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Boost in supplies seen as Covid vaccine stocks fall short of promises

WASHINGTON, DC - Moderna has announced, following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that it will place 15 ...

Vaccine could prevent transmission of virus, says Israeli study

TEL AVIV, Israel: An Israeli study has found the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech effective in preventing laboratory-confirmed ...

Texas recovering from freezing winter, looks to begin pumping oil

Oil prices climbed again on Tuesday after a jump in the morning session, holding near a 13-month high, due to ...

Call for moving 2022 Olympics from China

OTTAWA, Canada - Ramping up pressure on Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to toughen his stance on China, Canada's parliament ...

After 24 killed in June clash, troops withdraw from Himalayan border

Following the deaths of 24 soldiers after clashing last June, Indian and Chinese troops have withdrawn from a disputed Himalayan ...

Nadal pulls out of Rotterdam event with back problem

Rafael Nadal announced on Thursday that he was pulling out of next week's ATP tournament in Rotterdam to recover from ...

Asia markets track Wall St record after Powell's soothing words

Expectations the global economy will rocket have helped equities surge in recent weeks.Fed boss Jerome Powell for a second day ...

India didn't concede territory at LAC during disengagement

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): India has not conceded any territory during the disengagement of troops along the Line ...

Rafael Nadal (back) withdraws from Rotterdam event

Rafael Nadal's ailing back has forced the Spanish superstar to withdraw from next week's ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in ...

Urgent: Xi eyes new driving forces for China-France cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping suggested Thursday that China and France actively ...

Urgent: Xi pledges continuous support for Colombia's COVID-19 fight

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that China stands ready to ...

Jaishankar speaks with Chinese counterpart

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar spoke to his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on ...

India gets support for TRIPS waiver from 57 nations

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): As many as 57 members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) have supported India's ...

Hitachi launches new-age room air conditioners in India

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): Johnson Controls - Hitachi Air Conditioning India Limited, the joint venture company of Johnson ...

IOC to begin targeted dialogue with AOC over Olympics 2032

Lausanne [Switzerland], February 25 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) on Wednesday decided to follow the recommendation ...

Pro Tibet group to hold panel discussion on China

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): A pro-Tibet group named Global Alliance For Tibet and Persecuted Minorities (GMPM) has scheduled ...

eLearning app eMedicoz wins 5th South Asia Education Summit

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): eMedicoz app wins 5th South Asia Education Summit Award 2021 organized by Digital Inclusion ...

China continues to deny West's condemnation of human rights

Geneva [Switzerland], February 25 (ANI): Despite reports and testimonies of human rights violations emerging from Xinjiang and Hong Kong, China ...

Indian football team excited ahead of upcoming matches

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): With the Indian team all set to return to international football in March, members ...

Warne surprised to see India's lack of intent

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 25 (ANI): Former Australia spinner Shane Warne on Thursday said he was "very surprised" that India ...

Guptill credits Williamson's support for win vs Aus

Dunedin [New Zealand], February 25 (ANI): New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill feels skipper Kane Williamson assisting him during the 131-run ...

Japan mulls halting new assistance projects in Myanmar

Tokyo [Japan], February 25 (ANI): The Japanese government is considering halting new assistance projects to Myanmar, where a military coup ...

Pitfalls of EU-Comprehensive Agreement on Investment deal

Athens [Grecce], February 25 (ANI): December 2020, European Union (EU) landmark trade deal - the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) ...

Omega Seiki Mobility to set up plant in Bangladesh

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI/NewsVoir): Omega Seiki Pvt Ltd, the Electric vehicles manufacturing company of Anglian Omega Group is ...

Senators to Question Biden Trade, Health Nominees

U.S. Senate committees will hear testimony Thursday from three more of President Joe Biden's nominees, including his picks to be ...

Protest in Paris against Tibetan tour guide's death

Paris [France], February 25 (ANI): The Tibetan community held a demonstration in Paris protesting against the torture of a Tibetan ...

China spreads its tentacles with arms exports

Hong Kong, February 25 (ANI): Imagery from 1 February's Myanmar coup brought a reminder of the success that China's arms ...

Guptill leapfrogs Rohit Sharma to record most sixes in T20I

Dunedin [New Zealand], February 25 (ANI): New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill on Thursday broke India opener Rohit Sharma's record of ...

Web Werks enters into agreement with Iron Mountain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 25 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Web Werks, one of India's leading independent data center providers, today announced that ...

PLA trains Hong Kong police with "goose-stepping" marching

Hong Kong, February 25 (ANI): The People's Liberation Army (PLA) is teaching Hong Kong police with "goose-stepping" Chinese-style marching for ...

Biden Nominee To Head CIA Sees Russia As Potent Threat

U.S. President Joe Biden's nominee to run the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has told lawmakers that the 'biggest geopolitical test' ...

Japanese WHO expert voices doubt on China's COVID theory

Tokyo [Japan], February 25 (ANI): A Japanese expert from the World Health Organization (WHO), who visited Wuhan as part of ...

Army probing "data breach" in Northern Command

Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir), February 25 (ANI): The Indian Army has ordered a probe into an alleged case of a ...

Urgent need to counter China's growing tech dominance

Washington [US], February 25 (ANI): Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt on Tuesday called on the US government to fast track ...

New Zealand edge Australia in T20 run-fest

Veteran batsman Martin Guptill returned to form with a blistering 97 as New Zealand held on for a nail-biting win ...

With Chinese Media Under Control, Beijing Sets Sights on Foreign News

HONG KONG - The future of foreign reporting in China is being brought into question as the Chinese government aims ...

China-donated vaccines to arrive in Philippines on Sunday: embassy

© Provided by Xinhua The ambassador of China to the Philippines said the donation of vaccines is another testament to ...

New Zealand secure thrilling win over Australia

Dunedin [New Zealand], February 25 (ANI): Marcus Stoinis' 78 off 37 balls and Daniel Sams' 41 off 15 balls weren't ...

PLA carried out secret experiments in Wuhan: US

Washington [US], February 25 (ANI): Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been carrying out "secret classified animal experiments" in Wuhan ...

Equity indices up on positive global cues, metal stock

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 25 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on Thursday on the back of ...

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Macquarie profits up by $317 million due to Texas deep freeze

The winter storms that have swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for ...

As Brazil's Petrobras oil drops, stocks, bonds also tumble

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Shares of state-owned oil company Petrobras fell 22 percent on Monday, wiping out $13 billion ...

Stocks in Asia jump on U.S. Fed chairman's remarks

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Thursday, in line with the global trend, following ...

Musk's loss of $30 billion drops him from world's richest person

Tesla founder Elon Musk is no longer the richest person on earth after his stock portfolio tumbled 6 percent on ...

Wall Street has jubilant finish, all indices gain ground

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed sharply higher on Wednesday adding to the volatility this week which has ...

Engine parts from 777 fall over Denver, bringing more woes for United

CHICAGO, Illinois - After engine parts fell onto a residential neighborhood in Denver, USA this weekend, Boeing Co. has recommended ...

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