Thu, 25 Feb 2021

Improvements seen, but 8.7 million Texans still boiling water

Some 8.7 million Texans remain under orders to boil their water before drinking or cooking with it, following a massive ...

After 11 month closure, Chicago's parks to reopen 'soon'

CHICAGO, Illinois - Following an 11-month closure, Chicago's lakefront, parks and pools are preparing to reopen.Earlier this week, Chicago Mayor ...

Italian ambassador's convoy attacked in Congo, envoy and driver killed

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was assassinated Monday while traveling in ...

Tanzania president tells public to avoid foreign-made face masks

NAIROBI, Kenya: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has requested that Tanzania report on its measures to battle ...

Call for moving 2022 Olympics from China

OTTAWA, Canada - Ramping up pressure on Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to toughen his stance on China, Canada's parliament ...

Town remembers Italy's first Covid death

CODOGNO, Italy: Sunday marked one year since Italy experienced its first known COVID-19 death, a 77-year-old retired roofer from the ...

Over 100,000 Indian farmers protest deregulation of crops

In a massive show of strength to protest three farm laws, more than 100,000 farmers and agricultural laborers gathered in ...

After 24 killed in June clash, troops withdraw from Himalayan border

Following the deaths of 24 soldiers after clashing last June, Indian and Chinese troops have withdrawn from a disputed Himalayan ...

Niger vote marks country's first peaceful transfer of power

NIAMEY, Niger, February 21: Voters went to the polls on the weekend in the second round of presidential elections, promising ...

Britain speeds delivery of coronavirus vaccine to all adults

LONDON, England: The British government has pledged that all adults in the country will receive their first dose of the ...

Report says first transmission of H5N8 avian flu occurred in Russia

MOSCOW, February 20: Russian officials have reported discovering the first cases in the world in which the H5N8 strain of ...

Mashal Sports issues ITT to auction PKL media rights

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 25 (ANI): Sports management company Mashal Sports will conduct an open market media rights auction for ...

Airlines to lose up to $95 billion this year: IATA

Geneva [Switzerland], February 25 (ANI): Global airlines could lose as much as 95 billion dollars this year, according to a ...

Biden Nominee To Head CIA Sees Russia As Potent Threat

U.S. President Joe Biden's nominee to run the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has told lawmakers that the 'biggest geopolitical test' ...

25,000 giant bamboo seedlings gitunol sa PGMO

MISAMIS ORIENTAL, Peb. 24 - Nakadawat ang buhatan sa Provincial Agriculture Office og 25,000 ka mga seedlings sa giant bamboo ...

Japanese WHO expert voices doubt on China's COVID theory

Tokyo [Japan], February 25 (ANI): A Japanese expert from the World Health Organization (WHO), who visited Wuhan as part of ...

Indian skeet shooters in line for medals in Team events

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): Indian Skeet Shooters were in line for medals in the Team events at the ...

Urgent need to counter China's growing tech dominance

Washington [US], February 25 (ANI): Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt on Tuesday called on the US government to fast track ...

Aussie Lleyton Hewitt admitted to Tennis Hall of Fame

Two-time Grand Slam winner Lleyton Hewitt was named to the International Tennis Hall of Fame class of 2021 on Wednesday, ...

New Zealand edge Australia in T20 run-fest

Veteran batsman Martin Guptill returned to form with a blistering 97 as New Zealand held on for a nail-biting win ...

Woods's well-being 'most important thing' after crash: McIlroy

Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy said on Wednesday that questions over Tiger Woods's golfing future are immaterial as the superstar ...

It is time for whites to pay reparations

In an opinion piece entitled "Indebted for life: We whites have a huge debt to pay, but how?" written by ...

With Chinese Media Under Control, Beijing Sets Sights on Foreign News

HONG KONG - The future of foreign reporting in China is being brought into question as the Chinese government aims ...

Jack Giarraputo launches Slice Collective

Washington [US], February 25 (ANI): American film Producer Jack Giarraputo, whose films have grossed over USD 4B at the global ...

Xi Focus: Xi hails China's poverty eradication miracle

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday hailed the country's achievement of ...

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 ...

Rahul Gandhi to speak on democracy at virtual event

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): Congress MP Rahul Gandhi will join Kaushik Basu, Carl Marks Professor of International Studies ...

Pressure on WTO to consider India's proposed IPR waiver

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): As the world grapples to counter the pandemic, pressure on the World Trade Organisation ...

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 ...

Some states resorting to proxy war supporting non-state

New York [US], February 25 (ANI): Some states are resorting to proxy war by supporting non-state actors such as terrorist ...

A new study uncovers new genes linked to glaucoma risk

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): A new study led by QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and Harvard Medical School ...

Former Serbian Mayor Convicted in Arson Attack on Reporter

A Serbian court has sentenced a former mayor to four years in prison for ordering an arson attack on the ...

Biden's Trade Pick to Focus on Enforcement, Supply Chains, Alliances

WASHINGTON - Katherine Tai, President Joe Biden's nominee for U.S. trade representative, will vow to U.S. senators that she will ...

COVID: Cong MP writes to PM Modi on international travel

Alathur (Kerala) [India], February 25 (ANI): Kerala Congress MP Ramya Haridas on Wednesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra ...

US House Democrats reintroduce police reform bill

Washington [US], February 25 (ANI): US House Democrats on Wednesday (local time) reintroduced policing legislation named in honour of George ...

Lleyton Hewitt, Original 9 elected to Hall of Fame

Wednesday was quite the memorable birthday Lleyton Hewitt. The two-time major champion will be inducted to the International Tennis Hall ...

Struggling Justin Thomas backed heavily ahead of WGC event

Justin Thomas readily admits he has struggled through a "tough" start to 2021, but it hasn't discouraged bettors from making ...

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 ...

British actor Gugu Mbatha-Raw named latest UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador

British actor Gugu Mbatha-Raw was on Wednesday appointed a global Goodwill Ambassador with the UN refugee agency, UNHCR.Ms. Mbatha-Raw highlighted ...

CIA Chief Nominee Warns of 'Adversarial, Predatory' China

WASHINGTON - The United States must train its spies and intelligence analysts on the rising threat from China, U.S. President ...

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Boost in supplies seen as Covid vaccine stocks fall short of promises

WASHINGTON, DC - Moderna has announced, following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that it will place 15 ...

Italian ambassador's convoy attacked in Congo, envoy and driver killed

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was assassinated Monday while traveling in ...

Irish schools expect to reopen in March

DUBLIN, Ireland - The government is considering easing the nationwide Covid lockdown before the planned nine-week deadline, as Taoiseach Micheal ...

Vaccine could prevent transmission of virus, says Israeli study

TEL AVIV, Israel: An Israeli study has found the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech effective in preventing laboratory-confirmed ...

Tanzania president tells public to avoid foreign-made face masks

NAIROBI, Kenya: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has requested that Tanzania report on its measures to battle ...

Texas recovering from freezing winter, looks to begin pumping oil

Oil prices climbed again on Tuesday after a jump in the morning session, holding near a 13-month high, due to ...

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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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