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Domestic violence growing in wake of coronavirus outbreak

As people across the country scrambled to buy toilet paper and extra canned food, millions of them had an additional ...


Q&A | Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen

With the far-reaching impact of the coronavirus on sport, DUANE VERMELUEN shares how he has adapted his routine to accommodate ...


Australia star Smith hoping for IPL action 'at some stage'

Australian cricket star Steve Smith is hoping the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be held "at some stage" as sports ...


Stokes ends Kohli's reign as Wisden's leading cricketer in the world

Ben Stokes has ended Virat Kohli's three-year reign as Wisden's leading cricketer in the world after playing a starring role ...


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Joe Biden all but wraps up Democratic nomination

BURLINGTON, Vermont - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has almost certainly wrapped up his party's nomination, following the withdrawal of ...

Irish government and NI Executive agree on Covid-19 joint cooperation

DUBLIN/BELFAST, Ireland/Northern Ireland - The departments of health in Ireland and Northern Ireland have formally agreed on a raft of ...

Chris Friel reviews High Court Decision on George Pell

This is a brief response to the Australian High Court ruling handed down on Tuesday that unanimously quashed the convictions ...

France records highest daily virus death toll of 833, reaches 10,328

PanARMENIAN.Net - France has reported 833 new coronavirus deaths in the past day, the highest daily toll since its outbreak ...

Head of U.S. Navy jumps ship after furore over commander

WASHINGTON, DC - WASHINGTON - Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly is to step down after creating a furore which has ...

Wuhan re-opens after more than two months in lockdown

WUHAN, China - Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province and the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday ...

Asia Pacific

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Chris Friel reviews High Court Decision on George Pell

This is a brief response to the Australian High Court ruling handed down on Tuesday that unanimously quashed the convictions ...

Wuhan re-opens after more than two months in lockdown

WUHAN, China - Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province and the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday ...

Acting Secretary of U.S. Navy retracts abusive remarks

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Navy's acting secretary has been forced to apologize after a profanity-laden broadside in which he ...

Acquittal for Cardinal George Pell, unanimous decision of High Court

BRISBANE, Australia - All seven judges on the High Court of Australia have universally approved the quashing of the conviction ...

Zero Infections in China Military

While militaries around the world are seeing their soldiers fall victim to the coronavirus, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), the ...

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Saudis jump aboard Carnival cruises, picks up 8.2% stake

MIAMI, Florida - Saudi Arabia is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the global cruising industry.The Saudi sovereign wealth ...


Stocks in Japan jump, rest of Asia pulls back

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday, as the two-day rally that began the week appeared to ...


German institute creates app to self-test for coronavirus

BERLIN, Germany - German citizens will now be able to use a special app on their smartphones, smartwatches or fitness ...


McConnell wants more funds beyond $2.2 trillion, for small business

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Republican majority leader says he will attempt to ...


Share markets in Asia rise, greenback slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Optimism that the coronavirus may have peaked may be misguided, but investors and traders continued to bid ...


Insurance companies in India commit to coronavirus payouts

MUMBAI, India - The Life Insurance Council in India has announced that all life insurers, both public and private, are ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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