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NATO Addresses Threat Of 'Persistently Aggressive Russia'

NATO foreign ministers concluded a two-day meeting on December 2 that paves a path for reforms within the transatlantic alliance ...


How and why Italy fought against the USSR in WWII

Italians were completely unprepared for war with the Soviet Union. And, apart from their leaders, they didn't have much desire ...


OSCE Expected To Overcome Leadership Vacuum At Ministerial

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is expected to resolve a months-long impasse over the conflict-resolution body's ...


Ivanka Trump Questioned Under Oath in Inauguration Funds Lawsuit

Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and adviser, was questioned under oath this week as part of a civil lawsuit alleging ...


Moscow's COVID-19 death rises by 73

Moscow [Russia], December 3 (ANI/Sputnik): Moscow has registered 73 deaths of patients infected with COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, ...


Human Rights Watch Accuses Azerbaijan of Abusing Armenian POWs

Human Rights Watch accused Azerbaijani forces Wednesday of brutalizing some Armenian troops captured in the conflict over the disputed region ...


China Joins Race to Mine Moon for Resources

China's space program celebrated a major accomplishment this week when its Chang'e 5 lunar probe mission safely landed on the ...


Iran's Guardians Council Approves Law To Harden Nuclear Stance

An Iranian constitutional watchdog has approved a law requiring the government to suspend United Nations inspections of the country's nuclear ...


Rafer Johnson, 1960 decathlon champion, dies at 86

Rafer Johnson, the 1960 Olympic gold medalist in the decathlon, died on Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles at ...


Mass COVID-19Immunization PlansRaiseHuge Challenges

Britain's prime minister, Boris Johnson, has likened the scientists who have developed coronavirus vaccines to the cavalry arriving just in the nick of time. "The ...


10 ideas for Russian-style Christmas gifts

Holiday season is coming, and it's time to prepare presents for your family and friends. Here are some creative ideas ...


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Asian stock markets listless, dollar drifts downwards

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia remained listless Thursday.The Nikkei 225 in Japan rose just 8.39 points or 0.03 ...

Microsoft expands its esports network

Microsoft expanded its esports scope Wednesday, announcing the acquisition of tournament event platform Smash.gg.In a tweet from the MSN_Esports account, ...

U.S. stocks range-bound as dollar takes another dip

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street had a less than an impressive day on Wednesday despite efforts in the ...

Clinical research firm with Irish base prepares for Covid-19 vaccines

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences ...

Powell concerned about rising Covid-19 cases as U.S. economy moderates

WASHINGTON, DC, (Xinhua) -- U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that economic activity has continued to recover from ...

Biden taps Indian-American to be OMB director

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced key members of his economic team, including an ...

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New Zealand announces nine new Coronavirus cases, 5 of them historical

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported nine new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Thursday. ...

World heading for 'catastrophic' rise in temperatures

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years ...

France announces death of Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president 1974-81

PARIS, France, December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president of France from 1974 to 1981 and a key actor in ...

People magazine reveals 'People of the Year'

A celebration of 2020? Many might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to what has ...

Investigation in U.S. mounted into bribery for pardons claims

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a potential crime involving bribery and presidential pardons, according to court documents unsealed ...

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Attack on farms in Nigerian village leaves 110 farmers dead

At least 110 people are feared dead in a weekend attack on farmers in the northeast part of Nigeria blamed ...


Pakistan COVID-19 cases crosses 50,000 mark

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 3 (ANI): Pakistan has crossed 50,000 mark in the number of active COVID-19 cases, reaching yet another ...


Tokyo stocks edge up on vaccine hopes

Tokyo stocks closed marginally higher on Thursday as optimism over coronavirus vaccines deflated selling pressure following a recent surge.The benchmark ...


NATO Addresses Threat Of 'Persistently Aggressive Russia'

NATO foreign ministers concluded a two-day meeting on December 2 that paves a path for reforms within the transatlantic alliance ...


Xinhua Photos of the Day (Dec. 3)

BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...


Asian markets mostly up on vaccines, eyes on US stimulus talks

Asian markets mostly rose Thursday as investors tracked renewed US stimulus talks in Washington, while the mood remains upbeat owing ...


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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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