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After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...

Children, teens see more obesity due to Covid, says U.S. study

ATLANTA, Georgia: A significant increase in obesity among American children and teenagers is a direct cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

650,000 white flags planted in Washington DC for Covid victims

WASHINGTON DC: A display of 650,000 white flags, one for each American who has died from COVID-19, has been set ...

Notre Dame on track for 2024 reopening, says Paris officials

PARIS, France: Work to shore up Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has been finished, allowing the long-awaited restoration to begin, ...

Poland's Deputy PM Kaczynski says EU law cannot be supreme

WARSAW, Poland: Poland's deputy prime minister and ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has said that the primacy of EU law ...

No injuries as earthquake jolts southern California

LOS ANGELES, California: A magnitude-4.3 earthquake struck near Carson, California on Friday night and was felt in cities throughout Southern ...

World leaders will be shut out of UN if not vaccinated against Covid

NEW YORK CITY, New York: UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid and New York City officials have jointly announced that ...

China enacts emergency procedures after earthquake hits Sichuan

BEIJING, China: China is carrying out emergency procedures after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province in the country's southwest, killing ...

US holds back some Egyptian military aid due to human rights concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: Military aid worth $130 million, out of a $300 million package intended for Egypt, will be withheld by ...

Sequoia National Park still safe, but wildfires approaching

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California: Sequoia National Park and its namesake gigantic trees could be threatened by two large forest fires ...

Crisis strikes Idaho hospitals as Covid cases fill beds, ICUs

BOISE, Idaho: Public health officials in Idaho have warned that they will need to impose an emergency-level rationing of care ...

Lithuania building fence to stop migrants from Belarus

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Lithuania's government said work on the first section of a fence along its 420-mile border with Belarus, which ...

UK budget will not include funds for Scotland-Northern Ireland tunnel

LONDON, England: A proposed 21-mile undersea tunnel to link Scotland and Northern Ireland will not be funded, according to British ...

North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...

U.S. Army four star general in firing line

Washington's quasi-official court stenographer, Bob Woodward, has just published another "insider" DC account, which he co-authored with the journalist and ...

Indiana hospitals canceling procedures to make room for Covid patients

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Hospitals in Indiana are still reeling from the recent spurt in new Delta Covid cases across the state.According ...

Next Norway prime minster a wealthy leader of Labor Party

OSLO, Norway: The man expected to become the next prime minister of Norway, 61-year-old Jonas Gahr Stoere, was born into ...

China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Europe Rights Court Rules Russia Responsible For Litvinenko Death

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that Russia was responsible for the 'assassination" of former Russian security ...

Turkey in talks on new gas supplies from Russia Ankara

Ankara is discussing new contracts for gas supplies with a number of countries, including Russia, Turkish Deputy Energy Minister revealed ...

Mideast in Pictures: Hot air balloon rides over Turkey's Cappadocia

© Provided by Xinhua ANKARA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Taking a hot air balloon ride is an unforgettable experience for ...

Brewers aim to snap Cardinals' 9-game winning streak

The surging St. Louis Cardinals will turn to right-hander Jake Woodford to try to keep their winning streak alive in ...

Dhruvisha Group launches initiatives

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI/ATK): Under the supervision of the leading Contracting and Consultancy Group Dhruvisha HVAC, a young ...

There is always room for improvement, says Mithali

Mackay [Australia], September 21 (ANI): India was thrashed by Australia in the opening ODI on Tuesday and skipper Mithali Raj ...

PM Modi to leave for US tomorrow, hold meetings

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave for the much-anticipated US visit on Wednesday morning ...

Seven Spring unveils new range of Nourishing Concoctions

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI/NewsVoir): Teas are a consequential part of our culture and it holds a significant meaning ...

Apposite wins the coveted Brandon Hall Group Silver Award

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], September 21 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Apposite Learning Solutions, a Hyderabad-based organization is renowned for creating innovative learning solutions ...

GLOBALink | U.S. drone strike victims' family demand justice, compensation

- Killing civilians is a war crime," said a survivor of the U.S. drone strike.- "Offering apology is not enough. ...

South China city strives for new engine of commercial aerospace industry

© Provided by Xinhua HAIKOU, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- The city of Wenchang in south China's island province of Hainan, ...

Podcast with Michelle Grattan: The Furious French and Porter's fall

As well as her interviews with politicians and experts, Politics with Michelle Grattan now includes "Word from The Hill", where ...

PM Modi to leave for US tomorrow

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave for the United States tomorrow morning and return ...

OP Jindal University announces Soli J Sorabjee Award

Sonipat (Haryana) [India], September 21 (ANI/OP Jindal University): To honour the memory of renowned Jurist and former Attorney General for ...

Beijing finds itself being cornered by African countries

Beijing [China], September 21 (ANI): China is increasingly finding itself being cornered by African countries on investment-related matters with several ...

WHO chief scientist welcomes India's decision of export

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI): Chief scientist of World Health Organization (WHO) Dr Soumya Swaminathan on Tuesday welcomed India's ...

Afghan girls to return to school 'soon as possible'

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 21 (ANI): The Taliban on Tuesday announced that girls would be allowed to return to schools as ...

America's obsession with poisoning the well of China

© Provided by Xinhua For the United States, poisoning the well of China is rather low-cost and relatively stealthy.BEIJING, Sept. ...

How U.S.-waged wars have traumatized its own soldiers, veterans

© Provided by Xinhua An investigation by the U.S. website Connecting Vets revealed that "some of those involved in drone ...

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Justin Trudeau set for third term after 156 seat victory

OTTAWA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Canada's Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau is to continue his third mandate as prime minister ...

After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...

Children, teens see more obesity due to Covid, says U.S. study

ATLANTA, Georgia: A significant increase in obesity among American children and teenagers is a direct cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

650,000 white flags planted in Washington DC for Covid victims

WASHINGTON DC: A display of 650,000 white flags, one for each American who has died from COVID-19, has been set ...

Notre Dame on track for 2024 reopening, says Paris officials

PARIS, France: Work to shore up Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has been finished, allowing the long-awaited restoration to begin, ...

Poland's Deputy PM Kaczynski says EU law cannot be supreme

WARSAW, Poland: Poland's deputy prime minister and ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, has said that the primacy of EU law ...

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