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News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...

LPGA Shanghai tournament cancelled over coronavirus

The LPGA Tour on Wednesday cancelled its Shanghai tournament after China said it will not hold most international sports events ...

Former England fullback off to Japan on loan

Alex Goode, the European Player of the Year in 2019, is to spend a season on loan with Japanese side ...

John Lewis and the masks Black preachers wear on the public stage

U.S. Congressman John Robert Lewis was a Black preacher, inescapably so.Like his spiritual mentor, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King ...

How the first king of Belgium became a Russian general at 12

This story reminds us how closely the European dynasties were intertwined with the Russian Imperial family.Leopold George Christian Frederick of ...

Coronavirus: does the common cold protect you from COVID?

An article in Science recently generated a lot of interest by providing a possible explanation of why COVID-19 can be ...

India can play a role in easing global reliance on China

By Atul AnejaNew Delhi [India], Aug 12 (ANI): India could play a crucial role in reversing the alarming strategic dependence ...

Urban Indian youth says 'IT'S NOT OK' to sexual harassment

New Delhi [India], Aug 12 (ANI/Bloomingdale): Be.artsy, India's premier awareness enterprise, has recently established a baseline of awareness levels among ...

Ed Sheeran, wife Cherry Seaborn reportedly expecting first child soon

Washington D.C. [USA], August 12 (ANI): British singer Ed Sheeran and his wife Cherry Seaborn are expecting their first child, ...

Boundary-pushing films are more than their clickbait headlines

The Melbourne International Film Festival is currently running online, but one movie announced at their program launch won't be streaming.At ...

Biden's VP pick Kamala Harris has deep Indian roots

Washington [US], August 12 (ANI): Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden has chosen his running mate this Tuesday, after a months-long ...

Jimmy Lai, associates released on bail in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, August 12 (ANI): After facing criticism from countries around the world, Hong Kong police on Tuesday released media ...

7 Russian documentaries you must watch

These films have won critical acclaim in Russia and abroad, turned reality into art and become part of cinema history. ...

Lisbon opens its arms to 'bizarre' Champions League finale

Football supporters would usually flock in huge numbers to the city hosting the finale of the Champions League, but this ...

Britain, France Work Together to Stop English Channel Immigration

British immigration minister Chris Philp said Tuesday he is working with his counterpart in France to finalize a new plan ...

Renewed clashes at Armenian gold mine highlight government indecision

Recent renewed conflicts over a controversial gold mine have highlighted the Armenian government's continuing indecisiveness over the future of the ...

As Britain Deploys Navy, Brexit Complicates Boat Migrant Crisis

LONDON - British and French ministers meet Tuesday in Paris for urgent talks on the growing migrant crisis in the ...

Coronavirus Stops-Starts Stretching Europeans Patience

ROME - The 17-second YouTube video mimicking Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ever shifting guidance on the coronavirus pandemic has attracted ...

Five Takeaways From The Belarusian Presidential Vote

For the first time in recent memory, Alyaksandr Lukashenka appeared to have a fight on his hands in a presidential ...

'D-Day's coming': Australia sets Kiwis Super Rugby shake-up deadline

Australian rugby officials have set a three-week deadline for New Zealand to accept their demands for a trans-Tasman Super Rugby ...

In London, Cambodian Elites Tread in the Kremlin's Footsteps

A parliamentary intelligence committee recently highlighted how President Vladimir Putin's Russia wields malign influence inside the United Kingdom - and ...

WTA roundup: Kentucky event opens with upset

Top-level pro tennis returned to the United States on Monday, and the Czech Republic's Marie Bouzkova produced an upset at ...

Congress asks Bihar govt not to politicise Sushant Singh Rajput case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 10 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Monday asked Bihar government not to politicise the ...

WHO sees hope despite looming 750 000 virus death toll

"Behind these statistics is a great deal of pain and suffering. Every life lost matters. I know many of you ...

Indian Diaspora writes to Boris Johnson

London [UK], Aug 10 (ANI): Indian Diaspora UK has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to stop any protests by ...

COVID-19 could have a lasting, positive impact on workplace culture

The COVID-19 lockdown has become synonymous with working from home for many people. While some research has suggested that remote ...

Lack of Deal Leaves Dutch Companies Struggling to Prepare for Brexit

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS - Britain is leaving the European Union in less than five months. Requesting another extension is not ...

FAQ: How to travel to and from Russia right now

Travel Aug 10 2020 Victoria Ryabikova A girl holds a kitten in her arms in one of the terminals at ...

Andy Sullivan wins English Championship

Andy Sullivan saw off the challenge of Adrian Otaegui at the 2020 English Championship to secure his fourth European Tour ...

Alexei Popyrin latest Aussie to pull out of US Open

Alexei Popyrin on Sunday became the latest Australian player to withdraw from the US Open, following compatriots Ashleigh Barty and ...

US Officially Passes 5 Million Coronavirus Cases

The United States surpassed five million coronavirus cases on Sunday, the most in the world.The figures were released Sunday by ...

Hong Kong suspends extradition agreements with France and Germany

Hong Kong on Wednesday said it had suspended its extradition agreements with France and Germany after the two European powers ...

2020 Triumph Street Triple R BS6 India-launch price Rs 8.84 lakh

Triumph Motorcycles India has launched the all-new 2020MY Street Triple R BS6 at a starting price of Rs 8.84 lakh ...

Trump Plans to Invite Putin to G7 Summit in US

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - US President Donald Trump said he would invite Russian leader Vladimir Putin to the G7 summit in ...

UK COVID-19 Daily Death Count Could Be Scrapped: Media

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The UK's official COVID-19 daily death count could be scrapped following an investigation into Public Health England's ...

1st LD: Emergency services respond to derailed train in Scotland, UK

LONDON, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Emergency services are dealing with a derailed train near Stonehaven, Scotland, reported local media Wednesday. ...

UK economy sees deepest quarterly contraction since 1955

LONDON, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The British economy has recorded the deepest quarterly contraction since records began in 1955 amid ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Aug. 12

JERUSALEM -- New coronavirus restrictions and a full nationwide lockdown will pose a substantive risk to Israel's financial system, according ...

Market exchange rates in China -- Aug. 12

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Denmark midfielder Hojbjerg joins Tottenham Hotspur

LONDON, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Denmark international Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has signed a five-year contract with Tottenham Hotspur, confirmed the English ...

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Prominent Hong Kong media figure Jimmy Lai and two sons arrested

HONG KONG, Aug 10 (ANI): Continuing with the suppression of the dissenting voices in Hong Kong since the national security ...

News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...

LPGA Shanghai tournament cancelled over coronavirus

The LPGA Tour on Wednesday cancelled its Shanghai tournament after China said it will not hold most international sports events ...

Former England fullback off to Japan on loan

Alex Goode, the European Player of the Year in 2019, is to spend a season on loan with Japanese side ...

John Lewis and the masks Black preachers wear on the public stage

U.S. Congressman John Robert Lewis was a Black preacher, inescapably so.Like his spiritual mentor, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King ...

How the first king of Belgium became a Russian general at 12

This story reminds us how closely the European dynasties were intertwined with the Russian Imperial family.Leopold George Christian Frederick of ...

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