Mon, 27 Sep 2021

As Paraguay River falls to record low level, economy worries officials

ASUNCION, Paraguay: The Paraguay River experienced the steepest decline in its water levels in more than 117 years on September ...

Alitalia workers protest end of jobs by blocking highway exit

ROME, Italy: Hundreds of Alitalia workers stopped highway traffic as they blocked an airport exit on Friday to protest that ...

Right wing Czech party lobbies for referendum on leaving EU

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: The right-of-center Czech party, the SPD, which could be part of a new Czech government next month, ...

Chinese president says China will not export coal-fired power projects

BEIJING, China: Last week, President Xi Jinping said China will stop building coal-fired power plants abroad, while pledging to help ...

Experts say, after hurricanes, flood insurance rates to rise in US

NEW YORK CITY, New York: According to a study released by financial services provider LendingTree on Tuesday, updates to the ...

Americans monitoring outbreak of swine flu in Haiti

WASHINGTON D.C.: The World Organization for Animal Health said the first outbreak of the African swine fever, a fatal pig ...

US Covid deaths now match number of fatalities in 1918 flu pandemic

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic, numbering some 675,000.However, the 1918 ...

Senators want U.S. to prosecute unruly air passengers

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Monday, Attorney-General Merrick Garland was urged by two senior U.S. Senate Democrats to investigate and prosecute unruly ...

Australian submarines: An arms deal or military pact?

On September 15, 2021, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the formation ...

Guatemala Attorney General added to U.S. corruption list

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a move that highlighted the Biden administration's frustration, the U.S. this week added Guatemala Attorney-General Consuelo Porras ...

Canary Islands eruption destroys 100 homes, 5500 forced to flee

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands: Lava flowing from the first volcanic eruption in 50 years on Spain's Canary Islands destroyed some ...

Official: Tigers, lions at National Zoo expected to recover from Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tigers and lions at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, which were infected last week with COVID-19, are ...

At auction, first printing of U.S. Constitution could see $20 million

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Auction house Sotheby's announced that it will auction a rare first-edition printed copy of the ...

Philippine boxing champion Pacquiao to announce run for presidency

MANILA, Philippines: Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has announced that he will run for president of the Philippines next year, criticizing ...

Immigrants in U.S. capital protest in bid to become American citizens

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Thousands of U.S. immigrants and their allies rallied Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to demand that Congress include ...

California trees, homes wrapped in aluminum to protect from wildfires

MEYERS, California: Contractor Martin Diky said that he panicked when a wildfire began advancing toward his mountain house in Meyers, ...

Spanish police report students celebrate easing of Covid restrictions

MADRID, Spain: Some 25,000 students took part in the largest illegal drinking party in Madrid since the start of the ...

Foreign affairs ministers: France, India working to create new allianc

PARIS, France: French and Indian foreign affairs ministers Jean-Yves Le Drian and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar have agreed to work on a ...

European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

NZ domestic cricket season hampered by COVID-19

Auckland [New Zealand], September 27 (ANI): All four Auckland and Northern Districts sides will miss the opening rounds of New ...

Hundreds of women protest outside UN headquarters

New York [US], September 27 (ANI): Hundreds of women protested outside the United Nations headquarters in New York on Sunday ...

MLB roundup: Yankees sweep Red Sox, grab AL wild-card lead

Aaron Judge hit a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning as the New York Yankees completed a three-game sweep ...

Team US regain Ryder Cup after victory over Europe

Atlanta [US], September 27 (ANI): Team USA has managed to retain the Ryder Cup after showing a clinical performance against ...

WHO to revive probe into COVID-19 origins: Report

Geneva [Switzerland], September 27 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) is looking to revive an investigation into the origins of ...

IPL 2021: Will take some time to sink in, says Harshal

Dubai [UAE], September 27 (ANI): Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Harshal Patel has said that it will take some for ...

Taliban appreciates Pakistan for supporting Islamic Emirate

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 27 (ANI): Taliban on Sunday appreciated Pakistan for supporting its government, Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan internationally. Taliban ...

Sydney Sixers sign Shafali Verma, Radha Yadav for WBBL

Sydney [Australia], September 27 (ANI): Sydney Sixers on Monday confirmed the signing of Shafali Verma and Radha Yadav for the ...

Moeen Ali to announce retirement from longest format

London [UK], September 27 (ANI): England all-rounder Moeen Ali is set to announce his retirement from Test cricket right ahead ...

Zaheer Khan talks about MI's defeat against RCB

Dubai [UAE], September 27 (ANI): After stumbling to a 54-run loss against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier ...

Products of New Zealand, Vanuatu embarked for China Int'l Import Expo

© Provided by Xinhua Products from New Zealand and Vanuatu have been embarked for the fourth China International Import Expo ...

Pakistan allows Afghan airline to operate Islamabad-Kabul

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 27 (ANI): Pakistan has allowed an Afghan airline to operate its flights from Islamabad to Kabul, a ...

China-Africa expo unleashes new cooperation potential

© Provided by Xinhua CHANGSHA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Second China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo opened Sunday, unleashing new ...

Steve Stricker: Brooks, Bryson wanted to play together

Captain Steve Stricker used long-time rivals Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau as examples of how the 12-man Team USA roster ...

Brewers clinch NL Central with win over Mets

The Milwaukee Brewers clinched the National League Central Sunday afternoon when Willy Adames hit a first-inning two-run home run to ...

ATP roundup: Team Europe dominates Laver Cup

Team Europe completed a lopsided 14-1 victory Sunday against Team World to win the Laver Cup competition at TD Garden ...

Rome says G20 summit on Afghanistan expected in coming week

Rome (Italy), September 27 (ANI/Sputnik): An extraordinary G20 summit on Afghanistan will take place within the next few weeks, Italian ...

SPD leads slightly in German federal election, situation not yet clear

© Provided by Xinhua The next federal government will be formed through coalition negotiations, which will sometimes take months to ...

Team USA locks up Ryder Cup victory over Europe

Collin Morikawa sealed the winning half-point for the United States in its dominating victory in the Ryder Cup, with the ...

From Bruce Lee to Shang-Chi: a short history of the kung fu film in cinema

With action sequences that are being hailed as some of the best in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ...

Taliban claims they will be soon recognised by the world

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 27 (ANI): Deputy Minister of information and culture and the spokesperson of the Taliban Zabiullah Mujahid has ...

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United Airlines fined by U.S. for holding passengers on tarmacs

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The U.S. Transportation Department fined United Airlines for violating federal rules on long tarmac delays, at a cost ...

Alitalia workers protest end of jobs by blocking highway exit

ROME, Italy: Hundreds of Alitalia workers stopped highway traffic as they blocked an airport exit on Friday to protest that ...

Senators want U.S. to prosecute unruly air passengers

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Monday, Attorney-General Merrick Garland was urged by two senior U.S. Senate Democrats to investigate and prosecute unruly ...

Canary Islands eruption destroys 100 homes, 5500 forced to flee

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands: Lava flowing from the first volcanic eruption in 50 years on Spain's Canary Islands destroyed some ...

Lawmaker concerned American purchase of JetBlue means higher fares

WASHINGTON, D.C.: U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal has written to the Transport Department, warning that a partnership between American Airlines and ...

New York City welcomes first whiskey distillery in over a century

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Great Jones Distilling Company's four-story distillery, which opened last month in Manhattan, is the borough's ...

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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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