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Texans players, coaches to attend George Floyd funeral if allowed

HOUSTON, Texas - Over 60,000 people showed up for a Houston protest and rally in the wake of George Floyd's ...

Pakistan's MQM asks U.S. to halt civilian and military aid to Pakistan

LONDON, UK - Altaf Hussain, the founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has appealed to the United ...

U.S. policing's darkest hour, a nightmare re-lived again and again

There is no need to wonder why George Floyd (age 46) was murdered in broad daylight in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on ...

Further U.S. hegemony could spark global nuclear arms race

With the U.S. deciding to walk out of the Open Skies agreement, the U.S. is signaling to the world that ...

Bans for over 60s and children during pandemic under scrutiny

A small number of countries around the world have used age as a barrier in setting guidance for their response ...

4 St Louis police officers receive gunshot wounds during protests

ST LOUIS, Missouri - Police in St. Louis, Missouri say four police officers were shot late Monday as protests that ...

New Zealand largely escapes Covid-19 with only 22 deaths recorded

WELLINGTON, June 2 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday for 11 consecutive days, with ...

Several Afghan civilians die in roadside bombing

Officials say that seven civilians have been killed and six others wounded in a roadside bomb attack in northern Afghanistan.The ...

Tensions between U.S. black communities and police go back centuries

Outrage over racial profiling and the killing of African Americans by police officer ...

U.S. in lockdown, 50% of states activate National Guard

WASHINGTON, DC - Under siege in the White House, President Donald Trump is aggravating America's latest racial anguish in a ...

What zoologists should learn from a zoonotic pandemic

Zoology has an illustrious history; it has triggered paradigm shifts in thinking. One of the best known was Darwin's theory ...

Air pollution and temperature: bad for your heart and blood vessels

The rising temperatures that come with climate change present a global health challenge. There is scientific evidence that air pollution ...

Northern Ireland after coronavirus: three scenarios for politics and peace

When it comes to disruptions from outside, the Northern Ireland conflict has a reputation for being immune to them. Winston ...

Gov't to trace and test asymptomatic patients

QUEZON CITY, June 4 (PIA) -- With the increase in the country's maximum daily testing capacity reaching almost 42,000, National ...

Premier League allows five substitutes for the rest of 2019-20 season

London [UK], June 4 (ANI): Premier League on Thursday agreed to allow five substitutes as part of the 'temporary changes' ...

'Chernobyl' rules 2020 BAFTA TV nominations

New Delhi [India], June 4 (ANI): HBO and Sky's nuclear drama 'Chernobyl' takes a huge step towards the 2020 Virgin ...

French cyclists Pinot and Demare extend FDJ deals

Climber Thibaut Pinot and sprint specialist Arnaud Demare have both signed contract extensions with their Groupama-FDJ team through until 2023.Pinot ...

Djenepo: I will do my best to become the next Mane

Southampton striker Moussa Djenepo says he can be even better than Liverpool striker Sadio Mane, who he sees as an ...

FIFA dismisses 31 July bogus date for completion of PSL

FIFA has denied rumours that all domestic soccer competitions need to be completed by 31 July.In South Africa it however ...

Italy targets quick return of football fans to stadiums

It seemed an impossible prospect just a few weeks ago in a country ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, but in ...

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Spain to reopen land borders from June 22: minister

People keep social distancing at a beach during the COVID-19 pandemic in Barcelona, Spain, May 29, 2020. (Barcelona City Hall/Handout ...

COVID-19 Drags Australia Into Recession

SYDNEY - The coronavirus shutdown and the summer bushfires have ended Australia's run of 29 years of uninterrupted economic growth. ...

China adjusts plans for international passenger flights

An airplane carrying medical assistance team supporting virus-hit Hubei Province receives a water cannon salute as it lands at Beijing ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (June 4)

Beijing, June 4 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Lessons from history point to local councils' role in Australia's recovery

Australia's local governments breathed new life into embattled regional communities after the second world war. Today, this history reminds us ...

US to Bar Air China Planes From Entering Country

The United States said Wednesday it will prohibit Air China planes from entering the country beginning on June 16 as ...

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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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