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More than 100 million Americans to lose use of WeChat, TikTok apps

The Trump administration issued a sweeping ban Friday that will begin barring downloads and use of the Chinese-owned mobile apps ...

Trump to nominate third justice following Ginsburg's death

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has been regarded as an iconic champion of women's ...

Threat of global famine looming yet again, says UN food body chief

The global hunger crisis caused by conflict and now compounded by COVID-19 is moving into a dangerous phase, the head ...

Exploring the most promising locations for extra-terrestrial life

The Earth's biosphere contains all the known ingredients necessary for life as we know it. Broadly speaking these are: liquid ...

National Football League celebrates centenary

The lack of grandeur is startling now, the two yellowed, typewritten pages chronicling a small after-hours business meeting bearing no ...

Number of children living in poverty rises to 1.2 billion

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a major rise in child poverty across the world. In a new UNICEF and Save ...

Iranian government lashes out at Pompeo over human rights remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the U.S. State Department secretary's tweets on Iran's internal ...

U.S. Space Force taking shape, partnerships formed with many nations

The United States doesn't want to engage in warfare in space, but like in all domains, the U.S. military must ...

D.C. United acquire Reyna from Whitecaps

D.C. United acquired midfielder/forward Yordy Reyna and a 2020 international spot from the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday in exchange for ...

Ex-UP head of TV news channel held for duping man of Rs 9.72 crore

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 19 (ANI): The Special Task Force has arrested the former Uttar Pradesh head of a ...

New Zealand's McMillan pulls out from Bangladesh coaching role

Former New Zealand cricketer Craig McMillan on Saturday pulled out as Bangladesh's batting consultant for their series in Sri Lanka ...

Djokovic made to work before reaching Italian Open semi-finals

Top men's seed Novak Djokovic dropped a set before fighting off German qualifier Dominik Koepfer to reach the semi-finals of ...

Halep to meet Muguruza in Rome semi-final

Top seed Simona Halep and Spaniard Garbine Muguruza set up a semi-final clash in the Italian Open on Saturday, a ...

Liverpool seal swoop for Wolves forward Jota

Liverpool sealed the signing of Portugal forward Diogo Jota from Wolves for a reported Pound 41 million on Saturday.Jota has ...

Gareth Bale rejoins Tottenham from Real Madrid

"We are delighted to announce the return of Gareth Bale to the club on a season-long loan from Real Madrid," ...

SAHRC mourns the death of former commissioner Danny Titus

The SAHRC said among his achievements included leading and completing the investigation into the 2011 killing of Andries Tatane, an ...

BFI president, executive council's tenure extended by 3 months

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): The tenure of the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) president Ajay Singh and the ...

Ki-Jana Hoever signs five-year deal with Wolves

Wolverhampton [UK], September 19 (ANI): Wolverhampton Wanderers FC on Saturday announced the signing of defender Ki-Jana Hoever, who has put ...

Bayern Munich won't break bank to keep Alaba, warns Kahn

Bayern Munich board member Oliver Kahn has warned that the European champions will not agree a new contract with David ...

Pressure off players at closed-door IPL, says Ponting

Australian cricket great Ricky Ponting Saturday said there would be less pressure on players in the virus-hit Indian Premier League ...

Bertrand Traore joins Aston Villa

Birmingham [UK], September 19 (ANI): Aston Villa on Saturday announced the signing of Bertrand Traore, who is making a move ...

China vows countermeasures over US ban on TikTok, WeChat

Beijing [China], September 19 (ANI): Amid worsening relations between two countries, China on Saturday said it resolutely opposed the move ...

Simona Halep into Italian Open semi-finals

Top seed Simona Halep took the first semi-final berth at the Italian Open on Saturday when Kazakh rival Yulia Putintseva ...

Ruud battles into semi-finals to end Italian hopes in Rome

Norway's Casper Ruud battled past Italian fourth seed Matteo Berrettini to reach the semi-finals of the Italian Open on Saturday.The ...

Uncertain future for migrant workers, in a post-pandemic world

Gary Ryhhart, Senior Specialist on Employers' Activities, ILO, by Gary RyhnartGary Rynhart: When COVID-19 spread around the world, many migrants ...

Brumbies hang on to beat Reds and win Super Rugby AU title

The Brumbies withstood a late onslaught to beat the Queensland Reds 28-23 and clinch the Super Rugby AU title Saturday ...

Women condition in Pakistan result of 'callous apathy': EFSAS

Amsterdam [Netherlands], September 19 (ANI): Commenting on the two rape incidents in Pakistan, a European think tank on Friday said ...

Opinion: China's poverty alleviation -- a global contribution

Aerial photo taken on July 16, 2020 shows farmers picking daylily flowers in Yanchi County, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous ...

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Longtime Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, only the second woman to serve on the court, died Friday from complications ...

'How time flies', Yuvraj recalls his six sixes in an over

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh on Saturday remembered his iconic six sixes in the ...

Carey's hundred a special moment for me: Glenn Maxwell

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has termed compatriot Alex Carey's maiden hundred as one of ...

Soul is all that matters: The all-new BMW R 18 debuts in India

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], September 19 (ANI/BusinessWire India): BMW Motorrad India has launched the all-new BMW R 18 in the country, ...

Opinion: U.S. hardliners on China are repeating historical mistakes

Photo taken on July 21, 2019 from Xiangshan Mountain shows the Taipei 101 skyscraper in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan. (Xinhua/Zhu ...

Colombia's COVID-19 tally surpasses 750,000

Bogota [Colombia], September 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Colombia has risen by 6,526 within the past ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Sept. 19)

BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Coronavirus watch updates, Sept. 19

A passenger wearing a face mask is seen on a metro train in New Delhi, India, on Sept. 12, 2020. ...

Marlins, Lopez face Nationals again in playoff push

The Miami Marlins, trying to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since they won the World Series in ...

Pak rejects India's demand in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 19 (ANI): Pakistan on Friday rejected India's demand that an Indian lawyer or a Queen counsel should ...

Jamal Musiala becomes Bayern's youngest ever goalscorer in Bundesliga

Munich [Germany], September 19 (ANI): Jamal Musiala became the youngest goalscorer for Bayern Munich in German top-flight with his late ...

Wake-up call for Gilgit-Baltistan

By Dr Amjad Ayub MirzaGlasglow [UK], September 19 (ANI): Recently Pakistan's opposition parties thwarted an attempt by Pakistan's Prime Minister ...

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Trump's executive order to ban TikTok heading for the courts

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - TikTok has asked a federal judge in Washington to block the Trump administration from enacting a ban ...

Third consecutive day of losses for Nasdaq leads U.S. markets lower

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks wrapped up weekly losses for a third week in a row on Friday, ...

Nvidia promises to keep Arm brand, keep it neutral

Arm, the Cambridge-based microchip designer is a British tech success story. The firm designs software and semiconductors that are used ...

Stocks in Asia rise as U.S. dollar continues fall

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia broadly rose on Friday in a positive end to the week.The Australian bourse ...

Thai government considering partners other than China for Kra Canal

BANGKOK, Thailand - In a major blow to China, Thailand has claimed that many countries including India, the U.S., as ...

News Trans-Pacific Partnership in UK sights

The news that Japan and the UK have reached a trade agreement in principle was heralded by

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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