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U.K. Space Command begins task of protecting from threats in space

LONDON, England: Following the United States, Britain has created a military space command to supervise activities in space, Britain's Ministry ...

Europeans evacuate 394 migrants from boat on Mediterranean

TUNIS, Tunisia: Some 394 migrants were rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday.The Sea-Watch 3 ...

Air leak causes drop in pressure in International Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: Staffs on Earth and in the International Space Station are working to correct a drop in air pressure, ...

U.S. sanctions Cuba police, leaders after July protests

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States added additional sanctions on the Cuban police force and its leaders on Friday, following the ...

U.S. seizes tanker, seeks owner for bypassing North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United Sates has seized a tanker that it said was assisting North Korea in evading sanctions. In ...

New Samoa Prime Minister cancels $100 million Chinese port project

APIA, Samoa: The new prime minister of the island nation of Samoa has said she will cancel a Chinese-financed port ...

Fearing China, Philippines signs pact to return U.S. troops

MANILA, Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has invited U.S. troops to return to bases the Americans only recently evacuated.U.S. Secretary ...

Biden seeks to set example as he urges employees to become vaccinated

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden has announced that millions of federal workers will either need to show proof of having ...

YouTube takes action against Australian broadcaster, ACMA silent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - ACMA, the Australian Communications Media Authority has been sidelined by the U.S. social media giant YouTube.ACMA, ...

German woman walked around for weeks with winning $39M ticket

BERLIN, Germany: A German woman walked around with a winning $39 million lottery ticket in her purse for weeks before ...

Rising soccer star, 16, dies after car crash in Netherlands

IJSSELSTEIN, Netherlands - Up-and-coming football talent Noah Gesser and his teenage brother have been killed in a head-on collision.Ajax's 16-year ...

Chinese threats push forward discussions on U.S.-Vietnam ties

HANOI, Vietnam: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with government officials in Vietnam on Thursday to discuss deepening security in ...

Sounders hope to stop surprise home skid vs. FC Dallas

For FC Dallas, it's about keeping the momentum going. For the Seattle Sounders, it's about getting back to basics. Can ...

Naomi Osaka, Sofia Kenin, Iga Swiatek withdraw from Montreal

The National Bank Open in Montreal was expecting to welcome nine of the 10 women's tennis players in the world ...

US, Israeli officials discuss concerns over Gulf of Oman

Washington [US] August 4 (ANI/Sputnik): US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman discussed a shared concern about the recent attack ...

Suspected Iranian Forces Hijack Vessel In Gulf, Iran Denies

The British Navy reported a 'potential hijack' on a ship off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) on ...

UNSC members condemn attack against UN compound in Afghan

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 4 (ANI): The members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has condemned the attack against a ...

Ethiopia Suspends Work of Two Aid Groups Active in Tigray

NAIROBI - Two international aid groups said Tuesday that the Ethiopian government had suspended part or all of their operations, ...

NYCFC try to take good form on the road against Fire

New York City FC's current surge has come entirely at home, where success has been consistent. It's been a different ...

Afghanistan: UN mission demands end to fighting as Taliban advance

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Tuesday called for an immediate end to fighting in urban areas, as ...

Afghan Foreign Minister speaks to Jaishankar

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 4 (ANI): Afghanistan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar called on his Indian counterpart Dr S Jaishankar on ...

Iran Supreme Leader Endorses Hard-line Protege as President

TEHRAN, IRAN - Iran's supreme leader officially endorsed his hard-line protege as the nation's next president on Tuesday, just two ...

UN Torture Widespread in Iraqi Detention Centers

GENEVA - The United Nations accused the government of Iraq of the widespread torture of detainees held in the country's ...

Pakistan fails to reconstruct schools damaged in 2005

Islamabad [Pakistan] August 4 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday slammed the government for not constructing the schools ...

The Hiroshima Panels are a remarkable artistic exploration of trauma

On August 6, 1945, the US military obliterated Hiroshima with the world's first deployed nuclear bomb. Several days later, artist ...

UN chief underlines commitment to justice for Yazidis in Iraq

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the Iraqi authorities to swiftly implement a new law to assist Yazidi survivors of ISIL ...

UN: Fighting Displaces 200,000 in Ethiopia's Amhara Region

ADDIS ABABA - United Nations aid chief Martin Griffiths said on Tuesday 200,000 people have been displaced by fighting in ...

UN concerned about worsening humanitarian situation in Lebanon

© Provided by Xinhua Lebanon is grappling with an economic and financial meltdown, COVID-19, the disastrous impact and aftermath of ...

Israeli PM urges global action against Iran over tanker attack

© Provided by Xinhua Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned that Israel is able to "act alone" against Iran over ...

UN chief welcomes IMF allocation of SDRs to boost liquidity

© Provided by Xinhua "The secretary-general notes that it will be important for the economies who do not need this ...

Lithuania Begins Turning Back Migrants At Belarusian Border

Border guards in EU-member Lithuania have begun turning back illegal migrants attempting to enter the country from neighboring Belarus, as ...

Why Accra's property boom hasn't produced affordable housing

African cities are among the fastest growing in the world, leading to rising demand for urban housing. Housing policies promoted ...

Five ways Uganda's health teams provided HIV care in lockdown

Uganda is currently in a partial country-wide lockdown. The "second wave" of coronavirus infections has been especially unforgiving. There is ...

PGA Tour announces 2021-22 schedule, collaboration with Euro Tour

The PGA Tour released its 2021-22 season schedule on Tuesday, also announcing new details of its collaboration with the European ...

Latin Americans face a stubborn pay gap in Canada, data shows

Latinos constitute a mosaic of nationalities and cultures, and there are one million of them living in Canada.Just over 92,000 ...

Dwayne Bravo plays his final T20I match 'in the Caribbean'

Georgetown [Guyana], August 3 (ANI): Dwayne Bravo, the two-time T20I World Champion, on Tuesday announced that today's match against Pakistan ...

'Transition in Afghanistan has sharpened terror challenge'

New Delhi, [India], August 3 (ANI): Noting that transition being witnessed in Afghanistan and the warfare that has yet again ...

UN chief underlines commitment to justice for Iraq's Yazidi community

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged the Iraqi authorities to swiftly implement a new law to assist Yazidi survivors of ISIL ...

Kohli says more players could follow Stokes' mental health example

India captain Virat Kohli believes more players could follow the example of England all-rounder Ben Stokes unless gaps are created ...

Bangladesh skittle Australia to win 1st T20

Spinner Nasum Ahmed claimed four wickets as Bangladesh defended 131 to beat Australia for the first time in Twenty20 internationals ...

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U.S. stock markets roar ahead, greenback steadies

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street bounded ahead on Tuesday with solid gains being recorded by all the major ...

California restaurants fear bankruptcy if pork removed from menus

San Francisco, California: Even as restaurants struggled to survive during the Covid lockdown in California, many fear they will not ...

Amazon said it will appeal EU $886 million fine

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The Luxembourg National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) imposed a record $886.6 million European Union fine on Amazon.com ...

Asian stock markets slip, Shanghai Composite drops 16 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia weakened on Tuesday, with the damage registering. across the board.In China, the Shanghai ...

Jump in post-Covid U.S. labor costs seen in second quarter

WASHINGTON D.C.: The cost of labor in the United States rose significantly in Q2 as firms increased salaries and offered ...

U.S. states weigh charges to packagers for recycling

PORTLAND, Maine: States throughout America are attempting to pass bills that would make the commercial users of packaging pay for ...

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