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19-year old IAF cadet and flight instructor die in light plane crash

TEL AVIV, Israel - Two Israel Air Force personnel have been killed in a light plane crash in Southern Israel.The ...

White House formally engages in transition to Biden presidency

WASHINGTON, DC - The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the "apparent winner" of the November ...

Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...

Trump-appointed head of VOA has authority dashed by court judgement

The chief executive overseeing the Voice of America and its sister networks has acted unconstitutionally in investigating what he claimed ...

Nicaraguan passenger truck crashes, killing 17, injuring dozens

MANAGUA, Nicaragua, November 24 (ANI): At least seventeen people died and 25 others sustained injuries in a single-vehicle road collision ...

Investigators in Xinjiang blocked by Chinese government

Investigators looking for evidence of forced labor in clothing supply chains in the northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang on behalf ...

U.S. pulls out of international open skies treaty

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States is no longer a party to the Open Skies Treaty. The U.S, formerly left ...

France to ease restrictions between now and January

PARIS, France - Aware that the French are becoming weary of lockdown and need to have a better sense of ...

U.S. records 1 million Covid cases in past week, total now exceeds 12m

WASHINGTON, DC - The number of people to have contracted Covid-19 in the United States reached, and surpassed, 12 million ...

U.S. president spotted at golf course during G20 Covid-19 talks

WASHINGTON, DC - November 22 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump, who participated in his final Group of 20 summit on ...

Three convicted murderers to face execution before Trump leaves office

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration is to execute three more prisoners on Death Row, prior to Mr Trump leaving ...

NGO donates bond papers, printers to Butuan schools

BUTUAN CITY, Nov. 25 (PIA) -- An international charity donated a total of 860 reams of bond papers and 18 ...

Ind vs Aus: Will Pucovski can bat anywhere in order, says Langer

Melbourne [Australia], November 25 (ANI): Australia's coach Justin Langer on Wednesday hinted that batsman Will Pucovski could possibly bat in ...

China firmly opposes India's move to ban more of its apps

New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): China has firmly opposed India's move to ban more Chinese mobile applications and expressed ...

Fall of the All Blacks? Defeats pile pressure on coach, captain

The mighty All Blacks have seemed almost invincible in recent years but back-to-back defeats have left their new coach and ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Nov. 25)

BEIJING, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Scotland First in the World to Make Sanitary Products Free

LONDON - Scotland on Tuesday made sanitary products free to all women, becoming the first nation in the world to ...

Collaboration is the key to changing drinking behaviour

The alcohol industry is at a turning point in South Africa.The sector, faced with the unforeseen and unprecedented impact of ...

Gender-based violence: Lessons from a pandemic

scourgeWe are currently witnessing a time of the year that has become associated with intense campaigning against gender-based violence.In the ...

Gender-based violence is all of our problem

Towards the end of each year, we are asked during the annual (25 November to 10 December) to pause for ...

In a first, Pope Francis calls China's Uyghurs 'persecuted'

Vatican City [Vatican], November 25 (ANI): Pope Francis has for the first time called Chinese Muslim Uyghurs a "persecuted" people, ...

UN should rely on Xinjiang informants to investigate China

Vancouver [Canada], November 25 (ANI): The Chinese government is a "perfect liar', said Uyghur activist Turnisa Matsedik-Qira, adding that if ...

India slams Pak for presenting dossier at UN

By Reena BhardwajNew York [US], November 25 (ANI): India on Tuesday lambasted Islamabad for presenting a "dossier of lies" against ...

Ruidiaz's goal, assists lead Sounders past LAFC

Raul Ruidiaz scored a goal and had two assists as the defending MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders advanced in the ...

Hormone found to switch off hunger could help tackle obesity

Washington [US], November 25 (ANI): A hormone that can suppress food intake and increase the feeling of fullness in mice ...

India reports 44,376 new COVID-19 cases, 481 deaths in last 24 hours

New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): India reported 44,376 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours and 481 deaths ...

Ind vs Aus: Langer confirms Smith's return for ODI series

Melbourne [Australia], November 25 (ANI): Australia's coach Justin Langer on Wednesday confirmed the return of star batsman Steve Smith for ...

New Zealand's Greg Barclay elected new ICC Chairman

Dubai [UAE], November 25 (ANI): Greg Barclay has been elected as the new Independent Chairman of the International Cricket Council ...

Government college in Kashmir being upgraded

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], November 24 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir administration has started upgrading the education infrastructure in ...

Inter Milan chairman Zhang awarded by Italian government

Steven Zhang Kangyang (L) shows the "Leading Emerging Partner" award with Italian Ambassador to China Luca Ferrari as the Italian ...

To name Ajit Doval for Pakistan's evils will simply not work

By Amjad Ayub MirzaGlasgow [Scotland], November 25 (ANI): Referring to the need to intensify Pakistani narrative about Jammu and Kashmir ...

Grammys 2021: Complete list of nominees

Washington [US], November 25 (ANI): Chair and Interim Recording Academy President/CEO Harvey Mason Jr. was joined by artists, including past ...

Kashmir gets its own 'Ted Talks' for young talents

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], November 25 (ANI): Kashmir has come up with its own first-of-its-kind podcast that offers a ...

UCLA to unleash improved defense vs. Arizona

If there are signs of life for UCLA in its third season under Chip Kelly, it's because of an attacking ...

Pakistan: No Plans to Recognize Israel

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan reiterated Tuesday it will not establish relations with Israel until there is "a viable, independent and contiguous" ...

Rays hero Arozarena arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

Tampa Bay Rays postseason hero Randy Arozarena was arrested in Mexico on suspicion of domestic violence, according to multiple reports. ...

France unveils gradual easing of nationwide coronavirus lockdown

The Champs-Elysees Avenue and the Arc de Triomphe are seen after the Christmas illuminations were switched on in Paris, France, ...

More than 3 months after crash, Jakobsen rides again

Dutch sprinter Fabio Jakobsen said on Tuesday that he was riding for the first time since his horror crash in ...

Chelsea, Sevilla reach Champions League last 16

Chelsea were joined in the next round by Group E rivals Sevilla after the Spanish side won 2-1 at Krasnodar.Chelsea ...

So you think economic downturns cost lives? Our findings show they don't

Throughout the coronavirus recession we've been told there's a balancing act when it comes to lives.On one hand, lockdowns save ...

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Easing U.S. political tensions buoy Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets celebrated the extraordinary milestone attained by the Dow Jones overnight, when it reached ...

Philippine Department of Energy preparing for low carbon scenario

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, Nov. 25 (PIA) - The Department of Energy (DOE) is preparing for a low carbon scenario as ...

Dow makes new milestone, U.S. dollar hit by sellers again

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks thundered ahead Tuesday, with the Dow Jones making a new milestone - topping ...

Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...

China's double-digit export growth surprises analysts

SHANGHAI, China - China's double-digit export growth has surprised analysts, lifting hopes for a faster recovery as the COVID-19 crisis ...

Irish government to help small business sector cope with Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Monday opened a new scheme to help small businesses prepare for Britain's exit ...

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