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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 ...

Vice Admiral launches comic chronicling maritime heritage

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): A comic book series chronicling India's maritime heritage was launched by Navy Vice Chief ...

Former judge Arshad Malik dies from COVID-19

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 4 (ANI): Former accountability judge Arshad Malik has passed away in Islamabad after contracting COVID-19, his family ...

Uzbekistan: The red pilgrimage to Mecca

It is still treated as an honor to greet Amirsaid Usmankhodjayev when he ambles through Tashkent's old Zhangokh neighborhood.Usmankhodjayev, 73, ...

City gov't to purchase 20 Japanese bikes for cops

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 4 (PIA) - The Iloilo City Government will purchase 20 Japanese bikes that will be provided to ...

In a pandemic winter, Christmas is simply not that important

Christmas is coming, and as the old rhyme goes, the goose is getting fat and we are urged to put ...

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas advises Tube Investments

Mumbai (Maharashtra)/New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI/NewsVoir): Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) acted as legal counsel to Tube Investments of India ...

Gadkari inaugurates major NH projects in Nagaland

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday inaugurated a major National Highway project in Nagaland ...

American firm Lockheed Martin shares first picture of MH-60

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): On the occasion of Navy Day, American firm Lockheed Martin on Friday shared the ...

Army, Navy, Air Force Chiefs pay homage at War Memorial

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Indian Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh along with Army Chief General MM Naravane and ...

Navy chief's message on Navy Day

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): On the occasion of Navy Day, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh ...

4 soldiers in NegOr get gold cross medals

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Dec. 3 (PIA) -- Commanding General of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command Lt. Gen. Roberto ...

Sensex breaches 45,000 mark

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 4 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed 1 per cent higher on Friday as the Reserve Bank ...

Philippines logs 934 COVID-19 cases

Manila [Philippines], December 4 (ANI/Xinhua): The Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines on Friday reported 934 new confirmed cases ...

Coronavirus watch updates, Dec. 4

Refrigerated trailers storing bodies of COVID-19 victims are seen at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal in Brooklyn, New York, the ...

J-K: DDC election candidate shot at during third phase

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 4 (ANI): A candidate was shot at during the third phase of the District ...

Amid China border conflict, IAF testfires 10 Akash missiles

By Ajit K DubeyNew Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Amid threat from the Chinese Air Force on the Line of ...

West Indies win Martin-Jenkins 'spirit of cricket' award

Cricket West Indies has won the 2020 'Christopher Martin-Jenkins Spirit of Cricket Award' in recognition of its decision to send ...

Markram v Malan ... who should be backed for Test opening slot?

The Proteas will play two Test matches against Sri Lanka over December and January. Aiden Markram has returned to form ...

Expectant father Williamson non-committal over NZ Test availability

New Zealand batting maestro Kane Williamson was non-committal Friday about his availability for the Black Caps' remaining Tests this month ...

'One of the best' - NZ's Williamson cracks career-high Test score

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson hit the highest Test score of his career on Friday with a majestic 251 as ...

Tokyo's Nikkei closes lower over virus worries

Tokyo's key Nikkei index closed lower Friday, pushed down by worries over coronavirus vaccine distribution, as investors awaited a press ...

Asian markets mixed as virus cases cloud vaccine optimism

Investors pushed Asian markets higher Friday on continued optimism over vaccines and on signs of progress on a new US ...

Bangladesh Begins Relocating Rohingya Refugees to Remote Island

The Bangladesh government has begun sending some Rohingya refugees to the controversial Bhasan Char island, despite calls from human rights ...

Williamson's Test-best double ton sets West Indies huge target

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson hit the highest Test score of his career on Friday with a majestic 251 as ...

Bangladesh Minister warns people against creating unrest

Dhaka [Bangladesh], December 4 (ANI): Amid the difference of opinion in Bangladesh over the construction of the Father of the ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Dec. 4)

BEIJING, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Buddhist Prayer Ceremony Held in Cambodia for Missing Thai Activist

PHNOM PENH - The sister of a Thai pro-democracy activist who rights groups say was abducted by unknown gunmen in ...

US Ambassador to India extends greetings on Navy Day

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster has extended greetings to the Indian Navy on ...

'Pakistan's atrocities during 1971 war can't be forgotten'

Dhaka [Bangladesh], December 4 (ANI): Pakistan's atrocities during the war of Independence in 1971 are "unshakable memories" for Bangladesh, said ...

Equity indices trade higher on Friday morning

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 4 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded higher during early hours on Friday as the Reserve Bank ...

PM, Defence Minister extend greetings on Navy Day

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday extended greetings to ...

Blow for Pak as NZ Health Ministry refuses permission

Christchurch [New Zealand], December 4 (ANI): In a major blow to the Pakistan cricket team, the New Zealand Health Ministry ...

Roundup: Hyundai defeats Shenhua, Guoan advances in AFC Champions League

Choi Kang-Hee (R), head coach of Shanghai Shenhua FC, and player Feng Xiaoting attend the press conference ahead of the ...

President Duterte welcomes seven new ambassadors

QUEZON CITY, Dec 3 (PIA) -Seven newly designated ambassadors to the Philippines presented their credentials to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte ...

Indian javelin throwers to begin training camp for Olympics

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], December 3 (ANI): The team of elite javelin throwers including Neeraj Chopra, Shivpal Singh and Annu Rani ...

General Naravane to visit UAE, Saudi Arabia

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Indian Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane is scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia and ...

Data dampens European stocks, helps Wall Street

Europe's equity markets slipped Thursday on survey data indicating the region's economy continued to be battered by coronavirus fallout, while ...

India U-17 girls 'motivated and encouraged'

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): In an interaction with the India U-17 women's national team on Tuesday, All India ...

EU Commission refuses to lift ban on Pakistan

Karachi [Pakistan], December 3 (ANI): The European Union Commission on Wednesday refused to lift the ban on allowing Pakistani flights ...

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U.S.-Brazil military base ponders eviction of 800 families

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United States in bid to beef up relationships in Western Hemisphere

WASHINGTON, DC - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller has stressed the need to strengthen partnerships in the Western ...

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'

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