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Spanish police report students celebrate easing of Covid restrictions

MADRID, Spain: Some 25,000 students took part in the largest illegal drinking party in Madrid since the start of the ...

European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

Greece building migrant holding camps on islands near Turkey

ATHENS, Greece: On Saturday, Greece announced it has opened a new migrant holding camp on the island of Samos close ...

World Economic Forum to return to Davos early next year

DAVOS, Switzerland: Organizers say the World Economic Forum will be again held in the mountain resort of Davos, Switzerland, from ...

Notre Dame on track for 2024 reopening, says Paris officials

PARIS, France: Work to shore up Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has been finished, allowing the long-awaited restoration to begin, ...

Poland's Deputy PM Kaczynski says EU law cannot be supreme

WARSAW, Poland: Poland's deputy prime minister and ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has said that the primacy of EU law ...

Ireland regulator concerned about privacy and Facebook smart glasses

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's data privacy regulator has asked Facebook whether its new smart glasses can photograph others without properly notifying ...

Italian Police confirm detention of former Catalan leader

Rome (Italy), September 24 (ANI/Sputnik): Italian police have confirmed to Sputnik the detention of former head of the Catalan government ...

ATP roundup: Emil Ruusuvuori upsets Aslan Karatsev at Astana Open

Finland's Emil Ruusuvuori cruised past top-seeded Aslan Karatsev of Russia 7-6 (6), 6-4 to headline Thursday's Round of 16 winners ...

Belinda Bencic rolls into quarterfinals at Ostrava

Third-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland and No. 4 Maria Sakkari of Greece advanced to the quarterfinals with straight-set victories Thursday ...

Spieth-Thomas vs. Rahm-Garcia to kick off Ryder Cup foursomes

Thursday evening's Ryder Cup opening ceremony concluded with captains Steve Stricker and Padraig Harrington revealing the first pairings for Friday's ...

WIPO expert says China is becoming a global innovation leader

© Provided by Xinhua China has made continuous progress from ranking 14th last year to 12th this year and is ...

Angela Merkel's career shows why we need more scientists in politics

For 16 years, German chancellor Angela Merkel has guided her country through wave after wave of uncertainty, from the 2008 ...

Nicolas Maduro is right: it is possible to stand up to US imperialism

With American hegemony finally on the decline, there's a real chance for Latin America to push for closer regional cooperation ...

Jon Rahm embracing 'juvenile excitement' ahead of Ryder Cup

World No. 1 Jon Rahm said he's in "really good shape" ahead of his second appearance for Team Europe in ...

Blinken, French counterpart discusses process of consultati

Paris [France], September 23 (ANI/Sputnik): French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, during a meeting with US Secretary of State Antony ...

Taliban 'show' at UN won't serve anything, says Germany

Berlin [Germany] September 23 (ANI): Heiko Maas, the foreign minister of Germany, on Wednesday opposed the Taliban's request to address ...

These territories are NOT in Russia, but still belong to it

A rock in Switzerland, a freezing Arctic village in Norway... a Biblical fig tree? These and many other things are ...

German election explained: why is it always so hard to form a government?

It is quite unusual for the two largest parties in a given country to form a coalition. In the UK, ...

CDS GenRawat holds meeting with Russia's military chief

Orenburg [Russia], September 23 (ANI): India's Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on Thursday met with the Russian General ...

Involuntary job loss affects BMI in males

Canterbury [UK], September 23 (ANI): The findings of a new study by the University of Kent suggest that involuntary job ...

UN chief appeals for countries to sign nuclear test-ban treaty

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday again urged eight key countries which have not yet signed or ratified the Comprehensive ...

Brooks Koepka blows off Bryson DeChambeau's tease at Ryder Cup

The drama surrounding world No. 7 Bryson DeChambeau and No. 10 Brooks Koepka continues to fuel speculation and headlines as ...

U.S. Allows Ukrainian Tycoon To Sell Texas Property It Froze

The United States is permitting a company owned by a Ukrainian tycoon to sell a Texas building the government froze ...

Ryder Cup: Notes, Odds Best Bets

The 43rd playing of the Ryder Cup will begin Friday at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wis. following a one-year delay ...

Study suggests early weight loss protects future fertility

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): The reproductive function in obese boys can be improved through weight loss, which in turn ...

Gazans fear deteriorating health situation amid Delta variant spread

© Provided by Xinhua As the Gaza Strip witnesses an increase in the number of cases of COVID-19 infections, the ...

Nicklas Backstrom (hip) out for start of Capitals' camp

A hip injury that hampered Washington Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom last season will keep him sidelined as the team opens ...

European Union to impose universal phone charger

Brussels [Belgium], September 23 (ANI): The European Union on Thursday said it will impose a universal charger for smartphones, in ...

Russian delegation to participate in PACE autumn session

Moscow [Russia] September 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The Russian delegation intends to participate in the upcoming autumn session of the Parliamentary Assembly ...

Take 5: What to watch at Ryder Cup -- besides Bryson and Brooksie

Everyone is tiring of golf's biggest feud, including Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka. The U.S. teammates have sworn to put ...

2021 International Emmy Award nominations

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): Nominations for the 2021 International Emmy Awards were announced on Thursday with 44 nominees across ...

Belarus Extends Detention Of Russian Girlfriend Of Arrested Blogger

A court in Belarus has extended the pretrial detention of Sofia Sapega, who was arrested along with her boyfriend, opposition ...

Russia Steps Up Charges Against Jailed Crimean Tatar Leader

Russia's domestic intelligence agency, the Federal Security Service (FSB), has ratcheted up the charges against jailed Crimean Tatar politician Nariman ...

Veranda acquires Edureka for Rs 245 crore

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Sep 23 (ANI): The Kalpathi AGS Group-owned Veranda Learning Solutions has acquired edtech Edureka, a live-instructor-led ...

China ranked last in internet freedom index: Reports

Taipei [Taiwan] September 23 (ANI): China once again stood last in the internet freedom index for the seventh consecutive year ...

SnacAtac introduces Cornado

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], September 23 (ANI/Heylin Spark): SnacAtac is one of the biggest snack manufacturers in the country, known for ...

Uzbekistan Has Good Reasons To Be On Good Terms With The Taliban

It has been more than a month since the international community was confronted with the fact that the Taliban had ...

China urges lifting of sanctions on Afghanistan at G20 meet

Beijing [China], September 23 (ANI): China has called for the ending of sanctions and restrictions on Afghanistan amid Taliban struggle ...

Navalny's Appeal Of 'Flight-Risk' Designation Denied

A Russian court has rejected jailed opposition leader Aleksei Navalny's appeal to annul his designation as a 'flight risk,' which ...

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Guatemala Attorney General added to U.S. corruption list

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a move that highlighted the Biden administration's frustration, the U.S. this week added Guatemala Attorney-General Consuelo Porras ...

Canary Islands eruption destroys 100 homes, 5500 forced to flee

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands: Lava flowing from the first volcanic eruption in 50 years on Spain's Canary Islands destroyed some ...

Official: Tigers, lions at National Zoo expected to recover from Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tigers and lions at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, which were infected last week with COVID-19, are ...

At auction, first printing of U.S. Constitution could see $20 million

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Auction house Sotheby's announced that it will auction a rare first-edition printed copy of the ...

Philippine boxing champion Pacquiao to announce run for presidency

MANILA, Philippines: Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has announced that he will run for president of the Philippines next year, criticizing ...

Immigrants in U.S. capital protest in bid to become American citizens

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Thousands of U.S. immigrants and their allies rallied Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to demand that Congress include ...

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