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Pakistan name 20-member squad for SA Tests

Karachi [Pakistan], January 15 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday announced a 20-member squad, including nine uncapped players, for ...


Oil retreats from 10-month high as stronger dollar dents rally

Oil declined from a 10-month high as the dollar strengthened, taking the steam out of a recent rally, while investors ...


Ainslie's 'lame duck' takes surprise lead in America's Cup challenge

British sailing legend Ben Ainslie hailed an "epic turnaround" on Friday after his INEOS Team UK charged to a 2-0 ...


China finds coronavirus on ice cream

PanARMENIAN.Net - Authorities in north China's Tianjin Municipality are tracing ice cream contaminated with coronavirus after three samples tested positive ...


Trudeau, Macron express concern over HK, Xinjiang

Toronto [Canada], January 15 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday expressed concern over ...


Sophie Devine hits fastest century in women's T20

Dunedin [New Zealand], January 14 (ANI): New Zealand skipper Sophie Devine struck the fastest women's T20 century on Thursday, reaching ...


Devine inspiration: Kiwi belts fastest ton in women's T20 history

New Zealand captain Sophie Devine hit the fastest century in women's Twenty20 history on Thursday, taking just 36 balls to ...


America's Cup hopefuls face off in challenger series

Years of design innovations and fine-tuning will be put to the test Friday when the quest for the America's Cup ...


Japan's Top League rugby on hold over coronavirus outbreak

Japan's Top League rugby was put on hold on Tuesday after scores of players tested positive for the coronavirus, the ...


West Indies skipper Brathwaite says he will 'lead from the front'

West Indies opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite said on Wednesday he would not change much as a captain and was looking ...


Women's Six Nations postponed but men's to go ahead

The women's Six Nations tournament has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, organisers said on Wednesday, while insisting the ...


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Former firefighter accused of throwing fire extinguisher at Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC The man who struck down three U.S. Capitol Police officers with a fire extinguisher during last week's storming ...

Proescutors charge man from Utah following storming of U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC - A Utah man has been charged with breaking into the U.S. Capitol last week wearing a bullet-proof ...

Dozens dead in quake which struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province

Provided by Xinhua | &A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has killed 35 people in Indonesia, injuring 637 and displacing around 15,000 people.JAKARTA, ...

Four dead, many injured after UN peacekeepers ambushed in Mali

Five United Nations peacekeepers lost their lives on Wednesday, 4 in Mali and one in the Central African Republic. 4 ...

Wuhan welcomes WHO experts investigating source of coronavirus

BEIJING, China - A team of 10 World Health Organisation (WHO) experts arrived in Wuhan on Thursday to investigate the ...

Impeachment proceedings in House of Representatives successful

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday became the second U.S. president in history to be impeached.Democrats were ...

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House prices in 70 major cities in China record increases

BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- China continued to see a generally stable housing market in December, with home prices in ...

Wuhan welcomes WHO experts investigating source of coronavirus

BEIJING, China - A team of 10 World Health Organisation (WHO) experts arrived in Wuhan on Thursday to investigate the ...

India Begins COVID-19 Inoculation Campaign

India began its COVID-19 vaccine campaign Saturday. Frontline workers are slated to receive the first inoculations.The campaign began after Prime ...

US re-designates LJ, LeT as foreign terrorist outfits

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Ahead of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting in February, the United States has ...

Hong Kong calls US sanctions over opposition arrests

Hong Kong, January 16 (ANI): The Hong Kong government on Saturday hit out at the United States for imposing stringent ...

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U.S. stocks dive as demand for U.S. dollars intensifies

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street ended the week on a negative note Friday with all the major indices ...


Near-$2 trillion stimulus package announced by Biden

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) announced a USD 1.9 trillion plan to revive the ...


Biden stimulus proposal fails to boost stocks in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were mixed on Friday despite U.S. President-elect Joe Biden announcing a $1.9 trillion stimulus package ...


House prices in 70 major cities in China record increases

BEIJING, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- China continued to see a generally stable housing market in December, with home prices in ...


Impeachment rattles U.S. investors, all ket stock indices lose ground

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell on Thursday following data showing a larger-than-expected increase in weekly unemployment claims, ...


New and used car sales in Ireland plunged in 2020

DUBLIN, Ireland an. 12 (Xinhua) -- A total of 84,309 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...


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