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

Antonio Marcos Diniz was only 13 years old when his family was forced to leave their home near Brazil's Atlantic ...

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'

A celebration of 2020? Many might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to what has ...

Investigation in U.S. mounted into bribery for pardons claims

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a potential crime involving bribery and presidential pardons, according to court documents unsealed ...

Grillo surges to second-round lead at Mayakoba Classic

Emiliano Grillo had little to say after turning in a glittering second round Friday during the Mayakoba Golf Classic at ...

COVID-19 cases in Brazil surpass 6.5 million-mark

Brasilia [Brazil], December 5 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 46,884 to 6,533,968 within ...

Virtus.pro secure top seed in Epic League Division 1

Virtus.pro clinched the top seed for the Epic League Division 1 playoffs with a win in its final match of ...

UK, EU trade talks put on hold

London [UK], December 5 (ANI/Xinhua): After one week of intense trade negotiations in London, the chief negotiators from Britain and ...

UN chief lauds Kuwait's efforts to defuse tension

New York [US], December 5 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday lauded Kuwait's mediation efforts to defuse tension between ...

Almost all COVID patients develop immune response: WHO

Geneva [Switzerland], December 5 (ANI): Almost 100 per cent of COVID-19 patients develop antibodies no matter the course of the ...

Women's Voices Missing From News, Study Finds

NEW YORK -  A new study into the representation of women in media says news organizations should do more to ...

1st meet of SLOC held for celebration of Goa's liberation

Panaji (Goa) [India], December 5 (ANI): The first meeting of the state-level organizing committee for the celebration of 60th year ...

PUBG entertainer Sc0ut and Fnatic part ways

Professional PUBG mobile player and entertainer Tanmay "Sc0ut" Singh has left Fnatic after a little more than a year with ...

US Imposes Visas Restrictions on More Chinese Citizens

WASHINGTON - The State Department said Friday that the U.S. would impose visa restrictions on Chinese citizens engaged in overseas ...

China poses greatest threat to US, says Senators Rubio

Washington DC [US], December 5 (ANI): US Senators Marco Rubio and Mark Warner on Friday reiterated the remarks made by ...

Venezuela's Maduro Seeks to Tighten His Grip Via Election

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - With the political opponents of President Nicolas Maduro boycotting Sunday's election for the National Assembly, his socialist ...

Febiven reunites with Fnatic via Fnatic Rising

Fabian "Febiven" Diepstraten, a familiar name for League of Legends fans, will be the starting mid laner for Fnatic Rising, ...

Watchdog condemns incarceration of HK media tycoon

Brussels [Belgium], December 5 (ANI): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on Friday condemned the arrest and imprisonment of Hong ...

Syrian Constitutional Talks Marked by Differences, Tensions

GENEVA - A week of U.N.-sponsored Syrian peace talks have been marked by strong differences between government and opposition delegates ...

Tedros says govt decisions will determine course of pandemi

Geneva [Switzerland], December 5 (ANI/Sputnik): World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday that decisions made by ...

Alex Thomson lands in Cape Town as Simon quits Vendee Globe

British skipper Alex Thomson officially retired from the solo round-the-world Vendee Globe race when he stepped ashore in Cape Town ...

UK says Brexit talks 'are at a difficult point'

UK says Brexit talks with the EU have reached a "difficult" moment "Time is in very short supply. We are ...

Top US Diplomat Says Iran Desperate to Negotiate Ending Sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that Iran was "desperately" suggesting it is eager to resume negotiations to ...

DAMWON add PoohManDu, Ares

DAMWON Gaming added Jeong-hyeon "PoohManDu" Lee and Min-kwon "Ares" Kim to the staff of head coach Jeong-gyun "kk0ma" Kim ahead ...

Semifinal pairings set at DreamHack Winter EU

Four teams advanced to the semifinals and four were sent packing on Friday at the $150,000 DreamHack Masters Winter 2020: ...

Top 9 Soviet children's classics that are still popular today

What is it that makes a children's book get read over and over again, like a prayer shared for generations? ...

Diamond League reinstates 5 disciplines discarded this season

World Athletics said on Friday the five disciplines controversially omitted from the Diamond League meetings this year, including the 200 ...

Brexit is an opportunity to stop Britons smoking

While the daily death toll of COVID-19 understandably dominates health news, smoking remains the leading cause of preventable death in ...

Christmas markets: their long history and changing future

Wooden huts with twinkling fairy lights, festive hubbub, and the aromas of roasted chestnuts and glühwein - this picture-postcard setting ...

Experts discuss biotech crops as a greener solution

LOS BAnOS, Laguna, Dec 5 (PIA) --A UK-based agricultural economist and scientists from the University of the Philippines Los Banos ...

DBP welcomes newly-appointed officials

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Dec 5 (PIA) --State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) welcomes two new members of its Board ...

UN Rights Chief Condemns Deteriorating Human Rights in Belarus

GENEVA - U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michele Bachelet condemned gross violations of human rights in Belarus on Friday, ...

Responsibility of post COVID world huge: PM to IIT alumni

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked the IIT alumni across the world to ...

U.S. Withdraws Some Staff From Embassy In Iraq Amid Iran Tensions

The United States is partially withdrawing some staff from its embassy in Baghdad as tensions with Iran and Iraqi militia ...

Koeman says Messi and money talk at Barcelona 'do not help'

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman on Friday expressed his irritation with interim president Carles Tusquets who the day before said the ...

Eddie Jones warns England's experience 'no advantage' over France

Head coach Eddie Jones has warned England's colossal superiority in experience will count for little when they face a novice ...

Wolves boss Nuno was 'afraid' for Jimenez after head clash

Wolves coach Nuno Espirito Santo said on Friday he was scared for Raul Jimenez after the striker suffered a fractured ...

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U.S. stocks climb despite slowing jobs growth

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the rise on Friday, despite disappointing jobs data which showed the ...

Irish economy grew in third quarter at fastest rate ever

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland's Central Statistics Office on Friday released the Quarterly National Accounts for the third quarter of 2020, ...

Latest U.S. job figures show hiring is slowing

The United States added 245,000 jobs in November, the fewest since April and the latest sign that hiring has slowed ...

Stocks in Asia continue on path to nowhere, dollar losses consolidate

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued to meander on Friday, while demand for the U.S. dollar continued to ...

Brazilian economy recovering fast after two negative quarters

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, (Xinhua) -- Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said Thursday that the country's economy is going through ...

Weekly U.S. jobless claims dropped by more than 10 percent last week

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. unemployment benefit claims fell last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, even as the surging number ...

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