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PM Modi asks EU to support TRIPS waiver

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], May 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked EU leaders to support the ...


SA condemns attack on Palestinian worshipers at al-Aqsa Mosque

The South African government has condemned the attack on Palestinian worshipers at the al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli soldiers.The BBC reported ...


Clinical Sharks outclass Lions in Rainbow Cup to make it two from two

The Sharks made it two from two after beating the Lions 34-26 (half-time 24-12) in their Rainbow Cup SA clash ...


7 policemen killed by gunmen in southeast Nigeria

Seven policemen were killed in a series of attacks on security installations in Nigeria's oil-rich Rivers state, police said Saturday.Southeast ...


ANC NEC meeting characterised by deep 'hate' between members

Squabbles within the ANC's national executive committee continued at the start of its weekend meeting.Factions in the party are not ...


Chad's Military Council Seeks Central African States Support

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Envoys from Chad's ruling military council are seeking support from its central African neighbors in fighting rebels ...


DA-10 seeks ways to aid farmers, fisherfolk amid pandemic

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 8 (PIA)--Amid challenges brought about by coronavirus disease (COVID)-19 pandemic and African Swine Fever (ASF), ...


Uganda lawmakers approve smaller budget as foreign funding falls

Ugandan lawmakers approved spending plans of 44.7 trillion shillings ($12.6 billion) for the year through June 2022, about 714 billion ...


Moroccan scholar launches book on Morocco-China relations

© Provided by Xinhua RABAT, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Moroccan sinologist Nasser Bouchiba recently presented his new book "History of ...


SAFA referee dies after 'freak' car accident

SAFA and FIFA assistant referee Shaun Olive has passed away following a car accident earlier in the week.South Africa's football ...


Africa wants its own vaccine plants to avoid missing out on shots

States in the African continent are calling for the establishment of full vaccine-manufacturing plants to prepare for future pandemics. Most ...


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U.S. announces waiver of Covid patents; pharmaceutical stocks tumble

WASHINGTON D.C.: Shares of Covid vaccine manufacturers fell following statements from the White House that they support waiving patent rights ...

U.S. economic downturn translates to lowest birth rate in 40 years

WASHINGTON DC - Amidst the radical turndown in the American economy during the Covid lockdown, birth rates in the United ...

WHO says "low confidence" in Sinopharm Covid side-effects data

GENEVA, Switzerland: World Health Organization experts have said they have "very low confidence" in data received from Chinese state-owned drugmaker ...

White House seeks subsidies for nuclear power in bid for clean energy

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House is talking with lawmakers to offer subsidies to the nation's nuclear power plants, in a ...

Fear of Covid variants calls off Oktoberfest for 2nd year

MUNICH, Germany: Authorities in Germany have called off Oktoberfest for the second straight year, saying the festival, which attracts nearly ...

Police recognize wanted Mafia fugitive on YouTube from tattoos

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic: Italian detectives have arrested a member of the Italian mafia after seeing him on YouTube in ...

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Irish carrier Ryanair transported 1 million passengers in April

DUBLIN, Ireland - May 5 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- Europe's largest budget airline Ryanair on Wednesday reported a monthly growth ...

PM Modi asks EU to support TRIPS waiver

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], May 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked EU leaders to support the ...

SA condemns attack on Palestinian worshipers at al-Aqsa Mosque

The South African government has condemned the attack on Palestinian worshipers at the al-Aqsa Mosque by Israeli soldiers.The BBC reported ...

Chad's Military Council Seeks Central African States Support

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Envoys from Chad's ruling military council are seeking support from its central African neighbors in fighting rebels ...

NCB nabs one foreign national for smuggling 4 kgs of heroin

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 8 (ANI): The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) officials on Saturday arrested a foreign national with 4 ...

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Demand seen pushing factory orders to 1.1% in March

WASHINGTON D.C.: After sliding 0.5 percent in February, new factory orders for US-made goods rebounded 1.1 percent in March, as ...


Airlines, biofuel industries discuss low-cost biofuels with U.S. House

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a larger drive by lawmakers to advance climate and energy legislation, members of a U.S. ...


China reports 230 million tourist trips over May Day holiday

BEIJING, China: China set a new tourism record, as the Chinese made some 230 million trips over the extended May ...


U.S. industrial stocks set new records, U.S. dollar gets smashed

NEW YORK, New York - It was like Groundhog Day as stocks forged to new highs on Wall Street on ...


Officials say US supply chain will correct self, raise factory output

WASHINGTON D.C.: Production in the United States clocked slower growth last month, as supply scarcities posed restraints and extensive fiscal ...


Slowdown seen in office construction as work from home continues

Indicating that the working from home trend is here to stay, U.S. businesses have stepped up their spending on technology ...


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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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