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Mexican journalists murdered while reporting on drugs, corruption

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: In a blow to the country's press corp, two Mexican journalists who had reported their country's slide ...

Anti-corruption Fight Is Stalled, COVID Not Helping

Most countries have made little to no progress in bringing down corruption levels over the past decade, and authorities' response ...

UN agency reveals impact of school closures during Covid

School closures have led to a loss of basic math and literacy skills and caused an array of mental health ...

COVID-19: Venezuela allows flights with Spain

Caracas [Venezuelan], January 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The Venezuelan government has added Spain to its list of permitted passenger air travel destinations ...

Roscosmos reveals carnage of Tonga eruption in before & after photos

A Russian satellite captured the scale of the devastation from space, showing an island completely obliteratedAn image posted online by ...

The pandemic exposed the vulnerability of international students in Canada

When the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, students in Canadian universities and colleges faced many challenges. Classes moved online, ...

Assange Wins First Stage in Effort to Appeal US Extradition

LONDON - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday won the first stage of his effort to overturn a U.K. ruling ...

Orlando City acquire Uruguayan F Facundo Torres

Orlando City SC acquired forward Facundo Torres of Uruguay on Monday and signed him to a four-year contract with a ...

Study finds prevention of mental health problems among schoolchildren could avoid dropout

Brasilia [Brazil], January 24 (ANI): The impact of mental health on a child's education and schooling was never taken seriously ...

Cruise ship flees to Bahamas in bid to avoid court seizure

Crystal Symphony bailed on its return to Miami, diverting to the Bahamas after a court ordered its seizure over unpaid ...

Ex-UFC fighter, 40, dies in late-night stabbing

Maiquel Falcao was found outside a bar with three stab wounds to his abdomenFormer UFC fighter Maiquel Falcao was discovered ...

Seoul Says It Paid Iran's Delinquent UN Dues to Restore Vote

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Using Iranian bank funds freed from American sanctions, South Korea has paid Iran's $18 million ...

Francis Ngannou decisions Ciryl Gane in UFC 270

In an incredible turn of events, the UFC's king of the fast knockout saved his heavyweight championship with his grappling ...

Peru Declares 'Environmental Emergency' Along Coast Hit by Oil Spill

LIMA, PERU - Peru on Saturday declared an 'environmental emergency' along a stretch of coast hit by an oil spill ...

Report: Orlando City acquire Uruguay F Facundo Torres

Orlando City SC reportedly completed a massive transfer deal for forward Facundo Torres of Uruguay. The Orlando Sentinel reported Saturday ...

Teens aren't lonely in lockdown if using social media positively: Study

California [US], January 22 (ANI): A new research has found that the problem is not the number of hours teenagers ...

Latin America, Asia Latest to Be Hit With Omicron Surge

SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA - In Costa Rica, officials are encouraging those infected with the coronavirus to skip voting in ...

UFC 270 Odds: Ciryl Gane favored vs. Francis Ngannou

An intriguing heavyweight title fight headlines the first UFC pay-per-view event of 2022. UFC 270, on Saturday night in Anaheim, ...

Nat Geo cancels 'Race To The Center Of The Earth' after first season

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): The Disney owned broadcaster Nat geo has cancelled the big-budget adventure competition series 'Race To ...

Bob Goalby, 1968 Masters champ, dies at 92

Bob Goalby, winner of the 1968 Masters and a founding force behind the PGA Tour Champions, has died at age ...

Covid outbreak at Antarctic base prompts evacuation

Over half the personnel at its La Esperanza research base are infected with Covid-19Nine unvaccinated and infected members of staff ...

Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez signs contract extension until 2027

Birmingham [UK], January 21 (ANI): Aston Villa on Friday announced that Birmingham [UK], January 21 (ANI): Aston Villa on Friday ...

Least popular world leader revealed

A survey shows the British PM's support is waningA poll by Morning Consult, a US-based data intelligence firm, has revealed ...

Brazilian Samba Singer Elza Soares Dies at 91

RIO DE JANEIRO - Elza Soares, one of the most revered singers in Brazilian samba music, died at her home ...

ISL: Mumbai City FC sign Brazilian forward Diego Mauricio

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 21 (ANI): Mumbai City FC on Friday confirmed that the club have completed the signing of ...

Timbers transfer MF Diego Valeri to Lanus in Argentina

Portland Timbers star Diego Valeri is on his way back to his native Argentina after the club transferred the midfielder ...

US sanctions are losing their effectiveness

The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL) released its annual report this month - and ...

Red Bulls sign F Zach Ryan, M Jesus Castellano

The New York Red Bulls signed Stanford forward Zach Ryan and Venezuelan midfielder Jesus Castellano. Both deals announced Thursday are ...

No. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev advances at raucous Australian Open

Russian Daniil Medvedev fought off home-country favorite Nick Kyrgios and a noisy crowd on Thursday to advance to the third ...

Australian Open, Day-4: Medvedev, Sabalenka and Halep enter third round, Raducanu and Muguruza knocked out

Melbourne [Australia], January 20 (ANI): The fourth day of the Australian Open 2022 turned out to be an eventful day ...

After blister strikes, Emma Raducanu bounced in Australia

Danka Kovinic will take her No. 98 world ranking into the third round of the Australian Open after defeating Britain's ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1500 GMT, Jan. 25

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

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1000 GMT, Jan. 25

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

Argentine midfielder Rodriguez to miss World Cup qualifiers

BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Defensive midfielder Guido Rodriguez has been ruled out of Argentina's 2022 World Cup qualifiers ...

UN experts land in Peru to help clean up oil spill

LIMA, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- A team of UN experts on environmental disasters arrived in Peru on Monday to assist ...

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

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

Xinhua world news summary at 0100 GMT, Jan. 25

DAMASCUS -- As many as 3,500 families have so far fled their homes in Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah amid ...

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

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

Brazil's financial market raises 2022 inflation forecast to 5.15 pct

BRASILIA, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian financial analysts raised their 2022 inflation forecast from 5.09 percent to 5.15 percent, but ...

Chile sets new record for daily COVID-19 cases

SANTIAGO, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Chile registered 14,780 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, a new daily record fueled ...

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Toyota says demand causing four-year wait for Japanese Land Cruisers

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota, the world's largest carmaker, has warned Japanese buyers of its new Land Cruiser SUV that they will ...

Despite losses, American Airlines optimistic about spring travel

DALLAS, Texas: American Airlines has reported losses of $931 million in the fourth quarter of 2021. Additionally, officials have said ...

Airbus cancels Qatar Airways order for 50 aircraft

PARIS, France: European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has canceled a multi-billion dollar order by Qatar Airways for 50 of its single-aisle ...

Mixed day for Asian stocks Monday, ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as investors fretted over this week's meeting of the ...

Toddler plays with phone, $2,000 in furniture delivered to home

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, New Jersey: A toddler in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 22-month-old Ayaansh Kumar, grabbed his mother's phone, pressed a ...

Crystal Cruises cancels sailings through April

HONG KONG: Crystal Cruises is suspending planned sailings of its two ocean-going ships and one expedition ship through 29th April, ...

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