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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 ...

Tim Paine named in Australia A squad

Sydney [Australia], December 5 (ANI): Test skipper Tim Paine has been named in Australia A's 13-member squad for the practice ...

Concussed Ravindra Jadeja ruled out of Australia T20 series

Ravindra Jadeja was onSaturday ruled of the final two games of India's Twenty20 series against Australia with concussion after controversy ...

'Jadeja grossly underrated, team will miss him'

Canberra [Australia], December 5 (ANI): Former India cricketer and Delhi Capitals assistant coach Mohammad Kaif feels Ravindra Jadeja is 'grossly ...

Japan Awaits Spacecraft Return with Asteroid Soil Samples

TOKYO - Japan's space agency said the Hayabusa2 spacecraft successfully separated a capsule and sent it toward Earth to deliver ...

US Farmers Look for Policy Clues in Biden Cabinet Picks

BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS - After a tumultuous four years marked by trade uncertainty and now a global pandemic, many farmers across ...

California Bay Area to Begin Stay-at-Home Orders Amid COVID Surge

The California city of San Francisco and several Bay Area counties said Friday that they will begin imposing stay-at-home orders ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Dec. 5)

BEIJING, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Update: 18 dead, one rescued in China mine accident

An ambulance drives out of the site of a coal mine accident in Yongchuan District of Chongqing, southwest China, Dec. ...

Joel Netshitenzhe | Can South Africa's civilisation sustain itself?

I wish to thank the Council of Advisors and the Board of Governors of the Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection ...

Nathan Lyon added to Australian squad for T20I series

Sydney [Australia], December 5 (ANI): Australian Test spinner Nathan Lyon has been added to the T20I squad for the remaining ...

18 dead, one rescued in China mine accident

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 5, 2020 shows rescue vehicles at the coal mine accident site in Yongchuan District of ...

Japan to host FIFA Club World Cup in 2021

Japan will host the Club World Cup in its existing format in late 2021, FIFA president Gianni Infantino announced on ...

Reming victims in Albay receive AKB food packs

LEGAZPI CITY, Dec 3 (PIA) - As part of the 14th year commemoration of the victims of super typhoon Reming ...

US terminates five PRC-funded programmes

Washington [US], December 5 (ANI): The United States on Friday (local time) terminated five programmes that were disguised as "cultural ...

S Korea reports 583 more COVID-19 cases, 36,915 in total

Seoul [South Korea], December 5 (ANI/Xinhua): South Korea reported 583 more cases of COVID-19 as of 0:00 a.m. Saturday local ...

Global COVID-19 tally nears 66 million mark

Maryland [US], December 5 (ANI): The global coronavirus caseload nears the 66 million cases mark, as per the latest update ...

Rampaging India look to extend winning streak in T20Is

Sydney [Australia], December 5 (ANI): India have won each of their last nine completed T20Is- including two Super Overs and ...

China develops high-speed train to run on different rail systems

Photo taken on Dec. 4, 2020 shows a new type of high-speed train which can run on different rail systems ...

Canada's Trudeau Mum on Possible Deal to Free Huawei Exec

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday declined to comment on reports of a potential deal involving a senior Huawei ...

US Imposes Visas Restrictions on More Chinese Citizens

WASHINGTON - The State Department said Friday that the U.S. would impose visa restrictions on Chinese citizens engaged in overseas ...

China poses greatest threat to US, says Senators Rubio

Washington DC [US], December 5 (ANI): US Senators Marco Rubio and Mark Warner on Friday reiterated the remarks made by ...

Venezuela's Maduro Seeks to Tighten His Grip Via Election

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - With the political opponents of President Nicolas Maduro boycotting Sunday's election for the National Assembly, his socialist ...

Watchdog condemns incarceration of HK media tycoon

Brussels [Belgium], December 5 (ANI): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on Friday condemned the arrest and imprisonment of Hong ...

US imposes sanctions on Chinese officials

Washington DC [US], December 5 (ANI): US State Department on Friday imposed visa restrictions on Chinese officials, accusing them of ...

Top US Diplomat Says Iran Desperate to Negotiate Ending Sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that Iran was "desperately" suggesting it is eager to resume negotiations to ...

After 18 years Ivan Glasenberg to retire from Glencore in 2021

Outgoing Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg joined the company 36 years ago.Glasenberg will be succeeded Gary Nagle who is the current ...

Ind vs Aus: Jadeja ruled out, Shardul Thakur added to T20I

Canberra [Australia], December 4 (ANI): India suffered a blow ahead of the second T20I as all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been ...

China turns on nuclear-powered 'artificial sun'

China has successfully powered up its "artificial sun" nuclear fusion reactor.It uses a powerful magnetic field to fuse hot plasma ...

WHO Chief Urges Investment, Preparation for Next Pandemic

NEW YORK - The head of the World Health Organization said Friday that with a COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon, ...

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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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