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Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...

Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...

Pompeo calls TikiTok, WeChat, and other apps, 'significant threats'

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from ...

Rebels and government forces clash in Myamar sending locals fleeing

More than 100 villagers fled their homes in Myanmar's northern Shan state into China as fighting broke out between ethnic ...

Flashpoint Beirut: Blast comes on eve of Hariri assassination verdict

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The world has been shocked by the severity of a huge blast which has rocked Beirut, killing ...

Mushtaq Ahmed backs 'lethal' Pakistan leg-spinners against England

Chris Woakes hails 'miracle man' Ben Stokes as England fight back against PakistanAnd the pair will be expected to be ...

Former champion Stan Wawrinka confirms he's skipping US Open

Former champion Stan Wawrinka confirmed on Friday that he will not play the US Open citing "the health situation in ...

Man City pounce on Raphael Varane's mistakes to dump out Real Madrid

Manchester City took advantage of two shocking mistakes by Raphael Varane to beat Real Madrid 2-1 in their Champions League ...

How Philippines Got Runaway COVID-19 Caseload, an Outlier in Asia

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The Philippines has become a COVID-19 outlier in East Asia with a runaway caseload because initial stay-home ...

New Study Shows Human Ancestors Had Complicated Love Life

Researchers have confirmed that hundreds of thousands of years ago, Neanderthals mated with at least four other contemporary species of ...

No. 5 Svitolina, No. 7 Bertens withdraw from U.S. Open

World No. 5 Elina Svitolina and No. 7 Kiki Bertens both withdrew from the U.S. Open on Friday. Svitolina was ...

RHP Strasburg set to return for Nationals

World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg is scheduled to make his season debut on Sunday for the Washington Nationals against the ...

Ukraine expects new round of detainee swap in eastern areas: official

Released Ukrainians arrive at the Boryspil International Airport in Kiev, capital of Ukraine, Dec. 29, 2019. (Photo by Sergey Starostenko/Xinhua)"We ...

Analysts Hope Elections Do Not Slow Somalia-Somaliland Talks

NAIROBI - As Somalia and the self-declared republic of Somaliland head toward elections, conflict experts are calling on both sides ...

India slams Pak over cross border terrorism in UNSC

New York [US], Aug 7 (ANI): In a strong attack on Pakistan over cross-border terrorism, India said on Friday that ...

The Infodemic: Are Most Diseases Transmitted by Hand

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkClaim: Over ...

England's white-ball tour to India postponed over virus

England's upcoming white-ball tour to India has been postponed due to disruption caused by coronavirus, cricket chiefs announced on Friday.A ...

Richard Kohler set for solo 'Ocean X' kayak from Cape Town to Brazil

After becoming the first and only person to paddle the entire circumference of the South African coastline in 2012, Richard ...

Ineos and Jumbo exchange blows at Tour de l'Ain

Two of cycling's heavyweight teams clashed for the first time since racing resumed as Egan Bernal of Ineos matched a ...

Elina Svitolina and Kiki Bertens to skip US Open over virus concerns

Elina Svitolina and Kiki Bertens, both ranked in the women's top 10, withdrew on Friday from the US Open, joining ...

Australia to stage delayed T20 World Cup in 2022

The 2020 edition of the T20 World Cup - postponed by the coronavirus pandemic - will be staged in Australia ...

Karolina Pliskova eager to play US Open - report

World No 3 Karolina Pliskova said on Friday she was looking forward to playing at the US Open, bucking a ...

Oprah Winfrey putting Breonna Taylor billboards up in Kentucky city

First Oprah Winfrey gave up her usual place on the cover of O magazine to Breonna Taylor. Now she is ...

Team Liquid signs fish123 Valorant roster

Team Liquid made it official Friday, announcing the former fish123 roster as its new Valorant squad. Team Liquid's Valorant roster ...

The future of internationalisation of higher education post COVID

By Aveek BanerjeeNew Delhi [India], Aug 7 (ANI): The restrictions on international travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic have disrupted ...

Khamzat Chimaev - the rising UFC megastar from Russia

Khamzat Chimaev of Chechnya poses for a portrait after his victory during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum ...

The Russian streamer who plays games using his FEET

Viktor has a total lack of control of his hands, he can't walk and his attempts to speak sometimes end ...

How Napoleon ALMOST became a Russian officer

Bonaparte was once a hair's breadth from enrolling into Russian service. If not for his arrogance, history could have turned ...

China Pays Premium to Control Petroleum Pipelines

China's biggest energy shakeup in years has turned into a guessing game as analysts wonder why the state agreed to ...

Universities Round the World Fail to Stand up to China: Report

Universities and colleges around the world are "unprepared" to deal with threats to freedom of speech on campus and academic ...

Africa surpasses one million coronavirus cases

Coronavirus has now infected more than one million people in Africa, but hopes that the pandemic may be peaking in ...

US surpasses 160 000 coronavirus deaths as school openings near

US deaths from the coronavirus pandemic exceeded 160 000 on Friday, nearly a quarter of the world's total, according to ...

Lockdown: Western Cape wants alcohol ban lifted urgently

Alcohol ban: Liquor traders 'losing an estimated R300m a day'"We fully agree that alcohol related harms are a major problem ...

Air India plane crash: Indian consulate in Dubai issues 4 helplines

Dubai [UAE], Aug 7 (ANI): Indian consulate in Dubai has issued four helplines for relatives of passengers who travelled on ...

Iran Mocks Resignation Of U.S. Envoy, Appointment Of His Replacement

Iran has ridiculed the resignation of the U.S. government's point man on Iran policy under President Donald Trump, accusing the ...

UN Mounts Massive Relief Operation for Beirut Explosion Survivors

GENEVA - U.N. aid agencies are mounting a huge relief operation to help tens of thousands of survivors of the ...

Citing Security Concerns, Trump Orders Bans on TikTok, WeChat

U.S. President Donald Trump Thursday ordered sweeping bans on two Chinese consumer apps.He ordered the bans prohibiting U.S. companies from ...

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Seventeen dead, 123 injured as jet breaks in two on landing in India

DUBAI, UAE - An Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people on board skidded off a runway and ...

Western Cape to start Covid-19 antibody testing soon

Lockdown: Western Cape wants alcohol ban lifted urgentlyWinde was leading a provincial government push for the Western Cape to be ...

Lockdown: Western Cape wants alcohol ban lifted urgently

Alcohol ban: Liquor traders 'losing an estimated R300m a day'"We fully agree that alcohol related harms are a major problem ...

US jobs growth tops estimates as rebound grinds on

The US labor market continued to regain ground in July, though at a slower pace, indicating the economic rebound is ...

At moments like these, we need a cultural policy

National crises, like the pandemics that can provoke them, come in stages. Each stage presents leaders with unique problems that ...

$29-billion safari industry under threat due to Covid-19

Africa's wildlife tourism industry, which usually generates $29 billion a year and employs 3.6 million people, is under threat as ...

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