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Fighting lockdown fatigue, Dutch government slowly eases restrictions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the easing of the country's months-long coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday. A ...

Small chance of blood clots, so Canada's Ontario OKs AstraZeneca

TORONTO, Canada: The province of Ontario, Canada will offer AstraZeneca vaccines to people 40 years and over. This follows a ...

Concerns over Covid causes U.S. to urge not traveling to 80% or world

WASHINGTON D.C.: Citing the need to protect U.S. citizens from contracting the Coronavirus, the U.S. State Department said on April ...

Expect Covid booster after one year, says Pfizer CEO

NEW YORK, New York: Those who have been inoculated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer vaccine will likely need a third ...

'There will be consequences' to death of Navalny, warns U.S. official

WASHINGTON D.C.: Russia should expect a strong response from the United States if imprisoned political leader Alexei Navalny dies during ...

American woman dies at 115, had 193 grand, great grandchildren

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Hester McCardell Ford, age 115 to 116 and believed to be the oldest living person in ...

After 10 hours, Chauvin jury returns guilty verdict

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all charges Tuesday in the death of ...

212 million doses of Covid vaccines now delivered across U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C. - As of Monday, April 19, 132.3 million people have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 ...

Italy will be late with plan for massive aid, says EU

BRUSSELS, Belgium: EU officials believe Italy will miss the April 30 deadline for submitting its Recovery Plan to the European ...

Train derailment in Egypt leaves 11 dead, 98 injured

CAIRO, Egypt: A train traveling from Cairo derailed on Sunday, causing four cars to overturn, killing eleven passengers and injuring ...

New Delhi ravaged by Covid; beds, oxygen, medicines in short supply

NEW DELHI, India: As of April 18, there were fewer than 100 critical care beds to treat Covid patients in ...

China trying to 'neutralise human rights criticism' during summit

Beijing [China], April 22 (ANI): As leaders from around the world -- from US President Joe Biden to French President ...

Uzbekistan Recommended for Religious Freedom Watchlist Designation

A U.S. government body that monitors global religious freedom is recommending that the State Department include Uzbekistan on its special ...

U.K. Lawmakers Declare China Is Committing Genocide Against Uyghurs

The British House of Commons has approved a parliamentary motion declaring crimes against humanity and genocide are being committed against ...

George Springer could make debut for Jays this weekend

George Springer is set to play in an intrasquad game Friday and could finally make his debut for the Toronto ...

Pune pharmacist arrested for black marketing of Remdesivir

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], April 23 (ANI): A pharmacist has been arrested for black marketing of anti-viral drug Remdesivir in Pune. ...

Diplomatic Row Between Moscow, Prague Intensifies

The Czech Republic on Thursday ordered Russia to remove more staff from its Prague embassy, in a growing spat between ...

UN Security Council Calls for More Aid Access to Ethiopia's Tigray

As the conflict in northern Ethiopia's Tigray region enters its sixth month, the U.N. Security Council broke its silence Thursday ...

US General Warns Afghan Forces Facing Possible Failure

WASHINGTON - The withdrawal of U.S. and coalition forces from Afghanistan could lead to the eventual collapse of the country's ...

Migrant boat with 130 aboard capsizes off Libya: NGO

Ten bodies were spotted near a capsized rubber boat off the coast of Libya on Thursday, which had around 130 ...

China Eyes More Bases in Africa, US Military Official Says

U.S. forces in Africa are keeping a watchful eye on China, worried Beijing is getting closer to establishing a network ...

Thief returns COVID-19 vaccines stolen from Jind hospital

Jind (Haryana) [India], April 23 (ANI): In a bizarre turn of events, a thief who had fled with a bag ...

Not Forgotten: Chernobyl's Forest War Memorials

When Darmon Richter and three friends headed into the closed wilderness around Chernobyl in the summer of 2018, they took ...

Former Mission Chief Assesses South Sudan Peace Process

The former U.N. mission chief in South Sudan, David Shearer, said he feels gratified to have been able to encourage ...

Heritage Trust Fund: 'I'm left high and dry' - Tokyo Sexwale

Tokyo Sexwale insisted the Heritage Trust Fund was real, despite National Treasury and the Reserve Bank saying he had been ...

PGA Tour creates Forme Tour to help Canadian members

The PGA Tour is launching the Forme Tour for PGA Tour Canada members to allow some to take part in ...

Rays begin 10-game homestand with visit by Blue Jays

While their recent six-game road trip did not match a franchise record, the Tampa Bay Rays are happy with the ...

US to double public climate finance to developing countries

Washington [US], April 23 (ANI): The United States has said it intends to double public climate finance to developing countries ...

Won't be difficult to vaccinate all above 18 yrs: Official

By Joymala BagchiNew Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI): The production of COVID-19 vaccines approved by the government is getting augmented ...

Indian women create history, end campaign with 7 gold

New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI): Indian women boxers put up sensational performances as they created history at the 2021 ...

Govt working for smooth coordination for COVID management:

New Delhi [India], April 23 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said the government is working towards smooth coordination ...

Science is back in White House, says Harris on Earth day

Washington DC [US], April 23 (ANI): On the occasion of World Earth Day, US Vice President Kamala Harris said that ...

In Moscow Talks, Putin And Lukashenka Praise Progress On Union State

MINSK -- Belarusian strongman Alyaksandr Lukashenka has met in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin, seeking Russia's continued support amid ...

Nigeria senate approves govt's $2.7 billion loan requests

Nigeria's senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari's plan to borrow $2.7 billion from international institutions for infrastructure projects to help ...

Is Keir Starmer any good? Don't ask Londoners

Keir Starmer recently celebrated his first year as leader of the Labour party. His critics believe the party is failing ...

UK declares China's crackdown on Uyghurs as genocide

London [UK], April 22 (ANI): Lawmakers in the United Kingdom have unanimously declared China's ongoing crackdown in Xinjiang a "genocide", ...

Gambit Esports shutter League of Legends division

Gambit Esports has shut down its League of Legends division, the organization announced Thursday. No specific reason was given for ...

PACE Calls For Navalny To Be Freed After Supporters' Protests

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is calling on Russia to release opposition leader Aleksei Navalny from ...

Confident Van Tonder sets pace in Limpopo Championship

The power of a European Tour victory is seen not only in the confidence of Daniel van Tonder's play, which ...

Aussie golfer Scott withdraws from Olympics: report

Australian golfer Adam Scott has withdrawn his name from consideration for a berth at the Tokyo Olympics, joining top-ranked Dustin ...

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Slowdown in demand causes Iowa counties to turn away more vaccines

DES MOINES, Iowa: As the number of Iowa residents who have been vaccinated against Covid rises, the demand has fallen ...

Fighting lockdown fatigue, Dutch government slowly eases restrictions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the easing of the country's months-long coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday. A ...

Small chance of blood clots, so Canada's Ontario OKs AstraZeneca

TORONTO, Canada: The province of Ontario, Canada will offer AstraZeneca vaccines to people 40 years and over. This follows a ...

Concerns over Covid causes U.S. to urge not traveling to 80% or world

WASHINGTON D.C.: Citing the need to protect U.S. citizens from contracting the Coronavirus, the U.S. State Department said on April ...

Expect Covid booster after one year, says Pfizer CEO

NEW YORK, New York: Those who have been inoculated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer vaccine will likely need a third ...

'There will be consequences' to death of Navalny, warns U.S. official

WASHINGTON D.C.: Russia should expect a strong response from the United States if imprisoned political leader Alexei Navalny dies during ...

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