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Giuliani Associates Face New Federal Fraud Charges

NEW YORK - Federal prosecutors brought new wire fraud charges Thursday against an associate of former New York Mayor Rudy ...

Belarus Opposition Leader To Address UN Rights Body

Belarus opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya will address the UN Human Rights Council by video on September 18 during an urgent ...

Italian teen logs another upset win in Rome

Italian qualifier Lorenzo Musetti pulled off a second consecutive upset Thursday, beating Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-4 in the second ...

NAVI, Complexity fortify leads at ESL Pro League: Europe event

Natus Vincere and Complexity Gaming won Thursday to improve to 5-1 in their respective divisions at the ESL Pro League ...

Open Russia Director Detained After Release From Moscow Jail

Prominent Russian activist Andrei Pivovarov has been detained at the exit of a Moscow detention center immediately after being released ...

Germany, France, U.K. Rebuke Beijing Over South China Sea

The United Kingdom, France and Germany have signed a joint note denouncing China's claims in the South China Sea, in ...

ATP, WTA events set for Moscow are canceled

A surge in COVID-19 cases in Moscow has forced the cancellation of both ATP and WTA indoor events scheduled to ...

OSCE Launches Probe Into Belarus Election Fraud, Rights Abuses

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has launched an investigation into alleged human rights abuses and election ...

Azarenka crushes No. 3 seed Kenin in Rome

On the heels of her runner-up finish at the U.S. Open, Victoria Azarenka blanked No. 3 seed Sofia Kenin 6-0, ...

Instagram, Facebook down worldwide; back online

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Social networking platforms Instagram and Facebook experienced an outage on Thursday with users across ...

WHO Warns Coronavirus Spreading Again in Europe at 'Alarming Rates'

The World Health Organization warned Thursday that the coronavirus has started to spread again across Europe at "alarming rates" and ...

Bayern chiefs clash over Alaba talks after Alcantara exit

Bayern Munich chairperson Karl-Heinz Rummenigge on Thursday took the unusual step of criticising the club's honorary president Uli Hoeness for ...

Late show saves Spurs from Europa League exit in Bulgaria

Tottenham scored twice in the final 10 minutes to avoid a humiliating Europa League exit to Lokomotiv Plovdiv as Jose ...

Russian deputy FM warns U.S. ambassador against interference in Belarus

Photo taken on Dec. 30, 2016 shows the U.S. national flag on the U.S. Embassy building in Moscow, Russia. (Xinhua/Sputnik)Rudenko ...

Cellphone radiation could be killing insects, study finds

Radiation from mobile phones could have contributed to the dramatic decline in insect populations seen in much of Europe in ...

Roglic in Tour de France control as Ineos duo shine in Alpine break

Slovenia's Primoz Roglic retained his lead on compatriot Tadej Pogacar atop the Tour de France standings after stage 18 as ...

Chelsea's Havertz not feeling pressure despite hefty price tag

New Chelsea signing Kai Havertz says he does not feel under pressure to justify his Pound 70 million price tag ...

Dutch sex toy firm banned as football shirt sponsor

The Dutch football federation has blocked FC Emmen from having a sex toy company as a shirt sponsor, leaving the ...

Navalny aides say Novichok found on hotel water bottle

Aides of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny said on Thursday that German experts found Novichok nerve agent on a water ...

Greece Moves Refugees From Burned Camp to New Shelter

Greek authorities have begun moving thousands of refugees to a new army-built camp on the island of Lesbos after a ...

US Sanctions Cyber Actors Linked to Iranian Intelligence Ministry

The U.S. has sanctioned entities and individuals associated with Iran's intelligence and security ministry for allegedly engaging in a malware ...

WHO Europe calls for regional coherence as COVID-19 infections soar

People wearing face masks walk on the Trocadero Place near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, Sept. 16, 2020. (Xinhua/Gao ...

Swedish clothing icon H&M joins global clamour

Stockholm [Sweden], September 17 (ANI): Days after the US imposed a ban on import of five specific manufacturers in Xinjiang, ...

Bayern Munich told to start league season behind closed doors

Bayern Munich must kick off the new Bundesliga season behind closed doors because of a rising coronavirus infection rate in ...

Coronavirus watch updates, Sept. 17

Photo taken on Sept. 1, 2020 shows a COVID-19 testing center at a gymnasium in Hong Kong, south China. (Xinhua/Wu ...

Search My Office, a global office search company, launches in India

New Delhi [India] September 17 (ANI/NewsVoir): 'Search My Office' launches in the Indian market today. The company would help its ...

Navalny's Team: Water Bottle with Poison Traces Found in Hotel Room

Associates of Alexei Navalny say traces of the nerve agent used to poison the Russian opposition politician were found on ...

Gareth Bale to complete Spurs move this week: agent

Gareth Bale's move back to Tottenham Hotspur from Real Madrid will be completed this week, the player's agent Jonathan Barnett ...

Bayern Munich confirm Thiago Alcantara moving to Liverpool

Bayern Munich chairperson Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirmed Thursday the club has agreed a transfer with Liverpool for Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara."I ...

Fire In Siberian Rehabilitation Facility For Drug Addicts Kills Four

KRASNOYARSK, Russia -- A fire at a rehabilitation center in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk has killed four patients.The Investigative ...

Belarus: Vladimir Putin has Alexander Lukashenko just where he wants him

After an election where he appeared to win 80% of the vote, Alexander Lukashenko should be resting easily in Minsk, ...

France Launches Effort to Right Classical Music's Gender Imbalance

Only about six percent of the world's professional classical music orchestras are headed by women. But in France, there is ...

Who were the prisoners of Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg

The Peter and Paul Fortress was used as a political prison in Imperial Russia, so it often held captive famous ...

Leinster reap rewards of school rugby scouting

Ward, who made one memorable appearance for the British and Irish Lions, scoring 18 points against South Africa in 1980, ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Sept. 17)

BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

U.S. Charges Two Iranians Over 'Cyberintrusion Campaign'

U.S. prosecutors say they have indicted two Iranians on allegations they were hackers connected with a "coordinated cyberintrusion campaign" that ...

George Coetzee targets more Portuguese magic at Royal Obidos

Portugal Masters champion George Coetzee reveals unusual lockdown training methodThe Open de Portugal is being played on the Seve Ballesteros ...

How Russia took Finland away from Sweden

History Sept 17 2020 Boris Egorov Helena Schjerfbeck For the Swedes, losing Finland to the Russian Tsar was their greatest ...

TRIBUTE | George Bizos: Farewell to a fighter for justice

From an early age, George Bizos was exposed to what it meant to fight for justice.When he was just 13, ...

No Signs of Cyberattacks Targeting US Election Systems

WASHINGTON - Top U.S. law enforcement, military and intelligence officials are expressing confidence in their ability to maintain the security ...

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National Football League celebrates centenary

The lack of grandeur is startling now, the two yellowed, typewritten pages chronicling a small after-hours business meeting bearing no ...

Number of children living in poverty rises to 1.2 billion

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a major rise in child poverty across the world. In a new UNICEF and Save ...

Iranian government lashes out at Pompeo over human rights remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the U.S. State Department secretary's tweets on Iran's internal ...

U.S. Space Force taking shape, partnerships formed with many nations

The United States doesn't want to engage in warfare in space, but like in all domains, the U.S. military must ...

36-year old U.S. man charged for conspiring to kidnap and murder

BURLINGTON, Vermont - A federal grand jury in the District of Vermont in the United States returned a third superseding ...

UAE and Bahrain formally recognise Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) presided over the signing ceremony at the White ...

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