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World heading for 'catastrophic' rise in temperatures

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years ...

France announces death of Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president 1974-81

PARIS, France, December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president of France from 1974 to 1981 and a key actor in ...

People magazine reveals 'People of the Year'

A celebration of 2020? Many might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to what has ...

Investigation in U.S. mounted into bribery for pardons claims

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a potential crime involving bribery and presidential pardons, according to court documents unsealed ...

Barr says no evidence of fraud changing election result

WASHINGTON, DC - Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud ...

Outgoing US Intel Chief Warns China Seeking Global Domination

U.S. President Donald Trump's top intelligence official is calling out China, describing the government in Beijing as the most pressing ...

Online exam monitoring can invade privacy and erode trust at universities

The health risks posed by COVID-19 mean most Canadian university classes are online this year. As a result, some students ...

"China brought modern-day slavery into 21st century"

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): As the world celebrated the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, an Uyghur American ...

UNICEF seeks record USD 6.4bn for 2021

New York [US], December 4 (ANI): The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) is seeking USD 6.4 billion for next year (2021), ...

Playoff bracket set at DreamHack Winter EU

The final four teams advanced to the playoffs Thursday as group play came to an end at the DreamHack Masters ...

Friday essay: the singlet - a short history of an Australian icon

There's no denying the popularity of the singlet. The Chesty Bond, Australia's best known singlet, has notched up more than ...

Displaced Nearing 400,000 in Mozambique's Islamist Insurgency

PEMBA, MOZAMBIQUE - Aid groups in northern Mozambique say attacks on civilians have displaced close to 400,000 people during three ...

Council of Europe Tells Poland: 'LGBTI Are People, Not an Ideology'

A leading European human rights organization called out the Polish government Thursday with a memorandum condemning the Eastern European country's ...

UNGA calls for multilateralism against COVID-19

New York [US], December 4 (ANI/Xinhua): UN General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir on Thursday called for UN leadership and multilateralism ...

'Swarnim Sewa' launched at Hyderabad International Airport

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], December 4 (ANI): Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in collaboration with GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) ...

Speculations about closure of Mandis misleading: MP CM

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], December 4 (ANI): Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the speculations about the closure ...

Dominici death 'still present' for Stade Francais - coach Quesada

Stade Francais head coach Gonzalo Quesada said on Thursday the death of the club's former winger Christophe Dominici still weighs ...

France says Covid-19 vaccine will be free for all

France Prime Minister Jean Castex said government has earmarked over 1 billion for a Covid-19 vaccine.Castex said the vaccine campaign ...

At OSCE Meeting, Russia Blasted For Undermining Europe's Security

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun has used a meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ...

Ioane to make Italy debut against Wales

Australian-born wing Montanna 'Monty' Ioane will make his Italy debut against Wales in the Autumn Nations Cup in Llanelli this ...

'I love you, Diego' - Pele pens message for Maradona

"I love you, Diego" Pele has written on social media, a week after the death of his "great friend" Diego ...

Greece Slams Turkey for Deadly Migrant Vessel Sinking

ATHENS - Greece has lashed out at Turkey, accusing it of pushing distressed asylum seekers into Greek waters, endangering their ...

Adolf Hitler wins vote in Namibia

While many Namibians have names originating from the ex-colonial power Germany, a newly-elected municipal councillor has overnight romped to prominence ...

WHO Europe Director Applauds Vaccine News, Urges Vigilance

The World Health Organization's (WHO's) European director Thursday called Britain's approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine "phenomenal" but urged Europeans ...

Ex-MAD Lions top laner Orome joins BT Excel Academy

Top laner Andrei "Orome" Popa joined BT Excel's Academy team after a season on MAD Lions' starting roster. "BTXL just ...

The BEST Russian military bands to pump up the volume (VIDEOS)

These military choirs and ensembles will make you sing, dance (and love Mother Russia)! In Russia, different kinds of armed ...

7 Russian chess LEGENDS who really played big

The world is enjoying a boom in chess playing following 'The Queen's Gambit' TV series' sweeping success. We've boiled down ...

In political crisis, Armenian president makes power play

As Armenia suffers a deep political crisis and Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan fights for his political life, one figure has ...

Democracy is under siege in both the United States and Peru

A recent report by the group Varieties of Democracy has revealed that currently there are more non-democratic than democratic countries, ...

World Disability Day celebrated in Indore

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], December 3 (ANI): On the occasion of World Disability Day on Thursday, a wheelchair cricket competition ...

Indian javelin throwers to begin training camp for Olympics

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], December 3 (ANI): The team of elite javelin throwers including Neeraj Chopra, Shivpal Singh and Annu Rani ...

India, Australia enjoy strong bilateral relationship

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Amid escalating tensions between China and Australia, India on Thursday affirmed its strong bilateral ...

CAB announces insurance for differently-abled cricketers

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], December 3 (ANI): The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Thursday observed World Disability Day 2020 ...

Iran Says Could Reverse Nuclear Law If Sanctions Scrapped

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a law passed by parliament to expand and accelerate the country's nuclear program ...

Data dampens European stocks, helps Wall Street

Europe's equity markets slipped Thursday on survey data indicating the region's economy continued to be battered by coronavirus fallout, while ...

Oil awaits direction with OPEC+ heading back into output talks

Oil was little changed with the market awaiting a decision from OPEC+ on its output cut plan, with a virtual ...

EU intensifies fight against disinformation

The EU on Thursday announced plans to step up the fight against disinformation in Europe at a time when anti-vaccine ...

Google set to win EU approval for Fitbit takeover next week

Google is set to win conditional European Union approval for its $2.1 billion takeover of health tracker Fitbit Inc. this ...

Phishing Ploy Targets COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Effort

BOSTON - IBM security researchers say they have detected a cyberespionage effort using targeted phishing emails to try to collect ...

US, Estonia Partnered to Search Out Cyber Threat From Russia

WASHINGTON - In a modern twist on old-fashioned war games, the U.S. military dispatched cyber fighters to Estonia this fall ...

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Wall Street retreats from healthy gains, U.S. dollar caned again

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks waded into heavy weather on Thursday with gains withering in the final hour ...

Weekly U.S. jobless claims dropped by more than 10 percent last week

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. unemployment benefit claims fell last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, even as the surging number ...

Asian stock markets listless, dollar drifts downwards

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia remained listless Thursday.The Nikkei 225 in Japan rose just 8.39 points or 0.03 ...

Microsoft expands its esports network

Microsoft expanded its esports scope Wednesday, announcing the acquisition of tournament event platform Smash.gg.In a tweet from the MSN_Esports account, ...

Clinical research firm with Irish base prepares for Covid-19 vaccines

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences ...

Powell concerned about rising Covid-19 cases as U.S. economy moderates

WASHINGTON, DC, (Xinhua) -- U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that economic activity has continued to recover from ...

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