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WTA roundup: Top seeds advance in Luxembourg

No. 1 seed Belinda Bencic of Switzerland and No. 2 seed Elise Mertens of Belgium took different paths Thursday to ...


The 14th National Games is held in Xi'an, the thousand-year ancient capital city

On September 15, the 14th National Games, the largest premier multi-sport competition in China, officially kicked off in Xi'an, the ...


Top 10 CRUCIAL fictional male characters in Russian literature

Some literary heroes stay with us for life, shaping the way we perceive the world. That's the case with Leo ...


AUKUS: is an arms race with China the price of 'Global Britain'?

A new military alliance between the US, Australia and the UK will, for the first time, provide Australia with nuclear-powered ...


Ireland data protection commission sets probe into TikTok

Dublin [Ireland] September 16 (ANI): Ireland's Data Protection Commission has initiated two probes into Chinese video app TikTok's handling of ...


No country in hurry to recognise Taliban formed govt, says

Dushanbe [Tajikistan] September 16 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov informed that no country is in hurry to officially recognise ...


What Russia's most powerful assault rifle is capable of

This weapon can penetrate solid walls and even the slightest hit of its ammo can be lethal. Our correspondent went ...


CSTO plans to reinforce Tajik-Afghan border

Dushanbe [Tajikistan] September 16 (ANI): The member nations of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) have decided to reinforce the ...


7 Russian fortresses that haven't survived to this day

Google Maps would label these places as "permanently closed". Alas, many fortifications in Russia, even the mightiest ones, have not ...


Russia records 19,594 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Moscow [Russia], September 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia recorded 19,594 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, up from 18,841 the ...


Surging energy prices in Europe force UK plants to shut down

A major fertilizer manufacturer has been forced to shut down two factories in the UK as energy prices continue to ...


Soaring natural gas prices could weaken EU economy, Saxo Bank warns

The rise of natural gas prices could hurt the economic competitiveness of the European Union on a global scale, Ole ...


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Freefall in iron ore price pressures Australian stock exchange

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most Asian stock markets rose on Friday, however, the ASX fell sharply as the Australian market ...

Britain's inflation up 3.2 percent, greatest jump on record

LONDON, England: August saw inflation rates in the U.K. soaring to the highest-ever recorded rate, official figures show.Inflation rose to ...

South Korea fines Google $177M for antitrust violations

SEOUL, South Korea: In what could be one of South Korea's largest-ever antitrust cases, Google has been fined at least ...

Rise in retail sales in August fails to lift U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data failed to boost Wall Street Thursday.Stocks meandered in and out of positive ...

Predatory lending targeted in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana -- A new coalition is forming to push back against predatory lending and urge state lawmakers to take ...

Food delivery companies sue New York City over commission caps

NEW YORK CITY, New York: DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats filed a lawsuit in a New York federal court on ...

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China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Wildfires threaten popular Spanish resort of Estepona

ESTEPONA, Spain: Spain sent in its military to help fight a wildfire that is continuing to threaten the popular Costa ...

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First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...


U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...


Kuwaiti Sheikh faces prison in Swiss forgery case

GENEVA, Switzerland: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwait's ruling family and former Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...


Trees down, 30,000 without electricity in Canada after hurricane

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland: Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on the southern coast of Newfoundland on Canada's ...


With Covid cases rising, Queensland eyes COVID-19 locking down

Brisbane, Queensland: On Saturday, Queensland, Australia's third most populous state, said it could order a snap lockdown after recording several ...


S. Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile called 'game-changer'

SEOUL, South Korea: Described by analysts as a "game-changing" move, South Korea has developed a conventional submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) ...


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