

Biden seeks to set example as he urges employees to become vaccinated

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden has announced that millions of federal workers will either need to show proof of having ...

YouTube takes action against Australian broadcaster, ACMA silent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - ACMA, the Australian Communications Media Authority has been sidelined by the U.S. social media giant YouTube.ACMA, ...

German woman walked around for weeks with winning $39M ticket

BERLIN, Germany: A German woman walked around with a winning $39 million lottery ticket in her purse for weeks before ...

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