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China withdraw from Romania Davis Cup tie due to coronavirus worries

Paris - China have been forced to pull out of next month's Davis Cup play-off with Romania due to the ...


Fan of sci-fi? Psychologists have you in their sights

Science fiction has struggled to achieve the same credibility as highbrow literature. In 2019, the celebrated author Ian McEwan dismissed ...


Vietnam GP gets green light despite virus fears

Hanoi - Vietnam's inaugural Formula One Grand Prix will take place in Hanoi in April as planned, organisers told AFP ...


EU Approves Trade Deal With Vietnam

The European Union has approved a trade agreement with Vietnam, disproving skeptics who thought the EU's divorce with Britain and ...


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China Reports Fewer New Cases of Coronavirus

Chinese health officials said Sunday that the number of new cases of the coronavirus has slowed for the third consecutive ...

Blazing fire following collision between van and truck kills seven

UNNAO, Uttar Pradesh, India - At least seven people were on Sunday burned to death after a truck and van ...

Strong opposition for Trump Middle East peace initiative from Turkey

ISLAMABAD - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during a visit to Pakistan Friday, reiterated strong opposition to U.S. President Donald ...

Pak to remain in FATF's grey list

Paris [France], Feb 18 (ANI): Pakistan will remain in the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) grey list, despite intense lobbying ...

Tharu community stages protest in Kathmandu

Kathmandu [Nepal], Feb 19 (ANI): Members of the Tharus minority group on Tuesday staged a protest in Nepal's capital city ...

EU Must Press Vietnam to End Abuses, Rights Groups Say

The European Union must press Vietnam to end its ongoing crackdown on civil society and political dissent, human rights groups ...

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U.S. stocks largely weaker, greenback in demand

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was sharply weaker on Tuesday, joining a global meltdown in stocks. Only the ...

Europe's biggest bank to restructure in major reorganization

HONG KONG - HSBC, the largest of Hong Kong's three currency-issuing banks, said on Tuesday it plans to cut as ...

All major stock markets in Asia hit the skids Tuesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Sentiment soured on Asian bourses on Tuesday with all the major indices heading south.Apple weighed on markets ...

Amazon founder to donate billions to combat climate change

NEW YORK, New York - Amazon founder Jeff Bezos says he will give $10 billion of his own money to ...

Securities and Exchange Board of India to allow fintech products tests

MUMBAI, India - Stock market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Monday decided to allow live ...

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Two Saudi babies abducted from hospital in 1990s returned to families

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia - A baby boy kidnapped from hospital 3 hours after he was born more than twenty years ...


Syrian conflict "reaching horrifying new level"

DAMASCUS, Syria - Tensions in Syria have reached breaking point again. Syrian government attacks in Ilib province, Israeli attacks on ...


China: Covid-19 Not as Deadly as Other Coronaviruses

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - China has published new data on more than 44,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19, which show the disease ...


Taliban confident of reaching deal with U.S. by end of month

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Taliban appeared confident Monday it will sign a peace agreement with the United States by the ...


Renegade Catholic order offered money to abused victim to lie

MILAN - The cardinal's response was not what Yolanda Martinez had expected - or could abide.Her son had been sexually ...


Ring of Fire next front in battle for Indigenous legal orders

The struggle over the mineral deposits in Ontario's Ring of Fire has taken a surprising turn.With all eyes on British ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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

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