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Sweden announces extension of COVID-19 restrictions

Stockholm [Sweden], January 21 (ANI/Sputnik): The Swedish government on Thursday decided to extend restrictive coronavirus-related measures over the surge in ...


SA wine exports increase 7.7% in 2020 despite temporary lockdown ban

The 2020 harvest of SA's 2020 wine industry was good and vineyards could recover from drought conditions in previous years.Wine ...


Thailand Open: Prannoy crashes out of tournament

Bangkok [Thailand], January 21 (ANI): Indian shuttler HS Prannoy crashed out of the ongoing Thailand Open after losing to Malaysia's ...


Doubles pair of Satwiksairaj, Ashwini breeze into 3rd round

Bangkok [Thailand], January 21 (ANI): Indian mixed doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa secured their berth in the ...


Thailand Open: Sameer Verma sails into quarter-finals

Bangkok [Thailand], January 21 (ANI): Indian shuttler Sameer Verma on Thursday put up a stellar performance to sail into the ...


Are the brains of atheists different to those of religious people?

The cognitive study of religion has recently reached a new, unknown land: the minds of unbelievers. Do atheists think differently ...


U.S. Sanctions Russian Ship Working On Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

The United States has imposed sanctions on a Russian vessel in a bid to stop completion of the controversial Nord ...


ISGF announces the 7th edition of India Smart Utility Week

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI/PRNewswire): India Smart Grid Forum, a PPP initiative of Government of India, is organising the ...


Astralis, G2 Esports advance in BLAST Premier: Global Final 2020

Astralis and G2 Esports each recorded a 2-1 win on Tuesday in their respective upper-bracket quarterfinal matches in the BLAST ...


Salah: My Liverpool future is 'in the hands of the club'

Mohamed Salah has sent a message to Liverpool by reiterating his long-term future lies in the club's hands.The Egypt international, ...


France edge past Switzerland at world handball championships in Egypt

France completed a clean sweep of the three match preliminary round at the world handball championships in Egypt with a ...


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European Union's external fishing activities under scrutiny

The EU has a large fleet that fishes outside European waters. Nearly a third of its catch comes from non-EU ...

US to Offer Russia 5-year Extension on Nuclear Treaty

WASHINGTON - The new administration of U.S. President Joe Biden is planning to offer Russia a five-year extension of a ...

World Leaders Congratulate Biden, Praise Shared Policy Agenda

LONDON - World leaders have congratulated Joe Biden following his inauguration Wednesday as the 46th U.S. president. Many allies also ...

QB Dwayne Haskins agrees to one-year deal with Steelers

Former Washington Football Team quarterback Dwayne Haskins signed a reserve/future contract Thursday with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Haskins, a 2019 first-round ...

European Central Bank Says COVID Stimulus Policies to Stay in Place

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said Thursday the bank will keep its COVID-19-related economic stimulus package in place as ...

Scholars demand Canada reconsider relations with Pakistan

Toronto [Canada], January 22 (ANI): After the mysterious death of Baloch activist Karima Baloch, Tarek Fatah, an author on Pakistani ...

Business

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U.S. stock markets have quiet day, greenback slump continues

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street took a breather on Thursday, a day after the major indices hit record ...

European Union's external fishing activities under scrutiny

The EU has a large fleet that fishes outside European waters. Nearly a third of its catch comes from non-EU ...

Stocks in Asia make upward thrust, greenback falters again

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Asia followed their U.S. counterparts on Thursday, rising into the stratosphere.the Hong Kong key ...

U.S. stocks jump sharply after inauguration

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied to new record highs on Wednesday as the 46th president of the ...

Jack Ma reappears after disappearing from public view 2 months ago

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has made his first public appearance since openly criticizing China's financial regulatory system just over two ...

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NYC man accused of threatening to murder Representatives and Senators

NEW YORK CITY, New York - A New York City man who who stoked tensions before and after the storming ...


48 years after winning Senate seat, Biden assumes presidency

The end of Donald Trump's dysfunctional tenure in the White House means the start of a relatively normal presidency under ...


Former President Donald Trump arrives at new home, Mar-a-Lago

U.S. President Donald Trump left the White House for the final time on Wednesday, heading by helicopter to a nearby ...


B'Tselem describes Israel as apartheid state

Last week Israeli human rights group B'Tselem released a position paper describing for the first time in its 30-year history, ...


Inauguration Day for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris arrives

WASHINGTON, DC - With a promise to 'heal' America, which in recent months witnessed a chaotic election and messy transition ...


Dozens dead as Taliban and Afghan security forces clashes escalate

KABUL, Afghanistan - Major violence has spread, and escalated across Afghanistan.Scores of national security forces and Taliban militants have been ...


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