Sat, 27 Feb 2021

March 2 is a special non-working holiday in La Union

SAN FERNANDO CITY, Feb. 26 (PIA) -- Malacanang has declared anew March 2 this year as a special non-working holiday ...

Harsh Vardhan lays foundation stone of Mon Medical College

Mon (Nagaland) [India], February 26 (ANI): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday laid the foundation stone of the Mon ...

Bolivia launches unprecedented vaccination drive to combat COVID-19

© Provided by Xinhua On Wednesday, a shipment of the Chinese vaccines arrived in the Latin American country from Beijing. ...

Bharat Biotech confirms deal with Brazil to supply doses

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): Bharat Biotech International Limited on Friday confirmed that the company has signed an agreement ...

Sri Lanka puts Chinese COVID-19 vaccine on hold

Colombo [Sri Lanka], February 26 (ANI): Sri Lanka has put Chinese Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine on hold and will use India-manufactured ...

Deepak enters into semis of Strandja Memorial Tournament

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): Indian boxer Deepak Kumar continued his sensational run at the 72nd Strandja Memorial Tournament ...

Lahiri closes bitter-sweet round in Puerto Rico Open

Rio Grande [Puerto Rico], February 26 (ANI): Anirban Lahiri had a bitter-sweet round on the first day of the PGA ...

Update: Xi pledges continuous support for Colombia's COVID-19 fight

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that China stands ready to ...

Toll from COVID-19 in Brazil surpasses 250,000 people

Brasilia [Brazil], February 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of people, who have died of COVID-19 in Brazil, has increased by 1,541 ...

ATP Roundup: Diego Schwartzman reaches Cordoba quarters

Teenager Juan Manuel Cerundolo had not played a tour-level match prior to this week, but now has reached the quarterfinals ...

Tommy Gainey grabs early lead at Puerto Rico Open

Tommy Gainey birdied five of his last seven holes Thursday to grab a one-shot lead after the first round of ...

Cape Derby glory beckons at Kenilworth

Analytical horseplayers are conditioned to follow the top jockeys and trainers on big race days."Nothing succeeds like success," is a ...

Liverpool 'deeply saddened' by death of Alisson's father

Premier League champions Liverpool said on Thursday they were "deeply saddened" by the death of goalkeeper Alisson Becker's father in ...

India gets support for TRIPS waiver from 57 nations

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): As many as 57 members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) have supported India's ...

ISRO to launch 19 satellites onboard PSLV-C51 on Feb 28

Nellore (Andhra Pradesh) [India], February 25 (ANI): Primary satellite Amazonia-1 of Brazil and 18 co-passenger satellites onboard the Polar Satellite ...

Liverpool handed fitness boost as Jota returns to training

Liverpool received a much-needed boost with the return to full training of Diogo Jota for the first time since December.And ...

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson's father dies after drowning

The father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has died after drowning in a Brazilian lake.Jose Becker went swimming at his ...

Bolivia to begin mass vaccination with Chinese Sinopharm vaccines

© Provided by Xinhua "Bolivia now has the vaccines. We have the solution ... Now we are going to vaccinate ...

USWNT routs Argentina 6-0 to capture SheBelieves Cup

Megan Rapinoe scored two goals and Kristie Mewis and Carli Lloyd each added a goal and an assist as the ...

Man Exits Church After Years in Sanctuary From Deportation

MAPLEWOOD, MISSOURI - After 3½ years of living inside a Missouri church to avoid deportation, Honduran immigrant Alex Garcia finally ...

The Infodemic: President Biden's Misleading Vaccine Claims

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkClaim: The ...

Police in Germany, Belgium Seize Record 23 Tons of Cocaine

German customs authorities Wednesday announced the largest seizure of cocaine in European history, more than 23 tons discovered in two ...

One-Shot Vaccine Protects Against COVID, US Government Says

The U.S. government has determined that a one-shot COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson is safe and offers partial ...

EP Kings' way 'opposite' to Bulls, but Agaba admits intel is scarce

Ex-King Tim Agaba believes he and his Bulls team-mates can expect a running game from the Eastern Province outfit this ...

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots

At least 75 inmates died in Ecuador's jails.The deaths were attributed to riots resulting from gang rivalry.Authorities say the military ...

Imperial makes 'bold' move to exit international operations

Imperial logistics as been in business for more than 70 years, since its inception as a Chrysler dealership in Johannesburg.The ...

Indian Country Gripped by Haaland Hearing for Top US Post

FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA - For Native Americans, Deb Haaland is more than an elected official on track to become the first ...

Turkish court jails three for helping Carlos Ghosn escape from Japan

A Turkish court has convicted an executive and two pilots of a small airline on charges of 'migrant smuggling' for ...

The Illegal Arms Trade and Israel

By Terry Crawford-BrowneAn Israeli documentary film called The Lab was made in 2013. It was shown in Pretoria and Cape ...

Washington 2021 Position Reset: Cornerback

Zach Selby The views and opinions expressed in this article do not reflect the opinion of the team.With Super Bowl ...

The End of Nuclear Arms 2021

By Mitzi Stark (WILPF) and Giovanny Blanco (World Without Warsand Violence)The 22ndof January, 2021 became an important day in history ...

No to the privatization of the Brazilian Central Bank

Why have a Central Bank?Central banks are by nature public because they formulate and administer the MONETARY POLICY. And the ...

Brazil registers 13.5 pct unemployment in 2020, highest since 2012

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Brazil recorded 13.5 percent unemployment in 2020, equivalent to 13.4 million people and ...

EU Leaders Agree on Introduction of Vaccine Passports by Summer 2021

EU leaders have agreed to introduce vaccine passports by the summer in a boost to Britons planning holidays on Europe's ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Iraq reports 4,336 new cases, 688,698 in total

BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

PGA Tour Puerto Rico Open leading scores

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Following are the leading first-round scores from the US PGA Tour Puerto Rico Open in ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1000 GMT, Feb. 26

BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Flamengo win second straight Brazilian Serie A title

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Flamengo secured their second consecutive Brazilian Serie A title on Thursday despite a ...

Analysis: Former Bayi players might change CBA title-contending scenario

BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- All eyes are on the destination of former Bayi players during the Chinese Basketball Association ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Colombia extends health emergency by 3 months

BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

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U.S. stocks breakdown continues, techs however gain

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were like a tug of war Friday. Industrials lost ground, while technology stocks ...

Ability to transfer money prevented by Wednesday failure at U.S. Fed

WASHINGTON, DC - Several payment services belonging to the U.S. Federal Reserve came to a standstill on Wednesday, including the ...

Stocks in Tokyo drop more than twelve hundred points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia were slammed on Friday sending the major indices tumbling."The bond market is signalling ...

US home values rise by 10% in one year

The US is witnessing the strongest housing market boom since 2014, with record-low mortgage rates and a limited supply of ...

U.S. stocks take a bath, Dow Jones dives 560 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday as U.S. Treasury yields rose. sparking inflationary fears.Technology stocks took ...

Macquarie profits up by $317 million due to Texas deep freeze

The winter storms that have swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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