Fri, 25 Sep 2020

Asteroid size of a bus comes close to Earth

Scientists at the U.S. space agency NASA say a small asteroid - roughly the size of a bus - passed ...

One of New York's finest accused of spying for China

NEW YORK, New York - An ethnic Tibetan New York City police officer and U.S. Army reservist was unmasked this ...

Why Biden should not pick Michele Flournoy as defense secretary

If the Democrats manage to push Joe Biden over the finish line in November's election, he will find himself presiding ...

Life could be habitable underground on Mars, scientsts say

MASSACHUSETTS, September 23 (ANI): Recent science missions and results are bringing the search for a life closer to home, and ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slams U.S. at UN General Assembly

NEW YORK, New York - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used the killing of American African George Floyd under US police ...

Frantic efforts to rescue whales trapped on sandbars off Australia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Rescuers were scrambling on Tuesday, September 22 to save 270 whales stranded off the coast of the Australian ...

Earth-sized planet discovered by scientists at Massachusetts institute

CAMBRIDGE, UK - Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), along with others, have discovered an Earth-sized "Pi Planet" ...

Opinion: Safety top priority for COVID-19 vaccine development

A staff member displays samples of the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine at Sinovac Biotech Ltd., in Beijing, capital of China, March ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Sept. 25)

BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Australia postpones Afghanistan Test, New Zealand ODIs

Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday postponed plans to host a Test match against Afghanistan and a one-day series against New ...

New Zealand approves Pakistan, West Indies cricket tours

New Zealand's government has approved quarantine arrangements that would allow the Pakistan and West Indies teams to tour in coming ...

Russian plan to dig biggest Zimbabwe platinum mine advances

A project that aims to develop Zimbabwe's biggest platinum mine has cleared a significant hurdle, with the African Export-Import Bank ...

Documentary-making workshop held in Davao Region

DAVAO CITY, Sept. 24 (PIA)- Around 40 participants coming from the various information offices/units comprising the Regional Task Force Ending ...

Kyrgyz Health Workers Bearing Brunt Of COVID-19 Pandemic: Amnesty

Health workers in Kyrgyzstan have been forced to work long hours, often without promised extra pay and sometimes even with ...

Nadal eyes Federer record, 15 years after first Roland Garros title

The undisputed king of clay, Rafael Nadal is one title away from matching Roger Federer's all-time Grand Slam record, but ...

Aussie cricket mourns 'original maverick' Dean Jones

Australian cricket was reeling on Friday at the shock death of batting great Dean Jones, with national coach Justin Langer ...

North Korea Apologizes for Killing of a South Korean Official

South Korea said on Friday that North Korea's leader has apologized for the killing of a South Korean official.Yonhap news ...

IATA, UNOCT to cooperate on countering terrorist travel

Geneva [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) have ...

Suddenly hot Angels begin final series, face Dodgers

Two of the hottest teams in baseball will meet during the final weekend of the season, and only one of ...

A's battling for No. 2 seed as they host Mariners

While the Oakland Athletics have already clinched the American League West title, they still have something to play for in ...

Mattingly's Marlins visit Yankees on verge on playoffs

For most of Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly's time playing first base for the New York Yankees, he never got ...

AFP Chief calls for unity in 17th ASEAN Chiefs of Defense Forces meet

CALOOCAN CITY, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Gilbert Gapay ...

Malabon rolls out Pandesustansya Project to boost nutrition

CALOOCAN CITY, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Malabon City Government has partnered with volunteer bakeries and rolled out its science-driven ...

Mets hope to keep slim playoff hopes alive vs. Nats

A win to start the final series of the season allowed the New York Mets to continue pondering the possibilities ...

French Open to allow just 1 000 fans a day at Roland Garros

A maximum of only 1 000 spectators will be allowed each day at Roland Garros after the French government on ...

Dilemma for Springboks as Rugby Championship decision looms

The Springboks were included in the 2020 Rugby Championship fixtures released on Thursday, but the world champions have several hurdles ...

Long-awaited Facebook Oversight Board to Launch in October

Facebook's highly anticipated independent oversight board, a group that will be empowered to overrule the company's leadership on issues pertaining ...

Potential US sanctions loom over banks with China connections: Fitch

London [UK], September 25 (ANI): Chinese banks and international non-US banks with connections to China could become ensnared in processes ...

Cricket Australia announces fixtures for WBBL

Melbourne [Australia], September 25 (ANI): Cricket Australia on Friday announced a full 59-game fixture for the upcoming Women's Big Bash ...

Moonshot Conversations goes global with Layla El Khadri

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] September 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): Moonshot Conversations, led by the founders of Korroboree, Lina Ashar, and Agnelorajesh Athaide, has ...

Beijing reports one imported confirmed COVID-19 case

A customs officer answers questions for inbound passengers on a flight at the Capital International Airport in Beijing, capital of ...

Balochistan struggling to end Pakistan's oppression

Geneva [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): Highlighting the rising incidents of enforced disappearances in Balochistan, President of Baloch Voice Association, Munir ...

Rights defender Hillel Neuer slams China

Geneva [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): Human Right Defender Hillel Neuer tore into China at the United Nations Human Right Councils ...

'Protest against Charlie Hebdo proves Pak as terror recruits'

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 25 (ANI): Pakistan being the breeding ground of potential terror recruits became evident with fresh protests against ...

Stop Pakistan from treating POK citizens like animals

Geneva [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): Raising voice against the atrocities by Pakistan on the people of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), ...

Justin Langer expresses grief on demise of 'true legend' Dean Jones

Melbourne [Australia], September 25 (ANI): Australia head coach Justin Langer has expressed grief over the demise of "true legend" Dean ...

Astros break out in blowout over Rangers

Alex Bregman finished a single shy of the cycle and the Houston Astros broke free of their recent offensive doldrums ...

Attempt being made to discredit Mumbai film industry, says Shiv Sena

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 25 (ANI): An attempt is being made to discredit the film industry based in Mumbai, probably ...

Mets fight to stay in playoff chase by beating Nationals

David Peterson tossed a career-high seven innings and earned the win in the final start of his rookie season Thursday ...

Rays look to finish strong against desperate Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies and Tampa Bay Rays returned to Florida on high notes Thursday, but their baseball futures are quite ...

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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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