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International Academic and Management Association (IAMA)

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], June 21 (ANI/PNN): International Academic and Management Association (IAMA), an education-focused organization based in India further consolidated ...


SA, France and WHO to announce new Covid-19 vaccine hub

South Africa, France and the World Health Organisation will make a joint announcement on Monday about coronavirus vaccines.The briefing will ...


WHO Declares End to Second Ebola Outbreak in Guinea

The World Health Organization officially announced Saturday the end of Guinea's second Ebola outbreak, which was declared in February and ...


Guinea declares end to Ebola outbreak that killed 12

An Ebola outbreak which started in southeast Guinea in February, infecting 16 people and killing 12, has been declared over, ...


US General: 'Wildfire of Terrorism' on March in Africa

TAN-TAN, MOROCCO - A senior U.S. general warned Friday that the "wildfire of terrorism" is sweeping across a band of ...


Soldiers injured in Mali car bomb targeting France's Barkhane force

A huge car bomb attack that injured several soldiers on Monday in the town of Gossi in central Mali was ...


Former Liberia warlord given 20 years' jail for war crimes

A Swiss court has handed a 20-year sentence to convicted warlord Alieu Kosiah, the first Liberian to be convicted of ...


Liberia bans travel from India as Covid cases rise

Amid a sharp rise in the number of Covid-19 cases, the Liberian government has announced a ban on travellers coming ...


Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, June 20

ACCRA -- The leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) decided at their summit in Accra Saturday ...


Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, June 20

CAIRO -- Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry held talks on Saturday with his Libyan counterpart Najla al-Mangoush in Cairo on ...


Child Labor Is On The Rise, With MIllions Of Kids Working - Goats and Soda

Child Labor Is On The Rise, With MIllions Of Kids Working : Goats and Soda NPR ...


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Dow Jones rises by nearly 600 points as Wall Street rebounds

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks finished sharply higher on Monday as bargain-hunters bought up big.The Dow Jones led ...

Paypal merchant fees jump from 2.9 to 3.4 percent

SAN JOSE, California: PayPal is raising merchant fees one half percent to merchants as it solidifies its dominant position in ...

Biden ends 25% Trump tariff on Scotch whiskey, other EU imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has lifted a 25 percent tariff on Scotch whiskey, as well as other goods imported ...

Sharemarkets in Asia sold off, main Tokyo index sheds 953 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were thrashed in Japan, Australia, and Hong Kong on Monday. Shares in China finished flat.The ...

New cancer drug is goal of partnership between Bristol-Myers and Eisai

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Drugmaker Bristol-Myers Squibb has entered into a collaboration agreement worth up to $3.10 billion with ...

After JBS hacking, ranchers creating smaller meat processing plants

LINCOLN, Nebraska: Overwhelmed by pandemic-related closures of large slaughterhouses and a recent cyberattack on meatpacking giant JBS, which upended meat ...

International

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Brazil reports half million Covid deaths, vaccinations still slow

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Over half a million Brazilians have now died after contracting COVID-19, it was reported on Saturday. Brazil ...

Planning for space tourism, company flies test balloon 20 miles high

ORLANDO, Florida: Space Perspective, which plans to bring tourists to space inside a capsule tethered to a balloon, successfully flew ...

EU countries to allow Americans, others to return

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In the much-awaited opening following the Covid pandemic, the European Union announced on Friday that its member countries ...

Biden orders U.S. to investigate Chinese apps, may impose bans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order which could result in several Chinese apps being investigated or ...

Consumers to pay price for unplanted crops due to California drought

CANTUA CREEK, California: California farmers are leaving fields unplanted because of the ongoing drought. California's worst drought since 1977 has ...

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Covid cases climbing in Africa; countries unprepared, says WHO

NAIROBI, Kenya: COVID-19 cases jumped over 20 percent in the past week in nearly two dozen African countries, according to ...


COVID-19: First mRNA vaccine tech transfer hub a great step forward

The World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting a South African consortium in establishing the first COVID-19 mRNA vaccine technology transfer ...


CSA congratulates Proteas on Test series triumph over West Indies

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has congratulated the Proteas on their dominant 2-0 series win over the West Indies in the ...


Keshav Maharaj 2nd South Africa player to take Test hat-tri

Gros Islet [St Lucia], June 21 (ANI): Spinner Keshav Maharaj on Monday became the second South Africa bowler to take ...


7th International Yoga Day celebrated with enthusiasm: MEA

New Delhi [India], June 21 (ANI): From Bhutan to Uzbekistan, and from the UAE to Guatemala, the Seventh International Day ...


US to share 55 million COVID-19 vaccine doses globally

Washington DC [US], June 21 (ANI): The United States has announced the distribution list for 55 million of the 80 ...


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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 ...