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New Zealand announces nine new Coronavirus cases, 5 of them historical

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported nine new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Thursday. ...


China conducted human testing to develop super soldiers

Washington [US], December 5 (ANI): US intelligence has revealed that China conducted "human testing" on members of the People's Liberation ...


Honour to be mentored by Dravid, says Chakravarthy

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Spinner Varun Chakravarthy on Saturday said it is an honour to be mentored by ...


Had no pressure on me in first T20I: Chahal

Canberra [Australia], December 5 (ANI): Having put on a match-winning performance in the first T20I against Australia, spinner Yuzvendra Chahal ...


Nadolo bags hat-trick as Covid-hit Fiji beat Georgia

Giant winger Nemani Nadolo scored three tries as Fiji beat Georgia 38-24 at Murrayfield on Saturday to finish seventh in ...


Chinese activist detained for supporting ink girl

Beijing [China], December 5 (ANI): A Chinese activist has been detained by police after he voiced his support on Twitter ...


World Cup final hurt driving on Eddie Jones

England coach Eddie Jones hopes to put the pain of last year's World Cup final defeat to good use when ...


Travis Head praises Indian bowling attack

Sydney [Australia], December 5 (ANI): Ahead of the four-day practice-match between Australia A and India A, batsman Travis Head on ...


Mark Taylor gives his take on concussion rule

Sydney [Australia], December 5 (ANI): Former Australia skipper Mark Taylor has warned against the abuse of concussion rules in cricket, ...


Reece Hodge off-target as Australia, Argentina share spoils

A thrilling Tri-Nations clash saw the Wallabies and Argentina play out to a draw in a rainy encounter at McDonald ...


Iron deficiency can be managed better

Washington [US], December 5 (ANI): Australian and European researchers have released updated, evidence-based guidance for managing iron deficiency, a serious ...


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U.S. having second thoughts about prosecuting Huawei finance chief

U.S. prosecutors are discussing a deal with lawyers for Huawei finance chief Meng Wanzhou to resolve criminal charges against her, ...

Myanmar reports 1,527 new COVID-19 cases

Yangon [Myanmar], December 5 (ANI/Xinhua): Myanmar on Saturday reported 1,527 new confirmed Covid-19 cases, bringing its tally to 98,047. Myanmar's ...

AHF to conduct workshops for Hockey India officials

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) on Saturday announced that it would be conducting another ...

DOST promotes S&T to Dgte students

DUMAGUETE CITY, Dec. 3 (PIA) -- About 600 students participated online in the scientific social survey and solar power energy ...

Calls Grow for Police Accountability in Hong Kong

HONG KONG - A Hong Kong court ruling has strengthened calls to establish an independent mechanism for complaints against the ...

Pujara was subjected to racism, says ex-Yorkshire staff

Yorkshire [UK], December 5 (ANI): Months after former England U-19 spinner Azeem Rafiq said he was close to committing suicide ...

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Palestinian boy killed while protesting against new Israeli settement

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Palestinian territories - Israeli soldiers have shot dead a 13-year-old Palestinian boy on Friday who was throwing ...

Year's long blockade against Qatar may be nearing end

NEW YORK, New York - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has added his long-standing views to current reports that the years-long ...

U.S. having second thoughts about prosecuting Huawei finance chief

U.S. prosecutors are discussing a deal with lawyers for Huawei finance chief Meng Wanzhou to resolve criminal charges against her, ...

U.S.-Brazil military base ponders eviction of 800 families

Antonio Marcos Diniz was only 13 years old when his family was forced to leave their home near Brazil's Atlantic ...

United States in bid to beef up relationships in Western Hemisphere

WASHINGTON, DC - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller has stressed the need to strengthen partnerships in the Western ...

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U.S. sues Facebook for discrimination against American employees

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against Facebook for discriminating against U.S. workers. The lawsuit alleges Facebook ...


U.S. stocks climb despite slowing jobs growth

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the rise on Friday, despite disappointing jobs data which showed the ...


Irish economy grew in third quarter at fastest rate ever

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland's Central Statistics Office on Friday released the Quarterly National Accounts for the third quarter of 2020, ...


Latest U.S. job figures show hiring is slowing

The United States added 245,000 jobs in November, the fewest since April and the latest sign that hiring has slowed ...


Stocks in Asia continue on path to nowhere, dollar losses consolidate

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued to meander on Friday, while demand for the U.S. dollar continued to ...


Brazilian economy recovering fast after two negative quarters

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, (Xinhua) -- Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said Thursday that the country's economy is going through ...


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