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China Pushes Back Over Scrutiny of Uyghur Rights at UN Event

NEW YORK - China is urging U.N. member states not to attend a Wednesday meeting on the human rights of ...


Taiwan pledges supply during global chip shortage

Taiwan's president offered on Monday to work with the European Union to boost its supply of semiconductors in the face ...


Russia Expels Romanian Diplomat In Tit-For-Tat Move

Russia has announced the expulsion of the Romanian Embassy's deputy military attache in response to Bucharest's decision to expel a ...


Covid-19: UK open to talks over vaccine waivers with US and others

The UK is open to discussions with the US and other countries over vaccine IP waivers.This comes after the US ...


COVID-19: field research needs to find a way back fast after the pandemic

Until the pandemic hit, academics from a wide range of disciplines relied heavily on work out in the field for ...


Romania Tells Biden More NATO Forces Needed On Eastern Flank

NATO members from Eastern Europe have pushed for a larger allied military presence on the bloc's eastern flank, Romanian President ...


Sony CFO claims PlayStation 5 units will remain in shortage

Washington [US], May 11 (ANI): The PlayStation 5 may have launched over six months back but so far only a ...


Ethiopia Must Set Right Environment for Election, US Says

WASHINGTON - The United States said it "strongly supports democratization in Ethiopia" as it nears a national election June 5, ...


WTA roundup: Coco Gauff wins 1st-round marathon at Italian Open

Coco Gauff outlasted Yulia Putintseva in a first-round match that took just short of three hours Monday as the WTA's ...


Jannik Sinner wins to set up match with Rafael Nadal in Rome

Italian Jannik Sinner earned a straight-sets victory Monday to set up a second-round match against Rafael Nadal at the Internazionali ...


WHO: India Variant of Global Concern

The World Health Organization said Monday that a variant of the coronavirus circulating in India is of global concern."We classify ...


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EU, Pfizer sign agreement to purchase 1.8 billion doses of vaccine

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union has signed a contract to purchase up to 1.8 billion additional Covid vaccine doses from ...

Life in Italian prison for 2 U.S. friends guilty of slaying policeman

ROME, Italy: Two young Americans have been sentenced to life in prison for the 2019 slaying of an Italian policeman.Found ...

4 of the BEST Soviet female intelligence agents

They hunted down former Tsarist generals, recruited high-ranking Nazis and stole U.S. and British atomic secrets. 1. Nadezhda PlevitskayaHeritage Images/Getty ...

Coetzer to lead Scotland in twin ODIs against Netherlands

Edinburgh [Scotland], May 12 (ANI): Scotland head coach Shane Burger has announced a squad of 14 to travel to Rotterdam ...

UN to hold event on rights situation in Xinjiang today

New York [US], May 12 (ANI): A broad coalition of UN member states and civil society organisations (CSO) is set ...

India receives medical equipment from South Korea

New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI): A consignment of medical equipment including 200 oxygen concentrators from South Korea reached India ...

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Stocks drop as Australia vows to keep borders closed to mid-2022

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Continued concern over inflation kept investors at bay in Japan and Australia on Wednesday, although sharemarkets ...

Spread of Covid halts Amazon's Prime Day sale in India

SEATTLE, Washington: Ecommerce giant Amazon.com has halted its Prime Day sale held yearly in India, according to its spokesperson on ...

Hiring disappoints officials as business unable to find workers

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job growth fell in April, likely hit by raw material and worker shortages, amid an economic boom ...

Wall Street recovers after early sell-off, greenback wounded

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were sold off sharply in the United States on Tuesday following falls across the ...

U.S. sales increase in March, inventories not as high as projected

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. wholesale inventories recorded a slightly lower-than-expected increase in March, as strong demand from consumers boosted sales, according ...

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Elections in Scotland makes likely referendum on independence from UK

EDINBURGH, Scotland: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon promised to move forward with a new independence referendum after the pro-independence Scottish ...


After 14 months, Georgia Supreme Court to resume in-person sessions

ATLANTA, Georgia: The Georgia Supreme Court is to resume in-person court hearings for the first time in more than one ...


South Korean offshore wind farm to power nearly 6 million homes

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea will build the world's largest floating offshore wind farm, calling it one of the cornerstones ...


S. Carolina to end unemployment checks, calls labor shortage severe

COLUMBIA, South Carolina - In a bid to end the state's labor shortage, Governor Henry McMaster has ordered all state ...


EU, Pfizer sign agreement to purchase 1.8 billion doses of vaccine

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union has signed a contract to purchase up to 1.8 billion additional Covid vaccine doses from ...


Swiss auction of 100 carat diamond could bring $20 million

GENEVA , Switzerland: A diamond valued at nearly $20 million is to be auctioned in Switzerland within days. The 100 ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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