Thu, 29 Jul 2021

Eight dead, 10 injured in 20-car crash during Utah sandstorm

KANOSH, Utah: At least eight people were killed and ten injured in a 20-vehicle collision caused by a sandstorm Sunday ...

United says government needs to end congestion at Newark airport

WASHINGTON D.C.: United Airlines is asking the federal government to reduce congestion at Newark Liberty International Airport, even as runway ...

Covid vaccines have reached 340.4 mln doses administered in U.S.

ATLANTA, Georgia: Latest statistics released by the United States report that 340,363,922 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered throughout ...

Amidst Covid, Olympics opener seen by fewest Americans in 33 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. audience watching the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics was the smallest in 33 years.NBC's broadcast ...

U.S. court overturns CDC requirements for cruise ships in Florida

WASHINGTON, D.C.: A federal appeals court on Friday reversed an earlier ruling and will let stand a ruling that prevents ...

Roads closed, residents evacuated due to buried WWII bomb in UK

LONDON, England: A World War II bomb was discovered on Thursday while excavating a new housing development, causing the evacuation ...

Tokyo Olympics again bans some Russian athletes due to drug use

TOKYO, Japan: The World Anti-Doping Agency has reported that a number of Russian athletes have been banned from competing at ...

COVID-19 infections rise

Geneva [Switzerland], July 29 (ANI): The global number of new COVID-19 cases reported last week (19-25 July) was over 3.8 ...

US supports WHO plans for further probe in COVID-19

Washington DC [US], July 29 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday met WHO chief Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesu ...

Tokyo Olympics: Important to focus on every point: Sindhu

Tokyo [Japan], July 29 (ANI): India shuttler PV Sindhu on Thursday said the fact that many people consider her a ...

Ind vs SL: 'Kuldeep is extremely talented'

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 29 (ANI): India bowling coach -- for the ongoing limited-overs series in Sri Lanka -- Paras ...

HIV vaccine efforts are undermined by off-target antibodies

California [US], July 29 (ANI): Some proof-of-concept HIV vaccines in early human trials generate antibodies that actively hinder protection by ...

Fight against climate change opens new avenues for China-EU cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua Having set ambitious climate targets and drawn up sweeping plans to limit greenhouse gas emissions, both ...

Asia Album: A closer look at tigers in India

© Provided by Xinhua NEW DELHI, July 29 (Xinhua) -- On the occasion of the annual International Tiger Day, take ...

Feature: Xiao Ruoteng: playing a vinyl record in Tokyo

© Provided by Xinhua Xiao Ruoteng: doing sports was like climbing Mount Qomolangma, the higher, the harder.TOKYO, July 29 (Xinhua) ...

Feature: China's 3x3 bronze shining like a gold

© Provided by Xinhua Since the last basketball Olympic medal at Barcelona 1992, it's been 29 years that China grasps ...

ATP roundup: Daniil Medvedev survives heat to make Olympics quarters

Second seed Daniil Medvedev battled oppressive heat and humidity that required him to take two medical timeouts on his way ...

Ito left sole Japanese for singles semis at Olympic table tennis

© Provided by Xinhua Star paddler Mima Ito becomes the only Japanese remaining in table tennis competitions, while all Chinese ...

Diksha Dagar qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo [Japan], July 29 (ANI): Indian golfer Diksha Dagar has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 after South Africa's Paula ...

Assam to give class 1 govt jobs to Olympic medalists

Guwahati (Assam) [India], July 29 (ANI): Assam government has decided to provide class I government jobs to medal winners of ...

LGBT Turks Take Stock After Disrupted Pride Celebrations

ISTANBUL - More than a month after Turkish authorities crushed Pride-themed events in Istanbul, emotions still run raw for members ...

Biden hails bipartisan infrastructure deal

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): President Biden on Wednesday hailed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal as a signal to the world ...

UK scraps quarantine for vaccinated EU, US travellers

London [UK], July 29 (ANI): Fully vaccinated people from the United States and European Union will be allowed to travel ...

Pakistan PM says US 'really messed it up' in Afghanistan

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the United States "really messed it up" in ...

Taliban not military outfits but normal civilians: Pak PM

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): The Taliban are not some military outfits but normal civilians, said Pakistan Prime Minister Imran ...

Somalia Green Energy Association Touts Clean Power Potential

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA - Somalia lacks a national power grid and relies on imported fuel, wood and charcoal to address its ...

US Treasury Sanctions Syrian Prisons, Officials, Armed Group

The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday announced sanctions on eight Syrian prisons run by President Bashar al-Assad's intelligence agencies, citing ...

Pandemic affected sex workers in Nepal get training

By Binod Prasad AdhikariKathmandu [Nepal], July 29 (ANI): Many sex workers in Nepal, who found themselves without work during the ...

BJP worked as watchdog of democracy during COVID pandemic

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has worked as a ...

Iraq reports record high daily COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua Spokesman of Iraqi Health Ministry warned that Iraq is witnessing "the most dangerous wave of infections ...

Rangers sign No. 2 overall draft pick Jack Leiter

The Texas Rangers signed right-handed pitcher Jack Leiter, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2021 MLB Draft, on Wednesday. ...

Biden Administration Launches Initiative to Build US-Africa Trade

NAIROBI - The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden has kicked off the Prosper Africa Build Together initiative by requesting ...

Zimbabwe Opening Victoria Falls to Vaccinated Tourists

HARARE, ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe is opening popular tourism destination Victoria Falls to visitors who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, in ...

Hope climate change hasn't taken backseat: Bhumi

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 28 (ANI): On World Nature Conservation Day, Bollywood actor Bhumi Pednekar hoped that the pressing issue ...

Calm before storm in Springboks-Lions series

It was all quiet on the rugby front in South Africa on Wednesday as both the Springboks and the British ...

Georgian ruling party walks out on critical political agreement

Georgia's ruling party unexpectedly walked out on a landmark agreement with the opposition that had been brokered by the European ...

Excluding migrants undermines the success of COVID-19 vaccine rollouts

Migration is increasingly recognised as a determinant of health. Research shows that, in many cases, cross-border migrants arriving in new ...

Pollard shines before West Indies and Pakistan T20 abandoned

Persistent rainfall forced the abandonment of the first T20 International of a four-match series between the West Indies and Pakistan ...

Sri Lanka level Covid-hit T20 series with two balls to spare

Disciplined bowling and Dhanajaya de Silva's unbeaten 40 helped Sri Lanka to a series-levelling four-wicket win over India in the ...

Pakistani Army continues to support Taliban, Al Qaeda

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 28 (ANI): As the situation in Afghanistan deteriorates with an increase in offensives by the Taliban, Pakistan ...

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Federal Reserve leaves rates unchanged, Wall Street closes mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Wednesday despite a widening of the U.S. trade deficit, offset ...

Drone test delivers supplies to North Carolina Island

OCRACOKE, North Carolina: Drones were successful in delivering vital supplies to a remote North Carolina island during a test this ...

Asian stock markets sold off, Hong Kong the exception

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The beleaguered Hong Kong index, the Hang Seng finally corrected higher on Wednesday, after a relentless ...

Lagging behind other airports, Heathrow tells UK to reopen travel

LONDON, England: London's Heathrow Airport is not recovering passenger traffic as quickly as other airports in Europe and has urged ...

Vatican shortfall less than projected due to spending reductions

VATICAN CITY: The Vatican reports that it closed out 2020 with a deficit of $78 million, which was better than ...

Air Canada remains in red, but sees brighter future for air travel

TORONTO, Canada: Air Canada is projecting increased domestic and U.S.-bound flight bookings by this winter as travel restrictions ease.At the ...

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