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Lebanese government rejects need for external investigation of blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The leader of the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah has made a televised address to the nation calling ...

Sudan's political change gives hope for young women and girls. Here's why

Sudan's transitional government recently announced a nationwide ban on female genital mutilation. A 2014 survey backed by the United Nations ...

'We don't worry': IPL's Chennai expect Dhoni to play past 40

Indian Premier League (IPL) favourites Chennai Super Kings expect former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep playing past his ...

Beirut port resumes partial operations a week after horror blast

The government, long accused of endemic corruption, resigned on Monday but will remain in a caretaker position until a new ...

Magnitude of Beirut Blast Demands Costly Response

GENEVA - The United Nations is preparing an appeal to cover the enormous emergency and acute humanitarian needs of hundreds ...

Movie theaters are on life support - how will the film industry adapt?

Since the start of the pandemic, the film industry has been in free fall.As deaths have continued to climb, so ...

Rangers seek to shut down Mariners again

It's an open and shut case. When the Texas Rangers rolled open the roof of their new Globe Life Field ...

Sindh will not have surplus gas from 2021 onwards

Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 12 (ANI): Pakistan Minister for Energy Omar Ayub Khan acceptance that Sindh will not have surplus gas ...

Blue Jays look to sweep Marlins in first home series

The Toronto Blue Jays have a chance to sweep their two-game set against the visiting Miami Marlins Wednesday night in ...

FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers postponed to 2021

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- The qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup ...

Asia's FIFA World Cup qualifying matches postponed until 2021

Zurich [Switzerland], Aug 12 (ANI): FIFA on Wednesday announced that it has decided, along with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), ...

MLB roundup: Orioles edge Phils on inside-the-park homer

Austin Hays hit an inside-the-park homer to lead off the 10th inning, lifting the visiting Baltimore Orioles to a 10-9 ...

No loan, oil supply for Pakistan, says Saudi Arabia

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Aug 12 (ANI): With Saudi Arabia ending loan and oil supply to Pakistan, the decade-long friendship between ...

Judge blasts ninth homer as Yankees top Braves

Aaron Judge hit his major league-leading ninth homer, Luke Voit hit a three-run homer and the New York Yankees recorded ...

Defending champion Blues brace for Canucks

The St. Louis Blues will begin their Stanley Cup title defense against the Vancouver Canucks when their first-round playoff series ...

Egypt Allows Gazans to Leave Strip for First Time in Months

RAFAH, GAZA STRIP - Egypt on Tuesday reopened Gaza's main passenger crossing point for the first time in months for ...

Golf Glance: Final shot to qualify for FedEx Cup playoffs

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

Lebanon's Government Has Quit, Protesters Have Not

BEIRUT - A keffiyeh on her head and the Lebanese flag in her hand, Cerine Bader was out on the ...

What we know about the FIRST registered COVID-19 vaccine in the world

Science & Tech Aug 11 2020 Victoria Ryabikova Photo merely illustrative of the vaccine against COVID-19, made in RussiaKeystone Press ...

Eagles activate T Johnson from reserve/COVID-19 list

Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list and cleared to return to practice, the team ...

Britain, France Work Together to Stop English Channel Immigration

British immigration minister Chris Philp said Tuesday he is working with his counterpart in France to finalize a new plan ...

Lebanese Commemorate Victims of Beirut Blast

Church bells rang and mosques called the faithful to prayer Tuesday as a broken Beirut marked one week since the ...

UAE reports 262 new COVID-19 cases, 62,966 in total

DUBAI, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday announced 262 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total ...

Lanka Premier League postponed to mid-November

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug 11 (ANI): The Lanka Premier League (LPL) has been postponed until at least mid-November. The decision ...

IPL 2020: CSK to leave for UAE on August 21, base camp to be Dubai

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will leave for UAE on August 21 for ...

In Sending Aid, Arab Nations Bypass Lebanon's Politicians

AMMAN, JORDAN - Arab nations are offering Lebanon financial and in-kind support following the destruction of Beirut's commercial center, businesses, ...

Roadside bomb hits US-led coalition trucks near Iraq's Baghdad

Baghdad [Iraq], August 11 (ANI/Xinhua): A roadside bomb struck a convoy of trucks belonging to the US-led coalition forces near ...

Sri Lanka postpones cricket league over quarantine rules

Sri Lanka's cricket board Tuesday indefinitely postponed the new premier league tournament scheduled for later this month as health authorities ...

Egyptians vote for revived upper house of Parliament

Billboards promoting little-known candidates have popped up across the capital Cairo and other cities in recent weeks, and online videos ...

ITES Q1 net profit drops to Rs 60 crore on COVID-19 woes

New Delhi [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Government-owned RITES Ltd said on Tuesday its profit after tax dropped to Rs 60 ...

Gulf Arab Countries Back Extension Of UN Arms Embargo On Iran

The Gulf Cooperation Council has sent a letter to the United Nations endorsing an extension of an arms embargo on ...

NTF grants moratorium on repatriation of LSIs, ROFs to WV HUCs

ILOILO CITY, Aug. 11 (PIA) - - The National Task Force against COVID-19 has granted the request of the highly-urbanized ...

COVID-19 vaccine out in Russia, Putin's daughter gets a shot

Moscow [Russia], August 11 (ANI): Shortly after announcing the first COVID-19 vaccine, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said that ...

Egypt moves 'dangerous materials' from airports after Beirut blast

Egypt's civil aviation ministry said that after Lebanon's massive explosion last week it was moving "dangerous materials" held at airports ...

Aurora pledges $200,000 for Beirut disaster relief

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Co-Founders of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative Noubar Afeyan, Vartan Gregorian and Ruben Vardanyan, and the Chair of ...

Karabakh says ready to host Lebanese Armenians

PanARMENIAN.Net - Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) President Arayik Harutyunyan has said his country is ready to host Lebanon-Armenians who would like ...

Indian nationals carrying valid visa can now travel to UAE

Abu Dhabi [UAE], Aug 11 (ANI): Indian Ambassador to UAE Pavan Kapoor said that Indian nationals carrying any type of ...

Koepka, Spieth, Rose paired at Wyndham Championship

The PGA Tour announced the four featured groups for the Wyndham Championship on Monday, setting the stage for the final ...

Lebanon government resigns days after Beirut explosion

Beirut [Lebanon], Aug 11 (ANI/Sputnik): Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Monday announced the resignation of the government in the ...

Lebanon govt resigns amid outrage over Beirut blast

Diab made the announcement after the cabinet, formed in January with the backing of the powerful Iranian-backed Hezbollah group and ...

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Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...

Lebanese government rejects need for external investigation of blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The leader of the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah has made a televised address to the nation calling ...

Sudan's political change gives hope for young women and girls. Here's why

Sudan's transitional government recently announced a nationwide ban on female genital mutilation. A 2014 survey backed by the United Nations ...

'We don't worry': IPL's Chennai expect Dhoni to play past 40

Indian Premier League (IPL) favourites Chennai Super Kings expect former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep playing past his ...

Beirut port resumes partial operations a week after horror blast

The government, long accused of endemic corruption, resigned on Monday but will remain in a caretaker position until a new ...

Magnitude of Beirut Blast Demands Costly Response

GENEVA - The United Nations is preparing an appeal to cover the enormous emergency and acute humanitarian needs of hundreds ...

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