Wed, 04 Aug 2021

Protests in France to block use of Covid health pass

PARIS, France: Thousands of people in Paris and other French cities protested against the introduction of a mandatory COVID-19 health ...

Deadline for UN pledges on greenhouse gases missed by China, India

BERLIN, Germany: China and India missed a U.N. deadline to submit new plans detailing how they will reduce greenhouse gas ...

Haiti Supreme Court judge in hiding, wanted in killing of president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: Haitian police on Friday accused former Supreme Court judge Wendelle Coq-Thelot of having met with Colombian mercenaries accused ...

U.K. Space Command begins task of protecting from threats in space

LONDON, England: Following the United States, Britain has created a military space command to supervise activities in space, Britain's Ministry ...

Europeans evacuate 394 migrants from boat on Mediterranean

TUNIS, Tunisia: Some 394 migrants were rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday.The Sea-Watch 3 ...

Air leak causes drop in pressure in International Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: Staffs on Earth and in the International Space Station are working to correct a drop in air pressure, ...

U.S. sanctions Cuba police, leaders after July protests

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States added additional sanctions on the Cuban police force and its leaders on Friday, following the ...

U.S. seizes tanker, seeks owner for bypassing North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United Sates has seized a tanker that it said was assisting North Korea in evading sanctions. In ...

New Samoa Prime Minister cancels $100 million Chinese port project

APIA, Samoa: The new prime minister of the island nation of Samoa has said she will cancel a Chinese-financed port ...

Fearing China, Philippines signs pact to return U.S. troops

MANILA, Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has invited U.S. troops to return to bases the Americans only recently evacuated.U.S. Secretary ...

Biden seeks to set example as he urges employees to become vaccinated

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden has announced that millions of federal workers will either need to show proof of having ...

YouTube takes action against Australian broadcaster, ACMA silent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - ACMA, the Australian Communications Media Authority has been sidelined by the U.S. social media giant YouTube.ACMA, ...

Dodgers' Cy Young barrage continues: Max Scherzer vs. Astros

Showing their determination to repeat as World Series champions, the Los Angeles Dodgers will send their fourth Cy Young Award ...

Fisherman Shooting: Stalin writes to Jaishankar

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 4 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin wrote a letter to External Affairs Minister ...

Spain's La Liga to get private equity cash injection

Spain's top football league announced Wednesday it has agreed in principle to sell 10 percent of its business to private ...

England bat in first Test as India drop Ashwin

England captain Joe Root won the toss and elected to bat against India in the first Test at Trent Bridge ...

Beirut marks one year since port blast with anger and mourning

One year since the blast, caused by a huge quantity of ammonium nitrate stored unsafely at the port for years, ...

Sudan takes first step towards joining International Criminal Court

The Sudanese Cabinet has backed a draft bill to join the ICC.Cabinet's approval however, still needs to be ratified.Prime Minister ...

China spurs digital economy as new driver of growth

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Putting on a helmet and sitting in front of several big ...

More Belarusian Athletes Spurn Homeland In Shadow Of Olympic Scandal

Belarusian heptathlete Yana Maksimava says she and her Olympic-medalist husband have decided to stay in Germany with their child as ...

COVID: why you still need to wash your hands

Hygiene was a significant part of the health measures to control the coronavirus at the start of the pandemic. But ...

MARC opens its 8th office in India

Panaji (Goa) [India], August 4 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Mangal Analytics and Research Consulting Pvt. Ltd. (MARC), a pan India market research ...

Manpreet Singh talks about match against Germany

Tokyo [Japan], August 4 (ANI): Indian Men's Hockey Team will vie to bounce back from the semi-final loss to Belgium ...

Eng vs Ind, 1st Test: Root wins toss and opts to bat

Nottingham [UK], August 4 (ANI): Joe Root-led England won the toss and opted to bat against India in the first ...

Imran Khan nominates Abdul Qayyum Niazi as next 'PM' of Pak

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 4 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has nominated politician Abdul Qayyum Niazi as the next 'prime ...

Belarusian Authorities Shut Down Four More NGOs In Widening Clampdown

MINSK -- Belarusian authorities have shut down four more nongovernmental organizations in Minsk as Alyaksandr Lukashenka's crackdown against pro-democracy activists, ...

Xinhua Headlines: China seeks policy mix to boost economic resilience

-- Aware of the challenges at home and abroad, China has been seeking a policy mix featuring diversified monetary tools, ...

Xinhua Photo Daily | Aug. 4, 2021

BEIJING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Mideast in Pictures: Iraq receives looted artifacts returned from the U.S.

© Provided by Xinhua BAGHDAD, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- A handover ceremony was held on Tuesday at the Iraqi Ministry ...

Spain's La Liga to sell $3.2 billion stake to CVC

Spain's top football league announced on Wednesday it has agreed in principle to sell 10 percent of its business to ...

Anti-science drive in U.S. seriously undermines recovery efforts

© Provided by Xinhua With such anti-science sentiments, bigoted Washington elites are fueling an ideology-motivated disinformation campaign, through which they ...

Netizens troll Pak PM Imran Khan over India's population

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): In a goof-up, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that India has a population ...

USAID Head Pushes for Humanitarian Aid Access in Tigray

U.S. Agency for International Development head Samantha Power is set to meet Wednesday with officials in Ethiopia as the United ...

Service sector stuck in contraction, business falls

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): The Indian service sector remained in the red during July largely due to Covid-19 ...

Murray, Korda given wild cards into ATP Cincinnati Masters

Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray of Britain and 21-year-old American Sebastian Korda were given wild cards spots into the ...

Britain ponders over letting China enter nuclear industry

London [UK], August 4 (ANI): Britain and China in 2015 signed a deal to let Beijing take an ownership stake ...

Tokyo 2020: Sydney McLaughlin shatters record, wins gold

Tokyo [Japan], August 4 (ANI): USA's Sydney McLaughlin created a new world record with a phenomenal run in the women's ...

Netflix's 'Bridgerton' season 2 resumes shooting

Washington [US], August 4 (ANI): Shooting for the second season of the hit Netflix series 'Bridgerton' has resumed after two ...

Russia wants to open its Arctic seas to international shipping

Russia needs to upgrade the Northern Sea Route to make it an international transportation corridor allowing all-season transfer of cargo ...

Gera Developments is the only Real Estate player

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], August 4 (ANI/Hunk Golden and Media): Gera Developments, pioneers of the real estate business and the award-winning ...

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U.S. doctors' groups endorse COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women

CHICAGO, Illinois: All pregnant women should receive Covid vaccines, according to two major U.S. obstetricians' groups.Citing data collected from tens ...

Protests in France to block use of Covid health pass

PARIS, France: Thousands of people in Paris and other French cities protested against the introduction of a mandatory COVID-19 health ...

Deadline for UN pledges on greenhouse gases missed by China, India

BERLIN, Germany: China and India missed a U.N. deadline to submit new plans detailing how they will reduce greenhouse gas ...

Haiti Supreme Court judge in hiding, wanted in killing of president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: Haitian police on Friday accused former Supreme Court judge Wendelle Coq-Thelot of having met with Colombian mercenaries accused ...

U.K. Space Command begins task of protecting from threats in space

LONDON, England: Following the United States, Britain has created a military space command to supervise activities in space, Britain's Ministry ...

Europeans evacuate 394 migrants from boat on Mediterranean

TUNIS, Tunisia: Some 394 migrants were rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday.The Sea-Watch 3 ...

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