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Suicide car bomber kills and wounds scores in Afghanistan

GHAZNI, Afghanistan - At least 31 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Sunday, ...

Philippines President Duterte delays exit from U.S. military pact

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines, an old American ally in Asia, is changing its view on whether to scrap a ...

China refuses to apologise for Australian soldier post

Beijing [China], December 1 (ANI): China has refused to apologise for a controversial doctored image depicting an Australian soldier cutting ...

Pride at stake as Kohli and boys look to finish well

Canberra [Australia], December 1 (ANI): Although India have already lost the three-match ODI series against Australia with the hosts taking ...

India working towards return of workers to UAE post-Covid

New Delhi [India], December 01 (ANI): The Government of India is actively working towards the return of its workers back ...

Australia can repair its relationship with China, here are 3 ways to start

China has certainly got Australia's attention with a highly inflammatory tweet from a government spokesperson. It has provoked the desired ...

UN Appeals for $35 Billion for Global Aid in 2021

NEW YORK - The United Nations appealed Tuesday for a record $35 billion to provide life-saving humanitarian support for 160 ...

Killing of Iran's top nuclear scientist, aimed at Tehran

By John SolomouNicosia [Cyprus], December 1 (ANI): Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, an Iranian Professor of physics who was the brains behind the ...

Sand sculpture to spread awareness on World AIDS Day

Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India], December 1 (ANI): Taking a step forward on the occasion of World AIDS Day to spread awareness ...

Director-General updates Council on FAO's work and engagement in the past 16 months

30 November 2020, Rome - In his address to the 165th Session of the FAO Council today, the Director-General of ...

Curious Kids: how does a virus stop?

There's a scene in the movie "Wreck It Ralph" where Sergeant Calhoun describes some of the bad guys, called "Cy-Bugs".Calhoun ...

Fresh kick-off for agri-food systems transformation

25 November, 2020/Rome - Global leaders called today for an urgent action to transform agri-food systems to make them more ...

How to overcome water challenges in agriculture

26 November 2020, Rome - More than three billion people live in agricultural areas with high to very high levels ...

In Papua New Guinea, partnerships with local private sector promote more inclusive and sustainable cocoa production

26 November 2020, Port Moresby/Rome - As part of efforts to support smallholder farmers and create more inclusive agri-food value ...

Turkmenistan Clamps Down on COVID-19 Criticism

WASHINGTON - At the opening of a new hospital in November, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow said no COVID-19 cases had been ...

Four teams open DreamHack Europe with sweeps

Heroic, Team Spirit, Gambit Esports and mousesports all swept their upper-bracket first-round matches Monday in the group stage of the ...

Born to be wild - revelling in the design and desire of the motorcycle

Review: The Motorcycle - Art, Design, Desire at Queensland Art Gallery of Modern ArtMotorcycles are such a guy thing, right? ...

Amnesty International Urges UN to Renew South Sudan Arms Embargo

Amnesty International is urging the United Nations Security Council to renew its arms embargo on South Sudan, saying violence, atrocities ...

WHO Raises Alarm Over Virus Spread in Brazil, Mexico

The World Health Organization says it is very worried about the rapidly growing surge of coronavirus cases in in Brazil ...

Satellite weapon used in killing of Iranian Physicist

Tehran [Iran], December 1 (ANI/Sputnik): The weapon used in the killing of Iranian nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was satellite-controlled, Al-Alam ...

TSM sign ex-Evill Genuises top laner Huni

Former Evil Geniuses top laner Heo "Huni" Seung-hoon has signed with TSM, the organization announced Monday. "With a name known ...

Who's to blame when a self-driving car has an accident?

With self-driving cars gaining traction in today's automobile landscape, the issue of legal liability in the case of an accident ...

US Urges End to Violence in Ethiopia's Tigray Region

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday urged a stop to all fighting in Ethiopia, as Prime Minister Abiy ...

Evil Geniuses pull out of IEM Global Challenge

The last major CS:GO event of the year will be missing the ninth-ranked team in the world this month. Evil ...

No. 2 Baylor meets No. 5 Illinois in key top-5 clash

The rest of the college basketball world can mark their calendars and count the seconds until Saturday's clash between No. ...

France records 4,005 new COVID-19 cases

Paris [France], December 1 (ANI/Xinhua): France on Monday registered 4,005 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 406 deaths from the disease ...

Biden's Cabinet Picks Include Some Firsts

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has begun naming picks for his new Cabinet, as well as other top-level administration officials. Biden ...

UN chief calls for greater inclusion

New York [US], December 1 (ANI/Xinhua): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for greater inclusion of persons with ...

No. 12 Villanova ready to apply learned lessons to Hartford

The Villanova men's basketball team will continue its extended stay in the Nutmeg State on Tuesday when it faces Hartford ...

Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week returns

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): The Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week which is now in its 13th year, is ...

Italy's fashion companies building on "Made in Italy" brand in China

A model presents a creation of Giorgio Armani Autumn/Winter 18/19 women collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, Feb. ...

Ramey's late basket lifts No. 17 Texas over Davidson

Courtney Ramey scored 14 points and hit the game-winning reverse layup with 20 seconds left as No. 17 Texas outlasted ...

Biden Names Top Economic Officials

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named his top officials to deal with the country's coronavirus-ravaged economy, including ...

Tuesday's Western Kentucky-Charlotte game canceled

A rare Tuesday morning college football game has fallen victim to a not-so-rare 2020 problem. Western Kentucky's game at Charlotte ...

Op-ed: How are Russian & American youths different

Russians and Americans are historically known for being, at times, polar opposites. But does the youth of today really differ ...

UN chief calls for greater inclusion of persons with disabilities

Achieving a world where all people have equal access to opportunities is a goal worth fighting for, UN Secretary-General Antonio ...

WHO chief urges world not to politicise origins of COVID-19

Geneva [Switzerland], November 30 (ANI): World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday urged leaders not to politicise ...

How US Military Invented America's Favorite Snacks

From instant coffee to Cheetos, packaged cookies and energy bars, the U.S. military helped invent many of the snacks Americans ...

Moderna to Seek Quick Approval of Coronavirus Vaccine in US, Europe

WASHINGTON - Drugmaker Moderna said Monday it is seeking emergency authorization in the United States and Europe to distribute its ...

Miley Cyrus, Lil Nas X star in 'Holiday Plays'

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): American singer-songwriter Miley Cyrus and rapper Lil Nas X will star in the first episode ...

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Attack on farms in Nigerian village leaves 110 farmers dead

At least 110 people are feared dead in a weekend attack on farmers in the northeast part of Nigeria blamed ...

Suicide car bomber kills and wounds scores in Afghanistan

GHAZNI, Afghanistan - At least 31 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Sunday, ...

Philippines President Duterte delays exit from U.S. military pact

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines, an old American ally in Asia, is changing its view on whether to scrap a ...

China refuses to apologise for Australian soldier post

Beijing [China], December 1 (ANI): China has refused to apologise for a controversial doctored image depicting an Australian soldier cutting ...

Pride at stake as Kohli and boys look to finish well

Canberra [Australia], December 1 (ANI): Although India have already lost the three-match ODI series against Australia with the hosts taking ...

India working towards return of workers to UAE post-Covid

New Delhi [India], December 01 (ANI): The Government of India is actively working towards the return of its workers back ...

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