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Britain favors placing U.S. deep space radar station in U.K.

LONDON, England: A U.S. Space Force proposal to base a radar system in Britain to monitor spacecraft up to 22,400 ...

Texas man wins $1 million with free Covid vaccine lottery ticket

ARLINGTON, Texas: A Texas man has claimed a $1 million prize from a winning lottery ticket he received for free ...

U.S. life expectancy fell to 77.3 years in 2020

ATLANTA, Georgia: Life expectancy in the United States fell by 18 months in 2020 to 77.3 years.This is the lowest ...

New Russian stealth fighter jet to be on display at Russian air show

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia will unveil its new Sukhoi fifth-generation stealth fighter jet this week at an air show near Moscow.Show ...

U.S. urges Americans to avoid travel to Britain as Covid surges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. government issued an advisory on Monday urging U.S. citizens to avoid travel to Great Britain because ...

Borders, air travel between U.S. and Canada set to resume Aug. 9

OTTAWA, Canada: Following a 16-month closure of the U.S.-Canada border to prevent the spread of the Covid infection, the Canadian ...

LA County sheriff says new face mask mandate 'not science'

LOS ANGELES, California: The Los Angeles County sheriff said on Saturday that his office will not enforce newly announced face ...

Immunized Muslims attend haj as Covid limits numbers for second year

MECCA, Saudi Arabia: Sixty-thousand Saudi pilgrims are to participate in the annual haj, though foreigners will not be allowed into ...

South Korea-Japan summit canceled due to diplomat's remarks

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korean President Moon Jae-in has canceled his first summit with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga due ...

Americans imprisoned for helping Ghosn escape from Japanese courts

TOKYO, Japan: Two Americans have been sentenced for their roles in helping former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn flee to ...

First woman completes Navy elite training for Seals, other units

WASHINGTON D.C.: The first woman has completed the U.S. Navy's Special Warfare training, making her eligible for joining elite commando ...

Maldives FM Abdulla Shahid meets PM Modi

New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and Maldives Foreign Minister Abdullah Shahid ...

Study finds best way of exercising during COVID-19 pandemic

Washington [US], July 23 (ANI): Remotely supervised workout sessions were found to be more effective than face-to-face exercise classes during ...

Put my money on Saurabh, Rahi for medals: Anjali Bhagwat

By Anuj MishraNew Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): Former India shooter Anjali Bhagwat admitted that it is "difficult" to pick ...

Virtus.pro overhaul VP.Prodigy roster

Virtus.pro overhauled the lineup for their Dota 2 academy team VP.Prodigy on Friday. The Russia-based esports organization announced that Maksim ...

The Elijah Church at Tsypino: Resurrecting a wooden masterpiece

Historian and architecture expert William Brumfield witnesses the before-and-after of an important restoration effort in the Russian North. Tsypino. Church ...

Top 10 Russian hopefuls at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

From champion athletes and swimmers to granite-chinned boxers and TikToking gymnasts, we spotlight Russia's top gold medal hopes at this ...

Top International Official In Bosnia Criminalizes Genocide Denial

The outgoing international high representative for Bosnia-Herzegovina has imposed amendments to Bosnia's Criminal Code that prohibit and punish the denial ...

Young workers now value respect over 'fun' perks at work

Washington [US], July 23 (ANI): A new study has found that today's young workers, ages 21-34, place more value on ...

'India came to our rescue during COVID-19'

By Sahil PandeyNew Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): Maldives business tycoon Mohamed Ali Janah on Friday said that India saved ...

PM Modi catches glimpses of Opening Ceremony

New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday "caught a few glimpses" of the Tokyo Olympics ...

'CHEER4INDIA' campaign will encourage players: Gopichand

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 23 (ANI): National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has high hopes from the Indian contingent as he ...

Australia awaits Barrier Reef world heritage ruling

The World Heritage Committee was set to consider whether to add the Great Barrier Reef to UNESCO's list of endangered ...

UN Chief Calls on Warring Parties to Observe Olympic Truce

UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on all warring parties to observe the traditional Olympic truce during the ...

Food Aid Remains Out of Reach for Millions in Tigray

GENEVA - The World Food Program is renewing its appeal for unimpeded access to Ethiopia's northern province of Tigray, where ...

Pakistan support to Taliban detrimental to Afghan govt, sec

Toronto [Canada], July 23 (ANI): As the situation in Afghanistan deteriorates towards a probable full-scale Taliban occupation, any Pakistani support ...

Mary Kom, Manpreet Singh lead India's charge at OC

Tokyo [Japan], July 23 (ANI): Five-time world champion Mary Kom and men's hockey captain Manpreet Singh led the way as ...

IndianOil to build India's first green hydrogen plant

New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) on Friday announced that it will set up India's ...

A nod to Kane? as Son agrees new Tottenham deal

© Provided by Xinhua LONDON, July 23 (Xinhua) -- South Korean international forward Son Heung-Min has signed a new four-year ...

Frequency, Intensity of Extreme Weather Surprises Climate Scientists

From the West Coast of the United States to Canada, from Russia's Siberia to Europe's Rhineland, the past months have ...

Efforts pour in to fix damaged infrastructure in rain-ravaged Henan

© Provided by Xinhua ZHENGZHOU, July 23 (Xinhua) -- When torrential rains battered down and water gushed in at an ...

What would the ancient Greeks think of an Olympics with no fans?

Because of a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases, the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2021 Olympics will unfold in ...

Why America has a debt ceiling: 5 questions answered

Another big fight is brewing over the U.S. debt ceiling, which is a statutory limit on how much the government ...

How limiting Latin Mass may become the defining moment for Pope Francis

Pope Francis took sudden steps on July 16, 2021, to curtail the traditional Latin Mass, in an abrupt reversal of ...

PHD Chamber to conduct an E-Conclave

Guwahati (Assam) [India], July 23 (ANI/India PR Distribution): PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) has announced that it will ...

Best Crop Science LLP becomes first agrochemical company

New Delhi, (Delhi), [India], July 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): Best Crop Science LLP (BCS), a leading player and one of the largest ...

Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony kicks off

Tokyo [Japan], July 23 (ANI): After much debate on the fate of the Tokyo Olympics thanks to the COVID-19 situation, ...

Koroibete turns back on Australia to play in Japan

Australia wing Marika Koroibete has signed with the Panasonic Wild Knights, the Japanese club announced on Friday, raising doubts about ...

Xinhua Photo Daily | July 23, 2021

BEIJING, July 23 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

US Ships Moderna Vaccine to Pakistan Amid Delta Variant Surge

WHITE HOUSE - As Pakistan deals with a surge in COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant, the Biden administration ...

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Lions' criticism of TMO 'blatant intimidation' - former Test ref

A former South African Test referee told AFP on Friday that the British & Irish Lions' criticism of local official ...

Need to be careful against New Zealand, says Manpreet

Tokyo [Japan], July 23 (ANI): The Manpreet Singh-led Indian men's hockey team will make a cautious start to their campaign ...

New Zealand, China Clash Over Hacking Claims

SYDNEY - New Zealand's trade minister said Thursday he does not expect Chinese economic retaliation to increasing tensions over claims ...

New Zealand border closure puts Rugby Championship in doubt

The southern hemisphere's showpiece Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup matches were in jeopardy on Friday after Australia's latest Covid-19 outbreak ...

SEE | Winter blanket covers Eastern Cape, closes roads and passes

Snow has fallen in at least 13 Eastern Cape towns and has blocked off major passes. The SA Weather Service ...

Pant thanks Ravi Shastri for grand welcome

Durham [UK], July 22 (ANI): India wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant received a grand welcome as he joined the team on Thursday ...

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