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Displaced families in northeast Nigeria 'knocking on door of starvation': WFP

Abuja [Nigeria], October 16 (ANI): Displaced families in Nigeria's northeast are "knocking on the door of starvation", the UN World ...

Tanzania allocates 2.2 million USD for research on COVID-19 pandemic

Dodoma [Tanzania], October 16 (ANI/Xinhua): Tanzanian government said on Saturday that it has allocated 5.1 billion Tanzanian shillings (about 2.2 ...

Vardy and Daka seal thrilling win for Leicester against Manchester United

Leicester [UK], October 16 (ANI): Late goals by Jamie Vardy and Patson Daka earned Leicester City a thrilling 4-2 victory ...

Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 8.42 mln

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], October 16 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,420,043 as of Saturday afternoon, ...

Sri Lanka team for T20 WC has variety, depth, says captain Shanaka

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka is full of optimism ahead of the Men's T20 World ...

UN chief urges Central African Republic conflict parties to respect ceasefire

New York [US], October 16 (ANI/Sputnik): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on all parties to the conflict in the ...

CSA congratulates all South African players for IPL win, after facing criticism

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): After receiving flak on social media for only congratulating Lungi Ngidi for winning the Indian ...

Live ups and downs of international cricket with team, says SL coach Arthur

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket coach, Mickey Arthur said that he lives the ups and downs of ...

T20 WC: CSK coach Stephen Fleming joins New Zealand camp

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) head coach and former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming on Saturday ...

Steyn pulls up CSA for not wishing Faf du Plessis and Imran Tahir on IPL title win

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): Former Proteas pacer Dale Steyn on Saturday pulled up Cricket South Africa (CSA) for not ...

US Development Finance Corporation chief Marchick to visit India

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Operating Officer (COO) David Marchick will be visiting ...

ICC men's T20 World Cup 2021 set to commence on Sunday amid huge anticipation (Preview)

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): Five long years the teams and fans have had to wait but the ICC men's ...

Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 8.41 mln

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], October 15 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,414,571 cases as of Friday ...

Runners to tussle with Kipchoge for Paris 2024 mass marathon places

Paris [France], October 15 (ANI): Two-time Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge is to take on Paris 2024 mass race hopefuls ...

Four migrants dead, 21 missing as boat sank off Spanish coast

Madrid [Spain], October 15 (ANI/Xinhua): Four migrants have died and another 21 people are still missing as the boat they ...

T20 WC: Dale Steyn, Shane Watson part of commentary panel

Dubai [UAE], October 15 (ANI): Cricket and sports fans across the world will be able to enjoy unparalleled coverage of ...

Kenyan long-distance runner Agnes Tirop's husband arrested over her death

Nairobi [Kenya], October 15 (ANI): The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) - Kenya has confirmed that the police have arrested ...

T20 WC: Paul Stirling's form will be key for Ireland, says skipper Balbirnie

Dubai [UAE], October 15 (ANI): Ireland skipper Andrew Balbirnie has said that opening batter Paul Stirling's form will hold the ...

Heartbreak to elation: Scotland's rollercoaster road to T20 World Cup

Dubai [UAE], October 15 (ANI): Having come agonisingly close to making the 2019 Men's Cricket World Cup, Scotland is back ...

56 arrested in South Africa for holding officials hostage

Johannesburg [South Africa], October 15 (ANI/Xinhua): A total of 56 veterans were arrested on Thursday night after South African police ...

T20 WC: No clear favourites, spinners are going to have a huge role, says Muralidaran

Dubai [UAE], October 15 (ANI): Sri Lanka spin icon Muttiah Muralidaran stated there are no clear favourites for ICC Men's ...

Class is permanent with someone like Dhoni, Morgan might just be struggling a bit, feels Steyn

Dubai [UAE], October 15 (ANI): Former South Africa pacer Dale Steyn has shared his thoughts on the batting forms of ...

T20 WC: Top-order's performance dictates my role with the bat, says Afghanistan skipper Nabi

Dubai [UAE], October 15 (ANI): Afghanistan's newly appointed skipper Mohammad Nabi said he changes his game according to the situation ...

Bradburn steps down from Pakistan cricket's head of high-performance coaching role

Lahore [Pakistan], October 15 (ANI): Former New Zealand cricketer Grant Bradburn has decided to step down from Pakistan cricket's head ...

Madagascar fights for sovereignty amid Chinese debt-trap diplomacy

Antananarivo [Madagascar], October 15 (ANI): China has been striving to trap African nations in its debt diplomacy but Madagascar is ...

T20 WC: Finch feels Maxwell's style can be an asset on UAE wickets

Dubai [UAE], October 15 (ANI): Australia skipper Aaron Finch has said the side will be flexible in picking up the ...

UN must work to enhance support for South-South cooperation: India at UNGA

New York [US], October 15 (ANI): India on Thursday at the United Nations (UN) underlined the need to enhance support ...

Meenakashi Lekhi's Serbia visit will provide further momentum to bilateral ties: MEA

New Delhi [India], October 15 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs (MoS) Meenakashi Lekhi's two-day visit to Serbia will ...

Investigations underway after death of 6 Chinese nationals, 2 locals in Zimbabwe gas explosion incident

Harare [Zimbabwe], October 14 (ANI/Xinhua): Investigations leading to the explosions that killed six Chinese nationals and two local employees last ...

T20 WC: Injured hand continuously improving, will have first net session on Friday, says Bavuma

Dubai [UAE], October 14 (ANI): South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma on Thursday said that his injured hand is showing continuous ...

Tommy Lee Jones replaces Harrison Ford to star opposite Jamie Foxx in Amazon's 'The Burial'

Washington [US], October 14 (ANI): Hollywood actor-filmmaker Tommy Lee Jones is set to star alongside Jamie Foxx in Amazon's 'The ...

T20 WC: No issue with Warner's preparation, he is in great spirits, says Finch

Dubai [UAE], October 14 (ANI): Left-handed batter David Warner might have been dropped from the playing XI of SunRisers Hyderabad, ...

Sportsradar highlights scale of match-fixing in sport over last 18 months

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 14 (ANI): Sportradar Integrity Services, a global supplier of sport integrity solutions and partner to over ...

T20 WC 2021: Ireland, Sri Lanka wins round one warm up match

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 14 (ANI): Ireland and Sri Lanka won the Round one warm-up match for the T20 World ...

T20 World Cup: Brett Lee backs India to reach final

Melbourne [Australia], October 14 (ANI): Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee has backed India to reach the finals of ICC ...

Australia 'pleased' to find window in 2023 to tour SA for postponed Test series

Melbourne [Australia], October 14 (ANI): Cricket Australia is optimistic of having a new window to play the Test series against ...

T20 WC, Ind vs Pak: If you ask me, we'll win, says Babar Azam

Lahore [Pakistan], October 14 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has exuded confidence ahead of the blockbuster clash against India in ...

Africa's COVID-19 cases surpass 8.4 million

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], October 13 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,402,139 cases as of Wednesday ...

World Athletics condoles demise of Kenya's Agnes Tirop

Nairobi [Kenya], October 13 (ANI): World Athletics on Wednesday condoled the demise of Kenya's Agnes Tirop, a two-time world championships ...

(Hello Africa) Botswana starts drive-through COVID-19 vaccination campaign

© Provided by Xinhua NAIROBI, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- A drive-through COVID-19 vaccination campaign has started in Gaborone, the capital ...

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MOSCOW, Russia: With surging natural gas prices leading again to the greater use of coal, TotalEnergies CEO Patrick Pouyanne highlighted ...

Delta variant blamed for 300,000 jump in August unemployment

WASHINGTON D.C.: A recently released report has detailed how the August surge of the Covid Delta variant saw record numbers ...

White House in push to build wind farms in Atlantic, Pacific

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Secretary of Interior Deborah Haaland has announced that the U.S. government will auction lease agreements for seven ...

Property prices in Ireland increase to 10 year high

DUBLIN, Ireland: Property prices in Ireland are increasing at double digit rates for the first time in a decade.Since August, ...

World stocks on. the boil, Nasdaq rallies 74 points

NEW YORK, New York - Demand for bank stocks and higher-than-expected retail sales bolstered Wall Street on Friday."The economy continues ...

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