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Canary Islands eruption destroys 100 homes, 5500 forced to flee

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands: Lava flowing from the first volcanic eruption in 50 years on Spain's Canary Islands destroyed some ...


Netflix seeks to lure Kenyan customers with free plan

NAIROBI, Kenya: Netflix is offering viewers in Kenya a no-charge option, with one-fourth of the content platform's television shows and ...


Red Hot Chili Peppers announce 2022 world tour

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): American rock band The Red Hot Chili Peppers will be embarking on their first world ...


Lavrov Says Mali Asked Private Russian Military Firm For Help

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the military junta in Mali has turned to 'private Russian companies' for help in ...


IPL 2021: R Ashwin bags 250th T20 wicket

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 25 (ANI): India's ace spinner R Ashwin bagged his 250th T20 wicket on Saturday while playing ...


French armed forces confirm one soldier killed in clashes

Moscow [Russia], September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): French Chief of Defense Staff Thierry Burkhard has confirmed media reports that one French soldier ...


Abdullah urges Centre to initiate dialogue with Taliban

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): Urging India to initiate dialogue with the Taliban, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on ...


What does Taliban rule mean for the region and the West?

Kabul [Afghanistan] September 25 (ANI): Taliban can rule Afghanistan, but they can never govern it," said Massoud Hossaini, a Pulitzer ...


MLB roundup: Cardinals tie team mark with 14th straight win

Tyler O'Neill and Lars Nootbaar drove in three runs apiece to lead visiting St. Louis past the Chicago Cubs 12-4 ...


Slumping A's finally bust out in 14-2 blowout of Astros

Pinch hitter Chad Pinder broke open a tight game with a seventh-inning grand slam Friday night as the Oakland Athletics ...


IPL 2021: Dhoni's men beat Kohli's boys by six wickets

Sharjah [UAE], September 24 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) middle-order delivered after Ruturaj Gaikwad and Faf du Plessis provided a ...


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Americans monitoring outbreak of swine flu in Haiti

WASHINGTON D.C.: The World Organization for Animal Health said the first outbreak of the African swine fever, a fatal pig ...

US Covid deaths now match number of fatalities in 1918 flu pandemic

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic, numbering some 675,000.However, the 1918 ...

Senators want U.S. to prosecute unruly air passengers

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Monday, Attorney-General Merrick Garland was urged by two senior U.S. Senate Democrats to investigate and prosecute unruly ...

Australian submarines: An arms deal or military pact?

On September 15, 2021, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the formation ...

Guatemala Attorney General added to U.S. corruption list

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a move that highlighted the Biden administration's frustration, the U.S. this week added Guatemala Attorney-General Consuelo Porras ...

Canary Islands eruption destroys 100 homes, 5500 forced to flee

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands: Lava flowing from the first volcanic eruption in 50 years on Spain's Canary Islands destroyed some ...

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Uncut diamond, at 1,175-carats, is third largest in world

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Lucara Diamond mining company and manufacturer HB Antwerp have put on display a 1,175-carat ...

Netflix seeks to lure Kenyan customers with free plan

NAIROBI, Kenya: Netflix is offering viewers in Kenya a no-charge option, with one-fourth of the content platform's television shows and ...

Lavrov Says Mali Asked Private Russian Military Firm For Help

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the military junta in Mali has turned to 'private Russian companies' for help in ...

IPL 2021: R Ashwin bags 250th T20 wicket

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 25 (ANI): India's ace spinner R Ashwin bagged his 250th T20 wicket on Saturday while playing ...

Mapping the contours of Jihadist groups in the Sahel

The Sahel region, an area covering 3 million sq km, has been a hotbed of Islamic Jihadi groups in recent ...

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Uncut diamond, at 1,175-carats, is third largest in world

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Lucara Diamond mining company and manufacturer HB Antwerp have put on display a 1,175-carat ...


U.S. questions Zoom proposed purchase of Five9 call center

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department is probing Zoom, the videoconferencing company, following its $14.7 billion deal for cloud call ...


FedEx 3rd quarter costs rise to $450 million due to labor market

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: Federal Express confirmed on September 21 that its third-quarter expenses had jumped to $450 million as it was ...


Little movement on U.S. stock markets, dollar moves higher

NEW YORK, New York - After two days of rallying Wall Street settled down on Friday with moves in either ...


Waymo adds San Francisco to cities testing self-driving vehicles

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Waymo has begun offering rides in its all-electric self-driving Jaguar I-PACE sport utility vehicles to a pre-determined ...


Evergrande fails to pay interest on bond, stocks in Asia fall

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Asia were mixed on Friday as China Evergrande failed to pay $83.5 million interest ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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