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Covid surges as Oman faces shortage of hospital beds

MUSCAT, Oman: A resurgence in Covid infections in the Gulf state of Oman has resulted in an acute shortage of ...

India Covid cases drop 31% in 1 week as surge seen ending

NEW DELHI, India: India has reported a continuing decline in Covid infections, including a staggering 31 percent drop in the ...

Poll says many countries across globe see U.S. as danger to democracy

The world has been treated to successive spectacles of national leaders gathering at a G7 Summit in Cornwall and a ...

600,000 people have now tested positive for Covid-19 in UAE

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates reached a grim milestone on Tuesday when the number of Covid-19 cases in ...

Chinese officials investigated over deaths of 21 runners

BEIJING, China: Twenty-seven Chinese officials are being investigated following the deaths of 21 runners last month during an ultramarathon in ...

Putin offers to exchange cybercriminals with U.S.

MOSCOW, Russia: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that Russia would send wanted cybercriminals to the U.S. if the U.S. ...

Biden says Russia weaker than appears

CARBIS BAY, England: U.S. President Joe Biden said on Sunday that Russia might be weaker than appears, noting that Moscow ...

Houses for sale for 16 cents for new residents of Croatian town

LEGRAD, Croatia: Seeking to lure new residents, a town in northern Croatia, in Europe, is selling its abandoned homes for ...

Highest temperatures, extended duration as heat wave strikes U.S. west

WASHINGTON D.C.: A heat wave is expected to strike the American west in the coming weeks, which will offer not ...

Centre sets target of reduce road accident deaths by 50pc

New Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI): Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Nitin Gadkari ...

RSL chasing better finishing kick vs. Whitecaps

Real Salt Lake enters Friday's home game against the Vancouver Whitecaps at Sandy, Utah, looking to reverse a troubling trend. ...

Inter Miami seeking offense in matchup with D.C. United

Inter Miami CF hope to locate their offense on Saturday when they return from the three-week international break against D.C. ...

Quitting IMF programme not possible now: Pakistan FM

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 18 (ANI): Pakistan Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin has said that it is not possible for Pakistan to ...

Weekend Preview: Nashville Superspeedway

The NASCAR Cup Series holds its second track debut weekend of the season with Sunday's Ally 400 (3:30 p.m. ET ...

Former President Gbagbo Back in Ivory Coast After Acquittal

ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST - Former President Laurent Gbagbo returned home to Ivory Coast on Thursday, a decade after his refusal ...

Osaka, Nadal Both Out for Wimbledon; She'll Go to Olympics

Naomi Osaka and Rafael Nadal are sitting out Wimbledon, leaving the oldest Grand Slam tennis tournament without two of the ...

US Defense Chief Warns of al-Qaida, IS Rebound in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON - Top U.S. defense officials are sounding a dire warning about the danger Afghanistan's top terror groups will pose ...

UN chief urges debt relief extension for middle-income countries

Innovative measures to address debt are required to help the world's more than 100 middle-income countries expand their economies and ...

One in every 100 dies by their own hand, each suicide a tragedy WHO

New research published by the UN health agency on Thursday revealed that suicide remains one of the leading causes of ...

Chicago faces Columbus in Crew's stadium sendoff

The rivalry between the Columbus Crew and the Chicago Fire will be the secondary story when the teams close Historic ...

Red Bulls face Nashville SC seeking fourth straight home win

The New York Red Bulls will try to win their fourth in a row at home on Friday evening against ...

Astros place 3B Alex Bregman (quad) on IL

The Houston Astros placed third baseman Alex Bregman on the 10-day injured list Thursday with a left quad strain. Bregman ...

Rahul Gandhi condoles demise of Zambia's first President

New Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday expressed his condolences over the demise of Zambia's ...

Gunman attacks Turkey's pro-Kurdish party, killing one

Deniz Poyraz was shot dead at the provincial office of the Peoples' Democratic Party, Turkey's pro-Kurdish party.The alleged gunman who ...

Gambit, Natus Vincere move on at BLAST Premier Spring Final

Gambit Esports and Natus Vincere each recorded a sweep on Thursday to advance to the upper-bracket final of the 2021 ...

Man cleaning drainage pipeline at Hyderabad airport dies

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 18 (ANI): A man died after allegedly inhaling toxic gases from the drainage pipeline at Rajiv ...

Osaka withdraws from Wimbledon, targets Olympics

Japanese star Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from Wimbledon, her agent confirmed Thursday, weeks after the world number two pulled out ...

News24's 'Exodus' series awarded best global podcast of the year

News24 on Thursday won an international award for its Exodus podcast series.The podcast was produced as part of a seven-month ...

PM Modi condoles demise of first Zambia's President Kenneth

New Delhi [India], June 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the demise of Zambia's first ...

US House votes to repeal 2002 Iraq use of force authorisation

The US House of Representatives approved a bill that would repeal the authorisation of use of military force in Iraq ...

Zambia declares 21 days of mourning for Kaunda

Kenneth Kaunda, popularly known as "KK" ruled Zambia for 27 years.He died in hospital on Thursday after being admitted in ...

Kenneth Kaunda, Father of Modern Zambia, Dies at 97

JOHANNESBURG - The man known as Zambia's founding father has died at the age of 97. Kenneth Kaunda was one ...

ATP roundup: Matteo Berrettini ousts Andy Murray

Top-seeded Matteo Berrettini of Italy defeated five-time former champion Andy Murray 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday to move into the quarterfinals ...

Hungarian anti-LGBTQ+ law is a political tactic for Orban

The Hungarian parliament recently passed the "paedophilia law" - as it is called by government sources - claiming to install ...

Iran presidential elections: who will win and what will happen next?

Iranians are heading to the polls to elect their next president and - after years of economic hardship and internal ...

Too few women get to invent - that's a problem for women's health

MacArthur Genius and MIT professor Linda Griffith has built an epic career as a scientist and inventor, including growing a ...

4 ways companies can avoid post-pandemic employee turnover

With pandemic-related lockdowns being lifted around the world, businesses are announcing plans to bring employees back into the office.Considering the ...

Coronavirus Breaks Out at US Embassy in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD - Dozens of people at the U.S. embassy in Afghanistan have tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting officials to ...

J-K: Centre sanctions 32 more PSA oxygen generation plants

Jammu and Kashmir [India], June 17 (ANI): In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, as many as 32 additional Pressure ...

It's reflection of what's happening globally: TV Narendran

By Shailesh YadavNew Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): Following the Confederation of Indian Industry's projection that India's GDP is expected ...

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U.S. dollar flexes muscles, tech stocks jump sharply

NEW YORK, New York - The dollar took center-stage on U.S. markets on Thursday rising sharply against a broad range ...

American Jobs Plan reportedly to yield $1.3 trillion return

RICHMOND, Virginia - As negotiations in Congress continue on a federal infrastructure package, a report out today predicts the American ...

Lebanon faces disaster as currency, economy hits bottom

BEIRUT, Lebanon: The embattled Lebanese pound has sunk to a new low of 15,300 against the US dollar in the ...

Shares in Australia and Japan weaken, as Chinese markets advance

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Thursday, rising in China and Hong Kong Kong, but dropping ...

Starbucks takes steps to place name on U.S. sports stadium

SEATTLE, Washington: Starbucks Corp has applied to the U.S. trademark office for the right to use its name on a ...

Booming demand means no furloughs for United flight attendants

CHICAGO, Illinois: Flight attendants for United Airlines can breathe a sigh of relief as they will be recalled at the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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