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Britain favors placing U.S. deep space radar station in U.K.

LONDON, England: A U.S. Space Force proposal to base a radar system in Britain to monitor spacecraft up to 22,400 ...

Texas man wins $1 million with free Covid vaccine lottery ticket

ARLINGTON, Texas: A Texas man has claimed a $1 million prize from a winning lottery ticket he received for free ...

U.S. life expectancy fell to 77.3 years in 2020

ATLANTA, Georgia: Life expectancy in the United States fell by 18 months in 2020 to 77.3 years.This is the lowest ...

New Russian stealth fighter jet to be on display at Russian air show

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia will unveil its new Sukhoi fifth-generation stealth fighter jet this week at an air show near Moscow.Show ...

U.S. urges Americans to avoid travel to Britain as Covid surges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. government issued an advisory on Monday urging U.S. citizens to avoid travel to Great Britain because ...

Borders, air travel between U.S. and Canada set to resume Aug. 9

OTTAWA, Canada: Following a 16-month closure of the U.S.-Canada border to prevent the spread of the Covid infection, the Canadian ...

LA County sheriff says new face mask mandate 'not science'

LOS ANGELES, California: The Los Angeles County sheriff said on Saturday that his office will not enforce newly announced face ...

Immunized Muslims attend haj as Covid limits numbers for second year

MECCA, Saudi Arabia: Sixty-thousand Saudi pilgrims are to participate in the annual haj, though foreigners will not be allowed into ...

South Korea-Japan summit canceled due to diplomat's remarks

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korean President Moon Jae-in has canceled his first summit with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga due ...

Americans imprisoned for helping Ghosn escape from Japanese courts

TOKYO, Japan: Two Americans have been sentenced for their roles in helping former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn flee to ...

First woman completes Navy elite training for Seals, other units

WASHINGTON D.C.: The first woman has completed the U.S. Navy's Special Warfare training, making her eligible for joining elite commando ...

UN Chief Calls on Warring Parties to Observe Olympic Truce

UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on all warring parties to observe the traditional Olympic truce during the ...

Food Aid Remains Out of Reach for Millions in Tigray

GENEVA - The World Food Program is renewing its appeal for unimpeded access to Ethiopia's northern province of Tigray, where ...

Pakistan support to Taliban detrimental to Afghan govt, sec

Toronto [Canada], July 23 (ANI): As the situation in Afghanistan deteriorates towards a probable full-scale Taliban occupation, any Pakistani support ...

Mary Kom, Manpreet Singh lead India's charge at OC

Tokyo [Japan], July 23 (ANI): Five-time world champion Mary Kom and men's hockey captain Manpreet Singh led the way as ...

IndianOil to build India's first green hydrogen plant

New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) on Friday announced that it will set up India's ...

A nod to Kane? as Son agrees new Tottenham deal

© Provided by Xinhua LONDON, July 23 (Xinhua) -- South Korean international forward Son Heung-Min has signed a new four-year ...

Frequency, Intensity of Extreme Weather Surprises Climate Scientists

From the West Coast of the United States to Canada, from Russia's Siberia to Europe's Rhineland, the past months have ...

Efforts pour in to fix damaged infrastructure in rain-ravaged Henan

© Provided by Xinhua ZHENGZHOU, July 23 (Xinhua) -- When torrential rains battered down and water gushed in at an ...

What would the ancient Greeks think of an Olympics with no fans?

Because of a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases, the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2021 Olympics will unfold in ...

Why America has a debt ceiling: 5 questions answered

Another big fight is brewing over the U.S. debt ceiling, which is a statutory limit on how much the government ...

How limiting Latin Mass may become the defining moment for Pope Francis

Pope Francis took sudden steps on July 16, 2021, to curtail the traditional Latin Mass, in an abrupt reversal of ...

PHD Chamber to conduct an E-Conclave

Guwahati (Assam) [India], July 23 (ANI/India PR Distribution): PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) has announced that it will ...

Best Crop Science LLP becomes first agrochemical company

New Delhi, (Delhi), [India], July 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): Best Crop Science LLP (BCS), a leading player and one of the largest ...

Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony kicks off

Tokyo [Japan], July 23 (ANI): After much debate on the fate of the Tokyo Olympics thanks to the COVID-19 situation, ...

Koroibete turns back on Australia to play in Japan

Australia wing Marika Koroibete has signed with the Panasonic Wild Knights, the Japanese club announced on Friday, raising doubts about ...

Xinhua Photo Daily | July 23, 2021

BEIJING, July 23 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

US Ships Moderna Vaccine to Pakistan Amid Delta Variant Surge

WHITE HOUSE - As Pakistan deals with a surge in COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant, the Biden administration ...

Indian Badminton Star Sindhu Feeling the Tokyo Pressure

India's badminton superstar PV Sindhu admits that the pressure is on at the Tokyo Olympics and she will be in ...

Unvaccinated US Swimmer Sparks Debate as Olympics Start

TOKYO - A debate is brewing between former gold medalist Maya DiRado and some American swimmers over U.S. medal threat ...

Simone Biles becomes 1st athlete to receive her own emoji

Tokyo [Japan], July 23 (ANI): Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles has become the first Olympic athlete to have her own ...

After one-year delay, Tokyo Olympic Games finally opens amid pandemic

© Provided by Xinhua After one-year waiting, the opening ceremony of Tokyo 2020 finally arrives.TOKYO, July 23 (Xinhua) -- After ...

Tommy Dorfman reintroduces herself as transgender

Washington [US], July 23 (ANI): Hollywood actor Tommy Dorfman, who starred as Ryan Shaver in Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' and ...

Lions' criticism of TMO 'blatant intimidation' - former Test ref

A former South African Test referee told AFP on Friday that the British & Irish Lions' criticism of local official ...

Malawi Begins Classes in World's First 3D-Printed School

SALIMA, MALAWI - Adifu Maulana quit school in 2014 to escape punishment she often received for arriving late.She had to ...

Neeraj Chopra talks about upcoming Olympics

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 23 (ANI): Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has said he is happy that he is finally getting ...

President-elect of 76th UN General Assembly praises India

New Delhi [India] July 23 (ANI): Minister of Foreign Affair of Maldives and President-Elect of the 76th UN General Assembly ...

Man United agree contract terms with Real defender Varane - report

Manchester United has reportedly agreed to a contract with Raphael Varane but is yet to secure a deal with Real ...

Proteas skipper Bavuma reprimanded for 'audible obscenity'

Proteas limited overs captain Temba Bavuma has been reprimanded for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during ...

US launches airstrikes to hit Taliban-seized equipment

Kabul [Afghanistan] July 23 (ANI): US spokesperson John Kerby informed that the US has launched four airstrikes to target Taliban ...

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Pfizer signs with Africa's Biovac to manufacture Covid vaccines

CAPE TOWN, South Africa: A South African pharmaceutical company will manufacture the Pfizer- BioNTech Covid vaccine for distribution in Africa. ...

Paarl to Bellville taxi route suspended over deadly rivalry

A major taxi route between Paarl and Bellville will close on Monday because of a deadly taxi dispute.This means certain ...

Who can travel to Russia in 2021

Citizens of some countries can already come to Russia as tourists and even those that require a visa. Check out ...

Pepkor shares jump on strong sales growth

Pepkor says group revenue grew by 13.9% to R53.9 billion for nine months ended 30 June. Pep and Ackermans retail ...

Sharp increase in deaths puts strain on Johannesburg cemeteries

Deaths during the third wave of Covid-19 infections in Johannesburg have put cemeteries and crematoriums under strain.There were 3 568 ...

US Ships Moderna Vaccine to Pakistan Amid Delta Variant Surge

WHITE HOUSE - As Pakistan deals with a surge in COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant, the Biden administration ...

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