Fri, 17 Sep 2021

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 ...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announces candidacy for president

PARIS, France: The Socialist Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, said she will run in the 2022 French presidential election, despite ...

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 ...

Widow of slain Robert Kennedy said assassin should not be released

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy, said Sirhan Sirhan, who was ...

Bullying of reporters in Australia accelerating rapidly

To be a political journalist, you have always needed to be able to resist bullying aimed at making you second-guess ...

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 ...

Children's Covid vaccine could begin in October, says U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Leading U.S. health officials have said the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine could be authorized to be administered to children ...

UN asks China, US to cooperate on climate change efforts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The United States and China were encouraged to leave aside their differences to help maintain ...

France's Le Pen proposes nationalizing motorways, selling tv, radio

PARIS, France: Far-right political leader Marine Le Pen has told French daily Le Figaro of her desire to nationalize France's ...

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) ...

After Covid lockdown, U.S. Supreme Court to resume in-person arguments

WASHINGTON D.C.: At the start of its new session on 4th October, the Supreme Court will again hear in-person oral ...

If state fails, N. Carolina court will take over school funding

RALEIGH, North Carolina: A North Carolina judge has given state legislators until the middle of October to carry out a ...

South African children participate in test of Sinovac Covid vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: South Africa began vaccinating children and adolescents aged 6 months to 17 years as part of the ...

500,000 families in Lebanon to receive monthly cash payments

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Lebanon's new government said Thursday it will provide U.S. dollar payments to hundreds of thousands of poor families, ...

Initial $500 fine set for travelers not wearing face masks

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. government is doubling fines for passengers who do not wear face masks while traveling on public ...

California wildfires diverted from reaching Lake Tahoe homes

TAHOE CITY, California: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Chief Thomas Porter said his crews were able to keep ...

Trial of 20 accused of 2015 attack that killed 130 begins in Paris

PARIS, France: The trial of 20 men implicated in a jihadist attack claimed by Islamic State, which killed 130 people ...

A football World Cup every two years? An expert runs the numbers

In May 2021, Fifa began exploring the idea of holding a men's football World Cup every two years instead of ...

Donbas Vote Seen As Key Element In The Kremlin's Election Effort

There are few indications on the streets of Russian cities that the country is holding parliamentary elections.There's the occasional billboard ...

AXA launches free telemedicine helpline for families

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI/NewsVoir): AXA launches a toll-free helpline with NGO partner Sewa International in Delhi NCR, Haryana, ...

Tirumurti commends CDRI's initiatives in Climate meeting

New York [US], September 17 (ANI): Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, Ambassador TS Tirumurti attended the Climate ...

Vaishnaw launches Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojna on PM's birthday

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Wishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 71st birthday, Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw ...

'Territorial tensions becoming more challenging'

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Amid growing competition in the Indo-Pacific region, Australian High Commissioner Barry O'Farrell on Friday ...

Work hard in training, have fun in middle: Shamsi

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): South Africa and Rajasthan Royals spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has said his mantra ...

HI has done amazing work for team in last decade: Somaya

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Former India men's hockey team captain MM Somaya was a mainstay in the triumphant ...

RT FILM ABOUT AFGHANISTAN, RUPTLY AGENCY ARE NOMINATED FOR AIB AWARDS

MOSCOW, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 - RUPTLY, RT's sister multi-media agency, and the RT Documentary film about women serving on Afghanistan's ...

Fitch downgrades global GDP forecast due to pandemic-related setbacks

Fitch Ratings has trimmed its outlook for global economic recovery for 2021, citing supply-chain disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic ...

Respect territorial integritywhile enhancing regional conn

Dushanbe [Tajikistan], September 17 (ANI): Expressing India's commitment to increase connectivity with Central Asia at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) ...

South Africa's troubled power utility is being reset: CEO sets out how

Eskom, South Africa's state-owned power utility, is facing a litany of challenges. The Conversation Africa asked Professor Anton Eberhard, director ...

Rajesh Exports bags Rs 691 crore order from Germany

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Sep 17 (ANI): Rajesh Exports, the world's largest manufacturer of gold products, said on Friday it has ...

'AUKUS pact formed after deep consideration'

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner Barry O'Farrell on Friday said that decision to form AUKUS (Australia-UK-US) ...

SCO to play active role in achieving peace in Afghanistan

Almaty [Kazakhstan], September 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) is able to play an active role in achieving peace ...

BBL: Adelaide Strikers re-sign Jake Weatherald

Adelaide [Australia], September 17 (ANI): Adelaide Strikers on Friday announced the signing of batsman Jake Weatherald on a long-term deal ...

China, Pakistan in rush to exploit weakening Afghan economy

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 17 (ANI): China and Pakistan are in rush to exploit the Afghan economy as both have announced ...

China brings astronauts back, advances closer to "space station era"

© Provided by Xinhua China has always stood for international space cooperation based on equality and mutual benefit, peaceful utilization ...

India signs mutual legal assistance treaty with Belgium

Brussels [Belgium], September 17 (ANI): India signed an agreement on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters with Belgium on Thursday ...

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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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