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Europe says it is ready for a new start with U.S.

LONDON, UK - World leaders have congratulated Joe Biden following his inauguration Wednesday as the 46th U.S. president. Many allies ...

Asia Album: Pakistani children attend "park school" amid pandemic

© Provided by Xinhua | Children attend a class at a "park school" ahead of International Day of Education in ...

Asia Album: Sri Lanka conducts COVID-19 vaccination trials

© Provided by Xinhua | Medical workers prepare COVID-19 vaccination trials in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Jan. 23, 2021. (Photo by ...

Taiwan Reports Encroachment by Chinese Military Aircraft

Taiwan's defense ministry said Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan's defense identification zone Saturday and that the Taiwanese air force warned ...

Anderson says restricting SL under 400 a "good effort"

Galle [Sri Lanka], January 23 (ANI): England pacer James Anderson on Saturday said that it was a good effort from ...

IFFI celebrates Netaji's 125th birth anniversary

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 23 (ANI): Joining the national and international celebrations of the 125th birth anniversary year of Netaji ...

Pietersen shares Dravid email to teach Crawley, Sibley

London [UK], January 23 (ANI): As England openers Dom Sibley and Zack Crawley continue to struggle against Sri Lanka's spinners, ...

Japan Latest Nation to Contest Beijing's South China Sea Claims

Japan has joined a growing list of countries that are challenging China's maritime claims in the South China Sea.On Tuesday, ...

WHO chief lauds India for support to COVID-19 response

Geneva [Switzerland], January 23 (ANI): World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Saturday expressed gratitude to India and ...

Anderson registers best bowling figures in Asia

Galle [Sri Lanka], January 23 (ANI): England pacer James Anderson on Saturday recorded his best bowling figures in Asia. The ...

Azhar Ali looks to return to winning ways on home soil

Karachi [Pakistan], January 23 (ANI): After a dismal outing in New Zealand, Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali is banking upon the ...

Sungjae Im of Korea rode hot putter to seize one-shot lead

California [US], January 23 (ANI): Sungjae Im of Korea rode a hot putter to seize a one-shot lead at The ...

Development of Assam integral to self-reliant India: PM

New Delhi [India], January 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said rapid development of Assam and northeast region ...

Asia Album: Wild long-tailed macaque wanders in Singapore's Marina Bay

© Provided by Xinhua | A wild long-tailed macaque forages on the Helix Bridge in Singapore's Marina Bay on Jan. ...

Im shoots 65 to seize PGA lead in California desert

South Korea's Im Sung-jae, a Masters runner-up last year, fired a bogey-free seven-under par 65 to grab a one-stroke lead ...

Asia Album: Enter "Dahlia Dreams" in Singapore

© Provided by Xinhua | People visit the "Dahlia Dreams" floral display, as part of the Lunar New Year celebrations ...

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport completes test with passenger planes

© Provided by Xinhua | Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2021 shows the terminal of Chengdu Tianfu International Airport in ...

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic speed skating venue completes ice making

© Provided by Xinhua | Photo taken on Dec. 31, 2019 shows the National Speed Skating Oval, also known as ...

US commends India for gifting COVID-19 vaccine to countries

Washington [US], January 23 (ANI): The United States on Friday "applauded" India for gifting COVID-19 vaccines to several countries including ...

DSWD joins #ExplainExplainExplain campaign in CV

CEBU CITY, Jan. 22 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) joined the Presidential Communications Operations Office ...

Senate Confirms Biden's Choice for Secretary of Defense

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden got a needed boost early Friday, with lawmakers giving final approval to his secretary ...

Brighton goalkeeper Ryan joins Arsenal on loan

London [UK], January 22 (ANI): Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan has joined Arsenal on loan for the remainder of the season ...

NRAI to announce teams for rifle WCs after trials 3, 4

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): The National Rifle Association of India (NRAI) has announced that the Indian teams for ...

Turkmenistan: Big on gas, short on options

It was supposed to be a banner year for Turkmenistan's natural gas industry.There was a time when it was predicted ...

Two Ethnic Kazakhs From China Violently Attacked In Kazakhstan

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- Two ethnic Kazakhs from China's northwestern province of Xinjiang with temporary refugee status in Kazakhstan have been ...

Ketto Awards 2020: Honouring the achievements

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): In a bid to recognize and celebrate the initiatives driving positive change in India, ...

Metal, banking scrips drag down equity gauges by 1.5 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices dipped by 1.5 per cent on Friday as traders booked profits ...

China illegal 'profiteering' in Pakistan's power sector

Peshawar [Pakistan], January 22 (ANI): China has invested billions in Pakistan's power sector but all the deals made with Pakistan ...

Tokyo stocks open lower on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Friday.The benchmark Nikkei 225 index was down 0.56% at 28 594.39 in early trade, while ...

Asian markets drop after Biden-fuelled rally

Asian markets fell Friday as investors took a breather following a strong week for global equities.Asia was in the red, ...

Equity indices fall over 1 pc, metals and banks drag

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices swung lower during the afternoon on Friday as traders booked profits ...

Passion Vista celebrated anniversary with Dr Palanichamy

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI/Digpu): Unified Brainz celebrated 2nd anniversary of its international magazine brand - Passion Vista with ...

Malaysian COVID-19 Cases Soar to Thousands per Day

TAIPEI - Malaysia has gone back into a tough new lockdown as COVID-19 caseloads have spiked this month after a ...

Bitcoin heads for worst weekly loss in months

PanARMENIAN.Net - Bitcoin wavered on Friday, January 22 and was heading toward its sharpest weekly drop since September, as worries ...

China Expresses Hope for Cooperation as Biden Sworn In

WASHINGTON - China told the new Biden administration Thursday that it hoped the two nations could cooperate to meet the ...

Equity indices flat on weak global cues, auto stocks surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 22 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices swung between minor gains and losses during early hours on Friday ...

North Korean Defectors Call on Biden to Focus on Human Rights

As President Joe Biden was sworn into office Wednesday, North Korean defectors living throughout the United States expressed hope that ...

China's trade data confirm 2020 was a bleak year in Eurasia

This week Beijing released its preliminary trade data for 2020. As expected, when the global economy slammed to a halt ...

Key Pieces of Biden's National Security Team Moving into Place

One critical piece of U.S. President Joe Biden's national security team came into place Thursday, while the White House and ...

Asia Album: Ornamental fish farming in Bangladesh

© Provided by Xinhua | A worker shows Goldfish at a farm in Ashulia on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh ...

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60% of Albuquerque citizens rate quality of life as good or excellent

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Wall Street closes mixed on fears of prolonged lockdowns

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks closed lower on Friday as fears of prolonged lockdowns due to the ...

IEA anticipates less oil demand in 2021

PARIS, France - The International Energy Agency (IEA) reduced its 2021 global oil forecast this week as fresh coronavirus lockdowns ...

Sellers take charge on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were sold off on Friday.All the major indices lost ground, while the rout ...

Giant telco supplier based in Ireland heralds international expansion

LIMERICK, Ireland - A boost for Ireland's expanding tech sector are plans by a giant telco supplier to recruit scores ...

U.S. stock markets have quiet day, greenback slump continues

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