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Sweden opens up for sport

Competitive and professional sport can resume from 14 June, the Swedish government said Friday, but games would have to be ...

INSIDE LABOUR | Pertinent facts for a mad world

We truly live in a mad, mad, mad world. Although, unlike the 1963 film of that name, our circumstances are ...

Pandemic Poses Double Challenges for AfricanPastoralists

WASHINGTON - In Africa, slowly rising numbers of cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, have surpassed 100,000, ...

Herd immunity in Europe - are we close?

While no country claims to be pursuing herd immunity as a strategy, some - such as Sweden - have taken ...

US deaths top 100 000 as countries reimpose distancing measures

The US coronavirus death toll passed 100 000, as some countries reimposed social distancing rules following a resurgence of cases ...

As World Fights COVID-19, Vietnam Picks Up Bombs of Older War

Nguyen Hung usually tends to rice paddies in central Vietnam, unaware that, fewer than 30 centimeters below the soil, cluster ...

Salzburg coach reckons Haaland is perfect for Liverpool

RB Salzburg coach Jesse Marsch believes his former striker Erling Haaland is an ideal signing for Liverpool.Marsch worked with the ...

Research says dogs capable of sniffing out coronavirus

PanARMENIAN.Net - Finnish researchers have discovered that dogs are capable of recognizing the distinctive odor of a coronavirus infection, The ...

Mobile data shows which European countries took lockdown seriously

A substantial part of humanity is slowly emerging from weeks of lockdown. What we have experienced is truly rare: a ...

Baloch People's Congress condemns 1998 nuclear tests in Balochistan

Stockholm [Sweden], May 28 (ANI): The Baloch People's Congress condemned nuclear tests carried out in the Chagai district of Balochistan ...

5 scary Soviet urban legends about all things foreign

History May 28 2020 Alexandra Guzeva Alexander Kislov Poisoned chewing gum, Chinese carpets with spooky pictures that appear in the ...

Why you may need to encourage social distancing around your bird feeder

People in Britain feed up to 196 million birds a year with 60,000 tonnes of bird food, at a total ...

Has Australia really avoided 14,000 coronavirus deaths?

Australia's chief medical officer Brendan Murphy told a senate inquiry earlier this week our COVID-19 public health response had avoided ...

Ten-man Leipzig miss out on second after home draw with Hertha

Ten-man RB Leipzig missed the chance to go second in the Bundesliga on Wednesday as Hertha Berlin forward Krzysztof Piatek ...

Playing overseas is overrated, says agent

Jazzman Mahlakgane says he feels sending players overseas is "overrated" unless it is to a "top European league".The player agent ...

5 movies about St. Petersburg you must see

These atmospheric films can make you feel like you're actually in the cultural capital of Russia.On May 27, St. Petersburg ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, May 30

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday that he is concerned about a second wave of COVID-19 ...

Finnish ministry wins World No Tobacco Day Award

HELSINKI, May 29 (Xinhua) -- As the World No Tobacco Day (May 31) draws near, Finland's Ministry of Social Affairs ...

China Paralympic teams called up for 2020 Tokyo, 2022 Beijing Games

BEIJING, May 29 (Xinhua) -- Dozens of Paralympic teams were called up to start training to prepare for the 2020 ...

Danish football restarts after 3 months

COPENHAGEN, May 29 (Xinhua) -- Danish football kicked off again for the first time in three months on Thursday evening, ...

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Man who knelt on neck of handcuffed African American man charged

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - A white police officer in the U.S. city of Minneapolis seen kneeling on the neck of a ...

Africa, then Asia to be invaded by locusts, says United Nations

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The Horn of Africa region will experience another swarm of locust invasion in June ...

Russia's most prominent conman left wave of death and deception

This is the story of how the mastermind behind MMM, Russia's biggest financial pyramid scheme, managed to get elected to ...

Chinese government rejects White House report on China's intentions

BEIJING, China May 29 (Xinhua) - A spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense on Friday criticized a report recently ...

U.S. sanctioning two Iranian nuclear scientists futile, says Iran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) dismissed as "a futile attempt" the U.S.' new decision to ...

News Corp shuts down 112 historic Australian newspapers

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The largest publisher of newspapers in Australia, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has closed 112 suburban and ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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