Fri, 18 Sep 2020

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 ...

Tens of millions of Americans falling victim to student loan traps

The democratic principle of tuition-free education pre-dates the founding of the United States. The first public primary education was offered ...

U.S. handling of Covid-19 in stark contrast to that of China

In Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward's new book, Rage, he reports on interviews he did in February and March with ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Sept. 18)

BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Philippines Denies Claim of Increased Police Drug-Related Killings

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's office Wednesday denied a claim made this month by the international rights group ...

23rd China Beijing International High-tech Expo kicks off

People watch a robot at the 23rd China Beijing International High-tech Expo in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 17, 2020. ...

Wolves stunned by second-tier Stoke in League Cup

Championship outfit Stoke dumped Wolves out of the League Cup on Thursday as the Premier League side's club record signing ...

Global auto sales forecast to fall by 20 pc this year: SP

Singapore, September 18 (ANI): Global light vehicles sales are expected to fall by 20 per cent this year compared with ...

Germany, France, UK 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 ...

Has Australia really had 60,000 undiagnosed COVID-19 cases?

A preliminary study, posted online this week by researchers at the Australian National University and elsewhere, estimates 71,000 Australians had ...

Facebook's virtual reality push is about data, not gaming

Facebook has announced the latest version of its successful standalone virtual reality (VR) headset, the Oculus Quest 2. The new ...

Wildfire Smoke a Growing Health Problem

The world's worst air this week is not in pollution hot spots like India or China. It's in the western ...

Nationals visit Marlins in final road trip of season

The Washington Nationals on Friday will open their final road series of the year -- a five-game set against the ...

Financial sector confronts deforestation as a key ESG risk: Fitch

London [UK], September 18 (ANI): The environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors could increasingly influence global banks' financing activities relating ...

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 ...

New evidence points to corruption in SAP's R1bn water deals

| SABC contracts with Telkom, SAP and Inala Broadcast questioned by watchdogMs MatheThe first lie was in December 2015.Zandile Mathe, ...

IOC chief Bach hopes to meet Japan PM in October

Tokyo [Japan], September 18 (ANI): International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach desires to visit Japan next month to meet ...

UN urges solidarity, cooperation as global COVID-19 cases top 30 million

A Palestinian artist paints a mural in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah, on Sept. 13, 2020. (Photo by ...

President Trump not to attend UNGA session in-person: White House

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Donald Trump has abandoned his plans to deliver a speech at the United ...

Rapid blood test could detect brain injury in minutes, study shows

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): A blood protein test could detect the severity of head trauma in under 15 minutes, ...

India, US, Australia interested in Kra Canal Project

Bangkok [Thailand], September 18 (ANI): In a major blow to China, Thailand has claimed that many countries including India, US, ...

China supports UN in improving peacekeeping partnerships: white paper

Photo taken on Sept. 14, 2020 shows the outside view of the United Nations headquarters in New York, the United ...

China to increase UN peacekeeping involvement: white paper

A health worker carries medical supply at the camp site of the Chinese peacekeeping troops to Lebanon in southern Lebanon, ...

Chinese military honors aid commitment to Africa: white paper

A Lebanese boy touches a mine sweeping robot of the Chinese peacekeeping force during the open day in Tyre, Lebanon, ...

China sets up fund supporting UN peacekeeping operations: white paper

The China's 15th batch of peacekeeping force to Darfur in Sudan rescue a local pickup plunged into the roadside gully ...

Jimenez announces retirement after 12 MLB seasons

Long-time right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez announced his retirement from the majors on Thursday after a 12-year career. Jimenez, 36, last pitched ...

Asia Album: World Patient Safety Day marked in Malaysia

Malaysian Prime Minister's Department Complex is illuminated in orange to mark the World Patient Safety Day, in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Sept. ...

China trains peacekeepers from over 60 countries in 5 years: white paper

Chinese peacekeepers perform martial arts during celebrations of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers held by the United Nations African ...

Osaka (hamstring) withdraws from French Open

Less than a week after winning the U.S. Open women's single title, Japan's Naomi Osaka announced Thursday that she will ...

China sends over 40,000 UN peacekeepers over 30 years: white paper

A health worker checks medical supply at the camp site of the Chinese peacekeeping troops to Lebanon in southern Lebanon, ...

Latest COVID-19 watch: Global COVID-19 cases surpass 30 mln

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

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 ...

Taiwan ties of former Japan PM's brother worry China

Tokyo [Japan], September 18 (ANI): The recent appointment of Nobuo Kishi, the younger brother of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo ...

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 ...

Andbox utilizing AI, analytics to complete new Valorant team

Andbox announced it is entering the Valorant esports scene with a team that will compete under the organization's New York ...

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 ...

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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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