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Ceasefire in Central African Republic a critical step: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the declaration of a unilateral ceasefire in the Central African Republic (CAR), his spokesperson ...

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 ...

US probing possible cases of 'Havana Syndrome' among embassy staff in Bogota

Bogota [Colombia], October 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Washington has been secretly investigating possible cases of the so-called Havana Syndrome that allegedly affected ...

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 ...

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, ...

Sudan reports increasing COVID-19 cases

Khartoum [Sudan], October 16 (ANI/Xinhua): Sudan has been witnessed an increasing number of COVID-19 infections and deaths since early October, ...

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 ...

No words to describe what Chris Gayle has done for West Indies, says Pollard

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): West Indies captain Kieron Pollard acknowledged his side's power-packed batting ahead of the men's T20 ...

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 ...

Firmino, Mane and Salah shine as Liverpool thrash Watford 5-0

Hertfordshire [UK], October 16 (ANI): Roberto Firmino claimed a hat-trick, Sadio Mane scored his 100th Premier League goal and Mohamed ...

MoS Muraleedharan to visit Sudan, S. Sudan next week

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan will embark on a two-nation ...

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 ...

IPL 2021: Ruturaj is champion, allows me to play my role, says Du Plessis

Dubai [UAE], October 16 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batter Faf du Plessis called his opening partner Ruturaj Gaikwad, a ...

Family of black woman suing biotech firm for taking cancer cells without consent

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): The family of an African-American woman, Henrietta Lacks whose cervical cancer cells were taken without ...

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 ...

Two-time champ Victoria Azarenka reaches Indian Wells final

Victoria Azarenka is on the verge of becoming the winningest champion in the history of the WTA Tour's Indian Wells, ...

George Clooney's production house joins 'How to Build a Truth Engine' documentary

Washington [US], October 15 (ANI): Hollywood actor-filmmaker George Clooney and Grant Heslov have joined Austrian director Friedrich Moser's feature documentary ...

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 ...

Ridiculous how Faf du Plessis won't be playing for SA in T20 WC: Vaughan

New Delhi [India], October 15 (ANI): Former England skipper Michael Vaughan on Friday said that he fails to understand why ...

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 ...

Ravindra Jadeja plays his 200th IPL match

Dubai [UAE], October 15 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and batter Faf du Plessis are playing their ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Weekend Preview: Texas Motor Speedway

The NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs point standings have been reset and the eight drivers advancing to the Round of 8 ...

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 ...

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