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Beirut reels from huge blast, as death toll climbs to at least 113

Lebanese rescue workers searched for survivors in the mangled wreckage of buildings and investigators blamed negligence for a massive warehouse ...

Abrogating Article 370 empowered Kashmiris in multiple ways

Brussels [Belgium], Aug 5 (ANI): On the first anniversary of abrogation of Article 370 and 35A, a Member of European ...

Paris Jackson breaks up with boyfriend Gabriel Glenn

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 5 (ANI): American model Paris Jackson is living quarantine life in the single lane now, as ...

Nadal still planning to chase 13th French Open title

One day after announcing he won't defend his U.S. Open championship due to COVID-19 concerns, Rafael Nadal confirmed Wednesday he ...

EXPLAINER | What you need to know about the explosions in Beirut

An initial explosion of pink smoke in the Beirut port late on Tuesday afternoon was followed by a second more ...

MTN said to plan sale of up to $243m stake in Jumia

MTN Group is allegedly considering selling part or all of its $243 million interest in Jumia Technologies AG as Africa's ...

Macron set to travel to Lebanon on August 6

PanARMENIAN.Net - French President Emmanuel Macron will travel to Beirut Thursday, August 6 to 'meet all political actors' following the ...

Top 5 movies by Russian-American director Andrei Konchalovsky

Movies about Soviet Russia and periodical costume dramas - from the master of Russian art house cinema.An associate of Andrei ...

French President to visit Lebanon tomorrow

Paris [France], August 5 (Sputnik/ANI): French President Emmanuel Macron will leave for Lebanon on Thursday in order to affirm Paris' ...

Death Toll Tops 100 in Beirut Blast

Prime Minister Hassan Diab declared Wednesday a day of mourning in Lebanon after a powerful blast devastated the port in ...

Percy Tau secures move to Belgian giants Anderlecht

Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau on Wednesday secured a loan deal with Belgian giants RSC Anderlecht under the tutelage of ...

I am in my best form since I arrived at PSG: Neymar

Paris [France], August 5 (ANI): Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar said he is at his "best form" since arriving at the ...

Phil Kearns to head Australia's 2027 Rugby World Cup bid

Two-time Rugby World Cup-winner Phil Kearns will lead Australia's bid to host the tournament in 2027, the sport's national governing ...

Champions League last-16 ties: How they stand

The UEFA Champions League returns on Friday with the remaining places at the final tournament in Lisbon up for grabs ...

France could lose control of virus spread - science council

The rate of confirmed infections has exceeded 1 000 per day since late July.Prime Minister Jean Castex on Monday urged ...

Palermo organiser 'proud' to host return of tennis

The organisers of the Palermo Ladies Open had just a month to get the first post-coronavirus tournament WTA tournament up ...

Madrid Masters tennis cancelled due to Covid-19

The Madrid Open tennis tournament has been cancelled due to fresh outbreaks of coronavirus in the region, organisers confirmed on ...

Egan Bernal wins Route d'Occitanie with Tour de France looming

Defending Tour de France champion1. Benoit Cosnefoy (FRA/ALM), 4 hours 23min 28sec, 2. Bauke Mollema (NED/TFS) at 2sec, 3. Thibault ...

Marc Marquez out of Czech MotoGP after second operation on arm

Reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez will miss his second straight race after he was ruled out of Sunday's Czech ...

Coronavirus: using crowd simulation to encourage social distancing

As Europe faces a resurgence of coronavirus, having loosened strict lockdowns, one of the most important policy questions is how ...

European Markets Struggling Tuesday, Asian Posting Strong Gains

European markets are mostly lower Tuesday in a reversal of the strong gains posted hours earlier in Asia.London's FTSE index ...

Defending champion Rafael Nadal still on US Open entry list

A number of high-profile players, including he wrote."Simona Halep has decided to remain on the entry list for the US ...

Daily shot of Express-o - MyTwoCents

should finally be off the books at Manchester United as Inter appear to have agreed a Pound 13 million deal ...

Beijing actions along LAC jeopardised India-China relations

Washington [US], August 4 (ANI): The cordial relationship that India and China had built over the past years has been ...

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 ...

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 ...

Covid-19 wrap: Over 18 million infections worldwide, 690 363 deaths

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis:The pandemic has killed at least 690 363 people worldwide since it ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tennis returns as service resumes at Palermo WTA

The stadium announcer at Palermo on Monday wished a warm and welcome return to tennis lovers as the WTA tournament ...

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? ...

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. ...

Leinster Euro hopes hit by James Ryan injury

Leinster's hopes of ending Saracens' reign as European champions were dealt a huge blow on Monday as star Ireland second ...

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 ...

Lord & Taylor Joins List of US Retail Companies Filing for Bankruptcy

Retailers Lord & Taylor and Tailored Brands Sunday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, joining a growing list of companies seriously ...

Spain records 98% drop in tourism

PanARMENIAN.Net - Spain received 204,926 international tourists in June 2020, 97.7% fewer than last year, CNN reported citing a study ...

Lebanese Foreign Minister Resigns

Lebanon's foreign minister has resigned.Nassif Hitti handed in his resignation Monday, warning that the country's financial crisis and its lack ...

US COVID Outbreak 'Extraordinarily Widespread', Birx Warns

White House coronavirus experts said Sunday the outbreak has hit a new phase, becoming "extraordinarily widespread" in rural areas as ...

Repression intensifies in Zimbabwe amid economic, healthcare crisis

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to "flush out" political opponents on Tuesday, as activist groups said that scores of campaigners ...

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Proposed support for U.S. airlines boost Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. support for airlines including a proposed $25 billion support package under negotiation, and an ...

Trump hails rising manufacturing and auto sales

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump interrupted his press briefing on the coronavirus on Tuesday night to enthuse over the ...

187 countries ratify convention protecting victims of child labor

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labor has been universally ratified. The International Labor ...

$172 million defense department job goes to Hunstville, Alabama plant

SAN DIEGO, California - A subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, GATR Technologies, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $172 million ...

Thailand to get injection of $1.5bn from Asia Development Bank

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on Tuesday it is providing a $1.5 billion loan to Thailand ...

Technology provides communications for pair rowing across Atlantic

3,000 miles. 43 days. Two rowers. One boat.That was the challenge that Anna and Cameron McLean set themselves by taking ...

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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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