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Mideast in Pictures: FIFA World Cup trophy arrives in Kuwait

© Provided by Xinhua KUWAIT CITY, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The FIFA World Cup trophy landed in Kuwait on Monday ...


Will continue to win for India, says Nikhat Zareen after win in IBA Women's World Boxing C'ships

Istanbul [Turkey], May 16 (ANI): Indian boxers Nikhat Zareen, who won medals at the 12th edition of the IBA Women's ...


Nikhat, Manisha enter semis, confirm medals at 12th IBA Women's World Boxing C'ships

New Delhi [India], May 16 (ANI): Indian boxers Nikhat Zareen and Manisha continued their brilliant forms to secure themselves medals ...


UFC cornerman explains dirty Brazilians remark

Tony Kelley was lambasted online for comments he made to his fighter during a recent eventUFC cornerman Tony Kelley says ...


Four Killed, Four Wounded in Brazil Shooting

Rio de Janeiro - Gunmen in Brazil opened fire outside a bar in the northern city of Altamira, killing four ...


Women's World Boxing Championships: Nikhat, Parveen, Anamika and Jaismine enter quarters

Istanbul (Turkey), May 16 (ANI): India's Nikhat Zareen (52kg), Parveen (63kg), Anamika (50kg) and Jaismine (60kg) eased past their respective ...


Salvador Perez's clutch hit lifts Royals over Rockies

Salvador Perez had a two-run single in the ninth inning to help the Kansas City Royals rally for an 8-7 ...


Pricy Tortillas: Latin America's Poor Struggle to Afford Staples

No item is more essential to Mexican dinner tables than the corn tortilla. But the burst of inflation that is ...


Footballer arrested for alleged racial slur during match

The player was arrested and then bailed after making alleged racist remarks during a football match in BrazilRafael Ramos, a ...


Son of boxing legend viciously knocked out in latest bout

Evan Holyfield was knocked out by unheralded opponent Jurmain McDonaldBoxing prospect Evan Holyfield, son of the iconic former heavyweight champion ...


Can the West survive without Russian oil

Countries pushing for an embargo may not find alternative crude suppliersThe EU and UK recently announced plans to ban all ...


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Four students dead in Bolivia after gas grenade sets off stampede

POTOSI, Bolivia: On May 9, a tear gas grenade set off during a university assembly in Bolivia triggered a stampede, ...

ATP Roundup: Federico Delbonis wins first-round match

Seventh-seeded Federico Delbonis of Argentina advanced to the Round of 16 in the Geneva Open on Monday, defeating Lithuanian wild-card ...

OF Gerardo Parra, and 'Baby Shark' folk hero, retires

Veteran outfielder Gerardo Parra, who became a fan favorite with the Washington Nationals on their 2019 World Series run, announced ...

What precious stones are found in Russia

The Ural Mountains and Siberia are veritable Russian treasure troves, where a startling variety of minerals are mined, before being ...

Will continue to win for India, says Nikhat Zareen after win in IBA Women's World Boxing C'ships

Istanbul [Turkey], May 16 (ANI): Indian boxers Nikhat Zareen, who won medals at the 12th edition of the IBA Women's ...

Nikhat, Manisha enter semis, confirm medals at 12th IBA Women's World Boxing C'ships

New Delhi [India], May 16 (ANI): Indian boxers Nikhat Zareen and Manisha continued their brilliant forms to secure themselves medals ...

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Report: Germany has taken in over 700,000 refugees from Ukraine

BERLIN, Germany: Citing Interior Ministry data, Welt am Sonntag newspaper has reported that more than 700,000 people fleeing the war ...

US pressured by airlines to lift Covid testing requirements

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. airline industry is pressuring the Biden administration to lift a 16-month-old regulation requiring a negative COVID-19 ...

Czech resort opens world's largest pedestrian suspension bridge

DOLNI MORAVA, Czech Republic: The world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has opened at a mountain resort in the Czech Republic. ...

Junta outpost attacked: 15 killed, five captured by resistance fighters

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to an officer who participated in the assault, two local defense forces have destroyed a ...

Tunisian navy rescues 32 Bangladeshis headed for Europe

TUNIS, Tunisia - The Tunisian navy said Saturday that it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, sailing from Libya to ...

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Nepal to get free 21.9% of 490mw electricity every month

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The governments of Nepal and India have signed a bilateral memorandum of understanding for the construction of ...


Kia reports second most electric car sales in US, Ford close behind

LOS ANGELES, California: Kia has become the second largest manufacturer of electric vehicles sold in the United States, second only ...


U.S. stock markets undermined by weak Chinese data

NEW YORK, New York - Weak economic news out of China undermined stocks on Wall Street on Monday. The major ...


Braking problems cause Mercedes-Benz to issue do-not-drive order

ATLANTA, Georgia: Mercedes-Benz USA has requested drivers to stop driving some of their autos immediately due to braking problems.The announcement ...


U.S. dollar reaches all-time high in Pakistan, crosses Rs194 in interbank trade

KARACHI, Pakistan - The U.S. dollar climbed past Rs194 in the interbank market in Pakistan on Monday as analysts expressed ...


Three bidders weigh purchasing Italy's state-owned ITA Airways

ROME, Italy: Italy has announced plans to sell state-owned ITA Airways, the successor to Alitalia, by the end of June, ...


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