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Exploring the most promising locations for extra-terrestrial life

The Earth's biosphere contains all the known ingredients necessary for life as we know it. Broadly speaking these are: liquid ...

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 ...

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 ...

'Be more forthright', Man Utd great Neville tells players

Footballers should be allowed to speak their minds rather than being forced to act as PR machines, says Manchester United ...

Lampard says he has 'respect' for Klopp despite jibes

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard insists he has "huge respect" for Jurgen Klopp despite his stormy relationship with the Liverpool boss.Lampard ...

Dlamini-Zuma: Masks are a matter of life or death as SA borders open

Dlamini-Zuma said travel from other countries on the African continent would be allowed for business and tourism, but that a ...

China's Economy Sends Mixed Signals on Recovery and Demand

China's economy has sent mixed signals on its recovery in a little over a week as retail sales rose slightly ...

8 Indian beaches recommended for Blue Flag certification

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): For the first time, a total of eight Indian beaches have been recommended for ...

The Infodemic: No Established Vaccine for Coronavirus So Far

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily Debunk"DISINFO: THERE ...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 30 mln: WHO

A man wearing a face mask walks by a memorial for COVID-19 victims in front of Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn ...

Will Russia Snatch Up Belarusian Industrial Assets Amid Crisis?

With Belarus facing a shaky future after a disputed election sparked a wave of protests and a brutal crackdown by ...

Liverpool sign Bayern Munich's Thiago Alcantara

Thiago Alcantara vowed to emulate his Bayern Munich success at Liverpool after the Spain midfielder joined the Premier League champions ...

EU regulator backs dexamethasone as Covid-19 treatment

Europe's healthcare regulator has endorsed using dexamethasone to treat Covid-19 patients with breathing difficulties, paving the way for the steroid ...

IAEA General Conference to Start on Monday

The IAEA General Conference, the Agency's annual meeting and main governance event, will take place next week at the Vienna ...

EU Unveils Plan to Combat Racism, Increase Diversity

BRUSSELS - The European Commission presented a series of measures Friday aimed at tackling structural racism and discrimination, acknowledging a ...

Burundi Rebel Group Claims Attacks in New Offensive

NAIROBI - A Burundian rebel group claimed responsibility Friday for a spate of recent attacks on security forces and the ...

Dutch Launch Case Against Syria Over 'Horrific' Torture

The Netherlands launched a bid Friday to hold Syria responsible under international law for "gross human rights violations", in a ...

UNICEF Criticizes Sentencing of 13-Year Old for Blasphemy in Nigeria

ABUJA, NIGERIA - The United Nations Children's Agency, UNICEF, has condemned a Nigerian court for upholding a 10-year prison sentence ...

Volkswagen global deliveries in August further decline by 6.6 pct

Photo taken on July 9, 2019 shows Audi vehicles awaiting transfer at the parking lot of FAW-Volkswagen in Changchun, northeast ...

Inter Miami confirm Higuain's signing

Miami [USA], September 18 (ANI): Inter Miami on Friday announced the signing of Gonzalo Higuain as a designated player. The ...

Liverpool confirm signing of Thiago Alcantara

Liverpool [UK], September 18 (ANI): English club Liverpool FC on Friday announced the signing of Spanish international Thiago Alcantara. The ...

Inter Miami sign international F Higuain

Standout international striker Gonzalo Higuain is joining Inter Miami. He most recently played for Juventus, and the 32-year-old Argentina native ...

Why Arm's sale to Nvidia has stunned the tech industry

Arm, the Cambridge-based microchip designer is a British tech success story. The firm designs software and semiconductors that are used ...

Justin Ontong sets sights on improving Proteas fielding

With the 2020/21 cricket season looming , Proteas fielding coach Justin Ontong has stressed the importance of his area of ...

Tennis star Monfils receives racist abuse after Rome defeat

French tennis player Gael Monfils revealed Friday that he had received a barrage of racist abuse through social media after ...

PBA picks Clark as bubble venue for season resumption

CLARK FREEPORT ZONE, Pampanga, Sept.18 (PIA) -- Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) has chosen Clark as official bubble venue for the ...

UN urges China to provide rights to 12 arrested Hong Kongers

Hong Kong, September 18 (ANI): UN Human Rights Office on Friday urged Chinese authorities to ensure due process rights to ...

Justin Ontong aims to improve fielding before Proteas' new season

Cape Town [South Africa], September 18 (ANI): South Africa's fielding coach Justin Ontong is targeting a major improvement in his ...

Virus Clusters at French Universities Give Europe a Lesson

PARIS - Can mandatory masks offer enough protection in lecture halls so packed that late arrivals have to sit on ...

When Russia appeared in William Shakespeare's plays

Culture Sept 18 2020 Ajay Kamalakaran Getty Images; Legion Media; Tretyakov gallery Despite Russia's overwhelming passion for the bard's works, ...

Hockey has made us financially independent, says Rani Rampal

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 18 (ANI): In an attempt to encourage youngsters to take up hockey, women's skipper Rani Rampal ...

Need to find alternates to saliva for shining the ball: Rabada

By Baidurjo BhoseDubai [UAE], September 18 (ANI): Delhi Capitals pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada is back on the cricket field and ...

Niine forays Into hygiene and personal care

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], September 18 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Niine, widely known for sanitary napkins, innovative biodegradable disposal bags and bold advertising ...

Consular Services in Cardiff, Belfast resume: India in the UK

London [UK], September 18 (ANI): The High Commission of India in London on Friday announced the resumption of Consular Services ...

Duplantis vaults into history and gives athletics a new star

Armand Duplantis has pole-vaulted into history aged just 20, eclipsing the outdoor world record of Sergey Bubka that has stood ...

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Niine forays Into hygiene and personal care

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Wallabies turn to England's Geoff Parling as forwards coach

Former England lock Geoff Parling was Friday appointed forwards coach for the Wallabies ahead of Bledisloe Cup Tests against the ...

Canadian opposition leader says will ban Huawei from 5G

Toronto [Canada], September 18 (ANI/Sputnik): A Conservative government in Canada will ban Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei from the development of ...

Will the UK really join the CPTPP free-trade bloc in Asia-Pacific?

The news that Japan and the UK have reached a trade agreement in principle was heralded by

Hard to fill Malinga's boots: Rohit Sharma

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 17 (ANI): Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Thursday admitted that the side will surely miss ...

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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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