Wed, 23 Sep 2020

Frantic efforts to rescue whales trapped on sandbars off Australia

PanARMENIAN.Net - Rescuers were scrambling on Tuesday, September 22 to save 270 whales stranded off the coast of the Australian ...

Earth-sized planet discovered by scientists at Massachusetts institute

CAMBRIDGE, UK - Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), along with others, have discovered an Earth-sized "Pi Planet" ...

U.S. goes it alone on Iran sanctions, setting stage for showdown at UN

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States on Monday imposed new sanctions on individuals and entities involved in Iran's nuclear, missile ...

44,000 5G base stations now operationg in Beijing

BEIJING, China, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The number of 5G users in Beijing has hit 5.06 million following the city's ...

More U.S. military leaders voice concern about Trump re-election

Activism in the U.S. Presidential Election by senior military personnel, retired and serving, has reached an unprecedented level. Alan Austin ...

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 ...

IPL 13: Shubman Gill is KKR's best batsman, says Scott Styris

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 23 (ANI): Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris heaped praise on Shubman Gill and said that ...

DENR, provincial gov't sign MOPA for foreshore management

VIGAN CITY, Sept. 23 (PIA) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Regional Office I, represented by Regional ...

September is World Suicide Awareness Month

CEBU CITY, Sept. 20 (PIA) -- To prevent the rising cases of suicide in the Philippines, the Department of Health ...

Sounds from around the Milky Way

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): The center of our Milky Way galaxy is too distant for us to visit in ...

New cargo flight route links Hangzhou, Tokyo

An artist works on the replica of Bakohan at his studio in Longquan, east China's Zhejiang Province, May 7, 2020. ...

Thiago Silva recalls TB fright ahead of Chelsea debut

As he prepares to make his debut for Chelsea, Thiago Silva has spoken of how his frightening battle with tuberculosis ...

Crisis-hit Qantas ends 30-year Wallabies sponsorship

Australian flag carrier Qantas announced it would no longer fund sports sponsorships on Wednesday, severing a 30-year association with the ...

IATA calls for systematic COVID-19 testing before departure

Geneva [Switzerland], September 23 (ANI): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for development and deployment of rapid, accurate, ...

Michael Hooper to keep Wallabies captaincy under coach Dave Rennie

Flanker Michael Hooper will remain Wallabies captain under new coach Dave Rennie, Rugby Australia said on Wednesday, ending speculation he ...

Dodgers down A's, wrap up 8th straight NL West title

Corey Seager had a home run among his three hits as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their eighth consecutive National ...

The impact of Covid-19 on conservation

The Covid-19 pandemic has devastated the global travel industry with the concomitant bankruptcies, restructurings and job losses. A less obvious ...

Rs 517 cr spent on PM Modi's visit to 58 countries since 2015: MEA

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): Since 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited 58 countries and Rs 517.82 crores ...

Military, police operatives capture alleged top NPA leaders in Negros

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Sept. 22 (PIA) -- Joint military and police operatives arrested two alleged top leaders of the Communist Party ...

China Releases Details on Its Own Unreliable Entity List

China's Ministry of Commerce has released long-awaited provisions on its "unreliable entity list," in a move seen as a countermeasure ...

LCS Summer Split viewership soars in 2020

While some scenes in esports have suffered from the pandemic, professional League of Legends viewership has managed to soar in ...

Security services find rockets, launchers of IS in western Iraq

Baghdad [Iraq], September 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The Iraqi security services have discovered five rockets and three launchers belonging to the Islamic ...

Major Powers Spotlight COVID-19 Response at UNGA

NEW YORK - As the U.N. General Assembly annual debate got under way Tuesday, combating and eliminating the coronavirus pandemic ...

China pushes Tibetan workers into military-style training centres

London [UK], September 22 (ANI): As the world continues to condemn China's ongoing human rights violation in Xinjiang, Beijing is ...

Pashtuns hold protest against Pak Army at UNHRC

Geneva [Switzerland], September 22 (ANI): Despite COVID-19 restrictions, Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) Europe organised a protest in front of UNHRC ...

The story of the Russian peasant that fathered 87 children

History Sept 23 2020 Victoria Ryabikova Public Domain Back in the 18th century, an ordinary Russian peasant set two world ...

US House approves bill to ban imports from China's Xinjiang

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): The US House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would effectively ban imports ...

S Korea seeks UN's support for declaring end to Korean War

New York [US], September 23 (ANI): South Korean President Moon Jae-in reiterated the need for declaring the end to the ...

Delhi Zoo to get male rhino soon, says Babul Supriyo

New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): On the occasion of World Rhino Day, Minister of State for Environment, Forest and ...

Vanderbilt facing uphill battle at No. 10 Texas AM

Expectations are high for Texas AM as the No. 10 Aggies host Vanderbilt in the season opener for both SEC ...

Europe won't compromise with US over Iran sanctions: Macron

New York [US], September 23 (ANI): European participants of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will not compromise with ...

Turkey again rakes up Kashmir issue at UNGA

By Reena BhardwajNew Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): In yet another attempt to raise the matter of Jammu and Kashmir ...

Time to say 'no to bullying, arrogance': Iran targets US in UNGA

New York [US], September 23 (ANI): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani used the killing of American African George Floyd under US ...

EU Summit Postponed After Council President Quarantined

A spokesman for European Council President Charles Michel says a summit of European Union leaders scheduled for Thursday and Friday ...

US Conservatives Find New Merit in Industrial Policy

WASHINGTON - For decades, American conservative politicians have championed the power of the free-market economic model to determine which companies ...

Former US Open winner Andreescu to miss rest of 2020

Last year's US Open champion Bianca Andreescu said Tuesday she will sit out the remainder of the season to focus ...

How and when will we know that a COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective?

With COVID-19 vaccines currently in the final phase of study, you've probably been wondering how the FDA will decide if ...

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Coprom: Long-term inflation expectations in Brazil remain anchored

BRASILIA, Brazil, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Central Bank of Brazil's Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) on Tuesday warned of short-term ...

U.S. stocks advance, Nasdaq jumps 185 points

NEW YORK, New York - Despite the official death toll from the coronavirus disease Covid-19 passing 200,000 on Tuesday, U.S. ...

Uzbekistan turns to its massive gold reserves for economic relief

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan is turning to its massive gold reserves to help fight its way out of an economic ...

Trump and Yoshihide Suga confer on Japan-U.S. security alliance

TOKYO, Japan - Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday discussed the importance of pursuing ...

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 ...

Property owners in Buffalo accused of exposing families to lead poison

BUFFALO, New York A number of companies and individuals renting homes to predominantly impoverished Black communities are being sued for ...

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