Fri, 25 Sep 2020

Asteroid size of a bus comes close to Earth

Scientists at the U.S. space agency NASA say a small asteroid - roughly the size of a bus - passed ...

One of New York's finest accused of spying for China

NEW YORK, New York - An ethnic Tibetan New York City police officer and U.S. Army reservist was unmasked this ...

Why Biden should not pick Michele Flournoy as defense secretary

If the Democrats manage to push Joe Biden over the finish line in November's election, he will find himself presiding ...

Life could be habitable underground on Mars, scientsts say

MASSACHUSETTS, September 23 (ANI): Recent science missions and results are bringing the search for a life closer to home, and ...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slams U.S. at UN General Assembly

NEW YORK, New York - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used the killing of American African George Floyd under US police ...

Frantic efforts to rescue whales trapped on sandbars off Australia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Rescuers were scrambling on Tuesday, September 22 to save 270 whales stranded off the coast of the Australian ...

Earth-sized planet discovered by scientists at Massachusetts institute

CAMBRIDGE, UK - Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), along with others, have discovered an Earth-sized "Pi Planet" ...

U.S. goes it alone on Iran sanctions, setting stage for showdown at UN

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States on Monday imposed new sanctions on individuals and entities involved in Iran's nuclear, missile ...

44,000 5G base stations now operationg in Beijing

BEIJING, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The number of 5G users in Beijing has hit 5.06 million following the city's ...

French Open to allow just 1 000 fans a day at Roland Garros

A maximum of only 1 000 spectators will be allowed each day at Roland Garros after the French government on ...

Dilemma for Springboks as Rugby Championship decision looms

The Springboks were included in the 2020 Rugby Championship fixtures released on Thursday, but the world champions have several hurdles ...

Long-awaited Facebook Oversight Board to Launch in October

Facebook's highly anticipated independent oversight board, a group that will be empowered to overrule the company's leadership on issues pertaining ...

Potential US sanctions loom over banks with China connections: Fitch

London [UK], September 25 (ANI): Chinese banks and international non-US banks with connections to China could become ensnared in processes ...

Cricket Australia announces fixtures for WBBL

Melbourne [Australia], September 25 (ANI): Cricket Australia on Friday announced a full 59-game fixture for the upcoming Women's Big Bash ...

Moonshot Conversations goes global with Layla El Khadri

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] September 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): Moonshot Conversations, led by the founders of Korroboree, Lina Ashar, and Agnelorajesh Athaide, has ...

Beijing reports one imported confirmed COVID-19 case

A customs officer answers questions for inbound passengers on a flight at the Capital International Airport in Beijing, capital of ...

Balochistan struggling to end Pakistan's oppression

Geneva [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): Highlighting the rising incidents of enforced disappearances in Balochistan, President of Baloch Voice Association, Munir ...

Rights defender Hillel Neuer slams China

Geneva [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): Human Right Defender Hillel Neuer tore into China at the United Nations Human Right Councils ...

'Protest against Charlie Hebdo proves Pak as terror recruits'

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 25 (ANI): Pakistan being the breeding ground of potential terror recruits became evident with fresh protests against ...

Stop Pakistan from treating POK citizens like animals

Geneva [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): Raising voice against the atrocities by Pakistan on the people of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), ...

Justin Langer expresses grief on demise of 'true legend' Dean Jones

Melbourne [Australia], September 25 (ANI): Australia head coach Justin Langer has expressed grief over the demise of "true legend" Dean ...

Astros break out in blowout over Rangers

Alex Bregman finished a single shy of the cycle and the Houston Astros broke free of their recent offensive doldrums ...

Attempt being made to discredit Mumbai film industry, says Shiv Sena

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 25 (ANI): An attempt is being made to discredit the film industry based in Mumbai, probably ...

Mets fight to stay in playoff chase by beating Nationals

David Peterson tossed a career-high seven innings and earned the win in the final start of his rookie season Thursday ...

Rays look to finish strong against desperate Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies and Tampa Bay Rays returned to Florida on high notes Thursday, but their baseball futures are quite ...

Mets fight to stay in postseason contention with win over Nationals

David Peterson tossed a career-high seven innings and earned the win in the final start of his rookie season Thursday ...

Mexico's COVID-19 death toll surpasses 75,000

Mexico City [Mexico], September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of people, who have died of COVID-19 in Mexico, has risen by ...

Nations Urged to Help Virus-Stranded Mariners Stuck at Sea

PARIS - Another COVID-19 problem the U.N. is trying to solve: How to help more than 300,000 merchant mariners who ...

Scully memorabilia auctioned for over $2 million

Personal memorabilia of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully sold for over $2 million at auction during online bidding that ...

US Sees More Countries Adopting Hard-Line View of China

Trump administration officials believe that Beijing's own actions - in particular, its recent behavior toward Hong Kong - are driving ...

US-China-Russia Rift Simmers at UN

NEW YORK - The growing rift between the United States and China and Russia was clearly evident on the sidelines ...

INTERVIEW: Famine is preventable, if there is political will

In her role as WFP deputy chief, Valerie Guarnieri leads programme and policy developments towards ending hunger, including efforts to ...

Heat aim to close out Celtics in Game 5

The Miami Heat can earn their first appearance in the NBA Finals since 2014 when they duel the Boston Celtics ...

Zimbabwe's Rescued Wildlife Joins Jerusalema Dance Challenge

HARARE - The Jerusalema Dance Challenge, a South African internet craze, is sweeping the African continent.As the Jerusalema spreads across ...

President Trump's son Eric ordered to testify in fraud probe

A New York judge on Wednesday ordered Eric Trump, the president's son most involved with running the family business, to ...

As a second wave of COVID looms in the UK, Australia is watching closely

The United Kingdom has already been battered by COVID-19, with about 410,000 cases and more than 41,000 deaths.But after some ...

Cyprus committed to resuming peace talks

Cyprus has been divided for more than four decades, and leaders from its Greek and Turkish communities last met three ...

Weekend Preview: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

The NASCAR Cup Series begins Round of 12 of the 2020 Playoffs with Sunday night's South Point 400 at Las ...

Helsinki: Coronavirus-sniffing Dogs Could Provide Safer Travel

Helsinki Airport is getting creative when it comes to operating safely in the age of COVID-19. Beginning this week, travelers ...

French rugby chief Laporte in tears after police custody ends

French rugby federation (FFR) president Bernard Laporte broke down in tears on Thursday and vowed to return with renewed strength ...

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Wall Street's Robinhood traders come up for air

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks managed modest gains on Thursday as lawmakers again went to work on a ...

UK restaurants and pubs brace for fallout from new restrictions

LONDON, UK - Britain became the latest European country to impose restrictions on socializing Wednesday following a sharp rise in ...

China to enhance corporate governance of listed companies

An employee arranges products to be exported to Russia at a food processing company in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, ...

'Anti-farmer' legislation in India triggers nationwide protests

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], September 23 (ANI): Several farmers and Congress workers held a 'tractor protest' at Mullanpur Dakha in Ludhiana, ...

Coprom: Long-term inflation expectations in Brazil remain anchored

BRASILIA, Brazil, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Central Bank of Brazil's Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) on Tuesday warned of short-term ...

Uzbekistan turns to its massive gold reserves for economic relief

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan is turning to its massive gold reserves to help fight its way out of an economic ...

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