Fri, 05 Jun 2020

Barr Defends Decision To Remove Protesters Near White House

WASHINGTON - U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday defended his decision to order the removal earlier this week of ...

Detained US Navy Veteran Freed by Iran as Part of Deal

WASHINGTON - A U.S. Navy veteran, whose family said his only crime was falling in love, left Iran on Thursday ...

US Warns No End to Fight Against Islamic State

More than a year after the U.S.-led coalition declared victory over the Islamic State's self-declared caliphate in Iraq and Syria, ...

Republican Murkowski Says She's Struggling With Supporting Trump

WASHINGTON - Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she's "struggling" over whether she can support President Donald Trump given his ...

The politics behind how governments control coronavirus data

COVID-19 has affected almost every country around the globe. The World Health Organization has confirmed cases in 216 countries and ...

Pakistan records 4,688 new COVID-19 cases, count exceeds 85,000

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 5 (ANI): As many as 4,688 new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Pakistan, taking the ...

India joins UK's global vaccine mission

London [UK], June 5 (ANI): The United Kingdom on Thursday organised the Global Vaccine Summit 2020, helping secure USD 7.4 ...

How a global ocean treaty could protect biodiversity in the high seas

Oceans cover 70 per cent of the Earth's surface. But, because many of us spend most of our lives on ...

Vital signs. Remembering Alberto Alesina, the father of political economy

Harvard University's Alberto Alesina died suddenly of a heart attack on May 23.He was 63.His long-time colleague and friend Larry ...

Trump's photo op with church and Bible was offensive, but not new

US President Donald Trump delivered an address this week in which he threatened military action on the nation. Then he ...

Global leaders discuss sustainable development amid COVID-19 crisis

By Joymala BagchiNew Delhi [India], June 5 (ANI): India has voluntarily set out ambitious targets through Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) ...

Lukashenka Names New PM Ahead Of Belarus Presidential Vote

Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has named the previous head of a state body overseeing the defense industry as prime minister, ...

US Senate Approves Trump Nominee to Head US Broadcasting

CAPITOL HILL - The U.S. Senate Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), ...

How Chinese citizens view their government's coronavirus response

Outside China, opinions about China's performance during the COVID-19 pandemic is divided between praise and blame. But little is known ...

U.S. Navy Veteran Detained In Iran Freed, On His Way Home

U.S. President Donald Trump says U.S. Navy veteran Michael White, who was arrested in Iran in 2018, has now left ...

Arrest Made Over Massive Fuel Leak In Siberia

Russian authorities have arrested the head of one of the units of a thermal power plant in Siberia after 20,000 ...

Stock market rally peters out as oil prices fall

London, June 4, 2020 - A rally in global stock markets petered out Thursday, while oil prices fell, with investors ...

Snapchat to Stop 'Promoting' Trump Amid Uproar Over Tweets

OAKLAND, CALIF. - Snapchat will stop "promoting" President Donald Trump on its video messaging service, the latest example of a ...

False Claims of Antifa Protesters Plague Small US Cities

In the days since President Donald Trump blamed antifa activists for an eruption of violence at protests over police killings ...

Who's Behind the Violence at George Floyd Protests in US

The daytime protests this week across the United States have been largely peaceful, consisting of people drawn from all racial ...

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US Senate Approves Trump Nominee to Head US Broadcasting

CAPITOL HILL - The U.S. Senate Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), ...

England's batsman Rory Burns wary of West Indies

England batsman Rory Burns believes the West Indies will give the hosts a "stiff test" come next month's eagerly anticipated ...

LIVE sport on the horizon, SuperSport confirms coverage

Live sport is back!With the imminent return of English Premier League soccer, the long freeze on international sport due to ...

Welsh rugby to 'watch and learn' amid financial worries

The Welsh Rugby Union plans to keep a watching brief on other sports as its regional clubs prepare for a ...

JUST IN | 3 West Indies cricketers turn down England tour

Veteran batsman Darren Bravo was among three West Indies cricketers to turn down a chance to tour England to play ...

Ben Stokes would make an amazing Test skipper, says Joe Root

London [UK], June 3 (ANI): England Test skipper Joe Root has said that all-rounder Ben Stokes would make a very ...

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