Tue, 18 May 2021

As Covid crisis lessens, face masks no longer needed at federal parks

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this week that hundreds of millions of visitors to ...

Palestinians bearing brunt of hostilities, Israel gets foreign backing

GAZA, Palestinian territories - The death toll in Gaza and Israel since hostilities surged on Monday of last week, has ...

Irish health department hit with ransomware attack

DUBLIN, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Ireland's Department of Health has been under a ransomware attack similar to that recently launched ...

U.S. to boost manufacturing of chips to lessen Chinese influence

WASHINGTON D.C.: In response to the shortage of semiconductor chips, which has temporarily closed some U.S. auto plants, news reports ...

Polish bars celebrate reopening after end of Covid restrictions

WARSAW, Poland: Poles celebrated on the weekend as restaurants and bars opened outdoor dining for the first time in over ...

Taiwan tightens Covid restrictions after infections increase

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Following reports of 180 new Covid infections on May 14, Taiwan tightened restrictions in Taipei and the surrounding ...

South American countries seek to lay Internet cable to Asia

BRASILIA, Brazil: Brazil plans to join a Chile-led project to lay a fiber optic cable connecting South America and Asia, ...

Amazon court win defeats EU drive to tax corporations

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In a setback to competition chief Margrethe Vestager's campaign against preferential deals, Amazon won its fight against an ...

Masks can be removed for vaccinated Americans, says CDC

ATLANTA, Georgia: Americans will no longer need to wear face masks if they are fully vaccinated, the U.S. Centers for ...

Israeli police attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque blamed for violence outbreak

JERUSALEM - Twenty-seven days before the first rocket was fired from Gaza this week, a squad of Israeli police officers ...

Following cyber attack on pipeline, Biden acts to stop online hacking

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity defenses.This follows recent high-profile incidents that ...

Online out-of-state purchases to now be taxed in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri: The legislature passed bills on May 12 to require out-of-state online stores to collect sales taxes on ...

Dates confirmed for Cape Town's hosting of Rugby World Cup Sevens

The dates for the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 have been announced.Cape Town Stadium will play host to 24 men's ...

Iran is planning an oil export boost once US lifts sanctions

Iran is preparing to boost production and exports of crude oil as talks on the nuclear deal with the United ...

Parts of Greenland may be on the verge of tipping: Study

Berlin [Germany], May 18 (ANI): Scientists at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) have detected new early-warning signs ...

'The Me You Can't See' trailer

Washington [US], May 18 (ANI): Prince Harry and Oprah Winfrey dropped the trailer of their much-anticipated documentary series 'The Me ...

Pre-schools are key to bridge toddlers learning gap

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI/Mediawire): Numerous scientific studies over the years have concluded that a child's first five years ...

'Hausla High Rakh' by RED FM to promote hope

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI/NewsVoir): 93.5 RED FM, India's leading private radio and entertainment network today announced the campaign, ...

Durgesh Dhaker becoming well-known name in Digital Marketin

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI/ThePRTree): Durgesh Dharker is a 26-year-old man from Rajasthan, but he is more known for ...

Uzbekistan emerging as preferred cotton supplier

Beijing [China], May 18 (ANI): Despite ranking second globally in cotton production, China has come under immense international pressure, with ...

COVID-19: Veda Krishnamurthy thanks Jay Shah, BCCI

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): India women's all-rounder Veda Krishnamurthy on Monday thanked the Board of Control for Cricket ...

Interview: China's top epidemiologist urges int'l effort against pandemic

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 18 (Xinhua) -- China's top epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan has called for global solidarity and ...

Jason Evans wins gold at SA National Bowls Championship

Decorated Proteas bowler Jason Evans delivered a thrilling final bowl of the 2021 National Men's Championship in Cape Town.Evans, who ...

Advince LLP - a multi-disciplinary platform

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI/SRV Media): Introducing Advince, a one-stop platform for all financial, accounting, auditing, taxation, and advisory ...

Pak denies presence of B.1.617 variant of COVID-19

Peshawar [Pakistan], May 18 (ANI): Pakistan has officially denied that the B.1.617 variant of the coronavirus has entered the country, ...

Imperial kiln museum opens in China's porcelain capital

© Provided by Xinhua NANCHANG, May 18 (Xinhua) -- An imperial kiln museum was opened to the public on a ...

US investigates second suspected case of mystery 'syndrome'

Washington DC [US], May 18 (ANI): The United States has ramped up its efforts to identify the cause of "anomalous ...

Vedanta Aluminium announces COVID Kavach Term Insurance

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI/NewsVoir): Vedanta AluminiumPower Business, India's largest producer of aluminium and value-added aluminium products, has on ...

EU temporarily suspends tariffs on US exports

Brussels [Belgium], May 18 (ANI): The European Union (EU) and the United States have announced the start of discussions to ...

China eyes more military bases in Africa

Beijing [China], May 18 (ANI): China's growing military and security partnerships with African countries pose new challenges to the United ...

Xinhua Photo Daily | May 18, 2021

BEIJING, May 18 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Dheeraj talks about AFC Champions League

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): It was only around two months ago that 20-year-old goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem was ...

IEA calls for viable pathway to produce energy

Paris [France], May 18 (ANI): The world has a viable pathway to building a global energy sector with net-zero emissions ...

England great Broad warns against 'cheap' Test caps

Stuart Broad has warned against Test caps being given out "free and cheap" as a result of England's controversial rest ...

SA data demand helps to boost Vodacom income to almost R100bn

On Tuesday, Vodacom reported an 8% increase in its group revenue, which rose to R98.3 billion for the year to ...

Gurinder Singh talks about recent success in hockey

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 18 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team defender Gurinder Singh, who has played 58 matches for ...

Delhi HC issue notice to Centre, Delhi govt

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre and Delhi government ...

Investors seek citizenship by Investment Plan B

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI/Mediawire): Unless renewed by Congress, the US Immigrant Investor Program, known as the EB-5 visa ...

Learn how to generate high-quality leads

New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI/SRV Media): Mehak Suri, a B2B Lead Conversion Specialist is on a mission to help ...

Uttarakhand Congress asks why vaccine exported abroad

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], May 18 (ANI): Amid COVID-19 vaccine shortage reported from different parts of the country, Uttarakhand Congress has ...

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770 barges backed up on Mississippi River due to damaged bridge

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: Some 770 barges on the lower Mississippi River have backed up due to a damaged bridge near Memphis, ...

Following cyber attack on pipeline, Biden acts to stop online hacking

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity defenses.This follows recent high-profile incidents that ...

Tigers activate C Wilson Ramos off IL

The Detroit Tigers activated catcher Wilson Ramos from the 10-day injured list prior to Monday night's game against the host ...

Congressman Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking Charges

ORLANDO, FLA. - A Florida politician who emerged as a central figure in the Justice Department's sex trafficking investigation into ...

Panthers look to bounce back against Lightning in Game 2

The Tampa Bay Lightning lost out on having home-ice advantage in the first round by losing their final two regular ...

Albert Pujols, Dodgers finalize one-year contract

Slugger Albert Pujols signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the team announced Monday. Right-hander Tony Gonsolin was ...

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