Mon, 19 Apr 2021

Brexit trade agreement on track for approval by European Parliament

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Committees of the European Parliament handling relations with Britain have approved the EU-UK post-Brexit trade and cooperation deal, ...

After 20,000 servers hacked, all U.S. agencies ordered to use patches

WASHINGTON D.C.: All U.S. government agencies have been directed to install patches on Microsoft software to prevent hacking into emails.The ...

Take trains, not flights, French parliament to tell travelers

PARIS, France: French lawmakers are expected to approve a ban on any domestic flight that can be covered by train ...

NASA awaits software update before Mars helicopter takes off

ORLANDO, Florida: A software problem has caused NASA to delay the first helicopter flight on Mars.When Perseverance, the Mars rover, ...

U.S. deepens ties with Taiwan following Chinese threats

BEIJING, China: Following increasing Chinese military activity around Taiwan, the U.S. State Department has announced it would deepen relations with ...

Investigation underway into mass shooting near Indianapolis Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - At least eight people, including 2 teenagers, have been shot dead by a lone gunman at a ...

Covid surges in Brazil, France stops flights to the country

PARIS, France: As Brazil has been hit hard by a coronavirus variant, France will temporarily halt all flights to and ...

Russia says newly arrived U.S. warships should remain clear of Crimea

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has called upon the United States to keep its naval ships from approaching the Crimea, saying U.S. ...

Covid precautions to be followed for Ramadan among Indonesian Muslims

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Social distancing is the rule for Muslims in Indonesia during this year's Ramadan holiday.At the start of prayers ...

Max Verstappen wins Emilia Romagna GP

Imola [Italy], April 18 (ANI): Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen took a superb victory in an action-packed Emilia Romagna Grand ...

De Villiers 'absolutely' ready to don SA jersey for T20 WC

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 18 (ANI): AB de Villiers might have played his last game in the shortest format ...

Sindhi American activists highlight rights violation in Pak

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], April 18 (ANI): Several US-based Sindhi activists are on an almost month-long arduous journey from New ...

Nationals place RHP Stephen Strasburg (shoulder) on IL

The Washington Nationals placed starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg on the 10-day injured list Sunday with inflammation in his right shoulder. ...

Madhuri Dixit shares goofy Sunday post

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Known for always holding her elegant demeanour, Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit, was seen embracing ...

Stefanos Tsitsipas rolls to Monte Carlo title

Fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece earned his first ATP Masters 1000 title on Sunday, knocking off sixth-seeded Russian Andrey Rublev ...

Oscars 2021: COVID-19 has rekindled a 'back to the future' love of movies

For the first time in more than 90 years of Academy Awards history, films released via commercial streaming or video-on-demand ...

Skepticism, not objectivity, is what makes journalism matter

"That reporter is too biased to cover this story." It's a too-familiar complaint from news consumers - and sometimes also ...

In the military and beyond, more women doesn't mean more equity

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, both public and private institutions are finally grappling with the insidiousness of sexual ...

Curious Kids: What do blind people experience in their dreams?

Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. Have a question you'd like an expert to answer? Send ...

PCG-Surigao del Norte gears up for typhoon 'Bising'

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Apr. 18 -- The Coast Guard Station (PCG) - Surigao del Norte headed by station ...

US Sikh Community Calls for Gun Reforms after FedEx Shooting

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. - Members of Indianapolis' tight-knit Sikh community joined with city officials to call for gun reforms Saturday as ...

Bayern Munich 'disapprove' of Flick's announcement on quitting post

Bayern Munich's management on Sunday voiced disapproval at coach Hansi Flick for disclosing that he is seeking to quit his ...

Boao Forum for Asia holds annual conference in south China's Hainan

© Provided by Xinhua BOAO, April 18 (Xinhua) -- The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA)'s annual conference will be held ...

Mars Helicopter Flight Test Promises Wright Brothers Moment for NASA

LOS ANGELES - NASA hopes to score a 21st-century Wright Brothers moment on Monday as it attempts to send a ...

Pakistan reports highest daily surge in COVID-19 cases

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 18 (ANI): Scrambling to control the surge in coronavirus cases, Pakistan has reported 6,127 infection cases over ...

Hockey India mourns death of former umpire Anupama

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Hockey India on Sunday mourned the death of 40-year-old Anupama Punchimanda, former international umpire. ...

China blocks US-based think tank website over critique

Beijing [China], April 18 (ANI): In light of the worsening ties between the United States and China, Beijing has blocked ...

Kipchoge shows Olympic form with Enschede marathon win

Eliud Kipchoge, the reigning Olympic champion and world record holder, won the Enschede Marathon on Sunday in preparation for the ...

Nagelsmann tipped to replace Flick as Bayern Munich coach

Julian Nagelsmann is top of the German media's list of contenders to become the next head coach of Bayern Munich ...

EU poised to unveil green-friendly investment list

The European Commission will release a classification system on energy sources and technology considered to be sustainable investments.A leak of ...

Trevor Bauer-Blake Snell duel set to cap Dodgers-Padres series

The Dodgers are the reigning World Series champions -- of a pandemic-shortened season. Now they would like to be recognized ...

Sikh Community Calls for Gun Reforms after FedEx Shooting

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. - Members of Indianapolis' tight-knit Sikh community joined with city officials to call for gun reforms Saturday as ...

China's actions in Hong Kong rise to new vicious heights

Washington [US], April 18 (ANI): As China continues to suppress the will of the people in Hong Kong under the ...

Minority right activist fear deportation to Pakistan

Seoul [South Korea], April 18 (ANI): Rohat Austin, a well-known rights activist who has been highlighting the Pakistani establishment's persecution ...

Miami GP to join F1 calendar from 2022

Miami [US], April 18 (ANI): Formula 1 is heading back to Florida, as the organisers on Sunday confirmed that the ...

Spurt in suicide rate in Pakistan linked to poverty

Sindh [Pakistan], April 18 (ANI): At least 143 people have taken their own lives in Thar desert's Tharparkar and Umerkot ...

Indian boxers continue their ruthless run

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Extending splendid run, Indian boxers put up a phenomenal performance on yet another glorious ...

Happy with my performance at Asian Championships: Mirabai

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Mirabai Chanu said she is happy with her performance in the Asian Weighlifting Championships ...

India to seize Bangladeshi aircraft for recovery of dues

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): The Raipur Airport managed by the Airport Authority of India (AAI) is ...

No Sweets: For Syrian Refugees in Lebanon, a Tough Ramadan

BHANNINE, LEBANON - It was messy and hectic in Aisha al-Abed's kitchen, as the first day of Ramadan often is. ...

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Disneyland set to re-start operations, Covid precautions in place

BURBANK, California: Disneyland is set to reopen on April 30 and tickets are now being sold for the first time ...

Brexit trade agreement on track for approval by European Parliament

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Committees of the European Parliament handling relations with Britain have approved the EU-UK post-Brexit trade and cooperation deal, ...

After 20,000 servers hacked, all U.S. agencies ordered to use patches

WASHINGTON D.C.: All U.S. government agencies have been directed to install patches on Microsoft software to prevent hacking into emails.The ...

Take trains, not flights, French parliament to tell travelers

PARIS, France: French lawmakers are expected to approve a ban on any domestic flight that can be covered by train ...

NASA awaits software update before Mars helicopter takes off

ORLANDO, Florida: A software problem has caused NASA to delay the first helicopter flight on Mars.When Perseverance, the Mars rover, ...

U.S. deepens ties with Taiwan following Chinese threats

BEIJING, China: Following increasing Chinese military activity around Taiwan, the U.S. State Department has announced it would deepen relations with ...

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