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Lebanese government rejects need for external investigation of blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The leader of the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah has made a televised address to the nation calling ...


Lanka Premier League postponed to mid-November

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug 11 (ANI): The Lanka Premier League (LPL) has been postponed until at least mid-November. The decision ...


IPL 2020: CSK to leave for UAE on August 21, base camp to be Dubai

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will leave for UAE on August 21 for ...


In Sending Aid, Arab Nations Bypass Lebanon's Politicians

AMMAN, JORDAN - Arab nations are offering Lebanon financial and in-kind support following the destruction of Beirut's commercial center, businesses, ...


Roadside bomb hits US-led coalition trucks near Iraq's Baghdad

Baghdad [Iraq], August 11 (ANI/Xinhua): A roadside bomb struck a convoy of trucks belonging to the US-led coalition forces near ...


Sri Lanka postpones cricket league over quarantine rules

Sri Lanka's cricket board Tuesday indefinitely postponed the new premier league tournament scheduled for later this month as health authorities ...


Egyptians vote for revived upper house of Parliament

Billboards promoting little-known candidates have popped up across the capital Cairo and other cities in recent weeks, and online videos ...


ITES Q1 net profit drops to Rs 60 crore on COVID-19 woes

New Delhi [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Government-owned RITES Ltd said on Tuesday its profit after tax dropped to Rs 60 ...


Gulf Arab Countries Back Extension Of UN Arms Embargo On Iran

The Gulf Cooperation Council has sent a letter to the United Nations endorsing an extension of an arms embargo on ...


NTF grants moratorium on repatriation of LSIs, ROFs to WV HUCs

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 11 (PIA) - - The National Task Force against COVID-19 has granted the request of the highly-urbanized ...


COVID-19 vaccine out in Russia, Putin's daughter gets a shot

Moscow [Russia], August 11 (ANI): Shortly after announcing the first COVID-19 vaccine, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said that ...


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Microsoft opens xCloud game streaming beta

California [US], Aug 11 (ANI): Microsoft is allowing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers to try its new game streaming feature ...

Russia's Su-27 scrambled to overtake US stealth planes over Black Sea

Moscow [Russia], Aug 10 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian fighter jet Su-27 was scrambled again to overtake US stealth planes over the Black ...

Sangopan launches its digital consultation platform for mothers

Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], Aug 10 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Sangopan, a pioneer in post-natal therapy services, has made its foray into digital ...

Int'l community pledges aid to blasts-stricken Lebanon

Damaged buildings are seen at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon, Aug. 8, 2020. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)"To help Lebanon overcome the ...

COVID-19 effect: Walt Disney World to shorten theme park hours

Washington D.C.[USA], Aug 10 (ANI): Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Walt Disney World will shorten its theme park hours starting in ...

Startup Helps Ugandan Diaspora Build Back Home ? Without Losing Money

Innovation Startup Helps Ugandan Diaspora Build Back Home - Without Losing Money view team An online hardware store offers expatriates ...

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In Sending Aid, Arab Nations Bypass Lebanon's Politicians

AMMAN, JORDAN - Arab nations are offering Lebanon financial and in-kind support following the destruction of Beirut's commercial center, businesses, ...

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 ...

Roadside bomb hits US-led coalition trucks near Iraq's Baghdad

Baghdad [Iraq], August 11 (ANI/Xinhua): A roadside bomb struck a convoy of trucks belonging to the US-led coalition forces near ...

Pompeo Arrives In Czech Republic At Start Of Central European Visit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Prague on August 11 to open a five-day visit to Central Europe ...

New Zealand Cricket confirms upcoming tours to go ahead

New Zealand Cricket said on Tuesday that Pakistan, Australia, Bangladesh and the West Indies had all confirmed they will tour ...

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Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...


Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...


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 ...


Lebanese government rejects need for external investigation of blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The leader of the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah has made a televised address to the nation calling ...


Trump thinks 'it would be cool' to invade Venezuela

On Tuesday of this week, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on Venezuela. Appearing before the committee ...


11 arrests in Virginia and Maryland over shocking sexual exploitation

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia Eleven members or close associates of the infamous MS-13 gang were arrested this week and face numerous charges ...


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