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Uzbekistan's attempt to arrest journalist elicits concern

The office of the General Prosecutor in Uzbekistan has officially confirmed it requested last week's detention of Uzbek journalist Bobomurod ...


Women In Minsk, Elsewhere In Belarus Protest Postelection Crackdown

Women in Minsk and elsewhere across Belarus on August 12 wore white and carried flowers as they formed human chains ...


US, Slovenia to Sign 5G Joint Declaration

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting Thursday with leaders in Slovenia, where they are set to sign a ...


Chinese sprinter Xie eyes sub-19.80 in 2020 campaign

Xie Zhenye of China reacts after the men's 200m semifinal at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, ...


How Joseph Stalin was chosen Time's person of the year twice

History Aug 13 2020 Albina AndreevaPublic Domain From the "most hated man" to heroic defender of the Motherland - Time ...


Heavy rainfall, landslides disrupt normal life in Uttarakhand

Chamoli/Pithoragarh/Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], Aug 13 (ANI): Heavy rains in several parts of Uttarakhand have disrupted the normal life of people ...


Fourth Straight Night of Protests in Belarus

Thousands protested in Belarus for the fourth straight night Wednesday against what they said was the fraudulent election of President ...


China "locomotive" for post-pandemic global recovery, says economist

Workers check a production line at Lianyungang Economic and Technological Development Area in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province, July 16, ...


WTA roundup: Gauff upsets Sabalenka in Lexington

Coco Gauff survived a match that lasted nearly three hours on Wednesday to upset second-seeded Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus 7-6 ...


WTA roundup: Goff upsets Sabalenka in Lexington

Coco Gauff survived a match that lasted nearly three hours on Wednesday to upset second-seeded Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus 7-6 ...


UK has worst economic slump in Europe with 20.4% contraction

The UK economy suffered worse than any other major European nation during the coronavirus lockdowns, posting a 20.4% contraction in ...


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Rush, but not race, to develop coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - Two top U.S. health officials are expressing skepticism about Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian scientists have come ...

Vladimir Putin claims Russia has developed Covid-19 vaccine

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country's health ministry has approved the world's first coronavirus vaccine.He also ...

WTA roundup: Serena rallies past Venus in Lexington

Serena Williams overcame a shaky opening set on Thursday to rally past her sister, Venus Williams, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 and ...

France welcomes Israeli-UAE agreement on normalising relations

Paris [France], August 14 (Sputnik/ANI): France on Thursday welcomed the Israeli-UAE agreement on normalising relations and deemed Israel's decision on ...

Thousands in Belarus Form 'Lines of Solidarity' in Protest

Crowds of protesters in Belarus swarmed the streets and thousands of workers rallied outside industrial plants Thursday to denounce a ...

Italian Open tennis in Rome pushed forward to 14 September start

The Italian Open tennis tournament will be played a week earlier than scheduled in Rome with the main draw from ...

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U.S. industrial stocks lose ground, Nasdaq makes modest gain

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks in the United States had a rare off day on Thursday despite good ...

Dublin business targeted in major international fraud

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna's economic bureau has foiled a mutli-million euro invoice redirect fraud. On Tuesday the Bank ...

Fears mount over last weeks of Trump presidency if he loses

What could happen to America if Trump were to further, severely crash the U.S. economy the day after Joe Biden ...

U.S. local economies working to replace imports

"An incredible opportunity for domestic manufacturing." That's how Mercedes Gonzalez, a director at Global Purchasing Companies, describes an unexpected benefit ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng jumps 353 points, Asian markets generally mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, rising in Japan and Hong Kong, but falling in China ...

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Trump stuns with diplomatic breakthrough, UAE and Israel form pact

ABU DHABI, UAE - A phone call by U.S. President Donald Trump clinched what is being described as an 'historic ...


3 dozen rights experts demand accountability for catastrophic blast

The catastrophic blast which led to the deaths of more than 200 in Beirut on 4 August, has prompted more ...


NYC man who was on way to join Pakistani terrorist group sentenced

NEW YORK CITY, New York - A man who was arrested as he was about to board a plane at ...


WFP in rush to supply Lebanese capital with emergency food supplies

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The World Food Programme (WFP) is racing to prevent food shortages in Lebanon as the country continues ...


Rush, but not race, to develop coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - Two top U.S. health officials are expressing skepticism about Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian scientists have come ...


Biden unveils Senator Kamala Harris as running mate

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential ...


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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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