Tue, 22 Sep 2020

Sydney man held in maximum security prison in Egypt over Facebook post

CAIRO, Egypt - A Sydney man is imprisoned in a maximum security prison in Tora, Egypt for liking a Facebook ...

France, Germany and Britain label U.S. actions on Iran treaty unlawful

TEHRAN, Iran - The Iranian government has called on the international community to come together and shun the United States, ...

Tadej Pogacar is second youngest winner of Tour de France

PARIS, France - In a stunning performance for the ages, Tour de France rookie Tadej Pogacar won cycling's showpiece race ...

Shanghai to play increasingly important role as financial center

NEW YORK, New York, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai is expected to play an increasingly important role as a financial ...

Gulf opposition fails to deter United States cementing ties with Qatar

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States continues to court it's host country in the Arabian Gulf, despite Qatar being out ...

Dublin lockdown due to very real risk of widespread Covid transmission

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government has taken drastic action to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease Covid-19 in ...

More than 100 million Americans to lose use of WeChat, TikTok apps

The Trump administration issued a sweeping ban Friday that will begin barring downloads and use of the Chinese-owned mobile apps ...

Trump to nominate third justice following Ginsburg's death

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has been regarded as an iconic champion of women's ...

Pogacar slays Jumbo's Goliath to rise above the Tour doubters

As Tadej Pogacar celebrated his 22nd birthday on Monday, a day after becoming the youngest winner of the Tour de ...

Has the skin lightener industry learned from Black Lives Matter?

Black Lives Matter activism has jolted the skin lightener industry. In June, manufacturers of skin lighteners joined other corporations in ...

COVID-19 and HIV: so far it seems the outcome is not what was feared

Based on official figures - which may be somewhat under reported - COVID-19 has not been as devastating in South ...

US-China fight over fishing is really about world domination

China's aggressive, sometimes illegal fishing practices are the latest source of conflict with the United States.China has the world's largest ...

Will Chrystia Freeland lead a feminist post-coronavirus recovery?

With Chrystia Freeland now holding the reins of the ministry of finance and Canada's post-pandemic recovery plan, it's time to ...

Djokovic wins record-breaking title in Rome

Novak Djokovic captured his record-breaking 36th Masters 1000 title on Monday with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Diego Schwartzman in ...

DeChambeau No. 5 in world, No. 2 in Ryder Cup points

Bryson DeChambeau climbed to No. 5 in the official world golf rankings and No. 2 in the points race for ...

Wawrinka splits from coach Magnus Norman

Stan Wawrinka announced on Monday that he was separating from his coach Magnus Norman "by mutual consent", putting an end ...

African players in Europe: Mane, Zaha two-goal stars

SenegaleseSADIO MANE (Liverpool)The Senegal forward tormented Chelsea as he triggered Andreas Christensen's red card and then scored twice in the ...

Rakitic bids farewell to Croatia squad

Croatia international Ivan Rakitic on Monday bid farewell to the national team with whom he reached the final at the ...

Dele Alli must earn his place at Spurs or risk exit

One of Jose Mourinho's top priorities when he became Tottenham boss was to bring back the "real Dele Alli". But ...

Thiago Silva sets sights on Premier League glory with Chelsea

Thiago Silva has set his sights on winning the Premier League title with Chelsea, insisting he does not lack motivation ...

General Conference: Day 1 Highlights

At the start of the plenary session on the first day of the IAEA's 64th General Conference, Azzeddine Farhane of ...

Report Warns COVID-19 Pushing World's Poorest Into Downward Spiral

GENEVA - New research by the Norwegian Refugee Council finds the economic impact of COVID-19 is pushing refugees and displaced ...

Ethiopian Opposition Leader Appears in Court on Terror Charges

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopian opposition leader Jawar Mohammed and 22 others appeared in court Monday to face charges of terrorism ...

US Challenges Injunction Against WeChat App Store Bans

The U.S. Commerce Department said Monday it is challenging a federal judge's injunction against its order that Apple and Google ...

IPL 13: Padikkal, de Villiers guide RCB to 163/5 against SRH

Dubai [UAE], September 21 (ANI): Devdutt Padikkal and AB de Villiers played knocks of 56 and 51 respectively as Royal ...

German health minister to upgrade COVID-19 strategy: report

Passengers wearing face masks are seen at the main train station in Frankfurt, Germany, on Aug. 29, 2020. (Photo by ...

Dynamo transfer F Elis to Portugal's Boavista

The Houston Dynamo announced the transfer of forward Alberth Elis to Portugal's Boavista on Monday. The 24-year-old Honduran has been ...

Researchers find faster,more reliable method to categorise olive oil

Washington [US], September 21 (ANI): While the classification of olive oils into the categories of extra virgin (EVOO), virgin (VOO) ...

ISL: ATK Mohun Bagan FC sign Bradden Inman from Brisbane Roar

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 21 (ANI): ATK Mohun Bagan FC have signed Australian midfielder Bradden Inman from A-league side ...

Password education should be age-appropriate: here's how

Children are increasingly being exposed to, and using, technology from a very young age. This has never been more true ...

Mayflower 400: how society feared and ridiculed puritans

England in the 17th century was what's known as a "confessional state" - everyone was supposed to practice religion in ...

How periods and the pill affect athletic performance

The menstrual cycle, the pill and their potential impact on sporting performance have long been considered a taboo subject. Yet ...

OnePlus 8T launch event set for October 14

Washington [US], September 21 (ANI): OnePlus will announce its next flagship phone, the OnePlus 8T, on October 14 at an ...

LIVE: UN75 looks forward to 'the future we want'

10:00Young people and the role of youth in reshaping the UN is a big part of the UN75 commemorations. Youth ...

FMCG brand Dr. Rhazes signs Sourav Ganguly as its brand ambassador

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 21 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Dr Rhazes, the leading personal care brand from Singapore has signed cricketing legend ...

EU Foreign Ministers Meet Belarus Opposition Leader

Foreign ministers of European Union member countries met with Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Brussels Monday, as they are ...

Few Visitors as India's Taj Mahal Reopens After Longest Shutdown

NEW DELHI - India's iconic 17th century Taj Mahal monument reopened Monday after its longest shutdown even as the country ...

Uttar Pradesh aims to become one trillion dollar economy: Adityanath

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 21 (ANI): In a bid to contribute to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aim to make ...

CARACAL International refocuses commitment

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 21 (ANI/NewsVoir): CARACAL, a world-renowned, UAE-based small arms manufacturer, today stressed in a statement "Its commitment ...

SU Hospital handles COVID positive pregnancies

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 21 (ANI/NewsVoir): Nothing is more reassuring for young couples than a safe delivery of their ...

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Has the skin lightener industry learned from Black Lives Matter?

Black Lives Matter activism has jolted the skin lightener industry. In June, manufacturers of skin lighteners joined other corporations in ...

COVID-19 and HIV: so far it seems the outcome is not what was feared

Based on official figures - which may be somewhat under reported - COVID-19 has not been as devastating in South ...

Tuesday's weather: Cool to cold conditions in store for most of SA

Cool to cold weather is expected in several parts of the country, while the west of the country will be ...

KZN man arrested for allegedly shooting two women in their heads

A KwaZulu-Natal man who allegedly killed two women by shooting them in their heads, has been arrested, police said on ...

Women's buying power reshaping SA property market

There has been a steady increase in women's buying power in the residential property market, according to data analysed by ...

Judge to rule on Andile Lungisa bail application on Friday

Convicted criminal and former ANC Youth League leader Andile Lungisa must wait until Friday to hear whether he will be ...

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