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Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...


700-kilogram of cocaine found by Australian police in shipping container

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - More than a quarter of a billion dollars worth of cocaine has been found concealed on ...


Report: World No. 2 Cam Smith joining LIV on $100M deal

World No. 2 and Open Championship winner Cameron Smith agreed to a deal in excess of $100 million to sign ...


MoS Lekhi discusses gender equality issues with female naval sailors of Australian Navy

Melbourne [Australia], August 9 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi, who is on a three-day visit to ...


Former international umpire Rudi Koertzen passes away at 73

Johannesburg [South Africa], August 9 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced that former international umpire Rudi Koertzen passed away at ...


Serena Williams heading toward retirement after U.S. Open

Serena Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam champion and the most feared women's tennis player of her generation, is retiring from ...


Had I been chairman of selection committee, Shami would have been in Asia Cup squad: Krishnamachari Srikkanth

New Delhi [India], August 9 (ANI): Former Indian skipper and ex-chairman of the selection committee Krishnamachari Srikkanth said that had ...


Judoka Tulika Mann receives grand welcome at home after successful CWG 2022 campaign

New Delhi [India], August 9 (ANI): Indian Judoka Tulika Mann received a warm welcome at Delhi airport from family, friends ...


Anurag Thakur congratulates Indian contingent on conclusion of successful CWG 2022 campaign

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], August 9 (ANI): Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur congratulated the Indian contingent for their great performances ...


ICC Women's T20I Player Rankings: Renuka Singh storms to career-best 18th spot after outstanding CWG 2022 campaign

Dubai [UAE], August 9 (ANI): Indian pacer Renuka Singh has stormed to the 18th spot in the ICC Women's T20I ...


Virat Kohli congratulates CWG medal winners

New Delhi [India], August 9 (ANI): Star Indian batter Virat Kohli congratulated the country's contingent for their superb performances in ...


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Home grocery deliveries fall in U.S. due to increase in food costs

WASHINGTON D.C.: As prices for food and other basic staples are rising, U.S. demand for grocery deliveries is cooling, with ...

Bangladesh to send 600,000800,000 migrant workers to Malaysia in six moths

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - After almost four years, the Bangladesh High Commission in Malaysia on Tuesday welcomed the first group ...

U.S. stocks on the defensive, Nasdaq slips 151 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell Tuesday, with broad-based losses across the board. The technology sector, however, wore ...

Survey of economists says 2022 Turkey deficit could grow to $40.2 bln

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey's current accounts are expected to record a deficit of $3.4 billion in June and end the year ...

Japan's Nikkei 225 drops 249 points as Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed Tuesday while in the Pacific, markets rose. The scene mirrored events ...

Bangladesh cuts fuel subsidies, raises fuel prices by 50 percent

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Bangladesh raised fuel prices by some 50 percent this week, which is aimed at reducing the country's subsidy ...

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Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Australia to close coal mine near Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia: Australia's new government has announced plans to ban the development of a coal mine located near the Great ...

700-kilogram of cocaine found by Australian police in shipping container

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - More than a quarter of a billion dollars worth of cocaine has been found concealed on ...

Taylor Fritz takes down Andy Murray in straight sets in Montreal

Tenth-seeded Taylor Fritz was one of four Americans to win on Tuesday, defeating Andy Murray of Great Britain 6-1, 6-3 ...

Report: World No. 2 Cam Smith joining LIV on $100M deal

World No. 2 and Open Championship winner Cameron Smith agreed to a deal in excess of $100 million to sign ...

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Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...


Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...


Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...


China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...


Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...


Cars swept away during record floods in Death Valley National Park

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, California: Record rainfall on August 5 caused floods at Death Valley National Park that closed all ...


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