Wed, 23 Jun 2021

Trudeau extends border closings with U.S. until July 21

OTTAWA, Canada: Despite pressure from companies and the tourism industry to ease the nation's travel ban, Canadian Prime Minister Justin ...

With infections rising, Taiwan thanks U.S. for Covid vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan received 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from the United States on Sunday, more than doubling the nation's ...

Brazil reports half million Covid deaths, vaccinations still slow

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Over half a million Brazilians have now died after contracting COVID-19, it was reported on Saturday. Brazil ...

Planning for space tourism, company flies test balloon 20 miles high

ORLANDO, Florida: Space Perspective, which plans to bring tourists to space inside a capsule tethered to a balloon, successfully flew ...

EU countries to allow Americans, others to return

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In the much-awaited opening following the Covid pandemic, the European Union announced on Friday that its member countries ...

Biden orders U.S. to investigate Chinese apps, may impose bans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order which could result in several Chinese apps being investigated or ...

Consumers to pay price for unplanted crops due to California drought

CANTUA CREEK, California: California farmers are leaving fields unplanted because of the ongoing drought. California's worst drought since 1977 has ...

Cruises from U.S. to begin July 11 for fully vaccinated passengers

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended that only fully vaccinated people be allowed to ...

Hong Kong newspaper raided by hundreds of police officers

HONG KONG: The pro-Democracy Apple Daily newspaper saw its top executives arrested, along with a raid on the newsroom by ...

Tokyo 2020: Wishing very best to our contingent, says PM

New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has wished the Olympic-bound Indian contingent the very best for ...

Grave concerns raised about 'Uyghur Genocide' in China

Geneva [Switzerland], June 23 (ANI): Expressing grave concerns over the "Uyghur genocide" in China's Xinjiang province, Canada delivered a joint ...

Mississippi State scores 6 in eighth to beat Virginia

After being no-hit for the first seven innings Tuesday, the Mississippi State Bulldogs exploded for six runs in the eighth ...

Merck Foundation brings together 13 African First Ladies

Lusaka [Zambia]/ Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 23 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Merck foundation "More than a Mother" Ambassadors, African First Ladies of ...

PM Modi pays tribute to Indian Olympians

New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to all the Olympians who represented India on ...

I never regret missing out on five-wicket hauls, says Shami

Southampton [UK], June 23 (ANI): Indian pacer Mohammed Shami never regrets missing out on a five-wicket haul as he threw ...

'Worst case scenario' arising in Afghanistan

New York [US], June 23 (ANI): As the major indicators for Afghanistan's security and development looking "negative or stagnant", the ...

WTC final: Two fans removed for directing racist comments

Southampton [UK], June 23 (ANI): Two fans were removed from the ground after they were found directing racist comments towards ...

Covid vaccine shortage delays vaccination drive in WB

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 23 (ANI): The West Bengal government could not start its universal vaccination programme - aimed ...

Euro 2020: England and Croatia cruises into last 16

Glasgow [Scotland], June 23 (ANI): Croatia and England on Tuesday (local time) cruised into the round of 16 stage from ...

Myanmar soccer player applies for refugee status in Japan

Osaka [Japan], June 23 (ANI): Myanmar national soccer goalkeeper Pyae Lyan Aung applied for refugee status in Japan on Tuesday ...

WTA roundup: Coco Gauff among first-round winners in Eastbourne

Coco Gauff rallied from a set down to upset No. 7 seed Elise Mertens of Belgium 0-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5, ...

US seizes dozens of website domains connected to Iran

Washington [US], June 23 (ANI): The United States government has seized dozens of US website domains connected to Iran, linked ...

Iranian State News Sites Seized by US

Several Iranian websites displayed messages Tuesday stating they had been "seized by the United States government."Iranian media confirmed Tuesday that ...

Wuhan lab's classified information hampering probe

Beijing [China], June 23 (ANI): Amid mounting pressure over calls for a fresh probe into the origins of COVID-19, a ...

50 of Afghan's 370 districts under Taliban control: UN

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 23 (ANI): Fifty out of Afghanistan's 370 districts have fallen to Taliban terrorists since May, informed the ...

Golf-weary Nelly Korda searching for right major week 'head space'

Nelly Korda pulled off her second win of the LPGA Tour season on Sunday, surviving a challenge by playing partner ...

US Gives More Asylum-seekers Waiting in Mexico Another Shot

SAN DIEGO - Thousands of asylum-seekers whose claims were dismissed or denied under a Trump administration policy that forced them ...

Texas defeats Tennessee 8-4 in CWS elimination game

The Texas Longhorns staved off elimination and knocked out the Tennessee Volunteers with an 8-4 win at the College World ...

Countries relying on Chinese vaccines reporting surge

Washington [US], June 23 (ANI): Countries like Mongolia, Seychelles and Bahrain had relied on the easily accessible Chinese COVID-19 vaccines ...

WFP: Catastrophic Hunger Descending on Southern Madagascar

The head of the World Food Program said Tuesday that more than a million people in southern Madagascar are "marching ...

Chinese media faces backlash over Nobel to WIV

Beijing [China], June 23 (ANI): Chinese state media has faced backlash for eagerly amplifying its Foreign Ministry's call for seeking ...

Croatia through to Euro 2020 last 16, England top group

Luka Modric inspired Croatia to a 3-1 win over Scotland on Tuesday that took the World Cup runners-up through to ...

Sterling strikes as England beat Czechs to top Euro 2020 group

England found an attacking spark to beat the Czech Republic 1-0 at Wembley on Tuesday and clinch top spot in ...

Iranian State News Sites Appear as 'Seized by US'

Several Iranian websites displayed messages Tuesday stating they had been "seized by the United States government."Iranian media confirmed Tuesday that ...

ATP roundup: No. 2 Dominic Thiem (wrist) retires at Mallorca

No. 2 seed Dominic Thiem of Austria injured his right wrist while leading his first set 5-2 and retired from ...

Farrell's leadership quality impresses Lions boss Gatland

Owen Farrell may be on the bench for the British and Irish Lions warm-up match against Japan in Edinburgh on ...

Border issue with China has pre-existed Quad: Jaishankar

New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): Amid an apparent lack of progress on disengagement from some friction points along LAC ...

Trudeau says reopening of Canada's border matter of weeks

Ottawa [Canada], June 23 (ANI/Sputnik): Ottawa plans to progressively reopen the Canadian border to international travelers in a matter of ...

Amazon bans 3 more Chinese brands amid crackdown

Beijing [China], June 23 (ANI): Amid e-commerce giant Amazon's ongoing crackdown on attempts by sellers to solicit positive consumer reviews, ...

Kohli, Pujara at the crease with thrilling finish on cards

Southampton [UK], June 23 (ANI): Skipper Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara ensured there were no further hiccups in the third ...

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Jonathan Schoop, Tigers blast Cardinals

Jonathan Schoop capped Detroit's six-run fourth-inning outburst with a three-run homer and the host Tigers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals ...

Not aware of evidence on Choksi's abduction: Antigua PM

Saint John's [Antigua], June 23 (ANI): Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne on Tuesday said that he was ...

'No conclusive evidence that Choksi was abducted'

Saint John's [Antigua], June 22 (ANI): Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne on Tuesday said that he was ...

Sounders look to extend unbeaten run vs. Real Salt Lake

The Seattle Sounders are the last remaining undefeated team in MLS. But that might not be the most impressive thing ...

How race, sex and class combine to affect school results

When it comes to education, we cannot think about race, sex and class in isolation. When I was commissioned by ...

NYCFC, Atlanta meet in early battle for playoff positioning

New York City FC host Atlanta United on Wednesday night in Harrison, N.J., in their first meeting this season with ...

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