Fri, 25 Sep 2020

Coronavirus Delays Rio de Janeiro's Annual Carnival Parade

Rio de Janeiro is postponing February's annual Carnival parade for the first time in a century because of Brazil's ongoing ...

US imposes sanctions on two individuals, four entities in Iran

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States has imposed sanctions on two individuals and four entities in Iran, the ...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 32 mln -- Johns Hopkins University

The United States reported the most cases and deaths around the world.NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Global COVID-19 cases ...

Favored at French Open, Nadal chases Federer's slam mark

Rafa Nadal is favored to win his 13th French Open title despite failing to reach the semifinals of the lone ...

Santiago Arias joins Bayer Leverkusen on season-long loan

Leverkusen [Germany], September 24 (ANI): Bayer Leverkusen on Thursday announced that Santiago Arias has joined the club on a season-long ...

Lampard hails 'leader' Thiago Silva after Chelsea romp

Frank Lampard hailed Thiago Silva's "perfect 60 minutes" after the veteran Brazil defender made his debut for Chelsea in the ...

Worlds 'new goal' for Tour de France winner Tadej Pogacar

Road cycling's world championships start this week with Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar eyeing the crown days after crossing ...

RITES bags Rs 206 crore contract for road over bridges in AP

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Sep 24 (ANI): (ANI): Government-owned RITES Ltd said on Thursday it has been awarded a turnkey contract ...

India ranks second among top global online learners: Coursera

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): With 9.8 million online learners, India ranks second on online learning platform Coursera's inaugural ...

All Black Christmas? New Zealand fume over festive quarantine

New Zealand Rugby on Thursday refused to rule out boycotting the end of this year's Rugby Championship in Australia after ...

Coronavirus watch updates, Sept. 24

People walk in Times Square during the COVID-19 pandemic in New York, the United States, Sept. 13, 2020. (Photo by ...

China Stuns South Americans With Aggressive Galapagos Fishing Fleet

A Chinese fishing armada that has shown up off the northwestern coast of South America has stunned several governments there.The ...

World Becoming Less Accepting of Migrants, Poll Finds

As the European Union introduces a new migration and asylum plan after a blaze at an overcrowded camp in Greece ...

India 'proud' to endorse US initiative on Joint Statement on UDHR

New York [US], September 24 (ANI): India on Wednesday (local time) said it is "proud" to endorse the US initiative ...

Riot Games sets regional Valorant tournaments

First Strike, a series of Valorant tournaments to be held across eight regions, will be launched this fall, Riot Games ...

UN Mission Calls for Investigation of Venezuela Rights Violations

GENEVA - UN investigation into Venezuela's human rights record has uncovered gross violations and abuse ordered and committed at the ...

Johnson & Johnson Launches Final-Stage COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it has launched the final stage of a single-shot COVID-19 vaccine trial the company hopes ...

Reformed multilateral-ism guides India's approach to UN: Jaishankar

New York [US], September 23 (ANI): Reformed Multilateralism guides India's approach to the United Nations, said Union External Affairs Minister ...

Russia to soon register second vaccine against COVID-19 says Putin

Moscow [Russia], September 23 (ANI): Russia will soon register a second vaccine against COVID-19, informed President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. ...

Thiago Silva recalls TB fright ahead of Chelsea debut

As he prepares to make his debut for Chelsea, Thiago Silva has spoken of how his frightening battle with tuberculosis ...

Marseille allege Neymar made racist remarks towards Japan's Sakai

Marseille claim to have footage of Neymar racially abusing Japanese right-back Hiroki Sakai during their Ligue 1 win over Paris ...

The Brazilian prisoners battling wetland fires

Prison inmates are joining the effort to quell raging wildfires in Brazil's Pantanal wetlands, part of a reintegration scheme to ...

Venezuela Denounces Multiform Aggression by US at UN

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, denounced before the UN General Assembly the aggression in the media, ...

We Simply Want Peace in Colombia and For The Atrocities to Stop

According to the United Nations Commissioner, there have been 33 massacres so far this year.With much indignation, Colombian citizens, organizations, ...

We Simply Want Peace in Colombia and Atrocities to Stop

So far this year, there have been 33 massacres, According to the United Nations Commissioner.By Gustavo EspinozaWith much indignation, Colombian ...

World Becoming Less Tolerant of Migrants: Gallup Poll

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The world is becoming less tolerant of migrants, according to a poll released on Wednesday as Europe ...

Boca Juniors move closer to Copa Libertadores knockout berth

MEDELLIN, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Six-time Copa Libertadores champions Boca Juniors took a major step toward securing a place in ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, Sept. 25

BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

COVID-19 pandemic wipes out 6 mln jobs in Peru

LIMA, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- More than 6 million Peruvians have been left jobless due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Labor ...

Flamengo asks for match postponement as 16 players positive for COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Flamengo have asked the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to postpone their match against ...

Ecuador invests 219 mln USD in fighting COVID-19

QUITO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Ecuadoran government has invested more than 219 million U.S. dollars in fighting COVID-19 through ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Brazil's death toll reaches 139,808

BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0000 GMT, Sept. 25

BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll nears 140,000

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Brazil on Thursday said 831 deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the ...

Brazil retail trade confidence up 3 points in September

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Retail trade confidence in Brazil rose 3 points in September for the fifth ...

Brazil's central bank upgrades 2020 growth forecast to 5 pct drop in GDP

BRASILIA, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Central Bank of Brazil upgraded its economic growth forecast for 2020, from a 6.4 ...

Emotional Suarez says 'goodbye' to Barca in press conference

MADRID, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Luis Suarez said 'goodbye' to FC Barcelona in an emotional press conference held at the ...

Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, Sept. 24

BEIRUT -- Lebanon's chairman of the parliament's public works and transport committee Nazih Najem said Thursday that there are 49 ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1000 GMT, Sept. 24

BEIJING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

News Analysis: Robbery of TikTok reveals unabashed U.S. hegemony

BEIJING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. government recently coerced ByteDance to sell video-sharing app TikTok's U.S. business to American ...

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Stocks in Asia steady, modest gains in Japan, Australia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were generally stronger on Friday, at least in Japan and Australia."What we've seen ...

European Union takes steps to boost international role of euro

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission on Thursday unveiled plans to expand the European Union's (EU) Capital ...

Wall Street's Robinhood traders come up for air

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks managed modest gains on Thursday as lawmakers again went to work on a ...

UK restaurants and pubs brace for fallout from new restrictions

LONDON, UK - Britain became the latest European country to impose restrictions on socializing Wednesday following a sharp rise in ...

China to enhance corporate governance of listed companies

An employee arranges products to be exported to Russia at a food processing company in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, ...

'Anti-farmer' legislation in India triggers nationwide protests

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], September 23 (ANI): Several farmers and Congress workers held a 'tractor protest' at Mullanpur Dakha in Ludhiana, ...

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