Mon, 27 Sep 2021

Right wing Czech party lobbies for referendum on leaving EU

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: The right-of-center Czech party, the SPD, which could be part of a new Czech government next month, ...

Chinese president says China will not export coal-fired power projects

BEIJING, China: Last week, President Xi Jinping said China will stop building coal-fired power plants abroad, while pledging to help ...

Experts say, after hurricanes, flood insurance rates to rise in US

NEW YORK CITY, New York: According to a study released by financial services provider LendingTree on Tuesday, updates to the ...

Americans monitoring outbreak of swine flu in Haiti

WASHINGTON D.C.: The World Organization for Animal Health said the first outbreak of the African swine fever, a fatal pig ...

US Covid deaths now match number of fatalities in 1918 flu pandemic

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic, numbering some 675,000.However, the 1918 ...

Senators want U.S. to prosecute unruly air passengers

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Monday, Attorney-General Merrick Garland was urged by two senior U.S. Senate Democrats to investigate and prosecute unruly ...

Australian submarines: An arms deal or military pact?

On September 15, 2021, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the formation ...

Guatemala Attorney General added to U.S. corruption list

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a move that highlighted the Biden administration's frustration, the U.S. this week added Guatemala Attorney-General Consuelo Porras ...

Canary Islands eruption destroys 100 homes, 5500 forced to flee

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands: Lava flowing from the first volcanic eruption in 50 years on Spain's Canary Islands destroyed some ...

Official: Tigers, lions at National Zoo expected to recover from Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tigers and lions at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, which were infected last week with COVID-19, are ...

At auction, first printing of U.S. Constitution could see $20 million

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Auction house Sotheby's announced that it will auction a rare first-edition printed copy of the ...

Philippine boxing champion Pacquiao to announce run for presidency

MANILA, Philippines: Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has announced that he will run for president of the Philippines next year, criticizing ...

Immigrants in U.S. capital protest in bid to become American citizens

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Thousands of U.S. immigrants and their allies rallied Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to demand that Congress include ...

California trees, homes wrapped in aluminum to protect from wildfires

MEYERS, California: Contractor Martin Diky said that he panicked when a wildfire began advancing toward his mountain house in Meyers, ...

Spanish police report students celebrate easing of Covid restrictions

MADRID, Spain: Some 25,000 students took part in the largest illegal drinking party in Madrid since the start of the ...

Foreign affairs ministers: France, India working to create new allianc

PARIS, France: French and Indian foreign affairs ministers Jean-Yves Le Drian and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar have agreed to work on a ...

European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

Greece building migrant holding camps on islands near Turkey

ATHENS, Greece: On Saturday, Greece announced it has opened a new migrant holding camp on the island of Samos close ...

Pro-Taliban leader calls for Islamic revolution against Pak

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 26 (ANI): Taliban's return in Afghanistan seems to have emboldened a radical leader in Pakistan, who have ...

Unseeded Anett Kontaveit wins Ostrava for third career title

Unseeded Anett Kontaveit of Estonia stunned fourth-seeded Maria Sakkari of Greece 6-2, 7-5 on Sunday to claim the title at ...

IPL 2021: MI win toss, opt to field against RCB

Dubai [UAE], September 26 (ANI): Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to field against Royal ...

5 Palestinians killed, 2 Israelis injured in West Bank

Tel Aviv [Israel] September 26 (ANI/Xinhua): Israel's military said Sunday that two soldiers were seriously injured in shootouts with Palestinian ...

Netflix sets season 2 release date for 'Emily In Paris'

Washington [US], September 26 (ANI): The escapist rom-com sensation 'Emily in Paris' will be returning to Netflix on December 22, ...

Pakistani provinces at odds over water sharing of rivers: R

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 26 (ANI): Pakistan has been boasting a narrative of having one of the largest irrigation systems in ...

Sania Mirza-Zhang Shuai bag Ostrava Open doubles title

Ostrava [Czech Republic], September 26 (ANI): Indian ace tennis star Sania Mirza bagged women's doubles title of Ostrava Open 2021 ...

Mohammedan SC vs FC Bengaluru United FC in first semis

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 26 (ANI): Strong and vociferous local support could turn out to be the key factor, ...

Jaishankar to embark on 2-day visit to Mexico today

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will embark on a two-day visit to Mexico on ...

Sudirman Cup 2021: Thailand beat India by 4-1

Vantaa [Finland], September 26 (ANI): Team Thailand crushed India by 4-1 in the opening tie of the Sudirman Cup 2021 ...

Aparshakti Khurana's first Daughters' Day wish for Arzoie

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 26 (ANI): Actor Aparshakti Khurana, who recently became father to a baby girl, penned a heart-warming ...

Focus on farmer issues, climate change: VP Naidu to CSIR

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): During the 80th Foundation Day celebrations of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research ...

Our climate projections for 2500 show an Earth that is alien to humans

There are many reports based on scientific research that talk about the long-term impacts of climate change - such as ...

Joshua ready to fight Fury without world titles

London [UK], September 26 (ANI): British heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua believes a fight against compatriot Tyson Fury could still happen ...

Top UN officials call for action to stamp out gender-based

New York [US], September 26 (ANI): Top UN officials met in the margins of the 76th General Assembly on Thursday, ...

Taliban put four kidnappers' bodies on display

Herat [Afghanistan], September 26 (ANI): Amid reports of large-scale human rights violations by the Taliban in Afghanistan, the outfit have ...

Pak FM calls Afghanistan 'more stable' after Taliban takeov

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 26 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has called Afghanistan "more stable" after the Taliban took ...

Containing China not antidote to America's hegemonic anxiety

© Provided by Xinhua Such morbid fascination with containing others stems from the mounting anxiety of the United States, the ...

Blue Jays staring at another must-win vs. Twins in wild-card quest

After snapping a three-game losing streak and staying in the thick of the American League wild-card race with an impressive ...

UN Special envoy meets Hamid Karzai

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 26 (ANI): UN Special Representative Deborah Lyons met former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai on Sunday and discussed ...

Rays look to reel in another win vs. Marlins

With just seven games remaining in the regular season, the Tampa Bay Rays know there is still plenty of work ...

Brewers bid to clinch NL Central title with sweep of Mets

The Milwaukee Brewers exited American Family Field on Saturday night imagining what it'd be like to clinch the National League ...

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Pakistani provinces at odds over water sharing of rivers: R

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 26 (ANI): Pakistan has been boasting a narrative of having one of the largest irrigation systems in ...

Russia to commission 15 new nuclear power units by 2035, Rosatom says

The number of nuclear power units in Russia will be increased at most of the country's operational nuclear power plants, ...

India closely monitoring Chinese drone activity along LAC

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): Having deployed over 50,000 troops along the Line of Actual Control with India opposite ...

Bathinda: Punjab CM Channi takes stock of crop destroyed

Bathinda (Punjab) [India], September 26 (ANI): Ahead of cabinet announcement later in the afternoon, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi ...

1 dead, 2 injured after mudslide hits Sichuan province

Sichuan [China], September 26 (ANI): One person died and two were injured in Tianquan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province due ...

Anurag Thakur visits the Zojila tunnel

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 26 (ANI): Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Sunday reviewed the construction work of the ...

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