Tue, 04 Aug 2020

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 ...

Israelis now flying directly to Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar

Business and private jets flying from Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport to the United Arab Emirates are a fairly regular occurrence, although ...

U.S. decision to dump WHO dangerous and irresponsible

Microbes do not recognize borders. We are all safe only when everybody is safe. In a pandemic, to attack the ...

Australian and PNG law enforcement intercept $80 million drug deal

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - A massive haul of cocaine destined for the streets of Australia has been seized by Australian ...

Senior Atlanta-born politician faces multi-million dollar fraud counts

ATLANTA, Georgia - A former Georgia state legislator and former senior member of the Board of Regents of the University ...

Williamson guides Pelicans past Grizzlies

Rookie Zion Williamson scored six of his 23 points down the stretch as the New Orleans Pelicans held off the ...

UCLA's Smith withdraws from NBA draft

UCLA forward Chris Smith said Monday that he withdrew his name from the NBA draft and will return for his ...

China Warships, Fighter Jets Deployed in Spratly Islands

China has deployed warships and sent fighter jets on a long-haul flight to bases it occupies in the disputed Spratly ...

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 ...

Trump Moves to Limit Foreign Workers in Federal Agencies

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump signed an order Monday requiring federal agencies to prove they are not replacing qualified ...

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 ...

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 ...

How Russians landed a spacecraft on water 44 years before Crew Dragon

History Aug 03 2020 Victoria Ryabikova Support teams arrive at the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour spacecraft shortly after it landed ...

That'll do, pig, that'll do: Babe at 25, a trailblazing cinematic classic

It wasn't the first time I'd crashed a film set. My first was the 1984 film The Coolangatta Gold. You'll ...

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 ...

Major decline in new car sales, with rental industry at a near halt

The July 2020 new passenger car market registered a substantial decline of 35.8% to 18 905 units compared to the ...

Top 14 allows extra signings due to extended Test window

The French league (LNR) announced on Monday that Top 14 clubs will be allowed to sign up to two extra ...

Indians manager Francona missing second straight game

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona will miss his second straight game due to a gastrointestinal issue when his club faces ...

Former tennis player admits lying to get reduced ban

Argentine former tennis player Mariano Puerta admitted on Monday he lied to get a reduced sentence when he was caught ...

Ex Pope Benedict's condition 'not particularly worrying' - Vatican

The Vatican, responding to a German newspaper report that former Pope Benedict XVI was seriously ill, said on Monday his ...

IFSCA names experts panel for international retail business

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Aug 3 (ANI): The International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) on Monday announced that it has appointed ...

12 detained for smuggling pangolin skins

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], August 3 (ANI): After a weeklong undercover operation, the Telangana forest department detained 12 persons accused of ...

Coronavirus Surges Taxing Europe, Prompting Fears of Social Unrest

LONDON - European governments are scrambling to shape radical plans to cope with a second wave of coronavirus contagion, expected ...

Football and politics: when Algeria won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

With African football on hold and the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) rescheduled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there's plenty ...

France in the Sahel: a case of the reluctant multilateralist?

France is presenting its current involvement in the Sahel as a new, and more multilateral, form of intervention.But is it? ...

How we found coronavirus in a cat

Since the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, the potential role of animals in catching and spreading the disease has been ...

The Rock teams up to buy XFL for $15M

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

Europe Battles Coronavirus Along With Hot, Dry Weather

PARIS - Much of Europe is again sweltering under soaring temperatures - and struggling with extreme dryness and forest fires. ...

Happy to see end of Ayodhya conflict: South Korean Envoy

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], August 3 (ANI): South Korean Ambassador to India Shin Bong-kil on Monday said he is ...

Debt levels keep climbing as net incomes decline

Higher-income earners in South Africa in particular appear to have come under significant debt pressure, according to the debt index ...

Liverpool owner speaks of pride after 'extraordinary' trophy run

Liverpool's principal owner John W Henry says being part of the club's triumphs in the past 14 months has been ...

Attacks, Abuses On the Rise in Africa's Sahel Region

JOHANNESBURG - While global attention remains centered on the coronavirus, a U.S. special envoy is sounding the alarm about crises ...

China condemns US sanctions against Xinjiang's XPCC: Beijing

Beijing [China], August 3 (Sputnik/ANI): China calls on the United States to cancel sanctions against the Xinjiang Production and Construction ...

Justin Thomas confident he can hold onto No. 1 this time

Justin Thomas got a taste of being the No. 1 ranked golf in the word when he was only 25 ...

Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 690,000: Johns Hopkins University

People tour the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the United States, July 31, 2020. (Ting Shen/Xinhua)Total COVID-19 cases around the ...

Gehlot requests PM Modi to declare 'locust attack' national disaster

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Aug 3 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to Scandinavia Times.

More Information
13
Fair in Stockholm/Bromma

International

Section
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 ...

Movie Review

The Kid Brother
Kid Brother

Featured story

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 ...

Read More