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Wildfires threaten popular Spanish resort of Estepona

ESTEPONA, Spain: Spain sent in its military to help fight a wildfire that is continuing to threaten the popular Costa ...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announces candidacy for president

PARIS, France: The Socialist Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, said she will run in the 2022 French presidential election, despite ...

Kuwaiti Sheikh faces prison in Swiss forgery case

GENEVA, Switzerland: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwait's ruling family and former Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

Trees down, 30,000 without electricity in Canada after hurricane

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland: Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on the southern coast of Newfoundland on Canada's ...

Widow of slain Robert Kennedy said assassin should not be released

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy, said Sirhan Sirhan, who was ...

Bullying of reporters in Australia accelerating rapidly

To be a political journalist, you have always needed to be able to resist bullying aimed at making you second-guess ...

With Covid cases rising, Queensland eyes COVID-19 locking down

Brisbane, Queensland: On Saturday, Queensland, Australia's third most populous state, said it could order a snap lockdown after recording several ...

Children's Covid vaccine could begin in October, says U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Leading U.S. health officials have said the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine could be authorized to be administered to children ...

UN asks China, US to cooperate on climate change efforts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The United States and China were encouraged to leave aside their differences to help maintain ...

France's Le Pen proposes nationalizing motorways, selling tv, radio

PARIS, France: Far-right political leader Marine Le Pen has told French daily Le Figaro of her desire to nationalize France's ...

S. Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile called 'game-changer'

SEOUL, South Korea: Described by analysts as a "game-changing" move, South Korea has developed a conventional submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) ...

After Covid lockdown, U.S. Supreme Court to resume in-person arguments

WASHINGTON D.C.: At the start of its new session on 4th October, the Supreme Court will again hear in-person oral ...

If state fails, N. Carolina court will take over school funding

RALEIGH, North Carolina: A North Carolina judge has given state legislators until the middle of October to carry out a ...

South African children participate in test of Sinovac Covid vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: South Africa began vaccinating children and adolescents aged 6 months to 17 years as part of the ...

500,000 families in Lebanon to receive monthly cash payments

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Lebanon's new government said Thursday it will provide U.S. dollar payments to hundreds of thousands of poor families, ...

Initial $500 fine set for travelers not wearing face masks

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. government is doubling fines for passengers who do not wear face masks while traveling on public ...

California wildfires diverted from reaching Lake Tahoe homes

TAHOE CITY, California: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Chief Thomas Porter said his crews were able to keep ...

Trial of 20 accused of 2015 attack that killed 130 begins in Paris

PARIS, France: The trial of 20 men implicated in a jihadist attack claimed by Islamic State, which killed 130 people ...

N. Korean nukes, missiles on agenda of U.S., Japan, S. Korea meeting

SEOUL, Sept 10 (Reuters) - SEOUL, South Korea: Officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan will meet next ...

USMNT drops out of top 10 in world rankings; L.A. opens 2026 bid

The U.S. Men's National team fell out of the top 10 in the newest FIFA world rankings, released Thursday. The ...

Taliban seize truck carrying arms to Pakistan: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 16 (ANI): The Taliban have seized a truck loaded with arms and ammunition, which was headed to ...

Defence Ministry panel includes MS Dhoni, Anand Mahindra

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): With the aim to make the National Cadet Corps (NCC) more relevant in changed ...

Rohit will be India's captain in T20I after WC: Kambli

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 16 (ANI): Former India cricketer Vinod Kambli feels opening batsman Rohit Sharma will be India's skipper ...

Top 10 CRUCIAL fictional male characters in Russian literature

Some literary heroes stay with us for life, shaping the way we perceive the world. That's the case with Leo ...

AUKUS: is an arms race with China the price of 'Global Britain'?

A new military alliance between the US, Australia and the UK will, for the first time, provide Australia with nuclear-powered ...

Act now to slow climate change and protect the planet, urges UN chief

The ozone layer - a fragile shield of gas that protects the Earth from the harmful rays of the sun ...

DG BSF on 2-day visit to Jammu frontier

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) Director General Pankaj Singh on Thursday reviewed complexities of management ...

Kohli's decision is a brave call, says Ayaz Memon

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): After Virat Kohli announced to step down as India's T20I skipper after the upcoming ...

Kristen Stewart reflects on playing Princess Diana

Washington [US], September 16 (ANI): Hollywood actor Kristen Stewart, who plays the late Princess Diana in Pablo Larrain's 'Spencer', recently ...

IRCTC set to offer India's first indigenous cruise liner

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): To offer the country's first indigenous cruise liner from September 18, the Indian Railway ...

Climate change could impact algae in oceans

London [UK], September 16 (ANI): Global warming is likely to cause abrupt changes to important algal communities because of shifting ...

Former No. 1 Simona Halep marries in Romania

Former world No. 1 Simona Halep is taking a break in her WTA schedule: She married boyfriend Toni Iuruc Wednesday ...

Kohli will be more determined, focused to win WC: Rajkumar

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): India skipper Virat Kohli's childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma feels the 32-year-old cricketer will be ...

'India ready to partner for manufacturing COVID vaccines'

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): India has said it is ready to partner with interested countries for the transfer ...

Taliban ban female employees from entering Ministry of Wome

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 16 (ANI): Taliban have barred female employees from entering the Ministry of Women Affairs in Kabul, allowing ...

Meghan, Harry pose together for magazine cover

Washington [US], September 16 (ANI): The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, recently made their magazine ...

Weekend Preview: Bristol Motor Speedway

All three of NASCAR's top touring series head for Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend with something momentous on the line. ...

Urgent need for strengthening of bond market: SEBI

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairman Ajay Tyagi on Thursday emphasised the ...

Kohli must have thought about his decision: Saba Karim

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): After Virat Kohli announced to step down as the T20I skipper after ...

'Unselfish decision': Vaughan on Kohli

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): Former England skipper Michael Vaughan on Thursday termed Virat Kohli's decision to leave T20I ...

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WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Widow of slain Robert Kennedy said assassin should not be released

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy, said Sirhan Sirhan, who was ...

UN asks China, US to cooperate on climate change efforts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The United States and China were encouraged to leave aside their differences to help maintain ...

Democrats seek to up tax incentive for buying union-made EVs

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Toyota and Honda have sharply criticized a proposal in Congress that would provide a $4,500 tax incentive for ...

S. Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile called 'game-changer'

SEOUL, South Korea: Described by analysts as a "game-changing" move, South Korea has developed a conventional submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) ...

Ireland joins EU countries in criticizing continuing US travel ban

DUBLIN, IRELAND: Critics of the continuing U.S. Covid travel ban on Europeans grew more vocal last week, as Daniel Mulhall, ...

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