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Babar Azam eyes fastest 2000 T20I runs record

Harare [Zimbabwe], April 20 (ANI): Pakistan captain Babar Azam will aim to become the fastest to score 2,000 T20I runs ...


Ko comeback, Cinks in synch, world traveller: golf talking points

Familiar names returning to the top of leaderboards, and a travelling American winning a return ticket home dominate golf talking ...


Kiwi pacer Wagner receives first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Tauranga [New Zealand], April 20 (ANI): New Zealand pacer Neil Wagner on Tuesday received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. ...


Climate explained: what was the Medieval warm period?

Climate Explained is a collaboration between The Conversation, Stuff and the New Zealand Science Media Centre to answer your questions ...


See your own refection by Lake Matheson in New Zealand

© Provided by Xinhua FOX GLACIER, New Zealand, April 20 (Xinhua) -- Lake Matheson, one of the most beautiful lakes ...


Emerging-market bulls brace for Treasury relapse after rally

Russian shares, which led last week's equity advance, may come under pressure as the Biden administration evaluates its options to ...


COVID-19: ICC confident WTC final will go ahead as planned

Dubai [UAE], April 19 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday said it is confident the World Test Championship ...


Update: Chinese president to address BFA annual conference

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, April 19 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the opening ceremony of the ...


Rejuvenated Maxwell leads Bangalore's IPL title charge

Royal Challengers Bangalore rescued Glenn Maxwell from the Indian Premier League (IPL) doldrums and now the big-hitting Australian has repaid ...


Opening of travel bubble with New Zealand "win-win": Aussie PM

© Provided by Xinhua Australian prime minister said the opening of the travel bubble with New Zealand, marking the first ...


Muralitharan to be discharged from hospital today

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka legend and SunRisers Hyderabad bowling coach Muttiah Muralitharan will be discharged ...


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After 10 hours, Chauvin jury returns guilty verdict

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all charges Tuesday in the death of ...

212 million doses of Covid vaccines now delivered across U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C. - As of Monday, April 19, 132.3 million people have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 ...

Italy will be late with plan for massive aid, says EU

BRUSSELS, Belgium: EU officials believe Italy will miss the April 30 deadline for submitting its Recovery Plan to the European ...

Train derailment in Egypt leaves 11 dead, 98 injured

CAIRO, Egypt: A train traveling from Cairo derailed on Sunday, causing four cars to overturn, killing eleven passengers and injuring ...

New Delhi ravaged by Covid; beds, oxygen, medicines in short supply

NEW DELHI, India: As of April 18, there were fewer than 100 critical care beds to treat Covid patients in ...

Public backlash follows Oregon plan to continue Covid restrictions

PORTLAND, Oregon: The state of Oregon is moving in the opposite direction of much of America, as it seeks to ...

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In Washington, PM of Japan, CEO of Pfizer discuss purchase of vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga appears to have reached an agreement with U.S. drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. for ...

China tightens control of Hong Kong, jails protest leaders

HONG KONG: As part of China's campaign to curtail freedoms in Hong Kong, leaders in the protests against China have ...

Xi Jinping sends message to US on China's rising power in Boao address

Chinese President Xi Jinping's muscular speech to the Boao Forum Asia annual conference was clearly designed to send a signal ...

US facing 'two nuclear-capable, strategic peer adversaries'

Washington [US], April 21 (ANI): US is currently facing "two nuclear-capable, strategic peer adversaries at the same time" from Russia ...

10 things you didnt know about the world's FIRST orbital station

"Now humans have a home in space." Fifty years ago, the Soviet Union put into orbit the first space station ...

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Surging coronavirus hits Wall Street, world markets

NEW YORK, New York - There were sharp falls on stock markets across the globe on Tuesday as Covid-19 continued ...


Once grounded Boeing 737 Max now faces new electrical problem

SEATTLE, Washington: An electrical glitch that resulted in several dozen Boeing 737 MAX airplanes being pulled out of operations has ...


In Washington, PM of Japan, CEO of Pfizer discuss purchase of vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga appears to have reached an agreement with U.S. drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. for ...


Japanese stocks sold off sharply, greenback crumbles

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan tumbled on Tuesday. Sharemarkets in Australia and China also fell, while Hong Kong ...


GM Tennessee plant to produce batteries for 500,000 cars per year

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced plans to build a second electric battery cell plant in the U.S. with its ...


U.S. stocks lose ground as profit-takers move in

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sold off Monday, a surprising break in what has been a relentless ...


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