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Daughter of Peru's former president losing by 0.4% in election

LIMA, Peru: Peruvian socialist and school teacher Pedro Castillo was holding on to a slim lead over candidate Keiko Fujimori ...

COVID-19 may never go away, but practical herd immunity is within reach

When people say that we won't reach "herd immunity" to COVID-19, they are usually referring to an ideal of "full" ...

Britain Expected to Delay Lifting COVID-related Restrictions

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce the delay of the easing of COVID-19-related restrictions due to the ...

Copa America: Sanchez to miss Chile's group-stage matches

Santiago [Chile], June 13 (ANI): Chile national team on Sunday confirmed that the injured Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez will ...

Spain's Right Rallies Against Plan to Pardon Catalan Separatists

MADRID - Right-wing protesters hit the streets of Madrid on Sunday to denounce controversial Spanish government plans to offer pardons ...

Venezuela calls emergency replacements for Brazil match

Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], June 13 (ANI): Venezuela's travelling contingent for the Copa America has had at least 13 positive ...

Israel Adesanya retains belt in win over Marvin Vettori at UFC 263

Israel Adesanya remains king of the UFC middleweight division. Coming off his first career loss in a challenge to light ...

Pakistan puts travel bar on people from 26 countries

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 13 (ANI): Pakistan has placed strict restrictions on travellers from 26 countries including India to contain the ...

Astronomers spot blinking giant

Washington [US], June 13 (ANI): Astronomers have spotted a giant 'blinking' star towards the centre of the Milky Way, more ...

Chesson Hadley (-14) in command as play suspended in S.C.

Chesson Hadley leads by four strokes as inclement weather suspended the third round Saturday with the final golfers playing the ...

Sweden's Marcus Ericsson gets first IndyCar win at Detroit

Sweden's Marcus Ericsson came through with an unpredictable win in Race 1 of the Chevrolet Dual at Detroit to earn ...

Cheetahs prodigy to lead Junior Springboks in international series

Junior Springboks coach, Bafana Nhleko, on Saturday named George Cronje to lead the team in the forthcoming Under-20 International Series, ...

Coronavirus: Latest global developments

- G7 agree plan to battle future pandemics -The G7 group agrees a "Carbis Bay Declaration" to battle future pandemics. ...

G7 leaders agree on transition from coal generation

Washington [US], June 12 (ANI): The Group of Seven (G7) leaders on Saturday agreed to a set of concrete actions ...

Biden launches B3W partnership to meet global infra needs

Washington [US], June 12 (ANI): US President Joe Biden and other Group of Seven (G7) leaders on Saturday launched the ...

WTA roundup: Barbora Krejcikova wins French Open singles final

Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova of the Czech Republic spoiled a potential storybook ending for Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, beating the Russian 6-1, 2-6, ...

Olympics: PM expected to give send-off to Indian contingent

New Delhi [India], June 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to give an official send-off to the Indian ...

Clean energy investment priority in developing economies

Paris [France], June 12 (ANI): The world's energy and climate future increasingly hinges on whether emerging and developing economies are ...

Sunil Chettri is a 'big fan' of Lionel Messi

Doha [Qatar], June 12 (ANI): Indian Football team captain Sunil Chettri is a big fan of Lionel Messi and if ...

Mazepin hits back at Hamilton's 'billionaire kids' jibe

Nikita Mazepin has hit back at Lewis Hamilton's complaint that Formula 1 has become a "billionaire kids' club".The seven time ...

Dominica SC denies bail to Mehul Choksi

Roseau [Dominica], June 12 (ANI): In a major setback to fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi, Dominica High Court has denied bail ...

Belarusian Ruler's Right-Hand Man Resigns

Viktar Sheiman, one of Belarusian strongman Alyaksandr Lukashenka's closest allies and a figure believed to have run death squads in ...

Chile records 7,972 new COVID-19 cases in one day

© Provided by Xinhua SANTIAGO, June 11 (Xinhua) -- Chile reported on Friday 7,972 new COVID-19 infections and 133 more ...

Barbora Krejcikova vying for rare French Open singles/doubles sweep

Barbora Krejcikova is in position to become the first woman to sweep the French Open singles and doubles titles since ...

Anglo's coal retreat may boost SA fossil-fuel output

Anglo American exited its SA coal business this week - but there's a potential catch. The spinoff, Thungela Resources, could ...

What's the G-7? An international economist explains

The Group of 7 is an informal group of seven powerful democracies: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom ...

UN elects five new members to serve on the Security Council

Albania, Brazil, Gabon, Ghana and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were elected by the 75th session of the General Assembly ...

UN General Assembly Confirms 5 Countries to Security Council

NEW YORK - The U.N. General Assembly voted Friday to give two-year terms on the powerful 15-nation Security Council to ...

SA sprint star Simbine storms to Diamond League victory in Italy

South African sprint star Akani Simbine snatched victory in the men's 100m race at the World Athletics Diamond League meeting ...

Cuba suspends dollar cash deposits in banks due to US sanctions

The Cuban government has announced it will temporarily stop accepting cash bank deposits in dollars. It blamed tighter US sanctions ...

The most endangered seals in the world once called Australia home

Monk seals are one of the most endangered marine mammals alive today, with just over 2,000 individuals remaining in the ...

Brazil Supreme Court allows Copa America to go ahead

Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday the country can host the Copa America despite the coronavirus pandemic, clearing the way ...

2 Passengers on Royal Caribbean Cruise Test Positive for COVID

Two passengers on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship have tested positive for COVID-19.Cruise operator Royal Caribbean said Thursday the two ...

Puerto Rico Suffers Power Outages After Private Firm Takes Over Grid

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - A private company that took over power transmission and distribution in Puerto Rico this month ...

UN General Assembly to Vote 5 Countries to Security Council

NEW YORK - The U.N. General Assembly will vote Friday to give rotating seats on the powerful 15-nation Security Council ...

US forges ahead with Rugby World Cup bid

The United States is forging ahead with a bid for the Rugby World Cup after being formally accepted as a ...

COVID vaccine weekly: sharing doses tops the G7 agenda

Forging an agreement to get vaccines fully distributed across the world by the end of 2022 will be a top ...

El Chapo's Wife Pleads Guilty to Drug Running Charges

Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, has pleaded guilty to charges she ...

How keeping a diary can help adults learn a foreign language

Most of us assume that learning another language is very difficult. You need special skills to remember both vocabulary and ...

Paris Opera names Sae Eun Park first South Korean etoile dancer

Dancer Sae Eun Park has become the first South Korean to earn the top "etoile" title at the Paris Opera ...

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Google to lay internet cable from USA to Argentina

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: Google is building a subsea cable that will run from the east coast of the United States ...

Daughter of Peru's former president losing by 0.4% in election

LIMA, Peru: Peruvian socialist and school teacher Pedro Castillo was holding on to a slim lead over candidate Keiko Fujimori ...

COVID-19 may never go away, but practical herd immunity is within reach

When people say that we won't reach "herd immunity" to COVID-19, they are usually referring to an ideal of "full" ...

Britain Expected to Delay Lifting COVID-related Restrictions

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce the delay of the easing of COVID-19-related restrictions due to the ...

Copa America: Sanchez to miss Chile's group-stage matches

Santiago [Chile], June 13 (ANI): Chile national team on Sunday confirmed that the injured Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez will ...

Spain's Right Rallies Against Plan to Pardon Catalan Separatists

MADRID - Right-wing protesters hit the streets of Madrid on Sunday to denounce controversial Spanish government plans to offer pardons ...

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