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Three teams standing - a Rugby Championship like no other

The coronavirus-hit Rugby Championship starts in Sydney on 31 October, but without world champions and current title holders South Africa.Here ...


Du'Plessis Kirifi cracks nod in All Blacks squad

The New Zealand All Blacks gave expectant fathers Ardie Savea and Nepo Laulala permission on Tuesday to delay their departure ...


Tony Brown promoted to Highlanders head coach position

The Highlanders named former All Black Tony Brown as head coach on a two-year deal on Tuesday, promoting him to ...


WHO reform: a call for an early-warning protocol for infectious diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) has come in for its share of criticism for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...


New Zealand's next parliament is set to be the most diverse ever

New Zealand's next parliament is set to be the most inclusive ever, with several people of colour, members from the ...


Slipper urges Wallabies to cut Bledisloe blunders

Wallabies prop James Slipper on Monday promised that his side will improve on an error-strewn display in Auckland when they ...


All Black Perenara to play next season in Japan

All Blacks scrumhalf TJ Perenara will miss next year's Super Rugby Aotearoa to play club rugby in Japan, the Hurricanes ...


Wallabies slammed for 'avalanche of mistakes'

The Wallabies buried themselves in an "avalanche of mistakes", Australian media commentators lamented on Monday after their team again failed ...


IPL 13: Was 2019 WC final better or KXIP vs MI, asks Yuvraj Singh

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): After witnessing a nerve-wracking encounter between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), former ...


Punjab beat Mumbai in IPL's first-ever second super over

Kings XI Punjab beat holders Mumbai Indians as the Indian Premier League witnessed a second super over for the first ...


IPL 13: Ferguson scalps fifer as KKR beat SRH in Super Over thriller

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 18 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) defeated SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a thrilling Super Over clash ...


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United States Covid-19 death toll rises above 220,000

A woman wearing a face mask walks past a notice board with COVID-19 preventive instructions at a Macy's store in ...

Assange's lawyer claims Trump responsible for indictment

Julian Assange's lawyer of ten years Jennifer Robinson speaks with Rhys Muldoon about Assange's extraordinary trial and the relationship between ...

Deadly voyage for 50 Ethiopians fleeing Yemen

Twelve migrants have drowned and others are missing after being thrown off a boat by smugglers off the coast of ...

President Trump vows to protect and defend American senior citizens

FORT MYERS, Florida - On Friday, President Donald Trump campaigned in Fort Myers, Florida, a state with one of the ...

Walgreens, CVS to provide U.S. nursing homes nationwide with vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - As part of the Operation Warp Speed effort - a partnership between the U.S. Defense Department and ...

Female Death Row prisoner to be executed in U.S. in December,

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. government has set the dates of two more executions this year which also includes that ...

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Assange's lawyer claims Trump responsible for indictment

Julian Assange's lawyer of ten years Jennifer Robinson speaks with Rhys Muldoon about Assange's extraordinary trial and the relationship between ...

President Trump vows to protect and defend American senior citizens

FORT MYERS, Florida - On Friday, President Donald Trump campaigned in Fort Myers, Florida, a state with one of the ...

Australia's mainstream right-wing impacted by U.S. politics

Donald Trump's inflammatory rhetoric appears to be informing extremism in Australia and right-wing media is helping, writes James Cutler.DURING THE ...

Singapore's Mediacorp appoints Srijan Technologies

Singapore/New Delhi [India] October 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): Srijan Technologies Pte Ltd, the Singapore based subsidiary of Asia's largest Drupal company Srijan ...

Autumn of desert poplar forest in north China

EJIN BANNER, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Golden forest shines in the sunlight. Autumn scenery of desert poplar (populus euphratica) forest ...

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Shanghai stock markets gains 183 points despite regional weakness

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in mainland China rose sharply on Tuesday, a move at odds with the rest of ...


Pakistan restores social media platform TikTok, subject to conditions

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, October 20 (ANI): TikTok services in Pakistan were restored on Monday with certain conditions, 10 days after a ...


U.S. stocks decline with hopes for deal on stimulus package fading

NEW YORK, New York - Continued disagreement over an additional stimulus package has weighed on Wall Street, with all the ...


Leadership in university-based climate action

Universities are vital hubs of research and teaching on climate change. As large organisations, they also have significant emissions, which ...


Turkey's natural gas reserves reach 405 billion cubic meters

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Saturday that Turkey has found more gas ...


Irish exports rise 7% to 108 billion euros in first 8 months of year

DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Ireland is set for another year of record-high goods exports in 2020 due to ...


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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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