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Fierce competition between US, China for energy in Central Asia

Beijing [China], August 3 (ANI): As the US has called "for a new alliance of democracies" to counter China's aggressive ...


Covid-19 wrap: Over 18 million infections worldwide, 690 363 deaths

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis:The pandemic has killed at least 690 363 people worldwide since it ...


Norway Bans Large Cruise Ships After Recent Coronavirus Outbreak

Norway says it will stop all cruise ships with more than 100 people on board from disembarking at Norwegian ports ...


July numbers prove pandemic progress

Countries successfully controlling the coronavirus are in all regions of the world, although under-represented in the Americas. Alan Austin examines ...


Researchers in pandemic-stricken Sweden recommend use of face masks

STOCKHOLM, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- Researchers from Karolinska Institutet (KI) in Sweden on Monday recommended the use of face masks ...


Finland pilots new COVID-19 tracking app

HELSINKI, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- Finland began to pilot a new mobile app -- with privacy priorities -- to combat ...


Start of Tour de France in Denmark officially postponed to 2022

COPENHAGEN, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- Lord Mayor of Copenhagen Frank Jensen announced on Monday that the start of the Tour ...


Finland opens unique, scenic canal

HELSINKI, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- The Kimola Canal, a scenic waterway, opens in Finland on Monday, connecting the southeastern Kouvola ...


Live COVID-19 updates: Global COVID-19 cases have surpassed 18 million

BEIJING, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...


Market exchange rates in China -- Aug. 3

BEIJING, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


Inter finish second in Serie A, Immobile equals goal scoring record

ROME, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- Inter Milan secured their place on the table as they finished second in Serie A ...


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EA Sports inks partnership with Internazionale, AC Milan

European soccer clubs Internazionale and AC Milan have signed a long-term partnership with EA Sports and the FIFA franchise of ...

Spain's Former King Leaving Country Amid Financial Scandal

MADRID - Spain's former monarch, Juan Carlos I, is leaving Spain to live in another, unspecified, country amid a financial ...

van Rooyen accepts temporary PGA Tour membership

South Africa's Erik van Rooyen has accepted Special Temporary Membership for the remainder of the 2019-20 season, making him eligible ...

France not to ratify extradition treaty signed with Hong Kong

Paris [France], Aug 4 (ANI): France on Monday said it will not ratify the extradition agreement it signed on May ...

Russia celebrates Airborne Forces Day

Once a year Russia turns into somewhat of a festival as thousands of muscular paratroopers swarm the streets chanting, singing ...

Europe Scrambles to Stop Second Wave of COVID-19

LONDON - Emma Gaya winces with pain as the nurse at her local clinic inserts a swab deep into her ...

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Solid demand drives Wall Street higher, Nasdaq hits new record high

NEW YORK, New York - The Nasdaq hit another record high on Monday as America's thirst for technology stocks continued.Investors ...

Dwayne Johnson takes 50% stake in XFL

Former World Wrestling Entertainment star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has reportedly teamed up with an investment firm to purchase the ...

Former Bausch Health CEO, CFO and FC sanctioned over SEC disclosures

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that Bausch Health, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in ...

Twenty-six airlines now operating at Dublin Airport

DUBLIN, Ireland - Good news for the tourism industry in Ireland. A total of twenty-six airlines have now resumed operations ...

Three people including a minor face charges over Twitter attack

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Three people, including a teenager and a juvenile, were charged on Friday for their alleged roles ...

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Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...


New Cold War looms as Chinese-U.S. relations edge closer to collapse

Tensions between the United States and China are rising as the U.S. election nears, with tit-for-tat consulate closures, new U.S. ...


Prison in eastern Afghanistan under ferocious attack by ISIS fighters

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan by ISIS fighters which began on Sunday has continued ...


Rescue mission for 8 U.S. service members ends, recovery initiated

The seven Marines and sailor missing after their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the California coast are presumed dead as ...


Republicans ratchet up anti-China rhetoric with TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is banning the use of the TikTok app, widely used by Americans particularly ...


Mexico governors call for Covid czar to resign as death toll soars

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexico has recorded more coronavirus-related deaths than the UK, and as the figure rose above 47,000 ...


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