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Queen ousted as Barbados decolonizes

At midnight on Monday, Barbados will swear in Governor General Sandra Mason as its first president. The Caribbean island will ...


UN: Pandemic to Cost Global Tourism $2.0 Trillion in 2021

The coronavirus pandemic will cost the global tourism sector $2.0 trillion in lost revenue in 2021, the U.N.'s tourism body ...


Kept my wicketkeeping training going, thinking I would get opportunity, says Dinesh Chandimal

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 28 (ANI): Sri Lanka Test wicket-keeper batter Dinesh Chandimal said that he is hopeful of reviving ...


Shreyas Iyer becomes first Indian to score century and half-century on Test debut

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], November 28 (ANI): Shreyas Iyer on Sunday became the first Indian to score a century and ...


Windies need to employ smart tactics to play Sri Lanka left-arm spinners: Bonner

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 28 (ANI): West Indies batter Nkrumah Bonner has said that his side needs to employ smart ...


ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2021 called off

Dubai [UAE], November 27 (ANI): The International Cricket Council on Saturday announced that the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier ...


France Says it is Willing to Discuss Autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS - France is willing to discuss autonomy for the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe if it is in the ...


Holder rested; Russell and Hetmyer unavailable as WI name squad for Pakistan tour

Saint John's [Antigua], November 27 (ANI): The Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel has announced the squads for the West ...


Renewable energy is fuelling a forgotten conflict in Africa's last colony

Morocco has positioned itself as a global leader in the fight against climate change, with one of the highest-rated national ...


David Ripley appointed Ireland's interim head coach

Dublin [Ireland], November 26 (ANI): David Ripley, the former Northamptonshire County Cricket Club (NCCC) coach has been named as Ireland's ...


Kevin O'Brien 'omitted' from Ireland's T20I squad for USA and West Indies tour

Dublin [Ireland], November 26 (ANI): Veteran Ireland all-rounder Kevin O'Brien was left out of the T20I squad as the selectors ...


International

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As Covid increases, France speeds up administering booster shots

PARIS, France: As new Covid cases are again on the rise, the government of France announced a plan to administer ...

US to set up another task force to look into UFO questions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After officials in Washington D.C. admitted they could not explain the phenomena of UFO sightings, the U.S. government ...

After decades of work, Egypt to open 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt opened its 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes to the public this week, in a swanky ceremony, after over ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

People in La Palma told to lockdown as lava flow reaches ocean

SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA, LA Palma: Authorities on the Spanish island of La Palma have ordered residents of three ...

Under new security law, Hong Kong independence leader sent to jail

HONG KONG: Tony Chung, former leader of Hong Kong pro-independence group Studentlocalism, was sentenced to 43 months in prison after ...

Business

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New Covid variant keeps Asian stocks on the defense

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian markets fell Monday, however, European bourses began picking up in early trading as debate raged ...

Amazon bypassing clogged US ports using hired ships

SEATTLE, Washington: In early November, the Olive Bay was docked in the port of Everett, Washington. Below its decks was ...

Food prices could reach record highs due to jump in fertilizer prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: With agricultural costs being driven to new highs due to a shortfall of nitrogen fertilizer worldwide, farming communities ...

Indian government to ban purchase of cryptocurrencies

NEW DELHI, India: India will introduce a bill during the winter session of Parliament that could block the use of ...

As talks stall, French fishermen threaten to block delivery of fish

PARIS, France: In protesting the UK's refusal to grant more licenses to fish in British waters, French fishermen said this ...

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COVID-19 restrictions spark riots in Guadeloupe

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe: Protests against COVID-19 restrictions erupted into rioting and looting for the third consecutive day on the Caribbean island ...


Cuba locks activists into homes to prevent protests

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuban activists report being forcibly locked inside their homes, amidst a government clampdown on opposition protests on the ...


SL vs WI, 2nd Test: Karunaratne, Nissanka help hosts take honours (Stumps, Day 1)

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 29 (ANI): Pathum Nissanka and Dimuth Karunaratne ensured that Sri Lanka took the honours on rain-affected ...


Queen ousted as Barbados decolonizes

At midnight on Monday, Barbados will swear in Governor General Sandra Mason as its first president. The Caribbean island will ...


OCBC Bank acquires stakes in multiple Solomartel real estate funds

Singapore [India], November 29 (ANI/ATK): OCBC Bank, one of Singapore's largest banks, made multiple real estate investments by acquiring significant ...


India women's football team's fighting show in vain as side loses to Chile

New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): India displayed good fighting spirit as they went down 0-3 to Chile in their ...


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Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...