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India to tour SA for three Tests, three ODIS, T20Is to be played later: Jay Shah

By Vipul KashyapNew Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah ...


Amid Omicron scare, Karnataka Health Minister instructs medical colleges to make necessary preparations

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 4 (ANI): Amid concern over the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron' and possible third wave, Karnataka Health ...


Floods Cut Off Communities in South Sudan's Unity State

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN - Severe flooding has hit South Sudan's northern state of Unity, cutting off communities from accessing supplies ...


UN Renews Anti-Piracy Ships Off Somalia for Only 3 Months

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Friday to allow international naval forces to continue using all necessary ...


China-Africa cooperation powers up Africa's battle against poverty

© Provided by Xinhua CHANGSHA, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), ...


Omicron variant now confirmed in ten US states

Washington [US], December 4 (ANI/Sputnik): Cases of the coronavirus Omicron variant have been reported by health officials in five additional ...


Kerala: Man who returned from UK on Nov 21, tests COVID positive; sample sent for genome sequencing

Kozhikode (Kerala) [India], December 4 (ANI): Amid rising concerns regarding the Omicron variant of COVID-19, a traveller from the United ...


Omicron variant detected in 4 more US states, bringing total to 9

Washington [US], December 4 (ANI/Sputnik): Cases of the coronavirus Omicron variant have been reported by health officials in four additional ...


J-K: COVID negative international travellers from 'at risk' nations to quarantine for 7-days, retake test on day-8

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 4 (ANI): With the emergence of COVID-19 Omicron variant cases, Jammu and Kashmir government, ...


Omicron variant: Former Puducherry CM requests PM Modi to allow booster dose for fully vaccinated

Puducherry [India], December 4 (ANI): Former Chief Minister of Puducherry, V Narayanasamy has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow ...


Exiled Strongman Looms Large Over Gambia Elections

Gambian voters will head to the polls on Saturday in the first presidential election in 27 years that does not ...


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U.S. government writes off $2 billion in student loans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Earlier this month, the federal Education Department announced it is canceling another round of student loan payments, adding ...

Human Rights Watch: Taliban arrested, executed security forces

LONDON, England: The Taliban has executed dozens of members of the former government's security forces after the surrender of Afghanistan, ...

NATO chief: Countries should prepare for Russian incursion in Ukraine

RIGA, Latvia: Jens Stoltenberg, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, has warned that the American-led military alliance should be ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

Soldiers burn houses and barns, kill livestock in south of Kalay

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to the local residents, soldiers have torched roughly 20 houses and two barns in communities in ...

Sixty years after astronaut Alan Shepard, daughter to travel to space

KENT, Washington: Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft will launch on 9th December, its third piloted flight, with a crew of ...

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India to tour SA for three Tests, three ODIS, T20Is to be played later: Jay Shah

By Vipul KashyapNew Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah ...

Amid Omicron scare, Karnataka Health Minister instructs medical colleges to make necessary preparations

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 4 (ANI): Amid concern over the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron' and possible third wave, Karnataka Health ...

UN Renews Anti-Piracy Ships Off Somalia for Only 3 Months

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Friday to allow international naval forces to continue using all necessary ...

China-Africa cooperation powers up Africa's battle against poverty

© Provided by Xinhua CHANGSHA, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), ...

Kerala: Man who returned from UK on Nov 21, tests COVID positive; sample sent for genome sequencing

Kozhikode (Kerala) [India], December 4 (ANI): Amid rising concerns regarding the Omicron variant of COVID-19, a traveller from the United ...

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Wall Street finishes week lower on poor jobs report and Omicron fears

NEW YORK, New York - U.S, stocks had a volatile day on Friday before all the major indices finished in ...


Experts say Ireland economy still 'fragile,' retail sales remain flat

DUBLIN, Ireland: Industry officials have said that they do not expect large jumps in retail spending to be seen before ...


Nissan head warns that Omicron Covid variant could harm auto industry

YOKOHAMA, Japan: The Covid Omicron variant of COVID-19 could add pressure to a chronic shortage of microchips used in car ...


Asian stocks make good gains, U.S. dollar drifts higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Friday as investors and traders took emerging news about ...


Seaya, Cathay Innovation to fund Latin American startups

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: The venture capital firms, Spain's Seaya Ventures and France's Cathay Innovation, have established a joint fund aimed ...


U.S. stocks back on the rise Nasdaq climbs 123 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks roared back to life Thursday shrugging off concerns about the new Covid variant ...


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