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WADA Executive Committee receives update on RUSADA compliance case

Lausanne [Switzerland], Jan 24 (ANI): The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA's) Executive Committee (ExCo) was updated on the compliance case against ...


Indian, Russian scholars participate in Ganga-Volga Dialogue

New Delhi [India], Jan 24 (ANI): Eminent scholars from India and Russia participated in the first Ganga-Volga Dialogue of Civilizations ...


Israel PM, Election Rival Invited to US to Talk Peace

JERUSALEM - The White House has invited Israel's prime minister and his main political rival to Washington next week to ...


Rohingya Refugees Hail World Court's Ruling in Myanmar Genocide Case

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh expressed elation Thursday over an International Court of Justice ruling that went against Myanmar in a ...


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Queen Elizabeth grants Royal Assent to Brexit Bill

LONDON, UK - Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit bill finally became law after receiving royal assent from Queen Elizabeth ...

Queen gives assent for Britain to leave EU

Queen Elizabeth II gave her formal assent on Thursday for Britain to end its decades-long involvement in the European Union ...

A brief history of black names, from Perlie to Latasha

Most people recognize that there are first names given almost exclusively by black Americans to their children, such as Jamal ...

EU Condemns Northwest Syria Offensive

BRUSSELS - The European Union on Thursday condemned renewed fighting around a rebel stronghold in northwest Syria, demanding an end ...

U.S. Congressmen Express Concern Over Georgian Reforms

TBILISI -- Georgia's government has released a letter written by four U.S. Congressmen expressing concerns over the government's failure to ...

Chinese stocks plunge in worst end to Lunar Year on record

Panic coursed through the world's second-largest equity market as investors sold stocks on concern a deadly virus will worsen over ...

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Chinese stocks sink as investors panic over spreading virus

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in China dropped sharply on Friday as two populous cities in the country went into lockdown ...

Queen Elizabeth grants Royal Assent to Brexit Bill

LONDON, UK - Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit bill finally became law after receiving royal assent from Queen Elizabeth ...

Nasdaq and S&P 500 make modest gains, Dow Jones index slips

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday with the Nasdaq and Standard and Poor's 500 making ...

Huanggang locks down over coronovirus threat

BEIJING, China - The authorities in Huanggang city in China have imposed a quarantine lockdown in a bid to stop ...

Small nations dominate rankings of least corrupt countries

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | COPENHAGEN, Denmark - New Zealand and Denmark have jointly been awarded the least corrupt countries in ...

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Queen Elizabeth grants Royal Assent to Brexit Bill

LONDON, UK - Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit bill finally became law after receiving royal assent from Queen Elizabeth ...


District of Columbia goes after Trump, files lawsuit

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump's inaugural committee spent more than $1 million to book a ballroom at the ...


Tragic Australian bushfires claim lives of U.S. firefighters

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Flags will be flown at half mast throughout New South Wales in Australia on Friday, following ...


Presidents and royalty attend World Holocaust Forum in Israel

Heads of state and government from dozens of countries arrived in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation ...


Public health emergency decision over new coronavirus still pending

GENEVA, Switzerland (ANI/Sputnik) - The WHO Emergency Committee held a discussion on Wednesday over concerns about the coronavirus outbreak in ...


Airlines facing competition from sleeper trains

Dutch airline KLM recently launched a new advertising campaign called "Fly Responsibly". Remarkably, it seems to encourage viewers to fly ...


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