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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, ...

6 things to watch for as Australia crawls out of recession

Our economy has grown in the September quarter (the three months to September) after two quarters of going backwards.Using the ...

LGU-Maasin City receives 'Project GABAY' from USAID

MAASIN CITY, Dec. 2 (PIA) -- The Local Government Unit of Maasin City received a diagnostic hearing evaluation equipment through ...

Journalists Struggle Through Information Blackout in Ethiopia

As fighting erupted in the Ethiopian region of Tigray in early November, the northern part of the country was cut ...

Political Rancor Feels Old to Young in US

Young people watching the rancor between political parties and among average Americans say they do not expect it to get ...

Women's Team, US Soccer Settle Part of Lawsuit

U.S. women's national team players and the U.S. Soccer Federation have settled their long-running lawsuit over inequitable working conditions with ...

Covid-19 and the impact on women

Is the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic gender neutral? No.We believe that surviving the current pandemic for women means more than just ...

Issa retires from Fortnite because of wrist injury

Fortnite star Issa "Issa" Rahim announced that he is retiring from professional competition because of a wrist injury. Issa tried ...

Providence survives wild finish in win over Davidson

Providence's Nate Watson scored 22 points and the Friars survived a wild finish to outlast Davidson 63-62 on Tuesday in ...

Xinhua Portraits | November 2020

BEIJING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Editor's choice of Xinhua Portraits in November, 2020.A medical worker gives a child a dose ...

Former Dodgers manager Lasorda out of ICU

Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda has been moved out of intensive care but still remains hospitalized, the team ...

US CDC Advisers Meet to Prioritize Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution

Members of a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory committee are meeting Tuesday to determine who should get ...

Biden Vows Economic Recovery For All Americans

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, facing a flagging economy staggered by the coronavirus pandemic, vowed Tuesday to build a ...

With No Virus Cure at Hand, Some Try Mixing Their Own

Gamuchirai Masiyiwa, GPJ ZimbabweClara Tandi sips Zumbani, a tea used to reduce fever, three times a day in hopes that ...

Mali: COVID-19 and conflict lead to rise in child trafficking

Child trafficking is rising in Mali, along with forced labour and forced recruitment by armed groups, due to conflict, insecurity ...

Taiwan to issue new passport from Jan 11, 2021

Taipei [Taiwan], December 2 (ANI): People in Taiwan will be able to apply for passports with the new cover design, ...

Ethiopian Refugees Worry About COVID-19 Outbreak in Sudanese Camps

QADARIF, UM RAKOUBA REFUGEES CAMP - Thousands of Ethiopians who fled fighting in Tigray for camps in Sudan fear a ...

World Economy Will Bounce Back in 2021, OECD Says

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said Tuesday it expects the global economy to rebound from the coronavirus ...

COVID has left Australia's biomedical research sector gasping for air

While COVID-19 has highlighted the value of medical research, it has unfortunately also seriously disrupted it. Lack of funding is ...

Real Madrid beaten by Shakhtar, Champions League hopes in balance

Real Madrid suffered a second defeat at the hands of Shakhtar Donetsk in this season's Champions League, going down 2-0 ...

Iran Seeks to Toughen Stance Following Nuclear Scientist's Killing

Iran's parliament has approved legislation that would suspend United Nations inspections of the country's nuclear facilities if oil and banking ...

English football agrees plan for overseas players after Brexit

English football's governing bodies have agreed a plan for entry requirements that must be fulfilled for clubs to sign overseas ...

Jones hopes France bear brunt of England learning World Cup lesson

Eddie Jones says he hopes his side will put into practice the lessons they learned from last year's crushing World ...

World AIDS Day

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 1 (ANI): Karnataka Health, Family Welfare and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Tuesday said ...

Dutch govt to compensate trans victims of forced sterilisation

The Dutch government has agreed to pay about 2 000 trans people who had to undergo sterilisation to legally change ...

Topshop: how the once trendsetting brand fell behind the times

The British fashion group Arcadia has fallen into administration, leaving 13,000 jobs at risk. Arcadia's market share slumped from around ...

Old vaccines for new infections - what we discovered

Most drugs can be used for more than just the disease they were initially designed to treat. For example, disulfiram ...

Uganda: how to bring justice for thousands of children born of war

Thirty-four years ago, northern Uganda was plunged into a two decade-long civil war between the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) led ...

The world needs more women leaders - during COVID-19 and beyond

With the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic top of mind for most of our leaders, economic recovery plans are being ...

Biden, Harris Introduce Economic Team

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris introduced the top economic officials they have picked for ...

Azerbaijani Opposition Activist Gets One Year In Prison

BAKU -- A member of the opposition Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (AXCP), Mahammad Imanli, has been sentenced to one year ...

Russian Investigative Committee Denies Probe Into Navalny Interview

Russia's Investigative Committee has rejected reports saying a probe has been launched into opposition politician Aleksei Navalny's interview with the ...

Iran Parliament Wants Nuclear Stance Hardened After Scientist Killed

Iranian lawmakers have approved a bill to suspend United Nations inspections of the country's nuclear facilities and boost its uranium ...

Russia's Mazepin to make F1 debut with Haas next year

Russian driver Nikita Mazepin will make his Formula One debut with the Haas team next year and could be joined ...

Sexton insists stuttering Ireland have not gone backwards

Ireland rugby captain Johnny Sexton hit back at the critics on Tuesday, insisting the side had not gone backwards since ...

Maradona's 'Hand of God' shirt not for sale, says England's Hodge

Former England midfielder Steve Hodge has insisted the shirt worn by Diego Maradona in scoring two iconic goals against the ...

Edinburgh on Springboks? itinerary for November 2021

The Springboks will play Scotland as part of their end-of-year Test tour to Europe in 2021.This is one of three ...

Pandemic emergency hospital inaugurated in Madrid

Isabel Diaz Ayuso, president of the Madrid Region, speaks at the closing ceremony of a field hospital built to treat ...

Uttarakhand govt releases SDG dashboard

By CmDehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], December 1 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Tuesday launched a Sustainable Development Goal ...

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China to spend $2 billion building entire town based on German beer

CHENGDU, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- A German-style beer town with a total investment of 13 billion yuan (about $2 billion ...

China's Chang'e-5 collects moon samples

Photo provided by the China National Space Administration (CNSA) shows an image taken by camera aboard Chang'e-5 spacecraft after its ...

6 things to watch for as Australia crawls out of recession

Our economy has grown in the September quarter (the three months to September) after two quarters of going backwards.Using the ...

Journalists Struggle Through Information Blackout in Ethiopia

As fighting erupted in the Ethiopian region of Tigray in early November, the northern part of the country was cut ...

Political Rancor Feels Old to Young in US

Young people watching the rancor between political parties and among average Americans say they do not expect it to get ...

Batik craft in SW China's Guizhou helps villagers increase income

Wang Fangzhou (1st R) explains a batik product to residents relocated from poverty-stricken areas at a batik workshop in Danzhai ...

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